Ramsgate, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Ramsgate and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

St.Augustines Abbey School/College,Grange Road

My elder brother and I, attended the school between 1961-1969 as day-boys. I cannot find out why the school left Ramsgate to take premises in Westgate-on-Sea, and why the buildings in Ramsgate were totally demolished in 1973, were they unsafe, were there financial problems?! The school in ...Read full memory

A memory of Ramsgate by Joe Logan

Charles Chedgey

My great grandfather, Charles Chedgey, was given a gold watch by the employees of the Granville Hotel in May 1900. I`d be interested to know the circumstances whereby hotel employees could afford to present him with an engraved expensive gold watch. Chris Chedgey

A memory of Ramsgate by Chris Chedgey

Usaf At Manston In The 1950s

My memory refers to Manston Airport when the USAF were there in the 50's. We had a summer holiday home and every year there was a new set of American children to play with. I was 11, and Britain was a very boring place in those days, the Americans were so colourful and exotic. If any of those children were to ...Read full memory

A memory of Ramsgate by Coral Kite