Ramsgate, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Ramsgate C 1952

I was born in Ramsgate in 1950 in Addington Street where my father and mother had a drapers shop. My mother used to take me out all over the place but my favourite of all was the Waterfall, as a child I remember the coloured lights that shone in the water and I thought they were the most beautiful thing in the world. I also ...Read full memory

A memory of Ramsgate by e.percy5


My greatgrandfather Giles Chandler ran a small fleet of fishing smacks from Ramsgate harbour in late 1800s and early 1900s. The Progress, Peace and Spray were some of them. The Progress was lost with all hands during a storm in October 1911. Several other fishing smacks from Ramsgate were lost at this time.

A memory of Ramsgate by Pat Mills

St Georges School

Is there anyone out there who went to St Georges School, when it was behind St Georges Church? My maiden name was Anthea Wood, anyone remember me? The date is a bit vague lol, but then I am now 65!