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

Does Anyone Remeber The Pop Gigs At The West Cliffe Hall/Ballroom In The Early 1960's.

In 1963 I was a vocalist with a Pop Group called Johnny & The Bobcats. I seem to recall we were booked to raise money for the Ramsgate F.C. We played in the West Cliffe three times, once on our own, once with Duffy Power on the bill and once with Deke ...Read full memory

A memory of Ramsgate by John Maskell

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

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