Sheerness, The Broadway c.1960

Sheerness, The Broadway c.1960

Neg. S528037

Memories of Sheerness

I Was There!

I was/am the lad on the right! I discovered this picture a few years back in a superb Frith's book on Kent. Alongside me is my mate Ray. I think the year is more like 1957 or it could the summer of 1956. It was during those lovely days when kids spent whole days out of the house and generally unsupervised. Ray and I and other ...Read full memory

Holidays In The 1930's

I lived in Gillingham and before the war we usually went to Sheerness for a weeks holiday always staying at the same Guest House. The Guest House was about a mile from the sea front and we had to be out in the morning by 9.30 a.m.and were not allowed to return before 5 p.m with "High Tea" served half an hour later. These ...Read full memory

A memory of Sheerness by hachesney

Kiddies' Store

In 1953, I moved here at the age of 2 with my parents from London's Old Kent Road. We rented the large flat directly above Kiddie's Store (seen on the left of this picture of the High Street). My father worked at a local bakery. I remember the police coming one day after there'd been a big burglary into Kiddie's Store, the ...Read full memory

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