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Snodland, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Gamekeepers Hill

I hope someone can help, my family lived in Snodland during the 60's and 70's. My father attended Holmesdale. He wrote a poem about Kent and mentions a place called gamekeepers hill, which we think was in or around Snodland as it was a place him and his siblings used to play when young during the 60's/70's and he said it ...Read full memory

A memory of Snodland by Paul Billanie

The Bull And My Dad, Arthur Shrimpton.

My life has always been based around The Bull as I was born there in 1965 and stayed there till September 1982 as my dad was the landlord. We left there when he sadly passed away, but still today I have people tell me about their memories of him and how The Bull has never been the same since the day we ...Read full memory

The Bricklayers Arms

The Brick was my home from 1954-1972. My parents Ted and Doris Simmonds were the publicans and maybe there are people out there who still remember them. My Aunt Ethel used to entertain everyone on the piano which she loved to play and was a big attraction. Dad used to make such enormous fires throughout the winter, which ...Read full memory

A memory of Snodland by Audrey Walker