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

Jim Iles

My husband Jime Iles was at Holmesdale School from 1956 to 1960. He won many awards for his metalwork and wood work with Mr Dodds. He lived in Tomlins Cottages in Snodland which have now been demolished. He worked at Holborough Cement works for a few years as his father Jim Iles (snr) who is 90 this year. We all now live in Perth Western Australia.

A memory of Snodland by Linda Iles

Oxford Street

I lived at 9 Oxford Street (just off Malling Road) from 1955 to 1972 when I got married and moved away to Maidstone. I worked as a paperboy for Kenny's; once I was 13 and old enough to be employed - I remember getting 10 shillings per week. My round covered the Birling Road and the new estate that was being built along ...Read full memory