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


I worked at the mill for a number of years.Outside the power plant was a fresh water 'well' fed I think, either from the river or from an underground artesian well. I was amazed when someone told me there were crabs in the well, incredibly they were correct, I actually saw them myself, they were the size of edible crabs you buy at ...Read full memory

Housemother Known As Teddy Edwards

I went as assistant housemother in No.4 in 1944 and stayed there as housemother in No.9 until1947. I would like to hear from a boy who was there at that time. I am now 93 but can still remember going to Somerset with the boys and we brought back a little kitten called, Teddy Compton. I do not know if ...Read full memory

Farningham Home For Little Boys

Hello, my name is Fred Clarke. I was at the boys' home in the middle 1940s, also my brother Daniel Clarke was there at the same time. The house I lived in was run by a lady we called Nana Crane. I went to the school at the home and I also was a member of the choir in the chapel. I became head choir boy. ...Read full memory