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.

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 ...Read full memory

Little Boys Home, South Darenth

My two great uncles were at Horton Kirby Home in 1880's, aged 6 and 10. The 6 year old died of pneumonia there, and the 10 year old went into the army when he was of age. He eventually emigrated to Canada.


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 ...Read full memory