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Memories of Deal

Amusement Arcade And Roller Skating Rink

I grew up in Deal, spent many hours in this shelter, from around 1961, it is still there today. My fondest memories of that time are: directly opposite across ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal

Deal Railway Station

I moved to Deal when I was 3. We lived in a house owned by the railway in the station approach. My father was linesman on the railway. I went to the parochial school on London ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Lilian Maxwell

John Ford Havelock Road

I know you. You are the little boy who came skipping out of your house to tell us all that 'We had won the War'. I was born at No. 8 - all the children played together in that ...Read full memory

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I Was Born In The Shop On Left Hand Side, White Fuller (Kent)

The shop on left hand side is White Fuller (Kent) Ltd, 68 High Street, Deal. My father, Cecil Prime, was the owner. Our mother, Phyllis, my ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Francesca Wellard

St Leonards Church, Deal

My parents had to walk from High Street, Deal to this church on the coldest and snowiest day recorded up to that time for my baptism in February 1947. My godparents were Hazle ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Francesca Wellard

Deal By Deafault!

My wife spent many happy summers in Deal and Walmer with cousins/aunties/uncles/gran/gran-dad when on holiday from Swindon. She never stops talking about the Glen and mimicking her ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Jeff Andrews

Sandown Castle

My memory of Sandown Castle was that by the time we were children the sea had washed it away and all that was left were flat stones. You had to pass it to go along the sea trail to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Francesca Wellard

Thomas Barwick

Perhaps you would like to know more about Thomas Barwick. Sarah Goodborn was Thomas' s second wife and was possibly the sister of his first wife, Eliza Goodborn, who appears to have died ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Helen Middleditch

Betteshanger Cycling Club

Do you remember those meetings on a Sunday morning when the cycle club turned out for a day trip to Hastings or Dymchurch, maybe to Rye, etc. In charge was Harry Falvis, (not ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by John Ford

Lovely Deal

I spent many very happy holidays at my uncle's house, number 8 Beach Street directly behind the pub in the photo. It was an old house with very steep stairs with large ropes instead of ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Anthony Lock

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