Yalding, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


When I was 6 years old my brother Ken and I went to live at Kenward, the Dr Barnardo's home in Yalding. It was a fantastic house and I can still remember the lay out of it. We had a wonderful childhood there. We had 'aunts' in the local ...Read full memory

A memory of Yalding by Margaret Cadger

Hop Picking

Hello. I used to go hop picking every year to this farm with my relatives from Camberwell as well.

A memory of Yalding by Alice Newson

Hop Picking On Buston Manor Farm, Yalding

My family name was Brewer and it seemed we went hop picking for ever. The last time was 1958. The following year my grandmother became ill and we could not go anymore. I was 12 the last time I went. ...Read full memory