Old Maps of Bekesbourne

Historic Maps of Bekesbourne and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.

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Memories of Bekesbourne

Read and share your memories of Bekesbourne itself or of a particular photo of Bekesbourne.

Does anyone have any old photos of Bekesbourne Primary School, especially between 1950 and 1955? I attended this lovely little Church of England school and would love to learn a bit more re its earlier years and see any photos as mentioned earlier 1950 - 1955. If anyone can let me know how I can find some details I would be most grateful. 01227 769708 pamgraves2010@hotmail.com

I remember visiting my Great Aunty Kit who lived in the old school house, I think it was Bekesbourne, but it could have been Littlebourne (her husband had fallen on train tracks during the war and died). The school room was off-limits, but she showed my sister and I once and we were spooked by the old fashioned (...Read full memory)