Memories of Dymchurch

My family has had a long association with Dymchurch since the 1890s, first at Barn House and later at Grantchester Cottage in Sycamore Gardens. Six of my family are buried in the churchyard and two are named on the war memorial. I first visited aged 7 in 1946, have done so ever since and have met the welcoming (...Read full memory)

Iris was my partner and Sid was our mad white poodle. We first had a holiday from 1995 and we liked everything we encountered, the people mostly, whatever we did it was good. We hired a chalet owned by Jim Coker.  Sue was his partner and she managed things for him. We used to go to the auctions and the boot sales (...Read full memory)

I lived in Marshlands during the 1950s and started school there, Miss Weth was the headmistress and my favourite teacher was Mrs Nichols. I moved away in 1960 but still remember a lot of my friends names including Lesley Frisby, David Coker, Dennis Lees, Jill Clayson and my first girl friend at the (...Read full memory)

Hello, This is a bit of a long shot but I am just doing some research into a house my sister has recently moved into. I was wondering if anyone knew when the houses on the sands estate (Lower Sands) were built roughly. we have been visiting Dymchurch all our lives (she is 42) and it has been there all that time. I am struggling to find much information. Thank you

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