Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Gillingham, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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My Dad (Roy Trett) taught at Barnsole Road School and I went there - walking from Maple Avenue and back twice a day. Happy memories of friends now long gone. It would be so nice to hear from friends who remain and would like to get in touch. I now live in Canada but email is great: firstname.lastname@example.org.
my father managed Park and brown in Jeffrey Street from 1934 until 1953 a time when it belonged to W.R Barton and Son of Gravesend. I did saturday cash sales work there during the war ; helped carry timber from Gilingham pier on an old Fordson 5 tonner, collected train numbers at the level crossing etc etc..I lived in Malvern Road and (...Read full memory)