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.

Old Maps of Gillingham

Historic Maps of Gillingham and the local area.

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:

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)