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I can also remember the old ferries that sailed between Gravesend and Tilbury Docks. My mothers parents lived in Grays and my father also worked there, and so the ferry trip from Gravesend over the Thames was one taken very often. There were 2 ferries, the car ferry (this is now where the remaining (...Read full memory)
My name is Richard Canham and I spent the first four years of my life here at the Gravesend Orphanage in Kent with my older brother Gary. Despite being very young I still have vivid memory's of this place. We were there from late 1959 to about 1963 I have some photos which I will post shortly. I live in Australia (...Read full memory)