Memories of Herne Bay

I was born in Herne Bay in 1941 and the punch and judy man was uncle colin and he lived a few doors down from us in Victoria Park. He made me a Mr Punch puppet.

I started school at 5yrs old ii then lived in Fernlea Avenue the house was called Anglo West and was number 44 (how i remember this so well i do not know) my mum took me to school through the park the school was not far from the end of the park cant remember the road was it Kings Road? I remember a street party must have been (...Read full memory)

I first got to know Herne Bay in the Second World War as my parents used to send me there from where we lived in Feltham to stay with my grandparents on my mum's side to give me a rest from the bombing. In later years both my parents moved there and Dad opened an electrical shop in the High Street where I lived over (...Read full memory)

I roller skated in the old pavilion - you could see the sea through the gaps in the floor boards!! My brother bribed me to behave by the promise of an ice cream bought from the cafe at the end of the pier.

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