Old Maps of Hythe

Historic Maps of Hythe and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.

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This is a picture of 'The Lodge', the gate house for the Westcliffe estate. In 1966 it was home to Mr & Mrs Reg Black, he was a painter and decorator at the hall, I worked for him as a trainee. In the summer we did the outside and in the winter the inside jobs; everything from complete re-paint of rooms to (...Read full memory)

This is the photo in the distance of the house where I was brought up (from Dec 1952 to March 1964) with my three brothers, Michael, Alan and twin Roger, N° 1 Abbey Close. Our neighbours were Mr and Mrs Orchard with their two sons Malcolm and Melvin and on the other side Mr and Mrs Jewel with their three daughters. (...Read full memory)