Old Maps of Ramsgate

Historic Maps of Ramsgate and the local area.

I was born in Ramsgate in 1950 in Addington Street where my father and mother had a drapers shop. My mother used to take me out all over the place but my favourite of all was the Waterfall, as a child I remember the coloured lights that shone in the water and I thought they were the most beautiful thing in the world. I also (...Read full memory)

I used to live in and around London Road, Ramsgate. One of my playmates had a crewcut and was from Texas as his father piloted Shooting Star jet fighters at nearby RAF Manston. We used to make canoes and catamarans from the plane's drop [fuel] tanks - much to the irritation of the USAF people. The guys from the base (...Read full memory)