Frith photos prompt happy memories of our personal history, so enjoy this trip down memory lane with our old photos, historic maps, local history books, and memories of Ashford. Refresh & enjoy your personal memories, or find some that family & friends will love as gifts.

It's free to browse our vintage and retro photographs of Ashford, but if some spark good memories they are available to buy in a wide range of products, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers, customised calendars. Don't miss other visitors' Memories and maybe connect with those who have shared their memories - you may even know the names, or learn more about the locality.

Old Maps of Ashford

Historic Maps of Ashford and the local area.

Old map of Ashford in 1895
Map of Ashford in 1895
Old map of Ashford in 1895
Old map of Ashford in 1921
Map of Ashford in 1921
Old map of Ashford in 1921
Old map of Ashford in 1940
Map of Ashford in 1940
Old map of Ashford in 1940
Old map of Ashford in 1896

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Ashford from other years.

Sheet Maps of Ashford

Historic Folded Sheet Maps of Ashford and the local area, matching current OS Landranger Sheet Maps.

One of my earliest recollections is sitting on a bar stool in the Lord Roberts pub in Ashford, Kent in 1956/1957. Together with her husband (George), my grandmother (Gertrude Volans) ran the pub, which accounts for why at such a young age I was ‘parked’ at the bar. 60+ years later, I still remember the smell of beer. It didn’t put me off; I am a discerning beer drinker, now living in Canada where craft beers are ...see more
I remember Rabsons Toy Shop, those old shops all along that street I think middle row the street was called, also we were told that a ghost was often seen above the Toy shop, not sure if that was true, I was to scared to walk past those shops at night.

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