Old Maps of Ashford

Historic Maps of Ashford and the local area.

More maps coming!

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

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 (...Read full memory)

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.