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Wrotham, View From Wrotham Hill c.1955
Memories of Wrotham
My earliest memory of Wotham was starling school T 5 years of age 1930,I lived in StMarys road at that time.Later I lived in loddgins with my father in oak cottage St Mary's road (my mother having died) I seem to remember the people who owned oak cottage Mr & Mrs Jones? Had quite a large family livingl locally a name that (...Read full memory)
In doing family history research I discovered my Grandfather, George Crowhurst, was born and grew up in this beautiful home from 1895 til 1920. His father, Isaac, leased the house and the land to farm. They lived on the farm until Isaac's passing at which time George's mother took the remaining family to live at (...Read full memory)
I started Wrotham Primary School in 1956 and I lived at Green Leach Cottage, along the Pilgrims Way. I was friendly with Melita Pointon from Fairseat, Myra, Maxine, the twins Julie and Jane, Andrea, just to mention a few. I believe the last 5 people lived in the old prefab houses. My Mum Marjorie Dodson was Brown Owl. Does anyone else remember those days?
I was born in 1940 in Langley Maidstone, Lord Routes' house, a wing of which was given over during the Second World War as a maternity part for expectant mothers. We lived on the main road in Wrotham, opposite a pub called The Spring Tavern, it's no longer there now. We lived next door to a family called (...Read full memory)