Old Maps of Leysdown-on-Sea

Historic Maps of Leysdown-on-Sea and the local area.

When I went to Leysdown in the 1960's there was a wonderful farm, we walked through the farm to get to the beach. It was lovely, for someone who lived in London, it was great. I saw cows up close, sheep up close, then we saw little chicks in the toilet block. I loved it back then. Went back to see the area a while ago, couldn't believe how run down it was. It was a mess! Such a pity!

From 1950 to 1955 our family, spent whole summer holidays in our caravan at Leysdown on sea. Sometimes we travelled by steam train From Victoria to Sheerness and then bus to Leysdown. Once we used the car but the forty odd mile journey was not appreciated by our old Austin car and we (...Read full memory)