Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Riverhead, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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Rock House in chipstead lane i think. I, Tony Renwick, lived in marlborough crescent went to amherst primary school in the 1960s. I remember an amusing boy fred and another girl from rock house orphanage(?) in the class and teachers Miss Nunnerley, MIss Parsons, and Mr Reynolds, Mr Poole (...Read full memory)
There was another children's home in Hitchen Hatch Lane, Sevenoaks which I believe was called Hitchen Hatch House. I do remember calling there once, can't remember why. The Rock House home was in Chipstead Lane and I had a friend called Patsy who lived there in the 1950s when I was at Riverhead County Primary (...Read full memory)