Memories of Whitstable

My Auntie Peggy was born in Gillingham in 1922 and her younger sister (my mum) in 1925. I have a tiny photo of Peggy, Mum and their friend Moira sitting at the top of a grassy hill on tin trays, ready to slide down the slope. This would have been around 1930. Mum died a few years ago so I just have my memories (...Read full memory)

My mother was 19 when I was born. We were living above The Wool Shop in Swalecliffe, on the corner, opposite the railway bridge I actually have an uncanny memory of that time. I must have been under 2 years old, as we moved to London then. Apparently, I was an 'escaper'. I had climbed out of my pram and crawled (...Read full memory)

I first visited whitstable with my parents when I was 8 in 1952 we came for a weeks holiday and stayed in a bed and breakfast in castle road whitstable. My parents were so impressed with whitstable that we moved their permanently in 1965. We moved to a fairly new house in (...Read full memory)

I first came to Whitstable by steam train in 1952 with my mother and grandparents, and we stayed in a boarding house in Cromwell Road, I think. After that we came to Whitstable every year for two weeks in September, staying at the Blue Anchor caravan site at Seasalter until about 1961. At that time, at the edge (...Read full memory)

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