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Caption for Westerham, The Village 1925: It is a quiet morning in this pleasant small town, situated on a gentle hill a few miles west of Sevenoaks. General Wolfe spent his childhood in Quebec House and is said to have passed his last night in his beloved town at the George and Dragon, shown here in the foreground. The Westminster Bank (third building in from either side of the picture) seems busy enough, judging by the cars parked outside.

An extract from Villages of Kent Photographic Memories.

Memories of Westerham, the Village 1925

I was one of the children at the home from 1950 to 1952 and remember Mrs Gunn the matron. It was a beautiful house with lovely gardens. We had quilts on our beds and every night I would go round the room and pick up all the teddies that had fallen out of the other children's beds, and put them under my quilt so they wouldn't (...Read full memory)

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