Whitstable, The Beach 1962

Memories of Whitstable


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 of (...Read full memory)

Can anyone remember the old Whitstable fish bar in Oxford Street I managed it in 1973. During the power cuts we were the only chippy in Whitstable to be open during the cuts as we had a natural flu the owner was bill I cannot remember his sir name but we ran lights from a car that was parked on the (...Read full memory)

This scene of the old fishermen's beach huts shows my family's beach hut on the left.  The lady just about to enter the beach hut was my grandmother, I am playing on the beach and my sister is in the pushchair next to the lady.  Families had all the necessary facilities in the beach huts and almost every day of the (...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)

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