Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Wingham, 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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My first visit to Wingham was in 2004. My old school friend who now lives in Australia took me so that I could see where my mother was born. She was actually born at Crockshard Farm. Her father worked for the farmer there. Her dad was Alfred Rigden and her mother was Eliza Ann, nee Martin. Mum, Dorothy Lillian (...Read full memory)
My maternal grandfather, Archie Greatorex, was the licensee of the Anchor Inn from 1957 until his death in September 1974. Most of my family holidays, until the age of 10, were spent with him. My parents used to pack my sister and I up and we would catch either the coach or train from London's Victoria to (...Read full memory)