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This aptly named pub sits in a quiet cove in a village often plagued by flooding. The inn has over the years provided shelter to many villagers whose homes have been plundered by the lashings of storms and rising tides. In this picture the still waters of the River Medway run deep.

Other Memories from Yalding

I had many very, very happy years living aboard a canal narrowboat named "Moonstone" at Yalding. I bought this boat in Worsley, Greater Manchester in 1987 and finally moved her back to the canal system (to West London) in 1995. Whilst at Yalding, I had moorings both at Hampstead Marina and at Jim Breden's Boatyard. "Moonstone" was painted red, yellow and cream and was often cruised up ...see more

Hello. I used to go hop picking every year to this farm with my relatives from Camberwell as well.

My family name was Brewer and it seemed we went hop picking for ever. The last time was 1958. The following year my grandmother became ill and we could not go anymore. I was 12 the last time I went.  I have written a story of my time spent on Buston Manor Farm and I would love to share it with anyone who was there at the same time. This would be between 1945 and l958. My grandmother's name ...see more

When I was 6 years old my brother Ken and I went to live at Kenward, the Dr Barnardo's home in Yalding. It was a fantastic house and I can still remember the lay out of it. We had a wonderful childhood there. We had 'aunts' in the local shops and at Christmas time all the girls would get a doll with clothes knitted by an aunt. I can't remember what the boys got. I had 'uncles' on a mine sweeper called Chiefton. I still have a ...see more

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