Yorkletts, Yorkletts Farm House c.1960

Memories of Yorkletts


having lived in the village for most of my childhood I have lots of memories both good and bad things like having a close community spirit where all the children were known and we were always safe, but then there was useless transport in the village. Though my family home is no longer there I had nearly an acre of land (...Read full memory)

Hi, I would love to hear from anyone that may have memories of Yorkletts in the late 1960s. I used to spend a lot of time in the village, spending all my school hols with my gran who lived in a bungalow on the straight, towards Dargate, called Red Roses. I used to ride at the stables, (...Read full memory)

As a lad, in the fifties after Sunday lunch, my father would drive my mother, my two sisters and I to Seasalter. The beach was made up of pebbles and shells, not as comfortable as the sandy beaches further into Kent, on the other hand the sea always seem to be much warmer than the other beaches we would visit further east. We (...Read full memory)

I'm so pleased to see the picture of the post office in Yorkletts. I spent several childhood holidays with my Nan and Gran at Yorkletts, and struggle to recall anything but vague memories of the place. But I do remember walking down to the shop for some 'bits' with Nan's wicker basket on wheels. It's wonderful that the photo confirms that memory.

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