News: In June 1557 Edmund Allin, his wife and five others were burnt at the stake, where Drakes pub now stands in Fairmeadow, Maidstone, for refusing to accept Catholicism.
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Offline smiffy

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Re: Maidstone in 1964
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2018, 21:30:47 »
Does anyone remember if the flooding shown was just in the Maidstone area or was this more of a county-wide event?

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Re: Maidstone in 1964
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2018, 20:32:06 »
smiffy Many thanks for that film, most interesting. We moved back to Maidstone in 1966 for 2 years so a lot was recogniseable. Palace gardens, Gabriels Hill, Mote Park, Open Air Market - which was pretty big AND cheap, High Street/Bank Street, Rootes, Week Street and, in neon, Drake & Fletcher where my wife worked before we were married. (a little off THIS thread - Di Marco ice cream. Back to the Italians!).

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Re: Maidstone in 1964
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2018, 19:01:29 »
The horse van belonged to Sharps Toffees.

Thank you Mikeb
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Re: Maidstone in 1964
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2018, 17:25:40 »
This is so COOL! :)

I think my father was living in/around the Maidstone area with my grandparents at about this time. I'm definitely going to show this to him! :)

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Re: Maidstone in 1964
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2018, 11:30:01 »
The horse van belonged to Sharps Toffees.

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Re: Maidstone in 1964
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2018, 23:16:47 »
That was good,thanks for the link.Does any one have any idea who the proprietor of the well turned out horse drawn van was around the 4 minute mark, it appeared to have a roya l"by appointment" crest on the side?
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Maidstone in 1964
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2018, 21:36:18 »

 

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