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Offline MedwayDweller

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Re: St Paul's Church, Chatham
« Reply #11 on: February 10, 2010, 22:48:07 »
I do not remember that, despite being 42 and living in the Medway Towns all my life (well not yet LOL)

That's why KHF is so good, to remind us of the things that do still lurk in the back of the old swede and just need bringing out and also to show us what some of us may totally have forgotten.

I do like it when one person's memory or reminder on here acts as a catalyst and sparks off a memory in another person who posts it, it goes on and on.................
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Re: St Paul's Church, Chatham
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2010, 20:36:16 »
I was christened there, and I think my parents were married there!  (Although not in that order :)  )

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Re: St Paul's Church, Chatham
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2010, 20:14:29 »
The same view as on Numanfan's postcard on his site, but at a later date.




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Re: St Paul's Church, Chatham
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2010, 19:53:14 »
My Cousin from Mount Road married there, I do have a photo taken from the Luton Arch side i shall post it later.
I am sure there was a Grave yard there also and seem to recall remains being relocated to Chatham Cemetary.
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Re: St Paul's Church, Chatham
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2010, 16:13:44 »
I remember the church and also later on using the ground as a car park in the early to mid 1980's.  After demolition, the land just seemed to be abandoned and people just used to park there, and then walk into town.  I believe it wasn't until later on that someone had the bright idea to charge for parking their.


I don't remember the exact time they started parking on it, it wasn't an 'official' car park, probably just an opportunist local who was first to make a sign :)


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Re: St Paul's Church, Chatham
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2010, 13:32:21 »
I don't remember the exact time they started parking on it, it wasn't an 'official' car park, probably just an opportunist local who was first to make a sign :)
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Re: St Paul's Church, Chatham
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2010, 13:14:52 »
Much of the original boundary wall still exists around the flats.

When did it start life as a carpark Numanfan? I remember through the 90s it being a 'pay ?5 and park all day' jobbie...

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Re: St Paul's Church, Chatham
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2010, 12:11:03 »
I was married there.
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Re: St Paul's Church, Chatham
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2010, 11:41:42 »
Nice pic Numanfan, I can remember it as a child. My grandparents were married there also.

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Re: St Paul's Church, Chatham
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2010, 11:35:24 »
Strange isn't it, I was bought up in that area & remember it as my 'family' Church - many of my family were christened or wed there. Now it's not there, I tend to forget that people not from the area or youngsters didn't even realize it was ever there.

There's a postcard picture on my site, but I've not seen many other photos (hopefully this site will produce some more :))

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St Paul's Church, Chatham
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2010, 09:24:39 »
Going through some old photos, I found this one from 1978 that I took of St Pauls Church in Chatham.



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