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Ladies Clothes Shop

1 2 Carole Christmas
by Les
Feb 6, 2018 19:07:03 GMT
No New Posts James Clifford

James Clifford had a warehouse the end of Hart Street and a shop in Bank street.

2 6 Valerie Crawford nee Hosmer to Peggy
by Les
Jan 5, 2018 6:24:30 GMT
No New Posts County Supplies Department

1 3 Christina Obee
by Les
Dec 29, 2017 9:01:58 GMT
No New Posts Foster Clarks

by Les
Dec 25, 2017 2:27:21 GMT
No New Posts The Friers Aylesford

3 4 Peter Capon
by Les
Jan 14, 2018 3:29:14 GMT
No New Posts Sargent and Parks

by Les
Dec 23, 2017 10:51:58 GMT
No New Posts SWL brice, Arlond farm worked in the ... headmaster John Myatt .. back street, leeds

1 1 Metehan Avci
by Les
Dec 18, 2017 7:04:18 GMT
No New Posts Farms

Sub-board: Bicknor Farm

3 4 Anthony (Tony) Boys
by Les
Jan 6, 2018 2:31:07 GMT
No New Posts Charles Arkcoll

later became Brookers

4 6 Freddie Burgess
by Les
Dec 25, 2017 3:11:15 GMT
No New Posts Edward Sharp

1 1 Philip Lee
by Les
Dec 12, 2017 5:25:19 GMT
No New Posts Style and Winch

1 1 Arthur Aindow
by Les
Dec 12, 2017 2:04:58 GMT
No New Posts Gifford Boyds

1 1 Robert Taylor
by Les
Dec 12, 2017 2:01:52 GMT
No New Posts A & B Power Stations owned then by the CEGB in Fairmeadow

by Les
Dec 7, 2017 15:23:17 GMT
No New Posts Anstey's

3 3 Vivienne Peen (Snow)
by Les
Dec 3, 2017 10:22:14 GMT
No New Posts Fire Station HQ Tovil

Sub-board: Fire Station

3 5 note
by Les
Dec 16, 2017 4:58:26 GMT
No New Posts Read Transport

Read Transport was part of the Read paper Group

2 2 Christopher Woolgar
by Les
Dec 29, 2017 12:22:10 GMT
No New Posts Roots

3 3 Terry White
by Les
Nov 20, 2017 12:29:03 GMT
No New Posts Tovil and Bridge Mills

4 4 Ian Thorndycraft
by Les
Jan 8, 2018 7:12:02 GMT
No New Posts Reeds Paper Mill Aylesford

Aylesford Paper Mill site was huge from near Aylesford to New Hythe Station not just a only a paper mill ,had a paper bag factory ,corrugated cases,Key terrain made asbestos pipes socked in tar.
was used for drainage on sports fields.then turned to plastics.
kimberly Clark had a factory there.there was some more mills between New Hythe and the River

4 4 Roy Lawrence
by Les
Feb 3, 2018 7:16:04 GMT
No New Posts International Stores

1 1 Barry Jones
by Les
Nov 9, 2017 5:56:03 GMT
No New Posts Fremlins Brewary

Brewary bottom of earl street and St Faith street

1 1 Roger Miles
by Les
Nov 6, 2017 8:19:46 GMT
No New Posts Springfield Mjll

Springfield mill is built on a field that had lots of springs on it hence Springfield.

2 5 Norm Gearing
by Les
Aug 15, 2019 7:00:09 GMT
No New Posts Kent Massenger

Local Paper each area has it's own issue.
Maidstone had also the Gazette Kent messenger comes out on a Friday the gazette usef to come out on a tuesday

2 2 Jim Yarwood to Paula
by Les
Dec 13, 2017 18:59:04 GMT
No New Posts Godfrey Homes

1 1 Terry McKenna
by Les
Oct 20, 2017 19:00:31 GMT
No New Posts Colourlights

1 1 Maria reece maiden name Farman
by Les
Oct 14, 2017 6:06:39 GMT
No New Posts Chas Arckcolls

1 1 Lionel Standen
by Les
Oct 11, 2017 13:39:46 GMT
No New Posts Tilling Stevens

2 3 Vincent Smalley
by Les
Nov 10, 2017 17:09:26 GMT
No New Posts Cheesemans

2 2 Doug Lindsay
by Les
Oct 7, 2017 3:40:42 GMT
No New Posts Hanwell Optical

1 1 Anthony Humphreys
by Les
Oct 6, 2017 7:20:18 GMT
No New Posts preparation plant Straw Mill Hill

1 1 Gordon Fosher
by Les
Oct 2, 2017 10:23:45 GMT
No New Posts Broadmeads Record Shop

1 1 Mary Smith
by Les
Oct 1, 2017 3:09:22 GMT
No New Posts Granada cinema

2 2 Jenny Barker nee (Williams )
by Les
Oct 9, 2017 5:11:35 GMT
No New Posts Vivish and Baker

1 2 Antony Hayman
by msmith13
Nov 4, 2017 14:10:07 GMT
No New Posts Lampard's bakery

by Les
Oct 15, 2017 18:18:00 GMT
No New Posts Seeboard

1 1 Jill Hinde
by Les
Sept 17, 2017 4:42:37 GMT
No New Posts Paper Mill ?

5 13 A history of papermaking in Maidstone.
by Les
Oct 14, 2018 5:54:06 GMT
No New Posts Maidstone Cematry

1 1 photos from Richard Emery Mar 29, 2015
by Les
Aug 23, 2017 20:13:18 GMT
No New Posts Floster Clark

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No New Posts Len Cabirnet

3 3 Joyce Field maiden name Hall
by Les
Jan 27, 2018 4:43:53 GMT

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Les: Doreen you have to put photos in the urls Nov 2, 2016 15:00:15 GMT
Doreen: One of Dave's paintings. Nov 3, 2016 13:51:52 GMT
Doreen: one of Dave's paintings. Nov 3, 2016 13:52:34 GMT
Les: I've put your picture here'' Doreen copy and paste toyour address bar Nov 3, 2016 21:15:07 GMT
John Shears: Looking for Dave Ballchin News Nov 13, 2016 15:28:43 GMT
Les: John Shears I've copied your post and put it in Where are they now under maidstone i remember it well. Nov 21, 2016 12:01:45 GMT
chasruler: My Christmas Wishes to all friends and site members, special Thanks to Les who holds it all together. I hope that 2017 will see all of us in the Very Best of Health. Happy New Year. Dec 2, 2016 12:20:56 GMT
Les: Thank you Chas and the same to you.Wes has put a note to you in where are they now. Dec 3, 2016 4:30:39 GMT
Shaun Scannell: Terry McKenna - Brian Hampshire used to work for the GPO / BT. He moved to somewhere in Devon, probably around 1980. I met him at a meeting or seminar once. His sister Pauline was in the Maidstone area. Dec 11, 2016 19:22:21 GMT
kerrypearson: hi my names kerry pearson i was at howard house around 1985. im looking for anybody who remembers me. Dec 16, 2016 20:01:47 GMT
Mike Hyland.: In 1962 while working for Ansteys in Stone St. I met Tony Chawner who was living in Barming. We lost contact when I emigrated to Australia in 1966. I would like to know where he and his family are now. Dec 19, 2016 13:23:01 GMT
Les: Mike Hyland I've put your post in Where are they now Dec 21, 2016 5:51:59 GMT
Les: John shears I've put yor post here Mar 11, 2017 21:32:45 GMT
Les: Good morning How are you all? Jun 3, 2018 6:08:22 GMT
sueg: I really want to make a post here but don't know how. I'm new. can someone help please? Jul 17, 2018 15:50:33 GMT
shaun1950: There is a post here I would like to get in touch with Richard, to get some family info. Can you contact me Richard or if anyone knows his email address. Thanks Aug 26, 2018 10:02:08 GMT
steveseenbetterdays: Calling Jeremy Jarvis from Park Wood and went to Oldborough in the 60's now in Australia, can you contact me at (or on Facebook) Oct 16, 2018 8:44:54 GMT
bernie1943: Update from Australia to anyone who remembers me , haven't been back since 2015, I'm still well still fighting fires, we are in the middle of our worst fire season ever, thankfully just had a few days of rain but it won't take long to dry out again. Dec 18, 2018 6:34:29 GMT
bernie1943: I keep up to date on Maidstone through my friends Alan Butcher & Barry Hynes, very sad to hear of the passing of Mickey Taylor, a great sportsman. Dec 18, 2018 6:36:12 GMT
msmith13: Sad to see no mention of the passing of Dave (Bill Kent) Kingsman. Remember him on a flying visit to Southborough School when his record was out. Also enjoying him at the Plough in Langley years later. Oct 17, 2019 18:14:31 GMT