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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 4 Maria reece maiden name Farman
by Les
May 9, 2020 10:37:07 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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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
Les: Sorry I did not put the passing of Dave Kingsman or Mickey Taylor.But I made this a forum so you could put things up yourselves.Dave Kingsman could go under Music and Mickey Taylor under Sports .all you have to do is pick the theme and on the right hands Mar 25, 2020 5:46:18 GMT
Les: side I am making an Obituaries board but not done it for a long time so bare with me. Mar 25, 2020 5:48:37 GMT
Les: Obituaries board Working Mar 30, 2020 5:29:18 GMT
johnj: Member before but let it lapse, tried this before also Kings Arms Loose and Motley Hall landlords Frank and Jenny, moved to Spain years ago, any new or info much appreciated. May 11, 2020 8:27:20 GMT
Les: johnj I will ask on facebook for you. May 23, 2020 4:57:47 GMT
johnj: Thanks, Les, they seem to have vanished, last I heard Frank was not well. May 27, 2020 6:26:02 GMT