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Growing up in New Romney during the war

First Published In Issue 4 There were Sentries at the end of most roads in Littlestone and one was situated on the railway bridge, halfway along The Avenue. When mum used to take me shopping into New Romney, we would call in at Archie and Ethel Boulden’s bungalow for a cup of tea on the way home. Ethel would ...Full Article

‘Living and Working in Lydd’

First Published In Issue 3 I did various jobs on the farm during the war including catching moles that were causing a lot of damage to the arable crops. ...Full Article

“Goal Running”

First Published Issue 2 This ancient game, peculiar to Kent and East Sussex, was first played in the late 19th Century. Virtually every town and village had a team ...Full Article

A Postman In New Romney

First Published Issue 1 On leaving school, I obtained a job as a Boy Messenger at New Romney Post Office and sometimes they gave me part-time postman’s job if ...Full Article