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Site created by Jan Holben. Whilst every effort has been made to maintain accuracy, no responsibility is accepted for any errors in content.

Over the years Sandgate people, some now no longer with us, have written about their memories of Sandgate. Some of these lovely articles were published in newsletters over the years and these items and others are now reproduced here too.

If you have a Sandgate anecdote you would like to share here please do contact me using contact details on the Contact page.

Remembering a Hero - Ann Nevill

Fritz Ewer  - Padrayla Holdsworth

No High Street! - Robert Crook

A Stall on the Beach - Robert Crook

School Days and Tony - Robert Crook

Memories of an Evacuee - Jill and Fred Partridge

Lest We Forget - Michael George

The Old Brass Lantern - Robert Crook

Never Heard of the Place! - Vannessa Young

Buckets and Spades - Melita Godden

Jumble Sales - Jessie Bowler

The Jagos - Bryan Evans

Growing Up In Sandgate 40/50’s - Bryan Evans

Sandgate - Health of the Town 1854

Memories of Vicars son - Richard Gethin-Jones

Lola Lachlan competition 2008 - Mary Mather

Old friends re-united - Jill Partridge

Navigating History - Rob Illingworth

Nostomania - Derek St Clair-Stannard

Vera Passing Through - Vera Baxter & Melissa Honour

Getting to know Roger de Haan - Jan Holben

Playing on the Beach - Pam Durrington

My Grandfather; Fearsome Phil - Phil Ogison

King of Cannibal Island - Richard Gray

Rail & Tea, 3/9 each - Robert Crook

Sandgate Castle captures the imagination - Joanie Alford

The Legion d'Honneur Award - Derek St.Clair-Stannard MBE

My memories of Sandgate - Audrey Cockshutt

Wilberforce Road and the Doodle Bug - Mary Mather

Arnold Henry Ullyett Son of Henry Ullyett B Sc - Ros McCarthy

Return to Sandgate - Margaret Cameron

My Father and Shipwrecks - Derek  St. Clair-Stannard

Sandgate - The fight against Cholera - 1849

Wartime Sandgate - Some glimpses - Linda Rene-Martin

Sandgate in the 1960’s -  Ann Oakford & Tony Adams

Keep Sandgate beautiful - David Jeays

Jocelyn Brooke Impressions - Ann Nevill

View across the Downs

There are also many local history articles, including ones written about Sandgate, on the Folkestone History website