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  • A True Hero

    This Man is an unsung HERO, yesterday whilst I was shopping in Folkestone my large red handbag was stolen, I rushed out of shop, trying to give chase but I am almost aged 84, the thief passed a man, who noticing the situation, ran after the thief and held him securely until the Police took … read more

  • Searching for John Bickel

    My name is Andrew Thackray, I was born in Windsor England in 1949, I emigrated to Australia in 1973, I now live in Western Australia (the wild west). I knew the Bickel family in the late 60’s/early 70’s when they lived in Edward Avenue, Camberley Surrey. I believe the John may live in Lydd and … read more

  • Prior Family of Lydd

    Hi, I’m the daughter of Robert Sydney Piper, whose mother was Florence Prior. Her address is gven as Caldicott Farm, Lydd on this birth certificate. I would like to get in touch with members of the Prior family to learn more about this side of the family. My father was adopted by Stephen Piper when … read more

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  • Perry Family

    My father was George Perry born in Lydd in 1915, his parents were George and Kate Perry who lived in Skinner Rd and were killed in 1940 after an enemy bomb hit their house. If anyone remembers my father or the family and can give me any further information I would be grateful. … read more

  • Lydd Church and School

    My elderly mum in law is 91 and lived at Lydd in the school house Her father was Cecil Martin and he was the headmaster of the school. He died when he was 47 and mum reckons that his grave was bombed in Lydd Church during the war. has anyone any recollections of any of … read more

  • Family History

    My family were once the Doctors in Lydd. Some of the older population may remember the Doctor Procters. Anyway I am trying to find a photograph of the old family home The Paddocks before it was re-developed. Also any information anyone may have of their time in Lydd. Many Thanks David Procter … read more

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  • Lydd Airport Action Group

    I would like to tell you about the Lydd Airport Action Group (LAAG) and to ask for your support. LAAG represents people who are opposed to the expansion of Lydd Airport. Plans recently unveiled by the airport’s new management, show that they want to expand facilities to cater for 2 million passengers by 2011 and … read more

  • Halton

    Does anyone know of a place called Halton? The 1901 census indicates my grandmother was born at Halton, Sussex in 1862. She married my grandfather, Charles Bayley, and moved to Lydd. … read more

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A True Hero

This Man is an unsung HERO, yesterday whilst I was shopping in Folkestone my large red handbag was stolen, I … more

Searching for John Bickel

My name is Andrew Thackray, I was born in Windsor England in 1949, I emigrated to Australia in 1973, I … more

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