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Memories from Kemp and Son

I was 15 when I started working there as shop assistant on the princely wage of £4/2/6 (£4.25) gross per week, £3/17/6 (£3.87) after stoppages. The shop was basically divided into two departments, Ladies and Gents but also had a room selling toys, a room selling linen, fabric rugs etc.         Mr […]

Images of New Hythe

River Medway and Reeds Paper Mills               Sign on left is the Bull and the one right at the bottom on the right is the Ferry so gives a good idea of what the main street looked like …           New Hythe to Eccles Ferry […]

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