Bridge & District History Society - Oral Histories

Transcripts of interviews of individuals' recollections of Bridge and district

The information in these transcripts is as it was recorded during the interviews. These are the individual's recollections and as such may not always be historically accurate. If you have any comments on this information we would like to hear from you - and if you would be willing to be interviewed about your recollections of Bridge in days gone by please let us know.

Main Topics 
Bridge, hospital, shops, tannery
Farming, wartime
Audrey Kollhoff Old village school, childhood, village life, High Street
Bridge, shops, gas works
Brian Mummery Farming
Charles Fagg Farming
Dawn Crow Old village school, childhood, village life, High Street
Doris Jones Bridge, Canterbury, wartime, riding
Ewart & Jean Clough Barham, forestry, farming
Gladys Lamarr and Gwen Herbert Bridge, workhouse, school, wartime
James Woodward Bishopsbourne, wartime
John Hill Parish Council, Tennis Club, Village Hall, By-pass
Joy Smith Bekesbourne, blitz
Kath Pierce Bridge, shops, vet
Kathleen Deebank and Ann Gilmour Bridge, school, wartime
Win Tamsitt Bridge, shops, wartime
Margaret White Bridge, wartime
Andrew Helbling Secret Army
Ann Shirley Bridge from the 1960s
Bridge in the 20th century
Ewart Clough Farming
Gilbert Crow Mining and paper making
Robert French Secret Army
Derek Fawke Bourne Lodge
Dorothy King Wartime experience in the WAAFs
Dorothy King  
Dorothy King  
Martin Vye