Names of the players left to right:(Extreme left top row unnamed gentleman) then H Fuller Umpire,W J Cooper,A Greenlees,G E Thomas, G Bowes, T Wells, GF Wells, WJ Burley,AE Fuggle. Centre E Smith,F Triplow,W Wade,EG Winch,SW Burley. Seated on ground P Bryant and WH Hughes.
Amateur dramatic group from the 1920's, met regularly in the village hall.
Amateur Dramatics c1920
from left:Herbert Rainer,Harold Goodhew,Peter Wenband, McCullock, Monty Martin, McCulloch, Graham Godfrey, Leslie Tong,Geoffrey Hattie.
Miss Greensted outside the village sweet shop, much loved by the local children.
This old photo from the 1940's is of the men of "C" Company, Borden Home Guard on parade. I can name 2 of the members - front row centre is Roger Mills. Middle row 5th from left is George Skinner. A few other faces look familar, but I can't put a name to them. I am sure viewers will recognise friends and family members on parade here. Photo looks to have been taken by the Home Farm barn. John Crunden.
This Photograph of the Borden Home Guard, thought to have been taken at the Maypole, shows 36 members on parade.Second row - centre, is Mr Smith with Ernie Last on the far right.Back row - 7th from left is George Skinner. On his own at the top is Percy Bourne
VE Day in Brier Road 1945
Senior pupils of Borden primary school ,with Mr Smith the headmaster, in 1947. Several members of the class are absent from the photo, because of an outbreak of chicken pox at the time. Back row -- Edward Thomas Malcolm Wilson Joan Potter June Weston. Middle row -- David Kemsley Edward Tilbee John Baker Audrey Crane Pam Pollington Marlene Prescott Joyce Thorne. Front row -- Ruby Hollis Maureen Moore Phyllis Parsons Raymond Bourne Stuart Bateson Leonard Ansley Douglas Leppenwell.
Second photo also 1947. Back row -- Keith Ralph - Linda Tickner - Sheila Bax - Shirley Day - Brian Williams - Mrs Smith. Middle row -David Faulkner - Enid Bateson - ? - Tom English - Ivan Forster - Chapman - Dennis Ansley. Front row -- Michael Smith - King - David Weston - Alan Clout - Terry Thorogood - Alison Ludlow - Bridget Watts - Rosemary Potter. Re. Shelia Bax - when she was about 15 years old she was featured in a national newspaper as being the tallest school girl in Britain.
Borden WI Group from 1949. Sitting left at the table Mick Bailey, far left front row Mrs Mills, 2nd in back row Grace Askill. Names supplied by Jill Luscombe.
Roger Martin(front row third from the left (aged three ) sitting next to twin brother watching the fun on Coronation Day 1952. Eldest brother is sitting on the chair directly behind the girl in the front row. Standing at the back looking at the children are Mr. & Mrs. Potts standing together and Mr. Wilson standing on his own looking at his sons. Mr. Kennet sitting down with his arms folded and his legs crossed
Maypole dancing c1957
Picture of Ian Martin and his cousin Ann Barret c1957. School dancing around the maypole which was erected on the now cricket ground at the playstool.
A photograph of the milkman from whiteheads dairies that I worked for on the weekends and school holidays when I was a boy, the third milkman from the left is Norman Rossiter (foremen) the man in the middle,(sixth from the left) is Stan Whitehead (the owner) the fifth man down from the left I believe is Dave Spinks (who I worked with )and the eight from the left is Tom Friday (who my brother worked with). This would have been taken about 1962-63,can anybody recognize the milkman from this picture? I'm pretty sure the 9th from the left is my late father John Back, who I remember worked for whiteheads around that time. Andrew Back Aug 2010.
George Whitehead former home at Munsgore Farm Borden. The name of the bunglow was Capel. George Whitehead born app 1871 in Kent he died in 1950 his wife Matilda Whitehead nee Croucher born app 1874 in Kent she died in 1953. They married in the district of Milton near Sittingbourne in 1891 and they are buried in Borden Church yard. Children that I have found; Edgar F Whitehead born1918 Milton, Syliva C Whitehead born 1912 Milton, Reginald Stanley Whitehead born 1900 Milton he married Norah Love in 1920 Milton children I have only found one Stanley H Whitehead born 1921 Milton. Submitted by Ivan Rossiter
Some of the choir girls of 1959. Back row L to R Kate Prior, Rosemary Phillips, Christine Mason, Ann Jacobs. Front row L to R Ann Barton, Margaret Phillips, Jackie Aylett.
I believe this is Tickham Hunt, from the 1960s, having a rest outside the Plough and Harrow. The Tickham hunt program used to run in Kent, from Whitstable to Doddington.
Borden Fete 1946
ompetitors in the fancy dress parade at Borden fete. The date is thought to be c1970 and in the background behind the competitors are the Vicar of Borden, Joe Downes and what looks like Percy Jessop and councillor Mrs Noble. This picture was submitted by John Crunden.