18. Dartford in the 80ís
Many of the old photographs in the reference
library were taken at the beginning of the century by Mr. E. Youens, a
local photographer, and these give a good insight into the town and its
people 80 years ago.
It has been felt for some time that we should do the same
for the next century, and so the photographic section of the Group has
started to photograph the whole of the
Dartford area. It is expected to take a few years, and it is hoped that
it will be updated periodically. It will he available on 35 mm film,
which will be contact printed, with selected areas, such as listed
buildings, enlarged at a later date. This survey will be kept in the
reference library at Dartford. The project is funded by the Kent Library
Service (Dartford Division), the Kent Archaeological Society. and the
Dartford District Archaeological Group.
Part of the former Stone Rectory, c.
16th century or earlier. This became isolated with the construction of
the railway and was subsequently replaced closer to St. Maryís Church.
Medieval Hall house at Southfleet