Sittingbourne, population over 30,000, lies eleven miles east of Rochester in Kent. It grew in importance as a paper making town, situated on an inlet of the River Swale, connected to with the dock at Kemsley via a four mile long railway track. It remains an important industrial centre.
The map below shows
the features of the town of Sittingbourne as it was in the mid twentieth
century. Click on a selected area of the map below to see an