In this section you will find a number of stories, oral history recordings and transcriptions of Brompton events and Brompton residents past and present. Choose from the topics below to read, listen and view some memories of Brompton.
Many of the recordings were taken as part of the Brompton oral history sessions run at the Royal Engineers Museum as part of Brompton 200: Civilian Life in a Military Village.
A lady from Twydall remembers her childhood in Brompton
postcard sent from Chatham
A selection of stories about Brompton from the Chatham News
Description of a Prize fight held on the Lines from the Rochester Gazette 30th January 1844
Extracts from the Chatham News by Charles Leeds on the economic decline of Brompton.
Doctor Henry Weekes MD
An overcrowded tram runs out of control.
From the Chatham, Rochester and Gillingham News
A well known event in the Racing Calendar
A tram car out of control, crashed into the Dockyard Wall