Photos of Rainham People from Bygone Times. These photos of various Rainham residents over the years have been sent in by readers of the site. If you have any photos that you would like to send in please email copies to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


William Keutenius
Chief Fire Officer between Wars

(Photo:Paul Stevens)

George and Martha Cory,taken in their garden on Henry Street,Rainham about 1910.
George Cory worked for Ebby Kemp in the workshops behind the Kemp's house. His specialty was making coffins.

(Photo: Dave Cory Dennis)

Henry E.Dennis and Elizabeth S.Wells' wedding group taken at the home of William and Amelia Dennis, Plumtree House, Lower Rainham Road ,in 1899.

Henry E.Dennis and Elizabeth S.Wells farmed at Eschol Farm,Hoo.
Most of the relatives in the photo were farmers :
Will Dennis :Weavering Street,Maidstone.
Tom Dennis : Natal Farm,Otterham.
James Edmonds : York Farm,Twydall & Fant Farm,Maidstone.
Willie Edmonds : Rede Court,Strood.
William Edmonds' family : Bendigo Farm, Higham.
John Talbot :Jackmans Farm,Bowers Gifford,Essex.

(Photo: Dave Cory Dennis)


“Peter and Ellen Emma (née Barrow) Edmonds with their son, Peter Leonard Edmonds (standing), in the garden of their home in retirement on Birling Avenue, Rainham, taken about 1953 


{Source: Peter D. Edmonds)"   I can attest to the accuracy of this caption because I took the photograph.






#1 Brian Dennis 2012-09-18 12:18
## Heading ##Henry E. Dennis is my grandfather and Dave Cory Dennis is my cousin. Henry
fled England for Pennsylvania USA via Queenstown Cork in 1910 leaving behind
for ever his wife, my father and his 3 brothers; I am trying to find out Why?
I am also trying to find David Dennis's new address, probably now in Quebec

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