A Virtual Museum - Your Town, the Borough and its History
Cine film footage and narration courtesy of Sid Whittaker.

Sid was born in July 1926, and has lived all his life in Gravesend. Sid's brother Fred moved to Australia in 1952. These cines' were taken in the early 60's to show his brother the changing face of the town.
How to play the cine films:

To view these cine films you must have the latest Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer.
Click here to download the latest version.
Click on an image below to view a cine film, all of which contain sound so make sure your speakers are turned on and the volume turned up. A new window will appear above the page and you can then press the play button in the middle of the window.

If you experience slow loading of the films, click on the pause button and wait until the film has fully loaded before pressing play again.
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Co-Op Sports Field Gravesend Town Centre Winchester Crescent
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Shorne Orchard Higham to Gravesend St Patrick's Gardens
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Valley Drive Whitehill School Sports Day Swanscombe Cutting
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Open Air Swimming Pool The River Cobham School
Summer Fete