Author Archives: Ruiha Smalley

Ted Goodwin and his sister Patricia Cox remember their Dad and the clay works in Shorne woods

Our dad’s name was Edgar (Ted) Amos Goodwin and our mum was Rosina. Our dad was born in 1910 and worked for AEI at Northfleet for 25 years before taking the job of Wet Miller, in the wash plant at … Continue reading

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We’ve been shortlisted!

Great news everybody. We have been shortlisted for the Overall Achievement Award by the Archaeological Achievement Awards. Congratulations to everyone who has been involved over the years, for making our Group the success we are. The Archaeological Achievement Awards are … Continue reading

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V1 Explosion, Woodland Lane, Shorne, 3rd August 1944

While I was working on the Oral History for SWAG I met a few of the older Shorne residents and was told about the V1 that landed on an army hut behind the houses, on the west side of Woodland … Continue reading

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Coffin Tales Roadshow

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Shorne Woods Open Day

Yesterday the Park held an Open Day and SWAG joined in with displays covering archaeology that we’ve investigated over the past year. This included the clayworks at the Park and the remains of the Roman villa at Hartlip. Thanks to … Continue reading

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