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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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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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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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Shorne Woods clay works project gets air time

Andrew was recently interviewed on the BBC radio Kent show ‘The Wake Up Call’. Click here to listen – https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09xt344 If anyone has memories about the Park, and particularly the clay works, we would love to hear from you.

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Back to Greenwich

SWAG and others have been involved with a dig at Greenwich Park, London. Two of the team from Shorne explain some of the archaeological work happening at the site of the Saxon barrow cemetery at the moment: For more details … Continue reading

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