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Catherine Weed Barnes Ward at Cobham c.1901

Catherine Weed Barnes Ward (alternatively Catharine) was a pioneer in the field of women’s photography at the turn of the 20th century. She was born in Albany, New York, and later moved to England. She was a feminist of the … Continue reading

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Peter Beech: memories of Shorne, the airfields and clayworks

I have lived in Thong for all of my 84 years, the first six weeks on the Shorne/Ifield Road and then two houses in Thong Lane. I have lived at my current address, Little Westwood, Thong Lane, Gravesend for the … Continue reading

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Villas in the Roman Landscape day conference

Villas in the Roman Landscape: Saturday 26th November 2016 A Day Conference organised by the Kent Archaeological Society Venue: Rutherford College, Lecture Theatre 1 and 2, University of Kent at Canterbury CT2 7NX Tickets: £25 (£20 KAS members) Timetable: 10.00 – … Continue reading

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Tree Day in Cobham

A Tree Day was recently organised in Cobham in association with the Woodland Trust. The morning was spent learning about the work of the Ancient Tree Forum (http://www.ancienttreeforum.co.uk/) before a practical session in the afternoon. The hornbeam on the old trackway we looked … Continue reading

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Cobham Landscape Detectives research note 2: schedule to Norton’s map of 1641

Medway Archives: ref  U565 P1 *Checked against the original but some entries are illegible.   ………………………………………………..Acrs  rods perches 1          F– Stone Lane                                 000  00  11¾ 2          Baynards Lodge                               001  00  05 3          Park? Standing                                002  00  08 4          … Continue reading

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