Tag Archives: social history

Event: talk on Pegwell Bay & British coastal defence in WW2

Pegwell Bay’s sheltered location at the mouth of the old Wantsum Channel and its close proximity to the continent has made it a place of strategic importance for centuries; recent investigations even put it as the first landing place for … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kent Archaeological Society: Historic Buildings Cconference

ASPECTS OF KENT’S ECCLESIASTICAL HERITAGE The KAS Historic Buildings Conference will be held on Saturday 12th October, 2019, at Cobham Village Hall. The venue is the Meadow Room, The Street, Cobham, Gravesend DA12 3BZ. For full details go to the … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Ern

Then I went back down the Hall to work, Babs came to  do the washing up.  Mind you down there you did whatever was needed of you, cooking, cleaning, washing up, waiting on tables or anything else.  It made it a … Continue reading

Posted in Oral History | Tagged | Leave a comment

Life with Ted

Very hard but no more sitting back feeling sorry for myself.  I wanted to die but I didn’t.  I did ask God but he said ‘no’.  Ern had been taken up to heaven. Ted Robinson Two years later I had … Continue reading

Posted in Oral History | Tagged | Leave a comment

Back on the farm

Mr Marks came to see me and asked if I would go back to work, said it would be better to be with folk.   So I started down the hall again.   I used to look at the lawns and think … Continue reading

Posted in Oral History | Tagged | Leave a comment