The Ian Coulson Annual Bursary for Local History/Archaeology in Kent Schools

Posted on Sunday, April 16th, 2017 and is filed under KAS News.

This annual bursary has been established by the Kent Archaeological Society in memory of Ian Coulson. For further information go to http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/04/07/00.htm...

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Roman Pottery Mortaria sherds – Please help us to identify these

Posted on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 and is filed under KAS News.

Roman Pottery Mortaria sherds – Please help us to identify these From the pictures at http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/21/000.htm can you help us to identify the kiln site, the fabric and the form of these...

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How KAS Members can book a visit to the Kent Heritage Resource Centre, Smarden

Posted on Sunday, November 15th, 2015 and is filed under KAS News.

From January 2016 individual members of the KAS will be able to book a session at the new Kent Heritage Resource Centre (KHRC) at The Smarden Charter Hall to make fast high-resolution archive-quality copies of documents, books, maps and photographs etc. For 2016 a charge of £10 per morning or afternoon session provides unlimited use...

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‘Elizabethan and Jacobean Deer Parks in Kent’, Susan Pittman, PhD Kent, 2011 now online

Posted on Monday, September 14th, 2015 and is filed under KAS News.

Now online for all to read at http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/17/01/2013/06/000.htm      ...

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73 Abstracts of Hythe Wills ranging in date from 1460 to 1558 now online

Posted on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 and is filed under KAS News.

http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/18/17/00.htm 73 Abstracts of Hythe Wills ranging in date from 1471 to 1558 from Arthur Hussey’s notebooks in the Kent Archaeological Society’s Library are now online, together with a comprehensive index of all names and places mentioned in...

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375 M.I.s from All Saints Church, Maidstone churchyard are now online

Posted on Monday, January 2nd, 2017 and is filed under KAS News.

http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Libr/MIs/MAIASY/01.htm Introduction My thanks to the vicar, the Reverend Ian Parrish and members of his congregation for their friendly welcome and interest in this transcription. I would also like to thank Ted Connell for his work in putting this and other monumental inscriptions onto the Kent Archaeological Society’s website. All Saints Church, Maidstone, which was...

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83 Abstracts of Goodnestone next Wingham Wills ranging in date from 1471 to 1558 now online

Posted on Sunday, November 13th, 2016 and is filed under KAS News.

83 Abstracts of Goodnestone next Wingham Wills ranging in date from 1471 to 1558 from Arthur Hussey’s notebooks in the Kent Archaeological Society’s Library are now online, together with a comprehensive index of all names and places mentioned in them at:-...

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385 M.I.s from Maidstone Road Cemetery, Chatham are now online

Posted on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 and is filed under KAS News.

385 Monumental Inscriptions from Maidstone Road Cemetery, Chatham (1869-1919) recorded by D.E. & B.J. Williams in 2016 are now online at http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Libr/MIs/CHAMR/01.htm Introduction The cemetery, which opened in 1869, was needed because the Chatham burial ground at Whiffen’s Avenue was coming to the end of it’s life. Initially of 12 acres, it was later expanded...

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KENT HISTORY GRANTS TOP £38,000

Posted on Thursday, August 4th, 2016 and is filed under KAS News.

Nine new Kent local history projects are now in progress, supported by the latest grants from the Kent Archaeological Society. Every year the society awards more than £3,000, divided among individuals, groups, organizations and students, to help cover the cost of research, publications, exhibitions and other projects focused on the county’s history and heritage. The...

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Abstracts of 80 Ebony Wills dating from 1468 to 1557 now online

Posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 and is filed under KAS News.

It is amazing that such a small place as Ebony has produced such a lot of Wills in a relatively short space of time. There are a lot of surnames, field names, place names in them, and also, when you read through them, quite a few occupations – fisherman, smith, haberdasher, etc. plus most of...

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