‘Searching for Ebony’

Posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 and is filed under KAS News.

‘Searching for Ebony’ tells the story of life in a remote Kent parish from Saxon times to the present day – and features the Kent Archaeological Society’s role in chronicling its history and revealing the site of its medieval parish church. More details The book is available by mail-order for £13.50 inc. postage to any...

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Monument in Chatham Scheduled by Historic England

Posted on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 and is filed under KAS News.

WAR MEMORIAL TO AIRMAN LISTED TO MARK THE CENTENARY OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE Amongst the10 Aviation War Memorials newly Listed at Grade II is the McCudden War Memorial and Grave in Maidstone Road Cemetery, Chatham, Kent This memorial is an important symbol of the role of the Royal Flying Corps in the war and...

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Tickets for the Study Day at Rochester Cathedral – 14 April 2018: Available NOW!

Posted on Friday, March 16th, 2018 and is filed under KAS News.

The Society, by kind invitation of the Dean and Chapter, and in conjunction with the Rochester Cathedral Research Guild, Invite you to a Study Day at the Cathedral on Saturday 14 April 2018 09:00 – 09:30 Coffee and Registration The Crypt Welcome from the Dean 09:45 – 12:45 Jacob Scott will introduce the work of...

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Advanced Notice of KAS AGM 19-05-2018

Posted on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 and is filed under KAS News.

A date for your diaries The Annual General Meeting of Kent Archaeological Society will take place at Eliot College, University of Canterbury 10:00 on Sat 19 May: KAS Annual General Meeting Detailed information will be sent to members nearer the...

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The Ian Coulson Annual Bursary for 2018

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

‘It’s chilly now, but spring is coming and with it the opening of applications for the Ian Coulson Annual Bursary for Local History and Archaeology in Kent Schools. Teachers at St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School, Gravesend, winners of the 2017 bursary, are currently developing a local history project with their pupils based on the First World...

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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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