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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17th Century Chatham Shipwright Wills are now online

Posted on Sunday, November 1st, 2015 and is filed under KAS News.

Thirty-two 17th Century Chatham Shipwright Wills, ranging in date from 1602 to 1698 transcribed by D.E. Williams are now online at http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/14/02/00.htm –...

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