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Annual Bibliography of Kentish Archaeology and History

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Kent Archaeological Society

Kent Archaeological Society.2016.Annual Bibliography of Kentish Archaeology and History.Archaeologia Cantiana.137:322-330.



Compilers: Ms D. Saunders, Ms E. Finn, Kent History & Library Centre.

Contributors: Prehistoric – K. Parfitt; Roman – Dr J. Weekes;

Anglo-Saxon – Dr A. Richardson; Modern – Prof. D. Killingray.

A bibliography of books, articles, reports and pamphlets

published in the calendar year 2015 (unless otherwise stated).


Allen, P., Cranbrook School: the first 5 centuries (Ningwood, Isle of Wight: Gresham Books).

Andrews, P. et al., Digging (Oxford: Oxford Wessex Archaeology).

Andrews, P. et al., Digging at the Gateway: archaeological landscapes of South Thanet: the archaeology of the East Kent access road (Phase II). Vol 2. The finds, environmental and dating reports. (Oxford: Oxbow Books).

Daws, G. and Hobbs, P., ‘The Variety of Brick Types used at Old St Albans Court, Nonington’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 281-293.

Duggan, P., Woodmen and Fenmen: Blackfen’s Story (Bexley: London Borough of Bexley, 2014).

Galton, R. et al., Boughton Malherbe. More Journeys Through Time (Boughton Malherbe: Boughton Malherbe History Society, 2014).

Hicks, A., Destined to Serve: Use of the Outer Grounds of St Augustine’s Abbey, Canterbury before, during and after the Time of the Monks: Canterbury Christ Church University Excavations 1983-2007 (Canterbury: CAT).

Kennedy, D., North Downs Landscapes (Oxford: Windgather Press).

Killingray, D., St Nicholas Parish Church, Sevenoaks, Kent. A short history (Sevenoaks: The Parish Church).

Knowles, W.A. et al., The Knowles Family: a collection of historical research memories stories (Faversham: W.A. Knowles). [Family predominantly from the Swale area but with connections to other parts of Kent.]

McKinley, J.I. et al., Cliff’s End Farm, Isle of Thanet, Kent. A mortuary and ritual site of the Bronze Age, Iron Age and Anglo-Saxon Period with evidence for long-distance maritime mobility. Wessex Archaeology Report 31 (Salisbury: Wessex Archaeology, 2014). 

Newsome, S., Carpenter, E. and Kendall, P., The Hoo Peninsular Landscape (Swindon: English Heritage).

Reid, P., ‘The Mystery of the Speckled Pit: investigations at Preston Within, Faversham’, KAS Newsletter, 102, 10-14.

Richardson, A., ‘Up on The Cliffs: recent excavations at East Wear Bay and South Foreland’, KAS Newsletter, 102, 16-21.

Sevenoaks Society., The Remarkable Trees of Sevenoaks Exhibition: souvenir booklet (Sevenoaks: Sevenoaks Society, 2014).

Shelton, R., The History and Stories of the Darent and its Communities (Otford: Stanhope Publications).

Smith, J., Isle of Grain, Hoo Peninsula, Kent: historic area assessment (London: English Heritage, 2014).

Stirk, J. and Williams, D., Ightham: At the crossroads (Seal: Red Court Publications, 2014).

Taylor, D.G., ‘A Survey of Dutch and Flemish Gables in Kent’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 271-281.

Wilson, A. (ed.), Tonbridge through Ten Centuries (Tonbridge: Tonbridge Historical Society).

Wood, C., Wood – a family of Kent (Stroud: Ian Hodgkins & Co).


Burrows, V., ‘A Tranchet Axe from the Alkham Valley, near Dover’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 213-214.

Clarke, C., ‘Peter’s Village: a slice through time’, KAS Newsletter, 102, 4-8. [Archaeological landscape of the Medway Valley.]

Clewley, G., ‘Rare [prehistoric] Hippopotamus from Folkestone’, KAR, 199, 317-318.

De’Athe, R., ‘Late Prehistoric Enclosures at the Folkestone Cricket Club Ground’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 205-213.

Hayes, L. et al., ‘Late Bronze Age Cremation Burial and a possible rare example of an Iron Age Shrine at Wrotham Quarry’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 203-205.

Lane, R., ‘An Unusual Early Chalcolithic Pit at Westwood Road, Broadstairs’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 215-220.

May, D., ‘A Mesolithic site on the North Downs at Cuxton’, KAR, 198, 277-280.

May, D., ‘A Mesolithic site on the North Downs at Cuxton (part 2)’, KAR, 199, 325-330.

Powell, A.B., ‘The Archaeology of the Farningham-Hadlow Gas Pipeline’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 221-226.


Burrows, V., ‘A Roman Silver Crossbow Brooch from the Vicinity of St Radigund’s Abbey, near Dover’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 240-244.

Coombe, P. et al., Roman Sculpture from London and the South-East (Oxford: OUP).

Jeffery, E., ‘Evidence for Roman Domestic Activity in Sholden, probably related to the villa at Hull Place’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 87-100.

Kaye, S., ‘The Roman Invasion of Britain, AD 43: riverine, wading and tidal studies place limits on the possible locations of the two-day river battle and beachhead’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 227-40.


Durham, A. and Goormachtigh, M., ‘Greenwich and the Early Emporia of Kent’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 163-176.

Evans, B., The Life and Times of Hengest (Ely: Anglo-Saxon Books, 2014).

Gibbs, D., Pre-Christian Traces in the Laws of King Æthelberht?’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 177-192.

Sparey-Green, C., ‘Excavations at St Martin’s House: archaeological investigations in the vicinity of St Martin’s church, Canterbury’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 17-36.


Allen, T., ‘The Discovery of a Medieval Dungeon in Middle Row, Faversham’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 262-270.

Cherry, J., A Seal Matrix in Sandwich: originally that of the Sandwich Whitefriars (Carmelites) or the Patriarch of Jerusalem?’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 255-262.

Heslop, T.A., ‘St Anselm and the Good Samaritan Window at Canterbury Cathedral’, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 77 (2014), 1-33.

Jardine-Rose, P., ‘Unearthed a cache from the Anarchy’, Bygone Kent, 36, 3, 38-43 [12th-century fortifications at Newnham, near Sittingbourne].

Laferriere, A., ‘The Augustinian Heart? Late medieval images of Augustine monastic identity’, The Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 66, 3, 488-508.

Lee, J.S., ‘Piped Water Supplies Managed by Civic Bodies in Medieval English Towns’, Urban History, 41, 369-393.

O’Brien, B.R. and Bombi, B. (eds), Textus Roffensis. Law, Language and Libraries in early medieval England (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols) [includes chapters on Kent].

Pickvance, C., ‘A Study of Medieval Iron-bound ‘Domed Standard’ Chests in Kent’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 139-162.

Sayers, J., ‘An Important Source for Kentish history: the Cartulary of St Martin’s Priory, Dover’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 245-249.

Smith, L., ‘The Misericords at St Nicholas, Southfleet, and some further thoughts on those at St Martin, Herne, and elsewhere’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 250-254.

Sweetinburgh, S., ‘A Tale of Two Mazers: negotiating donor/recipient relationships at Kentish medieval hospitals, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 117-137.

Sweetinburgh, S., ‘Taking down the new rood: the economic impact of the Reformation in Canterbury’, in A. Foster and V. Hitchman (eds), Early Modern Churchwardens’ Accounts: Uses and Abuses (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing).

Tann, P., ‘Why did the Barons of Faversham acquire a Magna Carta for the town in 1300?’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 1-16.

Ward, J., ‘Elizabeth De Burgh, Lady of Clare (1295-1360): the logistics of her pilgrimages to Canterbury’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 193-201.

early modern

Beeley, P. (ed.), The Correspondence of John Wallis, Vol. IV, 1672-April 1675 (Oxford: OUP, 2014). [Mathematician and cryptographer from Ashford].

Charlton, M., ‘The Roaring and Ranting Squire’, Bygone Kent, 36, 3, 44-49 [Cavalier Adam Sprackling (1606 -1653) and his trial at Sandwich].

LeGear, R., ‘Some Underground Features on the Lees Court Estate in Sheldwich/Badlesmere’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 293-303.

Pittman, S., ‘Crime in Sissinghurst Park in the Reigns of Elizabeth I and James I’, The Cranbrook Journal, 26, 1-4.

Rickard, G., Kent Communicants Lists 1565 Pt 2 (Canterbury: Gillian Rickard). [Parishes in the Swale area].

Taylor, D.G., ‘A Survey of Dutch and Flemish Gables in Kent’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 27-81.

Thomas, D., ‘Motivations for the ‘Great Migration’ to New England, 1628-1640: the case of the Kentish passengers on the Hercules which sailed from Sandwich, March 1635’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 37-49.


Ager, A.W., Crime and poverty in 19th-century England: the economy of makeshifts (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014). [A substantial part on the towns of the lower Medway].

Allinson, H. and Turner, B., Tunstall: the history of a Kentish parish (Borden, Sittingbourne: Synjon Books).

Baker, C., ‘The Orchard Military Hospital, Dartford, 1915’, Dartford Historical & Antiquarian Society Newsletter, 52, 13-17.

Bone, K. and Seary, P., ‘The Western Barrack Block of the Royal Cavalry Barracks, Canterbury’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 71-86.

Bundock, M., The Kings Hall, Herne Bay: celebrating 100 years (Herne Bay: Herne Bay Historical Records Society, 2013).

Canterbury Catch Club., The Canterbury Catch Club: its music and musicians: an exhibition at the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, 12 September - 8 November 2015. (Canterbury Christ Church University).

Cawthorne, N. and C. (eds), Outraged of Tunbridge Wells: original letters from Middle England (London: Gibson Square, 2013).

Clemons, L. (ed.), Bulletin of the Kent Field Club 60 (Sittingbourne: Kent Field Club).

Connor, M. and Raraty, M., A Brief Historical Tour of the Village of Bridge (Bridge: Bridge District Historical Society, 2014).

Cunningham, J., ‘The night the Zeppelin came to Tunbridge Wells’, Royal Tunbridge Wells Civic Society Newsletter, Autumn, 10-13.

Cunningham, J., Eminence Grise: the life and times of William Nevill KG, 1st Marquess of Abergavenny, 5th Earl of Abergavenny and 21st Baron Bergavenny 1826-1916. Royal Tunbridge Wells Civic Society Occas. Paper No. 4 (Tunbridge Wells).

Curtis, B., Westerham: a social and commercial history. Vol. II, 1853-1917 (Westerham: Past Times Press).

Dillon, B., The Great Explosion: gunpowder, the Great War and the anatomy of a disaster on the Kentish marshes (London: Penguin Books). [Faversham, April 1916].

Draper, M., ‘Obituary for Peter Henry George Draper 15 June 1933-14 February 2015’, Dartford Historical & Antiquarian Society Newsletter, 52, 6-12.

Dray, P., Folkestone through the Ages (Stroud: Amberley Press).

De Winton, S. and Lewis. S., Never Such Innocence. Sutton-at-Hone and Hawley in the Great War (Dartford: Horton Kirby and South Darenth Local History Society, 2014).

Evans, N., Dreamland Revived: the story of Margate’s famous amusement park (Whitstable: N. Evans, 2014).

Fishpool, J., Herne Bay in the Great War 1914-1918 (Herne Bay: Herne Bay Historical Records Society, 2014).

Gilmour, D. and Millyard, D., Bekesbourne – a village with a big history (Bridge: Bridge District Historical Society, 2014).

Harrietsham History Society War Committee., The Lost Lives of Harrietsham 1914-1918 We Will Remember Them (Harrietsham).

Harrietsham History Society Committee and St John the Baptist Church Committee., Harrietsham in Old Photographs and Postcards (Harrietsham, 2013).

Harrison, P., Set in Concrete: the story of Northfleet Utd 1890-1946 (Gravesend: Paul Harrison).

Heinecke, P.M., ‘One man, two memorials, Richard Spencer of Orpington’, Bromleag, 33, 14-19.

Holden, C., River Medway (Stroud: Amberley Press).

Homer, J., Canterbury Pubs (Stroud: Amberley Press).

Irving, P., Romney Marsh Lyrics (Hockley: Vivlia Ltd).

Joyce, B. and Miller, S., Chatham from Old Photographs (Stroud: Amberley Press, 2014).

Joyce, B. and Miller. S., Gillingham and Around from old Photographs (Stroud: Amberley, 2014).

Keays, M.J., The Story of Aylesford Church Organ: the people and the music from Victorian times to the present (Aylesford: Enso Publishing) 2nd edition.

Kent Wildlife Trust., Robert Pocock Herbarium (Maidstone: Kent Wildlife Trust,) DVD.

Khan, M., Blitz on Kent (Barnsley: Pen & Sword Aviation).

Khan, M., Kent at War 1939-1945. Rare photographs from wartime archives (Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2014).

Lee, A., ‘An Old Dovorian at Jesus College Cambridge: the story of ‘Billie’ Nevill’s Foot-balls’, Dover Society Newsletter, 84, 12-15 [Capt. Wilfred Percy ‘Billie’ Nevill (1894-1916), provided his platoons with two footballs to be kicked across No Man’s Land during their attack].

Mayo, K., Whitstable through Time (Stroud: Amberley Press, 2014).

Nickoll, K., ‘Fabian Clayton Wilson, 1748-1816, Shipbuilder of Sandgate, Kent’, Kentish Connection, 292, 38-40.

O’Brien, R., The Kent Museum of Freemasonry (London: Scale Arts & Heritage).

Osborne, P., RAF Biggin: the Other Side of the Bump (Bromley: Independent Books).

Panter, M., Kent’s Lost Railways (Catrine: Stenlake Publishing).

Plaxtol Local History Society., Plaxtol at War – I Remember (Plaxtol: 2014).

Preston, J., Malting and Malthouses in Kent (Stroud: Amberley Press).

Ramzan, D., Three Greenwich Built Ships (Stroud: Amberley Press, 2013) [Development of shipbuilding in Greenwich and Deptford].

Roethe, J., ‘“Spare Me Kind Sirs – Save Me Today”. The twentieth-century campaign to save Temple Manor in Strood’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 51-69.

Rootes, A., ‘The Divine Mr Wroe and the skittle-playing unfaithful’, Bygone Kent, 36, 2, 44-49. [John Wroe, disciple of prophetess Joanna Southcott, who preached to the inhabit-ants of Gravesend.]

Singleton, T., ‘A Grand Day Out – The Opening of Babies’ Castle, Hawkhurst’, The Cran-brook Journal, 26, 7-9.

Spicer, A., (Hon ed.), Southern History, 37: a review of the history of Southern England (Winchester: Southern History Society).

Steventon, K. and Ford, J., Will Scott and Herne Bay (Herne Bay: Herne Bay Historical Records Society, 2014) [cartoonist (1893-1964) who depicted Herne Bay during 1920s-1960s].

Taylor, I., ‘Not going through the motions: Sevenoaks, sewage and selfless ambition, 1871-1882’, Journal of Regional and Local History, 9, 2 (2014), 123-139.

Thompson, G., ‘The Mount Ephraim Farm Hurricane Crash in September 1940’, Cranbrook Journal, 26, 17-19.

Townsend, T., Kent Smugglers Pubs (Wellington: Pixz, 2014).

Tritton, P., ‘Loose Threads No. 15’ (Loose: Loose Area History Society).

Turcan, R., Broadstairs through Time (Stroud: Amberley Press).

Turcan, R., Sittingbourne through Time (Stroud: Amberley Press).Revised edition.

University of Kent at Canterbury., University of 1965 – 2015 celebrating 50 years (Canterbury: University of Kent at Canterbury).

Vaile, M., ‘Late Victorian Sandwich – Polluted water, sickness, council inertia and the case of the deceased unnamed mayor: a public health study’, Archaeologia Cantiana, cxxxvi, 101-115.

Vassilis Korkas Photography, Moody Dungeness: coastline views from the south coast (Calvendo Verlag GmbH).

Vincent, C. and Green, M., The Network Southeast Story: 1982-2014 (Shepperton: OPC, 2014).

Waller, P., Around Orpington through Time (Stroud: Amberley Press).

Whitbourn, P., The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells: a brief history and guide. Royal Tunbridge Wells Civic Society Occas. Paper No. 3 (Tunbridge Wells).

Woodchurch Ancestry Group., A Social History of Woodchurch: The People (Woodchurch Village Life Museum, 2014).

Wright, D., Bryan Faussett: Antiquary Extraordinary (Oxford: Archaeopress). [Pioneering Kent genealogist, archaeologist and antiquary 1720-1776].


canterbury cathedral archives


Ash, St Nicholas: Composite registers, 1558-1783; Registers of baptisms, 1688-2007; Registers of banns, 1783-1998; Registers of marriages, 1783-2008; Registers of burials, 1678-1949; Register of confirmation, 1934-1975; Registers of services, 1842-2010; Churchwardens’ account books, 1633-1922; Churchwardens’ briefs, 1707-1781; Vestry minute books, 1704-2014; Parish magazines, 1899-1904, 1906-1908, 1910-1916, 1951-1964, 1967-2013; Visitors books, 1921-1957, 1982-1987 (U3-274)

Chartham, St Mary: Papers relating to the churchyard, 1972-1994; Papers relating to the Rectory/Vicarage, 1980-1987; PCC accounts, 1979-1999; PCC receipts, 2000-2001; Papers relating to the church, 1966-2004; Papers relating to the church hall, 1921-1984; Papers relating to PCC property, other, 1989-1990; PCC minutes, 1981-2000; PCC sub- committee – church hall, 1982; PCC sub-committee – Foundation 2000 project; 1998-2003; PCC sub-committee – Millennium celebration, 1997-2000; Parish correspondence, 1991-1992 (U3-154)

Dover, Holy Trinity: Register of banns, 1931-1939; Order of services, 1833; Papers relating to the church hall, 1902-1962; Inventory, 1927; Easter Vestry minute book, 1889 -1925; Churchwardens, sidemen and choir minute book, 1897-1922; Parish magazines, 1931-1937; List of parishioners who died in WW1, 1920s (U3-92)

Hawkinge, St Luke: Registers of services, 1955-1983; Visitors book, 1967-2009 (U3-293)

Hernhill, St Michael: Register of marriages, 2008-2013; Register of services, 1997-2010; PCC minute books, 1983-1997 (U3-235)

Minster in Thanet, St Mary: Register of marriages, 2006-2011 (U3-164)

Reculver, St Mary the Virgin: Statement of accounts, 1956-1965, 1967 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978-1981, 1988-1996 (U3-99)

Ringwould, St Nicholas: Papers relating to the Rectory/Vicarage, 1965; Papers relating to Glebe, 1938; Papers relating to Stipendiary Income, 1929-1966; Other records relating to Incumbent property and income, 1929 (U3-104)

St Nicholas-at-Wade and Sarre: Register of marriages, 2005-2011 (U3-18)

Sandwich, St Bartholomew’s Hospital: Register of baptisms, 1869-2013; Register of burials, 1819-2014 (U3-171)

Stourmouth, All Saints: Certificate, 1793; Register of churchyard, 1920s; Patronage papers, 1954; Marriage licence,1873; Papers relating to the churchyard, 1901; Papers relating to the Rectory/Vicarage, 1913-1960; Papers relating to stipendiary income, 1952; Papers relating to church fees, 1927; Churchwardens’ receipts, 1688; Papers relating to the chancel, 1952-1963; Papers relating to the church, 1915-1962; Papers relating to the War Memorial, 1920; Other papers relating to Churchwardens’ property, 1907; Statistical returns of parochial work, 1915-1930; Settlement certificates, 1706 & 1786; Apprenticeship indentures, 1647 & 1674; Other papers relating to apprenticeship, 1691; Papers relating to the Culmner charity, 1737-1819 & 1895-1932; Papers relating to the church lands charity, 1606 & 1961; tithe redemption certificate, 1927; Miscellaneous deeds, 1694; Plans, 1931 (U3-97)

Swingfield, St Peter: Register of burials, 1940-2005 (U3-153)

Teynham, St Andrew: Registers of services, 1878-2003 (U3-227)

Teynham, St Mary: Registers of services, 1878-1925, 1945-1962, 1990-2003 (U3-222)

Westgate, St James: Registers of marriages, 1976-2010 (U3-279)

Westmarsh, Holy Trinity (Ware): Register of baptisms, 1861-1968, Register of banns, 1904-1966, Register of marriages, 1861-1966, Register of services, 1893-1968 (U3-255)

Whitstable, All Saints: Registers of baptisms, 1987-2014; Register of banns, 1995-2000, Register of marriages, 1992-2012, Registers of services, 2007-2012 (U3-131)

Whitstable, St Alphege: Register of baptisms, 1994-2007; Registers of marriages, 2001-2011; Annual report, 2015 (U3-290)

Canterbury City Council

Complete set of 1st edn OS Maps for the City of Canterbury, 1873 (CC)

Herne Bay Urban District Council Cemetery Plans, 1881-1971 (UD/HB)

Dean and Chapter of Canterbury

Glass plate slides of photographs by George Washington Wilson, ‘Canterbury and its Cathedral’ series, late 19th century (DCc-GPSN/32)

Three pencil sketches of the Cathedral by Ernest Raymond Toseland, c1976 (DCc-PRINDRAW/1/F)


Papers relating to Chartham Primary School, 1976, 1989-1993 (U3-154)

Printed books belonging to St Augustine’s Library, 19th-20th century (U88)

Ballard Postcard collection, early 20th century (U534)

Edward F. Enston papers, late 19th and early 20th century (U551)

Wingham Cricket Club, 1878-1887 (U553)

Collection of John Derwent Allen relating to HMS Kent, 1910-1950s (U557)

Grant of land in the parish of Thanington, 1344 (U558)

Wye: Inspeximus by Queen Elizabeth I relating to a case concerning a field called Sheredane in the parish of Wye, 1573 (U559/1)

Manuscript fragment from a Sarum Breviary, 15th-century (U560/1)

kent history and library centre

Charities and Societies

Kent Numismatic Society records, 1914-2014 (Ch177)

Writings of Samuel Graveson, 1942-1949 (Ch182)

West Kent Federation of Women’s Institutes and its associated branches, 1919-2006 (Ch92)

East Kent Federation of Women’s Institutes and its associated branches, 1900-2006 (Ch170)

Ancient Order of Foresters: Court Lullingstone Minutes, 1871-1875 (CH183)


Barming, St Andrew: Parish Registers, 1970-1999 (P241L) Addl

Chart Sutton, St Michael’s: Parish registers,1885-2011 (P83) Addl

East Sutton, St Peter & St Paul: Parish registers, 1838-1998 (P360B) Addl

Headcorn, St Peter & St Paul: Parish registers, 1889-2005 (P181) Addl

Milstead, St Mary and The Holy Cross: Parish records 1848-1982 (P250) Addl

Sevenoaks, St Luke, in the parish of St Mary, Kippington: Marriage registers, 1970-1995 (P330D)

Sundridge, St Mary’s with Ide Hill: Marriage registers, 1969-2006 (P357)

Sutton Valence, St Mary The Virgin: Parish registers, 1849-193 (P360) Addl

West Malling, St Mary’s: Parish registers, 1889-1982 (P243) Addl

Wartime records

Civil Defence ‘Borough of Folkestone: Civil Defence 1939-1945: Illustrated Record of Enemy Action’, 1940-1944, (Fo/W4/5)

Government deposited Home security air raid files for Tunbridge Wells, 1940-1945 (MOD/HS/1)


The Astor of Hever Community School: governors’ minutes and other governing body material, 1998-2006 (C/E/S/409)

Brenchley and Matfield Primary School: log books and newspaper cuttings, 1928-1986 (C/E/S/45/3)

Stansted Church of England Primary School: minutes of the Interim Executive Board 2014-2015 (C/E/S/406B/1) Addl


Poster warning that vagrancy is illegal in Margate, 1815 (U4028)

Additional Whitbread Brewery material (U3555)

Deeds extracted from artificial collections: Transferred from Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre. Land in Milton, Bobbing and Lower Halstow, etc., 1722; will of Henry Miller, 1846; lease of property in Staplehurst, 1859 (U4027) Deeds and documents for the Office and premises at The Hill, Cranbrook, 1834-1931 (U4010)

Advertising flyer of the General Steam Navigation Company Ltd, 1905 (U4068)

Sales particulars and miscellaneous papers, mainly relating to Maidstone and District, 1886-1956 (U4037)

British Railways Board: Ashford Railway Staff Record Cards, 1890-1990 (BRB/AE1)

Maidstone Country Market: minutes and newspaper articles, 1945-2015 (U4067)

North Kent Methodist records (M95)

Preston Hall, The Royal British Legion Village and Preston Hall Hospital, Aylesford, 1660-2001 (U3998)

Plans of South Park Estate, Penshurst (U4068)

Papers of Maurice C. Young, local historian of Hythe, 1977-1996 (U3982)

Deeds and notices relating to families and land in Sellindge, Brabourne, Monks Horton, Bilsington, Romney Marsh and Ulcombe, 1680-1821 (U4029)

Deeds for land and property in Minster-in-Thanet, 1713-1872 (U4047)

Typescript: Particulars of the account of Simon de Bradstede, 1361-1362 (TR3943)

medway archives and local studies centre

Parish and Parish Council

St Albans, Blue Bell Hill Parish registers 1931-1998 (P85J)

Sutton at Hone Baptism register 1962-2012 (P358/1B/1)

Meopham parish registers, 1980-2007 (P246/01) Addl

Cliffe Parish Council: minutes 2002-2010 (PC94)

Darenth Parish Council minutes 1894-1981(PC109)

Rochester City Council

Surveyors department: bunker (dwg) 1940 (RCA/CS3/6/5)

Rochester City Chamberlains receipts (additional) 1669-1727 (RCA/N)


Chapter School (Strood) records 1921-2009 (C/ES/150C)

St Peters Primary School Rochester 1891-1990 (C/ES/305D)

Hoo St Werbergh Council School 1876-1994 (C/ES/190)


Duppa Estates at Stoke and Hundred of Hoo: deeds and sales particulars, including Parsonage Farm, 1869-1903 (DE1252)

Deeds: Milton Road, Gillingham, 1902-1990 (P129)

Deeds: 11, Bryant Road, Strood, 1869-1939 (DE50)

Title deeds to 181, Frindsbury Road, Strood (formerly 16, Salisbury Terrace, Frindsbury Road), 1903-1951 (P138)

Miscellaneous legal documents: Rochester, relating to wharves on the Medway 1866, 1880?, (DE1251)

London, Tilbury and Southend Railway: lands in Essex belonging to the Sir John Hawkins Hospital, Chatham, 1851-1852 (P149)

Brisley Family: miscellaneous papers, 1847-1853 (DE164)

Fort Darnet Isolation Hospital (plan drawing) no date c. early 20th (DE65/1)

Freeman admittance: W. Hedgcock, 1832 (DE56)

Title documents: Delce, Rochester, 1862-1892 (DE1253)