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Sheerness Newspapers 1902 - 1910
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        1902.

JAN 4   TRANSLATION OF CHARTER 10th OF MAY 1369 OF QUEENBOROUGH.
JAN             THE FIRST CATTLE MARKET IN SHEPPEY.
MAR 3   3 PARAS ON QUEENBOROUGH CASTLE & A SKETCH.
MAR 8   HISTORY OF QUEENBOROUGH.2 PARAS. VERY GOOD. SEE ALSO 22nd.,29th..
APR 12  SHEPPEY STEAM PACKET.- THE FIRST A.G.M.
APR 21  GEORGE BLACKMORE CRIMEAN VETERAN DIED AGED 81.
MAY 17  W.G.GRACE TO VISIT SHEERNESS (UNABLE TO).
MAY 24  HENRY VILE .PHOTO & 2 PARAS ON LIFE HISTORY & AUG 2nd.
AUG 23  C.M.GLAYSHIRE DIED . VERY ,VERY GOOD REPORT.
OCT 11  WHOLE PAGE ON JOHN GORDON RETIRES FROM BETHEL CONG. CHURCH.
NOV 1   EASTCHURCH CHURCH SILVER LISTED AND DATED.
       

        1903.

JAN 10  PLAQUE FOR TOWN CLOCK.
                PLANS FOR NEW ROYAL HOTEL.     
FEB 28  FRIENDLY AMICABLE SOCIETY EST.1762 MEET IN "PRINCE OF WATERLOO."
MAR 7   ST. DAVIDS DAY.
                1902 EDUCATION ACT. SCHOOL BOARD MEET.
MAR 14  RE NORWEGIAN MEMORIAL 5 OR 6 WASHED UP ON SHEPPEY 12 MONTHS AGO.
                PUB OWNERS IN SHEERNESS, 29 NAMES.
                SENSATIONAL MURDER OF BABY.

       
MAR 21  NAVAL ESTIMATES.
                ST. PATRICKS DAY.               
                LANDSLIP AT BELL FARM ,7 OR 8 ACRES LOST.
MAR 28  HISTORY OF BETHEL CHAPEL.VERY GOOD DESCRIPTION OF THE BLUE TOWN
          BETHEL.
APR 4   MERGER OF THE CO-OP AND THE ECON. SEE ALSO APR 18th..
APR 25  LONG LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS.SEE ALSO.JUN 20.AUG.29.OCT 10.NOV 14.
          DEC 26th.
JUN 6   MINSTER PARK ESTATE GREAT LAND SALE.
JUL 4   COUNCIL TO PURCHASE LORD OF THE MANOR'S FORESHORE.
JUL 4th TO 25th  LAND SALE AT MINSTER CLIFFS.
AUG 1   3,736 PUPILS IN SHEPPEY SCHOOLS.
                SHELLNESS AND LEYSDOWN LAND SALE.
                MAX. N0. EVER IN THE WORKHOUSE WAS 200 IN ONE WINTER.
                DANLEY ESTATE TO BE BUILT UP.
SEP 12  FLUSHING PIER AT QUEENBOROUGH RE THE CONSTRUCTION,LONG DETAILED
          REPORT.
SEP 19  LONG LIST OF REVISION OF VOTERS, AND ADDRESSES.
                31,MARINE PARADE, SHAKESPEAR HOUSE (OR MORLEY HOUSE).COPLAND SAID
          "A GREAT SHAKESPEARIAN ONCE LIVED HERE".
                OLD BLACK BELL SOLD.
OCT 31  DOCKYARD PETITION FOR BETTER CONDITIONS ETC. VERY GOOD ,LONG
          REPORT.
DEC 12  SHEPPEY LIGHT RAILWAY, RULES AND REGULATIONS.
                EASTCHURCH CATTLE MARKET.

        1904.

LISTS OF NAMES;JAN 2,9,30,APR.23.MAY 14,OCT 1.DEC 24.

JAN 2   DOCKYARD ENTRANCE EXAM.
JAN 16  COPLAND OF SHEERNESS AS GIBRALTER SURVEYOR,INVENTS THE LOOK OF
          GIB. AND SAVES MILLIONS OF GALLONS OF WATER.
JAN 16  PROPOSED COTTAGE HOSPITAL IN ST. GEORGES.
JAN 23  HISTORY OF EASTCHURCH CHURCH ,VERY GOOD,3  PARAS .STARTS IN 1196.
JAN 30  ABOVE CONTINUED ANOTHER 3 PARAS.
FEB 6   INTERVIEW WITH ADMIRALTY RE SHEERNESS DOCKYARD.
                LIGHTING FOR THE TOWN, GAS VERS.ELECTRICITY.
FEB 13  LEYSDOWN GOLF CLUB FORMED AT MUSSEL MANOR.
MAR 5   HISTORY OF THE ABBEY ,VERY GOOD .& 20th. & MAR 5th..
                TOWN CRIER OF 1869 WAS JOHN AKHURST.
                SHIPS BUILT IN SHEERNESS 1832-1865 INCL SIZE, NAME, USE,
          AND WHEREABOUTS.
                1869,COUNCIL MEMBERS,BOARD OF GUARDIANS,QUEENBOROUGH COUNCIL .
MAR 5   SHEPPEY AMATEUR ANGLING SOCIETY FORMED.
MAR 26  WELSH DINNER.
APR 9     OLD SMUGGLERS OF SHEPPEY, NUTTS FARM WAS USED.
APR 23  SHEPPEY ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY.
APR 30  SUN STREET IS RENAMED RUSSELL STREET, AFTER THE DEATH OF HENRY
          RUSSELL 1859.
                MINSTER FAIR ,MONKS FIRE,NELSON WAS HERE AS A MIDDY.
MAY 7   QUEENBOROUGH REOPENED.
MAY 21  LEGENDS OF ELMLEY AND KING'S HILL.
MAY 28  SCHOOL POPULATION ON SHEPPEY IS NOW 4891.
JUN 4   LOCAL VETERANS OF 1st. KENT R.G.A.VOL.& PHOTOGRAPH.
JUL 9   DOCKYARD APPRENTICES EXAM.
        SIR EDWARD BANKS STARTED AS A NAVVY IN SHEERNESS.

       
JUL 9   BROAD St. TO CAPWELL TO TAKE BOATS .MRS.HARDING HAS BALUSTER FROM
          THE OLD LONDON BRIDGE (BUILT 1176-1200) IN HER GARDEN (1722) ALSO
          A STONE IN HIGG'S ESQ. OF WARDEN COURT, AND MRS. HUGHES.GENEALOGY
          OF THE BANKS FAMILY.
JUL 30  WATERSPOUT OFF SHEERNESS. JUST MISSES DOCKYARD.
        SHEERNESS TO HAVE MIXED BATHING.
AUG 6   KENT PENETENTIARY CHURCH ,ORIGINALLY IN TENTERDEN IN 1860 ,MOVED
          TO STONE.
AUG 27          SITE OF NEW BETHEL CHURCH IN HIGH STREET ,60' BY 90' DEEP.
SEP 1     PIGTAIL CORNER.
SEP 24  BETHEL EXTENSIONS & BUILD NEW CHAPEL.
OCT 1   OLD TREE AT KINGSBOROUGH NOT PUT OUT SINGLE LEAF,J.COPLAND TO
          PHOTO IT, OLD RELIC HUNDREDS OF YEARS OLD .IMPORTANT.
OCT 8   VISIT TO ELMLEY, VERY GOOD , 2 PARAS.
OCT 15  NEW COPPER WIRE FACTORY FOR QUEENBOROUGH.
OCT 22  A NATURALIST RAMBLE ON SHEPPEY.
OCT 29  OFFICIALS OF DOCKYARD IN 1791 FOR SHEERNESS, CHATHAM, DEPTFORD,
          WOOLWICH.
NOV 5   NEW SWALE BRIDGE (2 PARAS.)
NOV 5   WORKHOUSE TO BE NOW CALLED CLIFF HOUSE.OTHER NAMES SUGGESTED,
          MINSTER HILL HOUSE,PARADISE COTTAGE,THE LODGE,SHEPPEY RETREAT,
          UNKNOWN PARADISE.
                LIST OF SHEPPEY FARMS.
NOV 12  SHOULD WORKHOUSE WELL HAVE STEAM POWER OR WINDMILL.
NOV 19  SITTINGBOURNE FUR AND FEATHER SHOW,LONG LIST OF NAMES.
DEC 3   GATEHOUSE OF THE ABBEY TO BE THE MUSEUM.
DEC 24  DOCKYARD APPRENTICES EXAM.


        1905.

SEP 9   EXECUTION AT PENNEDEN HEATH OF CHARLES WARNER OF SHEERNESS 1823,
AUG 21    1 PARA.
SEP 30  SMUGGLING VERY GOOD REPORT.
OCT 14  JOHN WHITING ,CRIMEAN VETERAN,NATIVE OF BURHAM-ON-CROUCH.
OCT 14  CONSECRATION OF UNITED SERVICE LODGE ,VERY GOOD.
OCT 28  FRANK GRIFFITHS DIED ,HE WAS A NEGRO FROM BARBADOS,BRIT. SUBJECT
          AGED 73 LEAVES WIDOW AND 2 CHILDREN. CRIMEAN VETERAN.
                TO CANADA CHARLES ENGLAND,T.FRANCIS,J.W.FRANKLIN.

        1906.

LISTS OF PEOPLE;JAN 20,APR 28,JUN 2,MAY 5,JUL 28,NOV 3,

FEB 3   48TH. ANNIVERSARY OF ALMA ROAD CHURCH. LECTURE BY REV. J.G.MORROW
          ON METHODISM  AND J. WESLEY. VERY GOOD.
FEB 10  DOCKYARD SCHOOL PRIZE LIST.
FEB 17  LEYSDOWN SUNDAY SCHOOL PRIZE LIST ,SHORT.
FEB 17          LETTER TO JOHN WESLEY'S SISTER FROM J.WESLEY. LONDON OCT
          18TH.1778,
FEB 24  LIST OF QUEENBOROUGH VICARS.(GOOD )
MAR 10  MINSTER SCHOOL PRIZE LIST.
MAR 17  ENGRAVING OF THE MARTELLO TOWER 1856.
MAR 31  NAVAL ESTIMATES.
APR 7   WEBB'S CHARITY MONDAY FOLLOWING PALM SUNDAY ALL WORKHOUSE
          CHILDREN RECEIVE 6d EACH.

       

APR 14  QUEENBOROUGH SCHOOLS PRIZE LIST.
APR 21  PUBLIC LIGHTING FOR MINSTER.
MAY 12  LETTERS RE TOWN CRIER ,WHOSE FATHER AND GRANDFATHER WAS THE
          CRIER.
MAY 12  SHEERNESS LADY WRITES FROM SAN FRANSISCO RE EARTHQUAKE.
MAY 12    METHODIST KENT SYNOD.
JUN 2   LONG LIST OF SHEPPEY HOUSE OWNERS AND ADDRESSES.
JUN 2   MINSTER TO HAVE PIER 7,000 FT. LONG.
JUN 16  FIRST TIME IN SHEPPEY, NEW BIOSCOPE PICTURE 100,000 FT. OF
          ANIMATED PICTURE.
                ANNUAL SHEARING CONTEST.
JUN 23  MEDWAY BARGE RACE.
JUN 23  THE LAST OF THE "FORTE" 74 GUNS ,AT SHEERNESS.
JUL 21  LONG LIST OF GUESTS AT THE LIBERAL PARTY .
                QUEENBOROUGH PRIZE WINNERS.
JUL 28  ANCIENT ORDER OF SHEPHERDS ( 2 OF A.O.F.) GOOD REPORT.
                FIRE AT SHURLAND HALL BARN,SEE ALSO AUG 4th.
AUG 4   DOCKYARD SCHOOL APPRENTICE LIST ,VERY GOOD.
AUG 4   LIST OF QUEENBOROUGH CHILDREN.
AUG 11  HISTORY OF SHURLAND HALL LONG AND VERY GOOD.
SEP 1   EXAM. PASS LIST -LONG.
                GREAT FIRE AT PARSONAGE FARM, 1 1/2 ACRES & BUILDING .2,000
          LOSS.
SEP 8   CHILDRENS RACES RESULTS.
SEP 29  THE OLD FRIGATE "FORTE"SUNK OFF PORT VICTORIA AND BURNT.
OCT 6   BALLON LANDS AT IWADE .PROF.HUNTINGDON FROM PARIS.
OCT 13  WATERSPOUT AT SOUTHEND.
OCT 20  KING'S HILL AND HOUSE AT ELMLEY.VERY SHORT ACCOUNT OF KING JAMES
          CAPTURE.
                GHOST AT BLUETOWN.
OCT 27  CHORAL SOCIETY FOR SHEEERNESS. TO START.
NOV 10  PRIZE LIST OF THE NATIONAL SCHOOLS.
NOV 17  DOCKYARD PRIZE DAY & LIST.
DEC 1   DOCKYARD PETITION . 3 PARAS.
DEC 8   VERY GOOD ACCOUNT OF EPITAPHS, BY REV. MORROW.
DEC 8   DEATH OF SIR EDWARD REED. SHEERNESS BOY.

        1907.

JAN 12  SHEERNESS ROYAL CYCLE CLUB.
                GREAT FIRE AT LLOYDS MILL 2,500 DAMAGE.
JAN 26  ALMA ROAD CONG. CHURCH ETC ANNIVERSARY.
FEB 9   "SHEPPEY COMPANION "PUB. IN 1839 BY W. KNEWSTUB.
FEB 16  CHURCH AT WESTMINSTER IN 9 MONTHS TIME.
                DEVONIAN MEETING IN SHEERNESS.
                THE HEALTH OF SHEERNESS .1 PARA.
FEB 23  THIS LOCAL PAPER IS "QUEENBOROUGH GUARDIAN AND EAST KENT
          ADVERTISER" N0.275.
MAR 2     DESCRIPTION OF MURDER ,REPENTANCE AND HANGING.(3 PARAS).
MAR 30  RICHARD WEBB'S CHARITY FUND (1812). A FULL DESCRIPTION.
APR 13  A SHEPPEY FARM IN 1550,A GOOD DESCRIPTION OF MINSTER ABBEY FARM.
APR 20  HISTORY OF QUEENBOROUGH,CHURCH,FERRY. VERY GOOD. 2 PARAS.TREMSIT
          BRIDGED 1st.  21st. YEAR SWEPT AWAY SEE ALSO MAY 4th,18th,25th,
          JUNE 1st.TO JULY 13th TREMMOND FERYE.
APR 27  SUNDAY SCHOOL LIST.
                BUILDING OF QUEENBOROUGH CASTLE.VERY GOOD.
                SUBSCIBERS LIST -COLLECTION BY STREETS.


MAY 11  QUEENBOROUGH CHURCH ,CASTLE,JACK CADE'S REBELLION. VERY GOOD.
MAY 18  OBSOLETE WARSHIPS SOLD HMD.WATCHFUL (1882) BANTERER, (1880),
          GRAPLER (1880),FIRM (1887),PERT (1882), MISTLETOE (1882),
          GOLDFINCH (1889)
        272 YEAR OLD LETTER FROM KING CHARLES RE QUEENBOROUGH (FROM
          CANADA )
                ROLL OF QUEENBOROUGH VICARS.1557 TO DATE.
MAY 25  DEATH OF DON CERINOMOIN 1591 ,CAPTURED IN ARMADA ,IMPRISONED FOR
          3 YEARS
JUN 1   CRIMEAN WAR ,VERY GOOD REPORT, 2 PARAS OF SHEPPEY PEOPLE.
                BIRTH OF LIVERSEY.
JUN 8   A VERY GOOD DESCRIPTION OF THE SILVER AT QUEENBOROUGH CHURCH E.G.
                A CHALICE OF SILVER HT.8 1/2"  DIAM. 5 3/8"  WT. 26 OZS. LONDON
          HALL MARK 1673 ETC ,.ETC. AND DONOR.
JUN 15  HOGATH'S VISIT TO QUEENBOROUGH.
JUN 22  QUEENBOROUGH CHURCH BELLS.
JUN 29  MUTINY AT THE NORE ,SWALE FROZEN OVER 1776,LOST CHARTERS,REGISTER
          OF BAPTS. AT QUEENBOROUGH CHURCH,WORKHOUSE AT QUEENBOROUGH IN
          1731/1784.
JUL 6   OLD SYNAGOGUE TO BE PULLED DOWN.
JUL 6   THE 6 QUEENBOROUGH CHARITIES,WEBB,STAMP ETC..
JUL 13  SHEPPEY COURT LEET TREE AT KINGSBOROUGH IS BADLY DECAYED.FILL
          WITH CONCRETE.
JUL 13  QUEENBOROUGH STOCKS,AT BARROW GATE.AND DUCKING POND,NOW PARK AT
          WEST END.
                QUEENBOROUGH CHURCH RESTORED BY PALMER.(VAULTS SEALED UP).
JUL 20  DOCKYARD EXAM. RESULTS.
          JEZEEREELS TOWER TO BE REBUILT.
                QUEENBOROUGH WHARF COMPANY PROSPECTUS.
                SHORT HISTORY OF SHEERNESS FIRE BRIGADE.
                SHOOTING GUNS IS NOT TO BE TAUGHT IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS (KEC).
AUG 3   DOCKYARD EXAM. RESULTS.LISTS.
          CEMENT FACTORY AT QUEENBOROUGH TO CLOSE DOWN.
AUG 10  A VISITORS IMPRESSIONS OF SHEPPEY.
AUG 17  MILTON -NEXT- SITTINGBOURNE TO BE CALLED MILTON REGIS.
SEP 7   QUEENBOROUGH COPPER WORKS RE RATE ASSESSMENT & OCT 5th.
SEP 21    TAMS COTTAGES TO BE SOLD.
OCT 5   SUGGESTED SCHOOL FOR THE HALFWAY.
                CO-OP TO AMALGAMATE WITH THE ECOM..
OCT 19  QUEENBOROUGH CHARTER DAY.
OCT 26  HISTORY OF REV. J .SPRUNT STRODE CRESCENT CHURCH.
                CHARTER DAY BANQUET.
NOV 2   HISTORY OF DOUGLAS JERROLD FROM WILSBY NEAR CRANBROOK.
NOV 30  1800, THE FIRST OF WARDEN CHURCHES FELL OVER THE CLIFF.
DEC 14  PRIZE LIST AT SCHOOLS.
DEC 21  DOCKYARD PRIZE LIST.
DEC 21  PINNANCE SINKS -8 SAILORS DROWNED.
DEC 28  GOOD DESCRIPTION BY STRANGER FROM "GLASCOW HERALD".,

        1908.

JAN 18  HEALTH OF DOCKYARD;NO. SICK,DIED ,HURT,ETC,.
FEB 8   NEW CHARITY FOR QUEENBOROUGH.
FEB 22  SUNDAY SCHOOL PRIZE LIST. APR 18th. MAY 23rd,
FEB 29  MAJOR HOPSONS CHARITY.1817 HE LEFT 700 FOR MINSTER FEB 17th.
                NAVAL ESTIMATES.
                DEVONIAN DINNER.
                FIRE AT BARNLANDS WARDEN.TELEGRAM SENT TO THE FIRE BRIGADE.

       
MAR 14    SHORT HISTORY OF CRICKET IN SHEERNESS.. SINCE 1874.
MAY 2   WATT'S CHARITY ,WORKHOUSE MENTIONED.
MAY 9   LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS.
MAY 16  DOCKYARD SALE :HMS.DEVASTATION BUILT 1874 AT PORTSMOUTH.
                                            CAMBRIDGE     "   1858 AT PEMBROKE.
                             CALCUTTA      "   1831 AT BOMBAY.
                             BRITON        "   1814 AT DEPTFORD.
                             CORNET        "   1871 AT PORTSMOUTH.
MAY 23  FEMALE ODDFELLOWS LODGE TO START IN SHEPPEY.
JUN 13  MINSTER LIGHT RAILWAY TO SCRAPSGATE AND TO WARDS HILL.
JUN 20  NEW PISTOL TYPE OF HUMANE KILLER USED.
                NEW HALFWAY SCHOOL TO BE BUILT.
JUN 27  COPPER WIRE WORKS AT QUEENBOROUGH FOR SALE.7 1/2 ACRES .& JUL
          18th.
          ROD AND LINE AT PIER .SALMON BASS 7Lbs.
JUL 4   STACK FIRE AT SHURLAND,TELEGRAM SENT TO THE FIRE BRIGADE .
          TELEGRAM TOOK 1hr.-20m.TO GET THERE.
                RICHARD WELLS CHARITY FOR THE BEST WRITING ,A PEN IS GIVEN
          (1812).
                QUEENBOROUGH INCIDENT, CHARTER OF 1832 MENTIONED.
JUL 18  ALBERT STREET TO BE PART OF INVICTA ROAD.
                FLOOD AT SHEERNESS,GOOD DESCRIPTION OF STREETS ,PUBS ETC..
JUL 25  VERY LONG LIST OF SHEPPEY CHILDREN, FULL NAMES GIVEN.
                DOCKYARD EXAM. RESULTS.
AUG 1   THE MINSTER EXTENSION OF THE SHEPPEY LIGHT RAILWAY.
                THE QUEENBOROUGH ROAD MURDER,THE POST IS ALWAYS PAINTED RED AND
          WHITE.
                DOCKYARD SCHOOL EXAM. RESULTS.
                QUEENBOROUGH SUMMER FETE.
                THE LIGHT RAILWAY TO MINSTER IS REFUSED , 300,000 A YEAR WOULD
          HAVE USED THE LINE.
AUG 1   QUEENBOROUGH SCHOOL PRIZE LIST .
AUG 8   WATER WAS OBTAINED AT FORT TOWNSEND IN SHEERNESS.330FT. DEEP, IN
          1782.
                KENTISH CHRONOLOGY 54 AD.TO DATE .VERY GOOD.
AUG 22  THE FIRE BRIGADE TO HAVE NEW STEAM ENGINE ,COST-298 .PHOTO IN
AUG 29.   PRIZE LIST.
                RE TOLL GATES AT THE SITE OF "THE OLD HOUSE AT HOME".
AUG 29  PLANS PASSED FOR MASONIC HALL.
SEP 5   A DAY IN A KENTISH HOP FIELD.
SEP 19  SHEERNESS 50 YEARS AGO.
             1869       FREEMASONS MARCH TO CHURCH.
                1814 APRIL MURDER AT SCRAPSGATE ,BODY IN CHURCHYARD AT MINSTER
          "OH! EARTH COVER NOT UP MY BLOOD-------ETC.
          1862 ELLIOT MURDERED JULY 30th. AT PLEASANT CLOSE,HALFWAY.
             PIGTAIL CHARLIE,OLD ISRAEL.
                1857 APRIL 23rd. ELIZA COPPINS MURDERED.
                1883 JAN 17th BROWN (A COLOURED MAN.) KILLED HIS WIFE.
                1821 DR. FOWLER KILLED.
                MOATS -HEAVY TOLL OF DEATH,.
SEP 19  TENDER LIST FOR MASONIC CLUB.  1728 A ROCHESTER FIRM.
SEP 26  REGATTA SUBSCRIPTION LIST.
OCT 3   QUEENBOROUGH CHARTER DAY.SOME GOOD SPEECHES.
                SHEERNESS EAST ,HAS ONLY ONE SET OF GATES INSTEAD OF ONE EACH
          SIDE PEOPLE ACTUALLY GOT ON THE LINES AS THE TRAINS WERE PASSING.
OCT 17  SHEPPEY'S FIRST VICTIM OF "CIVILISATIONS LIGHTING "(ELECTRICITY).
OCT 24  SHEPPEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO START UP.
                BLUETOWN BOYS PRIZE LIST.

        .

NOV             BETHEL CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, "BUT IT REALLY STARTED IN 1725"
          SHRUBSOLE MENTIONED.
NOV 21  MINISTRY IN SHEPPEY,SITTINGBOURNE AREA.NAMES OF VICARS.
        MINSTER SCHOOL PRIZE LIST.
                BALLOONING OVER SHEPPEY.
                POTTERY IS TO BE BUILT AT QUEENBOROUGH.
NOV 28  DOCKYARD SCHOOL RESULTS.

        1909.

JAN 9   SHEPPEY GOLF CLUB TO START UP.
                HUMAN FLIGHT, AERO. CLUB TO VISIT HARTY.
                4FT.-7" SEAL CAUGHT AT QUEENBOROUGH.
JAN 16  37th. ANNIVERSARY OF THE VICTORIA CLUB.
JAN 16  KINGS FERRY BRIDGE TOLLS INCREASED ETC.2 PARAS. & 23rd..
                QUEENBOROUGH SCHOOL PRIZES.
JAN 23  SHEPPEY IN 1840 BY MR. AKHURST THE TOWN CRIER,WHOSE STEPFATHER
          WAS THE CRIER BEFORE HIM.THE BELL USED IS 150 YEARS OLD.KING
          STREET IN BLUETOWN WAS SO CALLED BECAUSE IT WAS BUILT FROM THE
          KINGS WOOD. i.e.STOLEN.
                THE VILLAGE PUMP WAS OPPOSITE "THE WELCOME" A SAILORS HOME. THE
          RAILWAY HOTEL WAS CALLED "THE SHIPWRIGHTS ARMS." THE "WHITE
          CHAPEL" WAS OPPOSITE THE PIER, THE "RED CHAPEL" -BETHEL
          BLUETOWN. ONLY TWO POLICEMEN WERE REQUIRED. THE PRISON WAS
          ADJACENT TO THE HARD.
JAN 23  CHAMBER OF COMMERCE .1 1/2 PARAS.
JAN 30  3 ACRES OF LAND LOST IN LANDSLIDE AT WARDEN.
FEB 6   NEW WATCH TOWER NEAR RC. CHURCH MENTIONED.
FEB 13  WITCHES ELM ,CORNER OF STOREHOUSE HMD..
                SHIP-ON-SHORE IN 1850 (THE ORIGINAL ONE.) IS DIFFERENT POSITION.
                WARDS TOWN IS NOW MILE TOWN.
                IN 1849 THERE WERE 2 COACHES A DAY FROM BLUETOWN TO
          SITTINGBOURNE. EXCELLENT LIST OF ALL THE SHOPS AND OWNERS IN
          BLUETOWN IN 1849 (RE-CONSTRUCT.?
FEB 20  A YARD OF CLAY PIPE SMOKING TEST,SLOWEST TIME 1 1/2 HRS,FASTEST
          TIME 2 Mins.
                "SONS OF DOOM " 5th. ANNUAL DINNER.
FEB 27  AERO CLUB TAKE LAND ON SHEPPEY.(HILL ON PARSONAGE FARM TO BE THE
          CENTRE.)
MAR 15  SHELLNESS AERODROME ,SHORT BROTHERS TO COME TO SHEPPEY.?
                BRABAZON TO COME TO SHEPPEY.
MAR 20  HUMAN FLIGHT!
                NAVAL ESTIMATES.
                CANDIDATE NAME AND ADDRESS FOR COUNCIL (22) AND WORKHOUSE (7).
APR 3   AEROPLANE ARRIVES NEXT WEEK.
APR 10  NEW GOLF COURSE AT SHEERNESS & APRIL 24th.
                PRIZE FOR FLYING 250 YDS.IS 25.
                THE PASSENGER TOLL OF 1/2d ON THE FERRY BRIDGE  TO BE WITHDRAWN.
                QUEENBOROUGH IN THE 1820 2 PARAS MAINLY ON THE FREE DREDGERS.
                WEBBS CHARITY AT QUEENBOROUGH 3 PARAS ,VERY FULL ACCOUNT.
APR 17  TERRIBLE FIRE AT BLUETOWN. 4 PARAS. 3 HOUSES LOST BUILT BY
          WILLIAM SHRUBSOLE IN 1762 ,PART WAS USED AS A CHAPEL HOUSE.BOTH
          JOHN WESLEY AND ROWLAND HILL PREACHED HERE.
                BALLOONIST LOST IN SHEPPEY.
          SHEERNESS IN 1861, 2 PARAS.
                THE PRINCIPAL RESIDENTS OF QUEENBOROUGH IN 1861,A VERY GOOD LIST.
MAY 1   RAISED LETTER BOOKS FOR THE BLIND.

       
MAY 1   KINGS FERRY BRIDGE TOLL QUERY. NO. OF PASSENGERS 1901-1908.
MAY 8   WRIGHT BROTHERS VISIT SHEPPEY,SHELLBEACH.
MAY 15  FIRES IN SHEPPEY WITH LOSS OF LIFE.
                1667 SHEERNESS BURNT BY THE DUTCH.
                1828 50 HOUSES.
                1854 DUKE OF CLARENCE.
                1867 7 HOUSES HAREFIELD.
             1878 SEVERAL BUILDINGS (ROLFE. THE TALLOW MELTER).
                1881 THE DOCKYARD CHAPEL.
                1909 THE WHITE HOUSE.
MAY 15  MASONIC CLUB BUYS 160 Ft.OF ST. GEORGES FRONTAGE, BY 90 Ft.
          ADJOINING NEW CLUB FOR 450.
MAY 15    FLYING AIRSHIP/SAUCER MYSTERY.
MAY 22  SKETCH OF SHEERNESS  GOLF CLUB, AND POSITION OF HOLES ETC..&
          29th.
JUN 5   BOOM TO GO ACROSS GRAIN.
JUN 12  IS THE "QUEENBOROUGH GUARDIAN AND EAST KENT ADVERTISER.NO.353.
                AMICABLE SOCIETY  AT MNINSTER FORMED 29th MAY 1762 (SICK CLUB ),
          GOOD DESCRIPTION OF . 1 PARA.
                185th.HALF YEARLY MEETING OF ECOM. SOCIETY.
                LOCAL MARATHON 22 MILES IN 2 HRS.-35 Mins.LEYSDOWN AND BACK.
                GLASS FACTORY TO BE BUILT AT RUSHENDEN. SEE ALSO 19th.
                HISTORY OF SOME OF THE FURNITURE OF QUEENBOROUGH CHURCH.
                FIRST FLIGHT IN ENGLAND 30th APRIL -150 YDS.
JUN 19    ELMLEY IS NOW ALMOST DESERTED.
                TURMINES HISTORY OF SHEPPEY .SEE ALSO 26th.
JUN 26  QUEENBOROUGH CASTLE FROM A 1828 BOOK,PRINTED IN CHATHAM,.BUILT
          ON THE SITE OF A SAXON CASTLE.QUEENBOROUGH CALLED CYNINGBURY.
JUL 24  THIS PAPER IS QUEENBOUGH GUARDIAN NO. 359
                SCHOOL PRIZE LIST .VERY LONG.
                E.J.CASTLE INVENTION - ESCAPING FROM A SUBMARINE.
                DOCKYARD RESULT LIST. & JULY 31st..
JUL 31  SCOUTS ARE TO BE FORMED AT TRINITY CHURCH.
AUG 7   SHEPPEY FELL TO THE DUTCH, BY AN OLD DUTCH WRITER.
AUG 14  LODGE NO. 3124 ,THE FIRST LODGE TO MEET IN THE NEW BUILDING.
                KENT WESLEYAN MINISTERS.
AUG 21  MASONS HALL DEDICATED SOON.VERY GOOD DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING.
                SEE ALSO OCT 16th.  AND OCT 23rd..
SEP 4   MR. C.S.ROLLS DESCENDS BY BALLOON.
SEP 18  DATES AND REASONS FOR THE TWO QUEENBOROUGH FAIRS (FAIRES).GOOD
          DESCRIPTION
                IN 1804 .TOLL GATE, PRESS GANG  (3 PARAS.) SHIPWRECK  AND SAILORS
                AND CHARITY.
SEP 25  HISTORY OF THE ODDFELLOWS.G.M. HERE.
OCT 2   LONG LIST OF LODGER VOTERS.
                OLD QUEENBOUGH TALES BY COPLAND/ VICAR. VERY GOOD.
OCT 9   100 YEAR OLD QUEENBOROUGH LADY ,MRS. EDWARDS,TELLS TALES.
OCT 16  REGATTA ,LONG LIST .OF NAMES.
OCT 30  SCHOOL PRIZE LIST.
NOV 6   MOORE-BRABAZON WINS 1,000 FLYING ,THE "DAILY MAIL "PRIZE.
NOV 6   INDIAN MUTINY MEMORIES BY MR. CLEARY.
NOV 27  CAESERS HILL IN SHEPPEY NEAR PARSONAGE FARM.
                FLOWER SHOW PRIZE LIST.
DEC 11  QUEENBOROUGH CEMENT COURT CASE.
DEC 18  SHEPPEY SHOPS AT CHRISTMAS.
DEC 25  PRIZE LIST OF SCHOOLS.
                DOCKYARD EXAMS.
                HALFWAY HOUSE BAPTIST CHAPEL HISTORY 1883.
        1910.

JAN 1   EPETOME FOR 1909.
                BROADWAY SENIOR GIRLS PRIZE LIST.
JAN 8   NEW OATH TAKEN ON BIBLE IN COURT.
JAN 22  GUILD OF ST. MARTIN--CONFIRMED  MEN OF QUEENBOROUGH.
FEB 5   VICTORIA CLUB NEW HALL.
FEB 12  VERY GOOD DESCRIPTION OF "GREAT EASTERN "FROM 1857 PAPER.
FEB 19  100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BETHEL SUNDAY SCHOOL. (VERY GOOD.)
FEB 26  SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE GALES OF 1703.
MAR 5   SHEERNESS EAST PRIZE LIST.
APR 2   VERY GOOD DESCRIPTION OF SHEPPEY IN 1800, MARKET PLACE WHERE
                RATS BAY IS.DOCKYARD WORKHOUSE MOVED TO MINSTER. 2 PARAS RE
          PRESS GANG.NAMES OF PUBS.
APR 9   DEATHS ETC. 3 PARAS ON ILLNESSES,,POPULATION,.
                FLIGHT ON SHEPPEY.
APR 23  SHEPPEY IS NOW THE BIRTHPLACE OF FLIGHT.
MAY 7   PHOTO OF CECIL GRACE AND HIS PLANE.
MAY 21  HALLEY'S COMET.
MAY 28  QUEENBOROUGH A STAPLE FOR WOOL IN 1371.
                NEW TOLLS FOR THE SHEPPEY BRIDGE.
JUN 26  LEARN TO FLY IN ONE HOUR.
                NEW ROCHESTER BRIDGE TO COST 73,000.
JUL 2   COAT OF ARMS FOR SHEPPEY.-WE DO NOT HAVE ONE.(COUNCIL)
                KENTISH DIALECT.
                NEW BORE HOLE FOR SHEPPEY.
                QUEENBOROUGH ANCIENT PLAY. 3 PARAS.SEE ALSO JUL 9,AUG 6,OCT 2.
JUL 9   DEATH OF HON .C.S.ROLLS.,PLANE COLLAPSED.
JUL 16  OLDEST CO-OP IN ENGLAND IS ON SHEPPEY.
JUL 23  VERY LONG SCHOOL LIST.
                DEATH OF JESSUP, WHO ONLY SLEPT AWAY FROM HOME 2 OR 3 NIGHTS,
          HE REMEMBERS WHEN MILE TOWN  BRICKS ONLY, NO DOCKYARD POLICE,
          AND ONLY A WOODEN FENCE AROUND THE DOCKYARD.
                LIST OF THE PUBS IN SHEPPEY.
AUG 9   DEATH OF REV. SAMUEL PINCH & HIS LIFE HISTORY . 2 PARAS.
AUG 30  QUEENBOROUGH GLASS WORKS TO START BUILDING.
SEP 3   DEATH OF SHIP,AND LIST OF OLD SHIPS.
                SHEERNESS IN 1850, A VERY GOOD REPORT. 2 PARAS.
SEP 17  HARTY FERRY,SHED FOUND ,SKELETON, 1822 VERY OLD -NO METAL USED
                AT ALL.
                DESCRIPTION OF THE COAL WASHER AT QUEENBOROUGH.
OCT 1   SCHOOL LIST.
                SHORT VIVID GOOD DESCRIPTION OF KENT CHURCH.
OCT 8   PAPER BY ALFRED TENNYSON DICKENS THE OLDEST SURVIVING SON OF
          CHARLES (DIED 1870 JUNE 9TH NOT THE 10TH..WHY DAVID COPPERFIELD,
          WHY BLACK RAVEN,ETC. ETC. VERY GOOD.
          LONG REGATTA SUBSCRIPTION LIST.
          MARINE PARADE / BROADWAY NOW EDWARD STREET TO GO.
                HISTORY OF THE CO-OP MILL AND BAKERY. VERY GOOD.
                QUARTERLY MEETING OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
OCT 15  SHEERNESS TECHNICAL SCHOOL OPENED.!
OCT 22  CLASS LISTS OF THE ABOVE.
NOV 5   LONG DEBATE- GAS VERSUS ELECTRICITY.
                ROYAL AERO CLUB TO LEAVE SHEPPEY.?
NOV 19  BETHEL'S 148th ANNIVERSARY, VERY GOOD HISTORY OF THE CHURCH,
                1761,1781,1763,.
                38, HIGH STREET IS THE MASONIC HALL.
                DR. ARROLL BUILT THE KING'S FERRY BRIDGE.
DEC 24  HOSPITAL LIST.

        DEC 24  FIRE IN MILE TOWN, 2 SHOPS BURNT DOWN.
DEC 31  LOSS OF C.S.GRACE,PLANE DOWN.
                DEATH TOLL THIS YEAR WITH PLANES.
                SUMMARY OF EVENTS . 2 PAGES  FOR 1910.

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