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ABE JACOBS.

TAKEN FROM THE LOCAL PAPER"SHEERNESS TIMES" A COPY OF WHICH IS HELD IN THE LOCAL LIBRARY.

A SAMPLE OF ABE'S LETTERS,MOST OF THEM ARE VERY GOOD AND VERY ORIGINAL. THERE ARE MANY OTHER LETTERS WITH INTERESTING AND ORIGINAL SHEPPEY ITEMS.

To read the complete article see the copy of the newspaper at Sheerness Library

1911       NOV 11TH-CRIMEA ,WHY NAMED.RUSSELL STREET WHY NAMED.

NOV 25TH-RUSSELL RELATIONS OF ABE JACOBS,ONE IS A RECTOR,ALSO

                                RELATIVES FROM HOLLAND.MARRIED AT AGE 12 AND HAD       17 CHILDREN.

DEC 9TH-BLUETOWN BOYS VERSUS MILE TOWN BOYS.

DEC 30TH-PAGES FROM 1860 DIARY. 1913       A FEW OLD NAMES IN A CRICKET TEAM.

SEPT 20TH-RE PORT VICTORIA RAIL LINE OPENED.

SEPT 27TH-OLD SHEPPEY OF LONG AGO.

1916           MAR 11TH-NELSON WENT TO MOUNTEBANKS???

JULY 15TH-"TOSS OR BUY" (HIS WIFE WAS MISS POWELL)

JULY 29TH-OLD TIMES-

OCT 14TH-GREAT EASTERN

NOV 18TH-FRENCH WARS AND GUARDS REQUIRED FROM LOCAL PEOPLE

NOV 25TH-OPEMNG OF MILE TOWN RAILWAY STATION

DEC 30TH-OLD SHEERNESS AND COLONEL MONTAGUE AND TUCKER.

1917     FEB 10TH-THE GOOD OLD WINTERS

APRIL 17TH-DUCHESS OF CONNAUGHT LANDS AT SHEPPEY.

1918      JULY 27TH-ABE'S FAMILY AND RELATIONS.

AUG 10TH-VERY GOOD HISTORY OF SHEERNESS.

OCT 26TH-WHY THE RE-NAMING OF SOME OF SHEPPEY STREETS.

NOV 9TH-RE PALMER FAMILY.

191-8      NOV 23RD-OLDBLUETOWN -A DESCRIPTION OF WHO LIVED WHERE. 1 TO  5  HIGH

                               STREET BLUETOWN.ETC

DEC 7TH-RE SYNAGOGUE AND RENTS DUE (VERY SHORT LETTER)

1919                                                                                                                                    JAN 4TH VERY GOOD ON OLD SHEERNESS  ,BLUETOWN NUMBERING  AND WHO LIVED WHERE

JAN 11TH- CONT FROM ABOVE      

LAN 18TH- DITTO                 

FEB 1ST-DITTO + RIVER STEAMERS