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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.
 
 1903.
 
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.
 
 1904.
 
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.
 
 1906.
 
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.
 
 1907.
 
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.
 
 1908.
 
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.
 
 1908.
 
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.
 
 1909.
 
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.
 
 1910.
 
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.
 
 1911.
 
JAN 7 HISTORY OF THE CHEMICAL WORKS,ESP. COPPER FACTORY.
JAN 14 SHEERNESS EAST INFANT SCHOOL OPENED.
 HISTORY-LIFE IN ENGLAND 1720 TO 1820.VERY GOOD, ORIGINAL.
JAN 28 QUEENBOROUGH CHURCH BELLS, 4 DATED 1667 TO BE 1/4 TUNED ,
 SEE ALSO MAY 13th,MAY 20th, JUNE 3rd, JUNE 24th.
 QUEENBOROUGH HISTORY BY CENTENARIAN,& WEBB'S CHARITY.
 SHEERNESS TRAM REPORT FOR LAST YEAR.
FEB 4 REPORT OF THE FIRST SPEECH DAY AT THE TECHNICAL SCHOOL.
FEB 11 CO-OP AND ECOM. TO AMALGAMATE.
 EASTCHURCH BELLS ,THE OLDEST WAS CAST IN 1607.
FEB 18 171 INMATES IN THE WORKHOUSE.
FEB 25 GENERAL GORDON IN KHARTOUM. SHORT LIFE HISTORY.
MAR 4 EASTCHURCH BELLS, 5, OLDEST IN SHEPPEY.
MAR 11 NAVAL ESTIMATES & SHEERNESS DOCKYARD.
MAR 25 CENSUS DETAILS.
 CONFIRMATION CLASS NAMED ,SHEERNESS EAST SUNDAY SCHOOL LISTED.
 SHEPPEY NEW SEAL, SHIP AND WHITE HORSE.
APR 1 SHEPPEY SWALE BRIDGE .BUILT 1825 .SHARES FOR SALE.
 14 ENUMERATORS FOR SHEPPEY.
APR 8 NEW LONDON & PROV. BANK BRANCH FOR SHEERNESS
APR15 RICHARD WEBB - MEMORIAL SERVICE . 1 PARA ON HIS HISTORY
 b 1733 MINSTER d 1833 .6d.EACH PALM SUNDAY FOR FAIR FOR EACH 
WORKHOUSE CHILD.
APR 22 EXCELLENT HISTORY OF SHEERNESS .
 TOWN HALL FOR SHEERNESS,6,000--20,000 .
APR 29 NEW CHURCH FOR HALFWAY.
MAY 6 GOLF TOURNAMENT .
MAY 13 SHEPPEY SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION PRIZE LIST.
 TOWN HALL. HORSESHOE SHAPED PIER AT INVICTA ROAD.
MAY 20 KENTISH MEN OR MEN OF KENT?.
 QUEENBOROUGH BIRTHS, DEATHS, N0. OF HOUSES ETC. ETC.
MAY 27 PROPOSED SCHOOL AT WESTMINSTER.
JUN 10 WARDEN POINT HISTORY 2 PARAS. MEDWAY BARGE RACE & WINNERS ETC.
 SEE ALSO JUN 24th.
JUN 24 A MEDAL WITH SHEPPEY COAT OF ARMS, GIVEN TO EVERY CHILD RE
 KING'S CORONATION.,PHOTO.
 CENSUS RETURN FOR KENT 1901 COMPARED TO 1911 & OR -.
 QUEENBOROUGH CHURCH HAS MASONIC BELL DEDICATED BY THE BISHOP
 OF DOVER. STOREHOUSE.
JUL 8 NATIONAL BOYS SCHOOL DEPARTMENT TO CLOSE.
JUL 15 DOCKYARD EXAM. RESULTS.
 SITTINGBOURNE COUNTY SCHOOL FOR GIRLS ,PRIZE LIST.
JUL 22 CORONATION TEA PARTY AND GAMES.
AUG 19 GREAT NATIONAL STRIKE, SHOOT TO KILL.?
 DOCKYARD APPRENTICES ENTRY EXAM.
SEP 9 TECHICAL INSTITUTE RESULTS.
 TWIN ENGINED PLANE INVENTED AT SHORTS.
SEP 16 21st. ANNIVERSARY OF THE CUTTER RACE BETWEEN SHIPWRIGHTS AND 
ENGINEERS.
 
 1911.
 
SEP 16 EASTCHURCH BELL RINGING CONTEST.
SEP 30 OYSTER STEALING CASE.
OCT 7 THE "SHAKERS". 
14TH. CENTURY SQUABBLE ,LEYSDOWN/MINSTER CHURCH.
OCT 14 BAND OF HOPE CERTIFICATE LIST.
OCT 28 JACK TAR - THEN AND NOW .GOOD.
NOV 4 HISTORY OF EASTCHURCH CHURCH V.V.GOOD.& 11TH.
NOV 11 REV. JAMES SPRUNT ,HISTORY.
 KENTISH MAYORS FOR 1911. 
DOCKYARD PRIZE DAY.
 THE LOG BOOK OF NELSON TO BE SOLD, PLUS REPORT OF THE DAY
 AFTER TRAFALGAR. 1/2 PARA.
NOV 18 QUEENBOROUGH CHURCH WAS BURNT OUT IN 1719.
NOV 25 BAD FIRE,2 SHOPS AND 3 HOUSES IN HIGH STREET, N0.23.
 SHURLAND HALL V.V GOOD. 2 PARAS.
 HISTORY OF QUEENBOROUGH V.V.GOOD. 3 PARAS.
 HISTORY OF BONARS OF PERTH .
 HISTORY OF HOPSON'S TRUST. WINNERS OF AND PRIZE DAY OF.
DEC 2 DE SHURLAND HISTORY CONT.
 PRIZE DAY AT THE TECHNICAL SCHOOL.
DEC 16 NATIONAL SCHOOL PRIZE DAY.
DEC 23 PRIZE LIST OF SCHOOLS.
DEC 30 SUMMARY OF THE WHOLE YEAR.
 LONG LIST OF THE SUBSCRIBERS TO THE HOSPITAL.
 
 1912.
 
JAN 6 ALFRED TENNYSON DICKENS DIES IN NEW YORK.(SON OF CHARLES).
 REPORT ON THE COURT HALL WELL AT QUEENBOROUGH.
JAN 13 JAMES II. CAPTURE AND FLIGHT FROM SHEPPEY. 1 PARA.
JAN 20 GOOD LIST OF SENIOR DOCKYARDMEN.
JAN 20 SOME QUEENBOROUGH CASTLE STONE IS USED .BELLS ALSO MENTIONED.
JAN 27 THE UNDERWORLD OF SHEERNESS,17 UNDER NOURISHED CHILDREN.
 QUEENBOROUGH OLD WELL CLOSURE.
 CEMENT WORKS TO CLOSE .& FEB 3rd,SEE LARGE ADVERT. MAR 16th.
FEB 10 WESLEY'S 9 VISITS TO SHEPPEY ,ALL DATED.2 PARAS V.GOOD.
 SHORT PIECE ON THE HULKS.
MAR 9 EARLY HISTOY OF SHEPPEY 3 PARAS.& SIZE OF QUEENBOROUGH CASTLE.
 WALKING RACE.61 MINS.S/NESS,H/WAY,Q/BORO,B/TOWN, S/NESS.
MAR 16 NAVAL ESTIMATES.
 COUNCIL ADDRESS ,NOMINATIONS, ETC.
 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OFFICERS ELECTED FOR THE YEAR.
MAR 23 V.G.DESCRIPTION OF HARE COURSING.
MAR 30 SMALL FIRE AT BORSTALL HALL ,BOARDING HOUSE MR./MRS.NICHOLLS.
APR 6 COUNCIL ELECTION RESULTS.
APR 13 QUEENBOROUGH LONG LONG AGO.VERY GOOD ORIGINAL.
APR 20 TITANIC DISASTER.
MAY 18 SHEPPEY LONG AGO, VERY GOOD, ORIGINAL.& CASTLE. & 25th.
JUN 1 HEALTH ETC . OF SHEPPEY .5 PARAS.
JUN 8 HISTORY OF THE TOWNS WATER SUPPLY.
 ALL THIS YEAR ,AS LAST, VERY GOOD ON FLYING.
JUL 13 HISTORICAL FILM MADE IN LEYSDOWN.COST 2,000.
 DOCKYARD EXAM. RESULTS.
JUL 27 V.G.ACCOUNT OF MUTINY OF NORE.1 PARA FROM THE TIMES OF 1797
 LIST OF OFFICIALS AND TRADESMEN IN QUEENBOROUGH IN 1866.
 DOCKYARD ENTRANCE EXAM.
AUG 17 1911 CENSUS FIGURES FOR SHEPPEY.
 
 1912.
 
AUG 31 OLD STYLE SINGLE WICKET CRICKET PLAYED, 2 PLAYERS ONLY.
 VERY SHORT SUMMARY OF REGATTAS SINCE JULY 1860. DATES OF GENERAL
 BOOTHS VISITS TO SHEERNESS AND CAPTAINS, 1880 ON
AUG 31 SHEPPEY TALES 1 PAGE.
 EASTCHURCH GARDEN SHOW PRIZE WINNERS.
SEP 14 THE SCREW VERSUS PADDLE CONTEST.
SEP 21 THE ROOF PULLED DOWN ON OLD NO. 2 DOCK.BUILT 1832- SOME SHIPS 
WERE IN DOCK FOR 5 YEARS.
NOV 2 OLD WELL IN QUEENBOROUGH CHURCH YARD.
NOV 9 LONG LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS.
NOV 16 1812--1912,WESLEYS 100 YEARS OLD.
NOV 30 WELL AT DANLEY SITE ? TO BE BORED. ?.
DEC 7 180 YEARS ANNIVERSARY BETHEL. VERY SHORT BUT GOOD HISTORY.
DEC 14 NELSON, LODGER IN HIGH STREET, BLUETOWN.
 PRIZE LIST.
 
 1913.
 
 VERY INTERESTING NEWS ON FLIGHT ALL OF THE YEAR.
 
FEB 15 LONG LIST OF DOCKYARD OFFICERS FOR 1869.
FEB 22 CAPTAIN SCOTT IS LOST IN THE ARTIC REGIONS.
 WESLEYAN SUNDAY PRIZE LIST.
MAR 8 SHEERNESS WATER SUPPLY, 8 PARAS.
MAR 15 SHEERNESS IN 1826, VERY SHORT.
MAR 29 LIST OF BAPTIST CHILDREN.
 SCOCCLES FARM WELL, AND HOLM PLACE.
APR 5 SUBSCRIPTION LIST FOR THE EYE HOSPITAL.
APR 12 R.C. CHILDREN IN PLAY, GOOD LIST.
APR 26 ROADS NAMED, ST. GEORGES, BROADWAY.ETC.
MAY 3 PHOTO OF REV.S.D. SCANMELL.
MAY 10 THE PROV. G. M. OF DEVON WAS INITIATED IN ADAMS LODGE IN 1861.
MAY 24 QUEENBOUROUGH M.P'S IN 1819.
JUN 14 FAMILY AND LIFE HISTORY OF SIR THOMAS MOORE b 1480.
JUN 21 HEALTH OF SHEPPEY . 1 PAGE.
 WEBB'S CHARITY, A SILVER PEN IS GIVEN.
 WORTHS' TOMB. THE GUNNER, IS RESTORED.
 25 YEARS WORK AMONG THE POOR.
 DOCKYARD SCHOOL RESULTS.
JUN 28 NEW GOLF LINKS AT MINSTER OPENED.
JUL 5 TREASURE TROVE FOUND IN A SITE ON TRINITY CHURCH,& A TOKEN OF
 JOHN RICE OF THE MANOR OF MINSTER.
JUL 12 DOCKYARD ENTRANCE EXAM.
AUG 2 CURATE AS FROM NOW AT THE TRINITY CHURCH.
SEP 6 VERY GOOD "SCHOOL DAYS OF LONG AGO". 2 PARAS.
 THE BUILDING OF THE KINGS FERRY BRIDGE IN 1860.
SEP 13 THE FIRST "HOLE IN ONE" 17th HOLE, 160 YDS, ON SHEPPEY.
 STEAM BASIN OPENED 1823 SEPT 9th.,VERY SHORT PIECE.
SEP 20 DICKENS NAMES HE USED ARE IN CHALK GRAVEYARD, AND BUNHILL.
 1817 PENEDEN HEATH CAPITAL PUNISHMENT FOR ROBBERY, GOOD STORY.
OCT 4 SOUTHDOWN RESERVIOR MADE.
 HISTORY OF OLD WOODEN SHIPS AND THEIR NAMESAKES. VERY GOOD.
OCT 25 DOCKYARD PRIZE DAY AND THE LIST OF WINNERS.
NOV 1 HARTY CHEST DESCRIBED. 1/2 PARA.
NOV 8 HOPSON PRIZES MENTIONED AND THE REASON FOR & 22ND.
 LONG LIST, REGATTA.
DEC 6 THE FIRST FLYING DEATH AT EASTCHURCH, CPT. LUSHINGTON.
DEC 13 DESCRIPTION OF THE UNITED KNOTTS CLUB, WHEN STARTED,BENEFITS.
 
 1913.
 
DEC 13 THE HISTORY OF THE COURT LEET TREE, OVER 500 YEARS OLD. THE 
RECORDS ARE HELD BY COPLAND, THE LAST MEETING WAS IN 1856.
DEC 27 SUMMARY OF THE YEAR 1913.
 ATTENDANCE,PRIZE WINNERS AT SCHOOL.
 
 1914.
 
JAN 24 PRIZE DAY AT THE TECH. SCHOOL.VERY GOOD PHOTO.
MAR 21 NAVAL ESTIMATES.
APR 24 "STRAND" A NEW CINEMA IS OPENED AT MINSTER.
APR 18 RE SEARCHING DOCKYARD EMPLOYEES IN THE 17th CENTURY-A LETTER.
MAY 16 "LITTLE NELL." DIED, born OLD CURIOSITY SHOP IN LONDON.
JUN 6 ROSE STREET SCHOOL TO BE BUILT.
 HISTORY OF ST. PAULS BLUETOWN, COST ETC..
 SMUGGLERS YARNS VERY GOOD, 7 OR 8.
JUL 4 THE HISTORY OF QUEENBOROUGH FIRE BRIGADE.
 APPRENTICE EXAM.
JUL 18 DOCKYARD WAGE LIST FOR CHATHAM IN 1601.
JUL 25 TNT. WORKS AT HARTY REFUSED.
AUG 1 SUFFRAGETTES AT WARDEN.
AUG 6 WAR!.
AUG 29 SHEERNESS SMUGGLERS OF LONG AGO. SAMUEL WILCOTT ALIAS GUAGER
 SAM.
SEP 5 KENT COUNTY HERALD, 1809 EXTRACTS FROM, GOOD.
OCT 24 FIRE IN BLUETOWN 1827, -50 HOUSES DESTROYED.
NOV 21 DOCKYARD SCHOOL ,PRIZE DAY.
 CHARLES DICKEN'S SON HERE TO READ HIS FATHER'S WORK, FOR RED
 CROSS.
NOV 28 HMS.BULWARK BLOWN UP.
DEC 5 DANIEL GALLAGHER, FROM LONDON, REQUESTS A PASS TO GET TO WORK.
DEC 19 PRIZE LIST.
 
 1915.
 
JAN 2 GREAT STORM IN SHEPPEY, COMPARES WITH 1881 WHEN THE DOCKYARD
 CHURCH BURNT IN A GALE. GOOD LIST OF SHEPPEY HOUSEHOLDERS.
 1st. JAN. 1690 THE FIRST DOCKYARD CHURCH WAS OPENED.
 29th. JAN.1776.THE KINGS FERRY WAS FROZEN OVER.
 17th. JAN. 1883 "DARKY BROWN" MURDERED HIS WIFE IN VICTORY
 STREET, AND ATTEMPTED SUICIDE.
JAN 2 STORY OF 1914 .2 PARAS.
JAN 9 LONG LIST OF NAMES.
JAN 16 SHEERNESS "BOYS " AT WAR. 2 PARAS.& JAN 30th.
FEB 13 DEATH OF ALDERMAN HOWE.
 COURT LEET MENTIONED BY HIS FATHER.
MAR 20 MENTION OF THE WESLEYAN CHURCH IN HOPE STREET, MOVED IN 1839
 FROM BLUETOWN.
APR 3 OLD EVENTS.
 1814 BODY OF MURDERED MAN WASHED UP AT SCRAPSGATE.
 1857 ELIZA COPPINS MURDERED BY PRENTIS. APRIL 23rd.
 1861 MAILS LEFT SHEERNESS FOR FIRST TIME BY RAIL. APRIL 1st.
 1901 GEORGE LANCASTER MURDERED BY HIS WIFE IN NORTH STREET
 APRIL 10th.
 1909 BIG FIRE AT BLUETOWN APRIL 15th.
MAY 8 KENTISH POW'S . 1 PARAS.
MAY 27 PRINCESS IRENE BLOWS UP,
 
 1915.
 
JUN 19 STURGEON CAUGHT ,7FT.-6" LONG (ALSO 1726,1736,1728),.
 DOCKYARD ENTRANCE EXAM.
JUL 31 NEW SCHOOL FOR ROSE STREET.
 NAPOLEON ESCAPES FROM SHEERNESS.
AUG 28 OLD COINS UNEARTHED,ROMAN, SPANISH,HENRY 111,EDWARD 1,4,6,
 JAMES 2nd, .SEE ALSO SEPT 11th.
` A SHEERNESS SOLDIER'S DIARY OF WAR. (PAGES AND PAGES).
SEP 4 QUEENBOROUGH SCHOOL AWARDS.
DEC 18 PRIZE LIST AT SHEPPEY SCHOOLS & DEC 25th. 
SHEERNESS THEATRE MENTIONED-OPPOSITE THE GUARDIAN OFFICE IN
 BLUETOWN,BEFORE THE EXTENSION TO THE DOCKYARD.ALSO ONE AT THE
 CORNER OF VICTORY STREET WHERE MUNNS THE JEWELLERS NOW IS.
 
 1916.
 
 1916 IS A VERY GOOD YEAR FOR DETAILS OF PEOPLE. APPROX. 12 EACH WEEK,
 APPLYING FOR EXEMPTION FROM THE SEVICES.
 
JAN 1 1690 FIRST DOCKYARD CHURCH OPENED JAN 1st.
 1776 FERRY FROZEN OVER. JAN 29th.
 1883 SHEERNESS FLOODED. JAN 18Tth
JAN 15 DOCKYARD SCHOOL RESULTS.
JAN 22 SITE OF THE ORIGINAL POOL AND SKATING RINK.DATE OF ESPLANADE.
 RUSSELL AND JACOB FAMILY. 
OLD DOCKYARD SCHOOL HONOURS LIST.
FEB 5 A LOTTERY TICKET OF 1816 HELD BY COPLAND.
 TRUE HISTORY OF THE SHIP-ON-SHORE, GROTTO,AND CEMENT CASKS.
FEB 12 ALMA ROAD ETC. 50 YEARS AGO, DITCHES ETC. GOOD.
FEB 19 SITE OF THE ROMAN KILN ON THE CLIFFS.
MAR 4 13th. CENTURY SCOTCH COIN FOUND IN SHEPPEY.
MAR 25 THE RATE IS FIXED AT 1/10d IN THE POUND FOR THE NEXT 6 MONTHS.
APR 15 OLD INQUESTS AND THE WATERMEN OF SHEPPEY, 1850.
MAY 5 NEW ORGAN FOR THE BAPTIST CHAPEL.
MAY 27 LONG LIST OF "IN MEMORY." TO THE PRINCESS IRENE DISASTER.350
 DIED.
JUN 10 THE ORIGIN OF THE LETHBRIDGE NURSES.
JUN 17 DOCKYARD SCHOOL RESULTS ARE DEPLORABLE.
JUL 1 CAPTAIN SUPERINTENDANT OF THE DOCKYARD, 40 YEARS AGO, HAD THE
 POWERS OF A MAGISTRATE.
AUG 5 SEAGER ROAD NAMED AFTER MR.SEAGER OF BORDEN. HE WAS A BUILDER.
AUG 12 WESLEYAN MINISTERS IN KENT.
AUG 26 THE OFFICERS IN THE DOCKYARD IN 1869.
SEP 23 THE SHIPWRECKED GENTLEMAN OF QUEENBOROUGH 1804.
SEP 30 JUBILEE OF GREAT EASTERN CABLE LAYING. VERY GOOD HISTORY.
 "KENT HOUSE " IS NOW "ROYAL HOTEL "
OCT 28 AIR RAID ON SHEERNESS.
NOV 25 JOHN WESLEY PREACHED AT SHEERNESS 1773 NOV.29th, 1778 NOV 3rd,
 DOCKYARD CHURCH DESTROYED BY FIRE, 2 KILLED,NOV 26th. 1881.
 GREAT FLOOD, PIER WASHED AWAY 1897 NOV 29th.
DEC 2 LETTER RE CENTENERY OF CO-OP 1816 NOV 21st.
 OXFORD CINEMA TO BE BUILT, ALL SIZES GIVEN ETC.
 T.TWIGG TO BE THE MANAGER PRO.TEM..
DEC 23 LARGE LIST OF CHILDREN AT THE SHEPPEY SCHOOL.
 
 
 
 
 1917.
 
JAN 20 VERY SEVERE WINTERS OF 1684,1776,1789,ETC. VERY GOOD.
FEB 10 LICENSING SESSION V.G. 50 LICENSED HOUSES IN SHEERNESS, 1 FOR
 EVERY 349 PEOPLE ; QUEENBOROUGH IS 8 PUBS, 1 FOR EVERY 308
 PEOPLE.MINSTER 10 -320, EASTCHURCH 3 -305, ELMLEY 1 -87, LEYSDOWN
 1 -151 WARDEN HAS NONE;ONLY 17 PEOPLE.
MAR 31 CROSS FOR COMMUNION TABLE AT THE HOLY TRINITY CHURCH.
APR 14 SHORT BROTHERS START AT LEYSDOWN.
 WARDEN CHURCH GOES OVER.1876.
 REV G. BRYANT. SHORT LIFE HISTORY.
APR NEW SCHOOL AT SHEERNESS EAST TO BE OPENED.
MAY 12 GOOD ON THE HISTORY OF THE HOSPITAL, WOOTTON FARM ETC.ETC.
JUN 2 JUN 29th 1797 PARKER, THE LEADER OF THE NORE MUTINY EXECUTED.
 JUN 10th 1819 FIRST STONE IS LAID FOR THE DRY DOCK.
 JUN 26th 1880 GENERAL BOOTH VISITED SHEERNESS,.
 JUN 26th 1883 MILE TOWN RAILWAY STATION OPENED.
 JUN 29th 1903 THE LAST MEETING OF THE OLD SCHOOL BOARD.
JUN 9 BOMBS DROPPED ON SHEPPEY.
JUN 16 DOCKYARD ENTRANCE EXAM. RESULTS.
JUN 23 TRAMWAYS TO CLOSE DOWN IN SHEERNESS. SEE ALSO JULY 7th.
JUL 14 1860 JUL 18th SHEERNESS AND SITTINGBOURNE RAILWAY OPENED.
 1862 JUL 30th MR. ELLIOT SHOT AT HALFWAY HOUSES.
 1900 JUL 19th QUEENBOROUGH PIER DESTROYED BY FIRE.
AUG 25 SHEERNESS IN 1840 ,CHARLES SHRUBSOLE DIED, BAR GATE AT TRINITY
 CHURCH,HUNDRED ACRE MILL AT THE SEA VIEW,SHEPPEY BARGE COMPANY,
 GAS AND COKE COMPANY, EXCELLENT!
SEP 1 1824 600 ATTENDED THE SUNDAY SCHOOL AT THE BETHEL.
SEP 22 ALMA ROAD TO BE CALLED FAIR VIEW ROAD.
NOV 3 PRINCE ALBERT STREET TO BE CALLED INVICTA ROAD.SEE ALSO OCT 20th
NOV 3 1778 NOV 3rd JOHN WESLEY PREACHED IN SHEERNESS ,SEE ALSO,OCT 17th
 & 20th.
 1867 NOV 6th GREAT FIRE ,MILE TOWN.
 1869 NOV 3rd HMS.THISTLE BLOWS UP.
 1881 NOV 26th DOCKYARD CHURCH DESTROYED BY FIRE ,2 KILLED.
 1897 NOV 29th PIER IS WASHED AWAY.
 1910 NOV 19th FIRE AT QUEENBOROUGH WHARF 10,000 DAMAGE.
 1914 HMS. BULWARK BLOWN UP IN HARBOUR ALL DEAD.
NOV 17 SHORT ITEMS ON SHEPPEY HISTORY.
DEC 1 1769 JOHN WESLEY PREACHED AT SHEERNESS,DEC 5th, AND 16th.
 1784 DITTO ON DEC 16th. AND 1788 ON DEC 3rd.
 1913 DEC 16th QUEENBOROUGH GLUE WORKS DESTROYED BY FIRE.
DEC 15 AND 22nd. LIST OF C.OF E. WINNERS.
DEC 20 HISTORY OF THE S.J.A,B. FROM START IN 1882. VERY GOOD.
 
 1918.
 
JAN 5 1690 FIRST DOCKYARD CHURCH OPENED ON JAN 1st.
 1776 KINGS FERRY FROZEN OVER ON JAN 29th.
 1881 SHEERNESS FLOODED GREAT N.W. GALE.
JAN 12 ALMA ROAD CONG. CHURCH & BETHEL WEST PRIM. ALL HOLD SERVICE
 AT THE HOLY TRINITY-FIRST TIME EVER!
 BARON QUEENBOROUGH ELECTED-FULL DETAILS OF HIM.
FEB 16 N0S.16,17,43,45,MARINE PARADE HIT BY STRAY SHELL.
MAR 2 4 NEW SCHEMES FOR NEW SWALE BRIDGE.
APR 6 SHEPPEY HAS 2 VC.'S.
MAY 25 THE KING AT SHEERNESS-1 PARA.
JUN 8 COTTAGE HOSPITAL FOR SHEERNESS.
JUN 22 DOCKYARD APPRENTICES EXAM.RESULTS.
 REPORT OF ROMAN COINS FOUND ON SHEPPEY.
JUL 20 OLD NEWSPAPERS ON SHEPPEY,WERE ,SHEERNESS ROYAL STANDARD.
 
 1918.
 
JUL 20 SITTINGBOURNE AND SHEERNESS GAZETTE,ALSO ON SALE;FAVERSHAM AND
 SHEERNESS GAZETTE.PLUS 10 OTHER NAMES.
JUL 27 SHEERNESS GUARDIAN IN 1860.
AUG 10 HEALTH OF SHEPPEY IN 1907 2 PARAS.
 RAILWAY STATION IS SO LARGE IT COULD BE USED AS A BALLROOM ETC.
SEP 28 SHEPPEY CARNIVAL GOOD LIST OF NAMES.
OCT 12 DITTO -- FOR HOSPITAL.
OCT 12 COMMANDER W. HIGHFIELD 1st. MASTER OF SHEPPEY BEAGLE PACK.
 COTTAGE HOSPITAL PLAN.
 EXAM RESULTS TECH..
OCT 26 MONTAGUE TERRACE IS NAMED AFTER COLONEL OF ENGINEERS.
NOV 2 RE LETHBRIDGE NURSING ; FOUNDED AFTER WIFE OF ADMIRAL LETHBRIDGE.
NOV 16 PEACE! ONLY A SMALL ITEM!.
NOV 30 THE DELAPITATED SYNAGOGUE TO BE PULLED DOWN.?
DEC 14 OLD BLUE TOWN BY ABE JACOBS.-THESE ARE VERY GOOD. 
DEC 28 SHEPPEY SCHOOL LIST OF WINNERS.
 
 
 
 All the above items was researched and typed in by Mr Colin Penney 
"Coppers" Oak Lane Minster Sheppey Kent. ME12 3QW (1992) 
 
 

                                                           

 

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