Issue 14, May 2009

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Index:

Front Cover: The new committee, elected at the FOMA AGM

Archives Update, Alison Cable

Short Brothers’ Commemoration Society and 100 Years of Flight, Norma Crowe

A Short History of the Muslim Community in Medway (2), Irina Shub

Edwin Harris – Recollections of Rochester, Janet Knight,

Strood to Canterbury 150 (3), Bob Ratcliffe

This is Mutiny Mr Couchman! The Story of Lieutenant Samuel Couchman of Rochester (1), Cindy O’Halloran

Henry Smetham – A Busy Life (1), Odette Buchanan

The Victoria County History, Dr Sandra Dunster
Volunteers Work their Magic (2)

Editor’s Footnotes, Amanda Thomas
The potential destruction of the Aveling and Porter building, Strood

May Day in Strood

Back Cover: From the Archives…,
Some Verses on Stroud fair, by the Rev. Thomas Austen, 1756