Issue 23, August 2011

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Index:

Front Cover: FOMA Members Honoured!

The FOMA AGM

April Lambourne’s Retirement

The FOMA Collection: the latest news

The Medway Queen Paddle Steamer: the latest news on her restoration

Do You Know...? A photograph for identification

Archives Update, Alison Cable, Borough Archivist and Valerie Rouland, Project Archivist
Quarterly Report for the Archives of Great Expectations: April to June 2011

Edwin Harris – Recollections of Rochester, Alison Thomas
Recollections of Rochester: No 63
The City Coffee House

Quaker Education and Schooling 1775-1840, Catharina Clement
Boley Hill School

The Delce, Rochester, Pauline Weeds

Rochester Castle: a theoretical archaeological perspective, Alexander Thomas

FOMA Members at Work – and at Wrest!, Amanda Thomas

Cindy’s Little Gems, Cindy O’Halloran
Grant of Dukedom to James Duke of Lennox, 1641 (U0565_F052)

Magnum Opus, Catharina Clement
A review of the latest Medway titles:
Aubry’s Brief Lives
by Bruce Aubry
Two Gentlemen of Strood by Odette Buchanan

The Victoria County History, Dr Sandra Dunster
Spa resorts in the Medway Towns

Editor’s Footnotes, Amanda Thomas

AGM Report

Betty’s Postcards, Betty Cole