Issue 27, August 2012

[view PDF of this issue]

Index:

Front Cover: The 2012 Olympic Torch Arrives in the Medway Towns!

That Was The News...,Norma Crowe

Flying the Team GB Flag for Medway! Sue Haydock

Good Sports Recreation in or by the River Medway News, Norma Crowe

Keeping up with the Victorians
Newspapers, Advertising and Local Businesses, Alison Thomas
A new series.

Commemorating an Amazing Engineering Feat, Odette Buchanan
The story of the Thames and  Medway Canal

A Magnificent Entrance to the Town of Chatham, Brian Joyce

William Bartholomew - A Man of Probity
Part Three: Liberal Success At Last, Pauline Weeds

The Outings and Excursions of the People of the Medway Towns in the Nineteenth Century
Part Three: How They Got There and What They Did, Peter Lyons

Magnum Opus, Cindy O'Halloran
The Story of the Invicta Works. A History of Aveling and Porter, Rochester, by Michael R. Lane

Archives Update, Alison Cable
Diaries of Marjorie Gunn (1910-1923)
The records of Cliffe Parish Council (1894-1999)

Cindy’s Little Gems, Cindy O’Halloran
Ticker’s Torch
Medway's  Stuart “Ticker” Fry and the 1948 Olympic Games

The Victoria County History, Dr Sandra Dunster
Races on the Lines

Editor’s Footnotes, Amanda Thomas
Malaria and yellow fever in Medway

Medway Celebrates the Queen's Diamond Jubilee:
The Register at Allhallows Church, Brenda Paternoster
I Was There! Ken Walter
The lighting of beacons for Her Majesty the Queen's Diamond Jubilee on the night of 4 June 2012: photographs of the beacon at Broomhill, Strood.