Issue 29, February 2013

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Index:

Front Cover: Sixty Years Ago; Brian Joyce looks back at the 1953 floods.

The Volunteer Morning at MALSC (photographs).

The Family Tree of Vincent Van Gogh, Brian Butler.

Obituary: Roy Arthur Murrant, Tessa Towner.

The MALSC Volunteer Morning, Amanda Thomas

The Eastgate House Heritage Lottery Fund Bid, Elaine Gardner

Chatham Dockyard and its Defences: an update on the future World Heritage Site, Joanne Cable, Chatham World Heritage Manager

Heritage News, Sue Haydock.
The planting of a ginkgo biloba tree in The Vines, Rochester, by The Viscount De L’Isle
MBE, Lord Lieutenant of Kent, representing Her Majesty the Queen, to commemorate the
Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

Keeping up with the Victorians, Alison Thomas.
Local Businesses through the Advertising of the Day.
Alfred Ride – Developing a Family Business.

Magnum Opus, Cindy O'Halloran
A History of Higham (Volume II), Andrew Rootes.


A Clock Tower Special Feature

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. The Medway Towns and the East Coast Floods Of
1953, Brian Joyce
Water Everywhere: The 1953 Floods in NW Kent, Norma Crowe
Members' Memories of the 1953 Floods, Barry Cox, Christine Furminger, Gillian Evans,
Keith Lambourne, Elaine Gardner, Odette Buchanan.
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Mystery Photos, Jean Skilling.
An update on the cottage opposite the gatehouse of Cooling Castle.

Archives Update, Alison Cable, Borough Archivist.

Cindy’s Little Gems, Cindy O’Halloran.

Inside back cover: World’s End (Jenkin's Dale, Chatham