Issue 30, May 2013

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Index:

Front Cover:The Big Freeze of 1963, Catharina Clement shares her memories.

The seventh FOMA AGM (photographs and report by FOMA Chairman, Tessa Towner).

Obituary: Mr JL Keys.

News and Events, Odette Buchanan
Including a welcome to the new Patron of FOMA, The Very Revd. Dr. Mark Beach.

Mystery Photos
Looking for a Lost Family, Leslie, Jean and Brian Holmes originally of Queenborough, Kent.

The FOMA AGM, Amanda Thomas.

The FOMA Collection: Dickens School, Chatham.

Heritage News, Sue Haydock.
When East Met West
The visit of the Deputy Mayor of Yokosuka, one of Medway’s twin cities, in 2012.

Magnum Opus, Cindy O'Halloran.
The Live Bait Squadron by Henk van der Linden.

Trouble at St Margaret's, Betty Cole.
A look at the Calendar of Assize Records - Kent Indictments at the Kent History and Library
Centre at Maidstone.

Rainham Church of England Primary School (Part One), Jean Skilling.

Delce Mill and the Glover Family (Part One), Pauline Weeds.

A Clock Tower Special Feature
In the Bleak Mid-Winter of 1963, Catharina Clement.
The bad winter of 1962-3, including memories received from members.

Archives Update, Alison Cable, Borough Archivist.

The Victoria County History, Dr Sandra Dunster.
The publication of Medway towns: river docks and urban life by Dr Sandra Dunster.

Editor’s Footnotes, Amanda Thomas.
The Flying Archaeologist
BBC4's new archaeology programme, including photographs of filming on the inside back
cover.

Back Cover: FOMA's New Patron
The Very Revd. Dr. Mark Beach.