Issue 8, November 2007

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Index:

Front Cover: John Thomas Hawes, Mayor of Chatham, dressed as Father Christmas distributing Christmas gifts to children outside the National Theatre cinema, Chatham, circa 1938 to 1939.

FOMA Members: Jean Slater; Pat Salter

Archives Update, Stephen Dixon

Edwin Harris – Recollections of Rochester (Number 1), Janet Knight,

Mysterious Medway or:A Ghost Story for Christmas, ‘Charon’

Jottings in the Churchyard of All Saints Frindsbury, Tessa Towner

Watts’ Alms Houses Reminiscences; The Rochester High Street Project, Norma Crowe

The Lost Manor of Ware: Kathryn Kersey.
A New Book on 600 Years of Street’s History, reproduced with the kind permission of the Kent Archaeological Society

Percy Fitzgerald and the study of Charles Dickens, Norma Crowe

The Victoria County History at MALSC, Dr Sandra Dunster

Editor’s Footnotes, Amanda Thomas
Dunmalls, Brenchleys and Cliffe

Back Cover: From the Archives…