Issue 34, May 2014
Front Cover: Thank You, Jean!
Jean Skilling, retiring FOMA Treasurer, is presented with flowers at the AGM in April by Membership Secretary, Betty Cole.
When East Met West Again!
Photographs of Tessa Towner and Sue Haydock's visit to Ito and Yokosuka in Japan and the historic links with Gillingham's William Adams (1564-1620).
News and Events, Odette Buchanan
The 8th FOMA AGM, Elaine Gardner
Readers’ Letters: Austin Budden
When East Met West Again!, Sue Haydock
Publication of The Gossamer Thread by Bettine Manktelow.
My Fifteen Seconds of Fame!, Angela Watson
The Telephone Arrives in Victorian Medway, Brian Joyce
Magnum Opus, Steve Cross
A Glossary of Past & Present Pubs: Chatham from 1746 – 2000 (N to Z) by Roy Murrant and Adrian Griffiths.
Archives Update, Alison Cable
Archives Services 2013, Alison Cable
Local Studies and Archives report for 2013-14, Norma Crowe
A Clock Tower Special Feature
Amateur Dramatics in Medway, Part Two
The Poet Laureate of Strood, Odette Buchanan
The Good Companions Club, Rochester, Bettine Walters
The Rainham Theatrical Society, Amanda Thomas
The All Saints' Players, Chatham, Betty Cole
Editor’s Footnotes, Amanda Thomas
Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014
Inside Back and Back Cover: When East Met West Again!
More photographs of Tessa Towner and Sue Haydock's visit to Ito and Yokosuka in Japan and the historic links with Gillingham's William Adams (1564-1620).