were they early ‘female emancipators’?
This is an account of the ‘local-life’ of Evelyn Dunbar – an outstanding young woman artist / illustrator who lived and partly trained in Medway, and who documented through her art the […]
Bertha’s history seems somewhat to have been overwritten by that of her husband, King Ethelbert of Kent – but it was through their marriage and Bertha’s influence, that Christianity was […]
The following describes what, by today’s standards, was a very dark period in the history of St. Barts – part hospital, part ‘prison’ – but it may have also strengthen […]
This blog offers some insights into how St Barts continued to grow and the demands made on it during the Great War. Such were the demands, arising from the number […]
It is right in 2018, a century after some women gained the vote, to recognise the leadership of Emmeline Pankhurst and Millicent Fawcett however their success could not have […]
Bigamist escapes with his life but is hounded out of the City
The brutish life of a ‘reformed’ slave trader This is an account of John Newton (24 July 1725–21 Dec 1807) – a man who was press-ganged at Chatham, who was […]