were they early ‘female emancipators’?
Busy Nuthatches – Knole Park, Sevenoaks It’s currently difficult to get out to watch birds raising their young – so I thought I would share the video I made early […]
and how they helped evolve our ‘health services’ From Leper houses that ‘hid’ victims – Almshouses – Pest House – Quarantine ships – Infirmaries – to St Williams that was […]
Was a Rochester woman – Chrystabel Leighton-Porter of 115 City Way, Rochester, was the curvaceous model for ‘Jane’ who, during WW2, appeared six days a week in a strip cartoon […]
Under the 1601 Poor Law passed by Elizabeth I, local authorities were required to make provision for the bringing up of poor orphans of their parish, in some occupation or trade […]
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 […]
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 […]