Rochester’s Pioneering Feminist goes to Canada Monica Melanie Storrs (February 12, 1888 – December 14, 1967) This is the story of an amazing woman who “lived her life in a […]
were they early ‘female emancipators’?
The first aerial battle to take place in British skies took place over Cliffe on Christmas Day 1914. It not only disturbed Christmas lunch it also disturbed a wedding! The […]
News of the Armistice reaches Medway – at 11:30 am on 11 November 1918, the Bells of Rochester Cathedral rung-out to announce Peace. The Armistice with Germany had been anticipated […]
This is an account of Frederick Adolphus Gould / Schroeder, landlord of the Queen Charlotte public house in Rochester, and “special intelligence officer” for the German Army. Gould took on […]
Every national event is made up of a myriad of individual causative or consequential experiences. In this blog I hope to give a sense of how Spanish Flu affected the […]
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 […]
Ask for a link between Westerham and the war and I think most people will come up with Churchill and Chartwell. But there is a lesser known person associated with […]