The Larkfield Historical Society

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Category: Aylesford

All Our Stories – Beat Project ‘All Our Stories’ website

About the ‘All our stories’ project – ‘Capturing Community Heritage in West Malling’ All Our Stories, a brand new small grant programme, launched last year in support of BBC Two’s The Great British Story – has been designed as an opportunity for everyone to get involved in their heritage. With HLF funding and support, community groups […]

Cossington Spring

Site Name: Cossington Spring Country: England County: Kent Type: Holy Well or Sacred Spring Nearest Town: Maidstone  Nearest Village: Cossington Map Ref: TQ745599 Latitude: 51.311457N  Longitude: 0.502345E Holy Well or Sacred Spring in Kent Cossington is a small farm settlement on Blue Bell Hill north of Maidstone in the English county of Kent. It is […]

Pubs and drinking houses of the area

Some pubs and drinking houses Old and New – History and pics to come (click on the pub title to view information – not all completed yet) A wonderful book entitled East Malling, Larkfield and New Hythe Inns, Beerhouses and Their Keepers 1753 – 1974 is available from The Malling Society Larkfield Spotted Cow (Closed)          […]

The Story of Aylesford Church Organ.

The Story of Aylesford Church Organ. The people and the music from Victorian times to the present (2nd Edition: revised, enlarged and retitled) Author: Michael I Keays. Date: 2015. Publisher: ENSO publishing, art and design, The Design Practice, Suite S7, Springfield House, Sandling Road, Maidstone ME14 2LP; T: 01622 755599. W: www.enso-pad.co.uk. ISBN: 978-0-9567194-2-3. Format: […]

KM Group History

Over 150 years of history Charles Dickens published A Tale of Two Cities. Queen Victoria had been on the throne for 22 years. And the Maidstone Telegraph, forerunner of the Kent Messenger, was born. It was 1859. A loaf of bread was 10 pence (4p). A bottle of gin was 3 shillings (15p). And Maidstone’s […]

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