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Category: East Malling

East Malling Highway and Byway Names

Every village has its HIGH STREET, and most have several street names with origins sufficiently obvious for the caution usually needed with seemingly obvious places name derivations to be safely dispensed with. In East Malling these streets are mainly associated with buildings. CHURCH WALK leads to the parish church of Saint James. There is still […]

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 […]

George Edward Woodger

George was the son of James Alfred Woodger and Dorcas Pearce Woodger (nèe Lovelock). George Edward Woodger He was from East Malling in Kent. George was a petty Officer, stoker on board E37-submarine   He was killed in Action when the submarine hit what is believed to be a mine off Orford Ness in the […]

Miss Martin of Pinetoll, East Malling

Miss Martin and her Irish Wolfhound “Bengie” the owner of the Pinetoll in Broadwater Road, East Malling (now sadly demolished) who was famous locally for her Jersey cows and is where generations of Larkfield and East Malling young girls learned to ride horses. Her father, an Irish Sea Captain bought the Pinetoll as a market […]

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