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Famous Local People

ARETAS AKERS, born in October 1851, spent his early childhood at St Mary’s Abbey, West Malling, his grandmother’s home. His father was the local parson. He was Home Secretary between 1905 and 1908, and was a Conservative MP for East Kent constituencies from 1880 until 1911. He was the Chief Whip in Conservative governments between […]

Our Listed Buildings

What is a Listed building? In England there are approximately 376,099 listed building entries (as of March 2015). The total number of listed buildings is not known, as one single entry can sometimes cover a number of individual units, such as a listed terrace of houses. The total is thought to be around 500,000.   […]

St Mary-the-Virgin Church – West Malling

Name Rank Service Number Date of Death Age Regiment / Service Service Country Grave / Memorial Reference ADAM, W Lieutenant 03/11/1918 Royal East Kent Yeomanry United Kingdom BEAL, REGINALD CYRIL Private 6084004 28/06/1945 37 The Queen’s Royal Regiment (West Surrey) United Kingdom Grave 61. DOBSON, W R Private 18566 18/03/1915 Canadian Machine Gun Corps Canadian […]

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