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Sheerness Naval Dockyard
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: David T. Hughes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: Tempus Publishing Limited

Over 200 images recount the history of Sheerness Naval Dockyard and its garrison since their foundation in the mid-seventeenth century until the official closing ceremony in 1960, including impressive images of the venerable old hulk Cornwallis, a survivor from the time of the Napoleonic wars.
Chatham Naval Dockyard and Barracks
Language: en
Pages: 132
Authors: David T. Hughes
Categories: Chatham (England)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

The history of Chatham Dockyard has been an eventful one. It owes its inception to King Henry VIII who, in 1547, selected the River Medway at Gillingham to be his main fleet anchorage. As more ships were added to the royal fleet the work of the dockyard was increased, until
The Kent Coast Gravesend to Margate Through Time
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Anthony Lane
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-15 - Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which the Kent Coast has changed and developed over the last century
Willing's Press Guide
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Anthony Lane
Categories: English newspapers
Type: BOOK - Published: 1938 - Publisher:

"A guide to the press of the United Kingdom and to the principal publications of Europe, Australia, the Far East, Gulf States, and the U.S.A.
Policing Prostitution, 1856–1886
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Catherine Lee
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Focusing on the ports, dockyards and garrison towns of Kent, this study examines the social and economic factors that could cause a woman to turn to prostitution, and how such women were policed.