Gillingham & Around From Old Photographs

Gillingham & Around From Old Photographs

Herne Bay Through Time

Herne Bay Through Time

Gillingham & Around Through Time

Series: Through Time

Publication Date15th April 2014

Book FormatPaperback





This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Gillingham and the surrounding areas have changed and developed over the last century.
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Gillingham was once an independent and separate borough with its own character and personality, but in 1998 it lost this separate identity when it joined Chatham, Rochester and Strood to become part of the unitary authority of Medway Council. Today, Gillingham's High Street stretches from the railway station to Medway Park. The original settlement of Gillingham stood on the bank of the River Medway where today there is the Strand leisure park. Together with neighbouring Chatham, Gillingham was home for many servicemen and women. The Navy's connection with the River Medway dates back to the sixteenth century and official records show that by 1547 storehouses had been acquired here, marking the establishment of a Royal Dockyard here at Gillingham. Join author John Clancy on a photographic tour of Gillingham and its environs, showcasing the area's many points of interest.

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