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  • Hello

    My name is Kevin Standen and my family left Wittersham for America in 1850. Just wanted to say hello from Dana Point California. ... read more

  • Wittersham / Tenterden War Horse

    I would have like to put a letter from Camouflage your own war horse. Doctor Thomas Body rode him in the Somme where he was injured. When he was repatriated with 27 other horses Dr Thomas was waiting to purchase him. They went on to win 11 point to point races and went hunting together. ... read more

  • Wittersham / Tenterden

    Dec 1916. Newspapers not identified. The Distinguished Service Order has been conferred upon Captain John Body, Territorial Buffs, of Wittersham … Captain J. Body, of Tenterden, has been appointed an Acting Lieutenant-Colonel, while commanding a Territorial Battalion of the Buffs. He was recently awarded the D.S.O. for his services in Mesopotamia. Wittersham has much cause ... read more

  • Wedding Body / Kenward

    9 Oct 1901. Newspaper name not recorded. AN INTERESTING WEDDING BODY – KENWARD A marriage in which keen local interest was taken was celebrated on Wednesday afternoon at the church of St. Stephen, South Dulwich. The contracting parties were Miss Mabel Kenward, younger daughter of the late Mr. Trayton Kenward, of Icklesham, and Mrs. Kenward, ... read more

  • Wittersham Cricket Match of the Century

    Here is a transcript from the Kentish Express 1936. The members at the luncheon are missing, but I have details. TRANSCRIPT: Extract from the Kentish Express, 11th September 1936. CRICKET MATCH OF THE CENTURY TWO PLAYERS DEFEAT ELEVEN —— ROYAL FARE AT LUNCHEON —— Looked forward to for several months – ever since Major Neve ... read more

  • Domestic Cleaner Required

    Cleaner required for approximately 3-4 hours per week for a 3 bedroom home. ... read more

  • Breads Family

    Hello I am researching my family from a William Breads marriage to Sarah Sims in 1828 in Wittersham. Would love to hear from anyone doing research or how I can view images from St. John the Baptist. Thank you, Judy ... read more

  • Selmes Family

    If there are any family historians / genealogists who are interested in the Selmes family (occasional spelling Selms) from Wittersham or any other parishes in East Sussex or Kent(or in fact anywhere in the UK or around the world), then please leave a message as I may be able to help with info or connections. ... read more

  • Knight

    I keep asking for help as the Body family in Kent is never ending. Had Julian Clary’s gardener onto me as my cousin sold Goldenhurst Estate to Noel Coward in 1926 appx.Julian Clary lives in the farmhouse now. His father William Body seemed to have been in Knights Wittersham when the Woodcurch Tenterden vaccinations took ... read more

  • Brignall and Standen

    I am researching my family tree and am keen to find out more about Mumfords, the farmhouse where my grandmother was brought up – she was Naomi Aneeta (unusual spelling!) Standen. My great grandparents were Standens and Brignalls. Any information would be greatly appreciated. I notice on the map that there is Mumford Cottage and ... read more

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Hello

My name is Kevin Standen and my family left Wittersham for America in 1850. Just wanted to say hello from … more

Wittersham / Tenterden War Horse

I would have like to put a letter from Camouflage your own war horse. Doctor Thomas Body rode him in … more

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