Bibliography

If you have questions related to the history of our area, please send us a message using the form on the main research page. Many of these books are available through our shop page. Prices, and how to order can be found there. Some of these books are now out of print, but we include them here in case copies can be found on-line or in libraries.

Title Author Published ISBN Pages
Sittingbourne (Archive Photography Series)
Ken & Ann Fosbraey
Chalford 1995
0-7524-0303-6
128
Sittingbourne and Milton - An Illustrated History
Dr Pat Bellingham
SAWD Books 1996
1-872-489-16-8
256
Sittingbourne & District - A Pictorial History
Cordell & Lee
Phillimore, 1989
0-8503-713-5
120
Sittingbourne in Old Photographs
Eric Swain
Sutton 1989
0-86299-543-4
160
Sittingbourne & Milton Regis Past and Present
John Clancy
Sutton, 1999
0-7509-2297-4
128
Strolling Through Milstead
Lena Jordan
Regent, 2001
120
The Story of Sittingbourne & Milton Regis
John Clancy
Sutton, 2002
0-7509-2984-7
158
The Long Gone Cinemas of Swale (Kent)
John Clancy
Mercia, 2003
0-946406-54-5
71
Sittingbourne - A History
John Clancy
Phillimore, 2007
978-1-86077-462-1
116
Sittingbourne Through Time
Robert Turcan
Amberley, 2009
978-1-84868-5208
96
The Story of Gore Court House and Estate, Tunstall
Helen Allinson
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2006
978-1-911662-00-6
23
The Inns & Pubs of Sittingbourne and Milton
Helen Allinson
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2010
978-1-911662-01-3
139
Family Businesses of Sittingbourne
Helen Allinson
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2010
978-1-911662-02-0
91
More Family Businesses of Sittingbourne
Helen Allinson
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2013
978-1-911662-04-4
350
Sittingbourne High Street - A Historical Insight, Vol 1
Helen Allinson et al.
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2012
978-1-911662-03-7
81
Historic Buildings and Grand Houses of Sittingbourne
Helen Allinson et al.
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2013
978-1-911662-05-1
135
A History of Sittingbourne's Co-operative Society
Helen Allinson
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2014
978-1-911662-06-8
84
The Spicer Homes, Bell Road
John Clancy
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2014
978-1-911662-07-5
24
A Look at Key Street's Past
Helen Allinson et al.
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2014
978-1-911662-08-2
94
Inns, Taverns and Pubs of Sitt. and Dist. (3rd Ed)
Helen Allinson et al.
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2014
978-1-911662-09-9
267
The Rise and Fall of Beat Groups in Sittingbourne
Allen Whitnell
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2015
978-1-911662-10-5
263
Sittingbourne High Street - A Historical Insight, Vol 2
Michael H Peters et al.
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2016
978-1-911662-11-2
578
Wartime Heroes of Borden Grammar Shc.Remembered
Sally Jenkins
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2016
978-1-911662-12-9
263
Sittingbourne in the Second World War
Helen Allinson et al.
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2016
978-1-911662-13-6
278
A Sittingbourne Miscellany
Terry Fallon et al.
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2017
978-1-911662-14-3
199
A Walk Through Sittingbourne in Days Gone By
Percy Hubbard ed. Whitnell
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2018
978-1-911662-15-0
41
The Story of the Convent of the Nativity School, Sitt.
John Mount
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2019
978-1-911662-16-7
187
East Street, Sittingbourne - A Historical Insight
Helen Allinson et al.
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2019
978-1-911662-17-4
491
Bredgar - A History of a Kentish Parish 2nd Ed
Helen Allinson
Synjon, 2013
978-0-904373-15-8
318
A Short History of the Court Hall and its role
John Clancy
MCH, 2014
36
The Story of Brenchley House
John Clancy et al.
HRGS, 2006
119
A History of Murston
Bryan Clark
Amberley, 2011
978-1849-985
157
Borden Past Times
Borden Heritage
Borden, 2015
A History of the William Barrow Trust
Helen Allinson
WB Charity, 2017
144
Bobbing - 2000 years of History
Michael Fairley
Mirfir, 2007
978-0954-367-1-8
117
Life in the Workhouse - Milton Union
Helen Allinson
Synjon, 2005
0904 370-6
136
The Church and Village of Tunstall
Arthur A Midwinter
Meresborough
0948 193 697
72
Tunstall - History of a Kent Parish
Helen Allinson et al.
Synjon 2015
978-09041-6-5
368
Before the NHS - Sittingbourne's Health Care 1900-1949
Helen Allinson
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2020
978-1-911662-18-1
130
The History of Sittingbourne Mill
Richard Marsh & Steve Ralph
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, 2021
978-1-911662-19-8
115

We also have a large number of short essays on various subjects that have been published over the years in the Museum’s Quarterly Journal. A list is included here, and copies of these are free to subscribing members, if supplied electronically, or for a small fee otherwise.