Museum Quarterly Journal

Index of Journal subjects

In return for their support, the Museum has been sending its members a collection of essays on aspects of local history, for over 20 years. This is a list of topics covered in those Journals. If you would like a copy of one of these in return for a small donation – please do let us know.

6. Crime & Punishment
7. Christmas 1914
8. Public Health & Water
9. Sittingbourne Fire Brigade
10. Politics Music, Home Guard, Post War Council
12. Rail Crash 1878
13. Doctor at War , Roman Archaeology
14. Murston & Brick making
15. 1900, Buses, Sheppey Crossing, 1940s rationing
16. Between the Wars
17. 1920’s Growth of Sittingbourne
18. Coronation, 1952
19. St Michaels School, Holy Trinity School
20. Music of Daisy Rumble, Mrs Parrett, The Red Lion
21. Coronation 1953, Ufton Court
22. 1926, and memories of Milton (Lewry)
23. Christmas in the Workhouse 1926, M Lewry memories, The Grove
24. WW1, memories of WW2 (Morgan)
25. 1930s
26. Fruit picking, Jam making
27. Stage Coaches
28. Chatham & Dover Railway
29. The Country Life, Tunstall
30. Hopping, Bennett Opie, The Oxinden letters
31. Christmas Celebrations, Workhouse, 1937
32. Sheppey, Brenchley House school, Gore Court, Cross channel air ferry
33. Tunstall
34. Edwardian Summer, Borden
35. 1956
36. A fond farewell – Sittingbourne Mill
37. The High Street, Hasted
38. Post War, Friendly societies, Dr E. Ray, St Michaels Church
39. Origins of the Road. memories Borden Hall
40. Sanitation, Borden Hall, Adult School, Advertising
41. Forgotten years 1946 – 1950
42. County Roads, Burial Clubs, Borden Churchyard, Sittingbourne Cemetery
43. Regeneration, Tonge, Reports to Church Commissioners
44. Crash of 1929, Victorian Bredgar
45. Changing Countryside, 100 years ago, The Workhouse
46. The Lords Day, Wills and Inventories
47. Christmas Celebrations, Wraights, Anglo Saxons
48. Health Care & Hospitals, Tiles in Butchers, High Street 1925
49. Elections, The Co-op, Funerals, Trade in the Creek
50. Local Government, Early Flight, Ufton Lane School
51. Radfield, Working at the Co-op, W Brightman – A Sittingbourne Life
52. Radfield(2), 4 worthies – Payne, Smeed, Poore, The Highsted Skeletons
53. Wesley, Charles Jackson, Sittingbourne Library, 1937 Coronation
54. Burtons, Watercress, Borden memories
55. Medieval Hospitals(1), Basket-making in Newington, Packer baskets, Christmas 1911 56. Medieval Hospitals(2), Tunstall Court, Union Workhouse Admissions, Working Life- B Green.
57.1953 Coronation, Robert Couchman & Gore Court Cricket, Borden Rat & Sparrow Club, 1930s Newington
58. Milton Bowls Club, Borden Yeomen, Hollywood Connections, Phoenix House
59. Spicer Homes, Margaret’s Bungalow, Adult Education Centre
60. Manders Circus & Maccomo, Bayford Manor, W Tidy, school before 1939
61. Sharsted camp 1940s, Archbishop John of Sittingbourne, A Borden Chronology, An Old Ledger, Boulding the Butcher, Deportment (M Foster)
62. Chapels of Borden, Durban House Park Road, School at Cedars, Staplehurst Road Then & Now.
63. Key Street Chapel, Archaeology/Local History, Staplehurst Rd memories, Crescent St Library, Workhouse Christmas
64. Borden vicar refuses to ring bell, Stage Coach Travel,
65. Population of Murston (1), Transposing Harmonium, Sonora – the name.
66. Hops & Hop-picking, 1980 Milton Creek rescue, Soldiers at Gore Court,
67. A Local Health Hazard – the creek and flies
68. Entertainment in the 1850s, Location of Milton Regis, Reunited with the past (Pt T Eley),The Workhouse during WW1
69. Cockleshell Walk, The Beautiful Game (Ladies football), Wall Painting
70. (Band of Hope), George Pavey,
71. Mummers of Milton Regis, Winter in Milton (Jordan), Pubs in Sittingbourne, Historical Buildings Cockleshell Walk
72. FM Ramell, Pubs in 1915, Canning Trophy, 2 Nonegenarians, Bowes Park
73. Two brothers on the Somme (Wakeford), High Street Fire 1870, Slow Bicycle Event, Dr Alan Easton, Peter Morgan, 90
74. Rhode House – Mrs Clifford, 1937 Coronation, Len Baker, The Wheatsheaf
75. Borden Village School 1862, Travers Family Bredgar House, Boxing Day in 1950s, Day War Broke Out – Vic Wise, Number 48 East Street
76.  Sittingbourne Horticultural Society, Origins of Sittingbourne Library, Primrose House, Bredgar
77. Kent Farm Institute, Children in Workhouse, Eric Goldsmith
78. Milton Childhood (Olive Terry), Celebrating the History Group, some Street names
79. Glovers Hospital Clock, Sittingbourne described in The Builder, Christmas on a Tunstall farm, Street names (I), The Story of 67 East Street, Staplehurst Road
80. Wormshill childhood, George III golden jubilee 1809, Johnson House & gardens, Thomas Burr, Stalag XXXIII
81. Doldings, Marshall Harvey, The White Rock, Running the village from the Pub (Borden, Bredgar), the Perils of Pitch & Toss
82. Milton in 1844, Land girls’ rally 1919, Noncupative wills of Borden men, The Lawn, A Whitham family bible, Childhood and nature
83. Childhood and nature
84. Wormshill childhood, George III golden jubilee 1809, Johnson House & gardens, Thomas Burr, Stalag XXXIII
85. FC Lowe (Carta Carna), Stockbury Memories, CP Studio
86. Memories, CP Studio
87. Diaries of Mary Webb, Mabel Draper’s dog & Beatrice Carroll’s shop, Christmas Day in the workhouse 1875, Sittingbourne Ghosts
88. Diaries of Mary Webb (II), Adolphus Parry-Evans – vicar who cared for the blind, Fracas over Grafton Road, Fire Brigade Charity week 1925
89. Flu pandemic 1918, 109-111 High Street, Sittingbourne Carnivals
90. Borden church and parish 1911, Sittingbourne Football Club, Wormshill Wedding, Shipbuilding
91. Christmas 1870, Station Street, Collison family, Welby children, workhouse
92. First day at Tunstall School, Apps family, Sun Pavillion, Stockbury School, Visitors book at Borden Grammar
93. Bugges Insectecide, 1896 Auction of Inns, St Michael’s Mission Room
94. Shell Research, Perewinkle Mill, Borden Playstool, Two German Graves at Stockbury,
95. Boulding fam., Christmas  1936 at Workhouse, Memories of Bredgar House
96. Samuel Taylor, Stockbury 1930, Edward Barrett of Rodmersham, Hugh F Lord, vicar of Bapchild
97. 1953 Coronation, Golden Jubilee 1887
98. Emigration 1904-1914, Hedley Peters, coded postcard 1907
99. Memories of Rodmersham
100. Memories of Bredgar
101. West Street (book), Elliot family (Bredgar farm lab)
102. Some Sittingbourne people in 1918, Rev English, Vicar of Milton
103. Doddington Youth Hostel, some Snowy Winters, Sitt Junior Imperial League
104. Murston Rectory, Albert Goodhew’s War