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GMS News 103 June 2017

St. Bartholomew's Hospital The photograph below shows the chapel of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Sandwich, which was built to commemorate the English victory at the Battle of Sandwich on St. Bartholomew's Day, 1217.   Read the Full Story

GMS News 102 May 2017

May Meeting   Our next meeting will be held in conjunction with the Friends of St. Martin’s at the church. Read the Full Story

GMS News 101 April 2017

Peter takes a back seat On Saturday,18th March Diana organised a party  on behalf of the Society to celebrate all that Peter Hambrook has done over the years for the village community. Read the Full Story

GMS News 100 March 2017

Last Month’s Meeting Twenty-four people were at the February meeting which saw Pauline Turner take up her position at the top table for the first time.   Billed to give a talk on the families who lived in the Timeball Tower, Jim Rees did much more than that, taking in the development of Deal as a port from its origins as a tiny village to the final demise of the port in the late 19th century.   Read the Full Story

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  A Wartime Message   The photograph is of the interior of St. Martin’s Church  and bears the message “Sunday July 26th 1942. Last spoke to Mrs Gibbs ‘Never say goodbye just God Bless you & keep you safely”
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                    Carols by the tree   More than forty carol singers gathered in the car park of the village hall, in the light of the Christmas tree on the green.
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Last Month’s Meeting After some consternation about setting up the projector Brian Laverick-Smith went home to collect his projector. Mike Burrows then commenced his talk on smuggling in Kent.
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