Content generated during research for the paperback book 'The Medway Valley: A Kent Landscape Transformed' (ISBN 13 : 978-1-86077-600-7) for the England's Past for Everyone series
Halling, Kent Road, looking south.
Aylesford, St Peter and St Paul's Church.
The Downs above Upper Halling, looking south.
Upper Halling is one of the small villages that makes up the Medway Valley.
This photograph dates from after 1918, when the German field gun was placed outide the lych gate as a memorial to Sergeant Thomas Harris, VC, who w
The Congregational Church in Snodland High Street was built by Joshua Wilford and opened for worship on 28 November 1888 with a service conducted b
A replacement for the first Independent Chapel at Snodland was begun in the autumn of 1854 and was consecrated on Good Friday, 6 April 1855.
Earliest records of Non-Conformists worshipping in Snodland are certificates granting meeting-houses in various homes from 1816.
Halling High Street, the Five Bells, 1908. This was the Court Lodge for the Bishop of Rochester's Manor of Halling.
The first meetings of Methodists in Snodland are said to have been in 1873 in the open air, and then in the tiny house of James Rand (c.1842-1920)
Aylesford, the Friars. The Carmelite Order was established here in 1242.