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The Hook family played an important role in the life of Snodland from the mid nineteenth century, when they moved to the parish from Gloucestershir

Barge on the Medway proceeding towards Rochester, with Wouldham in the background.

Wouldham, Purser Place, the house of Walter Burke. He was purser on the Victory and it was in his arms that Nelson died.

Burham was once a distinct, seperated community, having very different traditions and peculiarities from it's neighbouring villages, despite their

The Wesleyan Chapel in Church Street was built in 1847, with a School at the rear added in 1873.

St Mary's church, Burham, was designed by E. W. Stephens of Maidstone and was built by J. G. Naylar and Sons in 1881 at a cost of £4,500.

Aylesford, the Friars. The Carmelite Order was established here in 1242.

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)

Halling High Street, the Five Bells, 1908. This was the Court Lodge for the Bishop of Rochester's Manor of Halling.

Earliest records of Non-Conformists worshipping in Snodland are certificates granting meeting-houses in various homes from 1816.

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