Archive for January, 2015

Photos

Tom Beardsell has posted the following memories from his time in Kingston. I lived with my parents in Kingston from 1948 until 1959 and lived at 1, Marley Lane from where I spent may years of exploring the woods and lanes of Kingston. My parents ran the youth club at that time and since passing away have left me with some photos… read more →

R Coombs Memories

Robert (Bob) Coombs has been in touch, having spent a great deal of time and effort compiling these fascinating memories of his time in Kingston. Robert Coombs – This was my life 1942-1954 You will need Adobe Reader installed to view this file. read more →

KINGSTON – FACTS, FIGURES, AND ITEMS OF INTEREST

SIZE OF VILLAGE Approximately 200 dwellings and 391 inhabitants are listed in the Register of Electors (1998) SIZE OF PARISH Long and narrow (about 5 miles long and only a few hundred yards wide in many places) and approx. 2 square miles in area; a parish map is displayed in the playing field. LISTED BUILDINGS The parish contains 15 listed… read more →

Latest news

First, some rather sad news. The Village Cinema Company has provided us with some excellent films over the last couple of years, but ceases trading at the end of this month. The good news is that the Kingston Village Society has decided to take up the challenge of investigating the potential of setting up a Kingston Cinema Club, and we… read more →

Useful links to the Environment Agency’s

As the Nailbourne is now flowing and has just trickled past Barham, I thought it would be useful to post a couple of useful links to the Environment Agency’s website: Flood status of the Nailbourne (it’s not actually flooding yet so no updates as of today ) http://apps.environment-agency.gov.uk/flood/34681.aspx?area=064FWF6A7&page=1&type=RiverAndTown&term=nailbourne and the latest Groundwater report here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/kent-groundwater-situation (at the time of posting,… read more →