Category Archives: Acquisitions

New titles in the library

We recently accepted a number of books as a donation from Mike Ahsley. Many of these titles may be of interest to the general reader. They are listed below and cover topics including Roman Britain, Anglo-Saxons, Normans, military history and kingship: ‘Ethelbert’s kingdom’ by Michael David Mirans (1981) ‘1066: the hidden history of the Bayeux Tapestry’ by Andrew Bridgeford (2004)

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Thanks to a library volunteer

We’d like to give a big thank-you to Helen for finishing the mammoth task of typing up a¬†spreadsheet of the Society / Library’s Accession List. The List dates back to 1892 with an entry for a donated pamphlet titled ‘The Vincents’ and finishes with a report titled ‘Rodmersham 2000’. There are 3500 objects on the List including manuscripts, books, photographs,

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Thanet: Digging at the Gateway

Heritage Conservation, Kent County Council have kindly donated a copy of two, recently published volumes relating to the landscape of south Thanet. Details follow: “Digging at the Gateway: archaeological landscapes of south Thanet: the archaeology of the East Kent Access (phase II)” East Kent has been a gateway for new people, cultures, ideas and trade for thousands of years. The

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