Lynsted with Kingsdown Society

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Site last updated: October 9, 2017

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Upcoming Events

- 13th November: 7.30 AGM, followed at about 8pm about WW2 Archaeology, including the V2 bomb in the Lyn Valley. Also an exhibition of artefacts, sale of books, etc. See the video trailer!
Free entrance to all
. Join us for a glass of wine too.

Events that may be of interest to our Members
Park Farm Community Cherry Orchard Group

- 28th October: 4.30-6.30pm: Halloween - This is a very popular and entertaining event for all the family. Location: Park Farm, The Street, Lynsted, Kent


Lynsted with Kingsdown Society was set up in 2003 to promote and engage with our Parish through speakers, visits, research projects and social events that reflect the interests of our Members and our communities. We continue to explore these themes - sharing our research, findings, narratives and contributions through this web site, at local events, and through occasional publications.

This web-site acts as our public archive and an important channel of communication with anyone who shares our interest in the communities in and around Lynsted and Kingsdown, past and present. If your interest is very specific, you may like the "search" box at the bottom of this page.

As you browse the stories, snapshots and events, if you have any questions, personal recollections or other contributions and suggestions please do contact us (you will find the link at the top-right of every page you visit). We are keen to include anything, small or large, single items or collections/albums that shed light on how today's community has developed and changed over the years.

Our records contain a wide range of material from:

Our on-line images are generally reduced versions of the original. Copies of originals can be requested.

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Latest Additions

World War 1 Project

WW1 Partnership

One hundred years ago today.....

- Casualties (from 6th September 1914) - added on the Centenary Dates for each of our Fallen (with additional texts on all those lost across the whole Creekside Cluster).

Latest Casualties
Latest Creekside Casualties

October 1917
- 7th October 1917: George Thomas Swan (Teynham)
- 8th October 1917: Frank Russell (Teynham)
- 11th October 1917: William McGarry (Teynham)
- 14th October 1917: John Henry Gladwell (Teynham & Norton)
- 26th October 1917: Thomas Warwick Kite (Teynham)

- United States Centenial Website: from 6th April 1917 , US Declaration of War against Germany

- Diary of news, snippets and events as seen from the Home Front ... read on...

- Despatches from the Front - Society Transcriptions

Requests and Additions

Lynsted Times Link
"Horrible Histories of Lynsted" (October 2016) - Nigel Heriz-Smith Collection, reproduced as the "Lynsted Times"