Documents - Articles by Society members and visitors
Several topics have been raised in articles offered by Society Members that light up and magnify aspects of our history.
Frances Fairman - Lynsted's Forgotten Artist - "The Lady Landseer". An intriguing story of high art, travel and poor investments. Research by Lis Heriz-Smith (PDF 2022).
Beating the Bounds - The Story behind the Tradition. Author, Dr Robert Baxter, supporting a Society "beating" in 2003 (& Holly planting, 2004).
Lady Margaret Roper and the head of Sir Thomas More. A visit by his skull!
Lynsted Court (or Sewards) - Compiled by Dr Robert Baxter
The Mystery of Impetuous Youth, Glamour and Pioneering Aviator living in Lynsted Lodge - a tale of stage-struck playboys before World War 1. Published Article by Nigel Heriz-Smith.
Radfield Archaeology - Romano-British Excavations. Article by Robert Baxter and Ralph Mills (published by Kent Archaeological Society)
Fungus Foray in Toll Wood and in the Community Cherry Orchard - event report by Dr Robert Baxter (2005) [Note: some inserted images are from Commons]
Anarchy in the UK Goes Soft - Times newspaper article quoting Lis Heriz-Smith (2005) - the emergence of local democracy, organisation and empowerment through websites and social media.
Planting Trees under local conditions - large and small suggested species - an article from Nigel Heriz-Smith exploring the options for planting trees at a scale to suit you, your gardens, paddocks or larger tracts of land. There is a focus on 'drought tolerance' as Kent sits in the 'desert' of lower average rainfall. If you want the full list of potential trees, use this link.