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Local HistoryMon, 11th December 2017

Local History

The Great War 1914 - 1918.

Local resident, Tracey Winter-Biggs, has researched the personal history of the names on the Boxley War Memorial and has produced the following document.

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The contribution of volunteers from the wider area of Boxley parish is included in the following document.

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Local History Books have been compiled on;

Boxley The story of an English Parish by Daevid Hook & Robin Ambrose.  Available to order from 01622 681503

Boxley Village Memories by Robin Ambrose. Available to order from 01622 681503 or purchase from Waterstones Maidstone.

Sandling Memories by Robin Ambrose. Available to order from 01622 681503

Vinters The story of a Kentish Estate. Vinters Heritage Project. You are able to purchase this from Vinters Valley Trust. vintersp@yahoo.co.uk

Walderslade The wooded valley by Edwina Kissick BSC. You are able to purchase this from the parish office.

Boxley Village.

The village has an intreptation board that gives a small history of the village and surrounding area

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Weavering Diamond Jubilee  Orchard

To commenorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee a community orchard was planted and opened on 31 May 2012 by Their Royal Highnesses the Earl and Countess of Wessex. The orchard will become part of the rich heritage and history of the parish and its intrepretation board has details of why it was planted.

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Listed Buildings in Boxley Parish

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Official opening of Dove Hill Allotments

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