Publications

SNODLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY: PUBLICATIONS
PAMPHLETS

No. 1. Wanderings of an Antiquary: VII: The Valley of Maidstone-Kits Coty House and the Cromlechs Around, by Thomas Wright (1852) [12 pages: £1] [1997]

No. 2. Memorials in the Churchyard of All Saints Church, Snodland, Kent [28 pages; £1.50] [1997]

No. 3: Historical Jottings of the Parish of Snodland, by J. Woolmer (Snodland, 1894) [20 pages, A4: £3] [1997]

*No. 4: Lists of Snodland Traders and Residents from 19th Century Directories 1847-1899 [36 pages: £2] [1998]

*No. 5: Lists of Snodland Traders and Residents from Four Directories: 1905, 1913, 1915 and 1930 [27 pages: £1.50] [1998]

No. 6: Snodland and Paddlesworth described by Thomas Philipott (1659), John Harris (1719), Edward Hasted (1798), and William H. Ireland (1829) [23 pages: £1.50] [1998]

No. 7: John Thorpe describes Snodland, Paddlesworth and Dode in Registrum Roffense (1769) and Custumale Roffense (1788) [16 pages: £1] [1998]

No. 8: Andrew Ashbee: The Early History of the New Church in Snodland, 1855-1882 [19 pages; £1] [1998]

No. 9: Michael J. Fuller: Snodland and Holborough Watermills [70 pages (A4 size); £5] [1998] (also available as two separate pamphlets, one for each mill.)

No. 10: Memories of Snodland, 1900-1939 [Mrs M. Ashbee (Smith); Mrs D. Baker (Prett); Mrs O. Cradduck (Prett); Mrs J. Hurley (Austin)] [36 pages; £2] [1999]

No. 11: Christopher J. Howick: People of Old Snodland Remembered [39 pages; A4 size; £3] [1999]

No. 12: Andrew Ashbee: Thomas Fletcher Waghorn (1800-1850) [48 pages; £2] [2000]

No. 13: Charles de Rocfort Wall: Snodland and its History 55 B.C. to A.D. 1928 [abridged reprint of the 1928 book; 28 pages; A4; £3]

No. 14: Christopher J. Howick: Seventy Years On: A Brief History of Holmesdale School 1930-2000 [75 A4 pages; £4] [2000]

No. 15: Memories of Snodland in War-Time, 1939-1945 (edited by Andrew Ashbee) [37 pages; £2] [2001]

No. 16: A few Recollections of our Summer in Devonshire [Extracts from] A Letter read to the Quarterly Meeting of the Snodland Society October 30th, 1894, by Maud Midsummer Hook and Agnes Darlington Hook [36 pages; £2] [2002]

No. 17: Maude Midsummer Hook: A Memoir of Agnes Darlington Hook (1904) [48 pages; £2] [2002]

No. 18: Andrew Ashbee: Early Snodland Papermakers c.1740-1854 [33 pages; A4; £2] [2003]

No. 19: Anthony Grant and Andrew Ashbee: A Roll-Call of Snodland Men Killed in the Great War [44 pages; £2] [2003]

No. 20: Andrew Ashbee: The Murder of P. C. Israel May at Snodland 24 August 1873 [18 pages; £1] [1984, repr. 2004]

*No. 21: Lists of Snodland Traders and Residents from Four Directories 1851, 1903, 1934, 1938 [20 pages; £1] [2004]

No. 22: Memorials in the churchyard at Christ Church, Snodland (formerly Lower Birling) [43 pages; £2] [2004]

No. 23: Christopher Howick: A Stroll around All Saints, Snodland [30 pages; £2] [2004] (sold in aid of All Saints church)

**No. 24: Notes on Snodland by Henry Dampier Phelps, Rector 1804-1865: Volume I: All Saints Church and Churchyard [20 pages; £1] [2005]
**No. 25: Notes on Snodland by Henry Dampier Phelps, Rector 1804-1865: Volume II: Rights of Way; Boundaries; Rules of the Brook; Charities [20 pages; £1] [2005]
**No. 26: Notes on Snodland by Henry Dampier Phelps, Rector 1804-1865: Volume III: History; Flora and Fauna [16 pages; £1] [2005]

No. 27: Selections from the Log-Books of the National Schools, Brook Street, Snodland, Volume I (1863-1877) [32 pages; £2] [2005]

No. 28: Accidents in and around Snodland [38 pages; £2] [2008]

No. 29: Debra L. Petty: Victorian Philanthropy: A Case Study of the Hook Family of Snodland 1854 to 1930 [53 pages; £4] [2007]

No. 30: [More Accidents: in preparation]

No. 31: Andrew Ashbee: Notes on Bargemen, Watermen, Mariners, Sailors and Shipwrights associated with Snodland [34 pages A4; £3] [2008]

No. 32: [Crime in and around Snodland: in preparation]
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No. 35: Andrew Ashbee: Road names in the parish of Snodland [28 pages; £1] [2015]

*Nos. 4, 5 and 21 are now combined in a single A4 pamphlet [£3]
**Nos. 24-26 are now combined in a single A4 pamphlet [30 pages; £3]

Snodland men who served in the Great War 1914-1918 [85 pages; A4; £5] updated as information is received. Aims to record all men who served, not just the casualties.

SNODLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY: REGISTERS SERIES
No. 1: A List of Burials at Christ Church, Lower Birling, 29 Nov 1894 to 6 Jan 1966 (with index) [18 pages; £2] [1998]

No. 2: Baptisms recorded in the Church Book of the Independents, Snodland, 1836-1868 and Certificates of Baptisms at the Congregational Church, Snodland 11 Mar 1883 to 24 Jan 1907 (Also nine associated baptisms at Chatham and Rochester Chapels, 1816-1833) (with index) [19 pages; £2] [1998]

No. 3: Register of Burials at Snodland Cemetery (arranged by surname) 19 Mar 1896 to 17 April 1952 [50 pages; £4] [1998]

No. 4: The Church of the New Jerusalem, Snodland (Swedenborgian): Marriages, 7 July 1883 to 25 July 1987; Baptisms, 2 February 1913 to 10 January 1988 [30 pages; £3] [1999]

No. 5a: A List of Baptisms at Christ Church Lower Birling (now Snodland) transcribed from the first Baptism Register: Part I: 19 November 1893 to 31 December 1911 [26 pages; £2] [2005]

No. 5b: A List of Baptisms at Christ Church Lower Birling (now Snodland) transcribedfrom the first Baptism Register: Part II: 1 January 1912 to 31 December 1922 [26 pages; £2] [2006]

OTHER PUBLICATIONS ABOUT SNODLAND AND DISTRICT available at the museum, or from Andrew Ashbee, 214 Malling Road, Snodland ME6 5EQ. Postage is extra.

Andrew Ashbee: A History of the Parish Church of All Saints, Snodland [48 pages A4; £5.00] [1980; revised 2010]

Andrew Ashbee: Snodland 1865-1882: A Selection of Newspaper Cuttings [60 pages; £3.50] [1991]

Andrew Ashbee: Notes from Snodland Rectory 1865-1882, compiled by Rev. Carey and Rev. Bingley [60 pages; £3.50] [1992]

Andrew Ashbee: A Little History of Snodland [1994; revised reprint 2006, A4 size, 85 pages] £7.50

Christopher Howick: A Stroll around Old Snodland [32 pages; £1.50] [1998]

Set of eight colour postcards of Snodland, c.1905. Reprint of cards by A. N. Hambrook [Snodland Historical Society, 2000] [£1.50]

Andrew Ashbee: Around Snodland [The History Press, 2003] £10

Andrew Ashbee: Snodland and District Through Time [Amberley Press, 2009] £10

Andrew Hann: The Medway Valley a Kent landscape transformed [Phillimore, 2009] £11

Margaret Collins: Birling a backward glance [1982; reprinted 2010; A4 size] £10 [£5 a copy donated to All Saints, Birling]

Andrew Ashbee: Alfred Hambrook’s Mid Kent through time [Amberley Press, 2010] £11

Andrew Ashbee: Zeal Unabated: The Life of Thomas Fletcher Waghorn (1800-1850) [326 pp. illustrated; 2016] [Available from the author at 214 Malling Road, Snodland, Kent ME6 5EQ; £15 post free in UK]

Video
Time Capsules I: Four Churches in West Kent. Andrew Ashbee, Rev. James Tipp and Roy
Tricker look at four churches in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust: St Benedict,
Paddlesworth; St Mary, Burham; St Mary, Higham; St James, Cooling. [1 hour; £14.99]