St. Mary’s Island History Group are due to meet on Monday 9th July at St. Mary’s Island Community Centre at 7.30 pm. Their guest speaker at that meeting will be Pam Bathurst who will be talking about the Medway Queen; the paddle steamer that has a remarkable history dating back to 1923.
The History Group is following up on the discovery of 19th Century photographs of the Dockyard extension and will bring you more news over the coming months.
For £2 visitors are welcome to attend. The annual subscriptions for membership of the group has been retained at £10 but they are now asking £1 per person for all refreshments.
Over the years the group has retained membership of c. 30 Members and keep in touch with their newsletter and via the website. They are now working on a Facebook page. A membership form can be downloaded from their website.