Tenterden Archive - Year 1914

03/03/2020
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Above - Admiral Sir Charles Drury, Mayor of Tenterden, born at Rothesay, New Brunswick, Canada on 27 August 1846 and died 18 May 1914
 

Tenterden Volunteers for Foreign Service 1914

Tenterden Volunteers for Foreign Service 1914

 
NEWSPAPER ARTICLES 
Newspaper article, Feb 1914. Workingmen's Club Benefit....
Newspaper article, Feb 1914, A Beerhouse Referred. The Tenterden Borough Licensing Justices, Admiral Sir Charles Drury (chairman), Messrs E Howard, EH Hardcastle, JE Mace, Jabez Chacksfield and EG Bennett, on Thursday had before them the adjourned applications for the renewal of licences of the New Inn and Gardeners Arms beerhouses, both the property of Messrs O Edwards and Sons brewers, Tenterden ....
Newspaper Article 4 Aprl 1914, Board of Guardians,,,, Rural District Council.... Funeral of Mr S Adamson.... Dance. A most successful subscription....
 
Newspaper Article Feb 1914. Death of Mr RB Curteis, Prominent Resident of Tenterden. With the deepest regret, we announce the death of Mr Robert Bassett Curteis, of Oaks Place, Tenterden... The late Miss E Taylor... Temperance.... Rat, Sparrow and wasp club... Metropolitan Chess Club  
 
Newspaper Article, Kentish Express 19 May 1914. Death of Sir Charles Drury, Tenterden's Chief Magistrate "Admiral Sir Charles Drury passed to his rest a little before nine this morning". This announcement by the bereaved widow (Lady Drury) to the burgesses of Tenterden, which was posted on the Town Hall soon after ten o'clock yesterday morning, confirmed the sad news which had quickly spread throughout the Borough that their beloved Mayor had passed away. The Admiral's flag was also seen flying half-mast high over his late home, and the Corporation's flag over the Town Hall....
Newspaper Article, The Times 19 May 1914. Death of Two Admirals. Sir Charles Drury and Rear-Admiral Wishart. We regret to announce the death of Admiral Sir Charles C Drury, a former Second Sea Lord of the Admiralty and Commander-in-Chief in three flag commands of the Navy, which occurred yesterday at his residence in Tenterden, Kent, in his 68th year... Sir Charles Drury was one of the few Canadians who have attained high rank in the Navy. The second son of Le Baron Drury and Eliza, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel James Poyntz, he was born at Rothesay, New Brunswick, and received his early education at the Collegiate School, Fredericton. Entering the Navy at the age of 13, he became....
Newspaper article 26 May 1914. The Late Sir C Drury. Impressive Funeral at Tenterden. Never was such an impressive funeral witnessed at Tenterden as that on Friday of Sir Charles Drury, the Admiral Mayor of the borough.... 
 
Newspaper Article, 6 June 1914. WEDDING. A pretty wedding was solemnised at St John the Baptist Church, Smallhythe, on Monday, the Rev W Raven officiating. The contracting parties were Mr Alfred Thomas Skinner, butcher, of Beckley, 
youngest son of the late Mr and Mrs John Skinner, and Miss Mabel Rose Brunger, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs John Brunger, Cole Farm, Smallhythe....
PARISH CHURCH. Whit Sunday was observed at the parish church with celebrations of the Holy Communion at seven o'clock, eight o'clock and at midday. At the morning and evening services the sermons were preached by the vicar (Rev JA Babington)....
Newspaper Article April 1914. ST MICHAELS. VESTRY MEETING....
Newspaper Article December 1914. TENTERDEN SLATE CLUBS. The tenth annual share-out of the Black Horse Slate Club, Tenterden, took place on Monday evening.... The share-out took place of the East Cross club on Tuesday evening at the New Inn.... The Eight Bells club also did not hold its annual smoker in connection with the share-out....
Newspaper Article June 1914. TENTERDEN. PETTY SESSION....
BOARD OF GUARDIANS. At the meeting on Friday there were present: Mr EE Selmes (chairman), Mr J Body (vice-chairman), and Messrs AH Craven, JH Lorden, EB Terry, J Sutton, F Care, H Bodington, GW Bunn, HP Player and JM Mace (clerk). It was decided to put a cement facing to the isolation ward at the House, as suggested by the architect....
RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL. In reference to the housing accommodation, several letters were received from the Parish Councils in the district in reply to the Clerk's letter asking for information as to suitable pieces of land available in the various parishes....
Newspaper Article September 1914. TENTERDEN STOKER ON TWO SINKING SHIPS. Tenterden had a flying visit during the weekend from their police constable who as Stoker Edwards, was one of the saved from HMS Hogue. Edwards, who was in excellent form, after his thrilling experience, is anxious to be on the warpath again, as he remarks, "to get a little of his own back"....
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/archive/1914-4.pdf
 
Newspaper Article 1914. COMING EVENTS. TENTERDEN RURAL FETE, The People's Day will be held in the Recreation Ground, Tenterden on Bank Holiday, August 3rd, 1914. Under the direction of the Committee. £30 in prizes. PROGRAMME OF SPORTS. 100 YARDS FLAT RACE (open). Boys between 10 and 14 years. No entrance fee. 120 YARDS FLAT RACE (open). To be run in cords. 1st prize £3, 2nd £2. Winner of a heat not gaining a prize, 10s. Entrance fee 1s.... The Sports will commence at 1.30pm sharp. A Good Ring will be provided under efficient management for dancing. Admission 3d.... The splendid band of the 6th Dragoon Guards (The Carabiniers) has been engaged.... Boys Military Tattoo.... Admission up to 8pm 6d; 8 to 9.30 2d, children under 12 3d. Bicycles stored 2d each. V Dampier Palmer, Esq, President, Lieut-Col Munn-Mace, TD, Chairman, Mr HB Mace Treasurer, Mr A Wenham Non Secretary.
Newspaper Article December 1914. FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY. Mr AF Taunt, of Tenterden, on Saturday received official intelligence from the War Office confirming the sad news sent by a comrade in the same regiment some time previously, that his second son, Arthur Frank, had been killed in action in Belgium. Private Taunt having decided to enter the army joined the 14th (King's) Hussars, putting in seven years service, nearly the whole of which was spent in India. Since leaving the Army he was employed as clerk in the Tenterden Brewery till the war broke out, when being on the First Class Reserve he was called up. On August 4th he left Tenterden join his old regiment then stationed at Scarborough, and was the first man to be booked out of Tenterden to take "part in the war". Unfortunately also he was the first soldier living in the parish of Tenterden to lay down his life in the war for his country....
Newspaper Article Feb 1914. SALE AT MISS ELLEN TERRY'S COLLAGE, WINCHELSEA. There was a good attendance on Saturday at Tower Cottage, Winchelsea, when Messrs Geering and Colyer of Rye and Ashford, offered by auction the residue of the valuable furniture by instructions from Miss Ellen Terry....
Newspaper Article November 1914. Private Percy John Crouch, Royal West Kent Regiment, who was killed in action on October 21st, was the youngest son of Mr and Mrs Frederick Crouch, of Ashford Road, St Michaels, Tenterden. He was 28 years of age and enlisted in the West Kent Regiment when 19 years old. He served nearly seven years in India, only coming home in the early part of the year. He is the first from St Michaels to meet his death. 
 
Newspaper Article April 1914. TENTERDEN.
DEATH OF MRS AM BENNETT. With deep regret we announce the death of Mrs Ada Mary Bennett, the wife of Mr Arthur Bennett, of West Cross, who passed away on Monday morning. Deceased, who was thirty-six years of age, had been suffering from consumption for over twelve months past. She was the elder daughter of the late Mr JF Appleyard of St Michaels and Mrs Appleyard of Beacon Oak Road, Tenterden....
EASTER VESTRY. The vicar (Rev JA Babington) presided....
OBITUARY. The funeral of Wm Chrismas, the second son of Mr and Mrs Chas Chrismas, of Ashenden Lodge, Smallhythe, took place....
PRIMROSE LEAGUE. The annual meeting of the Tenterden Habitation was held in the Town Hall....
TERRITORIAL BALL. The Tenterden Territorials held their last ball of the season in the Drill Hall on St Georges Day, when there were about 80 present....
FLOWER SERVICE. The annual children's spring flower service was held....
DEPARTURE. Having disposed of his business, Councillor JS Jordan, of High Street is shortly leaving the town. Seven years ago Mr Jordan came to Tenterden, and during that period....
NEW DRAINAGE. Mr JM Vine, of Tunbridge Wells, who tender of £8,869 18s for the new drainage scheme for Tenterden has been accepted by the Corporation....
PICTURE PALACE. The proprietor, Mr AJ Pollar, entertained the members of the G Company 5th Buffs on Wednesday evening at the Palace.... 
Newspaper Article April 1914.
THE LATE MISS E TAYLOR. The funeral of Miss Emma Taylor, who died at Smallhythe Vicarage....
TEMPERANCE. Another most successful meeting of the Tenterden Branch of the CETS was held in the National School on Tuesday evening....
RATE, SPARROW AND WASP CLUB. The monthly meeting was held at the Eight Bells Hotel....
Newspaper Article 3 November 1914. NAMUR AND TENTERDEN. The Rev JA Babington, vicar of Tenterden, the church associated with the Goodwin Sands, as born at Namur....
Newspaper Article 13 June 1914. By order of the Executors of the late Mr Henry Boorman. TENTERDEN. Highly important sale of exceedingly valuable freehold, residential & business property, rich meadow and fruit land....
Newspaper article 7 February 1914. TENTERDEN. The licensing sessions for the borough were held....various details which they regarded as unsatisfactory.... The Chairman said that they had decided to renew all the licences with the exception of the Gardeners Arms and the New Inn, which would be adjourned.... 
 
PHOTOS
Photos of the funeral of Admiral Sir Charles Drury in Tenterden 22 May 1914 

 

Funeral of Admiral Sir Charles Drury 22 May 1914 Tenterden

 

Funeral of Admiral Sir Charles Drury 22 May 1914 Tenterden

 

 

Kent Mounted Rifles Ashford Road, Tenterden - somewhere between 1900 and 1914

Kent Mounted Rifles, Ashford Road, Tenterden heading in an Ashford direction (before what is now Turners Ave) - somewhere between 1900 and 1914
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