Category Archives: Eythorne and Elvington

Richard Tilden Smith and the Aerial Ropeway

At the eastern end of Eastern docks, at the point where the dock road turns seawards, high in the cliffs can be seen two bricked in tunnels. One is the entrance and the other the exit to what were twin … Continue reading

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Joanne Bouchier – the Martyr from Eythorne

The young Joanne Bouchier (died 1550) stood on the pyre, her shorn head erect. Dr Scory (d1585), who later was appointed the Bishop of Rochester, asked her to repent. Joanne looked defiant but said nothing. The pyre was lit and … Continue reading

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