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 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Babington, Margaret – 14 279-83 P, 15 No 2 IBC L

‘Bacchus’ – 17 297

Back, Caroline and Maria, Murder –14 29-34

‘Backstays’ – 14 37

Bacon, Alfred Stanley – 7 29-34 P, No 3 IBC L

Bacon, Horace Stanley (Louis), Illusionist – 8 296-300 P

Bacon, Vice Admiral Reginald – 28 239-241

Baddeley, Christopher – 32 6:23

Baden-Powell, Lady Olave – 12 525-6 P

Badham, Dr Charles, naturalist – 11 277-82

Badlesmere – 7 27-8

Badlesmere, church – 1 752, 17 182 R

Badlesmere, Collington Farm – 22 446 P 

Bad(d)lesmere, Bartholomew De – 7 27-8, 12 639

Badminton Cinema, West Malling – 30 6:38

Baeda – See Bede

Baedeker raids, Canterbury – 16 125-6

Baggesen, John H – 15 95

Bagshot Sands – 18 403-405

Bailey Bridges – 13 25

Bailey, Dr Hamilton – 22 76

Bailey, George – 22 264

Baines, Frank – 29 5:38

Baissac, Mary Katherine de (Maureen) – 25 270-1

Baker, Benjamin, Brewer – 3 679

Baker, EA – 29 4:20

Baker family, potters – 24 593-8 P

Baker, Fred – 26 334-35 P

Baker, Frederick Arthur (Arthur Brough) – 20 513-8 P

Baker, ‘Frenchie’, boatman – 18 24

Baker, Herbert – 32 1:44-50 P

Baker, Isabella – 18 30

Baker, James, map-maker – 11 589

Baker, James – 16 551-4

Baker, Mrs Sarah – 24 415

Baker, Sarah – 1 683-687, 2 331, 32 5:20-21

Bakers – 13 605-10 P

Bakery Business – 22 555-9 P

Baldock, Charles – 15 458

Baldock, William – 25 546

Baliol, John – 20 521

Ball, Arnold – 9 176-8 P, 499-501 P

Ball, John – 11 576, 577 P, 578

Ballads – 12 205-8, 14 33-6 P, 371-6 P, 20 32-6 P

Ballard family, Canterbury – 5 568 L

Ballard, Francis – 22 659-61, 23 141, 143

Ballooning – 1 376-380, 2 293-8, 8 48-52 P, 552-6 P, 14 299, 16 277, 444-7 P

Ballooning, first crossing of Channel – 32 1:5

Balloons – 11 682-9 P

Balston, William, papermaker – 3 644-8, 14 753, 16 88-91

Band of Hope – 6 369-71, 415-7

Bands – 21 624 P, 631 R

Bands, Brompton Boys – 25 440 P

Bands, Faversham Gospel Mission – 25 179 P

Bandstand, Deal – 21 474 P

Bandstands – 17 699-702 P, 22 3-6 P, 58-63 P

Bank holiday, 1871 – 32 4:5

Bankruptcy – 24 71

Banks, Delamark – 26 155-6 P

Banks, Edward RRG – 5 133-7 P

Banks, Edward – 21 166-7, 527

Banks, Sir Edward – 9 514-20 P, 601-7 P, 22 613

Banks, Sir Joseph – 25 434

Bankside, Phoenix Gasworks – 20 270 P

Banty, Captain – 21 193-196

Bapchild, Holywell – 4 709

Baptists – 4 581-4 P, 17 323-31 P, 21 243 R, 23 665-73 P

Baptists, baptism – 24 547-9

Baptists, Eythorne – 13 130-7 P, 27 37-46 P

Baptists, Faversham – 8 103-7 P, 248 L

Baptists, Folkestone – 21 421-9 P

Baptists, history of – 24 485-94 P

Baptists, Lamberhurst – 24 719-20 P

Baptists, Maidstone – 10 35-41

Baptists, meeting places – 24 486-94 P, 541-51 P

Baptists, music – 24 550-1

Baptists, Sunday schools – 17 483-90 P, 24 541-3

Baptists, Whitstable – 14 386-92 P

Barbarous ignorance in Kent 1840s – 25 457-61

Barcham Green family, papermakers – 2 267-71, 3 648

Barclay, Charles – 12 199

Bare-knuckle fighting – 15 67, 611

Barfield, Robert – 15 350

Barfreston, church – 5 754-5 P, 8 474-7 P

Barfreston, sweet shop – 8 632 L

Barge-building – 25 693 R 

Barge life – 25 250-5 P

Barge Owners Society of Kent – 27 59

Barges – 1 582-6 P, 587-92 P, 608-11 P, 765 R 2 601-6, 4 504 R, 5 120 R, 181-2 R, 182-3 R, 6 55-6 R, 310 R, 8 248 L, 526-32 P, 567 L, 11 186-93 P, 344, 346 P, 347, 13 67-72 P, 84, 361, 561, 16 118 R, 565 L, 18 284 P, 239-246 P, 299-304 P, 355-360 P, 422, 19 2-6 P, 197-203 P, 21 384-90 P, 23 117 R, 567 R, 24 759 R, 26 14-15 P, 183 R, 204-10 P, 251-59 P, 337-47 P, 27 107-110 P

Barges, as living accommodation – 26 83-88 P, 369-73 P

Barges, ballast trade – 23 222-5 P

Barges, Barge Owners' Association – 26 251

Barges, blacking – 2 372

Barges, builders – 22 81-84, 85-89 P

Barges, building, Greenwich – 10 87-94 P

Barges, 'Cambria' – 28 251 P

Barges, 'Cambria', restoration of – 32 3:9 P

Barges, cargoes – 14 199, 15 713-5 P, 18 239-247 P, 298-304 P, 19 696 L, 22 433-7, 23 538-9 P

Barges, colour schemes – 19 390-6 P

Barges, conversion from sail to power – 24 187-92 P

Barges, Crazy Gang – 19 699

Barges, design and rigging – 19 93, 95

Barges, Dolphin Yard Barge Museum – 27 120 L, 122-123 P 

Barges, doubling or sheathing – 23 No l IBC L

Barges, 'Edith Mary' – 32 6:44-47 P

Barges, Everards – 16 260-5 P

Barges, Faversham-registered – 25 522-3 P

Barges, Handbook for Bargemen, Lightermen, and Tugmen of the Thames, Medway and Swale – 26 251-59 P 

Barges, Hoo St Werburgh – 31 3:48

Barges, hulks – 26 84-88 P, 368 P

Barges, invasion – 13 571

Barges, launching – 13 12-15 P

Barges, life aboard – 15 141-4 P, 17 No 1 IBC R, 19 501-2 R, 20 375 R, 440-1 L, P, 503 R, 22 759 R, 24 632 R

Barges, lighthouse barges – 6 621-5 P

Barges, Lloyd's – 24 707-13 P

Barges, mast cases – 23 78-80 P

Barges, matches – 16 265-7 P, 25 417-9 P, 504 L

Barges, 'May Flower' – 31 3:46-50 P

Barges, Medway – 31 1:12/3:48

Barges, Milton Creek – 23 739-43 P

Barges, moorings at Queenborough – 25 137-40 P, 519

Barges, museum, Sittingbourne – 1 314 P

Barges, operation – 23 535-40 P

Barges, pay and conditions – 15 747-8, 18 407-414 P, 19 641

Barges, Pinks and Hoys – 19 37-43 P

Barges, powderbarges – 21 760 R

Barges, races – 24 707

Barges, remains – 23 75-80 P, 744-5 P

Barges, remains, Lower Halstow – 16 412-8 P

Barges, repairing of – 26 209

Barges, requisition, Second World War – 21 385-7

Barges, Rochester, Sittingbourne, Faversham & Maidstone Bargemen & Watermen's 

Barges, Protection Society – 27 60

Barges, Second World War – 17 295-302 P

Barges, Shipowners' Protection Association – 27 63

Barges, smack-rigged – 19 91-96 P

Barges, stackies – 24 709

Barges, strike – 11 104-10 P, 18 283 P, 24 381, 707

Barges, Thames & Medway Craft Owners Protection Society – 27 59

Barges, Whitstable smacks – 23 649-51 P

Bargemen’s strike, 1890 – 21 627-8, 27 60

Bargrave family – 26 651-53 P

Barham Down, King Arthur – 32 1:42-43

Barham, John – 26 245

Barham, Richard Harris – 9 547-53 P, 16 151, 19 407

Barham, Richard Harris, at Warehorne – 29 5:17

Barham, Broome Park – 14 320-5 P

Barham, church – 17 25

Barham, crematorium – 10 7

Barham, Downs – 20 489-96 P, 24 389-91

Barham, floods 1937 – 24 374 P

Barham, windmill – 6 634-5 P

Barilla – 18 756

Barker, Lilian – 23 467-9, 472 P

Barling, Harry – 16 383, 559

Barlow, EP – 21 736-9

Barming – 15 153-4

Barming, asylum – 5 218 P, 13 720-4 P, 15 295, 16 346-50, 419-27 P, No 10 IBC L, 19 85, 89, 137

Barming, Cale’s Charity – 17 527-8

Barming, charity – 21 749

Barming, church barrel organ – 17 23

Barming, memories – 14 401-5 P

Barming, St Helen’s Bridge – 6 214-6 P

Barming, station – 4 88 P

Barnard, Capt CH – 16 504 L

Barnes Close Cricket Club – 24 639

Barnes Cray – 23 562

Barnes, Dr – 25 683

Barnett, John & Joseph Alfred – 19 624

Barnett, Josephine – 19 635-30 P

Barometers – 1 206-210 P

Barquentines, Ramsgate – 1 268-72 P

Barrage balloons – 15 491-3 P, 16 No 12 IBC L, 17 459, 24 337

Barrel organs – 17 23-8 P

Barrett, Christopher – 22 447-54

Barrett, George Robert – 20 119-20

Barron’s Falcon Cement Works – 15 388-90

Barrow, Cecil H – 23 711-12 P

Barrow Deep – 18 456, 530-538

Barrow Green – 25 600, 604 P

Barrow, Jesse – 19 9

Barrow, John – 24 43-5

Barrows, E Kent, Round – 8 647-50, 15 414-7 P

Bart, Sir Thomas Fairbairn – 10 5

Barton, Elizabeth, Holy Maid of Kent – 2 23, 165-8, 16 372-3, 29 2:29

Barton, Freda – 25 535-8 P

Bartram, William, Brewer – 3 677

Baseball – 18 253

‘Basilisk’, HMS – 15 433-9

Baskcomb, George Henry – 8 561-4, 585-8

Basket-making, Newington – 1 7-8 P

Bassompierre, Marshal De – 15 519

Bat and Ball station – 22 482-3 P, No 9 IBC L

Bat and trap – 20 458

Batcheller, William, Printer – 2 501-3

Batchelor, Albert Spot – 25 397-9

Batchelor, Gladys, Aviatrix – 4 347-51 P, 378 P

Batchelor, Henry – 14 537-9

Bateman, James, innkeeper – 18 19

Bates, HE – 8 439 R, 758 R, 21 669-72, 29 5:26-31, 32 3:40-45 P, 32 6:13

Bates, Isaac – 20 140

Bates, Marguerite Marion – 20 140 P

Bathe, Henry De – 17 515

Bath, Hubert – 22 347

Bathing machines – 1 456-62 P, 10 82 P, 11 129, 723, 12 44-52 P, 15 348 P, 20 383, 22 315-7, 554 P, 25 2-5 P

Baths and bathing – 17 532-40 P, 22 529, 24 689-92 P

Baths and bathing, Deal – 22 315-21 P

Baths and bathing, Herne Bay – 22 234-6 P

Baths and bathing, hydrotherapy – 22 714-9 P

Baths and bathing, Margate – 22 556 P, 682-4 P

Baths and bathing, Ramsgate – 22 294-5 P, 297-8

Baths and bathing, Walmer – 22 385-6 P, 391

Batho FW – 23 645-6

Batt family, singers – 17 552-9 P

Battle of Britain – 2 318 R, 446-7 R, 6 553-7, 9 607-12 P, 10 15, 557, 11 309-12 P, 506-13 P, 12 384, 689-94, 722, 31 3: 26-28 P/4:14 R/6:10 R

Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne – 27 issue no 4, PFC

Battle of Britain memorial event, July 2006 – 27 190

Battle of Maidstone, exhibition – 29 3:8

Baugh, Bernadette – 24 260-1

Bawleymen, Medway – 30 1:12 P/2:10 P

Bawleys – 12 312 R, 20 524 P, 26 16 P, 28 17-19 P

Bax, Arnold Ridley – 12 419

Bax, Mary – 30 1:44-46

Bax, Mary, murder – 24 533

Bayford Castle, Sittingbourne – 30 2:27

Bayham Abbey – 13 390, 20 729 P, 25 51, 53

Bayham Abbey, L'Eglise – 24 721 P

Bayham Abbey, riot 1525 – 23 605-l0 P

Bayleaf Farmhouse – 12 250-1 P

Bayley, Thomas – 17 473-4

Bayliss, Mr – 31 2:18-19

Baylock, George – 16 227-9

‘Bazalgette’, sludge vessel – 18 450-455 P

BBC Orchestra – 9 695

Beach Barrages – 14 19-24

Beach, Fletcher – 14 367-9

Beach huts – 22 195, 25 4-10P; 101-11 P, No 3 BC L, P

Beachborough – 19 467, 26 698-710 P

Beachy Head lighthouse – 12 572-3 P

Beacons – 9 451, 453, 14 71, 21 709-11 P

Beacons, aircraft – 16 504

Beadle, Charles – 26 123

Beadle, John C (Coachbuilders) Ltd – 4 318-9

Beale, Benjamin – 1 456-462, 20 383

Beale, James, 19 12

Beale, John And Joshua, Inventors – 18 329-332 P, 512

Beam-Trawling – 14 253

Bean, Alfred – 28 22-23, 29 6:42-45 P

Bean, Esther, Epitaph, Great Chart – 32 3:34

Beane, Anne & Elizabeth, Epitaph, Hythe – 32 3:32 P

Beaney, James George – 17 81

Beanfeasts – 15 754-5

Bear public house in Faversham – 19 13

Bearsted – 1 730-4 P, 13 714-6 P, 19 621

Bearsted, Bakery – 21 700-704 P

Bearsted, Baroness Orczy – 30 3:16-17

Bearsted, church window – 25 265 P, 268

Bearsted, Green – 21 698-704 P

Bearsted, School – 25 118-9 R

Bearsted, Scouts – 21 667

Bearsted, Snowfield – 21 667, 669 P

Bearsted, Tudor House roadhouse – 21 241

Bearsted, writers – 21 667-8, 670-1 P

Beater Family – 17 687, 689-90

Beater, Orlando – 17 579-80, 688

Beating the bounds – 22 94

‘Beatty’, training ship – 18 574

Beaufoy, The Rev S – 19 479

‘Beaulieu’ – 17 711-18 P

Beaumont, Sir Basil – 22 465

Beaune – 17 51-2

‘Beatrice Maud’ – 25 137-40 P

Beauty contests – 24 689-92 P

Beazley, Samuel – 30 1:14-15

Beckenham – 8 632 R, 14 758 R, 17 373 R, 23 756 R

Beckenham, Abbey School – 17 342-6 P

Beckenham, Balgowan school morris team – 21 584 P, 589

Beckenham, Cator Estate – 22 32

Beckenham, cinemas – 21 486-9 P, 22 146-7 P

Beckenham, coal merchants – 18 208-209 P

Beckenham, Cricket Club – 9 472

Beckenham, Croydon Road Recreation Ground – 22 34-6 P

Beckenham, Elmers End – 3 701 R

Beckenham, flood 1968 – 22 35

Beckenham, flower show – 22 36

Beckenham, lock-ups – 19 106

Beckenham, parks – 22 29-36 P

Beckenham, Place – 22 29-32 P 

Beckenham, public library – 22 742-3 P

Beckenham, St Barnabas' Church – 26 374 P, 376

Beckenham, St Edmund's Church – 26 464 P, 467 

Beckenham, St Michael's Church – 26 376

Beckenham, street names – 20 415-7

Beckenham, tradesmen, late Victorian – 17 668-74 P

Beckenham, war preparations – 11 434-9 P

Becket family – 12 103

Becket, Thomas – 11 471, 475, 556-9, 12 259, 263, 19 29, 21 18, 24 436 R, 32 6:5

Becket’s Well, Canterbury – 18 19

Becket’s Well, Canterbury, wine – 7 21-4

Beckton – 24 353

Beckton, gasworks – 14 6 P

Bede – 20 471

Bedgebury – 6 9-12 P

Bedgebury, estate – 20 657

Bedgebury, Lady Well – 19 46-8 P

Bedgebury, Pinetum – 24 715

Bedwell’s Swivel – 19 222 P, 224

Bee boles – 12 451 P

Bee wine – 19 415

Beer – 18 482-483

Beer, act – 21 447

Beer, delivery by barge – 19 5

Beer, making – 29 3:16-22 P

Beer, making, Royal Tonbridge Wells Brewing Company – 31 3:8 P

Beer, Hans and Gretel – 22 77-8

Beerbohm Tree, Herbert – 22 456

Beeton, Isabella (Mayson) – 32 2:24-27

Beeton, Samuel – 32 2:24

Bekesbourne – 2 37-43 P

Bekesbourne, aerodrome – 2 212, 214 P, 7 420, 422 P, 11 228-34 P

Bekesbourne, as Cinque Port limb – 29 1:36-38 P

Bekesbourne, Church – 2 38-41 P

Bekesbourne, Cobham Court – 29 1:38

Bekesbourne, Daniel De Foe – 29 1:38

Bekesbourne, Hugh de Bec – 29 1:37

Bekesbourne, Kent Flying Club – 10 540-6 P

Bekesbourne Lane Oast House, Littlebourne – 29 3:22

Bekesbourne, Old Palace – 23 551-2 P

Bekesbourne, St Peter's Church (Monument to Sir Henry Palmer) – 26 753-57 P, 29 1:36-38 P

Bekesbourne, Swing riots – 22 181

Belcher (Adams), Sarah Ann – 27 69-73

Beldham, William ‘Silver Belly’ – 29 2:15

Belgian Relief Fund – 26 59

Belke Family – 3 177

Bell, David, VC – 22 170-1 P

Bell Family, diving pioneers – 21 110-114 P

Bell Harry – 18 269-271

Bell, George – 32 5:49

Bell, George, Dean of Canterbury – 9 691-5 P

Bell Inn, St Nicholas at Wade – 30 5:36-37

Bell, JA – 18 7

Bell, John Any Bird – 3 347-8, 5 618, 29 2:25-26

Bellenden, Mary – 14 43

‘Bellerophon’ – 16 603-5

Belleville boilers – 23 177, 181

Bells, bell-founding and bell-ringing – 5 22-6 P, 13 97-9 P, 112, 529, 554-5, 14 347-52 P, 611, 649, 50, 17 351-4 P, 424, 18 267-71 P, 20 483, 21 233, 237-238

Bells, Dover – 15 110

Bells, Ospringe – 15 133-4

Bell's Forstal Farm – 24 10 P 

Bells, sheep – 14 39 P

Belmont, cricket pitch – 23 378 P, 381

Belmont Folly – 22 132-3 P

Belmont Park Grotto – 18 606-607 P

Beltinge – 5 347-51 P, 517-20, 7 713-7 P

Beltinge, Baptist Church – 5 350 P

Beltinge, Reculver Lodge – 7 716 P, 717

Beltring – 21 579

Beltring, Hop Farm – 9 566-7 R, 19 513-8 P,  29 3:20

Belvedere – 11 223-7 P, 13 736-40 P, 20 459-62 P, 21 706 P

Belvedere, All Saints’ School – 22 641-5

Belvedere, bands – 19 209

Belvedere, Baptist Church – 11 299-305 P

Belvedere, cinemas – 21 187-188

Belvedere, Eardley Arms public house – 11 224 P, 227

Belvedere, estate – 22 120 R 

Belvedere, memories of wash day – 26 597-600 P

Belvedere, policing – 19 570 P, 574

Belvedere, schools – 20 462

Belvedere, St Augustine's Church – 26 374 P, 376

Belvedere, Sunday School – 11 300-1, 305

Belvedere, tree house – 26 171-72 P

Benden, Alice, Martyr – 8 573-7

Bendish Sluice – 18 733

Benedictine nuns – 23 759 L

Benedictines – 12 94-5

Benefactions – 9 224-30 P

Beneke, Mr – 20 333

Benenden, church sundial – 1 666

Benenden, cricket – 21 493-9 P

Benenden, green – 21 462 P

Benenden, lock-Up – 20 371

Benenden, sanatorium – 8 357-8, 360 P

Benenden, St George’s Church – 21 494 P

Benenden, trade tokens – 6 18-9 P

Benenden, Wage Riot 1830 – 23 283-5

Benenden, William Cobbett – 32 2:48

Benevolent clubs – 15 749-51 P, 19 150-4 P

Benge, Frederick William – 15 694 R

Ben-Gurion, David – 19 437

Benham, Richard Kenyon – 25 210

‘Benjamin’, ship sale, Margate, 1791 – 6 136-9 P

Bennett, Doreen ‘Biddy’ – 21 587-9

Bennett, HA – 31 3:34

Bennett, Sir John – 12 212-3

Bennett-Goldney, Francis – 18 No 2 IBC R, 24 215, 222

Benson, Frank – 22 455

Bensted, Alan – 28 118-119 P

Bensted, WH – 15 12

Bentham, Samuel, architect – 21 89, 22 561-4, 603-5

Beowulf – 12 592, 20 56 R, 473

Berens, Henry – 27 65

Berens, Henry Hulse – 31 5:22

Berens, the Rev RHM – 27 158

Beresford Hope, Alexander & James – 6 10-11

Beresford, Viscount – 6 10-11

Berndt, Louis – 10 429-32 P

Bernhardt, Dr Alec – 21 233

Berry, Robert – 26 174

Berry’s Maple, School – 12 11, 15 P

Bertha, Queen – 12 105

Bertram Mills Circus – 23 338

Bertram, Ramsey, Vice-Admiral – 26 317-19, 323

Bessemer, Henry, steel mfr – 19 388, 20 37-42 P, 23 21-2

Best family, Adisham – 6 478-80 P

Best, F – 18 223-225 P, 272-280 P

Best, James – 23 705-6

Beswick, James – 18 67

Bethersden – 3 386-92 P

Bethersden, Baptist Church – 17 23

Bethersden, church – 3 391-2 P

Bethersden, Dorothea Hayward, Epitaph – 32 3:31

Bethersden, folk music – 16 380-1, 17 555

Bethersden, Lovelace Place – 25 28, No 2 IBC P

Bethersden, Low Wood Manor House – 24 142-3 P

Bethersden, pubs – 17 555

Bethersden, St Margaret’s Church – 25 22 P, 24 P

‘Betsey’, diving smack – 21 No 5 IBC L

Betteshanger Colliery – 17 183 R, 21 635-6 P, 23 195-206 P, 330-2 P, 28 4, 111,114 P, 27 298, 225 P, 32 1:10 R, 32 4:42-43 P

Betts, Edward – 4 84-6

Betts, Edward, ‘Jumbo’ – 18 23

Betts, Freddie – 24 202 P, 204 P, 206

Betty, Master – 31 6:12 R

Bevan, Aneurin – 32 3:47

Beverley Cricket Club – 23 379, 381, 24 216

Bevin Boys – 23 323-5

Bexley – 4 112-6 P, 17 311 R

Bexley, Baldwyns Park – 2 277-9

Bexley, Barn Theatre – 15 711

Bexley, Butterfly Farm – 25 594, 26 645-50 P, 711-18 P

Bexley, Charities – 4 112-6 P

Bexley, Charter Day, 1937 – 32 5:14-16 P

Bexley, Cinemas – 21 187-192 P

Bexley, Civil Administration – 22 93-4

Bexley, Cricket Club – 24 579-83 P

Bexley, Danson Hall – 29 6:42-45 P 

Bexley, Danson Park miniature railway – 22 690-4 P

Bexley, Deneholes – 7 608-13 P, 23 383-5 P

Bexley, Family History – 15 248 R

Bexley, Gothic Bath-House – 20 52-4 P

Bexley, Great Estates – 22 120 R

Bexley, Hall Place – 17 No 9 IBC R, 22 120 R, 739, 25 233-4 P, 29 4:10 R/6:10

Bexley, Hospital (Health Asylum) – 24 359-64 P

Bexley, in Pictures – 18 695 P

Bexley, John Slater, Epitaph – 32 3:30

Bexley, Lord – 14 665-8

Bexley, May Place – 22 120 P

Bexley, Medieval Period – 15 567 R

Bexley, Pageant – 10 801-8 P

Bexley, Police – 19 571-80 P, No 10 FC P

Bexley, Public Libraries – 22 738 P, 739-41

Bexley, Rose Bruford College – 15 709-12 P

‘Bexley’, Sludge Vessel – 18 534 P

Bexley, St Mary’s Church – 1 102-3

Bexley, Tramways – 9 13-16 P, 59-63 P

Bexley, Vale Mascal Estate – 20 52, 54

Bexley, WWII – 8 55 R

Bexleyheath – 17 311 R, 19 575, 578 P

Bexleyheath, 1930’s – 30 3:48-51 P

Bexleyheath, Broadway Cinema – 30 4:15

Bexleyheath, Church – 21 237

Bexleyheath, Cinemas – 21 186 P, 188-189, 22 26 P

Bexleyheath, Cottingham’s Grammar School – 23 60-62

Bexleyheath, Ellesdon House School – 23 58-60 P

Bexleyheath, National School – 22 24-27 P

Bexleyheath, Railway – 18 247 R, 22 487

Bexleyheath, Railways – 29 6:42-45 P 

Bexleyheath, Regal Cinema – 31 3:51 P 

Bexleyheath, Station – 19 574

Bexleyheath, University School – 23 62-64 P

Bexleyheath, Uplands Board School – 22 27-28

Bexleyheath, Upton College – 23 58 P

Bibliography of Kent – 1 383 R

BICC plc (British Insulated Callender Cables) – 19 210, 214 P

Bickley, Coal Yards – 18 207

Bickley, Crooked Billet, V2 Attack – 32 3: 6 P

Bickley, St George’s Church – 16 337-40 P, 20 68 P, 70, 26 376-77 P

Bickley, Station – 21 22 P

Bicknell, John – 20 271-4 P

Bicycles – 18 332 P

Biddenden – 8 192-6 P

Biddenden, Cakes – 11 156 P, 157

Biddenden, Chulkhurst Charity – 21 749-50 P

Biddenden, Church – 8 192 P, 194-5

Biddenden, Church, Barrel Organ – 17 27-8

Biddenden, Maids – 19 291-6 P

Biddenden, Murder 1899 – 11 500-1

Biddenden, Place – 1 667

Biddenden, School – 9 487-93 P

Biddenden, Siamese Twins – 32 6:41

Biddenden, Station – 3 556 P

Biddenden, Tithe Objections – 16 205-7

Biddenden, Village Sign – 32 6:42 P

Bifrons, Bridge – 26 651-58 P

Biggin Hill, Acoustical Design Experimental Establishment (ADEE) – 10 635-9 P

Biggin Hill, Black Horse – 2 67 P

Biggin Hill, Bristol Fighters WWI – 22 300

Biggin Hill, Ghosts – 22 757 R

Biggin Hill, Memorial Chapel – 26 626-27 P

Biggin Hill, Old Jail Inn – 19 105-6

Biggin Hill, Policing – 20 636 P, 639-43

Biggin Hill, RAF Station – 1 518-9 P, 641 R, 7 740-3, 8 119-20 L, 612-3, 10 687

Biggin Hill, Spa – 18 17

Biggin Hill, 'Spirit of Kent' Spitfire – 28 53 P

Biggin Hill, Tea Garden – 19 509

Biggin Hill, White Hart – 10 13

Biggs, Clive – 22 50 P

Bignell, Alan – 26 137

Billeting – 10 457-9, 685-8 P, 12 398, 16 37

Billing, Robert, Epitaph, Wye – 32 3:31

Billingsgate Dock, Greenwich – 24 87-95 P 

Billy Bunter – 22 623-5 P

Bilsington – 7 657-61 P

Bilsington, Church – 7 659-61 P

Bilsington, Obelisk – 22 472 P, 477

Bilsington, Priory – 1 753

Binbury, Castle – 30 2:27

Bing Family, Lavender Growers – 14 571-8 P

Bingham, Reverend Richard – 26 297-99

Binns, John – 19 282

Birch, CH & Sons, Steam Threshers – 5 186-97 P

Birchington – 3 143-8 P, 5 683-7 P, 10 535-9 P, 581-5 P, 13 246-7 R

Birchington, Captain Digby PH – 24 48 P, 51

Birchington, Church – 3 143-4 P

Birchington, Diamond Jubilee Celebrations – 12 559

Birchington, Fire Brigade – 18 203

Birchington, Home Guard – 28 38 P

Birchington, Hudson’s Mill – 4 760 L

Birchington, Inns – 4 258-9

Birchington, Memories 1920-45 – 26 29-36 P

Birchington, Quex Park – 25 166-7 P

Birchington, Quex Park (Quexpo) – 27 316

Birchington, Ritz Cinema – 30 6:35

Birchington, Rossetti, Epitaph – 32 3:31

Birchington, Station, WWII – 23 405-9 P 

Birchington, Thurgood’s Drapers – 4 120 L

Birchington, Windmills – 2 345

Birchington, WWII – 25 373 R, 31 2:48-51 P

Birchwood, Bull PH – 7 532 P

Bird, Brigadier – 3 341-5

Birds Nesting – 16 293, 21 52-3, 25 337

Bird Scarers – 25 95 P

Birling – 3 570-1 R

Bishops of Rochester – 20 343-5

Bishopsbourne – 10 171-7 P, 24 391

Bishopsbourne, Bourne Estate – 9 33-39 P

Bishopsbourne, Letters from – 32 2:12 R, 32 3:17

Bishopsbourne, St Mary’s Church – 10 171

Bishopstone Coastguard Lookout – 21 544-51 P, 608-16p

Black Death – 3 52-4, 9 565, 11 145, 429, 577, 12 96, 339, 13 160, 26 591-96

Black Dogs – 19 79-83, 22 753-7

Black, James Stuart – 26 247

Black Prince – 6 536-9 P, 696 L, 14 562 P, 15 399, 20 538

‘Black Robin’ – 15 726

‘Black’s Guide to Kent’ – 13 669-70 P

Black Star Minstrels – 23 321

Black, Thomas – 17 731-2 P

‘Blackadder’ – 23 82-83 P

Blackfen Cinemas – 21 189-190 P

Blackham – 30 4:17

Blackheath – 5 138-43 P, 15 180 R

Blackheath, Archery – 10 485, 25 233

Blackheath, Babiole – 15 149-51 P

Blackheath, Burglary 1878 – 23 43-7 P

Blackheath, Bus services (early) – 22 70-71, 485-7 P

Blackheath, Cave – 20 727

Blackheath, Green Man PH – 1 250 P, 10 680-5 P, 19 236 P, 25 233

Blackheath, Livery Stables – 22 69-71

Blackheath, Lock-Ups – 19 97-101

Blackheath, Model Yacht Club – 14 692-3 P

Blackheath, Paragon – 18 168 P

Blackheath, Policing – 22 108-111 P

Blackheath, Proprietary School – 10 98

Blackheath, Railway Accident 1857 – 18 93-98 P

Blackheath, Railway Accident 1864 – 18 484-488

Blackheath, Subsidence – 1 163

Blackheath, Wricklemarsh House 21 74 P

Blackman, Reginald Alex – 15 713-5

Blackmanstone – 3 708

Blacksmith – 23 508 P, 510 P

Blacksmiths – 13 293, 431-4 P, 489

Blackwall North Wharf – 17 258 P

Blackwall Point Dry Dock – 20 527-32 P

Blackwall Tunnel – 20 531, 23 415 P

Blackwose Priory – 1 753

Blain, Gordon – 22 303-10 P

Blair Atholl Aeroplane Syndicate – 10 449

Blair, William – 1 123

Blake, Tony – 32 4:14

Blakely, Alexander Theophilus, Gun Mfr – 19 386-9

Blakeley Works, Greenwich – 19 386-9 P, 20 39

Blanchard, Jean-Pierre – 32 1:5 P

 ‘Blanche’, HMS – 15 433-9 P

Bland Family – 11 694, 695

Bland, Hubert – 28 182-184

Bland, John – 29 1:18-22

Bland, John, Martyr – 5 551-6, 15 136

Blantyre House – 20 750

Bleak House, Broadstairs – 30 3:7 P

Blean – 22 381

Blean, Beagles – 12 353-8 P

Blean, Black Dog Sightings – 19 79, 82 P

Blean, District Register Office – 20 184 L

Blean, Folly – 22 133

Blean, Forest – 16 755 R, 24 65

Blean, Union/Workhouse – 12 739, 743 P, 14 423-7 P, 477-82 P, 15 43, 16 711, 17 731, 19 138 P, 140 P

Blean, Woods – 25 454 P, 459, 26 25

Blee, Michael and Susan – 26 581-86

Blendon Hall – 1 101-2 P

Blenkiron, William – 11 29-33

Bleriot, Louis – 2 633, 3 186 P, 14 301, 30 4:10-11 P, 31 6:17

Bleriot, Louis, Landing at Dover – 26 497-99

Bleriot, Louis, Memorial Cross – 19 704 P, 708

Bleriot Monoplane – 14 306, 15 36-7 P

Blew, Rev WJ – 25 658-9

Bligh Bros, Canterbury – 30 5:14-21 P/6:20-27 P

Bligh, Captain – 17 263, 501-3 L, 568 L

Bligh, General Edward – 29 2:15-16 P

Bligh, Ivo – 31 2:40

Bligh, John Brewer – 7 529-31

Bligh, John, 4th Earl of Darnley – 31 2:39

Bligh, John of Rathmore – 31 2:38-39 P

Block Ships – 18 660

Blogg, Frederick George – 18 571-572

Blomfield, Church Architect – 22 588

Blomfield, Rev George – 15 278-9

Blomfield, Sir Reginald – 27 111-115 P 

Blondin – 17 70-1 P

Bloodhounds – 19 100

Bloor (Blower) Family – 24 129-34 P, 25 70-71

Bloor, Christopher, Jane and Olympia – 24 243-8 P

Bloor, William – 24 132-3 P

Bloors Place, Rainham – 25 68-75 P

Blore, Richard de – 28 89-93

Blount, Richard – 6 52-3

Blower, John – 24 130-2

‘Blue Bird’ – 25 362-4 P

Blue Bell Hill, Phantom Hound – 31 6:43-44

‘Bluebell’, Galley – 18 23, 26

Bluetown – 9 325-30 P, 418-425 P

Blue Town Heritage Centre, Sheerness32 4:9

Bluewater Bus Station – 25 85

Blundell Family – 30 3:38-41/4:16

Blundell, Joseph – 30 3:38-41/4:16

Blundell (Blundle), Richard – 23 589-97 P

Blunden Family – 11 218-23 P

Blunderbuss – 24 147 P

Blunt, Herbert Edward ('Herby’) – 24 161-5 P

Blunt, Reginald Herbert – 24 193-99 P, 256-62 P

Blythe, Colin – 31 3:24

Blyton, Enid – 19 639

Boat-Building by Machine – 19 277-80 P

Boatmen at Deal – 18 23-28 P

Board, John William – 30 2:13

Bobbing Church – 11 431

Bobby, Frederick J – 22 713, 720

Bodunni tribe – 23 115

Bodysnatchers – 15 287-90 P, 752

Boer War – 10 33, 12 398, 403, 19 687, 693

Boer War, Medway Towns – 5 479-84 P

Boer Memorial, Brompton Barracks – 31 4:24-29 P

Boer War Memorial, Canterbury – 26 462 P

Bogshole Bridge – 12 235

Bolaine, Betty – 5 619-22 P

Boleyn, Anne – 32 6:27-29

Boleyn, Anne, Combe Farm, Greenwich – 26 425

Boleyn (Bullen), Thomas – 16 290 P

Bolotoff, Prince Serge De – 8 319-21

Bolt In Tun Coach Office – 18 232 P

Bolton, John – 20 561-5

‘Bomb Alley’ – 15 490-4 P

Bomb Disposal – 25 691-2

Bombs – 14 105, 15 552

Bombs, WWI – 7 544-6 P, 14 508, 20 583, 24 519-23 P, 25 708 P

Bombs, WWII – 12 122-31, 643-6, 16 460, 464-8 P, 25 19, 141

Bonaparte, Napoleon, Chair of – 30 5:8 P

Bonar, Anne – 29 3:42-45

Bonar, Thomas – 29 3:42-45

Bond Head, Sir Francis – 26 143, 144 P

Bond, James, novels featuring – 23 549-53 P

Bond, James, Vicar of Ashford – 31 2:11

Bones, William – 23 743

Bonfire Boys – 17 644-9 P

Bonner, J – 31 2:18-19

Bonnington, Church Sundial – 1 664 P

Bonnington, Farmhouse – 3 306 P

Bonnington, Ford Maddox Ford At – 5 166-8

Bonnington, Goldenhurst – 20 31, 33, 35 P

Bonnington, Oak – 19 6l9

Bonnington, St Rumwold’s Church – 29 1:14 P

Boorman Family – 6 632 L

Boorman, HP – 10 39

Boorman, Jack – 18 43-50 P, 21 562 P

Boosey, Charles and John – 22 254-5

Boot Repairing – 24 443-7 P

Booth, General William – 16 661, 20 58 P

Booth Notebooks (Poverty in London SE) – 22 247 R

Booth, Sub Lt RS – 28 237-238

Borden – 5 492-500, 7 456-62 P

Borden, Barrows House – 7 456 P, 462

Borden, Church – 7 456 P

Borden, Emigrants – 7 515-8

Borden, Eyhorne Hatch Farmhouse – 7 460 P

Borden, Plough & Harrow PH – 7 459 P, 462

Borden, School – 7 457-9, 461

Borden, Sutton Baron – 3 665-9 P

Borden, Swing Riots – 22 181

Borden, Westlands Farm – 3 250

Borden, Workhouse – 4 29-35 P

Borgest, Alfred – 15 396-7

Borough Green – 14 744 P, 747 P

Borough Green, Baptist Chapel – 17 484 P, 24 547 P

Borough Green, Farm – 7 491-2 P

Borough Green, Fire Brigade – 2 239-44 P

Borough Green, Red Lion Inn – 5 268 P

Borough Green, Rex Cinema – 30 6:35

Borough (Southwark), George Inn – 8 753-6 P

Borrow, George – 12 337-8

Borsholder – 1 313, 19 106

Borstal – 1 113-4, 4 523-5 P, 16 2-8 P, 222-6 P

Borstal, Canopus (Public House) – 18 375 P

Borstal, Church – 4 524-5 R, 17 382

Borstal, Labour Party – 18 373-376 P

Borstal, School – 16 223 P

Borstal Hill, Sundial, Whitstable – 31 5:40-41

Borstal Institution – 16 225 P

‘Borussia’ (Artemis) – 25 137-40

‘Boscawen’ – 2 578

Boscawen, Arthur Griffith – 17 427

Bossenden Wood, Battle – 3 754-60 P, 20 225

Bossenden Wood, Riots – 7 588

Bossingham – 21 310 R

Bosville Family – 1 441-2, 7 293-4

Boswell, Albert, Levi & Urania – 25 124 P, 127

Boswell, Levi & Urania – 30 2:13

Botanical Expedition 1629 – 5 161-3

Botany Bay, Battle of – 13 176

Bottles and Collecting – 1 593-7 P, 12 687-8 P

Boughton – 16 384 P, 510 P, 25 339, 456 P, 458 P

Boughton, Hill – 20 644 P, 646 P, 24 59-66 P

Boughton Aluph, Boughton’s Charity – 17 528

Boughton Aluph, Perry Court Farm Oast House – 29 3:19 P

Boughton Malherbe – 24 716

‘Boughton Messiah’ (William Courtenay) – 22 243-5

Boughton Monchelsea – 1 450

Boughton Monchelsea, Church Monuments – 21 344

Boughton Monchelsea, Rider Mausoleum – 23 302-3 P 

Boughton Monchelsea, School – 3 384-5 R

Boughton Monchelsea, Wierton Place – 6 210-11

Boughton Pottery – 2 728-34 P, 3 702 R

Boughton Street – 24 58 P

Boughton Street, Bierhouse – 20 371, 373 P

Boughton-Under-Blean – 1 754, 22 323-5 P

Boughton-Under-Blean, Millers – 23 309 L 

Boughton-Under-Blean, School – 7 677, 680

Boulonge, Attack of – 29 4:28-30

Boult, Sir Adrian – 21 100-108 P

Boulton, Matthew – 27 206-207

Boundaries, Administrative – 15 490 P

Boundaries, Beltinge – 25 549

Boundaries, County and Parish – 12 625-6 P, 696 L, P, 13 296 P, 560-7 P, 14 8-9, 17 141, 20 642

Boundaries, Greater London – 24 469

Boundaries, Kent – 21 351

Bounds, Rev Stanley – 16 483, 486

Bourdon, John De – 19 81

Bourne Estate, Bishopsbourne – 9 33-39 P

Bourne Family, Bekesbourne – 2 37, 41

Bourne, William – 15 667

Bousfield, George – 19 278

Bousier, Robert le – 22 37-40

Bow Street Horse-Patrols – 15 65, 609, 751, 18 518-519, 19 715, 21 197-198 P, 22 103, 107

Bow Street Runners – 12 27

Bowden, Captain Charles – 22 659-63

Bowkett, Albert Harold – 22 555-9 P

Bowles, Phil and Mervyn – 17 386-7

Bowles, Thomas, George And Allen – 18 607

Bowles, Toby – 26 362-65

Bowling Green, Sheerness – 25 718 P

Bowling, Jim – 22 48 P, 52

Bowls at Faversham – 15 187-93 P, 18 44, 48, 50 P

Bowls in Thanet – 7 No 2 IBC L

Bowra, Maurice – 2 156, 158-9 P

Bowsening Pools – 22 90 P, 92

Boxall, Commander Kenneth – 19 No 1 IBC L

'Boxgrove' – 24 568 P

Boxley – 20 692-2 R

Boxley, Abbey – 1 754, 4 79-81 P, 11 663, 666

Boxley, Church – 1 312

Boxley, Overloppe Mill – 16 85

Boxley, Parkhouse – 17 137

Boxley, William Alexander – 32 4:50

Boxley, Wyatt Monument – 21 338-9 P

Boy Scouts – 12 396, 14 106 P, 309 R, 323, 16 39, 251, 21 436 P

Boy Scouts, Leysdown Tragedy 1912 – 14 533-8 P

Boy Scouts, Manston – 30 1:12 P

Boy Scouts, Northfleet First Group – 30 2:8 P

Boy Soldiers – 10 777-82 P

Boyd, John – 28 20-24

Boykett, Francis – 4 495

Boys’ Brigade – 11 304 P

Boys, Major Henry – 22 525

Boys’ Pastimes 1920s – 14 691

Boys, Samuel – 15 365

Boys, Sir John – 29 2:44

Boys, William, Surgeon – 1 232

Boys, William – 21 29-33 P

Brabazon, Elizabeth – 21 93-99

Brabazon, Elizabeth Jane – 20 477

Brabourne, Barracks – 17 237, 19 465

Brabourne, chapels – 6 96, 100-1 P, 19 342-6 P

Brabourne, church – 24 557

Brabourne, Conley Farm – 19 415-6 P

Brabourne, hospital – 17 237

Brabourne, hospital fields – 19 343

Brabourne, milk production – 20 130-7 P

Brabourne, musical families – 18 745-750

Brabourne, St Mary’s Church – 20 520-1 P

Brabourne, Warren Farm – 20 132-7, 304 P

Brabourne Lees – 19 344 P, 419-22

Brabourne, Lord – 11 634-43 P, 19 465-8 P

Bracegirdle, William George – 22 533-6

Brachet, James – 22 747

Bradbourne, windmill – 3 15-18

Braddon – 4 482-3, 485

Brading church – 13 76 P

Bradshaw timetable – 21 19

Bradsole Abbey – 1 755

Bradstow chapel – 15 46-50 P, 21 269 P

Braems Family – 18 539-544, 20 No 5 IBC L

Brake Estates Lt – 19 193

Brake Lightvessel – 14 326-32 P, No 8 IBC L, P

Bramston, the Rev William – 16 269-75 P, 493-501

Branden near Sissinghurst, supernatural cat – 22 756

‘Brandenburg’ – 17 5 P

Brandenburgh, Hauptman Ernst – 29 3:34-40

Brando, Marlon, in Kent – 32 6:12

Brands Hatch – 27 143, 176-179 P 

Brass Bands, Callender cable works – 13 739, 19 209-15 P

Brass Bands, Woodchurch – 19 143-50 P

Brassey family – 4 60-62, 86-89

Brassey, Peter – 28 270-274

Brasted – 8 175-7, 407-9, 11 No 2 IBC R, 13 97-9 P, 421-3 P, 526-9 P, 693-5

Brasted, Alderson, GH & Son – 6 324-7 P

Brasted, Brasted Place – 6 325, 10 11, 11 751-4 P, 12 37-43 P, 153-5 P, No 7 IBC L

Brasted, butchers – 10 796-800 P

Brasted Chart – 14 43

Brasted Chart, Foxwold – 8 674-5 P

Brasted church – 6 406, 11 538-42 P, 12 41, 17 354 P

Brasted, Church End – 6 324-5 P

Brasted, Courts, Baron & Leet – 8 522-5 P

Brasted, Crawshay grave – 8 464-7 P

Brasted, First World War 14 501-2

Brasted, garden finds – 9 731-4 P

Brasted, parish charities – 5 468-72 P

Brasted, railway – 6 118

Brasted, school – 11 No 2 IBC R, 375, 456, 14 500, 17 311 R

Brasted, Shorey, AG, butchers – 6 597-603 P

Brasted, social life 1908 – 7 333-6 P

Brasted, station – 5 359

Brasted, swimming pool – 6 471-4 P

Brasted, Turnell’s, chemists – 6 117-9

Brasted, White Hart inn – 10 10-13 P

Brasted, Women’s Institute – 7 171-4 P, 10 643-6, 11 25, 245-8, 306-8, 372-5 P, 454-8 P

Breach of promise – 15 263-8

Brearey, Frederick William – 8 235-41 P

Bredgar – 18 693 R

Bredgar, College – 1 755

Bredgar, House – 27 294 P

Bredgar, Parsonage Farm – 30 6:8 P 

Bredhurst – 24 54 R

Bredhurst, church – 24 54 R

Bredhurst, May Day celebration – 27 69-76 P

Bredhurst, National School – 27 70

Breeze block making – 24 627-31 P

Breeze, Charlotte (Louisa) – 23 396-404 P

Bremen, Alstadt school exchange – 19 353-7

Brenan, the Rev Canon Eustace – 29 6:20-22

Brenchley – 10 19-26 P, No 1 Index R, 18 No 6 IBC R, 19 178 R, 22 566 R

Brenchley, All Saints’ Church – 10 23

Brenchley, Coldharbour Farm – 2 114-20 P, 557 P, 3 458-61 P, 727-35 P

Brenchley, hopfields – 1 541

Brenchley, Knowle Castle – 30 2:27

Brenchley, lock-up – 20 371

Brennan, Louis – 2 717

Brennan torpedo – 1 573 R, 14 384 P, 490-2 P, 18 440 R, 758 R, 23 613, 615 P

Brenzett – 27 199-202

Brenzett, airfield – 31 4:46 P

Brenzett church – 32 2:46-47 P

Brenzett, RAF airfield – 1 359, 363, 364

Brenzett, William Cobbett – 32 2:46

Brenzett, windmill – 16 312

Brett family – 22 543, 545

Brett, John – 21 393

Brett, Robert & Sons – 17 566 R

Breweries – 3 676-81 P, 7 529-34 P, 13 65, 14 92-6, 163-7, 187-9

Breweries, Culverstone Green – 18 483

Breweries, Deal & Walmer – 24 613-20 P, 635-41 P

Breweries, Dover – 9 209-14 P

Breweries, Fremlins – 18 193

Breweries, Hadlow – 23 735-8

Breweries, Hythe – 13 45

Breweries, Maidstone – 1 593, 669-72 P

Breweries, Medway – 23 705-10 P

Breweries, Ramsgate – 2 51-3, 4 36-43 P, 5 663-7 P

Breweries, Shepherd Neame – 13 643-6 P, 20 247 R

Breweries, Tunbridge Wells – 4 122-8 P

Breweries, Wateringbury – 2 457-8 P, 5 265-8 P

Breweries, Westerham – 13 182 R

Brewers’ company – 12 373-4

Brice, Mr – 17 215

Brice's fruit farm – 24 337-8 P

Brickfields and brickworks – 11 407-9 P, 15 161, 26 682-84, 27 29-36 P, 58-64 P

Brickfields and brickworks, Dunton Green – 12 169

Brickfields and brickworks, Elmley – 11 363, 365 P

Brickfields and brickworks, Faversham – 25 523

Brickfields and brickworks, Funton – 18 337-338

Brickfields and brickworks, High Brooms – 15 442-53 P

Brickfields and brickworks, Lower Halstow – 18 186-191 P, 281-286 P, 333-339 P

Brickfields and brickworks, Pluckley – 9 369-74 P, 397-402 P

Brickfields and brickworks, Plumstead – 25 347

Brickfields and brickworks, Sevenoaks – 12 169

Brickfields and brickworks, sites c1800 – 24 406 P 

Brickfields and Brickworks, Swalecliffe – 19 132

Brickfields and Brickworks, Woodnesborough – 12 469-75 P

Brickmakers’ Association – 11 109

Brick-making – 1 652-6 P, 11 327, 12 169, No 5 IBC, 19 247-8, 25 79-80 P, 273, 647-52 P, 26 682-84, 27 31-33

Brick-making, Deal – 24 257

Brick-making, Deptford – 22 343-4

Brick-making, Faversham – 21 564-6, 623-30 P

Brick-making, Gillingham – 31 1:14-18 P

Brick-making, Kent & Essex Brickmasters Association – 27 59

Brick-making, Pug Mill – 27 34 P

Brick-making, Union of Thames & Medway Brickmasters – 27 60

Brick-making, wages – 21 628

Brides in the bath murders – 27 209-210

Bridge, Bifrons – 26 651-58 P

Bridge, Bridge Hill House – 15 592 P

Bridge Colliers – 19 729-30, 734 P

Bridge, Higham House – 15 592-3 P

Bridge of Boats across Thames – 14 115

Bridge Place – 18 539-544 P

Bridge, Poor Law Union & Workhouse – 26 143-52 P

Bridge, Racecourse – 20 489-90

Bridge, racing cars – 15 591-6

Bridge, Red Lion public house – 19 649

Bridge, Union – 19 138 P

Bridge, William – 32 6:49

Bridgen, Frogs Island – 4 112 P, 113

Bridger, Charlie – 15 29-35 P

Bridges, the Rev John – 19 296

Bridgland, Edward, farmer – 3 727

Briggs, Doris – 31 6:48-51

Briggs family, bakers – 24 250-5 P

Briggs, Miss Enid – 28 30-35 P

Briggs, Raymond – 31 6:48-51P

Brignell family, smugglers – 10 275

‘Brilliant’, paddlesteamer – 19 524 P, 609

Brimble, Sergeant – 31 6:10 R

Brimstone – 12 371-4

Brine, Colonel Frederick, balloonist – 8 48-52 P

Brisley, George and Gordon – 18 349-354 P, 433-439 P

‘Britannia’ 2 3, 7, 24 55 L

‘Britannic’ – 23 222 P

British Empire Exhibition, Wembley, 1924 – 26 616-19 P

British Fruit Company – 21 678-9

British Oil & Cake Mills – 18 239

British Railways, engines – 20 600-3 P

British Railways, ferries – 11 651-6 P

‘British Sergeant’, tanker – 20 158 P

British Sundial Society – 31 5:40

British Standard Cement Works – 15 388-90 P

‘British Workman’, tanker – 19 643

Brixham fishing boats – 8 119 L

Broad Salts (First World War airfield) – 7 421

Broadcasting – 31 2:42-47 P

Broadoak – 7 463-4 P

Broadsides – 20 34 P

Broadsides, Canterbury Bellman – 6 725-30 P

Broadsides, ‘Uncle Mack’ – 6 725-8 P

Broadstairs – 10 762-70 P, 12 163-70 P, 184 R, 14 No 1 IBC L

Broadstairs, Baptist Chapel – 24 488 P

Broadstairs, baths – 12 163-4 P

Broadstairs, Bleak House – 2 2-7 P, 585, 30 3:7 P

Broadstairs, boat-building – 12 730

Broadstairs, bombs, unexploded – 10 14-18 P

Broadstairs, Bradstow Chapel – 21 269 P

Broadstairs, Bradstow Mill PH – 3 411

Broadstairs, Callis Court – 7 119 L

Broadstairs, Catholic Church – 10 14 P

Broadstairs, cavern – 3 469-72

Broadstairs, census, 1841 – 9 459-66 P

Broadstairs, Chinese Lantern Cafe murder – 12 612-6 P

Broadstairs, Collins, Wilkie – 8 591-3

Broadstairs, convalescent homes – 22 329-30, 398-405 P

Broadstairs, Crampton Water Tower – 12 170 P

Broadstairs, Culmer family – 13 106-12 P

Broadstairs, Dane Court Farm – 5 685

Broadstairs, Diamond Jubilee celebrations – 12 558

Broadstairs, Dickens – Int 9-11, 4 746-51 P

Broadstairs, Dr Arthur Albert Tester – 28 209-213P

Broadstairs, Dumpton Gap – 30 3:32-37 P

Broadstairs, Eagle House – 9 364-8 P

Broadstairs, East Kent garage – 2 196 P

Broadstairs, election 1906 – 8 110

Broadstairs, excursion 1866 – 3 737-8

Broadstairs, fire service – 10 15, 17

Broadstairs, fishing – 21 265

Broadstairs, fortifications – 3 589-92 P

Broadstairs, Harbour – 2 4 P, 13 107, 21 266 P

Broadstairs, Hermitage – 4 63-7 P

Broadstairs, Heydays & Nowadays – 29 1:BC R

Broadstairs, High Street – 28 212 P

Broadstairs, Highland chief figurehead – 28 142-145 P

Broadstairs, Holy Trinity Church – 7 39-43 P, 12 167-8 P, 15 46-50 P

Broadstairs, ‘Hugin’ (Viking ship replica) – 20 423-8 P, 26 234-41 P

Broadstairs, inns – 4 257-8 P

Broadstairs, John Buchan & 'The Thirty Nine Steps' – 30 1:24-29 P 

Broadstairs, Jubilee clock tower – 29 1:10 P 

Broadstairs, lifeboat station – 2 583-5 P, 7 560, 562-3 P

Broadstairs, local government – 21 269

Broadstairs, Louisa Bridge – 12 166

Broadstairs, Memorial Theatre – 32 4:30-31

Broadstairs, Morelli’s Cappuccino – 31 3:6

Broadstairs, murder 1807 – 15 346-51 P

Broadstairs, Naldera – 28 209-213 P

Broadstairs, Napoleonic Wars – 3 587-92 P

Broadstairs, Neptune’s Hall public house – 15 346-9 P

Broadstairs, ‘Northern Belle’ shipwreck – 6 110 – 7 P

Broadstairs, photographic history of – 28 204-205 R P

Broadstairs, Pier – 2 4-5 P, 7 559-63 P

Broadstairs, Pierremont Hall – 15 173-80 P, 215-9 P

Broadstairs, Port Regis – 22 622 P

Broadstairs, Preachers Knoll – 7 40 P

Broadstairs, Prince of Wales’ Visit – 11 11, 13

Broadstairs, public library – 23 235-6

Broadstairs, Rose Inn – 6 111, 113, 115-6

Broadstairs, Royal Albion Hotel – 30 1:27-28 P 

Broadstairs, royal visits – 15 215-7

Broadstairs, Sands – 24 268 P

Broadstairs, Schools – 9 463-4, 15 49

Broadstairs, shipbuilding – 6 343-7 P, 19 179 R, 21 265

Broadstairs, smuggling – 1 20-1 P, 9 710-14

Broadstairs, Southern Railways poster32 4:PFC

Broadstairs, spies in – 10 601-4 P

Broadstairs, St Cuby – 7 405-6 P

Broadstairs, St Mary’s Chapel – 1 365-9 P, 13 107-8 P

Broadstairs, St Peter’s Church – 9 66 P, 11 586-91 P

Broadstairs, The Ranch – 28 30-35 P

Broadstairs, tramways – 22 247 R

Broadstairs, Whitfield Tower – 3 471-2 P, 765-6 P

Broadstairs, Broadstairs, Windmills – 2 347, 3 411-4 P

Broadstairs, York Gate – 9 454 P, 10 14 P, 18, 492-5 P 

Broadway Cinema, Bexleyheath – 30 4:15

Broc, Ranulf De – 12 262-3

Brocklebank, Capt – 17 715-6

Brockley Police Station – 21 202 P

Brockman family – 26 703-07

Brockman Family, Newington – 7 396-7

Brodrick Report on coroners – 19 470

Bromley – 1 575 R, 4 374 R, 9 438-9 R, 12 54 R, 439 R, 626, 15 116 R, 23 660 P

Bromley, air raid, April 1941 – 25 141-2

Bromley, Almshouse – 20 343

Bromley, ballrooms – 22 149

Bromley, Baptist Church – 17 488 P

Bromley, Bishops’ Palace – 16 621-5 P, 20 172-7 P, 346 P, 22 635, 640 P

Bromley, brickmaking – 16 335

Bromley, British Legion – 23 355-7 P

Bromley, British Legion Entertainments for orphans – 20 43-5 P

Bromley, Broadway – 19 347-52 P

Bromley, Canadian war graffiti – 16 37-44 P

Bromley, Central Hall – 22 250-2 P, 345-50 P

Bromley, charity committees – 23 352-4 P

Bromley, cinemas – 21 486-92 P, 22 143-51 P

Bromley, coaching inns – 18 232

Bromley, coal posts – 16 71-5 P

Bromley, Common – 18 236 P, 4 156-61 P

Bromley, Congregational Church – 19 252-5, 25 145, 239-43 P

Bromley, County Grammar School for Girls – 21 34-41 P 

Bromley, court dressmaker (Miss Cakebread) – 21 211-215

Bromley, denehole – 7 No 11 IBC L

Bromley, ‘Environment Bromley’ – 7 656

Bromley, Filby, Elmer – 25 359-60

Bromley, fires – 16 333-40 P, 20 65-71 P

Bromley, Football Club – 17 43, 45-6, 23 357-8

Bromley, ghosts – 20 245

Bromley, ‘Governor’ Dewey – 23 354-5 P

Bromley, Great Freeze 1962-3 – 17 42-7 P

Bromley Green, poultry farming – 7 11-15 P

Bromley, heritage walk – 1 505-6

Bromley, High Elms ice well – 1 505-6 P

Bromley Hill Place – 19 111-4 P

Bromley, hospitals – 8 135-9

Bromley, housekeeping expenses, 1930s – 16 143-50 P

Bromley, hurricane of 1987 – 28  222-225 P

Bromley, inns – 4 301-3 P, 306

Bromley, Iszard’s ironmongery – 20 65-6

Bromley, Ivy Bridge rail disaster 1882 – 15 226-32 P

Bromley, laundries – 17 740-4 P

Bromley, lock-ups – 19 106

Bromley, Market Square – 2 647-50 P, 707-9 P

Bromley, memorial inscriptions – 31 2:6-7

Bromley, memories of – 26 616-22 P

Bromley, Methodist Church – 25 241-4 P

Bromley, Morleys pianos – 25 353-4 P

Bromley, music scene – 22 251-5, 345-50 P

Bromley, New Church (Swedenborgian) – 22 630-9 P

Bromley, New Theatre – 20 69, 22 149

Bromley, orchestras – 22 147-9 P

Bromley, policing of – 15 752-3, 758, 18 67-73 P, 20 640 P

Bromley, Presbyterian Church – 16 334-7 P

Bromley, public libraries – 22 741-43 P

Bromley, pubs and inns – 20 174, 240-6 P

Bromley, races – 18 71

Bromley, railways – 8 85-91 P, 15 183 R, 226-32 P

Bromley, Ripley and its musical activities – 21 101-108 P

Bromley, Salvation Army Citadel – 25 246-8 P

Bromley, Second World War air raids – 126-7 R

Bromley, shopping – 25 353-60 P

Bromley, shops, 1890s – 19 347-52 P

Bromley, shops, 1920-40 – 23 215-21 P

Bromley, Singer sewing machines shop – 22 637

Bromley, soldiers’ clubs – 16 38-9 P, 19 251-5 P, 504 L

Bromley South station – 19 635

Bromley, Sparkes’ (Sanfield) Cottage – 4 303-6 P

Bromley, SS Peter & Paul’s Church – 25 141-5 P, 248 P

Bromley, SS Peter & Paul’s Church, organs – 25 613-7 P

Bromley, St Andrew’s Parish – 4 246 R

Bromley, St Blaize’s Well – 16 621-6 P, 20 174 P, 341

Bromley, St Mark’s Church – 16 410-11 P, 25 244-7 P, No 6 IBC L

Bromley, St Mary’s Rectory – 22 741

Bromley, station – 15 226-8 P, 230 P, 18 69, 20 173

Bromley, street names – 20 341-9 P, 415-22 P

Bromley, The Glades – 25 239, 242 P

Bromley, The Rookery – 12 464-6 P

Bromley, toll-gate – 18 70

Bromley, town pump – 16 230 P

Bromley, trains through – 20 599-604 P

Bromley, Union (Workhouse) – 19 103, 425, 20 45

Bromley, Victorian times – 7 247 R

Bromley, Viola House School – 22 253

Bromley, volunteers – 12 466

Bromley, Widows’ College – 18 235 P

Bromley, Wilberforce’s Oak – 19 619-21 P

Bromley, windmill – 6 87-91 P, 184 L

Bromley, Young’s motor works – 23 659-62 P

Brompton, Barracks – 3 23-8 P, 276-7 P, 10 586 P, 587, 18 489-492, 610 P

Brompton, Barracks, Boer memorial – 31 4:24-29 P 

Brompton, Barracks, Crimea Gate – 26 460 P, 462

Brompton, Royal Engineers' Museum – 26 478

Bronze Age, boat, Dover – 18 35

Bronze Age, in Thanet – 1 153-4

Brook – 1 397 P

Brook, Baptist Chapel – 24 488-9 P

Brook, Baptist Church – 12 591, 24 545 P

Brook, Court Lodge Farm Oast House – 29 3:20

Brook near Wye – 23 207-14 P, 286-93 P, 339-45 P

Brook near Wye, Baptist Chapel – 23 289-91 P

Brook near Wye, Collins’ nurseries – 23 343

Brook near Wye, Honest Miller public house – 23 339-42 P

Brook near Wye, mills – 23 287

Brook near Wye, school – 23 286-8 P

Brook near Wye, St Mary’s Church – 23 209-12 P

Brook near Wye, village characters – 23 342-5

Brooke, Henry, Lord Cobham – 31 2:37

Brooke, Jocelyn – 32 2:12

Brooke, Ralf – 25 389-92 P

Brooke, William, Lord Cobham – 31 2:37

Brookland – 10 272-8 P, 14 371, 374 P, 27 199-202

Brookland, Battle of – 10 273, 27 262-263

Brookland, Brenzett & District Friendly Society – 19 153

Brookland, church – 8 208 P, 10 272-7 P, 22 588

Brookland, church, font – 2 758-63 P

Brookland, Flying Club – 11 36

Brookland, Pear Tree House – 8 206 P

Brookland, smuggling – 8 205

Brookland, St Augustine’s Church – 21 236-7 P, 27 262-263 P

Brookland, surgeons – 8 205-8 P

Brookland, trade tokens – 6 17 P

Brookland, Woolpack – 11 592 P

Brooks, Oliver – 25 175

Broomfield, Goldfinches Farm – 1 525, 527 P, 3 331-4

Broomfield, History of – 28 258-259 R

Broomfield, St Margaret’s Well – 18 428 P

Broomfield, First World War airfield – 7 421

Broomstick Parades, Maidstone – 18 323

Brough, Arthur (FA Baker) – 20 513-8 P, 577-81 P

Broughton, FW – 15 419

Brow Crescent, Orpington – 32 3:46 P

Brown, Fred – 25 584

Brown, Henry – 31 3:33

Brown, John, dairyman – 8 722-6 P, 9 120 L

Brown, John, orphan – 16 94

Brown, Samuel, inventor – 18 393

Brown, William, sailor – 10 265, 269

Browne, Dr John Collis – 14 177-9 P, 17 84 P, 86

Browne, General Sir James – 31 4:27

Browne, Mary – 29 2:29

‘The Brownie’ – 16 598 P, 603

Brownie uniform 1939 – 20 334 P, 338 P

Browning, William and Mary – 15 613-7

Bruford, Rose – 15 709-11

Brunel, Isambard Kingdom – 19 563, 32 5:30

Brunel, Marc – 22 602-12 P

Brunger, Alice – 22 230 P

Bryan, Frank – 22 153-4 P

Bryant, George – 26 155-6

Brydges, Sir Samuel Egerton – 4 326-9

Bubb, Robert, historian – 13 551-5 P

Buchan, John – 7 405-6, 10 157, 30 1:24-29

Buckenham, CP – 31 3:21

Buckland, church near Luddenham – 17 182 R

Buckland, Dover – 10 698-705 P

Buckland, Dover, brewery – 9 208-14 P

Buckland, Dover, Bridge – 11 418 P, 421, 18 39 P

Buckland, Dover, Chequers beer shop – 10 193

Buckland, Dover, Hospital – 19 187-90

Buckland, Dover, paper mill – 13 683 P, 689 P, 641, 21 733-41 P, 24 609 

Buckland, Dover, School – 11 254 P, 13 637, 19 No 4 FC P

Buckland, Dover, St Andrew’s Church – 10 705 P, 18 23

Buckland, Frank – 26 178-179

Buckland, Frank, naturalist – 14 156-62 P, 248 L

Bucknall, Colin, Teacher – 18 181

Budd Brothers, Boatmen – 18 106

‘Buffalo Girl’ – 9 714

Buffs – 4 453-8 P, 14 277

Buffs Regiment, Harbledown First World War memorial – 32 6:22-25 P

Buffs, Regimental Badge – 19 704 P, 707-8

Bugsby’s Hole – 16 242, 17 146 P

Bull, Rev Reginald – 25 289-90

‘Bulli’ – 20 632

Bullock, Capt – 8 456-7

‘Bulwark’, HMS – 21 521, 23 642

Bunce Court – 10 547-53 P, 623-31 P, 652-9 P

Bungalows, Origin – 23 145

Bunker for civil defence – 18 507-510 P

Bunny Hill, Sheppey – 18 399-405 P

Bunyard family, nurserymen – 12 176-81 P, 228-32 P, 275-80 P, 307

Burden, Sir Frederick, MP – 10 141, 142 P

Burford, Jack, Waterman – 14 213

Burge, George – 5 585, 12 49, 22 231-8, 277-81

Burgess Family, Linton – 27 161-165 P 

Burgess, TW, Channel Swimmer – 2 559-64 P

Burgess, William, Artist – 11 416-21 P

Burgh, Hubert De – 4 19, 10 489, 490, 25 499-503, 531-4

Burgoyne, Gen Sir John – 14 379-80

Burham, Ancient Trackways – 7 468 P, 471-2

Burham Cement Co – 3 105

Burham church – 1 312, 468 P, 471, 16 718 P

Burham, Hawkwood Stone – 15 260 P

Burham, Parochial Charity – 17 527

Burham, Roman villa – 21 18

Burial clubs – 19 153

Burial in wool – 21 231

Burke, Walter – 1 311

Burke, William – 16 596 P

Burkites (bodysnatchers) – 15 289

Burley, Elizabeth – 29 5:25

Burlington Hotel, Dover – 30 5:40-45 P

Burmarsh – 9 642, 21 404 P

Burn, Lieutenant John – 17 713-8

Burnett, William, Physician – 13 611-5 P

Burney, Frances – 2 330, 331 P

Burning at the stake – 15 560

Burns Amending Bill – 18 33

Burr, Arthur – 23 125, 127, 131, 28 66

Burr, Arthur And Malcolm – 12 29-33 P

Burra, William Pomfret – 27 111-113

Burroughs, Silas – 32 2:29

Burroughs Wellcome & Co, Dartford – 32 2:29 P

Burroughs Wellcome Materia Medica Farm – 15 589-91 P

Burrows, Henry – 23 315-22 P, 24 285-6 P

Burton, Robert – 29 2:25

Burton, William – 28 281

Busbies – 22 445

Buses – 4 314-9 P, 570-5 P, 629-30 R, 7 162-70 P, 13 154-7 P, 312 L, No 5 IBC L, 333-5, 565, 646-7 P, 14 690 P, 21 81, 22 67, 31 2:11/1:10 R

Buses, Bedford – 23 710 P

Buses, Brabourne – 20 306

Buses, bus stations – 25 82-8 P, 150-6 P

Buses, Chartham – 28 260-263 P

Buses, clippie’s uniform – 25 20 P

Buses, East Kent Road Car Company – 27 3-9 P, PFC No 1, 356-360 P 

Buses, garages – 12 660

Buses, Herne Bay – 7 No 5 IBC R

Buses, Herne Bay Bus Rally – 27 269 P

Buses, Hythe – 25 197-200 P

Buses, Maidstone – 32 3:12 R

Buses, Margate station – 23 711-14 P

Buses, Tilling-Stevens – 22 139-41 P

Buses, Tunbridge Wells – 13 470-5 P, 14 143-8 P, 23 261-3 P

Buses, West Kent – 8 640-6 P

Buses, WWI – 21 289

Buses, WWI Requisition – 17 336 P

Buses, WWII– 2 194-8 P, 12 122-31 P, 16 321, 465

Bush, William – 8 456-8

Bushy Rough, Battle of – 7 70-75 P

Bushy Rough, paper mill – 21 733

Bushy Ruff – 18 35-42 P

Buss, Benjamin – 15 555-60

Buss, James – 23 51, 53

Butcher, Charles – 15 213

Butcher, Councillor Edward – 16 484-5

Butchers – 13 58-64 P, 25 726-7 P

Butler, Frederick Charles – 13 486-91 P

Butler, James – 23 285

Butler, John Robert – 13 288-95 P

Butterfield, William – 22 523, 28 186-190 P

Butterflies and Moths – 26 645-50 P, 711-18 P

Butterfly collecting – 25 593-7 P

Butterfly Farm, Bexley – 26 645-50P, 711-18 P 

Butterick, May – 18 461-2

Buttermarket Theatre, Canterbury – 32 5:18-20 P, 32 6:14 P

Buttifant, Archibald George – 24 67-70

Byford, Thomas – 26 3-4

Byng, James Master Owen – 19 691