I should like to thank all of those who have told me their stories, given advice or invited me into their homes during the course of compiling this compendium.
William Alexander (Shoreham)
Rev. David Attwood (Brasted)
Mark Bateson (Dartford)
Rick Bayne (AONB)
David Boston (Westerham)
Trevor Carmen (Darent River)
Althea Chapman (Sundridge)
Susanna Clerici (Kent Wildlife Trust)
Sarah Codling (Sundridge)
Pam Day (Brasted)
Alan de Turbeville (Chevening)
Paul Glanfield (Kent Wildlife Trust)
Tracey Godden (Dunton Green)
Rev. Lucinda Green (Sundridge)
Jane Grey (Farningham)
Angela Haley (Otford)
Brenda Hanbrook (Otford)
Tom Hart Dyke (Lullingstone)
Rev. Martin Henwood (Dartford)
Desmond Hillary (Combe Bank)
Angela Howels (Westerham)
Derek Johnson (Chevening)
Linda Larter (Sevenoaks)
Terry Lawson (Kent Wildlife Trust)
Sarah Lewis (Sutton-at-Hone)
Dominic Martyn (The Environment Agency)
Philip McGarvey (Farningham)
Fraser McGregor (Cartographer)
Stuart Merrylees (Westerham)
Geoff Nutkins (Artist and curator of the Shoreham Aircraft Museum)
Kerstin Olszowska (Brasted)
Sharon Palmer (Shoreham)
Roger Rogowski (Brasted)
Heather Rohard (Horton Kirby)
Michael Ryan (Chipstead)
Gillian Shilling (Otford)
Ian Slipper (The Riverside Players)
Louise Smith (N.W. Kent Countryside Alliance)
Andy Thomas (The Wild Trout Trust)
Pat Thomas (Brasted)
Ed Thompson (Archivist, Otford)
Tony Tomlin (Hartley Morris Men)
Andy Vidler (Wildlife Photographer)
Cliff Ward (Otford Historical Soc.)
Martyn Wallace (Artist)
Henry Warde (Westerham)
Winifred Warren (Darenth)
Michaella West (Brasted)
Robert Wicks (Westerham)
Rev. Nicholas Williams (Darenth)
Naomi Wolfe (Eynsford)
Bernard Worssam (Otford)
Rev. Richard Worssam (Otford)
And particular thanks to my good friend Phil, my son Christian and daughter Pru without whose dedication and advice this book would not have transferred to print.
Thomas Alexander 153; 155 l.
Philip Clucas Image research and digital enhancement throughout the book.
Plus photographs 1; 2; 3; 4-5; 6 t, b; 8; 10-11; 12 r; 13 t, r; 20 all; 27 b; 29t; 37 b; 42-43; 46 bl, br; 47; 58 mr; 59;70 bl; 96 bc; 119; 120 all; 121; 124 tr; 125 bl; 130-131 t, b; 132 t; 133 bl;135 b; 136 br; 137; 149 tl, ml; 151 b; 152 ml, mr, bc; 154ml; 157 t; 161 bl; 162 b, tr, mr; 163 t; 164 ml, bc; 165; 168 m; 170 all; 171 br; 191; 192 mc, br; 193; 196 b; 202 all; 203; 206 l; 207 tr; 208 all; 209; 211 all; 213 b; 214 b; 215 tr; 216 tl, tr bl, bc; 218 tr; 220 m; 221 br; 226; 252-253; 262 br; 264 t; 271 r; 273 tl; 274 ml, bl; 276 all; 277 tr; 278 t, br; 280 all; 282 r; 283 all; 284 tr; 288.
Dartford Museum 39 r.
Dartford Borough Council 223 ‘The Dartford Millenium Mural’ One Bell Corner.
Fiona MacDonald 116-117.
Geoff Nutkins www.aviartnutkins.com 140 ‘Salute to The Few’; 161 t ‘Height of the Battle’.
The Riverside Players 171 bl.
Rod Shelton All other photographs and the diagrams used throughout this book are by the author.
Rob Sherrat 126 t.
John Sibbick 14 t.
Alan Stoyel 107 t; 139 br; 167 bl, mr.
Derek Stoyel 207 tl; 261 mr.
Ed Thompson For use of photographs from his local history archive.
Andy Vidler 21 all; 22 all; 23 all; 24 all; 25 all; 82 mr: 95 ml, mr; 238 ml, mr; 240 ml; 246 all; and 247 all.
Martyn Wallace 267 t. ‘The Westerham Flyer’.
West Kent Archaeological Society 268; 270.
Glen Wooley 244 tl.
Whilst every effort has been made to trace copyright holders, the sources of some pictures are obscure. The author will gladly make good in future editions any mistakes or omissions brought to his attention.