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  Faversham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Faversham is a town in Kent, England, in the district of Swale, roughly halfway between Sittingbourne and Canterbury.
Established as a settlement before the Roman conquest, Faversham was held in royal demesne in 811, and is further cited in a charter granted by Kenulf, the King of Mercia.
The town of Faversham is known in Kent as a harbour and market community but is also at the centre of the county's brewing industry — home to Shepherd Neame, a brewery, acquired from the last heir of the Shepherd family by Percy Beale Neame in the 1840s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Faversham   (1850 words)

Faversham it locally situated in the hundred of Faversham in the lathe of Scray, but has a separate jurisdiction, being a member of Dover, one of the Cinque-Ports.
Faversham is a port, and has an excise-office and custom-house.
The council of the borough of Faversham, under the Municipal Reform Act, consists of four aldermen or jurats and twelve councillors.
www.oldtowns.co.uk /Kent/faversham.htm   (480 words)

 Faversham, Kent
Faversham's parish church, St. Mary of Charity (pictured at the right), is the largest, or second largest, in Kent, attesting the town's importance in medieval times.
The church was founded prior to the Conquest, and given by William the Conqueror to the abbey of St. Augustine, at Canterbury.
Faversham has long been distinguished for its manufacture of gunpowder, which is said to have been established here prior to the reign of Elizabeth.
gen.culpepper.com /archives/uk/places/faversham.htm   (390 words)

 Simon of Faversham
Simon of Faversham was born around 1260 in Faversham, a seaport town about ten miles west of Canterbury.
Attributed to a “magister Simonis.” Lohr doubts that it is Simon of Faversham's, and suggests it may be by Simon Dacus.
Faversham: Translations of many of the works of Simon of Faversham.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/simon-faversham   (2591 words)

 FAVERSHAM - Online Information article about FAVERSHAM
Faversham Creek is navigable up to the town for vessels of 200 tons.
Faversham was probably a member of Dover from the earliest association of the Cinque Ports, certainly as early as See also:
All the liberties of the Cinque Ports were granted to the barons of Faversham by Edward I. in 1302, and confirmed by Edward III.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /FAT_FLA/FAVERSHAM.html   (805 words)

 Rotary Club of Faversham - Home
The Rotary Club of Faversham was founded on the 15th October 1947 and is within District 1120 which includes the counties of Kent, East Sussex and part of South East London, England.
The club draws its members from the ancient market town of Faversham located on the North Kent coast in England, to the west of Canterbury and on the main route from London to Canterbury and the Channel ports to the Continent.
Faversham is a picturesque town full of history and ancient buildings, some of which can be seen in our picture gallery of Faversham and the surrounding area.
www.rotary1120.org /faversham   (332 words)

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Faversham her story about how she is Hope Williams, but is missing four years of her life and she has come to Lugano to recover those four years.
Faversham says that she was so happy to have Princess Gina back in her life because she loved her like a daughter.
Faversham tells Hope that it is possible that she is Princess Gina and has been brainwashed to think she is Hope Brady.
www.geocities.com /rdustinc/daysums/August98/week2.html   (4965 words)

 Faversham Town Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Faversham Town Council has existed in its present form since local government reorganisation in 1974, and is the successor to the previous Faversham Borough Council.
Faversham is a member of the Confederation of the Cinque Ports, being a limb of Dover, the town’s head port.
The Mayor of Faversham is chairman of the town council and successor in a line of civic heads going back to Robert Dod, who, in 1255, became the first person to bear the title of Mayor of Faversham.
www.faversham.org /community/towncouncil.asp   (763 words)

 The Four Feathers (1939 b 115')   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Faversham tells Ethne he resigned, but she no longer agrees with his ideas and rejects him.
Faversham goes to Egypt and gets branded on his forehead, grows a beard, and wears a turban, working on the Nile.
Faversham leads John to the Nile; he leaves a feather with John and is captured as an Arab for robbing him.
www.san.beck.org /MM/1939/FourFeathers.html   (424 words)

 GUNPOWDER AT FAVERSHAM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Faversham has long been associated with the production of Gunpowder and it is claimed that this local industry thrived in this area prior to the reign of Elizabeth I. Saltpetre and Sulphur had to be imported and Faversham Creek, a busy area many years ago was ideal for ships to bring in these raw materials.
In addition to these factors, the stream that fed into Faversham creek could also provide the water power that apparently was required to assist in the grinding and mixing of the three ingredients.
It seems that Faversham was also the first place to produce "Guncotton" which is more powerful than Gunpowder and consequently, when production started in 1847, there was an even higher rate of fatalities as a result of accidents and bigger and better explosions.
www.digiserve.com /peter/powder.htm   (470 words)

 Faversham and Mid Kent Liberal Democrats | News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Faversham and Mid Kent branch of the Liberal Democrat party have selected a forty-seven year old, father of three, David Naghi, as the Liberal Democrats prospective parliamentary candidate for the forthcoming general election, widely expected to be held this year, perhaps even as early as May.
He was looking forward to meeting local people and groups; Dave’s priorities are for better treatment for the Elderly, a fairer system of local taxation to help struggling families, and a widening of opportunity for young people by scrapping Labour’s obscene Tuition and Top-fees.
Fellow Lib Dem campaigner Martin Bellis from Faversham added," the party has made a first rate choice, David is a working family man, who knows first hand the aspirations and needs of working families, and appreciates the difficulties encountered by the young, the elderly and the disadvantaged.
www.favershamandmidkentlibdems.co.uk /news.htm   (412 words)

 Faversham on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Faversham has shipyards and light industries including brickmaking, food processing, oyster fishing, and brewing.
Faversham was an early member of the federation of the Cinque Ports.
Hot Spot: Faversham, Kent; Good rail links and old-world charm are all that this historic town needs, says Robert Liebman.(Features)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/F/Faversha.asp   (372 words)

 Faversham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For 400 years Faversham was the centre of Britain’s explosive industry.
Approx, 1 mile north of Faversham, access from Nagden hamlet or near the Sportsman inn on the Seasalter – Graveney road.
A pleasant coastal walk between Faversham and Seasalter where a wide variety of waders and wildfowl, including Brent geese can be seen.
www.prioryhill.co.uk /office/kent/faversham.htm   (579 words)

 Rotary Club of Faversham - Our Town
Faversham is a charming market town and port steeped in history which can be traced back to Roman times.
The town is located in the South East of England nestling between the North Kent salt marshes and the calm sailing waters of the Swale in the North, and the North Downs to the South of the town.
Faversham's rich history has provided the town with hundreds of fine and ancient 'listed' buildings, such as the Guildhall and the picturesque Abbey Street.
www.rotary1120.org /faversham/our_town.html   (284 words)

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Nestled in the tranquil grounds of Faversham Homestead Mundaring are three enchanting stone cottages, which have been fully restored to pristine turn-of -the century condition.
We are always available to show guests the wonders of these enchanting animals with their lustrous fleeces and gentle dispositions.
Faversham Homestead and Guest Cottages are directly opposite the Heritage Walking Trail.
www.favershamcottages.com   (612 words)

Clarimbald, the prior of Bermondsey, and twelve other monks of the same abbey were transferred to Faversham to form the new community; Clarimbald was appointed abbot.
It appears that some bitterness existed for a considerable time between the monks and the people of Faversham, who complained of the abbey's imposts and exactions.
Among these grievances were claims, by way of composition, for allowing the inhabitants to send their swine to pannage, for exposing their goods for sale in the market, and for the liberty of brewing beer.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06019c.htm   (430 words)

 Faversham - UK Shop Search > Faversham
Faversham is one of the most charming and historic towns and ports in Kent.
The Rotary Club of Faversham was founded on the 15th October 1947 and is within District 1120 which includes...
Faversham Baptist Church was founded back in the 1860s, and it is still going strong today - well over a...
www.infospot.com /searchdirectory/shops/Faversham.html   (289 words)

 Faversham Guildhall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Faversham's Guildhall dominates the Market Place and forms Faversham’s focal point in the centre of the town.
What sets the Faversham Guildhall apart from most of its counterparts is that it has a tower at one corner: in this respect it is more akin to Scottish tollbooths.
In 1814 to celebrate one of Wellington’s victories in the Napoleonic Wars local yobs set fire to the Guildhall, and the upper floor and tower had to be rebuilt.
www.yourcounty.co.uk /freetime/archive/discover/fguildhall.html   (536 words)

 Faversham --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Faversham grew first as a port on the River Swale near Watling Street.
It was assessed in 1086 as a royal demesne, and a market was held there.
Faversham was associated with the medieval Cinque Ports (q.v.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9033848   (303 words)

 Faversham, Kent, tourist information and vacation visitors guide from TourUK
Faversham, Junction 6 or 7 on the M2, A2 south from Sittingbourne
Faversham, one of the nicest towns in Kent, just inland on a river estuary, originally prosperous with the wool trade, and agriculture too, being in the Kent fruit area.
A traditional ale house situated in the conservation area of Faversham.
www.touruk.co.uk /kent/ken_fav.htm   (432 words)

 Faversham railway station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Faversham railway station is on the Chatham Main Line in north Kent, and serves the town of Faversham.
Train times and station information for Faversham railway station from National Rail
Street map and aerial photo of Faversham railway station from Multimap.com
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Faversham_railway_station   (141 words)

 Faversham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Most of picturesque Faversham's shop-filled criss-cross centre is about 200 years old and there are guided walks and, each Summer, open-house days.
A thousand years of Faversham's history is unfolded here - including the tale of Thomas Arden, a Mayor of Faversham murdered by his wife's lover.
Not far from Faversham are Brogdale Horticultural Trust, home of Britain's fruit collection, Mount Ephraim Gardens with its topiary and Japanese style rock garden and Doddington Place which has a wonderful woodland garden with azaleas.
tourism.swale.gov.uk /faversham.htm   (198 words)

 The Local Authorities (Armorial Bearings) Order 1988
Subject to article 3 of this Order, the town council of Faversham may bear and use the armorial bearings which were immediately before 1st April 1974 borne and used by Faversham borough council.
Armorial bearings shall not be borne or used pursuant to article 2 of this Order until they have been exemplified according to the laws of arms and recorded in the College of Arms.
This Order authorises Faversham town council to bear and use the armorial bearings of the former Faversham borough council.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1988/Uksi_19881837_en_1.htm   (463 words)

 Faversham - Genealogy, Family History, Surnames and Local History.
Mary Ann Rigdon born in Faversham 1855 to 57.
However there seem to be a lot of references to the name BRIENT in Faversham, which is not all that far from Canterbury.
My grandfather Stephen Perriss was born in Newnham Kent, his sister Maud lived in Faversham most of her life & there was a Thomas Perriss (Stephen's brother I think) who was the church organist at Eastling.
www.curiousfox.com /history/kent_18.html   (2085 words)

 Faversham House Group Ltd. information and related industry information from Hoover's
Faversham House Group publishes about 20 business-to-business publications for the environmental industry.
The Faversham House Group also stages events in other disciplines, including screenprinting, signage, and outdoor advertising.
The Faversham House Group is controlled by the Gould family, which founded the firm in 1960.
www.hoovers.com /faversham-house/--ID__134331--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml   (301 words)

 Faversham Print - Canvas Printing Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At Faversham Print, whether you’re seeking an art print, digital print or photo print on canvas, we have the expertise and technology to deliver high quality large format work.
Discover why photographers and artists have made Faversham Print their preferred choice and why advertising agencies, design agencies and interior designers depend on us to provide a high quality job.
Click here to contact Faversham Print — the canvas print specialists - for a FREE consultation regarding your special requirements.
www.favershamprint.com   (120 words)

 Faversham bed and breakfast, cottage and self catering accommodation, Faversham guest houses, hotels & other holiday ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Faversham bed and breakfast, cottage and self catering accommodation, Faversham guest houses, hotels & other holiday accommodation and places to stay in Faversham.
Faversham holiday accommodation and places to stay including bed and breakfast (B&B) in Faversham, cottages, guest houses, hotels in Faversham, chalets, holiday lets, flats & apartments, camp sites & caravan parks.
Below are links to places to visit in and around Faversham, places to eat or drink at, in and around Faversham, along with useful shops, stores and outlets for while your holidaying or visiting in and around Faversham.
www.gocoastal.co.uk /resort_guides/faversham   (638 words)

 Faversham Workhouse and Poor Law Union
Gilbert Unions were formed by Faversham in about 1790, and also by Selling, and by Teynham and Linstead.
The population falling within the Union at the 1831 census had been 14,845 — with parishes ranging in size from from Buckland (population 15) to Faversham itself (4,429).
Faversham Poor Law Union — holdings include: Guardians' minutes (1835-1930, with gaps); Ledger (1835-1930, with gaps); Births (1891-1915); Deaths (1835-66); Creed register (1869-1905); Admissions and discharges (1835-1929); Indoor relief books (1836-48); Punishment books (1852-1937); Register of children boarded out (1910-29); Register of girls sent to service (1913-26); Paupers' friends (1902-29); etc.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/Faversham/Faversham.shtml   (502 words)

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