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WW1 Passcehdaele: The Story of Captain Lawrence Jones
This is a Powerpoint presentation about Captain Lawrence Jones. Captain Jones is the son of the local vicar who died in ...
CRAY Legend of Hengest Summer Film School Blog
This is an introduction to our CRAY summer film week project blog.
A Spot Called Crayford: Pupil Response Booklet
To accompany our KS2 education pack we have created a pupil response booklet and provide it here as a free ...
Blitz over Bexley: interactive booklet
This interactive booklet tells the story of Bexley during the Blitz. You can see the booklet fullscreen and download the booklet.
The Legend of Hengest Musical Show
CRAY performed the Legend of Hengest musical play at Hall Place, Bexley on 5th December 2018
Blitz Over Bexley: The Centenary of the RAF 2018
In 2017, children from St Paulinus Primary CE School, Crayford discovered how their area was heavily involved in the events ...
Documentary: A Spot Called Crayford: The Legend of Hengest
A 45-minute documentary about the legend of Hengest and how he won the Battle of Crayford
3D Film: What Hengest Saw
A short 3D presentation demonstrating some key sites through North West Kent that Hengest and Horsa might have seen.
A Spot Called Crayford Introduction
Our project, ‘A Spot Called Crayford: The Legend of Hengest’ takes its inspiration from an entry in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle ...
A Spot Called Crayford: The Legend of Hengest
This interactive booklet about the Legend of Hengest was created to spread the word about this remarkable story.
Bartram, The Blitz and Beyond: Learning Resources
A 62-page booklet and activities sheet.
Animated film: Bartram, The Blitz and Beyond
In 2005 Charlton Athletic celebrated their centenary year by building a statue of their most illustrious player Sam Bartram outside ...
Interactive booklet: Crayford's role in aviation history
Crayford resident and teacher, Peter Daniel, wrote an education booklet telling the story of Crayford’s role in aviation history. The booklet contains a ...
Introducing Admiral Shovell and the Longitude
How the death of Crayford’s famous Admiral shaped the Modern World
Introducing the Fabric of our Town project
The Fabric of Our Town web pages were put together by Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre, in partnership with ...
Introducing Private William White
Private William White was the first Crayford soldier in WW1 to be buried at home . His funeral became a focus for local families who were also grieving their loved ones.
Wilfred Salmon interactive booklet
This interactive booklet about Wilfred Salmon was created to spread the word about this remarkable story. You can see the ...
Teaching and Learning Events
Vickers Crayford Learning Resources
Bexley Local Studies have produced a number of information leaflets on subjects relating to the history of Crayford. You can ...
Your epitaph for Chalky
Now try and write your epitaph for your soldier. Remember the epitaphs are usually quite short, four lines are normally ...
Sniper's bullet in Flanders
On 16 January 1915, Private Bill White and the 2 / Buffs embarked for France by camouflaged troopship. Arriving at ...
With the Buffs to Ireland and India
Private White – the nickname ‘Chalky’ was inevitable – began his military service with the Manchester regiment in Ulster before ...
Recruits from tough industrial and agricultural backgrounds have a long pedigree in the British Army. William James White fitted the ...
This November Remembrance services will as ever recall the sacrifice of all British and Empire soldiers in the Great War ...
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