EK/U1507/E296 - date: 1919 FILE - Selson Farm with adjoining Land - ref.
EK/U1507/E299 - date: 1921 also North Manuscripts Eastry FILE - Capital messuage called Selson and land called Long Tighe - ref.
EK-U1453/B2/40 Supplementary letters found subsequently FILE - J. Hi Barry, My father, Dick Wicks, was related to the Miller's from Selson farm.
My mother, Cecily visited them there as did my cousin Robert.
It lies some two miles or so to the north-east of the A2 approximately mid-way between Dover and Canterbury.
The village was the birthplace of Henry of Eastry, Prior of Christ Church, Canterbury 1285-1333, in whose honour the Cathedral tower bears the name Bell Harry.Perfect for a celebration with family, private dining in our Oak Room, or a romantic dinner for two in the 12th century former chapel. Canterbury is a World Heritage site renowned for it's spectacular and historic cathedral, one of the oldest Christian structures in England and home of the worldwide Anglian communion. The restaurant is open for dinner every day, also on Sundays we have Sunday Carvery. EK-U471/T61 - date: 1705-1727 Leases (various parishes) FILE - Selson Farm in Eastry - ref.EK-U471/T103 - date: 1740-1809 FILE - Minacre Farm in Northbourne, Selson Farm in Eastry - ref.
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The origins and history of Snowdown Colliery and the mining village of Aylesham and its people are well recorded on other websites and is therefore not covered in any great detail by this site at present.