By Bryan Clark

ISBN-10: 1848689985

ISBN-13: 9781848689985

A background of Murston is a photographic advisor via a century of switch, revealing the real personality of a neighborhood that has grown from a small agricultural parish right into a burgeoning commercial zone. among 1845 and 1880, the commercial village of decrease Murston used to be outfitted by way of entrepreneur George Smeed in a steady conversion of historical farmland into brickfi elds. by way of 1875, George Hambrook Dean, a farmer who married Smeed s eldest daughter, manage the Smeed Dean corporation in partnership along with his better half's father, generating cement in addition to bricks through 1900. yet instances replaced and, in 1930, the parish of Murston, confirmed in Saxon instances, was once disbanded and the neighborhood turned part of Sittingbourne. The village of reduce Murston used to be demolished within the Sixties and the population have been re-housed in a brand new Murston property top off Tonge highway. these days, homes are nonetheless being equipped and town is expanding.

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