Here are a few links to my favourite web pages, with additional suggestions
from Wendy Johnson of Ontario, Canada, who gave her kind permission
for the letters of her relative, Miss Emilie Crane, to be compiled
into the WWII biography, Letters From Lavender Cottage.
Hastings Arts - a website promoting talented local artists and the
arts scene in Hastings
The official website for the Hastings and Rother Family History Society
This site contains information on the society, the area it covers,
how to join, and how to buy Family History and Local History books
from our bookshop
Hastings Jack in the Green Webpage
There has been much written about the Battle of Hastings, 1066. There
is even an entire website devoted to it http://www.battle1066.com.
This page contains text that was written about 100 years ago and is
said to be an account of the Battle, originally told by William of
Malmesbury, who died C1143.
Ivor White's website which contains information about Battle, Battle
Abbey and local history
The official website for the Hastings Borough Council
This website, powered by the local newspaper, Hastings & St.Leonards
Observer, has lots of local news stories
Welcome to Chislehurst! This attractive village is located on the
borders of Southeast London and Kent, in the borough of Bromley. It
has a remarkable history, including many famous residents, (apart
from me!) such as Lord Sydney (Sydney, Australia was named after him),
Napoleon III and his son the Prince Imperial, Sir Thomas Walsingham,
who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I and is featured on the village
sign, William Willet, who invented daylight saving time and several
Lord Mayors of London.
A Great Resource for - Veterans: Find stories and memories of your
old comrades, friends or perhaps yourself. Novelists / Authors:
A great starting point and free material for writing a book. Military
Historians: A great resource for research into the wars and battles
of the nineteenth and twentieth century. Trace your family history:
Track the career of a specific soldier. Read love stories of the
men who fought on the front line. Discover detailed military information
of the two wars. Find photos and much more
The Stables Theatre and Art Gallery in Hastings
Website for the BBC's 'local' radio station
Website for our local ITV television channel
Homepage for City of London, Canada
Website for Free Press, City of London, Canada
The ultimate resource for information on WWII and Canada.
Military history: World War II (1939-1945)
Women Overseas: Memoirs of the Canadian Red Cross Corps. In these
Red Cross memoirs, some 30 women tell their stories of volunteer work
with the Canadian Red Cross Corps in overseas postings during World
War Two and the Korean War.
This is a collection of recipes from World War Two ... times were
tough, food was rationed... cooks had to be inventive with what little
Frugal Recipes From Wartime Britain by Colleen Moulding. "These
are some of the recipes my Grandmother used to feed her husband and
seven children during the second world war in England".
Hastings, Ontario Chamber of Commerce Website. Check out our local
area businesses as well as events in Hastings and the surrounding
Trent Hills area.
Printers and graphic designers involved in the production of "Letters
from Lavender Cottage"
YourMemories.co.uk is a free-to-use website enabling folk to look
back at other people's fond memories of their younger days, and also
serves as a valuable research facility for students. This is a link
to their guestbook.