Action Forum 2014
Action Forum magazines from 2014
Action Forum - July 2014 Click to view (6Mb file)
500th edition of Action Forum. First edition from March 1969. Cover shows 3 old photos of Rainham from editions 200, 300 and 400 of Rainham High Street, Berengrave Lane and Lower Rainham. The photo of Berengrave Lane is one that was featured in an article on the site here - Mystery of Photo from Berengrave Lane
Action Forum - October 2014 Click to view (6Mb file)
Cover photo of Solomon Road Council School in the 1930s. This is class 2 of infants at the school in 1931 with Miss Cheeseman. Alan Major and Richard Church recall several of the names of Miss Cheeseman's 1935 class in a letter on page 3.
Action Forum - September 2014 Click to view (6Mb file)
Cover photo of Barges in Otterham Creek pre 1914. Mike Gunnill is compiling a book about the nearby brickfields to mark planning consent for building on the last remaining brick field, Four Gun Field in Otterham Quay Lane Rainham
Action Forum - November 2014 Click to view (6Mb file)
Cover photo of Rainham War Memorial which is a replica of the Cross of Iona which was unveiled and dedicated on 20th December 1920. The service was the last conducted by Vicar John Mainwaring Tamplin who struggled from his sickbed to take the service and died shortly afterwards.
Action Forum - December 2014 Click to view (7Mb file)
Cover photo of Rainham in 1906 shortly after the trams came from Chatham. Gas lighting had arrived in 1870 and trasnformed the centre of the town. Read the "Gas Comes to Rainham" article on page 9.