Index of Articles in Action Forum over the years. Number after the year refers to the edition

Rainham
1971 30 Rainham Station Oast from West
1971 30 Rainham St Margaret’s Church from South
1972 31 Rainham Children’s party in Parish Hall, Orchard Street
1972 34 Lr. Rainham Wakeleys windmill overlooking Otterham Quay 1880 – text
1972 35 Rainham Three Sisters pub. Otterham Quay Lane (drawing) – text
1972 37 Rainham Beverley Close – typical front door
1972 39 Rainham Plane piloted by Moisant landing by Kent Terrace 1910 – text
1972 40 Rainham C.ofE.School Station Road, section used as Community Centre
1972 40 Rainham A2 looking E., Church R.Date sought.   Circa 1900?
1972 41 Rainham War Memorial with railings  Circa 1939
1972 41 Otterham Q. Anchor & Hope pub.  (demolished 1921) – text
1972 42 Rainham Church tower fromwest, snow
1973 43 Rainham Green Lion pub.
1973 43 Rainham Watermans Arms pub.  circa 1910
1973 43 Rainham Signal Box post Electrification
1973 43 Rainham Signal Box circa 1900
1973 44 Rainham Station Oast eastern end, with house to R.  Platform Cottages??
1973 44 Rainham Hoath Way (M2 link road) looking north. No Courtney Rd.
1973 45 Rainham Cement workers, Berengrave chalk pit. 1930s?
1973 47 Rainham Ruins of Kemps Yard, station Rd. after fire  1917 - text
1973 49 Rainham Ruins after fire at A.V.Stintons works, Longley Rd. 1924 – text
1973 49 Rainham The Rose pub.
1973 50 Rainham Thatched well off Mierscourt Rd.
1973 50 Rainham Palm tree formerly in Vicarage garden
1973 50 Lr.Rainham Listed houses, bottom of ?Berengrave Lane
1973 52 Rainham Station Oast Cowls under repair
1973 53 Rainham Fire Station, Webster Road – text
1974 57 Rainham Cricketers pub. side view.  Early 30s?
1974 60 Rainham Work inside roof, Station Oast
1974 65 Rainham Church  and lock-up 1834 – line drawing
1975 66 Rainham Police Station -  ?extension R.  - text
1975 67   Rainham   Station Oast during conversion. East end from Station platform & 2 inside views, before & after – text
1975 69 Rainham Bodiam’s Corn & Seed shop
1975 70 Rainham Tram Terminus (tram beside church) – text
1975 73 Rainham? Two oasthouses ?Meresborough or Siloam and ?Seymour Rd.
1975 74 Rainham Station 1968
1975 74 Rainham Men of Kent, houses at top of Otterham Quay Lane (‘poorhouses’)
1975 75 Rainham NW View from church tower. Coop, Old Parsonage, Maplins,Scott Av.
1975 76 Rainham Otterham Quay with silos
1976 78 Rainham Bloors Lane top 1920s? And 1976 showing footbridge over.
1976 79 Lr.Rainham Listed houses ca.1905
1976 80 Rainham     High St looking w. from church tower. Shopping centre site still trees
1976 84 Rainham New shopping centre  - sketches of High St entrance and layout
1976 82 Rainham RATS Oastouse Theatre
1976 85 Transport Electric train (headcode 82) between Gillingham & Rainham
1977 88 Rainham Old Parsonage, with reflection
1977 95 Rainham Station Oast from Church Tower (roofs of Thames Avenue in front)
1977 97 MAP Rainham,  central shops and carparks (NB south is at top!}
1978 99 Rainham Station Oast end view looking East
1978 102 MAP Rainham and Wigmore ca. 1968
1978 108 Rainham War Memorial  No railings
1978 109 People Don Sattin steering barge
1978 109 Rainham St Margaret’s west end.  Shows lamppost on path across churchyard
1978 109 Rainham St Thomas of Canterbury R.C. church looking south
1979 114 Rainham Tram on track at Rainham Mark ca.1910
1979 115 Rainham Rainham Mark, almost same view ca. 1935, 1960s, late 70s
1979 116 Rainham Otterham Creek with silos
1979 117 Gillingham Royal Dockyard 1783
1979 118 Rainham Station Road top with tree, Schools, shops Nos. 1-7approx. ca.1900
1979 120 MAP Rainham 1906, Chapels, smithies, schools  
1979 121 Rainham Christmas lights – where?
1980 122 Rainham Old Parsonage
1980 123 Rainham Church tower under repair, with scaffolding platforms
1980 126 Rainham St Margaret’s, south side (sketch)
1980 129 Rainham Rainham F.C. 1932-3
1980 130 Rainham Station Oast Community Centre west end
1980 131 Rainham Berengrave Lane ca. 1920
1981 132 Rainham Berengrave Lane ca. 1930- donkey pulling fruit cart POOR photo
1981 132 Rainham Co-op Womens’ Guild (see 133, same photo with names)
1981 132 Rainham Carnival passing through High Street (see 133 for details)
1981 133 Rainham Berengrave Lane ca. 1920 Majestic trees, barns distant R.
1981 134 Rainham St Margaret’s from south east
1981 142 Rainham St Margaret’s  - Tower and end of north aisle sketch
1982 143 Rainham White Horse, Cricketers, Tram, Sailors
1982 143 Rainham High St.  with Bargain House, White Horse, ca. 1936
1982 143 Rainham Moor Street House, top of oast with owl (sketch)
1982 144 Rainham Looking E. from Green Lion , mainly LHS.
1982 144 Rainham The Church School, 3 sections, with staircase
1982 147 Rainham Church bells at base of tower 1913
1982 148 Rainham Postmen outside P.O. ca. 1914
1982 149 Rainham Berengrave Nature Reserve Site plan
1982 150 Rainham map Footpath route nr. Motney Hill sewage works
1982 152 Rainham Station ca.1910
1982 153 Rainham Church House, horse-drawn traffic, end of tram route 1906
1983 154 Rainham Berengrave Lane Mann by white gate, near Farm
1983 155 Rainham Aerial view; High St diagonally from Forge? Old School to Church
1983 155 Rainham Church bells outside west door 1913 with spectators
1983 160 Rainham   Jacobs Meadow with cows, Railway Hotel, Station
1983 161 Rainham T.W.Cramp, Baker & confectioner shop
1983 162 Rainham Belmont House, A.F.Cheeseman shop ca. 1918
1983 163 Rainham Aerial view Parkwood, northern half looking along Long Catlis Rd.
1984 166 Rainham High Street  from Post Office eastwards 1920s?
1984 166 Rainham A.F Cheeseman’s shop ca. 1910
1984 167 Rainham Plan of Broadview Garden Estate
1985 169 Rainham Merescourt, the Thatched well (2 views)  Text
1985 170 Rainham Taverners Road  end, looking at Maidstone Road
1985 170 Rainham   Rainham Park Estate plan
1985 173 Rainham Station Road top, looking down, from about No. 5
1985 173 Rainham Church ‘The Sedilia’ .  Chancel, music supports,back choir stalls
1985 174 Rainham Church, South side, with dormers in roof  Pre 1865 restoration
1985 176 Rainham Milestone, Rainham High Street
1985 176 Rainham Church – drawing 1985
1985 178 Rainham Church tower seen through blossom
1985 184 Rainham Jacobs Dairy, Station Road.  Looks like general groceries
1985 185 Rainham St Margaret’s Church Schools  with staircase 1846
1985 185 Rainham Church bells on ground 1913
1986 190 Rainham High St. Tuckers  (watchmaker.jewellers); B.S.A. Bicycles ca.1903
1987 199 Rainham Rainham & District Coop Society Drapery Dept. with staff ca.1920
1986 196 Rainham Will Adams Memorial, A2
1987 198 Rainham Motney Hill View across bay at low tide
1987 200 Rainham High St. with Lion Hotel, Oriel window of Vicarage
1987 202 Rainham St Margaret’s Schools, Orchard St.
1987 205 Station Rd. top with ‘Ye Old White Horse’, schools and elm tree ca.1903
1987 207 High St. with tram lines, Cricketers, cotttages opposite
1989 220 Rainham Church as shown on 16th century map
1989 221 Rainham Aerial view of town with church at centre, looking west
1989 221 Rainham Church School ca 1930?
1998 209 Rainham   St Margaret’s church bells 1906??
1998 210 Rainham Campus site with footbridge over A2
1998 211 Rainham Foxburrow Wood after hurricane 1987
1998 213 Rainham 5 Meresborough Cottages
1989 223 Rainham Church tower and part of Cricketers
1989 225 Rainham Oasthouse (RWCA ) in Granary Close

1990

231      Rainham          Alderman W.H.Holding at a street party in Holding Street (see 232)
232      Rainham          Meresborough Cottages
234      Sport               Rainham Cricket Club 1957  with names
235      Rainham          British Standard Cement Co. Berengrave Lane, aerial view
236      Charham          Historic Dockyard, Commisioner’s House
237      Gillingham      Will Adams Memorial Clock on A2, showing cycle path
238      Rochester        INDISTINCT  Rainham Brownies at Rochester Castle
239      Rainham          Methodist Church, Station Road 

1991

242      Rainham          Barclays Bank and White Horse    Photo 1990
243      Rainham          Orchard Street Light Rescue Squad  WWII  (see 244)
244      Rainham          Church Tower and Chestnut trees   Photo 1990
246      Rainham          C. of E. School, Miss List’s Class 1956
247      Wigmore          Wigmore Junior Football Club (under 11s) April 1991
248      Rainham          Party Outing from Holding St. waiting to board coach (see 250)
249      Rainham          Sunday School Outing waiting to board coaches 1958
250      Gillingham      Gillingham Royal Engineers Cadet Troop on parade at T.A.Centre                   N.B.[Rachel Mackay-Miller is centre, front row]
251      Rainham          Unveiling of War Memorial, 12/12/20


Rainham  - Groups

1972 37 Industry Brickmaking gang 1890s
1972 42 Lr.Rainham A.Frost, T. Smitherman, T.Coppin, G.Hayward  - oystermen
1973 49 Rainham Congregational Football team 1922
1973 47 Rainham Cricket Club 1920 – text
1972 42 People Newbes - Methodist Youth Group going camping
1972 36 People Rainham Over 60s on holiday at Torquay – no details
1975 73 Rainham Bells and ringers 1911.  Sister Annie, Vicar Tamplin – text
1973 54 Rainham Fire brigade at ?Kemps or Stintons
1974 55 Rainham Sunday School and teachers 1904 (outside school Station Rd.)
1975 72 Rainham Bellringers 1924 + vicar W.A.R.Ball ,Wardens Coomber, Edmonds
1975 69 Rainham Rainham Stoolball team 1921  NB boarded cottages behind
1974 60 Rainham Coop Fête  Fred Kitney with Swingboats
1974 60 Rainham Coop Fête  Miss Barden with Maypole Dancers (resting)
1974 63 Rainham Hop-picking – man carrying poke.
1974 64 Rainham Hop-picking – recording the day’s tally
1977 88 Rainham 1st Rainham Scouts ca. August 1919
1977 89 Rainham Co-op Grocery Staff Christmas 1930 – 8, all male
1977 89 Rainham Co-op Grocery Staff 1977 – 1 male (Manager), 6 female
1977 93 Rainham Rainham Football Club 1919-20
1977 93 Rainham Rainham Co-op Butchery Dept.  [was Cycle Shop by 1977]
1977 96 Rainham Co-op Football Team ca. 1934
1978 101 Rainham St Margaret’s Football Team 1909-10
1978 103 Rainham Miss Rainham Spectacular and 2 attendants
1981 132 Rainham Co-op Womens’ Guild (see 133, same photo with names)
1981 134 Rainham Dinner following opening of Fire Station 1926
1981 136 Rainham Cricket Club 1925
1981 137 Rainham Street party (?VE Day 1945)
1981 137 Rainham Street party ((?Coronation Day 1953)
1981 137 Rainham  Cricket Club 1902
1981 139 Rainham 1st Rainham Brownies 1924
1982 143 Rainham C of E School class ca. 1933-4
1982 145 Rainham The Council School, Standard 5 1931
1982 151 Rainham? Sunshine Club (ladies aged 12-40ish?) ca. 1925?
1983 155 Rainham Church bells outside west door 1913 with spectators
1985 170 Rainham Distributing AF – Sarah & Annabel Ennis, Bobby & Kerry Hayes
Samantha & Joanna Brind
1985 171 Rainham Rainham Cricket Club playing at Berengrave Park 1980s
1985 172 Rainham Rainham Secondary Boys School Form 1A 1934
1985 177 Rainham Young Men’s Club Dinner ca.1936
1986 187 Church of England Girls School 1925 (all named)
1987 199 Church of England Boys School 1925 (all named)
1987 199 Rainham & District Coop Society Drapery Dept. with staff ca.1920
1987 201 Rainham Coop Treat: float with ‘Romanies’ inc. W.Samson
1987 207 Rainham Traders - Page from Kelly’s Directory.  ca.1906
1989 227 Rainham Hop-picking at Wakeley Bros. Farm, 1930s.  Two photos
1989 229 Rainham Secondary Boys football team 1933


Rainham - Named Individuals
1972 32 People Hamish in jodhpurs (sketch)
1973 43 People Hamish & Barbara Mackay Miller, Wedding Day
1972 36 People Mark Carter aged 14 – Competition winner
1972 36 People Jenny Keen aged 13 – Competition winner
1972 40 People John Albert Weekes – last Rainham Lime-burner – text
1972 40 People Frank Wilmott (Author, Bricks & Brickies)
1973 51 People   Horace Tong – text
1973 54 People   Carol and Reg Higgs, Early AF producers
1973 54 People Pat and Jim Reid, Early AF producers
1973 52 People Alan and Margaret White, Early AF producers
1974 59 People Rainham Councillor H.L.King
1974 60 People Councillor Sqdn.Ldr. A.T.Jarrett MBE, RAF (retd.)
1975 75 People Pam Kirby(17) fundraiser with sailors  dressed for gym.
1978 103 Rainham Spiderman Peter Medini performing at Rainham Spectacular
1980 125 People Pauline and John Conway Wedding
1981 134 People Midwife Mrs Lowry
1981 138 People            Kim Unger – Miss Rainham1981
1981 138 People Doug and Sue Hudson  Folk Singers
1987 201 Rainham Coop Treat: float with ‘Romanies’ inc. W.Samson
1988 214 Rainham W.J.Cheeseman, telegraph boy 1920

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