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Mayors of Faversham 1951 to 1962

King George V was on the throne until 1952

1951 to 1952 Frederick Gregory Johnson
The 700th anniversary of the granting of the oldest charter by Henry III in 1252 was celebrated by a large programme of events, including performances of Arden of Faversham at Davington Priory.

1953 to 1954 Alfred William Hulkes
As Faversham Baron of the Cinque Ports, Alfred attended the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II (2 June 1953) accompanied by Aldermen Lee-Smith, Fuller and town clerk, Guy Tassell

Sunday 1 February was marked by unparalleled flooding, thousands of acres of marshland around Faversham were inundated. The tidal wave up the Creek flooded the Lower Brents.

1955 Charles Geoffrey Hine
The 700th anniversary of the mayoralty was celebrated and attended by the Admiral of the Fleet, who was descended from a 16th century Faversham family.

1956 Florence Emily Graham
The first woman to be elected to the office in seven centuries. Miss Graham was a retired schoolteacher

1957 to 1958 John Albert Evan Jones

1959 to 1960 Robert Samuel Amor

1961 to 1962 Horace Peter Lee Roberts
Syndale House, Ospringe, a 300-year-old mansion, was destroyed by fire.

The Faversham Society was formed.

Mayors of Faversham 1955 to 1962

Queen Elizabeth II

1952 Queen Elizabeth II came to the throne, until 2022


Opening Times

VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE
12 Market Place
ME13 7AE
10am to 4pm - Monday to Saturday
10am to 1pm - Sunday (opening hours may vary)

FLEUR MUSEUM - FREE ENTRY
12-13 Preston Street
ME13 8NS
Open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11am to 3pm
Also open on the first Sunday of each month

SECOND-HAND BOOKSHOP
11 Preston Street
ME13 8NS

10am to 3.30pm - Monday to Saturday

CHART MILLS
Off Stonebridge Way
ME13 7SE

Open on Saturdays only 2pm to 5pm

Registered Charity  Number 1135262 - Company No 07112241
The Faversham Society - Registered Address: 10-13 Preston Street, Faversham, Kent ME13 8NS
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