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Exploring Kentish Naming Practices

Submitted by KAS on 25 October 2019

A report on the Exploring Kent Naming Practices conference held on Saturday 17 November 2018.


Posted 25th October 2019


Dr Sheila Sweetingburgh and Dr Mark Bateson warmly welcomed the 80 attendees. Sheila went on to describe the work of the Kent Centre for History and Heritage at CCCU which aims to encourage community involvement and, also, to provide post-graduate bursaries. The day consisted of four sessions in the morning and three in the afternoon as outlined below.