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Romney Marsh History Societies

Romney Marsh has a rich history and many people on the Marsh have formed groups to investigate this history and help preserve it for future generations. These history groups, who also look into family histories, are open to all to join.


Index Icon Dymchurch & District Heritage Group
Index Icon Friends of Lydd

Index Icon New Romney History Society
Index Icon RH&D Association Heritage Group


Dymchurch & District Heritage Group

Dymchurch & District Heritage Group was formed in January 2010 and have gone from strength to strength with a strong membership. Meetings are held regularly at the Methodist Church, High Street, Dymchurch and the Society has its own Heritage Room at the rear of the Methodist Church. They are open the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 2pm to 5pm.

Annual membership is 5 per person; please contact Maragaret Walker Email Icon email. Admission for meetings is 2 for members and 3 for non-members.

Please visit the Dymchurch & District Heritage Group website to find out more.

New Romney History Society

The New Romney History Society are a group of local people who are interested and enthusiastic about the history of New Romney and its local area. They meet monthly for lively discussions and are often joined by visiting speakers. During some meetings they examine local historical records and documents eg church registers of marriages, baptisms etc, old school documents.

The Society meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 7.30p in the Old School, New Romney. New members are welcome; please contact the Secretary John Cobb Email Icon email. There is an annual membership fee is 10.00.
Non-members are welcome to attend meetings for a nominal charge of 3.

Please visit the New Romney History Society website to find out more.

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway Association Heritage Group

The Heritage Group of the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway Association was formed to ensure a process by which to preserve items of historical interest and value associated with the 80 plus years existence of the railway. As part of the activities of the group, several collections of photographs, postcards and articles of printed matter have been acquired. These collections are being added to there website where you can search for items.

The Association publishes The Marshlander, a quarterly heritage railway magazine sent exclusively to Association Members. It has been running since 1967 and aims to record events on the Railway from current news through recounting historical occasions. Each magazine contains updates from various departments on the railway as well as contributions from readers/members.

To join the Heritage Group, please Email Icon email the Association.

Please visit the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway Association Heritage Group website to find out more.

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