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The History of Kent
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History of Eastchurch
Eastchurch comes from the Old English ‘ēast’ meaning ‘eastern, east’ with ‘cirice’ as a ‘church’; therefore, the ‘eastern church from Minster’.
Eastchurch parish church is a Grade: I listed building, dedicated to All Saints.
The Cistercian monk William Nudds – who became the first vicar -
The Short brothers in conjunction with the newly formed (Royal) Aero Club opened
a new flying field at Eastchurch in 1910. The Wright Brothers contacted the Short
Brothers to build ‘Wright Flyers’ under licence. Charles Rolls -