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Waldershare Gallery

A collection of images telling the story of Waldershare Park, the people who lived and worked there and the local environment​

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In 1855, Godwin-Austen suggested the possibility of a continuation of the Continental Coal Measures beneath the Channel and into the south of England.
Documented history for Waldershare starts with Odo (c.1030 - 1097), Earl of Kent and Bishop of Bayeux, who was the half-brother of William the Conqueror
Disaster struck Waldershare mansion during the installation of electric lighting during the evening of Monday, 29th September 1913, when a fire started in the roof space and rapidly spread throughout the entire building, reducing it to a smouldering ruin.

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