The Dover Society enjoyed two speakers at its public meeting on
Monday, 17th November 2003
St Mary's parish centre
Former headmaster Reg Coleman OBE told us about that defining day in British history, May 10th 1940, when Winston Churchill became prime minister following a House of Commons debate that day and the following day.
Dick Bolton, using screened pictures, spoke about the history of the Cinque Ports, how they supplied ships for the monarch and the rewards they received for doing so.