Archive for the 'History' Category
Click here to register your memories of Chatham YP Corps so that they can be shared on the week-end of 19/20th May when its centenary will be celebrated. Contributions are welcome from all sources, including overseas, so rack your brains and let us know all that you can remember from the past 100 years.
• Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
Our Corps History page has been updated to include a summary of the last six months of 2011. Click here to read. Once again we acknowledge the work done by Peter Wood in drafting this update. Peter Wood
This week we have updated our history pages to include the first half of 2011. Once again we are indebted to Peter Wood for the basic material input. Peter Wood
The War Cry of 10 March 1881 announced the procurement of a hall in New Brompton for the purpose of extending the influence of the Chatham Salvation Army corps, then just 8 years old. This was the beginning of the Gillingham corps which has now achieved 130 years of ministry to the people of that [...]
• Friday, February 4th, 2011
The following announcement/letter is included on behalf of our friends at the Gillingham Salvation Army Corps. Gillingham Salvation Army 130th Anniversary/Reunion Led by Majors Francis and Beth Frost
• Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
We have now updated our account of Corps History to include the second half of 2010. Click here to read.
We have learned this week of the ‘Promotion to Glory’ of Major Peter Muller, known to a few older members of the Chatham Corps through his connection with us during the Second World War.
Former Chatham Bandmaster Bill Andrews was 93 years old last Sunday.
• Wednesday, July 14th, 2010
Click here to visit our recently updated History page for which we are once again indebted to Peter Wood. Peter
Not many Salvation Army corps can boast the significant history of Chatham. One that can is the Dunedin City Corps in New Zealand. on Princes Street
More information has been added to our History pages representing the second half of 2009. Click here to read. We are again grateful to Peter Wood for providing the text. Peter Wood
The story of how the Fry family of Salisbury became the forerunners of Salvation Army banding is well known to many, indeed Bandmaster Carl Woodman has referred to it in his article on Chatham Citadel Band on this website. What may not be so well known is that one member of that family, Fred Fry, [...]
Last week Majors Ray and Pat Brown were installed as corps officers at London’s Regent Hall in central London. Ray & Pat Brown
This week we have updated our history pages to include for the first 6 months of 2009. Click here to read William Booth
This will be recognized on Saturday 27 June 2009 at Chatham’s Historic Dockyard. in the Historic Dockyard