Category : Freemen of Dover

The third person to be honoured, although not a member of the Dover Society, Royston Tant still warrants a mention on our Society website. Royston Tant, better known to many as Bob, was born in Battersea, London. He first came to Dover in 1946 whilst doing his National Service. It was then that he first ..

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In 2010 Dover Town Council awarded the Freemanship of Dover to Jack Woolford There are few people who have been as devoted to the town of Dover as Jack Woolford and it is appropriate that he has been recognised for his contribution to our town and is to receive the status of Honorary Freeman of ..

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John H Turnpenny, 87-year-old retired businessman and a long-serving member of The Dover Society, has played a major role in the life of the town over the last 60 years. He was recognised as a most efficient and very helpful chairman of a number of Dover organisations on which he has served. Mr Turnpenny, a ..

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“Mr Dover” – Terry Sutton, over 50 years with the Dover Express, was born to be a journalist. He’s simply a ‘natural,’ and can’t stop writing. As he says in his book” Mr Dover Reporting “ he is a Dovorian, born and bred and proud of it. He really enjoys meeting people and writing about ..

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