Our Latest Talk - The Chatham Scandal by Brian Joyce

Some photo's of our latest talk and some kind comments from one of the audience members: 'Thanks for the very interesting talk, my wife and I enjoyed it and related a lot of the facts to the office the next morning. Excellent local talking points, prefixed with "I bet you didn't know" and "guess what"... we find the BHRG events fun and interesting and we always learn something new, particularly on the walks... please pass our thanks on to those concerned'.

Brompton Heritage Trail Booklet Now Available!

Brompton Heritage Trail
Brompton Heritage Trail

Our new heritage trail is available from outlets throughout the Medway Towns including: The Royal Engineers Museum, Guildhall Museum, Medway Archives, the Visitors Information Centre in Rochester and the King George V pub in Brompton. You can also buy it from eBay or borrow it from one of the local libraries in Medway. 

Take yourself on a trail around Brompton, read more about the village history and view a selection of images in this new booklet. For more information email bromptonhistoryresearchgroup@gmail.com 


Welcome to the Brompton history website. Brompton village is a complex civilian area in the heart of a military world. To the south and east lie the Chatham Lines, a series of fortifications built to defend the Chatham Dockyard. To the west lies the Dockyard itself and to the north Brompton Barracks, home of the Royal Engineers.

This website is managed by the Brompton History Research Group and Royal Engineers Museum, Library & Archive and has been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund in order to document the stories, memories and history of Brompton village which lies at the heart of Medway, Kent.

Please take time to browse the sections on the left of this page to learn more about the fascinating history of the village. You too can help with the project, if you have memories of Brompton, visit the Get Involved section and share your stories here.


We have a regular programme of events. You can see details for these under the 'Events' section. We welcome all members and non-members to our walks and talks, so if you see any that suit you please email us - bhrgbookings@gmail.com 

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