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Father of the Traction Engine

Thomas Aveling Society

INCORPORATING THE THOMAS AVELING SOCIETY (HOO)  established 2014

The Thomas Aveling Society is all about celebrating the pioneering engineer

Thomas Aveling, who lived in Hoo, Kent, as a boy, teenager and young man and is buried in the local churchyard. More sections and information will be added to this site from time

to time, so check back regularly. Get in touch using the contact form, or send an email to:

thomasavelingsociety@outlook.com

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VISITOR INFORMATION LEAFLET (HOO)

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A CELEBRATION OF LOCAL HERITAGE

Thomas Aveling's Birthday Celebration 2021 (Hoo)

Saturday 11th September 2021, from 11am to 3pm

(Details to be announced in due course)

Thomas Aveling's Birthday Celebration

2019 

Flower Procession Cast, Sponsors and Supporters:

Thomas Aveling's Birthday Celebration

2020 

Flower Procession Cast, Sponsors and Supporters:

 
 

Thomas Aveling Heritage Walk (Hoo)

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The Mobile Thomas Aveling Museum

Being re-launched in January 2021 - Part of our Reaching Out Education Programme for schools and community groups:

If you'd like to donate any Aveling & Porter or Thomas Aveling related items to the Thomas Aveling Society - we'd welcome the opportunity of taking your item into our growing collection.  We exist to promote the life, legacy and achievements of Thomas Aveling, as well as to preserve (where we are able) any original items connected to Aveling & Porter and Thomas Aveling.  

Use the contact form to get in touch.

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Contact the Thomas Aveling Society

To get in touch or to sign up as a registered supporter (for free)  complete the form below. Registered supporters receive occasional newsletters from the Thomas Aveling Society:

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The Thomas Aveling Society is sponsored by the Strood & Hoo Peninsula Times

and the Village Voices Community Magazine.