Thomas Aveling Society

INCORPORATING THE THOMAS AVELING SOCIETY (HOO)  established 2014

"Father of the traction engine"

Click on the pdf (right) to see the sponsors and supporters for our event held on 14th September (Thomas Aveling's Birthday Celebration 2019). And click the image (right) to see details of our wonderful flower procession cast.

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 village. More sections and information will be added to this site in due course, so check back often. Please get in touch using the form below, or send an email to:

thomasavelingsocietyhoo@outlook.com

Our first visitor information leaflet about Thomas Aveling is available at:

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Homeleigh Garden Centre (Hoo)
Hoo Library
Hoo Riverside Diner
Medway Archives Centre (Strood)
Rochester Cathedral
Rochester Library
Rochester Visitor Centre
St. Werburgh Church (Hoo)
Strood Library
Taggs Coffee Shop (Hoo)

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Article in the Strood & Hoo Peninsula Times (Summer 2019) about the discovery of Thomas Aveling's log book. Click to view:

© 2014-2019 THOMAS AVELING SOCIETY AND THOMAS AVELING SOCIETY (HOO)

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

and the Village Voices Community Magazine.

Thomas Aveling's Birthday Celebration 2020 will be on Saturday 12th September - more details to be announced in due course.

Would you like to sponsor our Reaching Out Education Programme?