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PART OF THE GOODMAYES PHILATELIC AUCTION,

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Michael R. Thompson.
Michael R. Thompson.

 

 

 

About the Speaker 

 

 

 

Michael R Thompson

 

 

Rosherville.

 

 

Northfleet.

 

 

Kent. DA11 9LN.

 

 

 United Kingdom.

Telephone: (01474) 325507

 

 

e.mail: acmrosh22@aol.com

 

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ABOUT THE SPEAKER.

 Michael R Thompson has lived in Rosherville (between Gravesend

and Northfleet in the Gravesham Borough) since the late 1970's

and is very interested in Kent local history with special interest

in Rosherville Gardens, Northfleet, Gravesend, Fawkham,

Frittenden, Rolvenden and Rolvenden Layne, all in Kent.

 

He is also interested in Lundy Island, in the

Bristol Channel; The Kent & East Sussex

Railway at Tenterden, Kent; The Channel

Islands including Sark, Herm, Jethou

and Lihou; and The Great Little

Trains of Wales (Steam Railways).

Northfleet History Group Logo.
Northfleet History Group Logo.

 

 

 

A member of

 

Northfleet History Group

(northfleethistorygroup.weebly.com)

 

Also a member of the National Philatelic Society (Hon. President

& Hon. Auctioneer), Gravesend & District Stamp Club

(Hon. President), Malling Stamp Club,

North West Kent Postcard Club and

the Lundy Collectors Club, etc.

Queen Mary College Crest.
Queen Mary College Crest.

 

After completing his education at Queen Mary

College, London and working in the engineering

industry for twenty years, he decided to change

his employment direction completely in 1989,

by taking a position at Harmers of London

Stamp Auctioneers in New Bond Street.

They relocated to Chiswick, West

London in early 2000.

 

 

He then accepted the position of Philatelic Book Department Manager

at Vera Trinder Ltd. in Covent Garden, London in March 2000.

 

After six years he moved to the Stamp Department at Bonhams (1793) Ltd. Auctioneers of Knightsbridge, London

and took early retirement in

December 2008.   

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USEFUL LINKS

  

A)  Local History Group.

 

Norfleet History Group.                        northfleethistorygroup.weebly.com

 

B)  Philatelic Societies etc.

 

National Philatelic Society:                      www.ukphilately.org.uk/nps

 

The Association of British

        Philatelic Societies.                         www.ukphilately.org.uk/abps

 

Kent Federation of Philatelic Societies.   www.kentphilately.weebly.com