Sheerness

Sheerness, a fortified seaport and important garrison town with important naval dockyards in Kent, occupying the NW. corner of Sheppey Isle, where the Medway joins the Thames, 52 m. E. of London; is divided into Blue-town (within the garrison, and enclosing the 60 acres of docks), Mile-town, Banks-town, and Marina-town (noted for sea-bathing).

Population (circa 1900) given as 14,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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