Billy Childish The Medway Prison Hulks by K. R. Gulvin

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1st Edition, published 2010

Written by Keith Gulvin, Billy Childish’s childhood friend & partner in archaeological digs; & featuring a Billy Childish woodcut reproduction on the back of the book

Drawn from snippets of local history, folklore, and reading Charles Dickens’ Great Expectactions as a child, this book covers the history of the use of former Royal Naval warships used as floating prisons or “Prison Hulks” on the River Medway from the mid 18th Century until the mid 19th Century.

 

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