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This website, stmarysbay.net, is owned by St Mary in the Marsh Parish Council and published and managed on its behalf by Peter Faulkner of theromneymarsh.net. contact us

stmarysbay.net is dedicated to providing comprehensive information about the Parish of St Mary in the Marsh. It aims to be the online source and guide for all matters relating to the villages of St Mary's Bay and St Mary in the Marsh.

If you live, work or visit St Mary's Bay and/or St Mary in the Marsh, and you are involved with a club, society or similar organisation or run a business, and would like to have an entry on stmarysbay.net, please  Email Icon email the Editor your details. Inclusion should not be regarded as endorsement or recommendation.

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The information contained in this website, stmarysbay.net, is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by stmarysbay.net and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. 

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of stmarysbay.net. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, stmarysbay.net takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.


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Code of Practice

This website adheres to the Press Complaints Commission Editors' Code of Practice. You can read it here. If you feel that stmarysbay.net has in any way infringed this code, please  Email Icon email the Editor.


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Please do not take any content or images from any part of the stmarysbay.net for reproduction or networked on another web site or other electronic media or for publication and distribution without permission and acknowledgment. 

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This website is run by St Mary in the Marsh Parish Council, it covers St. Maryís Bay and Hope All Saints. We are a very small rural council and have taken all reasonable steps to ensure that as many people as possible are able to use this website.

However,we know some parts of this website arenít fully accessible. For example:

 - the text wonít reflow in a single column when you change the size of the browser window
 - you canít modify the line height or spacing of text

 - most older PDF documents arenít fully accessible to screen reader software
 - it cannot change colours, contrast levels and fonts

If you canít access parts of this website or you need information on this website in a different format then please contact the clerk and where practicable and budget permitting, we will make every effort to accommodate your request.


  1. Photograph is published courtesy of Ron Strutt.
  2. Photographs and text courtesy of Brian McManus of The Star Inn.
  3. Photograph courtesy of www.kentfallen.com.
  4. Photograph courtesy of www.historickent.com.
  5. Photograph courtesy of Victor Haisell.
  6. Courtesy of John Tredwell.
  7. Photograph courtesy of Ian Dunster.
  8. Text and photograph courtesy of JohnG www.kenthistoryforum.co.uk.
  9. Photograph courtesy of RH&DR.
  10. Photograph courtesy of Michael Walker.

Contact Us

Parish of St Mary in the Marsh

You can contact St Mary in the Marsh Parish Council as follows:

     Cllr Graham Allison Chairman

Mrs G Smith Parish Clerk


If you an enquiry about stmarysbay.net or you are involved with a club, society or similar organisation or run a business in the parish, and would like to have an entry on stmarysbay.net, please contact the website Editor:
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 01797 212507     07951 015551(m)
       post 92 Merritt Road, Greatstone, Kent TN28 8SZ

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