1986 MEDIA

 The Ham and High is a local newspaper 
which was first published 125 years    
ago.It has on average 88 pages which   
comprises review pages,letters,a sports
page,advertising,a property guide and a
page called "Heathman" which is mostly 
written by the editor.                 
 It concentrates on local issues and   
events such as crime,fetes and council 
meetings.It prints what the local      
people want to read and is influenced  
by its readers to a certain extent.    
 Gerald Issaman has been the editor of 
the paper for the last 18 years.He is  
responsible for what goes in the paper 
and arranges for it to be printed.His  
daily routine starts with his arrival  
at 8.00 am. He goes through the post   
and reads the national newspapers to   
pick up anything which may be of       

Map of the area

What is Domesday?

In 1986 the BBC launched an ambitious project to record a snapshot of everyday life across the UK for future generations. A million volunteers took part…  read more here

In 2011 the BBC published the survey online and for six months invited updates to the photographs and text to celebrate the 25th anniversary.

Shortly afterwards the website was added to The National Archives’ UK Government Web Archive.

If you are reading this via UK Government Web Archive, then the original Domesday search function and contact form will not work. This is a consequence of the archiving process. See Using Domesday for more details.