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Isle of Sheppey an island in SE England, off the N coast of Kent in the Thames estuary: separated from the mainland by The Swale, a narrow channel. Chief towns: Sheerness, Minster. Pop: 37 852 (2001 est). Area: 80 sq km (30 sq miles)
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It long held lands in the isle of Sheppey, as well as the advowson of the church of Eastchurch, in the same island.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
The only monumental brass that gives this fashion of arming is the Northwode brass at Minster, Sheppey.Armour & Weapons|Charles John Ffoulkes
Other accounts say that these nuns were removed to Minster, in Sheppey.The Dover Road|Charles G. Harper
In the Isle of Sheppey there is not a single person who is drawing the unemployment donation.
It was much dispersed in the Isle of Sheppey, the year after from Michaelmas into the winter.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton