New Romney


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to New Romney: George Romney

New Romney

(rŭm`nē), town (1991 pop. 4,500), Kent, SE England, in Romney Marsh. Until the sea receded, New Romney lay on the coast and was one of the Cinque PortsCinque Ports
[O. Fr.,=five ports], name applied to an association of maritime towns in Sussex and Kent, SE England. They originally numbered five: Hastings, Romney (now New Romney), Hythe, Dover, and Sandwich. The association was informally organized in the 11th cent.
..... Click the link for more information.
. Numerous documents concerning the Cinque Ports are kept in the town guildhall. A famous sheep fair is held annually in August. Of several ancient churches, only the partly Norman Church of St. Nicholas remains. Old Romney is a village farther inland.

New Romney

a market town in SE England, in Kent on Romney Marsh: of early importance as one of the Cinque Ports, but is now over 1.6 km (1 mile) inland. Pop.: 9406 (2001)
References in periodicals archive ?
The new Romney ad criticized Obama for removing work requirements from federal welfare regulations, a key element of Clinton's 1996 welfare reforms.
This archaeological monograph describes excavations at the small town of New Romney in Kent, England, and relates its findings to the important role that the settlement played as one of the Cinque Ports in medieval maritime history.
Eyewitnesses in Burmarsh and New Romney saw the "humming" object, the size of two passenger planes, near Mr Howard's home on March 8 1997, when he was serving as home secretary for the Conservative government.
Eyewitnesses in Burmarsh and New Romney saw the "humming" object, the size of two passenger planes, near Mr Howard's home on March 8, 1997, when he was serving as Home Secretary for the Conservative government.
Gang boss Haines - an associate of master criminal Kenneth Noye and also known as Teflon Bob after previous narrow escapes from justice - was shot dead outside the Nationwide branch in New Romney, Kent, as the gang tried to steal pounds 105,000.
The New Romney, or at least the 2007 model, has taken stands on those issues that are completely different from the views he espoused in the 1990s, specifically when he was the Old Romney, trying to out-liberal Ted Kennedy in the 1994 Massachusetts Senate campaign.
The robbery at the Nationwide Building Society in New Romney, Kent, on Tuesday, left a 41-year-old man dead.
The officer, whose identity is not known, was among a team from Scotland Yard's specialist CO19 firearms unit which supported Flying Squad detectives as they attempted to stop a suspected raid on the Nationwide building society in New Romney, Kent, on Tuesday night.
The officers were part of Scotland Yard's specialist CO19 firearms unit which supported Flying Squad detectives as they attempted to stop a suspected armed robbery at the Nationwide building society in New Romney, Kent, on Tuesday.
The officers were part of Scotland Yard's specialist C019 firearms unit, which supported Flying Squad detectives as they attempted to stop a suspected armed robbery at the Nationwide building society in New Romney Kent, on Tuesday.
The train hit a 40ft flatbed lorry on Brenzett level crossing at Brookland near New Romney at 8.
Tel: 0870 4429284; Romney Sands, New Romney, KENT Tel: 0870 4429285; St.

Full browser ?