This forum is for KFHS members and visitors to exchange information on matters relating to family history with relevance to Kent (UK).
Any commercial messages or material likely to cause offence will be removed.
You can find quite a bit of information and pictures of Deal & Walmer on my website: http://www.eastkent.freeuk.com/deal
Am I right in thinking The Drum was the pub opposite the gates of the South Barracks? If so, it is still there, having changed its name a few times.
PS: there are quite a few books available on Deal & Walmer - a quick trawl of Amazon will probably produce a reasonable list.