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Chatham may refer to:

Places and jurisdictions

In England (UK)
  • Chatham, Kent, a town
    • Chatham railway station
    • Chatham Dockyard, frequently referred to simply as "Chatham"
    • Chatham Historic Dockyard, a maritime museum that occupies part of the site of Chatham Dockyard
    • Raid on the Medway, also known as Battle of Chatham, a decisive Dutch naval attack during the Second Anglo-Dutch War
    • Chatham (UK Parliament constituency), existed 1832–1950
  • Chatham (ward), of the London Borough of Hackney
  • Chatham Green, Essex
In the United States
In Canada
  • Chatham, New Brunswick
    • the former Roman Catholic Diocese of Chatham
  • Chatham-Kent, Ontario
  • Brownsburg-Chatham, Quebec
  • Chatham Islands (British Columbia), off Oak Bay
Elsewhere
  • Chatham Islands, New Zealand
  • Chatham Island, a former name for San Cristóbal Island, Galapagos, Ecuador
  • Chatham Island (Andaman), small island just off Port Blair, Andaman Islands, India
  • Chatham Island (Western Australia), off the south coast of Western Australia near Walpole
  • Chatham Road, a road in Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong

People

Politics
  • Earl of Chatham, a peerage in England
    • William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (1708–1778), British statesman, known toponymically as Chatham
    • John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham (1756–1835), British statesman and general
  • Hester Pitt, Countess of Chatham (1720–1803), titled Baroness Chatham
  • Richard Thurmond Chatham (1896–1957), American politician
Arts
  • Rhys Chatham (born 1952), American musician
  • Russell Chatham (born 1939), American landscape artist
Sports
  • Charles Chatham (1910–1994), English cricketer
  • Ray Chatham (1924–1999), English footballer

Ships

  • HMS Chatham, fifteen ships of the Royal Navy, named after the port of Chatham, Medway, UK
  • USS Chatham, four ships of the U.S. Navy

Other

  • Chatham (grocer), a defunct US grocery chain
  • Chatham (horse), Australian thoroughbred racehorse that raced from 1931 to 1934
  • Chatham (racehorse), British racehorse that took part in the 1995 Grand National
  • Chatham (Victorian racehorse) British racehorse that took part in the 1849 Grand National
  • Chatham (film), directed by Daniel Adams

See also

  • Chatham House, formerly the Royal Institute of International Affairs, and the Chatham House Rule named after it
  • Chatham Standard Time Zone, a time zone in New Zealand, used in the Chatham Islands
  • The Chatham Cup, New Zealand's premier knockout association football competition

Disambiguation terms

  • Chatham County (disambiguation)
  • Chatham High School (disambiguation)
  • Chatham Island (disambiguation)
  • Chatham railway station (disambiguation)



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