Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 78 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 43 Market Towns of Kent, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Ashford, Aylesford, Broadstairs, Bromley, Canterbury, Chatham, Cranbrook, Dartford, Deal, Dover, Elham, Eltham, Faversham, Folkestone, Goudhurst, Greenwich & Deptford, Herne Bay, Hythe, Lenham, Lewisham, Lydd, Maidstone, Margate, Milton, New Romney, Queenborough, Ramsgate, Rochester Frindsbury & Strood, Sandwich, Sevenoaks, Sheerness, Sittingbourne, Smarden, St. Mary Cray, Tenterden, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Westerham, West Malling, Whitstable, Woolwich, Wrotham, Wye.
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially contains interesting in-depth descriptions of Canterbury, Maidstone, Sandwich and Woolwich.