papers of the Banks family, 1654-90, including a minute
book of a company trading to the East Indies, 1655-60. Estate papers and
accounts, 1670-1914. Minute and account book of the commissioners for
the assessment and collection of the royal aids in the south division of
the lathe of Aylesford, 1664-7.
Maps. Volume containing 20 maps of the estates of the Earl
of Aylesford in Aylesford, Boxley, Maidstone, etc., 1804 and 1812, with
detailed reports on the state of the properties.
Deeds for Lenham and Harty [Cat. Mk. U240],
presented by Messrs. Day, Solicitors.
57 for Lenham, 1753-1874; 56 for Harty, 1726-1850.
Burrow MSS. [Cat. Mk. T5245], presented by
Major-General Butler per Commander Roberts.
Deeds. 43 for Swanscombe, Stone, Longfield, Meopham and
Family papers. Illuminated pedigree of the de Burgh and de
Roos families, c. 1500. Genealogical notes and pedigrees of the
Burrow family, compiled 1745-50.
Miscellaneous Documents [Cat. Mk. U249], presented by D. S.
Manorial documents. Southborough in Tonbridge, 1728-1871 ;
Stangrave in Edenbridge and St. John of Jerusalem in Cowden, 1800-60;
Chiddingstone Cobham, 1727-1836; and Great and Little Pembury,
Official. Militia roll for the lower part of the Southern division of
the lathe of Aylesford, 1807-28.
Miscellaneous. Historical notes concerning Tonbridge,
compiled post 1861.
Documents [Cat. Mk. U253], presented by Rupert
Correspondence. About 140 letters of the Evelyn and Hume
Knatchbull-Hugessen MSS. [Cat. Mk. U274], deposited
by Doreen Lady Brabourne.
Manorial. East Lenham, 1459-1731 ; Walmer, 1618-85.
Deeds. Over 500: mainly for Mersham and neighbouring
parishes, Lenham, Postling, Ivychurch and neighbourhood, 1533-1864
(Knatchbull family); and for Norton, Oare, Chislet, Walmer, Luddenham
and Linsted, 1498-1782 (Hugessen family) ; and properties in Denbigh,
Norfolk, Suffolk and Wiltshire.
Family papers. Creations of Baron of Kintaill, 1609, and
Earl of Seafort, 1623. Commissions in various forces, 1803-1919.
Legal. Various cases, mainly concerning disputes over real
or personal estate, 1520-1837, but including extracts from sewers
records in a case arising out of the diversion of the R. Rother,