White MSS. [Cat. Mk. U700] presented
by Rev. A. C. White. Manorial records of Ashurst, 1662-1781.
Barton Court Estate [Cat. Mk. 1J239 addnl.]
presented by the Hon. Lady Trower. Deeds for Upper Hardres and Stelling
and the advowson of Upper Hardres with Stelling, 1794-1853; wills and
settlements of the Hougham family, 1694-1829.
National Provident Institution [Cat. Mk. U705].
Manorial records for Shadoxhurst, 1604-1833 ; Four hundred and fifty
deeds for Benenden, Biddenden, Kingsnorth, Knockholt, Shadoxhurst,
Smarden, Warehorne, Woodchurch, 1578-1878; maps of Biddenden, 1785,
Croft MSS. [Cat. Mk. U709] deposited by Messrs.
Waterhouse & Co., London. Twenty-three deeds for Doddington and
Strood, 1804-1906; business papers of Croft & Co., wine merchants at
Oporto, Portugal, 1824-57 ; accounts, correspondence etc. of Doddington
estate, 1756-1852 ; notices, etc. concerning railways through Strood.
Gravesend Public Library Cat. [Mk. U713]. One
Messrs. Winterbot ham, Ball & Oadsden, Stroud, Gloucestershire. Cat.
Mk. U718]. Fifty-seven deeds of Penge and Ramsgate, 1786-1930.
Messrs. Williamson & Barnes, Deal Cat. Mk. U725]. Manorial
records of Court Ash in Deal, 1750-1834, Deal Prebend, 1708,
Chamberlains Fee in Deal, 1653-1804; agreement for erection and
maintenance of Deal Assembly
1797-8 ; catalogue of goods saved from Iris wrecked at Deal, 1807
; papers concerning ships, pilots, prizes, customs etc.~ 1718-1857 ;
collection of decrees of Mayor, Jurats and Common hundred and eighty
deeds for Birling, Cobham, Gravesend, Milton, Shorne, Swanscombe,
Trottiscliffe, Warehorne, 1546-1835; petition in support of Hundred of
Hoo Railway, 1865.
Lushington MSS. Cat. [Mk. U716] deposited by G. L.
Lushington, Esq. About 550 deeds and papers concerning Chillington manor
and land, etc., in Boxley, Maidstone, Detling, Thurnham, Hartlip,
Bearsted, Milstead, Tonge, Doddington, Minster-in-Sheppey, Bobbing,
Linsted, Wye, Godmersham, Boughton Aluph, Rodmersham, 1688-1934.
Best MSS. Cat. [Mk. U480 addnl.] deposited by Sir
John Best Shaw. Household inventories, 1815-75 ; wills etc. of Best
family, 1754-1871 papers concerning army career of Mawdistley Gaussen
Best in Ionian Islands, Gibraltar, Crimea and India, including diaries,
1838-1902; sketches made in Ireland, East Indies, Africa and elsewhere,
1827-32 diary of journey to Constantinople, Venice, Trieste and Germany,
1844; pedigree papers, 1834-1900; wills etc. of Brooke and Shaw
families, 1720-1870 ; household accounts and recipes, 1824-1936 estate
and personal correspondence, Best family, 1789-1898 ; statutes, reports,
etc. concerning Rochester Bridge, 1733-1833 ; plans of Park House,
Boxley, c. 1850-1900.