Family papers. Austen of Ashford,
1706-1814; East of Wood-church, 1757-1852; Hope, barber-surgeons of
Cranbrook, 1659-1802; Hope of Tenterden, c. 1760-c. 1830;
Lambarde, 1664, 1811-81; Martin of Chipstead, 1802-1912; Palmer,
victualler of Hadlow, 1800-39; Pett of Sevenoaks (formerly cricket-bat
makers), 1829-1932; Shoesmith of Lydd, 1791-1848.
Estate papers. Accounts for Chilston estate, 1849-93; and
for Otterden estate, 1678-81; inventories, 1560-1893; Hothfield estate, c.
1650-1899; tithe commutation records for Bonnington, Broomhill,
Little Chart, Erith, Hadlow, Hawkhurst, Langley, Lydd, Orlestone,
Otford, St. Lawrence and St. Peter, Thanet, Shipbourne, Shoreham and
Legal papers. Precedents for title to wreck of the sea at
Dengemarsh, seventeenth century; award for free warren of manor of
Aylesford, 1624; award regarding timber cutting at Wrotham, 1758;
building of windmill at Headcorn, 1821; Rusthall Manor commons award,
1863-82; boundary disputes affecting parish of Broomhill, 1823.
Business papers. Norwood, lawyer of Charing, 1741-1901;
Claridge, lawyer of Sevenoaks, 1786-1822; Mercer, lawyer of Deal,
1811-95; Bottle, surveyor of Harrietsham, 1803-1934; Martin, carpenters
of Chipstead, 1764-1880; Cavell, carpenter of Deal, 1831-53; Gipps,
wheelwright of Boughton Monchelsea, 1867-1905.
Official. Some parish records for Broomhill, 1721-1835;
Charing, 1633-1826; Fairfield, 1728-1859; Hadlow,
Harrietsham, 1794-1911; Nettlestead, 1877; East Peckham, 1807, 1823;
Pluckley, 1801, 1865; St. Nicholas, Rochester, 1768-97; Rodmersham,
1830; Rolvenden, 1723, 1829; Snave, 1678-1894; Snodland, 1820-31; Stone
by Dartford, 1734-87; Tenterden, 1752-c. 1835; Thurnham,
1886-1926; Tonbridge, 1854-72; Woodchurch, 1759-1804. Protest book
for port of Deal, 1828-33. Papers of borough of Lydd, c. 1830-94;
papers of borough of Tenterden, 1795-1897. Coroners’ inquisitions for
Romney and Lydd districts, 1829-1923; note book of Paul D’Aranda,
justice of the peace for lower division of lathe of Sutton at Hone,
1707-9; taxation records, 1592-1876; turnpike records, 1766-1826;
Charing Society for Prosecution of Thieves, 1799-1826; Charing Fire
Brigade, 1844-86; Ospringe Local Board of Education, 1852-64; society at
Tenterden for relief of poverty, 1821-22.
Maps of properties in Allhallows, Hoo, Ashford, Boxley,
Brabourne, Bredgar, Brenchley, Little Chart, Chatham, Crundale, Detling,
Dover, East Farleigh, Hadlow, High Halden, Hailing, Hartlip, Hawkhurst,
Headcorn, Higham, Hothfield, Langley, Leeds, Linsted, Nonnington,
East Peckham, Pluckley, Rainham, Rochester, Seasalter, Staplehurst,
Tonbridge, Wateringbury, Westwell, Woodchurch, Wrotham, Yalding,
Tenterden and Romney Marsh, c. 1650-1851.