KENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
THE TOPOGRAPHICAL TRADITION

TRANSCRIPTIONS OF IMPORTANT BOOKS (OR PORTIONS OF BOOKS)
RELATING TO THE HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF KENT
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Edward Bocking (?)
A marueilous woorke of late done at Court of Streete in Kent
London
1527?
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Thomas More
A dyaloge ... touching the pestylent sect of Luther and Tyndale ...
London
1529
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John Leland
Genethliacon Eaduerdi principis Cambriae
London
1543
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John Leland Commentarii in Cygneam cantionem
London
1545
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John Mitchell
A breviat cronicle, third edition (his account of Wyat's rebellion)
Canterbury
1554
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John Proctor
The historie of Wyates rebellion, second edition
London
1555
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William Lambard
A perambulation of Kent, first edition
London
1576
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William Lambard
A perambulation of Kent, first edition (Lambard's commentary on the 'Customs of Kent') London
1576
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William Harrison
The description of Britain, the firste volume of the chronicles of England, Scotlande and Irelande
London
1577
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Thomas Smith
De republica Anglorum
London
1583
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John Fox
Actes and monuments, fourth edition (a heretic burned at Dartford in July 1583)
London
1583
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William Camden
Britannia (first edition)
London
1586
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William Camden
Britannia (second edition)
London
1587
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William Harrison
The description of England, the first and second volumes of chronicles
London
1587
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Francis Thin
(a catalogue of writers of English history)
London
1587
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John Waller
(Report of mismanaged; witchcraft trial at Faversham in Raphael Holinshed and others, the third volume of chronicles;
London
1587
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Reginald Scott
(The construction of Dover harbour) in Raphael Holinshed and others, the third volume of chronicles
London
1587
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ReginaldScott
(The construction of Dover harbour) in Raphael Holinshed and others, the third volume of chronicles (replacement sheets)
London
1587
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William Camden
Britannia (third edition)
London
1590
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William Camden
Britannia (German edition)
Frankfurt
1590
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John Stow
The annals of England (Leland's description of Tonge Castle, Stow's description of Kit's Coty House)
London
1592
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William Camden
Britannia (fourth edition)
London
1594
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William Lambard
A perambulation of Kent, second edition
London
1596
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William Lambard
A perambulation of Kent, second edition (Lambard's discussion  of the 'Customs of Kent' revised)
London
1596
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Richard Hakluyt
The principal navigations, voyages, traffiques and discoveries of the English nation, 3 vols (Lambard's account of the early history of the Cinque Ports)
London
1598-1600
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Ralph Brooke
A discoverie of certaine errours (his attack on the fourth edition of Camden's 'Britannia')
(London)
1599
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William Camden
Britannia (fifth edition)
London
1600
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William Camden
Britannia (sixth edition)
London
1607
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William Camden
Britannia (translated by Philemon Holland)
London
1610
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John Speed
The theatre of the empire of Great Britaine (letterpress from Speed's map of Kent)
London
1611
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John Speed The history of Great Britaine (list of religious houses in Kent)
London
1611
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John Selden
The history of tithes
London
1618
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Richard Tillesley
Animadversions upon M. Seldens History of tithes (first edition)
London
1619
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Richard Tillesley Animadversions upon M. Seldens History of tithes (second edition) London
1621
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John Speed
The history of Great Britaine , 2nd edition (list of religious houses in Kent, revised)
London
1623
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Thomas Smith (trans. by John Budden)
De republica et administratione Anglorum libri tres
Leiden
1625
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Clement Reyner
Apostolatus Benedictinorum in Anglia
Douai
1626
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Desiderius Erasmus
Peregrinatio religionis ergo (a fictionalized account of Erasmus's visit to Christ Church)
London
1631
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John Weever
Ancient funerall monuments (preface)
London
1631
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John Weever Ancient funerall monuments (Canterbury diocese)
London
1631
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John Weever Ancient funerall monuments (Rochester diocese)
London
1631
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John Weever
Ancient funerall monuments (excavations at Lesnes Abbey 
in 1630)
London
1631
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Meric Casaubon
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus ... his meditations (Casaubon's account of a Roman cremation cemetery discovered at Newington near Sittingbourne)
London
1634
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William Camden
Britannia (translated by Philemon Holland, 2nd edition)
London
1637
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William Somner
The antiquities of Canterbury
London
1640
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William Somner The antiquities of Canterbury (notes on the plates)
London
1640
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Thomas Paske
The copy of a letter sent to an honourable lord, by Doctor Paske, subdeane of Canterbury
London
1642
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Nicholas Payne
A true relation of a brave exploit . . . in taking of the castle of Dover . . . on the 21 of August, 1642
London
1642
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J-- W--
A true relation of the late expedition into Kent
London
1642
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[Bruno Ryves]
Mercurius Rusticus
Oxford
1646
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John Marsham Propylaion (introduction to Monasticon Anglicanum, volume 1) London 1655
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Roger Dodsworth and William Dugdale Monasticon Anglicanum volume 1 London
1655
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Roger Dodsworth and William Dugdale Monasticon Anglicanum volume 1 (catalogue of religious houses) London
1655
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Roger Dodsworth and William Dugdale Monasticon Anglicanum volume 1 (notes on the plates) London
1655
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William Lambard
The perambulation of Kent (third edition)
London
1656
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John Leland Commentarii in Cygneam cantionem
London
1658
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Richard Kilburne
A topographie or survey of the county of Kent (Kilburne's description of the parish of Hawkhurst)
London
1659
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Richard Kilburne
A topographie or survey of the county of Kent
London
1659
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Thomas Philipott Villare Cantianum (preliminaries)
London
1659
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Thomas Philipott Villare Cantianum (main text)
London
1659
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Thomas Philipott Villare Cantianum (appendix)
London
1659
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Thomas Philipott Villare Cantianum (variants)
London
1659
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Thomas Philipott Villare Cantianum (replacement sheet for second issue)
London
1659
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Thomas Philipott
Villare Cantianum (replacement sheets for third issue) London
1659
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Thomas Philipott Villare Cantianum (replacement leaf for fourth issue)
London
1659
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Thomas Philipott A second table to be inserted in this book (four-page version)
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1659
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William Somner A treatise of gavelkind London
1660
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William Somner A treatise of gavelkind (reissued) London
1660
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William Somner The antiquities of Canterbury (frontispiece) London?
1660?
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William Somner The antiquities of Canterbury (new title page)
London
1661
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Roger Dodsworth and William Dugdale
Monasticon Anglicanum, vol. 2
London
1661
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Thomas Fuller
The history of the worthies of England
London
1662
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William Somner
Chartham news (account of some fossil bones and teeth discovered at Chartham in 1668)
London
1669
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Thomas Southouse
Monasticon Favershamiense
London
1671
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William Dugdale Monasticon Anglicanum, vol.3, part 1
London
1673
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William Dugdale Monasticon Anglicanum, vol.3, part 2
London
1673
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John Rushworth
Historical collections, part 2 (the depopulation of Farningham: a case heard in the Star Chamber in October 1634)
London
1680
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Nehemiah Grew
Museum Regalis societatis (fossil bones and teeth from Chartham)
London
1681
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Roger Dodsworth and William Dugdale Monasticon Anglicanum volume 1, second edition
London
1682
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Thomas Smith (editor)
Viri clarissimi Gulielmi Camdeni...epistolae (a letter from William Lambard to William Camden)
London
1691
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William Somner
A treatise of the Roman ports and forts in Kent with notes by Edmund Gibson
Oxford
1693
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White Kennett
The life of Mr. Somner
Oxford
1693
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James Brome (editor)
A treatise of the Roman ports and forts in Kent
Oxford
1693
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Edmund Gibson (editor)
Camden's Britannia (translation)
London
1695
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Edmund Gibson (editor)
Camden's Britannia (notes)
London
1695
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Edmund Gibson (editor)
Camden's Britannia (booklist)
London
1695
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Thomas Tanner
Notitia monastica
Oxford
1695
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Samuel Pepys
Of the arsenals for the royal navy in Kent (in Gibson's edition of Camden's 'Britannia' )
London
1695
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William Nicolson
The English historical library
London
1696-9
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Nicolas Battely
Cantuaria sacra (John Sackette's account of the Saxon church and Roman lighthouse in Dover castle)
London
1703
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William Somner
Chartham news edited by Nicolas Battely
London
1703
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Thomas Hearne (editor)
The itinerary of John Leland the antiquary (Leland's notes about Kent)
Oxford
1710-12
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Thomas Hearne (editor)
The itinerary of John Leland the antiquary (Leland's notes about Kent copied by John Stow) Oxford
1710-12
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Thomas Hearne (editor)
The itinerary of John Leland the antiquary, volume 3  (Robert Talbot's notes on the 'Itinerary of Antoninus')
Oxford
1711
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John Harris
Proposals for printing by subscription, The history of 
the county of Kent
London
1713
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William Nicolson
The English historical library, 2nd ed.
London
1714
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Richard Rawlinson (editor)
Miscellanies on several curious subjects (Robert Plot's account of his excursion through east Kent in 1693)
London
1714
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Edmund Curll (publisher)
The history and antiquities of the cathedral church of Rochester (the epitaphs of William Somner and Nicolas Battely)
London
1717
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Thomas Badeslade
Illustrations for Harris's 'History of Kent'
London
1719
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John Harris
The history of the county of Kent, volume 1 
(preliminaries only)
London
1719
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Richard Rawlinson
The English topographer
London
1720
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Edmund Gibson
Britannia, second edition
London
1722
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Bernard de Montfaucon
L'antiquité expliquée, supplement vol. 4
Paris
1724
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William Stukeley
Itinerarium curiosum
London
1724
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William Stukeley
Illustrations for his 'Itinerarium cuiosum'
London
1724, 1776
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White Kennett
The life of Mr. Somner (revised)
London
1726
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William Somner
A treatise of gavelkind, second edition
London
1726
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Samuel and Nathaniel Buck
Twenty-four views of abbeys and castles in Kent
London
1736
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Samuel and Nathaniel Buck Six views of cities and towns in Kent, Sussex and Surrey
London
1738
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Samuel and Nathaniel Buck Six views of towns and ports in Kent
London
1739
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Thomas Robinson
The common law of Kent
London
1741
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Thomas Tanner Notitia monastica, edited by John Tanner
London
1744
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Charles Whitworth
(Invitation to contribute to a new edition of Philipott's Villare Cantianum
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c1760
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John Weever
Ancient funerall monuments, 2nd edition
London
1767
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Richard Gough
Anecdotes of British topography
London
1768
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John Burnby
An historical description of the cathedral and metropolitan church of Christ, Canterbury
Canterbury
1772
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Thomas Fisher (publisher)
The history and antiquities of Rochester
Rochester
1772
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Francis Grose
The antiquities of England and Wales (notes on the plates)
London
1772-6
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Josiah Colebrooke
An account of the monument commonly ascribed to Catigern, "Archaeologia", vol. 2, pp. 107-1
London
1773
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William Gostling
A walk in and about the city of Canterbury
Canterbury
1774
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Edward Jacob
The history of the town and port of Faversham
London
1774
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William Stukeley
Itinerarium curiosum, 2nd edition
London
1776
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Thomas Philipott
Villare Cantianum, 2nd edition (prelminaries)
King's Lynn
1776
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Thomas Philipott Villare Cantianum, 2nd edition (main text) King's Lynn 1776
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Thomas Philipott Villare Cantianum, 2nd edition (appendix) King's Lynn 1776
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Thomas Philipott Villare Cantianum, 2nd edition (index) King's Lynn 1776
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William Gostling A walk in and about the city of Canterbury, second edition
Canterbury
1777
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William Gostling A walk in and about the city of Canterbury, second edition (notes on the plates)
Canterbury
1777
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John Duncombe
An elegy, written in Canterbury Cathedral
London
1778
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Thomas Astle
A charter of Withred king of Kent for the church of St Mary at Liming, circa A.D., 693, "The Antiquarian Repertory", vol. 2, pp. 131-3
London
1779
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Richard Gough
British topography
London
1780
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Richard Gough
British topography (further additions)
London
1780
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Edward Jacob
Observations on the Roman earthen ware taken from the Pan-Pudding Rock, "Archaeologia", vol. 6, pp. 121-4
London
1782
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Francis Grose
The antiquities of England and Wales, 2nd edition (notes on the plates)
London
1783-7
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James Douglas
A dissertation on the history of the earth (fossil bones from Chatham)
London
1785
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Samuel Pegge A historical account of ... the Textus Roffensis (Bibliotheca Topographica Britannica, no. 25)
London
1784
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Francis Grose The antiquities of England and Wales, new edition, volume  3
London
1784
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Samuel Hooper (publisher)
The history of Dover castle by the Revd. Wm. Darell (Latin)
London
1786
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Samuel Hooper (publisher) The history of Dover castle by the Revd. Wm. Darell (English translation)
London
1786
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Samuel Pegge
Observations on Kit's Cotty House, in Kent, "Archaeologia", vol. 4, pp. 110-16 London
1786
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Thomas Tanner Notitia monastica, edited by James Nasmith
Cambridge
1787
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Richard Gough (editor)
Britannia
London
1789
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Francis Grose The antiquities of England and Wales, new edition reprinted, volume  8
London
1792
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Edward Hasted
The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 1
Canterbury
1797
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Edward Hasted The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 2
Canterbury 1797
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Edward Hasted The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 3
Canterbury 1797
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Edward Hasted The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 4
Canterbury 1798
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Edward Hasted The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 5
Canterbury 1798
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Edward Hasted The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 6
Canterbury 1798
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Edward Hasted The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 7
Canterbury 1798
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Edward Hasted The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 8
Canterbury 1799
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Edward Hasted The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 9
Canterbury 1800
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Edward Hasted The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 10
Canterbury 1800
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Edward Hasted The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 11
Canterbury
1800
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Edward Hasted The history and topographical survey of the county of 
Kent, second edition, volume 12
Canterbury
1801
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William Lambard
A perambulation of Kent (reprinted)
Chatham
1826
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William Hamper
The life, diary, and correspondence of Sir William Dugdale (two letters from Somner to Dugdale)
London
1827
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Anon
Philosophical Magazine, new series, vol 2, pp 73-4 (hyaenas in Boughton Monchelsea)
London
1827
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Richard Owen
A history of British fossil mammals (bits of a rhinoceros from Chartham)
London
1846
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