A Little History of Snodland, by Andrew Ashbee
Published privately by the author in 2006, 86 pages. A4 size spiral bound booklet (N6302)
Snodland is a town situated on the River Medway in the north of Kent (midway between Rochester and Maidstone), and this booklet provides a fascinating history od the place and its people over the centuries. There are sections on Beginnings, Romans, A Saxon Cemetery, After 1066, the Thirteenth Century, Some 15th Century Parishoners, Medieval Snodland Householders, the Tilghman Family, the 17th Century, the 18th Century, The May Family, the 19th Century, The Paper Mill, the Lime and Cement Industry, the National Schools, Henry Dampier Phelps, the Toll Road, Thomas Fletcher Waghorn, the Ferry, the Hook Family, the Paper Mill Fire of 1906, A Chronology of More Recent Events, and more!
The booklet will thus be an invaluable help to anyone interested in the history of Snodland, as well as people with a more general interest in the history of the local area....
The condition of the booklet is generally good. The cover has one or two very minor scuffs, but the spiral bound spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is a small price sticker on the rear side cover