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Cobham online chat

The Cobham project online talk, held recently, is now available to watch online – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gs_cmOkJDzc&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=ArchaeologywithSophie Resources mentioned in the talk incude: Medway archives – https://cityark.medway.gov.uk/ The Kent LiDAR portal is online here (you need to register) –  https://kentlidar.org.uk/wp_kent/wp/ The British Library … Continue reading

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Monumental Brasses of Cobham Church

The Library of the Kent Archaeological Society has in its archives, manuscripts belonging to Harry Taswell Belcher, a former member of the KAS who had a strong interest in monumental brasses. His hand written booklet of the inscriptions at the … Continue reading

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A Cobham gentleman of the 1700s: Mr Hayes Diary

One of our volunteers, Don Blackburn, has transcribed the diary entries of Mr Hayes, of Cobham, Kent. As a boy Richard Hayes (1725-1790), lived with his uncle, Richard Hayes senior, at Owletts (now owned by the National Trust) in the … Continue reading

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Early footage of village life in Cobham

We’ve recently been alerted to footage of Cobham from 1944. The film can be found on Screen Archive South East’s website and shows village life in Cobham. The film follows villagers as they walk through the quiet streets and lanes, … Continue reading

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Cobham booklet coming soon

The Cobham Landscape Detectives booklet is out soon. If you would like a copy please contact Andrew at andrew.mayfield@kent.gov.uk

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