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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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Maidstone Museum: talking walls

One of our volunteers, Roger Cockett, has been working with the Maidstone Museum to produce an online history of the building in which the Museum is housed. Click here to see the history, in four parts, from the 13th century … Continue reading

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