3 edition of history of the town of Gravesend in the county of Kent, and of the port of London found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Robert Peirce Cruden.|
|LC Classifications||DA690.G8 C9|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v p., 1 ., 569,  p.|
|Number of Pages||569|
|LC Control Number||03015889|
The town appears as Gravesham in Domesday Book; it was incorporated during the reign of Elizabeth. Gravesend is especially familiar as the place of embarkation and disembarkation of custom-house officers, pilots, &c., attached to ships sailing to or arriving from foreign ports. Edited by William Page. A part-volume detailing the religious houses of the county. Includes accounts of the early history of Canterbury and Rochester cathedrals, and of several sites now within the conurbation of London. Victoria County History - Kent. Originally published by Victoria County History, London,
The history of the town of Gravesend in the County of Kent: and of the port of London / by Robert Peirc The charter of the incorporated town and parishes of Gravesend and Milton, in the county of Kent; [micro The charter of the incorporated town and parishes of Gravesend and Milton, in the county of Kent [electr. Gravesend, Kent, England - History Stone Age implements have been found in the area; as has the evidence of an Iron Age settlement at nearby Springhead. Extensive Roman remains have been found nearby, at Vagniacae (Springhead); and Gravesend lies immediately to the north of their road connecting London with the Kent coast - now called Watling.
Gravesend is a town in northern Kent, on the south bank of the Thames, opposite Tilbury in is the largest town of this stretch of the Thames bank and because of its geographical position Gravesend has always had an important role to play in the history and communications of south-eastern on: 51°26’29"N, 0°22’7"E. Governance, History the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia. Gravesend is part of and is the principal town of the Borough of borough was formed on 1 April , under the Local Government Act , by the merger of the Municipal Borough of Gravesend and Northfleet Urban end was incorporated as a Municipal Borough in under .
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It lies on the right bank of the River Thames, downstream from London, and is the district administrative centre. The discovery of the Swanscombe skull near Gravesend dates early settlement in the.
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Ver los 13 formatos y ediciones Ocultar otros formatos y 5/5(1). Title: The history of the town of Gravesend in the county of Kent, and of the port of London Author: Cruden, Robert Peirce Number of pages: pages Language: English Topics: Geography, United Kingdom, England, Kent.
The History Of The Town Of Gravesend In The County Of Kent, And Of The Port Of London () by Robert Peirce Cruden,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A very important Kentish town history, and a maritime history, together with the story of the Royal Dockyards at Deptford and Woolwich, by Robert Peirce Cruden ().
The subtitle “ of the Port of London” is a bit misleading, in that Gravesend is regarded as being within the “Port” and traffic is described in general terms. East Kent became one of the kingdoms of the Jutes during the 5th century (see Kingdom of Kent) and the area was later known as Cantia in around and Cent in The early Medieval inhabitants of the county were known as the Cantwara or Kent people, whose capital (the only town called a metropolis by Bede) was at Canterbury.
Canterbury is the religious centre of the. History of the town of Gravesend in the county of Kent, and of the port of London. London, W. Pickering; [etc.] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors /. The history of the town of Gravesend in the County of Kent: and of the port of London.
London: William Pickering. MLA Citation. Cruden, Robert Peirce. The history of the town of Gravesend in the County of Kent: and of the port of London / by Robert Peirce Cruden William Pickering London Australian/Harvard Citation.
Cruden, Robert Peirce. CRUDEN, Robert Pierce. The History of the Town of Gravesend in the County of Kent and of the Port of London. L: William Pickering, (). Large PaperEdition. Pp leaves plates (3 folding). Large 8vo, rebound in redcloth.
Cohen, The Thames, A. Gravesend soon became one of the first English resort towns and thrived from an early tourist trade. Gravesend "watermen" were often in a family trade; and the town is the headquarters of the Port of London Authority Thames Navigation Service, supplying both river and sea pilots.
The History of the Town of Gravesend in the County of Kent, and of the Port of London ().pdf writen by Robert Peirce Cruden: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.
This work was reproduced f. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The history of the town of Gravesend in the county of Kent, and Cruden, R. (Robert Peirce), View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. By Edward Hasted.
Details four hundreds in the lathe of Sutton-at-Hone (Westerham and Edenbridge; Brasted; Somerton, and Codsheath) and two in the lathe of Aylesford on the north Kent coast (Toltringtrough and Shamwell.) Includes accounts of the towns of Gravesend, Shoreham and Westerham. Kent, History and Topographical Survey.
Originally. the history of the town of gravesend in the county of kent and the port of london. GRAVESEND - CRUDEN, ROBERT PEIRCE. Published by William Pickering Piccadilly; James Johnson 46 Harmer Street Gravesend., London (). Gravesend is an ancient town in north west Kent, England, situated 21 miles (35 km) east south-east of Charing Cross (central London) on the south bank of the Thames Estuary and opposite Tilbury in Essex.
Located in the diocese of Rochester, it is the administrative centre of the Borough of Gravesham. It also has the smallest town hall in the country.
It was once much more significant as the main port for Canterbury, which traded directly with London. Read More Related Articles. Why the huge 'Disney-style' theme park planned for Kent is called London Resort despite being in the Swanscombe Peninsula; Kent is the main area for hazelnut growing Author: Sian Elvin.
Kent, administrative, geographic, and historic county of England, lying at the southeastern extremity of Great Britain. It is bordered to the southwest by East Sussex, to the west by Surrey, to the northwest by Greater London, to the north by.
The town's name is said to have come from the fact that there is a small stream or "bourne" running underground in part of the town. In the s, a book called History of Kent explained that Sittingbourne was anciently written ‘Sedingbourne’ and in Saxon ‘Saedingburga’, which essentially meant the hamlet by the bourne or small stream.
The history of the town and port of Faversham, in the county of Kent. By Edward Jacob, Esq. F.S.A. Illustrated with copper plates. [Jacob, Edward] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The history of the town and port of Faversham, in the county of Kent. By Edward Jacob, Esq.
F.S.A. Illustrated with copper : Edward Jacob.However, its subsequent rebuilding greatly improved the town and increasingly attracted visitors and residents from London. St James church, in New Road, was built. It was demolished in Gravesend Hospital was opened.
The Town Pier was covered and converted for the use of the Tilbury railway ferry.