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Earl of Aylesford, in the County of Kent, is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.

Eccles is a village in the English county of Kent, part of the parish of Aylesford and in the valley of the River Medway.

Kent wills: 1750-1769, including: 

George GotherWilliam HeadleyJohn TaylorWilliam DayMargaret DentenJames Hulkes 

Kent wills: 1770-1789 including:Charles MilnerPeter GunningWilliam HutchisonJames HulkesJacob SmithJohn BowesBarnard MartinSarah WeeksCharles Arnol

Kent wills: 1790-1809 including:

Kent wills: 1810-1829 including:John CharltonMary WillsonSamuel SmithThomas StroudAnn HorsnaillThomas GoldingSusannah DaySusanna HorsnaillBarnabas

For the ‘People and work’ project we have looked at all wills for the study parishes dated from 1750-1857 and all post-1720 inventories. 

Probate records – wills and inventories – are a very useful source for the local historian.

The Hook family played an important role in the life of Snodland from the mid nineteenth century, when they moved to the parish from Gloucestershir

Snodland papermill was in existence long before the Hook family purchased the business in 1854.

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