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The second edition of Edward Hasted's history, published between 1797 and 1801.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 1

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century
Includes a general account of the history, topography and natural history of the county. The volume also details the parishes of the two hundreds of Blackheath and Bromley and Beckenham, including several parishes which now form part of metropolitan London. These include Charlton, Deptford, Greenwich, Lewisham and Woolwich.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 2

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century
Details four hundreds in the lath of Sutton-at-Hone: those of Little and Lesnes, Dartford and Wilmington, Ruxley, and Axtane. Includes accounts of Dartford and parts of south-east metropolitan London, including Orpington.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 3

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century
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.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 4

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century
Covers the hundreds of Hoo, Chatham and Gillingham, Maidstone and Larkfield, in the north and centre of the historic county. It also includes an account of the cathedral city of Rochester.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 5

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century
Details the remaining eight hundreds of the lathe of Aylesford, including those of Brenchley and Wrotham. Includes accounts of the towns of Tonbridge and West Peckham.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 6

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century
The histories of three hundreds in the lath of Scray: Faversham, Milton and Tenham. The volume includes accounts of the isle of Sheppey and the ville of Sheerness. It also gives addenda for this volume and for volume 5.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 7

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century
Continues the account of the hundreds in the lath of Scray, begun in volume 5. Also contains accounts of four hundreds in the lath of Shipway, as well as of the town of Ashford.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 8

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century
The parishes and towns of the lath of Shepway in the south-east of the county, and the hundred of Whitstable on the north coast. The volume includes an account of the town of Folkestone.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century
Details the parishes of ten of the hundreds in the lath of St. Augustine. These lie in the east of the county, between Canterbury, Dover and the coast. The volume includes an account of Dover.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 10

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century
Details the history of the parishes of the hundred of Eastry, the isle of Thanet and the ports of Deal and Sandwich, in the far east of the county.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 11

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
The first of two volumes on the city of Canterbury. This first part contains a thematic history of the city, and part of an historical survey of the cathedral priory.

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 12

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
The second volume on Canterbury continues the history of the cathedral and also includes accounts of other religious houses in the city, including the abbey of St Augustine. The volume also gives substantial biographical accounts of the archbishops and archdeacons of Canterbury.