The William Cobbett Society

William Cobbett, a late eighteenth and early nineteenth century write, publisher, and politician visited Hollingbourne on 5th September 1823 and published a description of the village in his “Rural Rides” as follows”This is what the people of Kent call the Garden of Eden”. He founded Hansard, the State Trials series of law reports, and the Political Register which had the largest circulation of the day amongst other newspapers and this link is to the William Cobbett Society.

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