Out of the Hay and Into the Hops: Hop Cultivation in Wealden Kent and Hop Marketing in Southwark, 1744-2000

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Univ of Hertfordshire Press, 2011 - History - 183 pages
Out of the Hay and into the Hops explores the history and development of hop cultivation in the Weald of Kent together with the marketing of this important crop in the Borough at Southwark (where a significant proportion of Wealden hops were sold).
 

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Contents

into the hops
1
the early days of hop cultivation
18
Combourne and Harpers Farms 18979
50
futures
82
buying and selling hops in the Borough
96
The last hurrah? Tithe commutation and the repeal of hop duty
127
Tables
178
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Celia Cordle is the recipient of the Kent Archaeological Society's inaugural Hasted Prize. She studied English local history at the University of Leicester, where she earned a PhD.

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