The Sevenoaks Book

Edited by David Killingray and Elizabeth Purves.

Features a number of Roger’s paintings, including the front cover.

This historical dictionary comprises 100 entries from local contributors on people, places, organisations, and themes which centre on the town of Sevenoaks. ‘What is the history of the Wildernesse estate?  Who were the Lambardes?  What did the town smell like 200 years ago?  Where is Gallows Common?  What was sold in the Shambles?  When was Hartslands built?  Where was silk made?  What happened during the World Wars?’  These are a few subjects of inquiry in this new publication  The 300-page book is a full colour production, and includes over 100 illustrations.

Copies now available from Sevenoaks Bookshop.