Evidence on transport of hops, page 4

Evidence on transport of hops, page 4
  • Title: Evidence on transport of hops, page 4

  • Date : 24 March 1836, p.258

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HC/CL/PB/2/2/36

  • Description :

    William Knox Child. a local famer, gives evidence to the Opposed Bill Committee on the transport of hops from Kent to London.

  • Transcript:

    Q: ...conveying hops with certainty at a reasonable rate through the intervention of a Railroad would not be of great advantage to that part of the country?

    A: Of extreme importance by bringing a great deal more land into hop cultivation and giving a great deal more employment.

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