Evidence on coal in Kent 2

Evidence on coal in Kent 2
  • Title: Evidence to Opposed Bill Committee on South Eastern Railway

  • Date : 24 March 1836, p.250

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

  • Description :

    Evidence from local farmer William Knox Child about the price and availability of coal in Kent.

    Continued on page 3.

  • Transcript:

    Q continued: ...be an advantage also by having a Railroad conveyance for Coals.

    A: I can only say we consider coals very High at Tunbridge.  I have got the prices for the last 6 or 7 years I paid for my own family supply.  We thought them very high.  I believe the Medway is in the habit of dividing large profits.

    Q: Will you read the prices.

    A: By the Tunbridge Wharf the price of Coals in...

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