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Evidence given to the Opposed Bill Committee on the South Eastern Railway by local farmer, William Knox Child, relating to lack of availability of building materials in Kent.
Q: Where do you get your building materials?
A: I build myself several houses. I have found it answer my purpose to get them at London the Medway does not afford facility.
Q: You have brought Building materials from London?
A: I have, I found I got it cheaper.
Q: Would bringing building materials be of great advantage?
A: Yes, Yorkshire Stones and Slates in particular.
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