Edward Hasted

(1732—1812) county historian

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(1732–1812) Kent antiquarian. His History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent, which was published in four volumes between 1778 and 1799, was one of the outstanding county histories of the old antiquarians. It remains a valuable reference work. See, ‘Hasted as Historian’, Archaeologia Cantiana, 3 (1993).

From The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: History.

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