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Dartford,

city (1991 pop. 62,032) and district, Kent, SE England, near London. Industries include flour milling and the manufacture of paper, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and cement. In 1355, Edward III founded an Augustinian convent there. The rebellion led by Wat TylerTyler, Wat,
d. 1381, English rebel. His given name appears in full as Walter; his surname signifies the trade of a roof tiler. He came into prominence as the leader of the rebellion of 1381, known as the Peasants' Revolt.
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 started at Dartford in 1381.

Dartford

a town in SE England, in NW Kent. Pop.: 56 818 (2001)
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He's believed to have been living rough in the Dartford area for about three months after moving from Scotland.
The recruitment day will be open to those looking to progress their sales career in a Business Development Executive role, and will be held from 3pm until 7pm at the company's head office in Crossways Business Park, located next to the Dartford Crossing.
Dartford had lost seven of their last nine home games and had gone almost five months since they last won at Princes Park.
"It's important now with Dartford coming up and Alfreton that we try and pick up maximum points from those two games," said Burr.
A low-key pre-Christmas crowd of 2,662 saw Dartford open the scoring as early as the sixth minute as captain Elliott Bradbrook slotted the ball home after an initial attempt from Luke Daley.
"Our message to the "Our message to the lads before the Dartford game was that we have shown we can compete with the Gatesheads, the Bristol Rovers and the Macclesfields," said Burr.
Despite taking the lead through Craig Curran, Dartford snatched victory with two late goals and Daish said the team needs to improve as a defensive unit.
Dartford failed to deal with Armson's corner and the ball fell to Curran who, with his back to goal, hooked an effort inside the post.
Their lead lasted only 15 minutes when Wrexham earned a corner after Dean Keates' shot was kept out by Dartford stopper Alan Julian, following an Andy Bishop knock down.
GATESHEAD chairman Graham Wood has heaped praise on Gary Mills ahead of their long trip to Dartford this weekend.
A MAJOR security alert was sparked last night after a suspected terrorist was arrested at the Dartford Crossing near London.