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<p>"About 1630 a Puritan records tha … <p>"About 1630 a Puritan records that 'Maidstone was formerly a very profane town, where stoolball and other games were practiced on the Lord's Day."</p>
<p>M. S. Russell-Goggs, "Stoolball in Sussex," <u>The Sussex County Magazine</u>, volume 2, no. 7 (July 1928), page 318. <b>Note:</b> we need to locate the full citations for this and all other Russell-Goggs references.. We need to sort out how this claim relates to the very similar wording in the quote by Reverend Wilson in entry #1672.1 below.</p> d Wilson in entry #1672.1 below.</p>