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Life and Labour of the People in London; Outer South London Volume 6 (Paperback) Loot Price: R442
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Life and Labour of the People in London; Outer South London Volume 6 (Paperback): Charles Booth

Life and Labour of the People in London; Outer South London Volume 6 (Paperback)

Charles Booth

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...which wedges of better working class are forcing their way, contains all the materials for a large congregation. The Church of the Good Shepherd is High, with the usual multiplication of services and a numerous congregation in which, more or less, all classes are represented. Lectures, classes, guilds and provident clubs are included in its activities. In these parishes the Baptists have two churches and Congregationalists one, while the Brethren have, for them, a numerous following; both 'open' and 'exclusive' branches of this body being found in force here. The Methodists are again represented by the Bible Christians. St. Mildred's and St. Augustine's stretch over Burnt Ash Hill to the London boundary at Grove Park. The former is active and well filled, the latter has only a very small population to deal with. All the parishioners are visited, and a very fair proportion come to church. Baptists and Congregationalists have also chapels near here. Eastward from Lee Green, London truly ends at St. Peter's parish. Here the church is freely used for all parochial purposes, and its services are well attended. Beyond this lies Eltham, which is now for us the remainder of London, and consists of fields wherein are situated two or three old villages. In and around these a town population is gradually forming. St. John the Baptist, Holy Trinity, and Christ Church are the parishes. Their churches are active, seeking with fair success to enter into the lives of the people; and in this the Congregationalists and Bible Christians also play their part. So far the increase in numbers during ten years can be counted by hundreds, but at any moment this may change, and the hundreds be turned into thousands. It is very near at hand. Given greater facilities of...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2012
First published: June 2012
Authors: Charles Booth
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 102
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-87002-3
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-153-87002-9
Barcode: 9781153870023

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