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Fulham Old and New Volume 1; Being an Exhaustive History of the Ancient Parish of Fulham (Paperback) Loot Price: R503
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Fulham Old and New Volume 1; Being an Exhaustive History of the Ancient Parish of Fulham (Paperback): Charles James Feret

Fulham Old and New Volume 1; Being an Exhaustive History of the Ancient Parish of Fulham (Paperback)

Charles James Feret

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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. 1900 Excerpt: ...the rate of twenty shillings yearly for keeping in repair my Monument in ffulham Church All which moneys charged on the Kings Arms I appoint to be paid at Christmas yearly. "I also charge the Kings Arms aforesaid with the payment of 10s. yearly at Christmas to the said Churchwarden and overseers to be by them distributed in Wiggs and Ale on the first diy of March yearly to the poor Children in the Charity School at ffulham. "I charge the estates devised by my will to Elizabeth Cotton with the annual payment of, 3 at Christmas to be by the Churchwarden and Overseers of ffulham distributed in meat and drink as the bread." In 1739 the inhabitants of Church Row included Mr. Samuel Ashhurst and Mr. Henry Holland. The former, with his wife Sarah and his son John, lies buried in Fulham Church. The latter was the father of Henry Holland, the famous architect, who himself resided in Fulham. Of the houses which form the terrace on the north side of Church Row, all are ancient. The three oldest are Nos. 7, 8 and 9, though the others, Nos. 1 to 6, which lie a little back, with small forecourts, have also attained a respectable antiquity. The former are curious old places, abounding in wood partitions, cupboards large enough to sleep in, and ceilings supported by old fashioned beams. The latter also partake, in their internal arrangements, of much the same character. For many years No. 8 was the residence of Mr. Richard Lester, who died 26 Feb. 1855, and lies buried with his first wife in the adjacent Churchyard. No. 7, in 1811, was purchased by Mr. Joseph Roe, sergeant of his Majesty's Chapels Royal and house steward under Bishop Porteus. In the Chaplain's Room at Fulham Palace are preserved some of Mr. Roe's account books, kept by him as sergeant. ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Charles James Feret
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 168
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-44445-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-44445-2
Barcode: 9781231444450

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