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St Marychurch Street

Postby kiwi » Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:25 pm

St Mary's Church - St Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe.
In the church a memorial marks the final resting place of Christopher Jones, captain of the Mayflower, which took the Pilgrim Fathers to North America in 1620.
It is also the burial place of Prince Lee Boo of Palau, a Pacific Island prince.
The organ, built and installed by John Byfield in 1764, is a superb example of 18th century English organ building. Its tonal qualities have been retained to the present day, so that its sound is much as Handel (1685-1759) and his London contemporaries would have heard and appreciated.
St Mary's Church,St Mary Church St. Rotherhithe..jpg
St Mary's Church,St Mary Church St. Rotherhithe.
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The Parish Church of St. Mary's,Rotherhithe seen from the River Thames
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Re: St Marychurch Street

Postby kiwi » Sun Apr 09, 2017 6:48 am

Saint Mary's parochial School Rotherhithe watch house, 70 Saint Marychurch Street parochial school and Watch House.jpg
Saint Mary's parochial School/ Rotherhithe watch house, 70 Saint Marychurch Street: parochial school and Watch House.

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Re: St Marychurch Street

Postby kiwi » Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:27 am

Named after Councillor Albert Henley, ex-mayor of Bermondsey, who was killed on 11-05-1941 fighting incendiary bombs that had fallen on the roof of the Bermondsey Town Hall in Spa Road, SE1.
Henley Close, Rotherhithe, 1950 Henley Close is a post-war block in St Mary Church Street.jpg
Henley Close, Rotherhithe, 1950 Henley Close is a post-war post-war block in St Mary Church Street. St Mary's Church can be seen in the background to the left
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c2009


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