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  • * John Strype's Survey of London Online *

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    Book 1, Chapter 28 Statutes for preventing Fires.

    built on old or new Foundations, within the Bills of Mortality, except on London Bridge , and on the River Thames below Bridge, shall have Party Walls between House and House, wholly of Brick or Stone; except Door Cases, Windows,

    Appendix 1, Chapter 11 Rotherhith.

    upon LONDON : Some in Kent , and some in Essex ; whose Banks are mostly washed by the River Thames . CHAP. II. The Circuit-Walk on the South East and East Parts: viz. Rotherhith . Deptford . Greenwich :

    Appendix 1, Chapter 12 Greenwich.

    , a Town on the Bank of the River Thames . H ERE the Kings of this Land had a fair Palace, and Park on a Hill adjoining to it: Part of which is turned into a vast Structure of

    Book 1, Chapter 8 Locks, Wears and Mills.

    of great Necessity for the Passage of Barges, and especially at Low Waters . For The Benefit of the River Thames . J. S. Locks and Wears on it. The Danger of them. The Encrease of Barges Westward . Complained

    Book 1, Chapter 9 Locks, Wears and Mills.

    of the Queen's Majesties Laws, and not otherwise. About the Year 1508 . certain Mills were erected upon this River Thames , near the Bridge, to grind Corn for the better Supply of the City. For the City had for

  • * Victoria County History *

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    Editorial note

    University, Dr. C. I. Hammer on early modern Oxford , and Dr. Mary Prior on the history of the river Thames and St. Thomas 's parish is gratefully recorded. Mr. D. H. Merry and Mr. E. H. Cordeaux kindly gave

    Alien houses The priory of Lewisham

    foreigners staying there constituted a danger to the realm on account of the situation of the priory on the River Thames . 14 It was taken into the king's hands during the war with France , and generally let to

    Yelford Introduction

    been realigned before the 19th century. 86 The lane formed part of an ancient route running south-eastwards to the river Thames , and a section south-east of Yelford was still call ed Abingdon Lane in 1839 , although by then

    Parishes Purley

    of Purley lies to the west of Pangbourne and is bounded on its northern and eastern sides by the River Thames ; it contains 862 acres, of which 471 are arable, 375 permanent grass and 15 woods and plantations. 1

    Romano-British remains Introduction

    minor districts near the line of the Icknield way and the ridgeway; only on the southern slopes towards the River Thames near Mapledurham and Caversham , and at Harpsden near Henley , have traces of houses or even villages appeared,

  • * British History Online * *

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    Index, Q, R

    See Public Revenue. Riber Thames Statute Page For preventing the Exactions of Occupiers of Locks and Wears upon the River Thames Westward, and for ascertaining the Rates of Carriage upon the River. 6 & 7 W . & M. c

    British History Online

    of Southwark, And Parishes adjacent, mentioned in the Weekly Bills of Mortality, on the South-side the River Thames in the County of Surrey with the names of the persons entrusted therewith, July, 1649 [July, 1649. ] Be it Enacted by

    Charles I - volume 532, Undated 1630, 01 January 1630-31 December 1630

    of Admiralty orders and returns respecting the conservancy of the river Thames, its cleansing and rights of fishing and oyster getting on its banks and reaches in Essex and Kent. The rights below-bridge being in the Lord Admiral, these returns Subscribers-only content


    of one buss or fishing-vessel for each Ward; and that store-houses should be built in commodious places about the River Thames, fitted with nets, casks, salt, and all things in readiness. The busses might all go forth to the Island


    of the Council to the Lord Mayor. The River Thames, by reason of the number of weirs between the bridge (London Bridge) and Windsor had become choked and almost unnavigable. They requested him, as Conservator of the river, to send

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    for Government by Mr. Conp,. ;.AND tO erect barlracks. in the lskl of Walclelera, allnd wj.,; returned to tile river Thames the 20th December, are now in the greatest distress fur want of their wages.- Poor labouriug Inechalnlics withl large Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    who are seriously contemplating the removal of their arts arcd their machines to places less burthened by taxation, 'The river Thames presents a most dreary aspect. 11ere ,;re not fifty foreign sail lo be seen in it; and the Lou.- Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    Her Majesty returned very spirited answers to all the Addresses. On Tuesday, tihe Lightermen and Watermen went up the river Thames with their Address to the Queen, and the crowds swhich collected to witness their progress were immense. All the Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    think we can safely say, not less than:lhree .hundred, were intundated by the swell of the water in' the river Thames abhove Veu-hall, which broke down the embankment, and produced the most alarming consequences. It is said that three persons Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    A. Te< S;. Arneld, A . R. A., Q. Barrett, L. Clennelt &X.-~The aelect C41&tien of Viets'v on the River Thames, from its .So telso-theS %g-doltained in this volusme, displays the greatest va-- ripty':- amogmany of the snest interesting, it Subscribers-only content

  • * The History of Parliament *

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    BRYDGES (BRUGGES), John (by 1470-1530), of London.

    in Spain and his elder son Giles and others in the Levant. He had his own quay on the river Thames, which he bought from Sir Henry Colet. His main export was cloth, but in 1508 he and five other

    CURTEYS, Thomas (by 1502-59), of London.

    sheriff Curteys was elected one of the Members for the City. On 22 Nov. 1547 a bill for the river Thames was given its first reading in the House of Lords: four days later the court of common council, having

    STURGEON, John (by 1498-1570/71), of London.

    preparation of an answer to a bill introduced four days earlier into the Lords ‘against the City’ for the river Thames: whether or not the answer was completed no more was heard of the bill. Sturgeon’s employment in this matter

    COKAYN, Thomas (d.1440), of Cornwall.

    Surr. Dec. 1438 (extortion by millers); weirs, river Lea from Ware to the Thames Oct. 1436, May 1440; sewers, river Thames from Stratford atte Bow to Wigborough Nov. 1438. Ofifces Held Recorder, London 27 Oct. 1438-d. Biography Thomas Cokayn was

    COTERELL, John, of Wallingford, Berks.

    and controller of the royal works at Wallingford castle 28 Oct. 1389-20 Nov. 1390. Ofifces Held Commr. of inquiry, river Thames Feb. 1391 (illegal seizure of nets confiscated by the water bailiff), Kent June 1393 (waste in alien priory estates


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