[2], The local government arrangements were reorganised in 1900 with the creation of the Metropolitan Borough of Southwark. The name means "southern defensive work" and is formed from the Old English sūþ (south) and weorc (work). The district, which is the oldest part of South London, developed due to its position at the southern end of the early versions of London Bridge, the only crossing point for many miles. Southwark was outside of the control of the City of London and was a haven for criminals and free traders, who would sell goods and conduct trades outside the regulation of the city's Livery Companies. Another landmark is Southwark Cathedral, a priory then parish church, created a cathedral in 1905, noted for its Merbecke Choir.

Southwark is the location of City Hall, the administrative headquarters of the Greater London Authority and the meeting place of the London Assembly and Mayor of London. John Harvard gained his BA degree at Emmanuel College in 1632 and MA in 1635. After many decades of petitioning, in 1550 Southwark was incorporated into the City of London as the ward of Bridge Without. King Charles II and his brother, James, Duke of York, oversaw the effort. He failed to force the bridge during the Norman conquest of England, but Southwark was devastated.[6]. The Borough and Bankside Community Council corresponds to the Southwark electoral wards of Cathedrals and Chaucer. The Borough runs further to the south than realised; both St George's Cathedral and the Imperial War Museum are within the ancient boundaries, which border nearby Lambeth. [9][10][11] In 1587, Southwark's first playhouse theatre, The Rose, opened.

View Page; History. In 2006 it performed as part of the Queen's Christmas Broadcast, which was recorded at the cathedral. In 2001 Mandela opened a new northern "cloister" on the site of the old monastic one, with a refectory, shop, conference centre, education centre and museum. From the Norman period manorial organisation obtained through major lay and ecclesiastic magnates. Borough Market is a well-developed visitor attraction and has grown in size.

The Borough runs further to the south than realised; both St George's Cathedral and the Imperial War Museum are within the ancient boundaries, which border nearby Lambeth. It was from the tower of St Saviour's that the Czech artist Wenceslas Hollar drew his Long View of London from Bankside in 1647, a panorama which has become a definitive image of the city in the 17th century. The area appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 within the hundred of Brixton as held by several Surrey manors. "Ecce patet tensus: The Trentham Manuscript, 11370/534fae63-f48c-417a-8747-4d673e52131a, Hungerford Bridge and Golden Jubilee Bridges, Mandy Ford (Director of Discipleship and Ministry), Jay Colwill (Director of Mission and Evangelism), Paul Timms, Simon Gutwein, James Collins, Robert Biden, Sub Dean and Canon Pastor, and Minister-in-Charge, St Hugh's, Bermondsey – Michael Rawson (since December 2014), Canon Precentor – Gilly Myers (since 9 September 2012 installation), Diocesan Director of Discipleship and Ministry & Canon Chancellor – Mandy Ford (since September 2014), Diocesan Director of Mission and Evangelism & Canon Missioner – Jay Colwill (since 15 April 2018 installation), Succentor (Minor Canon) — Rachel Young (since January 2017), Curate, and at St Hugh's, Bermondsey — David Adamson.

This article is about the district. The name Suthriganaweorc[2] or Suthringa geweorche[3] is recorded for the area in the 10th-century Anglo-Saxon document known as the Burghal Hidage[3] and means "fort of the men of Surrey"[2] or "the defensive work of the men of Surrey". The Dean of Southwark is the head (primus inter pares – first among equals) and chair of the chapter of canons, the ruling body of Southwark Cathedral.The dean and chapter are based at the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of Saint Saviour and Saint Mary Overie in Southwark.Before 2000 the post was designated as a provost, which was then the equivalent of a dean at most English cathedrals. It also hosted a concentration of brothels. It comprised the parishes of Southwark Christchurch, Southwark St Saviours, Southwark St George the Martyr and Newington. The Cathedral Choir is supported financially by the St Olave's & St Saviour's Schools Foundation, which stems from the two parochial schools set up in the 1560s which still hold their commemoration and annual services at the cathedral as their 'foundation' church. For the Roman Catholic cathedral, see, ✪ Inside Southwark Cathedral... And Up On Its Roof, ✪ The London Story - Southwark Cathedral, ✪ London. The cathedral is used by London South Bank University for its annual honorary degree ceremony, by Regent's College for its graduation ceremonies, and by King's College London for its medical and dental degree ceremonies, an association stemming from its merger with Guy's and St Thomas' teaching hospitals, St Thomas' having started as an infirmary attached to the Priory of St Mary. At Domesday, the area's assets were: Bishop Odo of Bayeux held the monastery[7] (the site of modern Southwark Cathedral) and the tideway, which still exists as St Mary Overie dock; the King owned the church (probably St Olave's) and its tidal stream (St Olave's Dock); the dues of the waterway or mooring place were shared between King William I and Earl Godwin; the King also had the toll of the strand; and 'men of Southwark' had the right to 'a haw and its toll'. Two Roman roads, Stane Street and Watling Street, met at Southwark in what is now Borough High Street.

[5] Although recent guidebooks are more circumspect, referring only to "a tradition", an information panel at the east end of the cathedral still claims that there had been "A convent founded in 606 AD" and "A monastery established by St Swithun in the 9th century".

[8] In the 1580s, Reasonable Blackman worked as a silk weaver in Southwark, as one of the first people of African heritage to work as independent business owners in London in that era. Another landmark is Southwark Cathedral, a priory then parish church, created a cathedral in 1905, noted for its Merbecke Choir. The Metropolitan Borough of Southwark was based at Walworth Town Hall. [19][20][21] Two dramatists, John Fletcher and Philip Massinger were buried in the church. Sandra Alvarez, '10 Things to See at Southwark Cathedral'. Southwark (/ ˈ s ʌ ð ə k / SUDH-ək) is a district of Central London situated on the south bank of the River Thames, forming the north-western part of the wider modern London Borough of Southwark.The district, which is the oldest part of South London, developed due to its position at the southern end of the early versions of London Bridge, the only crossing point for many miles. Some years after the rebuild it was thought that the Willis changes, though well intentioned, detracted too much from the original concept, so it was decided to restore the instrument to the Lewis specifications. London’s historic core, the City of London lay north of the Bridge. that this minster pre-dated the conversion of Wessex in the mid-7th century, or the foundation of the "burh" c. 886. In 1889 the area became part of the new County of London. During the early Middle Ages, Southwark developed and was one of the four Surrey towns which returned Members of Parliament for the first commons assembly in 1295. Copyright 2017. The settlement at Southwark, like the main settlement of London to the north of the bridge, had been more or less abandoned by the end of the fourth century.
John Harvard went to the local parish free school of St Saviour's and on to Cambridge University.

Local points of interest include Southwark Cathedral, The Shard, Tower Bridge and the City Hall offices of the Greater London Authority. She became known as a local celebrity and met both the Mayor of London and Queen Elizabeth II on formal visits to the cathedral. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! This defensive role is highlighted by the use of the bridge in 1016 as a defence against King Sweyn and his son King Cnut by Ethelred the Unready and again, in 1066, against Duke William the Conqueror.

The Livery Companies also ensured that they had jurisdiction over the area. In 1965 the two boroughs were combined with the Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell to form the current London Borough of Southwark.[12]. [3] Linsted claimed it had been founded as a nunnery "long before the [Norman] Conquest" by a maiden named Mary, on the profits of a ferry across the Thames she had inherited from her parents. The Borough is generally an area of mixed development, with council estates, major office developments, social housing and high value residential gated communities side by side with each other. [54][55], Ernest Lough, who later made a celebrated recording of O for the Wings of a Dove with the choir of the Temple Church under George Thalben-Ball, auditioned unsuccessfully for a position as chorister at Southwark Cathedral. To install click the Add extension button.

There is no proof for suggestions that a convent was founded on the site in 606 nor for the claim that a monastery was founded there by St Swithun in the 9th century.

The Thursday Singers are made up of people from the local community. Three of the Lay Clerks are supported by endowments from The Ouseley Trust, the Vernon Ellis Foundation, and the Friends of Cathedral Music.

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He migrated to the Massachusetts Colony and left his library and the residue of his will to the new college there, named after him as its first benefactor. The first deep-level underground tube line in London was the City and South London Railway, now the Bank branch of the Northern line, opened in 1890, running from King William Street south through Borough to Stockwell.
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[2], The local government arrangements were reorganised in 1900 with the creation of the Metropolitan Borough of Southwark. The name means "southern defensive work" and is formed from the Old English sūþ (south) and weorc (work). The district, which is the oldest part of South London, developed due to its position at the southern end of the early versions of London Bridge, the only crossing point for many miles. Southwark was outside of the control of the City of London and was a haven for criminals and free traders, who would sell goods and conduct trades outside the regulation of the city's Livery Companies. Another landmark is Southwark Cathedral, a priory then parish church, created a cathedral in 1905, noted for its Merbecke Choir.

Southwark is the location of City Hall, the administrative headquarters of the Greater London Authority and the meeting place of the London Assembly and Mayor of London. John Harvard gained his BA degree at Emmanuel College in 1632 and MA in 1635. After many decades of petitioning, in 1550 Southwark was incorporated into the City of London as the ward of Bridge Without. King Charles II and his brother, James, Duke of York, oversaw the effort. He failed to force the bridge during the Norman conquest of England, but Southwark was devastated.[6]. The Borough and Bankside Community Council corresponds to the Southwark electoral wards of Cathedrals and Chaucer. The Borough runs further to the south than realised; both St George's Cathedral and the Imperial War Museum are within the ancient boundaries, which border nearby Lambeth. [9][10][11] In 1587, Southwark's first playhouse theatre, The Rose, opened.

View Page; History. In 2006 it performed as part of the Queen's Christmas Broadcast, which was recorded at the cathedral. In 2001 Mandela opened a new northern "cloister" on the site of the old monastic one, with a refectory, shop, conference centre, education centre and museum. From the Norman period manorial organisation obtained through major lay and ecclesiastic magnates. Borough Market is a well-developed visitor attraction and has grown in size.

The Borough runs further to the south than realised; both St George's Cathedral and the Imperial War Museum are within the ancient boundaries, which border nearby Lambeth. It was from the tower of St Saviour's that the Czech artist Wenceslas Hollar drew his Long View of London from Bankside in 1647, a panorama which has become a definitive image of the city in the 17th century. The area appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 within the hundred of Brixton as held by several Surrey manors. "Ecce patet tensus: The Trentham Manuscript, 11370/534fae63-f48c-417a-8747-4d673e52131a, Hungerford Bridge and Golden Jubilee Bridges, Mandy Ford (Director of Discipleship and Ministry), Jay Colwill (Director of Mission and Evangelism), Paul Timms, Simon Gutwein, James Collins, Robert Biden, Sub Dean and Canon Pastor, and Minister-in-Charge, St Hugh's, Bermondsey – Michael Rawson (since December 2014), Canon Precentor – Gilly Myers (since 9 September 2012 installation), Diocesan Director of Discipleship and Ministry & Canon Chancellor – Mandy Ford (since September 2014), Diocesan Director of Mission and Evangelism & Canon Missioner – Jay Colwill (since 15 April 2018 installation), Succentor (Minor Canon) — Rachel Young (since January 2017), Curate, and at St Hugh's, Bermondsey — David Adamson.

This article is about the district. The name Suthriganaweorc[2] or Suthringa geweorche[3] is recorded for the area in the 10th-century Anglo-Saxon document known as the Burghal Hidage[3] and means "fort of the men of Surrey"[2] or "the defensive work of the men of Surrey". The Dean of Southwark is the head (primus inter pares – first among equals) and chair of the chapter of canons, the ruling body of Southwark Cathedral.The dean and chapter are based at the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of Saint Saviour and Saint Mary Overie in Southwark.Before 2000 the post was designated as a provost, which was then the equivalent of a dean at most English cathedrals. It also hosted a concentration of brothels. It comprised the parishes of Southwark Christchurch, Southwark St Saviours, Southwark St George the Martyr and Newington. The Cathedral Choir is supported financially by the St Olave's & St Saviour's Schools Foundation, which stems from the two parochial schools set up in the 1560s which still hold their commemoration and annual services at the cathedral as their 'foundation' church. For the Roman Catholic cathedral, see, ✪ Inside Southwark Cathedral... And Up On Its Roof, ✪ The London Story - Southwark Cathedral, ✪ London. The cathedral is used by London South Bank University for its annual honorary degree ceremony, by Regent's College for its graduation ceremonies, and by King's College London for its medical and dental degree ceremonies, an association stemming from its merger with Guy's and St Thomas' teaching hospitals, St Thomas' having started as an infirmary attached to the Priory of St Mary. At Domesday, the area's assets were: Bishop Odo of Bayeux held the monastery[7] (the site of modern Southwark Cathedral) and the tideway, which still exists as St Mary Overie dock; the King owned the church (probably St Olave's) and its tidal stream (St Olave's Dock); the dues of the waterway or mooring place were shared between King William I and Earl Godwin; the King also had the toll of the strand; and 'men of Southwark' had the right to 'a haw and its toll'. Two Roman roads, Stane Street and Watling Street, met at Southwark in what is now Borough High Street.

[5] Although recent guidebooks are more circumspect, referring only to "a tradition", an information panel at the east end of the cathedral still claims that there had been "A convent founded in 606 AD" and "A monastery established by St Swithun in the 9th century".

[8] In the 1580s, Reasonable Blackman worked as a silk weaver in Southwark, as one of the first people of African heritage to work as independent business owners in London in that era. Another landmark is Southwark Cathedral, a priory then parish church, created a cathedral in 1905, noted for its Merbecke Choir. The Metropolitan Borough of Southwark was based at Walworth Town Hall. [19][20][21] Two dramatists, John Fletcher and Philip Massinger were buried in the church. Sandra Alvarez, '10 Things to See at Southwark Cathedral'. Southwark (/ ˈ s ʌ ð ə k / SUDH-ək) is a district of Central London situated on the south bank of the River Thames, forming the north-western part of the wider modern London Borough of Southwark.The district, which is the oldest part of South London, developed due to its position at the southern end of the early versions of London Bridge, the only crossing point for many miles. Some years after the rebuild it was thought that the Willis changes, though well intentioned, detracted too much from the original concept, so it was decided to restore the instrument to the Lewis specifications. London’s historic core, the City of London lay north of the Bridge. that this minster pre-dated the conversion of Wessex in the mid-7th century, or the foundation of the "burh" c. 886. In 1889 the area became part of the new County of London. During the early Middle Ages, Southwark developed and was one of the four Surrey towns which returned Members of Parliament for the first commons assembly in 1295. Copyright 2017. The settlement at Southwark, like the main settlement of London to the north of the bridge, had been more or less abandoned by the end of the fourth century.
John Harvard went to the local parish free school of St Saviour's and on to Cambridge University.

Local points of interest include Southwark Cathedral, The Shard, Tower Bridge and the City Hall offices of the Greater London Authority. She became known as a local celebrity and met both the Mayor of London and Queen Elizabeth II on formal visits to the cathedral. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! This defensive role is highlighted by the use of the bridge in 1016 as a defence against King Sweyn and his son King Cnut by Ethelred the Unready and again, in 1066, against Duke William the Conqueror.

The Livery Companies also ensured that they had jurisdiction over the area. In 1965 the two boroughs were combined with the Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell to form the current London Borough of Southwark.[12]. [3] Linsted claimed it had been founded as a nunnery "long before the [Norman] Conquest" by a maiden named Mary, on the profits of a ferry across the Thames she had inherited from her parents. The Borough is generally an area of mixed development, with council estates, major office developments, social housing and high value residential gated communities side by side with each other. [54][55], Ernest Lough, who later made a celebrated recording of O for the Wings of a Dove with the choir of the Temple Church under George Thalben-Ball, auditioned unsuccessfully for a position as chorister at Southwark Cathedral. To install click the Add extension button.

There is no proof for suggestions that a convent was founded on the site in 606 nor for the claim that a monastery was founded there by St Swithun in the 9th century.

The Thursday Singers are made up of people from the local community. Three of the Lay Clerks are supported by endowments from The Ouseley Trust, the Vernon Ellis Foundation, and the Friends of Cathedral Music.

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He migrated to the Massachusetts Colony and left his library and the residue of his will to the new college there, named after him as its first benefactor. The first deep-level underground tube line in London was the City and South London Railway, now the Bank branch of the Northern line, opened in 1890, running from King William Street south through Borough to Stockwell.
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The first deep-level underground tube line in London was the City and South London Railway, now the Bank branch of the Northern line, opened in 1890, running from King William Street south through Borough to Stockwell. Around 1555 Southwark St Thomas was split off from St Olave, and in 1733 Southwark St John Horsleydown was also split off.[12]. [37] The Cathedral now says, "Southwark Cathedral is an inclusive community where LGBTi+ people are welcomed and affirmed.

[2], The local government arrangements were reorganised in 1900 with the creation of the Metropolitan Borough of Southwark. The name means "southern defensive work" and is formed from the Old English sūþ (south) and weorc (work). The district, which is the oldest part of South London, developed due to its position at the southern end of the early versions of London Bridge, the only crossing point for many miles. Southwark was outside of the control of the City of London and was a haven for criminals and free traders, who would sell goods and conduct trades outside the regulation of the city's Livery Companies. Another landmark is Southwark Cathedral, a priory then parish church, created a cathedral in 1905, noted for its Merbecke Choir.

Southwark is the location of City Hall, the administrative headquarters of the Greater London Authority and the meeting place of the London Assembly and Mayor of London. John Harvard gained his BA degree at Emmanuel College in 1632 and MA in 1635. After many decades of petitioning, in 1550 Southwark was incorporated into the City of London as the ward of Bridge Without. King Charles II and his brother, James, Duke of York, oversaw the effort. He failed to force the bridge during the Norman conquest of England, but Southwark was devastated.[6]. The Borough and Bankside Community Council corresponds to the Southwark electoral wards of Cathedrals and Chaucer. The Borough runs further to the south than realised; both St George's Cathedral and the Imperial War Museum are within the ancient boundaries, which border nearby Lambeth. [9][10][11] In 1587, Southwark's first playhouse theatre, The Rose, opened.

View Page; History. In 2006 it performed as part of the Queen's Christmas Broadcast, which was recorded at the cathedral. In 2001 Mandela opened a new northern "cloister" on the site of the old monastic one, with a refectory, shop, conference centre, education centre and museum. From the Norman period manorial organisation obtained through major lay and ecclesiastic magnates. Borough Market is a well-developed visitor attraction and has grown in size.

The Borough runs further to the south than realised; both St George's Cathedral and the Imperial War Museum are within the ancient boundaries, which border nearby Lambeth. It was from the tower of St Saviour's that the Czech artist Wenceslas Hollar drew his Long View of London from Bankside in 1647, a panorama which has become a definitive image of the city in the 17th century. The area appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 within the hundred of Brixton as held by several Surrey manors. "Ecce patet tensus: The Trentham Manuscript, 11370/534fae63-f48c-417a-8747-4d673e52131a, Hungerford Bridge and Golden Jubilee Bridges, Mandy Ford (Director of Discipleship and Ministry), Jay Colwill (Director of Mission and Evangelism), Paul Timms, Simon Gutwein, James Collins, Robert Biden, Sub Dean and Canon Pastor, and Minister-in-Charge, St Hugh's, Bermondsey – Michael Rawson (since December 2014), Canon Precentor – Gilly Myers (since 9 September 2012 installation), Diocesan Director of Discipleship and Ministry & Canon Chancellor – Mandy Ford (since September 2014), Diocesan Director of Mission and Evangelism & Canon Missioner – Jay Colwill (since 15 April 2018 installation), Succentor (Minor Canon) — Rachel Young (since January 2017), Curate, and at St Hugh's, Bermondsey — David Adamson.

This article is about the district. The name Suthriganaweorc[2] or Suthringa geweorche[3] is recorded for the area in the 10th-century Anglo-Saxon document known as the Burghal Hidage[3] and means "fort of the men of Surrey"[2] or "the defensive work of the men of Surrey". The Dean of Southwark is the head (primus inter pares – first among equals) and chair of the chapter of canons, the ruling body of Southwark Cathedral.The dean and chapter are based at the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of Saint Saviour and Saint Mary Overie in Southwark.Before 2000 the post was designated as a provost, which was then the equivalent of a dean at most English cathedrals. It also hosted a concentration of brothels. It comprised the parishes of Southwark Christchurch, Southwark St Saviours, Southwark St George the Martyr and Newington. The Cathedral Choir is supported financially by the St Olave's & St Saviour's Schools Foundation, which stems from the two parochial schools set up in the 1560s which still hold their commemoration and annual services at the cathedral as their 'foundation' church. For the Roman Catholic cathedral, see, ✪ Inside Southwark Cathedral... And Up On Its Roof, ✪ The London Story - Southwark Cathedral, ✪ London. The cathedral is used by London South Bank University for its annual honorary degree ceremony, by Regent's College for its graduation ceremonies, and by King's College London for its medical and dental degree ceremonies, an association stemming from its merger with Guy's and St Thomas' teaching hospitals, St Thomas' having started as an infirmary attached to the Priory of St Mary. At Domesday, the area's assets were: Bishop Odo of Bayeux held the monastery[7] (the site of modern Southwark Cathedral) and the tideway, which still exists as St Mary Overie dock; the King owned the church (probably St Olave's) and its tidal stream (St Olave's Dock); the dues of the waterway or mooring place were shared between King William I and Earl Godwin; the King also had the toll of the strand; and 'men of Southwark' had the right to 'a haw and its toll'. Two Roman roads, Stane Street and Watling Street, met at Southwark in what is now Borough High Street.

[5] Although recent guidebooks are more circumspect, referring only to "a tradition", an information panel at the east end of the cathedral still claims that there had been "A convent founded in 606 AD" and "A monastery established by St Swithun in the 9th century".

[8] In the 1580s, Reasonable Blackman worked as a silk weaver in Southwark, as one of the first people of African heritage to work as independent business owners in London in that era. Another landmark is Southwark Cathedral, a priory then parish church, created a cathedral in 1905, noted for its Merbecke Choir. The Metropolitan Borough of Southwark was based at Walworth Town Hall. [19][20][21] Two dramatists, John Fletcher and Philip Massinger were buried in the church. Sandra Alvarez, '10 Things to See at Southwark Cathedral'. Southwark (/ ˈ s ʌ ð ə k / SUDH-ək) is a district of Central London situated on the south bank of the River Thames, forming the north-western part of the wider modern London Borough of Southwark.The district, which is the oldest part of South London, developed due to its position at the southern end of the early versions of London Bridge, the only crossing point for many miles. Some years after the rebuild it was thought that the Willis changes, though well intentioned, detracted too much from the original concept, so it was decided to restore the instrument to the Lewis specifications. London’s historic core, the City of London lay north of the Bridge. that this minster pre-dated the conversion of Wessex in the mid-7th century, or the foundation of the "burh" c. 886. In 1889 the area became part of the new County of London. During the early Middle Ages, Southwark developed and was one of the four Surrey towns which returned Members of Parliament for the first commons assembly in 1295. Copyright 2017. The settlement at Southwark, like the main settlement of London to the north of the bridge, had been more or less abandoned by the end of the fourth century.
John Harvard went to the local parish free school of St Saviour's and on to Cambridge University.

Local points of interest include Southwark Cathedral, The Shard, Tower Bridge and the City Hall offices of the Greater London Authority. She became known as a local celebrity and met both the Mayor of London and Queen Elizabeth II on formal visits to the cathedral. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! This defensive role is highlighted by the use of the bridge in 1016 as a defence against King Sweyn and his son King Cnut by Ethelred the Unready and again, in 1066, against Duke William the Conqueror.

The Livery Companies also ensured that they had jurisdiction over the area. In 1965 the two boroughs were combined with the Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell to form the current London Borough of Southwark.[12]. [3] Linsted claimed it had been founded as a nunnery "long before the [Norman] Conquest" by a maiden named Mary, on the profits of a ferry across the Thames she had inherited from her parents. The Borough is generally an area of mixed development, with council estates, major office developments, social housing and high value residential gated communities side by side with each other. [54][55], Ernest Lough, who later made a celebrated recording of O for the Wings of a Dove with the choir of the Temple Church under George Thalben-Ball, auditioned unsuccessfully for a position as chorister at Southwark Cathedral. To install click the Add extension button.

There is no proof for suggestions that a convent was founded on the site in 606 nor for the claim that a monastery was founded there by St Swithun in the 9th century.

The Thursday Singers are made up of people from the local community. Three of the Lay Clerks are supported by endowments from The Ouseley Trust, the Vernon Ellis Foundation, and the Friends of Cathedral Music.

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He migrated to the Massachusetts Colony and left his library and the residue of his will to the new college there, named after him as its first benefactor. The first deep-level underground tube line in London was the City and South London Railway, now the Bank branch of the Northern line, opened in 1890, running from King William Street south through Borough to Stockwell.

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