Building    From 1671 

Christchurch, Southwark

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Christchurch, Southwark

John Marshall provided in his will for the building of a church. Christchurch was built in 1671 at what is now 27 Blackfriars Road. Built on marshy ground it had to be totally rebuilt in 1738-41 (see picture). It then survived until being badly bombed in 1941 and re-built again in 1958-60. The charity still owns and runs it.

Our picture comes from the church's modern information board (hence the muck).

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Christchurch, Southwark

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Burning Cross

September 2013: Our colleague Jamie Davis tells us that the plaque was stolen...

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St Olave Church, Tooley Street

St Olave Church, Tooley Street

Founded in the eleventh century in memory of St Olaf. The original building, shown in this 1647 drawing by Wenceslaus Hollar, survived until 1734 and was then rebuilt to the designs of Henry Flitcr...

Building, Religion, Norway

2 memorials
Rev. E. K. Douglas

Rev. E. K. Douglas

Vicar of St Mary of Eton, the Eton Mission, appointed in 1889 and, finding that boys playing football in Victoria Park was problematic, he set in motion the acquisition of 337 acres of Hackney Mars...

Person, Religion, Sport / Games

1 memorial
St Margaret Pattens

St Margaret Pattens

The church gets its name from the pattens (clog-like shoes) made and sold in the lane beside the church. An early building was pulled down and reconstructed in 1538. After the Great Fire it was a...

Building, Religion

2 memorials
J.J.H. Septimus Pennington, Rector

J.J.H. Septimus Pennington, Rector

Rector of St Clement Danes in the Strand. The lady beside the Rector in the picture is his daughter, Louie who had a sad end.

Person, Religion

2 memorials
John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester

John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester

Born Yorkshire.  Opposed Henry VIII's self-appointment as head of the Church of England.  Result: decapitation on Tower Hill.

Person, Execution, Politics & Administration, Religion

2 memorials