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  St Matthias Old Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
St Matthias Old Church is the modern name given to the Poplar Chapel built by the East India Company in 1654, in Poplar, one of the "Tower Hamlets" in the East End of London..
St Matthias Old Church is one of only three extant commonwealth churches (the others are the Holy Trinity Church, Berwick on Tweed and the church in Staunton Harold, Leicester built by Sir Robert Shirley a Royalist baron).
It combines both Classical and Gothic elements, similar to St Katherine Cree consecrated in the City of London in 1631 Internally the roof is supported by eight Tuscan columns, seven made of oak and one of stone.
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 St Katherine Cree: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The prior (The head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot) partially resolved the problem in 1280 with the foundation of St Katharine Cree as a separate church for the use of the parishioners.
It took its name from the priory - "Cree" is a corrupted abbreviation of "Christ Church".
St Katharine Cree is regarded as one of the most significant churches of the Jacobean (Any distinguished personage during the reign of James I) period, a time when church-building was at an historically low ebb.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/st/st_katherine_cree.htm   (390 words)

 Katherine (St.) Cree | British History Online
It was erected within the churchyard of the Priory of Holy Trinity, and in early records is frequently referred to as the "church or chapel of St. Katherine" within the church-yard of the church of Holy Trinity (Ct. H.
The addition of Christchurch to the dedication name is of course derived from the Priory of Holy Trinity or Christ Church, in the churchyard of which it stood.
Is the pronunciation "Cree" a relic of the pre-reformation Latin pronunciation?
www.british-history.ac.uk /report.asp?compid=2223   (286 words)

 Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section - Black and Asian entries
St Benet Fink: 2 June 1606, baptism of ‘a man child called John, borne of a flamore woman and supposed to be the sonne of John Edwardes, a bordder in the howse of William Conrado’s’ (GL Ms 4097)
St Olave Hart Street: 24 January 1683/4, ‘Marea, a female neager from Mr Pewseye’s was buryed in the new church’ (GL Ms St Mary Woolchurch Haw: 7 March 1683/4, baptism of ‘Marck Anthony an Indian, by Frank Sclater.
St Benet Paul’s Wharf: 13 September 1792, baptism of ‘Thomas Ford (a negro) born in Africa sometime in the year 1771 and servant to Dr George Harris, new resident in this parish was baptized in the church by the above name by the Rev William Lucas.
www.history.ac.uk /gh/baentries.htm   (5148 words)

St Andrew's was one of the lucky City churches to escaped the clutches of the Great Fire, partly due to a vacant plot of land over which the fire could not leap.
St Mary's continued to supply a service for the needy of the district until Henry VIII had his barney with the Pope, drove out the Canons and closed the place.
She was the daughter of Dr Annesley, vicar of St Giles, Cripplegate in the 1650's - he was dismissed from the living for misconduct and retired to Spital Square.
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 Juergs London Guide - City of London
At the junction of Gresham St. and Aldersgate St. is the church of St. Anne and St. Agnes, rebuilt by Wren in 1676.
On Lombard St. is the church of St. Edmund the King and Martyr, the church was rebuilt by Wren in 1670.
At the junction of St. Mary Axe is the church of St. Andrew Undershaft.
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 St Catherine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
St Catherine became the Patron Saint of the Turners early in the Middle Ages, probably because of her association with the Catherine Wheel on which she was martyred, and her position was confirmed by the Grant of Arms by the College of Heralds in 1634.
St Catherine was condemned to death by torture on a spiked wheel.
The Company celebrates her Feast Day on the 25th of November every year in the Church of St Bride's, Fleet Street in the City of London, honouring the loyalty of one who is not fearful or ashamed to confess the Faith of Christ Crucified, even unto death.
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 Old London
They are: St. Bartholomew the Great, St. Helen's, St. Katherine Cree, St. Giles' Cripplegate, Allhallows Barking, St. Olave's, Hart Street, St. Etheldreda, St. Ethelburga, St. Andrew Undershaft, and the Dutch Church in Austin Friars.
When one enters the Church of St. Bartholomew the effect is positively startling; the grandeur and sublimity of the glorious Normal work which is possibly increased by the some what sordid surroundings outside fills one with, intense delight.
The documents of St. Bartholomew are full of interest, and among other notes is the record of the fact that during the time of the Puritans some offertories taken at the Church were devoted entirely to the benefit of sick Roman Catholic priests, proving that the Puritans were not so intolerant as Mr.
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 Steeljam website for genealogists - Churches of London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The term originates from the fact that St Katherine stood in the grounds of the Priory of Holy Trinity.
The first reference to the church is as St Katherine de Christchurch at Alegate in 1280.
The body of the church was rebuilt between 1628 and 1631 under the patronage of Archbishop Laud and was consecrated by him.
www.steeljam.dircon.co.uk /churches/ch_stkatherinecree.htm   (191 words)

 City of London Churches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Its parish was eventually merged with St Helens Bishopsgate, and both churches were seriously damaged by the terrorist bomb which exploded in St Mary Axe in 1992, destroying the historic Baltic Exchange which now boasts the Gherkin on its site.
St Andrews was repaired as quickly as possible, with none of the major changes which became so controversial at St Helens.
St Andrew's churchyard is small, and today only a tiny garden exists to the rear of the building.
www.ourpasthistory.com /london/st_andrews_undershaft.htm   (1238 words)

 Peter Lea-Cox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
St Anne’s Music Society has grown to be a respected and well-known venue for musicians of all kinds: audiences at concerts are enthusiastic and numerous, enjoying a wide range of different musical styles and performances.
Sadly, this church was damaged by fire, but the Cantata Series moved first to St Katherine Cree and later to St Anne and St Agnes.
Another innovative idea, begun by Peter together with the Rev’d Ronald T Englund, Pastor at St Anne’s until 1995, is the more or less monthly Bach Vespers, in which one of the Bach Cantatas is performed in an appropriate liturgical setting.
www.stanneslutheranchurch.org /peter_lea-cox.htm   (444 words)

 Registration district
Dionis Backchurch, St. Dunstan in the East, St. Dunstan in the West, St. Edmund, St. Ethelburga, St. Faith, St. Gabriel Fenchurch, St. George Botolph Lane, St. Gregory by St. Paul's, St. Helen Bishopsgate, St.
Leonard Eastcheap, St. Leonard Foster Lane, St. Magnus the Martyr, St.
George in the East (from 1926), St. Katharine by the Tower (from 1926), Shadwell, Stepney, Spitalfields (from 1926), Tower of London (from 1926), Wapping, Whitechapel (from 1926).
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 Middlesex Tower List
St Giles, Cripplegate, EC2 (12, 34-0-6 in Db) TQ323817.
St Katherine Cree, Leadenhall Street, EC3 (6, 10-1-23 in G) TQ334811.
St Vedast, Foster Lane, EC2 (6, 16-2-12 in F) TQ322812.
www.ringing.info /middx-towers.html   (2539 words)

 Welcome to St Paul's Cathedral - Contemporary religious art must embrace the unexpected, says eminent art critic ahead ...
In addition to the exhibition at St Paul’s, images from Iconography, a performance piece by Michael Gough of Christ to be photographed in central London in the coming weeks, will be on show at St Katherine Cree, in the City of London.
Following St Paul’s, Presence continues with a series of five more exhibitions at cathedrals around the UK where other works on the ‘presence’ theme will be on show.
The Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Very Revd Dr John Moses, said: BibleLands has chosen a most imaginative and challenging way of celebrating their 150th anniversary and we are glad to welcome this exhibition to St Paul’s Cathedral.
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 Steeljam website for genealogists - Churches of London
In 1268 it was St Andrew juxta Alegate and in 1482 St Andrew atte Shafte upon Cornhull.
In 1549 Sir Stephen, the curate of of St Katherine Cree, denounced the maypole as a heathen idol.
All that is left of the church and burial yard is a small garden on the north side of the church which can be entered from St Mary Axe.
www.steeljam.dircon.co.uk /churches/ch_standrewundershaft.htm   (656 words)

St Olave, dedicated to King Olaf of Norway, was rebuilt in stone in the 13th century.
To the left is the church of St Helen's Bishopgate (also bombed) with an unusual double nave which separated the parishioners from the Benedictine nuns.
St Katherine Cree church was built in the 13th century by the prior of Holy Trinity as a separate church for the parishioners.
www.london-footprints.co.uk /wkaldgateroute.htm   (1363 words)

 The Churches of Britain and Ireland
Vedast-alias-Foster, is near St. Paul's Cathedral, and is a Wren church.
Blessed Sacrament (R.C.) on Copenhagen St. was built in 1916.
Wanstead Parish Church is not identified by name on this old postcard (Bulman Collection), but it is almost certainly of St. Mary, the description of which in Betjeman is very close to the picture.
www.stevebulman.f9.co.uk /churches/london.html   (227 words)

 Search Results - The Proceedings of the Old Bailey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John Pidgeon, of St. Faiths, in the Ward of Farringdon Within, was indicted for privately stealing one Guinea and 10 s.
Sarah Smith, of St. Katherine Cree-Church, was indicted for stealing a Gold Ring, a pair of studs, and some Money, on the 11th of Feb. last; the Property of Elizabeth Wixen.
Elizabeth Williams, of St. Margaret's Westminster, was indicted for privately stealing two Guineas, a Half Guinea, and some Silver, from the Person of Joseph Goss ; but for want of sufficient Evidence she was acquitted....
hri.shef.ac.uk /exist/bailey/dprocess.xsp?dc=17280228   (513 words)

 City of London Churches - Anglican Church (C of E)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The church of the former monastery of the Friars Minor, or Grey Friars, became the parish church of the new parish.
The parish was united with St Andrew Undershaft in 1560/1 and it would appear that early registrations are included in the registers of St Andrew Undershaft.
No registers for baptisms and burials extant for 1680-1704, but possibly registrations for St Thomas Apostle are among those entered in the register of St Mary Aldermary where parish of origin of the person baptised and buried is not stated.
www.gendocs.demon.co.uk /city-ch.html   (5689 words)

 Iconography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Iconography will be at St. Katherine Cree Church, Leadenhall Street, London EC3, from 29 March to 2 April 2004.
The exhibition is at St. Katherine Cree, 86 Leadenhall Street, London EC3 and runs from Monday 29 March to Friday 2 April between 10.30am - 4.30pm.
Founded in 1854, BibleLands is a non-denominational Christian charity that works in partnership with around 50 local Christian-led projects in the lands of the Bible, in the fields of education, social care, special needs, medical care, vocational and adult training, support and care of refugees.
www.eauk.org /contentmanager/content/eamc/biblelands-250304.htm   (433 words)

 Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section
St Mary Axe (No registers for this parish are known; early registrations seem to be included in the registers of St Andrew Undershaft)
St Nicholas Shambles (amalgamated with St Ewin to form Christchurch Newgate in 1547)
St Thomas in the Liberty of the Rolls
www.history.ac.uk /gh/parrec.htm   (484 words)

 Edmonton Malayali Association - London -
Indian Orthodox Church is at St Andrews-by-the-Wardrobe, Blackfriars, London.
St James Mar Thoma Church is situated at St Katherine Cree Church, 86 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3A 9DH.
St John’s Mar Thoma Church is situated at St Paul’s Hall Cambridge Road, Hounslow TW4 7BP.
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 Love's Guide to the Church Bells of London
The memories of St Dunstan in the East that everyone has been waiting to hear about: John Pladdys shares his recollections of ringing and living at the great steeple.
A recording of the bells of St Dunstan in the East, made by John Pladdys and now enhanced and digitised is now available for download on this site.
- Pics of St Andrew Undershaft, Ss Anne and Agnes, St Bartholomew the Less, St Botolph Aldersgate, St Botolph Bishopsgate, St Clement Eastcheap, St Dionis Backchurch, St Dunstan in the East, St Edmund Lombard St, St Giles Cripplegate, St James Garlickhythe, St Katherine Coleman.
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 Misc. Glover records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
My body to be decently buried in the parish church of St. Katherine Cree Church als Christ Church in London, as near to the body of my late deceased husband Roger Owfield as conveniently may be.
To the poor of St. Peters in St. Albans of Shenley and of St. Mary le Bow, London.
Jeremy Leach, parson of St. Mary le Bow one ring of gold, with a death’s head, of the value of twenty shillings.
www.gloverfamily.com /misc/glover.htm   (4197 words)

 Anglican Theological Review: East End Renewal: The 291 Gallery in Hackney
By removing objects which are the focus of devotion, we would actually free decommissioned churches to be used, as this one has been, in new and interesting ways.
As I walked around 291, I couldn't help but contrast this with the church of St Katherine Cree in the City of London, where a cheap range of offices have been built in each aisle, huddling like portacabins on either side of the nave.
It's not that old churches should not be interfered with; it's that when a church has essentially lost its congregation, and needs to be refitted to serve new ends, this should be done boldly and elegantly.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3818/is_199907/ai_n8865241   (1522 words)

 St Katharine Cree, 86 Leadenhall Street, London EC3 : tourist information from TourUK
Dating from 1628 - 31, St Katharine Cree was one of the few churches to be built in England during the years preceding the Civil War, and
Some of the plasterwork on and beneath the high ceiling of the nave depicts the coats of arms of the guilds with which St Katharine Cree has special links.
The 17th century organ is supported on magnificent carved wooden columns, and was played by the Henry Purcell and George Frederick Handel.
www.touruk.co.uk /london_churches/stkatherineclee_church1.htm   (243 words)

 London EC3 City Creechurch Lane Holiday Apartments/Flats - apartments london paris accommodation france ...
In 1628, this smaller church was demolished by Archbishop Lord who rebuilt it as the Church of St. Katherine Cree which was duly consecrated in 1630 and is now the existing church on Creechurch Lane.
Sir John Gayer, once Lord Mayor of London, is buried inside the church of St. Katherine Cree and his legacy is remembered to this day by preaching of the "Lion Sermon" around the 16th October each year, to commemorate Sir John's deliverance from a close encounter with a lion once in Arabia,.
He subsequently returned to England only to find himself thrown into the Tower by the then Lord Mayor before being released in response to a public outcry.
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 Mark Cazalet exhibition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The exhibition will be at St. Katherine Cree Church, Leadenhall Street, London EC3, from 8-26 March 2004.
The exhibition is at St. Katherine Cree, 86 Leadenhall Street, London EC3 and runs from 8-26 March 2004 between 10.30-4.30, Monday to Saturday.
Founded in 1854, BibleLands is a non-denominational Christian charity that works in partnership with some 60 local Christian-led projects in the lands of the Bible, in the fields of Education; Social Care; Special Needs; Medical Care; Vocational and Adult Training; Support and Care of Refugees.
www.eauk.org /contentmanager/content/eamc/biblelands-080304.htm   (538 words)

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