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St. Mary Magdalen Bermondsey

SOURCE: REMARKS ON LONDON, being an Exact Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, Borough of Southwark... By W. Stow., London, 1722.

A List of all the Cathedrals, Churches, and Chapels of Ease within the Bill of Mortality, withal shewing therein the sett Times of publick Prayers, receiving the Sacrament, and hearing Sermons both Ordinary and Extraordinary.

Note, Pr. signifies Prayers, Sac. Sacrament;
S. Sermon; and Lect. Lecturer.

St. Mary Magdalen Bermondsey, in Barnaby Street, founded by Ailewin Child, Citizen of London, in 1081, and dedicated to St. Mary Magdalen, Sister to Lazurus, that was raised from the Dead, and Martha, taking her Surname from the Castle of Magdala, 2 Miles from Nazareth, where she lived, but died at Ephesus, about the Year 60, and her Festival is celebrated July 21. This Parish contains 1500 Dwelling Houses. Morning Pr. every Day in the Week at 11; Sac. (besides the first Sunday of the Month at 12) on all Holy days that fall on the first Sunday of the Month, and on Christmas Day, Easter Day, and Whitsunday, at 7 and 12; Lect. on the last Sunday of every Month at 5; and a anniversary S. on the 18th of Nov. at 10, being the Day of the Death of John Wright, a Merchant Taylor.