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St. Michael Basinghall

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.Michael Basinghall, commonly called Bassishaw, near Aldermanbury, dedicated to the Memory of St. Michael the Archangel; he was Captain of those blessed Angels, whose victory over the Devil and his Angels in annually commemorated on September 29, called St. Michael and All Angels, and Michaelmas. This Parish contains 150 Houses. Morning Pr. on Wednesdays, Fridays, and all Holy days, at 11; Evening Pr. every Night at 5; Weekly Lect. every Wednesday at 5 in the Evening, from Michaelmas to Ladyday; annual S. first for, and before the Weavers Company on St. James's Day; the second for, and before, the Coopers Company, on the Monday before Whitsunday; and third for, and before the Girdlers Company, about the 12th of August, at 12.