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St. Anne

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. Anne, on the West side of Dean Street by Soho, in the Liberty of Westminster. It was formerly a Chapel of Ease to the Parish of St. Martin in the Fields, but was taken out of that, and made a distinct and proper Parish of itself by Act of Parliament, in the 30th Year of King Charles the Second, 1678; and this Church was built for that end, by Act of parliament, in the first Year of King James the Second, and finished 1686. This Parish contains 1500 large and stately Dwelling Houses. Here are Pr. four times in the Day, viz at 6 in the Summer, and 7 in the Winter, and 11, and at 4 and 6 in the Evening through the Year. Sac. is administer'd once every first and third Sunday of the Month, and Good Friday at 12, but on Christmas Day, Easter and Whit Sundays at 7 and 12; S. on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, most Holy Days, and all publick Days appointed by the Government, in the Forenoon