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St. Sepulchres, or Holy Sepulchres

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. Sepulchres, or Holy Sepulchres, on the North side of Snowhill, called so in Commemoration of the holy Sepulchre, or Grave of our blessed Saviour at Jerusalem; or from some Saints and Martyrs who have been buried there. Here rings the funeral Peal, or great passing Bell for the condemn'd Criminals, as they pass therefrom to Tyburn, for which Mr. Robert Dow gave 50 Pounds. This Parish contains 1760 Dwelling Houses. Morning Pr. daily at 6 in Summer, and 7 in Winter, and on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Holy days at 11; Evening Pr. constantly at 3 in Summer, 4 in Winter. Sac. (besides every first Sunday of the Month) on every Sunday from Easter to Trinity Sunday, after Forenoon Sermon; an annual S. for, and before the Cordwainers, in June or July, at 10, at their Pleasure; and another before the Promoters, Masters, Mistresses, and Children, of all Charity Schools in and about London, on Thursday in Whitsun Week at 10.