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St. George the Martyr in Southwark

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. George the Martyr in Southwark, dedicated to St. George, who was born in Cappadoeia?, killed (as Tradition reports) a mighty Dragon in Africk, whereby he rescued a Virgin who was to be devour'd by it, wrought many Miracles, and was at last beheaded under the Emporer Dioclesian, in 287 or 303; in Commemoration whereof he is annually celebrated on the 23d of April. This Parish contains above 800 Dwelling Houses. Morning Pr. on Wednesdays, Fridays, and all Holy days and publick Days at 10; Preparation S. for the approaching Sacrament on the third Sunday in the Month, at 5 in the Evening; S. and Pr. upon Jan. 30. Nov. 5. Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and on all State Days, at 10.