Duw, Pam, memories indeed !
I also told Julie off list where to find Fountain Court .
I used to work at 19 Fleet St, Goslings Bank it was, part of the Barclays
I remember lots of crusty old judges as customers, very formidable they
Must have been about 1962 ish.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Pam Thornbury" <pthorn(a)ihug.co.nz>
Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 8:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Dyfed] Welsh in London Late 18C -- Help!!!
I have a book called "London City Churches" by Gerald Cobb which shows
Temple Church, Fleet Street (St Mary, 12thC) is close to Middle
in The Temple, and on the other side of Fleet Street is St
Unfortunately The Strand is just outside the area covered by this book.
can give me an address for Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion I will
is included and what churches are listed.
Thanks for the walk down memory lane - I used to work off Fleet Street and
the area very well at one time.
in New Zealand
> Having just discovered a couple of items indicating one of my ancestors
> have lived/done business in London, I'm curious to know if
any of you
> be able to suggest specific areas in London that the Welsh
> congregate --- especially any specific churches. I'm dealing with the
> period of about 1770 to 1800.
> I have two addresses that might be relevant -- one location off The
> at Fountain Court which is near the Middle Temple, I understand,
> near the Honourable
> Society of Cymmrodorion in London, of which this person was a member in
> (and he also gave his address as Cardiganshire). The other
> Street, down by the London Docks, in Wapping, where the
> as "Coal Merchant" in the trade directories
> These addresses may only be business addresses and he might have lived
> rooms in a predominantly Welsh area -- any/all suggestions
> Best regards,
> Julie Preston
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