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story of Spitalfields

Spitalfields Travelling Exhibition Group.

story of Spitalfields

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by Spitalfields Travelling Exhibition Group.

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementarranged by the Spitalfields Travelling Exhibition Group: Gene Adams, Robert Carter, Margaret MacDonald, in co-ordination with the Friends of Christchurch Spitalfields.
ContributionsAdams, Gene., Carter, Robert., MacDonald, Margaret., Friends of Christ Church, Spitalfields.
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Open LibraryOL14157190M

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John Halligan. J ohn has had a life-long interest in history and in qualified as a City of London Guide. He leads walks in and around the City of London, including Spitalfields. His great grandparents were married in Christ Church, Spitalfields and his wife has Huguenot ancestry. Corporate Our Story Meet the Team Your University Student Welfare Contact Us Blog Reviews Events Chapter Spitalfields Get £ cashback for a limited time only when you book a Bronze studio, Silver Studio or 2 or 4 bed apartment using code CASH


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The history of Spitalfields One of the first references to Spitalfields occurred in the late s – it was then known as “Spittellond”. Over the years, the name of the area changed a few times, moving from “The Spitel Fyeld” in the 16 th century to “Spyttlefeildes” and then “Spittle Fields”.

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