A Guide to Aldershot and Its Neighbourhood

A Guide to Aldershot and Its Neighbourhood

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ... o'clock in the morning, and there are voluntary services at 5 in the afternoon. The present chaplains are, the Eevs. J. E. Sabin, H. E. Maskew, J. L. Moody, G. R. Pisher, G. C. "Williams, and T. Coney, of the Church of England; the Rev. P. Cannon, Presbyterian Church of Scotland; the Rev. J. Yirtue, T. Unsworth, and J. McSweeny, of the Church of Rome; and the Rev. R. Buchanan, Prison officiating Chaplain. Each of the churches is capable of accommodating 700 soldiers. Of course, visitors are admitted without any impediment, before the commencement of the service. There is a Cemetery, at some distance to the north of the iron Church in the South Camp, for both Catholics and Protestants, each having their separate portion of ground; but the burial-places of the former are easily distinguished by the numbers of small crosses with which their graves are ornamented. There is, besides these, a separate Church for the use of the Wesleyans, not in the Camp itself, but in the town of Aldershot, the property having been procured, and the Chaplaincy established, through the efforts of the Rev. Dr. Rule, on whom the.Wesleyan Conference has laid the charge of ministering to the Wesleyan troops here, as their senior Chaplain, and of exercising an oversight, in regard to such troops, throughout the British Army. The Church, the Chaplain's house, the ground on which they stand, with an intended School, Class and Soldiers' Rooms, and whatever other erections may follow, are held by trustees, for the perpetual benefit of the army. The parade and voluntary services on Sundays are as follows: --9 30 and 11 A.m. Parade; and 6 P.m. Voluntary. As these services are duly notified in Divisional Orders, any variations which may occur, from time to time, will...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236572173
  • 9781236572172