Horsham


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Horsham

(hôr`shəm), town (1991 pop. 38,356) and district, West Sussex, SE England. Horsham is known primarily for its agricultural and merchandising activities, but it also serves as an engineering center. The Causeway, an old cobbled street, has Tudor and Stuart houses and a 13th-century parish church. Christ's Hospital, a public school whose pupils included Charles LambLamb, Charles,
1775–1834, English essayist, b. London. He went to school at Christ's Hospital, where his lifelong friendship with Coleridge began. Lamb was a clerk at the India House from 1792 to 1825.
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 and Samuel Taylor ColeridgeColeridge, Samuel Taylor,
1772–1834, English poet and man of letters, b. Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire; one of the most brilliant, versatile, and influential figures in the English romantic movement.
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, was moved from London to Horsham in 1902.
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About 1869 or 1870 he came back to Europe and took a small estate in Sussex, near Horsham.
Tell Mary that I shall want a fire in my room to-day, and send down to Fordham, the Horsham lawyer.
When my father took over the Horsham property, he, at my request, made a careful examination of the attic, which had been always locked up.
Well, it was the beginning of '84 when my father came to live at Horsham, and all went as well as possible with us until the January of '85.
During that time I have lived happily at Horsham, and I had begun to hope that this curse had passed away from the family, and that it had ended with the last generation.
It proved to be that of a young gentleman whose name, as it appears from an envelope which was found in his pocket, was John Openshaw, and whose residence is near Horsham.
Here's the revawlver he used when he shot at a gentleman on the roof down Horsham way; it was afterward taken from him on the P.
She had gone on, she said in her note, to an aunt and uncle who had a brickfield near Horsham.
Horsham District Council is seeking bids from suitably qualified organisations for the provision of Mechanical, Electrical and Public Health Services Maintenance to approx 100 operational, community and commercial facilities across Horsham District.
28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Horsham Land Redevelopment Authority (HLRA) has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a Master Developer for 862 acres at the former Naval Air Station - Joint Reserve Base (NAS-JRB) Willow Grove located in Horsham, PA.
GHYLL Manor Hotel and Restaurant (0845 345 3426), in 40 acres of countryside near Horsham, offers two nights dinner, B&B from PS145 per person during July/Aug.
DARTFORD are red-hot 1-25 favourites to finish top of the Ryman Premier division but their form has regressed in recent weeks and they may suffer another poor result in tonight's clash at play-off chasing Horsham, writes Dan Childs.