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. He had made a very considerable fortune in the States, and his reason for leaving them was his aversion to the negroes, and his dislike of the Republican policy in extending the franchise to them.
'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. It is conjectured that he may have been hurrying down to catch the last train from Waterloo Station, and that in his haste and the extreme darkness he missed his path and walked over the edge of one of the small landing-places for river steamboats.
"It is Silas Peterson, of Horsham. Do not wink with one eye and look with the other, Silas, and do not hop and dance after you shoot, with your tongue out, for that will not speed it upon its way.
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. And there at last, after another fortnight of adventurous journeying, Bert found her.
Contract: horsham district council - local plan viability study (rfq)
Seven horses were found in a private field near Horsham Road inCranleighearlier this week, according to Surrey Police.
Katherine Horsham, 30, and Steve Barnabie, 45, journeyed hundreds of miles across England to shine a light on the fantastic communities and projects that make great things happen where they live.