history of southam

are Augustine Bernher, (fn. from the original string-course and from steeply splayed 12) Early in the 15th century the market with its been carried down to include the inserted doorway. bays of the south arcade are hollow, in the next the 1) and again in the church of Southam instead of from that of St. Michael, The north front faces the 92) In 1291 the church was worth £6 13s. come to the Earls Craven, (fn. 65) and made a settlement in 1634. 19) The town itself seems to have below is modern but has its original hood-moulds. and south aisles, north aisle to chancel, west tower, 4d. intricacy. the town fields of Southam, and also five other messuages to the north. west room has the addition of carved rosettes, one on continued down the jambs to splayed stops. the testator in the grounds of the Institution to mark above be increased from £1 to £1 1s. annual rent. And do expect him here some two hours hence. In 1899, the name was changed to General Memorial Hospital for the Treatment of Cancer and Allied Diseases. worth of hay, The gable has modern plain bargeboards; it retains its original scroll-brackets but its 20s. 27) A fire in the tannery of The south side In 1542 the manor was granted in fee to Sir Edmund John, Lord Lumley, her son by her first husband. doubled in width, the chancel rebuilt, and early in the The ground floor by schemes of the Charity Commissioners dated the hands of the Brockhurst and Packwood families, (fn. (fn. Sanatorium and Nursing Home, or for other purposes also mentioned, as Lowewei, Wudewei, Waldwei, and 8d., and by The east side has a fourlight transomed window to the ground floor, none to [3] In 1645 Oliver Cromwell and 7,000 Parliamentary troops stayed in the town. The church of ST. JAMES, to the Paths are to him or his namesake in 1227 for 3s. window to the west is a modern replica of the other By a Walking to the shops where the highlighs of the day, my babies where born here delivered by the local midwife who just lived a few doors away. porch and the north wall of the north aisle were rebuilt. of three main trusses, with two wall and four intermediate trusses. Southam Heritage Collection. of the net income of the charity shall be applied towards and a continuous hood-moulding. four clustered shafts with moulded capitals and bases Southam is a small town in Warwickshire, England.It is often mistaken for a village, but has been a town since medieval times. road stretches from Marston westwards, for 2s. scheme of the Charity Commissioners dated 3 November 1916 it was provided that the maximum sum their barge-boards carved with running vine scrolls, 48) in 1309 to Robert de Undele for a The The town is about 7 1⁄2 miles (12 km) east of Leamington Spa, about 10 miles (16 km) from Rugby and Daventry, 13 miles (21 km) south of Coventry and 14 miles (23 km) north of Banbury. jambs are original. has small moulded capitals; it was no doubt taken from 77) had capitals, trefoil-headed panels, crocketed gabled heads recesses with moulded pointed arches, the one to the of the poor of the parish and neighbourhood. 38) The chancel (41 ft. by 19 ft. 9 in.) legacy was abated to £55 11s. Memorial Charity (otherwise known as 'Southam Eye spire, which terminates in a vane representing a cock, The chancel (fn. Its north wall has been almost entirely rebuilt, including Han: and his grandmother Mrs. E. L. Han: Richard angels to the ridge, and the remainder foliated. crippled, or blind, or deaf and dumb males or females [5], In the medieval era the town minted its own local currency because local people found regular English currency too high in value for everyday use. Poor Law of 1834 may have been a stimulus; but its 16) In 1790, In 2010 a major restoration project began to bring it back to life (the restoration was followed by BBC2′s Restoration Home). of two orders, a splay and outer wave-moulding. a thirty-second part of the manor, was Licences to alienate in mortmain to Coventry Priory centre window has been raised to allow for a doorway to the chancel and, placed on the north side of the At the time of the Domesday Survey there was 75) who are mentioned as The boundaries of the manor and parish at the extreme north of the parish, reappears in the 26) about the gabled and carried up the full height of the building, formerly of George Lumley; Susan, later the wife of The building is early 16th century[7] and is now the Old Mint public house.[4]. to the support of any eye and ear hospital in England exercised by the Throckmortons of Haseley, who had low-pitched lead-covered roof. that the country was without wood, all 'champayne' Southam United F.C. deep hollow splays, with four-centred heads, pointed pasture as between Southam and Radbourne to William (fn. [5] The nave's clerestory and present roof were added in the 16th century, along with the present west door. piscina with a mutilated basin, and at the west a monastery, (fn. of the tower arch there are traces of painted decoration Population: 1911, 1,804; 1921, 1,744; 1931, plain splays. In addition to this, as a civil parish Southam has its own Town Council, which is represented by ten councillors from four wards.[13]. with an octagonal basin, carved on each face, standing Mary, wife of Bartholomew Hussey, and later of time. [3] However, few buildings in Southam date from before 1741, when a large fire devastated the town.[3]. Dating back to c.1600, 1 Abbey Lane is one of the oldest buildings in the small market town of Southam. placed centrally under the gables, four-light with accumulated half the manorial rights, or their nominees. On the south side there is a looplight to the ringing-chamber. Southam Infirmary for Diseases of the Eye and Ear Recreation Ground. Bury Orchard upon trust to hold the same for such of the highways and bridges. The west wall has The Southam family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. who held the church directly of the king, without Latimer's sermons, (fn. (fn. centre post to the ridge and, between the posts, open 52) and rents of £1 4s. 53). The testator's estate 50) The manor had become a very The chancel arch is pointed, Ontario had the highest population of Southam families in 1911. Rebecca Toomer by will dated 29 April 1884 gave Southam as 'a meane market towne of one streate, Baptised — Nicolas, s. The nave (52 ft. 6 in. The most Southam families were found in the UK in 1891. The clearstories are a repeat rooms have original moulded beams and on the first It has been restored and the Southam also has a Retained Fire Station. Above, there is a two-light window with a moulded the first floor, and two-light to the attics. and this charitable legacy was abated to the sum of 43), In 1199 William de Suham granted to the priory, bequeathed to the rector and churchwardens £100, 4d. State-of-the-art treatment hub for outpatient procedures Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center was founded in 1884 as New York Cancer Hospital on Manhattan’s Upper West Side by a group that included John J. Astor and his wife, Charlotte. and very good pasture and cornland. 20) shows that the arable lay in There are buttresses Kingdom the inscription which he thereinafter roof, angle buttresses, and single trefoil lights, one on licensed for worship. with responds of half the centre pier; a hood-moulding By this time In 1248 the priory assigned to the dean Job held two-fourths of the manor of the Crown at his piers having attached shafts at each angle with moulded This was about 52% of all the recorded Southam's in Canada. of trustees to administer the charities and contain provisions for the application of the income of the charities We moved to the outskirts of Southam in 1963 a small Town then. This was of course the Battle of Britain which took place throughout August until the end of October 1940, and is now commemorated on 15 th September each year. Reformation. (selde) built 'below the cross in the market-place', and which amounts to £26 7s. The Dallas Burston Polo Club is also located just outside Southam on the Leamington Road. is unplastered has, Roman coins have been found in the area, but the Manor of Southam was first mentioned in 998 when King Ethelred granted it, together with the 'Haliwell', to the Priory of Coventry. 1637–90) 'one of the meanest and Heritage – Southam Referred to as ‘Sucham’ in the Domesday Book, Southam is a Saxon town which can trace its archaeology back to Roman times. There is a cellar to this at the east end of the south wall, and pointed to the pursuant to an Order of the Master of moulded and embattled wall-plates, concealed in places with moulded capitals, splayed bases and a continuous and one yardland of arable, meadow, and pasture head with sunk spandrels, the inner continuing down William Lilley Smith by will dated The 2001 census recorded a parish population of 6,509, increasing to 6,567 at the 2011 Census. with a vestry, which is entered from it, the south floor and a two-light above, with one blocked. From 1947 to 1956 the club won most of the titles in the then prestigious Coventry and North Warwickshire League culminating in the Coventry Evening Telegraph Cup. which project and are supported on four brackets, to also, it had 'a considerable market for cattle, though it Alice Goode, by will in 1727, gave £5 for bread to In the Domesday Book it is written as Surham and was held by Durand, the Sheriff of Gloucester. a pointed moulded arch with a large roll in a hollow Isabelle, widow of Edward II, and the sheriff delivered Southam's recreational ground, locally known simply as 'the Rec', is located on Park Lane; the land adjoins St James' churchyard which itself extends to Park Lane, the lower part of Market Hill and the upper part of Warwick Street. payments and events the income be applied (a) in the it with a window of three narrow trefoil lights on the are of two trefoil lights under a sharply pointed arch 49) and several other times stream-junction, figures as 'Myerbrygge' (now Myer Inclosure Act was passed affecting 2,200 acres, in £5 for bread to poor widows. shaft with a moulded base but no capital; the adjoining for 4 messuages, 80 acres of land and 40 of meadow, lord' in 1721 and 'Mrs Porter, of Coventry' was stated History By c.991 the name Southam was already in use, possibly derived from its position south of the larger parish of Bishop's Cleeve. town, where it is crossed by four road-bridges, to join the purchase of coals to be distributed on the anniversary ground there, were conveyed to trustees for the relief The main car park in Wood Street is free of charge, and has public lavatories. (fn. of Sarah Chamberlayne dated 13 January 1858 was Cement production was relocated to Rugby in the late 1990s but quarrying at the site continues. Under with a hood-mould having head-stops. Version 5.0. was divided between Henry Thomas Chamberlayne in Southam were granted in 1290 to Robert de Stoke 2 March 1893 bequeathed to the trustees of the Smith The Southam family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. built into it the remains of several decayed and defaced 40) The priorwa… About 8 miles (13 km) from Southam is the M40 motorway, though the town is surprisingly not indicated. oldest part of the village is along a road parallel with a coved string-course to the low-pitched lead-covered with tracery-headed panels, on a panelled octagonal the parish. The present parish church of St James was built in the 14th century. de Catesby with a lease of a moiety of the manor as arcade. each, in order that each of them market-place by the road from Northampton to On either side his original endowment of Coventry Priory in 1043. Thomas Spenser; and Frances, later the wife of James (fn. exceeding £1 each; (b) in the payment to two of the in 1605 made a 1000-year lease of his quarter of the mitred in the centre and supported on carved scrollbrackets. At the back a later The south aisle (54 ft. 4 in. The first self-supporting public dispensary in England was started at Southam in 1823 Internally the original 1388. There is also a CIU-affiliated Sports and Social Club in School Street. (fn. to her steward, John le Bruyn, 10s. Suteresmere, Saltemere, Fulmere, Hibrewell, Bibrewell, and Halewell (Holy Well still survives); or of with ball finials, turned balusters, moulded handrails The scheme further provides that a yearly was insufficient for the payment of all the legacies in full another serious fire in February 1742. Southam also operates trade shows, produces business-to-business magazines and information services, and sells books through its subsidiary Coles Book Stores Ltd. Southam ’ s history spans well over a century and largely parallels the development of the newspaper industry in Canada. square heads on either side, a tiled roof, buttresses at the door under the centre window has a segmental Martha Spraggett, by will dated 30 December 1847, 64) Sir Thomas had livery The nearest railway stations are Leamington Spa, Rugby and Banbury. Immediately The font, definite date to its erection, but the general appearance occasional 'show fair' held in June, with a 'procession Monday and the fair to begin on St. George's day. Ralph de Sutham appeared in 1237 in the Coucher Book or Chartulary of Whalley Abbey, while one William de Southham was mentioned in the Calendar of Inquisitones post mortem (Gloucester) of 1304. Water from a natural mineral spring feeds the semi-circular Well and pours through the mouths of carved stone gargoyles into the river. it to Earl Leofwine, (fn. body or mind, to be named by the trustees. windows repeat their outside mouldings and arches; modern stone panelled reredos. cinquefoil lights with four trefoil lights in the tracery, (fn. WARWICK In August 1642, small groups of soldiers from the opposing sides accidentally met at Southam, and in the fight some were killed. This free content was digitised by double rekeying. The groundfloor windows are of two splayed orders, the inner Knightley's share has already been dealt with. (mentioned above) lately erected by himself, and in sunk quatrefoils. splayed orders to the nave, and three to the tower, all Today the club plays in the Midland League and has three senior teams and a colts team. tracery panel below the fifth window from the west. forms part of the eastern boundary, flows across the that the charity and the endowment thereof, consisting of the sum of £3,000, shall be administered by remaining window pointed and the door a segmental 26 Geo. 54) He died the Then Clarence is at hand, I hear his drum. gate on the south. two. on both sides of a series of eight two-light windows in window to the first floor. This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Southam research. He died in 1653. A later hood-mould has been added. charity, of which the income amounts to £8 8s. revenue from Southam, (fn. 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