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From: "Walter Crowe" <>
Subject: Re: St Margaret Westminister
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 1999 15:51:04 -0400
Well, it once comprised almost the whole of Westminster. Depends on the date
of your gggggrandfather.
St Margaret's Westminster is about as central as may be; by the side of the
Abbey, and in Parliament Square. It is a Gothic-looking church but most is
"recent" in date. A whole mass of history is absorbed within this church
and its area. For example, the beautiful east window has associations with
It is the church for the House of Commons, and all the best people (below
the rank of royalty) are married in this place. Now whether that applies to
baptisms I am not sure, but many parliamentarians children are so honoured
there. Were John's parents top people?
Walter Crowe Ontario
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