Saint James' Church. Shirley. (near Southampton) Erected Anno Domini 1836. Wm. Hinves. - Architect.[Below on separate sheet]: In a Parish on the Coast, where the Inhabitants are too numerous for accomodation in their own Church....the Clerygyman alluded to seeks the aid of friends who may be disposed to promote such an undertaking. [Key with marks to "Clergyman", "Parish" and "Bishop"]: "The Revd. Wm Orger," "Shirley near Southampton," and "Bishop of Winchester."
A very rare lithograph and letterpress. Two separate sheets: image and text, stuck on one sheet. Large sheet 388 x 358mm. 15¼ x 14". Cut and laid.
Prior to St James' there was a small parish church at Millbrook, but a population surge in 1836 called for the construction of St. James' Church.
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