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Judgement on Hatcham the history of a religious struggle 1877 – 1886
Title: Judgement on Hatcham the history of a religious struggle 1877 – 1886
Author: Joyce Coombs
Publisher: Faith Press
Year Published: 1969
Our Price: £20.90 GBP ($32.60 USD)
Description: The Faith Press, 1969, first edition: red cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: dust jacket: approximately 14 x 22 cm tall: 254 pages including index. Synopsis: A detailed account of the prolonged and bitter controversy between two parties of the religious community, i.e. the Catholics or Rituallists and the Protestants, in the South London Parish of St James, Hatcham, when Arthur Tooth was vicar in 1877. Encompassing violence, violent public oration, and court summonses, the struggle resulted in Arthur Tooth's depiction in Madame Tussaud's exhibition, and short sentence in prison for disobeying Lord Penzance's Court, set up under the Public Worship Regulation act of 1874. The dispute continued until 1886, when it was resolved by a reversal of the former church policy. Contents- chapters entitled as follows: – Introduction. Deptford Dissenters and Hatcham. Background History 1868. Coming Events. The Encircling Gloom. Hudson and Others versus Tooth. Friends and Foes. Tumult and Shouting. Aftermath-Sunday, January 14. Imprisonment-Sunday, January 21 and Monday, January 22. Christian Martyr. The Arm of the Law Again. Lent 1877 at St James, Hatcham. Easter to Whitsun, 1877. Tooth Redivivus. Summer at Hatcham. End of A Ministry. Condition: front of dust jacket slightly scratched: very clean and good overall.
Condition: See Above
Type: Used Books