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OLD AND NEW LONDON:

A NARRATIVE OF

ITS HISTORY, ITS PEOPLE, AND ITS PLACES.

Illustrated with numerous Engravings from the most Authentic Sources.

THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN SUBURBS.

BY

EDWARD WALFORD.

A NEW EDITION, CAREFULLKFREKISED AND CORRECTED.

Vol. V.

CASSELL & COMPANY, LIMITED :

LONDON, PARIS & NEW YORK.

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CONTENTS.

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Boundary of the Parish-Etymology of its Name-Charles II, and Colonel Blood-Chelsea Fields—The "Dwarf's Tarern"-Chapels of

French Huguenot Refugees-Gardens and Nurseries--Appearance of Chelsea from the River--Chelsea in the Last Century-A Stag

CHAPTER VIII.

CHELSEA (continued).-CREMORNE GARDENS, &c.

Chelsea Farm, the Residence of Lord Cremorne-Cremore Gardens-Attempts at Aërial Navigation-Ashburnham House-The Ash.

burnham Tournament-The "Captive” Balloon–Turner's Last Home-Noted Residents in Lindsey Row-The King's Road-The Old

Burial-ground-St. Mark's College-The “World's End” Tavern-Chelsea Common-Famous Nurseries-Chelsea Park—The "Goat

in Boots "— The Queen's Elm-The Jews' Burial-ground-Shaftesbury House-The Workhouse-Sir John Cope-Robert Boyle, the

Philosopher and Chemist- The Earl of Orrery-Mr. Adrian Haworth-Dr. Atterbury-Shadwell, the Poet- The “White Horse"

Inn-Mr. H. S. Woodfall—The Original of “Strap the Barber" in “Roderick Random"-Danvers Street-Justice Walk-The Old

Wesleyan Chapel - Chelsea China-Lawrence Street-Tobias Smollett-Old Chelsea Stage-coaches-Sir Richard Steele and other Noted

Residents-The Old Clock-house–The Glaciarium-Hospital for Diseases of Women-Chelsea Vestry Hall, and Literary and Scientific

Institution-Congregational Church-Royal Avenue Skating-rink-Sloane Square-Bloody Bridge-Chelsea, Brompton, and Belgrave

Dispensary-Royal Court Theatre-Hans Town-Sloane Street-Trinity Church-Sloane Terrace Wesleyan Chapel-Sir C. W. Dilke,

Bart.-Ladies' Work Society-Hans Town School of Industry for Girls "Count Cagliostro "-An Anecdote of Professor Porson-

Chelsea House-St. Mary's Roman Catholic Chapel-The “Marlborough Tavern"-Hans Place-Miss Letitia E. Landon—The

Pavilion-St. Saviour's Church-Prince's Cricket-ground and Skating-rink-The “South Australian" . . . . . . . 84

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