Category: Putney

The Fascination of Putney

PUTNEY BY J. C. GEIKIE. The first mention made of Putney—styled “Putenhie” in the Conqueror’s Domesday Book, and “Puttenheth” in all subsequent records—is in connection with the fishery and ferry which existed here at the time of the Conquest. In 1663 the fishery was held for the three best salmon caught in March, April, and …

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The Fascination of London – Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney

Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney – The Fascination of London by Geraldine Edith Mitton HAMMERSMITH The parish of Hammersmith is mentioned in Doomsday Book under the name of Hermoderwode, and in ancient deeds of the Exchequer as Hermoderworth. It is called Hamersmith in the Court Rolls of the beginning of Henry VII.’s reign. This is evidently …

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