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1C4               Old Memories of East-Bourne. [Chap. XIII.
a harmonium and voluntary choir led by a cornet-player, Mr. R. D. Sanders.
I will now mention a few things in the history of each of the ecclesiastical divisions of the mother parish of East-Bourne which came under my notice prior to the year 1902.
The Parish Church of St. Mary.
" Wiibc foas £is Daris|r, ;m& Irausjes frr asottbtr."—(Chaucer.)
When I first knew this Church it had the usual high pews of the period, and its interior arrangements will be almost, but not quite, understood by an examination of the picture, the original of which was taken in pencil
from near the E. end by Miss Emma Brodie sometime about 1840. It is necessary to add that in the N. and S. aisles there were galleries, on one of which was the legend " Open and unappropriated seats erected by the Vicar, Anno 1818." There was then no Vestry, properly
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