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Maskew, Rev Arthur Fairclough

Maskew, Rev Arthur Fairclough

Male 1854 -

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  • Name Maskew, Rev Arthur Fairclough 
    Title Rev 
    Born 1854  Dorchester, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I4503  Maskew | Hampshire
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2007 

    Father Maskew, Thomas Ratsey,   b. 29 Jan 1818, Keyhaven, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1893, Thornbury, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Keddle, Catherine Ann,   b. 1831, Netherbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1859  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 03 Mar 1853  Netherbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F554  Group Sheet

    Family ID F6268  Group Sheet

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    Rev Arthur Fairclough Maskew
    Rev Arthur Fairclough Maskew
    Rev Arthur Fairclough Maskew

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      Matriculated at Oxford 10/13/1877;
      BA in 1881;
      Vicar of St. Leonard's in Leicester, 1883-86;
      St Paul's in Peterborough Co., North Hampton, 1886;
      Cambridgeshire Libraries Information about Peterborough circa 1900

      The church of St. John the Baptist, in the centre of the city, is a large and fine edifice of stone, in the Perpendicular style, consisting of an embattled chancel, clerestoried nave, aisles with chapels, south porch and an embattled western tower with pinnacles, containing 8 bells and a clock with chimes: in the north aisle is a very beautiful monument in marble, by Flaxman, to William Squire, d. 1826: there are mural monuments in both aisles to the Wyldbore family, from 1748 to 1781: this church previous to 1402 stood some distance east of the cathedral, but owing to frequent inundations was rebuilt on its present site and the building finished in 1407: the present edifice was restored in 1883, when the galleries were removed, an open oak roof constructed, the walls of the clerestory rebuilt, the interior refitted throughout with open seats and various other improvements effected at a cost of upwards of £11,000: the stained east window has been restored and there are stained windows at the east end of both aisles, presented by James Pears esq. at a cost of £925: two presented by the Broughton family, and three erected in 1896-7: the pulpit was given by Mr John Thompson: there are sittings for 1,500 persons. The register dates from 1558, and, except from the years 1644 to 1658, is perfect and in good preservation and contains some curious memoranda. The living is a discharged vicarage, net yearly value £350, including 208 acres of glebe, with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of Peterborough, and held since 1891 by t five bays, aisles, west porch and a low central tower, with pyramidal roof, containing one bell: the interior of the church was decorated about 1884 at the expense of the Rev. C. R. Ball M.A. vicar 1869-86: a stained east window was erected in 1892: there are 500 sittings. The register dates from the year 1868. The living is a vicarage, net yearly value £281, with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of Peterborough, and held since 1886 by the Rev. Arthur Fairclough Maskew M.A. of the University of Oxford. The Lord's Day Observance Society and Sunday Sport 1834-1914 Dennis Brailsford University of Birmingham The Lord's Day Observance Society, henceforth LDOS, the first long standing single subject pressure group, exerted considerable if spasmodic influence on aspects of sport and recreation through the nineteenth century. Trading was its first anathema, but Sunday play was not far behind. Given full access to the Society's records and, with all disputes aver Sunday sport effectively over, now seems a good moment to review the whole process through the Society's eyes in its minute books. This has been possible only through the cooperation of the Society's officers and the generous help of its ....

      Minute Book VII 1882-1893 452 5 January 1892, Protest sent to Rev. A Maskew against his advice to Sunday cyclists.20 20 The likelihood is that the Rev Maskew was adopting a tolerant attitude towards Sunday cyclists so long as they combined their recreation with church attendance. It is clear from the records of cycling clubs that there was both frequent criticism of their Sunday activities and a firm defence of their freedom by the clubs themselves and an assurance that their time tables always left space for church services. The honorary secretary of the Malvern Cycling Club, for instance, was assuring the local press that on their Easter and Whitsuntide tours they made `ample provision for the attendance at Divine Service for those members who desire to attend.' (Malvern Advertiser, 20 April 1889. 1 am indebted to R.J.Davis for this reference.)

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