parish and parish church of the one part And John Pye
Thomas Brothers Edward Hasselwood Wm Mumbrey & John Wootton Wardens
of the ffellowship or Society of pilots of Deale aforesd of the other
part in manner following Vizt
Whereas some difference and Controversye hath lately
happened concerning the sitting or placing of people in the Gallery
erected in the parish Church of Deale that is called the pilots gallery
and concerning the propriety of the same. Now Therefore that a final
stop may be put to all controversy and disagreemt and that a lasting
unity love & Christian concord may be continued between the said
ffellowship of pilots and the rest of the parishioners of Deale
It is fully concluded and agreed upon by and between all
the before named parties in manner and form following (That is to say)
First That the sd Gallery called the pilots Gallery be
forthwith taken down and new Erected.
Secondly. That the three formost seats be allways
acknowledged to belong to the pilots and their heirs & successors
for ever And that they may put on Locks & Keys on their Doors and
use such security as they shall think fit.
Thirdly. That the other hindmost seats
of such new ordered Gallery shall allways belong to the Disposal of the
Church Wardens and parishioners of the sd parish for ever.
Fourthly. It is agreed between all the before named parties that
in Remembrance of this Conclusion and Agreement made by the parties in
Composing the Differences aforesaid An Anniversary Sermon be preached
Yearly on Candlemas day at the parish Church aforesaid by the Rector for
the time being or his Deputy concerning Love Unity Charity &
Brotherly Agreement which is the Ornament as well as Duty of Christians.
For which Sermon the Rector shall be paid Twenty Shillings by the
Wardens of the pilots.
And lastly it is Agreed. That at the end of every such
Sermon this prsent Agreement shall in the Vestry of the sd Church be
read over to all parishioners that shall be present in order to
perpetuate the remembrance hereof. In Witnesse whereof all the parties
above named have hereunto set their hands and seals the day & year
first above written. (Note in another hand) This was never signed.
THE drawing of the Star Inn, in St. Dunstan's Street,
made December 2nd, 1847, speaks of the inn as "about to be
destroyed." This was apparently true of the rear of the
building, but the gabled front, supported by carved
brackets, is still standing, though much modernized. It faces the opening
of Station Road West, and suffered