How to use Hackney in a sentence
The hackney type of the day is " a powerfully built, short-legged, big horse, with an intelligent head, neat neck, strong, level back, powerful loins, and as perfect shoulders as can be obtained, good feet, flat-boned legs, and a height of from 15 hands 2 in.
In Finchley Road are the New and Hackney Colleges, both Congregational.
In 1854 he entered Hackney College to prepare for the Congregational ministry, and in 1857 he graduated B.A.
The first noteworthy trotting hackney stallion, of the modern type, was a horse foaled about 1755, and known as the Schales, Shields or Shales horse, and most of the recognized hackneys of to-day trace back to him.
It was then found necessary to distinguish clearly between horses and ponies, and, accordingly, all animals measuring 14 hands or under were designated " ponies," and registered in a separate part of the (Hackney) Stud-Book.Advertisement
As in the case of the hackney, so with the pony, thoroughbred blood has been used, and with good results, except in the case of those animals which have to remain to breed in their native haunts on the hills and moorlands.
There are eight colleges in England, viz., besides Mansfield and Cheshunt, New and Hackney Colleges, London; Western College, Bristol; Yorkshire United College, Bradford; Lancashire Independent College, Manchester; the Congregational Institute, Nottingham.
But he received an invitation to become morning preacher at Gravel Pit Chapel, Hackney.
A detached portion of the parliamentary division of Hornsey, Middlesex, is in the metropolitan borough of Hackney.
The framework of this crown, bereft of its jewels, is in the possession of Lady Amherst of Hackney.Advertisement
He died in January (19th or 21st) 1 733/4 at Hackney.
From 1763 till 1784 he was classical and philological tutor in Coward's training college at Hoxton; and subsequently for some years at another institution of the same kind at Hackney.
The Normans brought with them their own word haquenee, or hacquenee, a French derivative from the Latin equus, a horse, whence the name hackney.
We provide adaption to Hackney Homes (Council) properties to suit the needs of people with disabilities and mobility problems.
Thereafter the lord of the manor retained the advowson of the mother church, Lord Amherst of Hackney being patron in 1987.Advertisement
Nestled in the heart of Hackney, London, among textile factories and greasy caffs, the area and building are rundown and dingy.
Taxis There are two sorts of taxi - hackney carriages - often London type cabs, or vehicles with roof signs.
Simon Butler, prosecuting counsel from Cornwall & Hackney appeared to be very uncomfortable with Sunderland's vicious attack.
Their next door neighbors (The Hackney Empire) had always coveted the building.
At the London Chest the municipal authorities of Bethnal Green and Hackney established a Tuberculosis dispensary in 1916.Advertisement
T his architectural drawing of the Hackney branch shows how the shops were laid out.
Fortunately, Londoners without his resources can find excellent Vietnamese nosh in Hackney.
Eleven years in the graveyard of English football a few rungs above Hackney Marshes fodder is not nearly good enough.
The only open aspect is the north side of the triangle, which looks out across a main road to Hackney Downs park.
My family tree shows that it took us 200 years to move from Aldgate East to Hackney we were very slow-moving.Advertisement
Hackney Carriage Vehicles must be fitted with a Council-approved taximeter before testing.
Carole Hackney and Dave Furness are studying the ultrastructure of the hair cells and their sensory hair bundle.
Open for just over a year it occupies a disused warehouse in one of London's poorest boroughs, Hackney.
I was fairly well-known in Hackney for my love of all things soulful.
The new restaurant called Fifteen in Westland Place, near Old Street, was set up to train disadvantaged youngsters from Hackney.
The building is within quarter mile of Hackney Central British Rail Station.
Wheelchair ramps must be etched with the Hackney Carriage Vehicle License Number.
Close-up of what appears to be a rucksack bomb on the top deck of the No 26 bus in Hackney.
Hackney Carriage Vehicles must be fitted with a Council-approved Taximeter before testing.
Open for just over a year it occupies a disused warehouse in one of London 's poorest boroughs, Hackney.
By the time she was 13, she had already won the Hackney Empire Lady D award in the Under 18 category.
The Hackney Horse Society and the Hunters' Improvement Society are conducted on much the same lines as the Shire Horse Society, and, like it, they each hold a show in London in the spring of the year and publish an annual volume.
In 1904, as it was felt that the college was unable properly to carry on its work under existing conditions, it was proposed to amalgamate it with Hackney College, but the Board of Education refused to sanction any arrangement which would set aside the requirements of the deed of foundation, namely that the officers and students of Cheshunt College should subscribe the fifteen articles appended to the deed, and should take certain other obligations.
The election was marked by an amazing outflow of caricatures and squibs, by weeks of rioting in which Lord Hood's sailors fought pitched battles in St James's Street with Fox's hackney coachmen, and by the intrepid canvassing of Whig ladies.
Stoke Newington is partly in the north division of the parliamentary borough of Hackney, but the district of South Hornsey, included in the municipal borough, is in the Hornsey division of Middlesex.
This record of height, with other particulars as to breeding, &c., serves to direct breeders in their choice of sires and dams. The standard of height established by the Hackney Horse Society was accepted and officially recognized by the Royal Agricultural Society in 1889, when the prize-list for the Windsor show contained pony classes for animals not exceeding 14 hands.
A combination of the best points of the hunter with the style and finish of the hackney produces a class of weightcarrying pony which is always saleable.
Thoroughbred and pure bred hackney stallions are maintained in private studs and by agricultural associations throughout the Dominion, and animals for cavalry and mounted infantry remounts are produced in all the provinces including those of the North-West.
Like most wealthy South Carolinians of the 18th century, Arthur Middleton was educated in England - at Hackney, at Westminster School, and at St John's College, Cambridge.
The hackney should also possess good hock action, as distinguished from mere fetlock action, the propelling power depending upon the efficiency of the former.
In 1711 he obtained from Archbishop Tenison the sinecure of West Tarring, Sussex, and he discharged the duties of lecturer at Hackney from 1689 till 1724.
The Old North Road, entering London from the Lea valley through Hackney and Shoreditch as Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington Road and Kingsland Road, reaches the City by Bishopsgate.
Having held pastorates at Shipley, Hackney, Manchester, Leicester and Cambridge, he became principal of Hackney Theological College, Hampstead, in 1901.
Both nag and hackney continue to be used as synonymous terms. Frequent mention is made of hackneys and trotters in old farm accounts of the 14th century.
The high hackney action is uncomfortable in a riding horse.
Excellent results have sometimes followed the use of hackney sires upon half-bred mares, i.e.
He was sent to school at Hackney in 1742, and in 174 9 entered Peterhouse, Cambridge, which he left in 1753, without taking a degree.
As regards the movement, or " action," of the hackney, he should go light in hand, and the knee should be well elevated and advanced during the trot, and, before the foot is put down, the leg should be well extended.
The Hackney has come prominently to the front in recent years.
The Pony differs essentially from the hackney in height, the former not exceeding 14 hands.
Payment on account of the conveyance of electors to or from the poll; payment for any committee room in excess of a prescribed number; the incurring of expenses in and about the election beyond a certain maximum; employing, for the conveyance of electors to or from the poll, hackney carriages or carriages kept for hire; payments for bands, flags, cockades, &c.; employing for payment persons at the election beyond the prescribed number; printing and publishing bills, placards or posters which do not disclose the name and address of the printer or publisher; using as committee rooms or for meetings any licensed premises, or any premises where food or drink is ordinarily sold for consumption on the premises, or any club premises where intoxicating liquor is supplied to members.
During the years 1632-1639 he received the livings of Hackney (1633); Oddington, Oxfordshire; Ickford, Buckinghamshire (1636); and Newington, Oxfordshire; besides being a prebendary of Gloucester from 1632.
An urban council cFQ ' may also license proprietors, drivers and conductors of horses, ponies, mules or asses standing for hiring in the district in the same way as in the case of hackney carriages, and they may also license pleasure boats and vessels, and the boatmen or persons in charge thereof, and they may make by-laws for all these purposes.
There is one exception, which is made clear in the following extract from Sir Walter Gilbey's Ponies Past and Present (1900) Before the establishment of the Hackney Horse Society in 1883 the dividing line between the horse and the pony in England was vague and undefined.