Midhurst sentence example
- Formerly there had been in the town of Midhurst a small manufacture of hosiery with which the Cobdens were connected, though all trace of it had disappeared before the birth of Richard.
- He died when his son Richard was a child, and the care of the family devolved upon the mother, who was a woman of'strong sense and of great energy of character, and who, after her husband's death, left Dunford and returned to Midhurst.
- There was a grammar school at Midhurst, which at one time had enjoyed considerable reputation, but which had fallen into decay.
- That effort was followed by great physical prostration, and he determined not to quit his retirement at Midhurst until spring had fairly set in.
- In 1768 Lord Holland bought the pocket borough of Midhurst for him, and he entered on his parliamentary career, and on London society, in 1769.Advertisement
- A grammar-school was founded at Midhurst in 1672 and attained some eminence.
- The name of Midhurst (Middeherst, Mudhurst) first occurs in the reign of Henry I.
- Franco de Bohun inherited Midhurst from his uncle Savaric Fitz-Savaric, and the De Bohuns held the lordship until 1499 when Sir David Owen obtained it through his marriage with the daughter of the last male heir.
- Midhurst is definitely called a borough in the reign of Edward I., but the borough-court and market were probably in existence much earlier.
- Midhurst returned two members to parliament from1300-1301till 1832, and from that date one member until 1885 when it was disfranchised.Advertisement
- He was educated at Midhurst grammar school and at the Royal College of Science, where he was trained in physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology and biology.