Deptford


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Deptford

(ˈdɛtfəd)
n
(Placename) a district in the Greater London borough of Lewisham, on the S bank of the River Thames: formerly the site of the Royal Naval dockyard
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To Deptford therefore he went in search of this crew, where he was informed that the men he sought after were all gone ashore.
John Biddel, of Deptford, a very civil man, and an excellent sailor.
Jobling looks hungry and also has the appearance of having run to seed in the market-gardens down by Deptford.
We had shot through the Pool, past the West India Docks, down the long Deptford Reach, and up again after rounding the Isle of Dogs.
Lillah runs a home for inebriate women in the Deptford Road," she continued.
She had conceived an equal dislike for Lillah Harrison and her work in the Deptford Road, and for Evelyn M.
It was in the month of February that I was, with seven other convicts, as they called us, delivered to a merchant that traded to Virginia, on board a ship, riding, as they called it, in Deptford Reach.
They had sailed from Deptford, from Green- wich, from Erith--the adventurers and the settlers; kings' ships and the ships of men on 'Change; captains, admirals, the dark "interlopers" of the Eastern trade, and the commissioned "generals" of East India fleets.
Since its opening, the Deptford Neighborhood Banking Office has generated nearly $11 million in deposits through the successful execution of numerous promotional activities and active participation in chamber and community events.
The unnamed 55-year-old had been collecting crabs on the banks of the Wear, at Deptford, Sunderland, when he suffered a seizure and became stuck in the mud yesterday afternoon.
In fact, the four-piece from Deptford, south London, can be all of the above, all at once, then change their minds midway through a song and head off in a different direction.
This fictionalised account tells of her battles with the publisher over the right to publish in full the no-holds-barred account, and the growing relationship between her and Slade - whose husband was financing a terrace of houses Slade's lover was designing in Deptford, London.