Putney

Putney, a London suburb on the Surrey side, 6 m. from Waterloo, has a bridge across the Thames 300 yards long; the parish church tower dates from the 15th century. The river here affords favourite rowing water, the starting-place of the inter-universities boat-race; Putney Heath was a favourite duelling resort; Gibbon was a native; Pitt and Leigh Hunt died here.

Population (circa 1900) given as 18,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Puteaux * Puy, Le
Purgatory
Purim, the Feast of
Puritan City
Puritans
Pursuivant
Pusey, Edward Bouverie
Puseyism
Pushkin
Pushtoo
Puteaux
Putney
Puy, Le
Puy-du-Dôme
Pygmalion
Pygmies
Pym, John
Pyramids
Pyramus and Thisbe
Pyrene
Pyrenees
Pyroxyline

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Brooke, Sir Robert
Cole, William [1626–1662]
Cromwell, Oliver
Cromwell, Thomas
Davenant, William
Fiddes, Richard
Gibbon, Edward
Law, William
Mounteney, Richard
Pitt, William [No. 3]
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