Mr Chamberlain himself was returned unopposed for West Birming ham again.
West Ham Park (80 acres) occupies the site of Ham House and park, for many years the residence of Samuel Gurney, the banker and philanthropist.
Her stomach grumbled but the thought of a ham sandwich disgusted her.
The Lea separates the county of London from Essex, but the townships of West Ham and Stratford, Barking and Ilford, Leyton and Walthamstow continue the metropolis in this direction almost without a break.
The manor of West Ham was settled upon Stratford-Langthorne Abbey, founded by William de Montfichet in 1135 for monks of the Cistercian order.
The parish stretches north and south from Wanstead and Leyton to the Thames, and east and west from East Ham to the river Lea.
This page gives an overview of all articles in the 1911 Brittanica which are alphabetized under Ham to Har.
At the time of the Conquest West Ham belonged to Alestan and Leured, two freemen, and at Domesday to Ralph Gernon and Ralph Peverel.
West Ham is governed by a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.
Owing to the lack of railway communication Jerez is of little commercial importance; its staple trade is in agricultural produce, especially in ham and bacon from the large herds of swine which are reared in the surrounding oak forests.