- Clothier Street
- South out of Cutler Street at No. 8, the second turning east from Houndsditch. In Portsoken Ward (P.O. Directory).Former names : "Crab Court" (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 27, and in 1755 ed.). "Carter Street," first in Rocque, 1746, and again in O.S. 1848 ed. to July, 1906. "Carters Court" (Horwood, 1799 to Elmes, 1831). "Carters Rents" (Boyle, 1799).Shown in O. and M. map, 1677, but not named.Carter Street seems to have been erected 1734. Several of the houses in the street bore the arms of the Cutlers' Company.Called Clothier Street first July, 1906, the street being occupied for the most part by clothiers and dealers in old clothes, etc.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.