- Farringdon Ward
- Comprised the Ward of Ludgate and Newgate Within and Without, under which title it was demised by Thomas de Arderne to Anketin d'Auverne for life, and at his death (c. 1277) was again demised by Thomas to Ralph le Fevre, whose son John made it over to William de Farndon, after whom the ward became known as the Ward of Farringdon Within and Without (Hust. Roll 13 (57), quoted by Sharpe, Cal. L Bk. A. p.11 note).Other names and forms of name : "Ward of Lodgate and Neugate," c. 1285 (Cal. L. Bk. A. p. 209). "Ward of Ralph le Fevre," 1278 (ib. B. p. 278). "Ward of Ankettil de Auvergne without the Gate," 1276-7 (Cal. L. Bk. A. p. 11). "Ward of Anketin d'Auverne within the Gate" (ib. 226). "Ward of Ludgate within and without," 1297-8 (ib. B. p. 245). "Ward of Flete Street," 1310 (ib. D. p. 236). "Ward of Neugate and Ward of Ludgate," 1307-8 (ib. C. p. 159). "Ward of Farndone," 1311 (ib. D. p. 140). "Warda de Farindone," 19 Ed. II. (Chancery I. p.m.). "Ward of Nicholas de Farndon," 1333-4 (Ct. H.W. I. 395). "Wards of Farndon infra and Farndon extra," 18 Ed. II. (West. Abbey MS. 12339) and see 20 Ed. III. (Cal. L. Bk. F. p. 144). "Farndon ward," 1341 (Cal. Cl. R. 1341-3, p. 109). "Ward of Flete," 1352 (ib. 1349-54, p. 497).Divided into two wards and one Alderman to be elected for Ward of Farndone Within and one for Ward of Farndone Without, owing to increase of property and inhabitants of Ward of Farndone Within and Without, 17 Rich. II. 1393-4 (Cal. L. Bk. H. p. 407).
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