Fleet Street Ward
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A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Fleet Street —    West from Ludgate Circus to the Strand at Temple Bar (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.    First mention found in records : Fletestrete, 1274 (Ct. H.W. I. 19).    Other forms : In vico de Fletebrigge, 12 H. III. (Lib. Albus, I. 86) …   Dictionary of London

  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street — For other uses, see Sweeney Todd (disambiguation). Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Artwork from the original Broadway production Music Stephen Sondh …   Wikipedia

  • Clifford's Inn, Fleet Street —    On the west side of Fetter Lane, north of St. Dunstan s, Fleet Street (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.    One of the Inns of Chancery.    First mention: Inn (hospitium) of Clyfford by the Church of St. Dunstan Fletestrete, 19 Ed.… …   Dictionary of London

  • Serjeants' Inn, Fleet Street —    On the south side of Fleet Street, adjoining the east side of the Temple precincts, in Farringdon Ward Without (O.S. 1880).    Another house of the Serjeants at Law.    First mention: le Sergeantes Inne, 36 H. VIII. (L. and P. H. VIII. XIX.… …   Dictionary of London

  • The Standard in Fleet Street —    Opposite the south end of Shoe Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (S. 110, 394).    First mention: The same yere (viz. 17 H. VI.) was the newe cunduyt in Fletstrete begonnen to make (Chron. of Lond. 1189 1483, p.124).    Stow says that the water …   Dictionary of London

  • Conduit in Fleet Street —    At the south end of Shoe Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (Leake, 1666), near the hostel of the Bishop of Salisbury.    Erected by John Walworth, prior to his death, and bequest left for its maintenance by his will 1396 7 (Ct. H.W. II. 325).… …   Dictionary of London

  • Ward Lock & Co — was a publishing house in the United Kingdom that started as a partnership and developed until it was eventually absorbed into the publishing combine Penguin BooksHistoryEbenezer Ward and George Lock starting a publishing concern in 1854 which… …   Wikipedia

  • Fleet Ditch —    See The Fleet. So called as early as the 13th century.    Described by Hatton (1708) as in his time a spacious street and indeed like two large streets, divided by the ditch. A fine market house for corn there, erected about 1703.    In Strype …   Dictionary of London

  • Fleet Bridge —    Over the Fleet River between Fleet Street and Ludgate Hill, near Fleet Prison, in Farringdon Ward Without (Rocque, 1746).    First mention: Ponte de Fleete, 1197 (Mag. Rot. 9 Rich. I.).    Other forms of name : Pontem de Flet, 15 H. III. (Cal …   Dictionary of London

  • Fleet Prison —    On the eastern bank of the Fleet, and afterwards of the Canal and Fleet Market, in Farringdon Ward Without (Elmes, 1831), south of Fleet Lane.    First mention: Custody gaiolae de Ponte de Fleete in hands of Nathaniel de Leveland and Robert… …   Dictionary of London

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