Haconis (Warda)
   Mentioned in a list of St. Paul's lands in the City, c. 1130 (MS D. and C. St. Paul's, Liber. L.).
   "Vicum judaeorum," mentioned as situated in the ward.
   Perhaps identical with Coleman Street Ward, which contains Old Jewry. Sometimes identified with Broad Street Ward.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Coleman Street Ward —    One of the twenty six wards of the City, adjoining Broad Street Ward east and south, Bassishaw Ward west, and Cheap Ward south, extending north to the City boundary.    Earliest mention: Warda de Colemannestte, 3 Ed. I. (Rot. Hund. I. 411).… …   Dictionary of London

  • Wards —    The wards seem generally to have grown along the line of a main street and often about a main crossing. The street which forms the main artery of the Ward generally gives it its name.    1. Each of the principal gates gives or has given its… …   Dictionary of London

  • Broad Street Ward —    One of the twenty six wards of the City, bounded north and east by Bishopsgate Ward, north and west by Coleman Street and Cheap Wards, and south by Walbrook and Cornhill Wards.    Earliest mention: In list of Aldermen (1293), in which the Ward …   Dictionary of London

  • The Jewry —    The Jews quarter in the City.    Described as Judaismo in the Ward of William de Hadestok, 3 Ed. I. (Rot. Hund. I. 405).    The Ward of Wm. de Hadestok has been identified as Tower Ward, but the Jewry seems to have been a place within the… …   Dictionary of London

  • Lothbury —    West from Throgmorton Street, at No. 39, to 43 Coleman Street, on the north side of the Bank of England (P.O. Directory). In Broad Street and Coleman Street Wards.    Earliest mention: Lodebure, 1181 1203 (H. MSS. Com. 9th Rep. p. 15a).    In… …   Dictionary of London

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