John de Vere's Yard


John de Vere's Yard
   West out of Seething Lane, near St. Olave's, Hart Street (Strype, 1720-1755), with a passage into Mark Lane.
   Other names : "Dyers Yard" (O. and M. 1677). "Hemp Yard" (Rocque, 1746- Boyle, 1799). "John Dever's Yard" (L. Guide, 1758-Boyle, 1799).
   Derivation of name : Name derived from owner of property. Dyer's Yard may be merely due to a misreading of the word "Devere."

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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