- Parish Clerks
- Licensed as a guild in 1233 by the name of the Fraternity of St Nicholas. Dissolved and reincorporated 24 H. VIII. Charter granted Jas. I. 1611.Printed the weekly Bills of Mortality from 1593.Played histories from Holy Scripture yearly at Clerkenwell (Chron. of Lond. p.91, etc.)Tenements in Bishopsgate granted to them for two Chaplains to be kept in the ChapeParish Clerks of St. Mary Magdalene, Guildhall, 27 H. VI.This was suppressed temp. Ed. VI.They produced an interesting history of the parish churches of London, with lists of streets, etc., in 1732.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.