- Romeland, Queenhithe
- A large open space at the head of Queenhithe Dock, in the soke of Queenhithe.Collectors appointed to collect tolls for cost of cleansing and repairing the " Roume-land," 41 Ed. III. (Cal. L. Bk. G. p.221)."Romelond " at Queenhithe, 1374 (Ct. H.W. II. 161)."Roomland in Thames Street, near Townsend Lane, in Queenhithe Ward " (P.C. 1732)."Roomland Lane" (L. Guide, 1758-Boyle, 1799).It is stated in a decree of Chancery 37 H. VIII., relating to the Homeland at Billingsgate, that a public market had been held on both these open spaces time out of mind.See Romelands.
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.