Smethe Lane
   House in " Smethe lane," 1282 (Ct. H.W. I. 60).
   Tenement in " Smethe lane" in parish of All Hallows de Berkyngecherche, 1325 (ib. 314).
   Qy. = Siuethelane = Seething Lane.
   Povah in his Annals of St. Olave Hart Street (p.3), says he found in the will of Tromy, 1463, P. Ct. Cant. wills, a reference to " Hertstrete " also called " Smythes-strete," but the Smethe lane mentioned above cannot be identified with Hart Street, as no part of that street, or of the adjacent houses is in the parish of All Hallows Barking.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Seething Lane —    North out of Great Tower Street, at No.53, to 33 Crutched Friars P.O. Directory). In Tower Ward.    Earliest mention in present form: Sethyng lane alias Sydone Lane, 12 Eliz. A Lend. I. p.m. II. 132). Seeting or Sything Lane (Strype, ed. 1720 …   Dictionary of London

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