(Holy) Trinity the Less
   On the south side of Great Trinity Lane, at the north-east corner of Little Trinity Lane (Strype). In Queenhithe Ward. The parish extends into Vintry, Bread Street and Cordwainer Wards.
   Earliest mention: "HolyTrinity le Petit," 50 H. III. (Cal. P.R. H. III. 1258-66, 624).
   Other names: " Sanctae Trinitatis Parvae," 3 Ed. I. (Lib. Cust. I. 230). "Holy Trinity the Less," 1308-9 (Ct. H.W. I. 203). "Holy Trinity the Less in Knyghtriderstrete," 1322 (ib. 297). " Trinite in Knyghtryder strete," 1516 (Fabyan's Chr. 296). "Holy Trinity" commonly called the "little Trinitie," 1541 (L. and P. H. VIII. XVI. p.425).
   Lutheran Church " erected on the site (O. and M. 1677-Elmes, 1831).
   Stow says in his time the church was very old and in danger of falling down, leaning on props (S. 355).
   Rebuilt 1606-8. Merchant Tailors and Vintners contributed liberally to the rebuilding.
   Repaired and beautified 1629. Burnt in the Fire and rebuilt as a church for the Lutherans.
   Parish united to St. Michael Queenhithe (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 208-9).
   A Rectory. Patrons: Canons of St. Mary Southwark, afterwards Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's.
   Dedication to the Blessed Trinity.
   Site now occupied by the Mansion House Station.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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