Bread Street Compter
   On the west side of Bread Street in Bread Street Ward. One of the two original Compters, pertaining to the Sheriffs, the other being in Poultry (S. 352).
   Removed to Wood Street in 1555 (ib.), to Giltspur Street in 1791, closed 1854.
   See Compters.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Wood Street Compter —    On the east side of Wood Street, in Cripplegate Ward Within.    One of the Sheriffs Prisons.    First mention: The Compter in Bread Street was removed to Wood Street in 1555 (S. 298) and Greyfriars Chronicle (Cam. Soc.), p.96.    Burnt in the… …   Dictionary of London

  • Wood Street Counter — The Wood Street Counter, or Wood Street Compter, was a small prison within the City of London in England. It was primarily a debtors prison, and also held people accused of such misdemeanors as public drunkness, although some wealthier prisoners… …   Wikipedia

  • Compters —    These were prisons immediately under the supervision and control of the Sheriffs (Lib. Albus, II. p. 307).     Counter is used in the sense of Court in Cal. L. Bk. G. p. 678.    The word Compter is defined in the N.E.D. as the name of certain… …   Dictionary of London

  • Brickhill Lane —    South out of Upper Thames Street at No. 77 to Greenwich Street (P.O. Directory). In Vintry Ward.    Earliest mention: O. and M. 1677.    Former names : Brickhill Alley (Leake, 1666). Brikels lane (S. 241). Herber or Herbierlane, 32 Ed. III.… …   Dictionary of London

  • Marshalsea — The prison occupied two locations, the first c. 1329–1811, and the second 1811–1842. The image above is of the first Marshalsea in the 18th century …   Wikipedia

  • The Clink — Coordinates: 51°30′25.48″N 0°05′30.95″W / 51.5070778°N 0.0919306°W / 51.5070778; 0.0919306 …   Wikipedia

  • Broken Seld —    Described variously as a place, a tavern and a tenement on the south side of Westchepe opposite le Standard in the Ward of Bread Street in the parish of St. Mary Magdalen, Milk Street.    From this description it would appear to have been… …   Dictionary of London

  • Cripplegate Ward —    One of the twenty six wards of the City, and lying both within and without the City Wall. It lies on the north side of the City, between Bassieshaw and Cheap Wards east, Bread Street Ward south, Farringdon Ward Within, Aldersgate Wards Within… …   Dictionary of London

  • Guildable Manor — formally The City of London’s Guildable Manorof the Town and Borough of Southwark is an institution of the City of London which is not a Livery Company as it is territorially rather than trade based, being the organisation of the Juror freemen of …   Wikipedia

  • Tech N9ne — Surnom Tecca Nina, The Killa Clown, T 9, Kansas City King Nom Aaron Dontez Yates Naissance 8 novembre 1971 Kansas City (Missouri) Activité principale Rappeur, parolier, producteur exécutif …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”