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Lime Street Ward

"LIME-ST.-WARD is a small ward, named from Lime-street. It is bounded on the north and east by Aldgate ward, on the south by Langbourn ward, and on the west by Bishopsgate ward. It is observable that there is no church, nor entire parish or street in this ward, though it runs through several parishes. Its principal buildings are the East India House and Leadenhall-market. It is divided into four municipal precincts, and is governed by an alderman (Charles Farebrother, Esq.), four common-councilmen, and other ward officers." [J. Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (1831) -transcribed by Gareth Hicks]

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Archives and Libraries

London Metropolitan Archive holdings for Lime Street Ward.

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Cemeteries

Lime Street Ward - photographs and maps from the London Burial Grounds website.

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Description and Travel

John Strype's Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster (1720) - Lime Street and Cornhill Ward.

Wikipedia page on Lime Street Ward.

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Lime Street Ward has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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History

Allen, Thomas. The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and parts adjacent. Continued to the present time. London: G. Virtue (1839) 3 vols. [Full text - Lime Street Ward]
Stow, John and John Nottley. A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, borough of Southwark, and parts adjacent. London, Printed for T. Read (1733-35) 2 vols. [Full text - Lime Street Ward]
Thomas, Henry The Wards of London: Comprising a Historical and Topographical Description of Every Object of Importance Within the Boundaries of the City. With an Account of All the Companies, Institutions, Buildings, Ancient Remains &c., &c., and Biographical Sketches of All Eminent Persons Connected Therewith London: J. Gifford (1828) 2 vols. [Lime Street Ward]
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Societies

Lime Street and Cornhill Ward Club website provides several illustrated historical accounts.

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Taxation

Sources for listings of taxpayer names for Lime Street Ward, listed on the LDS FamilySearch wiki.