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Broad Street Ward

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"BROAD-St.-Bldgs., are the north continuation of Old, and part of New Broad- street, and lead into Liverpool-street. These streets give name to the ward wherein they stand, which is bounded on the north and east by Bishopsgate Ward; on the west by Coleman-street Ward; and on the south by Cornhill Ward. . . The most remarkable buildings are, the parish churches of St. Christopher, St. Bennett's Fink, St, Martin's Outwich, St. Peter's le Poor, and Allhallows in the Wall, Carpenters' Hall, Drapers' Hall, Merchant Tailors' Hall, the Bank of England, the South Sea House, and Pinners' Hall. This ward is under the government of an alderman, (Sir John Perring, Bart.) a deputy, and nine other common-councilmen, and other ward officers."[J. Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (1831) - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]


Archives and Libraries

London Metropolitan Archive holdings for Broad Street Ward.



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


Description and Travel

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

Wikipedia page on Broad Street Ward.

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Historical Geography

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



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 - Broad 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 - Broad 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. [Broad Street Ward]


Broad Street Ward Club website - provides details of the Ward and its Livery Companies.



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