Serjeant's Inn (ex. par.)
"SERJEANT'S-INN, Fleet street, is about fifty houses on the right hand side of the street, going from Temple-bar. It was formerly an inn of court, but is now private property. It consists of a small quadrangle of handsome dwelling houses, principally occupied by barristers and solicitors. On the eastern side is the handsome edifice belonging to the Amicable Society designed by Mr. Adam." [J. Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (1831) - transcribed by Brian Randell]
This place is located in Farringdon Without Ward.
Serjeants Inn is a parish level unit. It was an extra parochial area until 1858, when it became a civil parish [LDS].
London Metropolitan Archive holdings for Serjeant's Inn.
Wikipedia page on Serjeant's Inn.
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History of Serjeants' Inn - a brief summary, from the Serjeants' Inn Chambers website.
Cunningham, Timothy. The history and antiquities of the four Inns of Court; namely, the Inner Temple, Middle Temple, Lincoln's Inn, and Gray's Inn; and of the nine Inns of Chancery; to wit, Clifford's Inn, Clement's Inn, Lion's Inn, New Inn, Strand Inn, Furnival's Inn, Thavies Inn, Staple Inn, and Barnard's Inn; also of Serjeant's Inn in Fleet-Street and Chancery-Lane, and Scroop's Inn . . .. London, Printed for G. Kearsly (1780) 251 pp. [Full text]
Noble, T. C. Memorials of Temple Bar : with some account of Fleet Street, and the parishes of St. Dunstan and St. Bride, London: chiefly derived from ancient records and original sources. London : Diprose & Bateman,  140 pp. [Full Text] [Searjeant Inn - see pp. 95-96.]
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Surnames from the 1881 census in the Serjeants Inn London district.