The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 2

Allen, Thomas


The Lord Mayor's officers, and their days of waiting, according to the Pamphlet before referred to.


Mr. sword-bearer to wait daily.

Mr. water-bailiff, to wait Friday and Saturday, and every Sunday.

Mr. common-hunt was in waiting at the Mansion-house every month during the mayoralty.

Mr. common-crier, to wait Tuesdays and Fridays.

The serjeant-carvers, in waiting every week.

The serjeants of the chamber, in waiting every week.

The serjeant of the channel, in waiting every Thursday.

The yeomen of the chamber, to wait upon the lord mayor on all public occasions.

The yeomen of the water-side, of them to wait weekly.

The yeomen of the channel, to wait daily.

The under water-bailiff, to wait on holidays and court days, if he goes not up the river.

The young men, to wait daily in turns.

The meal-weighers, to wait on holidays and court days.

The yeomen of the wood-wharf, to wait on general days.

The foreign-taker, to wait likewise on general days.

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 Title Page
 CHAPTER I: History of London, from the Accession of William and Mary, to the reign of George the Second
 CHAPTER II: History of London during the reign of George the Second
 CHAPTER III: History of London from the Accession of George the Third, to the year 1780
 CHAPTER IV: History of London continued to the Union
 CHAPTER V: History of London from the Union to the Jubilee, 1809
 CHAPTER VI: History of London from the Jubilee to the Peace of 1814
 CHAPTER VII: History of London continued to the accession of George the Fourth
 CHAPTER VIII: Account of the Civil Government of the City by Portreves, Bailiffs, and Mayors, with a list of the latter...
 CHAPTER IX: An account of the Aldermen and Sheriffs, with a list of the latter
CHAPTER X: Lists and brief Accounts of the various Officers and Courts within the City
CHAPTER XI: Some account of the Ecclesiastical Government of the city of London, with a List and Biographical Notices of the Bishops of the see
CHAPTER XII: Some Account of the Military Government of London, and the Artillery Company
CHAPTER XIII: An Account of the twelve principal Companies of the City of London
CHAPTER XIV: An Account of the Companies of the City of London, alphabetically arranged
 CHAPTER XV: An Account of the River Thames
CHAPTER XVI: Historical and topographical account of London Bridge, Westminster Bridge, Blackfriars Bridge, Waterloo Bridge, Southwark Bridge, and the Thames Tunnel
CHAPTER XVII: Topographical and Historical Account of the Tower of London