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

Allen, Thomas


Plumbers. 31.

. , on a chevron between a cross staff fessewise of the last, inclosed by plummets all in chief, and a level reversed in base of the , soldering irons in saltier, between a cutting knife on the dexter, and a shave hook on the sinister, ar. . A triple fountain , issuing water ; on the top an angel of the last, vested ducally crowned and winged of the , holding in the dexter hand a sword, and in the sinister a pair of scales,


both Over the crest a motto, viz.

Justitia et Pax.


In God is all our hope.

This company is of considerable antiquity, and was incorporated by king James I. on the , by the name of

The master, wardens, and commonalty of the mystery of plumbers of the city of London.

It is a livery company, governed by a master, wardens, and assistants.

The hall of this company is in Great , .

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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