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

Allen, Thomas


Turners. 51.


. a catherine wheel between columns ; in chief a regal crown ; in base an axe ar. handled of the , lying fessewise, the blade downward. . A female figure , representing St. Catherine; her hair dishevelled, her head within a circle of glory of the , and ducally crowned ; vested lined with ermine; supporting with her dexter hand a catherine wheel of the ; in her sinister hand a sword, the point resting on the wreath .

By faith I obtain.

The fraternity of turners is of ancient foundation, it was incorporated by letters patent of king James I. by the name of

The master, wardens, and commonalty of the art or mystery de lez turners of London.

The turners anciently were measure makers, as appears from a record in the chamber of London.

This is a livery company, under the government of a master, wardens, and assistants.

Their hall is a small edifice on .


[] Granted 17th Dec. 1634.

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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