The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 4

Allen, Thomas

1827

The new buildings in the parish of in the fields continuing to increase in the early part of the last century, so much that the inhabitants were much inconvenienced, the commissioners for building new churches within the bills of mortality caused to be erected in the north-west part of this extensive parish.

This parish is bounded on the north by Paddington and St. Mary-le-bone; on the east by St. James, in the fields, St. Margaret, and St. John; on the south by the river Thames; and on the west by and Kensington parishes.

Its particular bounds are as follows: commencing at the sewer on the west side of Vauxhall-bridge, it traverses in a northerly direction to , on the west side of Elliot's brewery and Stafford-place, before the east front of the new palace, through the gardens, in a westerly direction to ; thence to Hyde-park-corner, along , to the Queen's-walk; through Park-place, up , along , to , through which it pursues its course to Burlington-gardens; thence up , on the south side of , to ; thence to , which it traverses in a westerly direction, to Tyburn-turnpike, and on to Bayswater; thence in a southerly direction, along the middle of the , across , on the east side of , by the sewer to the river Thames, on the east side of .

 
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 Title Page
 Dedication
CHAPTER I: Site, local divisions, and government of the City of Westminster; history of the Abbey; Coronation Ceremonies; and lists of the Abbots and Deans
CHAPTER II: Westminster Abbey, and Description of the Tombs and Monuments
CHAPTER III: History and Topography of St. Margaret's Parish
CHAPTER IV: History and Topography of St. John's Parish, Westminster
CHAPTER V: History and Topography of the parish of St. Martin's in the Fields, Westminster
CHAPTER VI: History and Topogrpahy of the parish of St. James, Westminster
CHAPTER VII: History and Topography of the Parish of St. Anne, Westminster
CHAPTER VIII: History and Topography of the parish of St. Paul, Covent Garden
CHAPTER IX: History and Topography of the Parish of St. Mary-le-strand
CHAPTER X: History and Topogrpahy of the parish of St. Clement Danes
CHAPTER XI: History and Topography of the parish of st. George, Hanover Square
CHAPTER XII: History and Topography of the Precinct of the Savoy
CHAPTER XIII: History and Topography of the Inns of Court
CHAPTER XIV: History and Topography of the Precincts of the Charter-house and Ely Place, and the Liberty of the Rolls
 CHAPTER XV: Historical Notices of the Borough of Southwark
CHAPTER XVI: History and Topography of the Parish of St. Olave, Southwark
CHAPTER XVII: History and Topography of the parish of St. John, Southwark
CHAPTER XVIII: History and Topography of the parish of St. Thomas, Southwark
CHAPTER XIX: History and Topogrpahy of the parish of St. George's, Southwark
CHAPTER XX: History and Topography of St. Saviour's Parish
CHAPTER XXI: History and Topography of the parist of Christ-church in the County of Surrey
 CHAPTER XXII: A List of the Principal Books, &c that have been published in Illustration of the Antiquities, History, Topography, and other subjects treated of in this Work
 Addenda et Corrigienda
 Postscript