The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 4
This parish was formerly part of the adjacent of , from which it was separated by act of parliament in .
It is of small extent, and is bounded by parish on the north, the river on the east, and by parish on the south and west. Its bounds are as follows: commencing at , it proceeds to , the east side of which is in this parish, along , on the south side of , along , down New , , and Artillery-place: and thence in a south-westerly direction behind , across road, to the common sewer, which it keeps to the river Thames, where it enters opposite Elms.