The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 3
This ward derives its name from its situation, being adjacent to the . It is bounded on the south by the river Thames, on the east by and Aldgate-ward, on the north by Langbourn-ward, and on the west by Billingsgate-ward; and is governed by alderman, and common-council-men. It is divided into the following precincts:--the Dolphin, , the Salutation, Rood, Dice Quay, Ralph's Quay, Bear Quay, Petty Wales, the Rose, , , and the Angel. This ward contains churches, St. Olave, ; St. Dunstan in the east, and Allhallows, Barking.