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St Lawrence Jewry, London

Historical Description

St. Lawrence Jewry, a parish in the City of London.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records, in conjunction with the London Metropolitan Archives, have digitised the registers for St Lawrence Jewry


The church of St. Lawrence stands in King Street, Cheapside, succeeded a church in which Tillotson lectured and which had Bishop Wilkins as a vicar, was rebuilt by Wren at a cost of £11,870, has a spire with the gridiron of St Lawrence for a weathercock, and contains the graves of Tillotson and Wilkins.

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of London, 1568 is available to browse from the Heraldry page.