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Brian   Link to this

The Rocque map reference is:

http://www.motco.com/Map/81002/SeriesSearchPlat...

Interestingly, on the Rocque map the street is named 'Old Jury' not 'Old Jewry' and has a church by the name of St.Olave. Must have been a popular saint!

Bill   Link to this

Old Jewry, a street running from the north side of the Poultry to Gresham Street, So called as being in the Middle Ages the Jews' quarter of the City.

Then is the Old Jewrie, a street so called of Jews some time dwelling there, and near adjoining. . . . William, Duke of Normandy, first brought them from Rouen to inhabit here.—Stow, p. 105.
---London, Past and Present. H.B. Wheatley, 1891.

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