The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 3Allen, Thomas
This ward derives its name from the principal street therein, which is known from the most early ages by the name of , because the corn market was kept there. It is divided into precincts, designated as the , , , and . This ward is bounded on the east by Bishopsgate ward; on the north by ward; on the west by Cheap ward; and, on the south, by Langbourn ward. It is under the government of an alderman and common council men. There are churches in this ward, St. Michael and St. Peter.