The reader is directed to the following general works, which contain
information relative to St. Helen's Church and Priory:—
The Victoria County History. London. Vol. I.
Londina Illustrata. 1819. By Robert Wilkinson.
Londinium Redivivum. 1803. J. P. Malcolm.
Antiquities of London. 1791. J. T. Smith.
Views of London Churches. 1736–39. West and Toms.
New View of London. 1707. Hatton.
Ancient Funeral Monuments. 1631. John Weever.
Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster. 1598. John Stow. (Also subsequent
editions, edited by Strype.)
The following works are either exclusively devoted to the subject or are
of special importance in this connection:—
Annals of St. Helen's, Bishopsgate. 1876. Rev. J. E. Cox.
Registers of St. Helen's, Bishopsgate.
The Last Ten Years of the Priory of St. Helen, Bishopsgate. Trans. London and Middlesex
Archœological Society. Vol. II. 1865. Rev. Thos. Hugo
History of the Worshipful Company of Leathersellers. 1871. W. H. Black.
A Survey of the Priory of St. Helen. Archœologia, XVI. By W. H. Black.
Notices of St. Helen's, Bishopsgate. Trans. London and Middlesex Archœological Society.
Vol. I. Rev. Thos. Hugo.
MSS.—The Gardner Collection of London drawings. The portions relating to St. Helen's
Church and the monastic buildings are now in the possession of the Merchant Taylors'
and Leathersellers' Companies. The latter Company has also an extensive collection of
drawings of its own.
The Crace Collection. British Museum.
Muniments of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's Cathedral.