Jonyscroft (St.) - Juwerie Lane

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Jonyscroft (St.)

A tenement in Holborne lay between tenement and land late of Wm. Fote west and east, a field called "Saint Jonyscroft" south and the king's highway of Holbourne north, 14 H. IV. (MS. D. and C. St. Paul's, Press A. Box 2a, 627).

Not further identified.

Joyners' Alley

See Joiners' Hall Buildings.

Joyners' Court

South-west out of Houndsditch, nearly opposite Gun Yard (Strype, ed. 1720-Boyle, 1799). In Portsoken Ward.

Site has been rebuilt.

Joyners' Hall

On the south side of Upper Thames Street, between Fryers Lane east and Joyners' Alley west, in Joyners' Hall Buildings. In Dowgate and Vintry Wards.

First mention : S. 233. Let as a warehouse since 1857.

The Joiners' Company was incorporated 1571, but had been in existence long before.


See Jewry (The).

Judd's Almshouses

On the east side of Bishopsgate. In Bishopsgate Ward Within (O.S. 1880).

Near St. Helen's Church at No. 36 Bishopsgate Street Within (Lockie).

Built by Sir Andrew Judd for six poor Almspeople to be maintained out of lands given to the Skinners' Company (S. ed. 1603, p. 175). The money having been provided by Dame Elizabeth Hollys, d. 1554, in her will (Cox, 250).

Bequest for endowment made 1558 (Cox, 251).

The Almshouses were re-erected in 1729 by the Skinners' Company to the west of the original site (Cox, p. 254). In the yard was a handsome leaden cistern, bearing date 1733.

Removed about 1895.

Juesgardyn (le)

See Jews' Garden.

Julian (The)

Tenement formerly called "the Julian" in par. of St. Dunstan in the East in the ward of the Tower in tenure of Roger Chaloner, held of the King in free socage, 5 Ed. VI. (1551) (Lond. I. p.m. L. and M. Arch. Soc. Trans. VII. p. 108).

Not further identified.

Juwerie Lane

See Jewry Street.