Source: Stow, John. A suruay of London. 1603 edition. Sig. 2I6v-Sig. 2I8v.
Textual Note: Stow’s text is set in blackletter. This transcription retains the long ſ, the variable u/v and i/j as typeset, and the peculiarities of punctuation. Roman type is rendered as italics. Line breaks are preserved because the passage consists mainly of list items. Between sections, we have added some white space that is not in the copytext.
In Portſoken ward, pariſh churches 3.
The Hoſpitall of ſaint Katheren ſerueth for that libertie.
Trinity in the Minories, for precinct thereof.
S. Bottolphe by Aldegate, the onely pariſh church for that ward.
2. In Tower ſtreete warde. 4.
In the Tower ſaint Peter, for the Inhabitants there.
3. In Aldegate ward. 3.
S. Katheren Colman church.
4. In Limeſtreet ward none. Therere  was ſaint Mary at the Axe, and ſaint Auguſtine in the wall, both ſupreſſed and vnited, the one to Alhallowes in the wall, in Brodeſtreete ward, the other to ſaint Andrewe vnderſhaft in Limeſtreete warde. 
5 In Biſhops gate warde. 3.
S. Helens adioyning to the Nuns Prior.
6, In Brodeſtreete ward. 6.
8. In Langborne ward 7.
9. In Blliinſgate ward 5. 
10. In Bridgeward within 4.
11. In Candlewike ſtreete. 5.
S. Michael in crooked lane, ſomtime a Colledge
S. Laurence Pountney, ſometime a colledge.
12. In Walbrooke warde 5.
13. In Downegate ward 2.
14. In the Vintrie ward 4.
S. Michael Paternoſter in the Royall ſometime a colledge.
15. In Cordwainer ſtreete ward 3.
16. In Cheape Warde 7.
The chappell of Guildhall, ſomtime a colledge
17. In Colemanſtreete ward 3.
19. In Cripplegate ward 6.
S. Alphage ſometime an hoſpitall of Elsing. 
20. In Alderſgate warde 6.
S. Iohn Staining [i.e., S. Iohn Zacharie]. 
S. Mary Zacharie [i.e., S. Mary Staining]. 
S. Buttolph without Aldgate [i.e., S. Buttolph without Alderſgate]. 
21. In Faringdon ward within, the Cathedrall Church of ſaint
Paule [St. Paul’s Cathedral], and pariſh Churches 9.
Christ Church made a pariſh Church of the gray Friers church, and of two parish Churches, ſaint Nicholas,  and ſaint Ewin,  and alſo an Hoſpitall for poore children. 
22. In Bredſtreete ward 4.
23. In Queene hithe ward 7.
24. In Caſtle Baynards warde 4.
- Stow’s error in both the 1598 and 1603 texts. Saint Andrew Undershaft was in Aldgate Ward, as Stow notes immediately above. Kingsford’s edition does not make the obvious correction. Stow was likely thinking one thing and writing another.
- Until the Reformation, Broad Street Ward included the Parish of St. Anthony. Although Stow usually includes dissolved parishes in this section of A Survey, he does not include St. Anthony here. The church building does appear on Civitas Londinum on the corner of Broad Street and Threadneedle Street, north of Fink Lane. It was let to a French Protestant congregation in Elizabeth’s reign.
- Obvious typographical error for Billinſgate.
- Note that this church is in the wrong position on the Agas map. Currently, we have marked up the building where the Agas map puts it, in Cordwainer Ward. The church was actually in Cheap Ward, a bit northwest of its image on the map.
- The Priory of Elsing Spital, on the east side of Philip Lane, was dissolved in 1536. Its church building became the new home of the parish of St. Alphage at the end of the sixteenth century, when St. Alphage London Wall was deconsecrated. "The Prior of Elſing-ſpittle" is mentioned in Dekker’s Troia-Nova Triumphans.
- St. Michael opened onto Huggin Lane until 1627, when a new door was made into Wood Street (Harben).
- Stow names St. John Zachary correctly in his description of Aldersgate Ward. It’s likely his printer transposed Zachary and Staining in this list. The list in the 1598 edition has the correct names.
- Stow names St. Mary Staining correctly in his description of Aldersgate Ward. It’s likely his printer transposed Zachary and Staining in this list. The list in the 1598 edition has the correct names.
- Likely a printing error. The ward name is correct in the 1598 edition.
- i.e., St. Vedast
- St. Nicholas Shambles was decommissioned in 1547.
- St. Ewen was "demolished soon after 1547 and united ... with ... Christchurch (Prockter and Taylor 47).
- The Greyfriars church became Christchurch in 1546. At the same time, Christ’s Hospital was established in the old cloisters.
- i.e., St. Augustine, Watling Street
- Harben, Henry. A Dictionary of London. London: Henry Jenkins, 1918. Print. Rpt. British History Online. Web. [Harben’s Dictionary is organized alphabetically. One can also do keyword searches for words that occur within entries.]
- Kingsford, Charles Lethbridge. John Stow (1525–1605) and the Making of the English Past: Studies in Early Modern Culture and the History of the Book. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1908. Rpt. Boston.: Elibron Classics, 2001. Print.
- Prockter, Adrian, and Robert Taylor, comps. The A to Z of Elizabethan London. London: Guildhall Library, 1979. Print. [This volume is our primary source for identifying and naming map locations.]
- Stow, John. A suruay of London· Conteyning the originall, antiquity, increase, moderne estate, and description of that city, written in the yeare 1598. by Iohn Stow citizen of London. Since by the same author increased, with diuers rare notes of antiquity, and published in the yeare, 1603. Also an apologie (or defence) against the opinion of some men, concerning that citie, the greatnesse thereof. VVith an appendix, contayning in Latine Libellum de situ & nobilitate Londini: written by William Fitzstephen, in the raigne of Henry the second. London: John Windet, 1603. STC 23343. Print. University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign Campus) copy rpt. Early English Books Online. Web.