History of Upper Thames Street

Upper Thames Street is in Thames Street.

All Hallows the Great Church, Upper Thames Street, City of London

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1557. 03 Apr 1557. The iij day of Aprell dyd pryche doctur Wattsun (42) bysshope of Lynckolne at Allallows the Mor in ... at after-non, wher was grett audyens of pepull.

Diary of Henry Machyn September 1558. 20 Sep 1558. The xx day of September was bered at Gret All[hallows] in Temstrett the altherman of the Steleard, with ij whyt branchys and xij torchys, and iiij gret tapurs with ....

On or before 24 Apr 1696 Robert Wooley 1638-1696 (58) died. He was buried at All Hallows the Great Church on 24 Apr 1696.

College Street, Upper Thames Street, City of London

St Michael Paternoster Royal Church, College Street, Upper Thames Street, City of London

In Mar 1423 Richard "Dick" Whittington Lord Mayor of London 1354-1423 (69) died without issue. He was buried at St Michael Paternoster Royal Church; the monument is now lost.

Diary of Henry Machyn October 1555. 16 Oct 1555. [The same day were burnt at Oxford for heresy doctor Latimer (68), late bishop of Worcester, and doctor Ridley (55),] late bysshope of London; [they were some] tyme grett prychers as ever was; and at ther bornyng dyd pryche doctur Smyth, sum-tyme the master of Vetyngtun colege (blank).

Diary of Henry Machyn October 1561. Oct 1561. The sam day of October was bered in Whytyngtun colege master Alesandur Karlelle (33) the master of the Vyntoners, the wyche he mared the dowther (28) of ser George Barnes knyght, [late] mare of the nobull cete of London and haburdassher; and he gayff a xx blake gownes, and he gayff (blank) mantyll [frieze] gowne(s) unto (blank) pore men; and ther wher the Clarkes of London syngyng, and [master] Crolley dyd pryche, and then to the plase to denner, and a dolle, and a ij dozen of kochyons of armes, and the leverey of the Vyntonars.

St Andrew's Hill, Upper Thames Street, City of London

Puddle Wharf aka Dock, St Andrew's Hill, Upper Thames Street, City of London

On 14 Apr 1587 Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 (37) died at his home Ivy Bridge on the Strand or at Puddle Wharf aka Dock. He was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford. His daughter Elizabeth Manners 15th Baroness Ros Helmsley 1575-1591 (12) succeeded 15th Baron Ros Helmsley. His brother John Manners 4th Earl Rutland 1551-1588 (36) succeeded 4th Earl Rutland 3C 1525. Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland 1553-1595 (34) by marriage Countess Rutland. He would be Earl for ten months only dying on 24 Feb 1588.

Diary of Samuel Pepys 26 June 1660. 26 Jun 1660. My Lord dined at his lodgings all alone to-day. I went to Secretary Nicholas (67)1 to carry him my Lord's resolutions about his title, which he had chosen, and that is Portsmouth2. I met with Mr. Throgmorton, a merchant, who went with me to the old Three Tuns, at Charing Cross, who did give me five pieces of gold for to do him a small piece of service about a convoy to Bilbo, which I did. In the afternoon, one Mr. Watts came to me, a merchant, to offer me £500 if I would desist from the Clerk of the Acts place. I pray God direct me in what I do herein. Went to my house, where I found my father, and carried him and my wife to Whitefriars, and myself to Puddlewharf, to the Wardrobe, to Mr. Townsend, who went with me to Backwell, the goldsmith's, and there we chose £100 worth of plate for my Lord to give Secretary Nicholas. Back and staid at my father's (59), and so home to bed.

1. Sir Edward Nicholas (67), Secretary of State to Charles I and II. He was dismissed from his office through the intrigues of Lady Castlemaine (19) in 1663. He died 1669, aged seventy-seven.

2. Montagu changed his mind, and ultimately took his title from the town of Sandwich, leaving that of Portsmouth for the use of a King's (30) mistress (10).

Before 07 Nov 1666. William Faithorne Before 1694 John Michael Wright 1617-1694. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709. Around 1664 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709 and her son Charles Fitzroy 1st Duke Southampton as Madonna and Child. Around 1666 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709. One of the Windsor Beauties. Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709. Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709. Around 1690 Jacob Huysmans Painter 1633-1696. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709. Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar Painter 1635-1701. Portrait of Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709. Around 1642. William Dobson Painter 1611-1646. Portrait of the future King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685. Before 1691. John Riley Painter 1646-1691. Portrait of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685. Around 1665 John Greenhill Painter 1644-1676. Portrait of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 in his Garter Robes. Around 1661 John Michael Wright 1617-1694. Portrait of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 in his coronation robes. Before 11 Jul 1671 Adriaen Hanneman Painter 1603-1671. Portrait of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685. 1675. Hendrick Danckerts Painter 1625-1680. Portrait of Royal Gardener John Rose presenting a pineappel to King Charles II Before 1723 Godfrey Kneller 1646-1723. Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734. Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734. In 1670 Henri Gascar Painter 1635-1701. Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734. In 1673 Henri Gascar Painter 1635-1701. Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734. Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar Painter 1635-1701. Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734. Before 01 Jan 1701 Henri Gascar Painter 1635-1701. Portrait of Louise Kéroualle 1st Duchess Portsmouth 1649-1734.

Diary of Samuel Pepys 03 September 1662. 03 Sep 1662. I took him in the tavern at Puddle dock, but neither he nor I drank any of the wine we called for, but left it, and so after discourse parted, and Mr. Townsend not being at home I went to my brother's, and there heard how his love matter proceeded, which do not displease me, and so by water to White Hall to my Lord's lodgings, where he being to go to Hinchingbroke to-morrow morning, I staid and fiddled with Will Howe some new tunes very pleasant, and then my Lord came in and had much kind talk with him, and then to bed with Mr. Moore there alone. So having taken my leave of my Lord before I went to bed, I resolved to rise early and be gone without more speaking to him [Continued tomorow]

St Mary Somerset Church, Upper Thames Street, City of London

Diary of Henry Machyn August 1557. 26 Aug 1557. The xxvj day of August was bered master (blank) Barenteyn sqwyre, with cott armur, and penon of armes, and ij dosen of skochyons, ij whyt branchys, and xij stayffes torchys, iiij grett tapurs; bered in sant Mare Somersett at Broken-warff; and he had a godly masse of owre Lade in pryke songe; and after a masse of requiem songe, and so ys cote offered; and after a grett dener.

St Michael Queenhithe, Upper Thames Street, City of London

Diary of Henry Machyn April 1560. 16 Apr 1560. The xvj day of Aprell was bered in the parryche of sant Myghell in Quen-heyff master John Bedy .. sqwyre latt clarke of the gren cloth unto quen [Mary?] with the compene of the Clarkes of London, and then cam the morners, and then the corse, with vj skochyons with ys armes a-pone hym, and master Beycun (48) mad the sermon, and after to ys plasse to dener, for ther was a grett [dinner].

St Thomas the Apostle Church, Upper Thames Street, City of London

Diary of Henry Machyn August 1559. 30 Aug 1559. The xxx day of August was bered, in sant Thomas apostylle, captayn Matsun, with xx [20] clarkes syngyng, and armes a-bowtt hym, and bered in the qwyre.

The sam tym afterward was bered in the body of the chyrche master Allen (40), nuw electyd bysshope of Rochaster, with a fuw clarkes syngyng, and ther dyd pryche for hym master Huntyngtun the prycher—the wyche he had a wyf and viij [8] chylderyn.