Scummer Alley

Scummer Alley
   See Skimmer's Alley.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Skimmer's Alley —    East out of Houndsditch. In Portsoken Ward (Strype, 1720 and 1755).    In the text he calls it Skinners Alley (ed. 1720, I. ii. 27).    Former name: Scummer Alley (O. and M. 1677).    Derivation of name: There was a messuage and garden called… …   Dictionary of London

  • Cutler Street —    East out of Houndsditch, and south to Harrow Alley and Gravel Lane. In Portsoken Ward. (P.O. Directory).    Erected c. 1734.    Earliest mention: London Guide, 1758.    Former names : Scummer Alley. Woolpack Alley (O. and M. 1677, to Boyle,… …   Dictionary of London

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