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The records of the Surrey and Kent Commissioners of Sewers (SKCS) are mostly housed at the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA).  They are excerpted here in two parts.  There is an index.
  • Part One consists of entries before 1608, in a single ledger containing minutes of several Court sessions 1569-1606. 
  • Part Two (this file) consists of records 1608 and after, mostly at LMA, mostly rolls of fewer than ten membranes. 
    • Four records — for 1 April 1612, 1 January 1616, and 5 June and 7 October 1617 — are at the British Library [Ms. Add. 34,112A,B,C,D];
    • Two records — for 5 and 21 October 1610 — are at the Newington Public Library. 
  • For details of the documents at LMA, click here
  • These extracts are modernised, except for surnames, and are arranged chronologically. 
  • Units of Measure: 'pole' and 'rod' are equivalent terms for a measure of 16½ feet, and are used interchangeably in these documents, sometimes within the same entry. A 'perch' is a square rod.  Forty perches make one 'rood', or ¼ acre.  A rood is not a rod.  An 'estreat' is an order to enforce collection. 
  • NOTE: the entries below are for properties within St Saviour parish.  Many parishioners were also landholders of properties elsewhere within the jurisdiction of the Commission; these latter holdings are not yet entered. 


Court of 1608 May 12:  (LMA, SKCS/019)  Parchment roll, 2 membranes.  Very faded and hard to read. 

• Robert Belarmie and his tenant William Ironmonger to mend one pole of the bank against his house in Paris Garden by 1 July next, else 10s penalty if not done.  ['not done']. 
• Richard Oaer and his tenant William Wheately to mend two poles of the bank lying against the common sewer on the Upper Ground by 1 July next, else 10s penalty for each pole not done.  ['done']. 
• Gilbert Easte and John Barlowe of the Bankside to mend 2½ poles of the Thames wall by 1 July, else 20s penalty for each pole not done.  ['not done, East']. 
• Thomas Stokes and his tenant George Wynche to mend one pole of the Thames bank by 1 July, else 10s penalty if not done.  ['done']. 
• William Benfilde to mend one pole of the Thames bank against his house by 1 July, else 10s penalty if not done.  ['done']. 
• Robert Hutchenson of the Bankside to mend one pole of the Thames bank against his house by 1 July, else 10s penalty if not done.  ['done']. 
• Edward Allyn, esquire, of the Bankside to mend ½ pole of the wharf lying against the Bear Garden and against the Thames, and also to make a grate of iron there to keep soil from running into the sewer, by 1 July, else 6s8d penalty if the grate not done ['done'] and 13s4d if the other mending not done. 
• Thomas Box of London and his tenant John Warner to mend one pole of the bank or wharf against Warner's house by 1 July, else 22s8d penalty if not done.  ['not done']. 
• Edward Griffyn to mend three poles of the bank or way lying against the sewer in Maid Lane, by 1 July, else 20s penalty if not done.  [not done by that date, deadline extended to St Bartholomew day, done]. 
[blank] Frenche to mend four poles of the bank or calsey against the sewer in Maid Lane near the Pike Garden and also to make the sewer wider than it now is, by 1 July, else 10s penalty for each pole not mended, and 10s for each pole not made wider.  ['not done' to either]. 
• Philip Hensloe, esquire, and his tenants Robert Davys and George Furlonge to mend twelve poles of the bank or calsey in Maid Lane and also to make the sewer wider than it now is, by 1 July, else 20s penalty for each pole not done.  ['not done']. 
• Edward Griffyn to remove his encroachment upon the sewer by his bowling alley end in Maid Lane, by 1 July, else 40s penalty if not done.  ['done']. 
• Gilbert Rockett and Abraham Wall of the Bankside to mend two poles of the bank or calsey in Maid Lane by 1 July, else 20s penalty for each pole not done.  ['not done']. 
• Peter Jones in Maid Lane to mend two poles of the bank or calsey in Maid Lane by 1 July, else 10s penalty for each pole not done.  ['not done']. 
• Henry Draper, brewer, to mend three feet [sic] of the bank or calsey near his bridge in Maid Lane by 1 July, else 20s penalty for each foot not done.  ['done']. 
• Henry Draper, brewer, Anthony Simpson, baker, and other landholders in Maid Lane to set a grate of iron, twelve inches square, near to Henry Draper's gate, to keep soil out of the sewer, by 1 July, else 20s penalty if not done. 
• John Stud and his tenant John Carpenter in Deadman's Place to mend 2½ [poles] of the bank against their houses, by 1 July, else 20s penalty if not done.  [This entry is largely illegible]

Court of 1610 October 5:  (LMA, SKCS/040)  These are transcripts, deposited at LMA, of court rolls in the Newington Public Library. 

• John Watts and Robert Hedges ordered to get their hogs back forty feet from the sewer. 

Court of 1612 April 1:  (BL, MS Add 34,112A). 

• Anthony Wytheringes, gentleman, occupier of Pudding Mill at Paris Garden, ordered to make higher the banks against his mill water at the south end of Maid Lane so that the water won't overflow.  Wytheringes fined. 

Court of 1614 June 16:  (LMA, SKCS/020)  Parchment roll, 4 membranes. 

• George Archer, porter in Maid Lane, to open up the head of the sewer in Maid Lane at his dwelling house in Clink Liberty, so that it is as broad and long as it was before he filled it up; by 16 July, else 20s penalty if not done.  ['not done']. 
• Phillipp Hinslowe, gentleman, ordered to remove, before 25 July next, the dam in the sewer adjoining Rose Alley in Clink Liberty, and also to move his hogs and hog-sties away from the sewer, else penalty of 40s if not done.  [not done; his hogs still there]. 
Memorandum noting that on 21 April 1613 Richard Mynge of Clink Liberty had placed boards over the sewer and set two privies thereupon, and also had built tenements near the sewer contrary to the Sewer Commission order of 23 May 1607.  On 8 October 1613 Minge appeared before the Commission asking for a deferment, which was granted.  On 8 December 1613 he appeared again, confessing to having built the privies but denying that the tenements violated any orders, as they had been built upon ancient foundations.  The Sheriff of Surrey directed to impanel a jury of 24 men to determine the case.  Christopher Toppinge and Thomas Stiles deposed that 35 years ago there were no old tenements there, only a great elm tree; that about 30 years ago four tenements had been built there, but 2½ feet back from the sewer to allow a walkway.  Also Edward Gryffyn, William Corden, Peter Thompson, and William Stevens deposed that those four tenements were still standing 20 years ago, still 2½ feet back from the sewer, which was then some five feet wide, now only about three.  Roger Hatfeild deposed that he lived in one of the old tenements some eight years past and remembers them being 2½ feet back from the sewer.  The jury determined that Minge was in violation of the order of 23 May 1607; he is to remove the privies and the planks, make the sewer three feet wider than it now is, and move his tenements three feet from the sewer; all this to be done by 29 September next, else penalty of £10 if the privies and boards be not removed, £20 if the sewer be not widened, and £40 if the tenements be not moved. 

Court of 1615 December 7:  (LMA, SKCS/021)  Parchment roll, 5 membranes. 

Court of 1616 January 1:  (BL, MS Add 34,112B). 

A widow Salter has land in Lambeth. 
• H Hinslowe, widow of Clink Liberty, and her unnamed tenants; and
William Cordewell and his unnamed tenants, ordered to make and install, before the last day of February, an iron grate in 'Mosse Alley' in Clink Liberty with bars no more than half an inch apart, to stop 'soil' from flowing into 'the ditch or pisser there'. 

• Francis Carter of St Saviour did not meet his deadline of 25 December last to take down his structure — a porch and an upper room next to the sewer in Deadman's Place — so he has forfeited £20. 
• Thomas Dickenson, porter of St Saviour, did not meet his deadline of 25 December last to remove the building he had built over the sewer, so he has forfeited £20. 
• Elizabeth Cone, widow of St Saviour, did not meet her deadline of 25 December last to remove the building she had built over the sewer, so she has forfeited £20. 
• William Kenton, brewer of Clink Liberty, was complained of last October 5th for having erected buildings next to the sewer contrary to the orders of the Court.  Kenton asked the Court to survey his work; the jurors did so on 21 October and found that his buildings did not encroach on any main sewer but only upon 'a wharfe which joineth to a small passage or pisser which runneth into the common sewar neere Deadmans place'.  They found the wharf strengthened, and Kenton agreed to make and install iron grates with 'not above one quarter of an ynch wide between the Barrs'.  The Court then found that if Kenton would enter into a performance bond of £20, and pay a fine of 20s for the original offence, he would be forgiven the penalty of £20 levied earlier. 

Court of 1616 May 29:  (LMA, SKCS/022)  Parchment roll, 6 membranes. 

• Otho Maditt of London and the other owners of Pudding Mill in St Saviour, their lessee [blank] Hoorde, and his unnamed under-tenant the occupier of the mill, presented to mend the mill wall in various low places between St George's Fields and the Barge House, some 28 poles, and to clear the mill stream, now so filled that the water overflows into the Prince's Meadows, all this to be done by 29 September, else 6s penalty for each pole not done  ['not done'], and a forfeit of 40s for not clearing the mill stream.  ['done'] 
[blank] Hatton, on the Bankside at the sign of the Three Tuns, presented for setting piles and posts within a 'pisser or ditch' on the north side of Maid Lane, and also for making 'a longe broade bridge' over the same sewer, hindering its cleansing, for which he has forfeited 40s, with further orders to do the work or face £5 penalty.  ['done'] 
• Edward Tyton of Clink Liberty, and his landlord Edward Allen, esquire, to mend the Thames wall or wharf against Tyton's house on the Bankside in Clink Liberty by 24 August, else penalty of 10s.  ['done'] 

Court of 1617 April 8:  (LMA, SKCS/023)  Parchment roll, 5 membranes. 

• William Iremonger, gentleman, and his tenants are to set into the channel, near the place where the brewer takes his water by the sign of the Owl in Clink Liberty, a grate of iron, the bars not above ½ inch wide, so that the soil runs not into the Thames; by 1 May next, else 10s penalty if not done.  ['not done'; extension to Michaelmas granted.] 
• Jacob Meade of the Bear Garden presented for allowing the soil from 'his noysome pond' to run into the Maid Lane sewer, whereby he has forfeited 40s. 
• Jacob Meade also to repair the bank where the cut was made, allowing his pond water to flow into the sewer, by 1 May next, else 40s penalty if not done.  ['done']. 
• Jacob Meade also to repair the wharf on the footway side of Maid Lane in two places, one where the aforesaid cut was made, the other near to the door going from Maid Lane into the Bear Garden; these to be done by 24 June next, else 10s penalty if not done.  ['done']. 
• Phillip Cotterell, having built a shed over the sewer in Maid Lane, and having built a house next to the sewer contrary to the Court's ordinances, has forfeited £20.  [in margin: 'acquitted by warrant', struck through].  He is to move the house and shed at least eight feet from the sewer, else 40s penalty if not done.  ['the shed is gone']. 
The servants of John Trehearne, gentleman, are to cease throwing any seacoal ashes or dust into the Thames, as they have formerly done, else 10s penalty to Trehearne for each time they shall do so. 
[blank] Francklin, dyer, to set grates of iron in his dyehouse in the Close, so that the soil from his dyehouse shall not issue forth into St Mary Overie Dock; and he is not to suffer them to be removed; this to be done by 1 May, else 10s penalty if not done.  ['not done']. 
• Christopher Goodlake and his tenant the miller of Pudding Mill in St Saviour are to cope higher the counterwall between the mill stream and the Prince's Meadows to stop water from overflowing; also to repair the bank at the north end of the said wall, between the stile and the Smiths there; this to be done by 24 August, else 10s penalty if not done.  ['not done sufficiently'].  A further penalty of 20s for not repairing the bank by the Smiths.  ['done'] 
• William Quiney, wall-reeve, declared that Thomas Robinson, a scavel-man, has cut through Maid Lane so that water from the sewer on the south side flows into the sewer on the north side, contrary to regulations; Robinson has thus forfeited £10.  [In margin: 'not found']. 
A subpoena issued for [blank] Fox, a salter of Long Southwark, whose privy at his house was emptied and cast into St Mary Overie Dock. 

Court of 1617 June 5:  (BL, MS Add 34,112C). 

Mentioned in this roll are the "Sign of the Owl in the Liberty of the Clinke", the "Dyehouse in the Close", and the Thames wall "at Parish Garden Bridge in the Countie of Surrey". 

Court of 1617 October 7:  (BL, MS Add 34,112D). 

• Phillip Cotterell presented because he did not meet his deadline of 24 August last to remove from the sewer in Maid Lane the house he had lately built over the sewer, so he has forfeited 40s.  Cotterell presented again, and ordered before 1 December next to move the said house at least eight feet away from the sewer, or to forfeit £4.  Noted 'not done'. 
• Christofer Goodlake and his tenant the Miller of Puddinge Mill [Anthony Wytheringes?] ordered to mend the counterwall between the mill stream and the Prince's Meadows, so that there is no overflow, else to forfeit 10s for each pole not done.  Goodlake and his tenant given until 1 December next to do this, else to forfeit 20s for each pole not done. 

Court of 1617?:  (LMA, SKCS/024)  Parchment roll, 1 membrane.  Undated, possibly for 1617.  Not available for general access. 

Court of 1624 August 25:  (LMA, SKCS/025)  Parchment roll, 7 membranes. 

The unnamed owners and tenants of the Bear Garden are to repair the Thames bank or wharf against that building, it being much decayed; to be done by 30 November, else 20s penalty if not done.  ['not done']. 
• Ralph Lenford ordered to make a grate if iron, the bars to be no more than ½ inch apart, to keep the filth from his house on Bankside out of the Thames; to be done by 1 November, else 10s penalty if not done.  ['done']. 
The owners and occupiers of houses and grounds at Molestrand ordered to cleanse each one his part of the sewer there from Alexander Kipping's house to the sign of the Falcon, else 3s4d penalty on each person for each pole not done.  ['done']. 
• Matthew Baldwin, tanner, to repair the wharf against his ground in Maid Lane. 
The unnamed owners and tenants of Pudding Mill are to repair all that side of the wharf of the mill stream next to the highway, from Pudding Mill to the stile on the bank or way leading to the Bargehouse, to be done before 1 February, else 3s4d penalty for each pole not done.  ['not done']. 
The unnamed landholders, owners and occupiers of grounds in and about the Prince's Meadows to clean the sewers or drains lying against their said grounds, to be done before 1 December, else 3s4d penalty on each person for each rod not done.  ['doing; new day till March by reason of floods']. 
• Alexander Kettle to mend three rods of the wharf against his ground by the sluice at the Prince's Meadows, to be done by 1 November, else 20s penalty if not done.  ['done']. 

Court of 1624/5 February 17:  (LMA, SKCS/026)  Parchment roll, 6 membranes. 

• Matthew Baldwin, tanner, presented to repair the wharf of the sewer against his ground in Maid Lane, under penalty of 13s4d per pole unrepaired. 
Dwellers in both Elephant Alley and Horseshoe Alley on the Bankside are ordered to make and set a grate of iron in the sink in the said alley. 

Court of 1626 October 10:  (LMA, SKCS/027)  Parchment roll, 8 membranes. 

The Jury presents the common sewer on the back of Deadman's Place from Rochester House round to 'the gully hole' by the cucking stool near the Clink. 
[blank] Thorney, a saltpeterman, presented for illegally making and using a new cart bridge over the sewer in Maid Lane, thereby damaging the sewer. 
[blank] Atkins presented to repair three feet of the Thames wharf against the Rose on the Bankside, it being much decayed. 
[blank] Wiggens presented to repair half a pole of the Thames wharf by his land on the Bankside by the Rose. 
[blank] Harris of the Strand presented for building a stable two feet over the sewer in or near Cardinal Hat Alley on the Bankside. 
The Jury presents the sewer all along from Kenton's brewhouse to the Bishop of Winchester's back gate against the Park gate; and the bishop himself presented to mend four poles of the wharf of the sewer at the Park gate in Deadman's Place. 
• John Evelin esquire and his tenants presented for the wharf of the sewer against his ground on the east side of the Park. 
• Sir William Cockaine, knight, and his tenants presented for the same. 
• Susan Jewell, widow, presented for the same. 

Court of 1626/7 February 12:  (LMA, SKCS/028)  Parchment roll, 7 membranes. 

• Sir Matthew Brand, knight, and his tenant, one Fenner, ordered to remove the laystall against their houses which is about to fall into the sewer in Maid Lane. 
[blank] Burgess presented to repair the wharf of the sewer against his tenements in Maid Lane. 
• John Nurse presented for the sewer all along by the house where his bears are in the Bear Garden. 
• Mathias Allein, gentleman, and his tenants presented for two rods of Thames wharf against the house called 'the dancing bears' on the Bankside. 
The heires of Edward Allein Esquire presented for the Thames wharf against their land from 'the dancing bears so far as their land goeth westwards'. 
Occupiers on the north side of the sewer from the Falcon near Pudding Mill up to the house where Alexander Kippinge lately dwelt.  Noted in the margin: from Kipping's to Mitchell's done; and the sewer by Molestrand. 
[blank] Thorney presented for his part of the sewers and drainers on the north side of Maid Lane against his ground, being seven poles. 

Court of 1629/30 February 17:  (LMA, SKCS/029)  Parchment roll, 6 membranes. 

• William Iremonger presented for the sewer wharf against his ground by Draper's bridge at the end of Maid Lane. 
Several persons presented for their several wharfs on the Thames against their houses on the Bankside in Clink Liberty, among them [blank] Allein against his tenements near the Porpentine and elsewhere. 
Widow Parsons, Steven Harris, Thomas Frissell, [blank] Stevens, Francis Butcher, Richard Hunt, Thomas Owin, and William Mallowes presented for the sewer before their houses. 
• John Hemminges for the sewer against the Globe stairs. 
[blank] Carpenter, one Stokes, Robert Clarke, Edward Griffin, and Jane Thompson widow, presented for the sewer by their houses. 
Repairs needed to the common sewer from the Arch by Draper's bridge to the Bear Garden, on to the Pike Gardens and up to Molestrand, and to all the 'pissers sewers and drainers' feeding into it. 
• John Webster to put an iron grate into the sink before his house at Molestrand. 
The tenants of the bishop of Winchester at and near Molestrand are to wharf the north side of the sewer there from the Falcon signpost to the sewer head by the house of John Webster aforesaid. 
• Joseph Bryan presented for the soil coming out of his house into the sewer in Rose Alley on the Bankside. 
• William Iremonger, gentleman, ordered to wharf the sewer against his tenements by the Horseshoe in Maid Lane, being four rods, much decayed. 
[blank] Alkin to wharf the sewer against his tenements and ground in Rose Alley on the Bankside. 

Court of 1630 June 30:  (LMA, SKCS/030)  Parchment roll, 7 membranes. 

• Humfrey Clarke presented for the sewer against his garden in Maid Lane. 
• Joseph Bryant presented for the bank of the sewer against the back part of his house in Rose Alley on the Bankside. 
• William Iremonger for the sewer against the ground by the bridge called Draper's Bridge at the end of Maid Lane. 

Court of 1632/3 January 25:  (LMA, SKCS/031)  Parchment roll, 5 membranes. 

Court of 1633 May 24:  (LMA, SKCS/032)  Parchment roll, 6 membranes. 

The Jury presents the sewer running from the cucking stool near the Clink in St Saviour along by Deadman's Place up to the head of the said sewer by the highway against the Soap Yard. 
Also the sewer running from the cucking stool aforesaid along by the Clink up to Rochester house. 
• William Millett to set a grate in the sink against his house by Maid Lane. 
• John Edmonds to set a grate in the sink against his house by Maid Lane. 
• Jane Bancks presented for Thames wharfing against her house called the Ship on Bankside. 

Court of 1636 May 6:  (LMA, SKCS/033)  Parchment roll, 7 membranes. 

The Jury presents the sewer by the bridge leading into the Park. 
• George Weare presented for the sewer against his ground in Maid Lane. 
• Edward Griffin of Wapping, gentleman, for the wharf and bank of the sewer on the north side of Maid Lane. 
• William Dodson and his tenant George White of St Saviour for the sewer close to Draper's Bridge against the his dwelling house.  John Berry and William Smiter to remove the soil lying before their houses on the Bankside at the Thames-side. 

Court of 1638 October 17:  (LMA, SKCS/034)  Parchment roll, 6 membranes. 

• Thomas Thornell presented for the sewer on the east and south sides of his yard and ground in Maid Lane, six rods or more in length and one rod of the bank of the said sewer along the side of the calsey called Maid Lane against his ground aforesaid; for each rod not done 40s, total £14 for seven rods.  The bowling alley is mentioned; see 35/2 for its demise. 

Court of 1638 October 17 (LMA, SKCS/034/02) 
The Jury presents John Lowen of St Saviour, gentleman, and others the farmers of 'the Playhouse called the Globe in Maydelane' to mend the wharfs on both sides of the sewer against their playhouse and ground there.  ['done']. 

Court of 1638? (LMA, SKCS/035/01)  Parchment roll, 3 membranes.  Undated, perhaps 1638.  Not necessarily contiguous with 035/02 below. 

• Thomas Hall of London, cooper, presented to raise his bridge lying over the sewer in St Saviour against the end of Maid Lane leading and belonging to the tenement there. 

Court of 1640 October 21:  (LMA, SKCS/035/02)  Parchment roll, 7 membranes. 

• James Monger of St Saviour, brewer, presented to repair and amend the wharf of the sewer against his ground by Deadman's Place from his Brewhouse to the house of Thomas Wadsworth
The Company of Cordwainers presented for the bank of the Cross Ditch or sewer against their land in Maid Lane against the way by the place where the Bowling Alley lately was. 
• Michael Welch for wharfing the sewer along the side of his way on the Bankside leading from his house into Maid Lane, being sixteen rods or more. 

Court of 1642 October 25:  (LMA, SKCS/036)  Parchment roll, 7 membranes. 

• William Wall presented for the sewer against his house in Maid Lane. 
Widow Uphill of the Minories for a grate in the sink against her houses in Maid Lane. 
• William Gower and his tenant, one Shaw of Crooked Lane, London, for wharfing the sewer against his tenements on the south side of Maid Lane.  The sewer running from the bridge called Draper's Bridge up to Deadman's place and along the north side of the Park to Maid Lane and back to the tenement of Captain Gower
Also the Sewer on the south side of Maid Lane running from the head thereof against the tenements of William Gower up to the house of Isaack Van Paine near the Park. 




After 1650:

1677-1695:  Court Minutes (Book A2) and orders 6 Sep 1677-10 May 1695 [LMA, SKCS/041]. 
1699-1712:  Court Minutes (Book B) With a list of rate-payers 15 Mar 1698/9 -8 May 1712 [LMA, SKCS/042]. 
•  1710: an assessment list for Bear sluice; includes Church St, Deadmans Place, Castle St, Worcester St, Red Cross St, Park Gate, Fishmonger Alley, and Bell Yard, but not Maid Lane or Globe Alley [pp.429-433]. 
•  a similar list for Boarshead sluice, includes Bankside, Horseshoe Alley, north side Maid Lane (pp.466-468), Cannon Street, George's Street, Burts Garden, Ewer Street, Duke Street, Queen Street, Castle Street, Castle Lane, Whitecross Street, North side Mint Gate next St George's church, Peter Street, Lombard Street, Mint Street, Mint Square, King Street, Change Alley, Cheapside, Suffolk Street, Blackman Street, Ax Yard, Streetside, but no south side of Maid Lane [pp.463-481]. 
•  There are lists for most of the other sluices, but not for Blacklion sluice, which must be for south side Maid Lane. 
1712-1728:  Court Minutes (Book C) With a list of rate-payers 22 May 1712-28 Mar 1728 [LMA, SKCS/043]. 
•  a list of inhabitants served by Black Lion sluice; includes property on Maid Lane both north and south sides, and Beargarden; best pages are 147-148 [pp.145-148]. 
•  a similar list for Bear sluice includes Deadman's place, Castle street, Queen Street, Redcross Street, Fishmonger Alley, Park Gate, Bankend, Clink Street, Globe Alley, Maid Lane, Fountain Alley, Windmill Alley, Three Tun Alley, and others; best pages are 458-461 [pp.449-462]. 
1728-1743:  Court Minutes (Book D) With a list of rate-payers 16 Apr 1728 -14 Jul 1743 [LMA, SKCS/044]. 
1743-1755:  Court Minutes (Book E) 2 Aug 1743-2 Oct 1755 [LMA, SKCS/043]. 
1755-1764:  Court Minutes (Book F) 16 Oct 1755 -25 Oct 1764 [LMA, SKCS/043]. 
1764-1774:  Court Minutes (Book G) 6 Dec 1764-27 Jan 1774 [LMA, SKCS/043]. 
1772:  Surrey and Kent Commissioners of Sewers, rate book [LMA, SKCS/496]. 
A Boarshead sluice rate book; no street names. 
1772:  Surrey and Kent Commissioners of Sewers, rate book [LMA, SKCS/497]. 
A Boarshead sluice rate book; a duplicate of 496. 
1772:  Surrey and Kent Commissioners of Sewers, rate book [LMA, SKCS/498]. 
A Bear sluice rate book; street names, including Maid Lane, Fountain Alley, Deadman's place, and Park Street [sic]. 
1772:  Surrey and Kent Commissioners of Sewers, rate book [LMA, SKCS/499]. 
A Bear sluice rate book; a duplicate of 498. 
1774-1781:  Court Minutes (Book H) 10 Mar 1774 -25 Oct 1781 [LMA, SKCS/043]. 
1782:  Surrey and Kent Commissioners of Sewers, rate book [LMA, SKCS/508]. 
A Black Lion sluice rate book; a very small list; no street names. 
1782:  Surrey and Kent Commissioners of Sewers, rate book [LMA, SKCS/509]. 
A Black Lion sluice rate book; a duplicate of 508. 
1783 August 21:  Surrey and Kent Commissioners of Sewers, rate book [LMA, SKCS/510]. 
A rate book for Black Lion, Bear, and Boars Head sluices; full of names but no particulars of ground.  '
1788:  A Southwark Court Leet Book [LMA, SKCS/294]. 
Presentments; seems to be a jurors' presentment list rather than a sessions record. 
1818:  a map showing the various sewers on Bankside [LMA, SKCS/146]. 
1829:  an indenture, containing a map of Duffield sewer running in Bermondsey street [LMA, SKCS/095]. 
1830:  an indenture, containing a map of the new sewer on Tooley street and Borough High street [LMA, SKCS/096]. 
1833:  an indenture, containing a map of the new sewer in Princess street [LMA, SKCS/111]. 
1844 December 22:  A Southwark Court Leet Book [LMA, SKCS/212]. 
Extension of the sewer in Southwark Bridge Road, including a plan of possible use, endorsed as "extension of the deep Sewer in Southwark Bridge Road from its present termination there to a branch of the Bear Boar and Black Lion Sewer crossing such road at or near the entrance to Messrs Potts Vinegar Yard". 
1847:  A Southwark Court Leet Book [LMA, SKCS/252]. 
An indenture, containing a map.