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The Parish of St Saviour: a Selective Reading List
» Bankside (the parishes of St Saviour and Christchurch Southwark), vol.22 of the Survey of London series. London: London County Council, 1950.
» Blatherwick, Simon and Richard Bluer. Great houses, moats and mills on the south bank of the Thames: medieval and Tudor Southwark and Rotherhithe. London: Museum of London Archeology, 2009.
» Boulton, Jeremy P. “The Limits of Formal Religion: The Administration of Holy Communion in late Elizabethan and early Stuart London”. London Journal 10.2 (1984), 135-154. [Weblink] [Mostly about St Saviour]
» — —. “Residential mobility in seventeenth-century Southwark”. Urban History Yearbook 1986, 1-14.
» — —. Neighbourhood and Society: a London suburb in the seventeenth century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987. [The ‘suburb’ is Southwark, including the Boroughside of St Saviour parish.]
» Bowsher, Julian and Pat Miller. The Rose and the Globe: playhouses of Shakespeare's Bankside, Southwark: excavations 1988-91. London: Museum of London Archeology, 2009. [Both playhouses were in St Saviour parish.]
» Caldin, Winifrede and Helen Raine. “The Plague of 1625 and the Story of John Boston, Parish Clerk of St. Saviour's, Southwark”. Transactions of the London & Middlesex Archaeological Society 23.1 (1971), 90-97.
» Carlin, Martha. Medieval Southwark. London: Hambledon, 1996.
» Carlisle, Nicholas. A Concise Description of the Endowed Grammar Schools in England and Wales. 2 vols. London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1818. [The book has a section on St Olave's School and St Saviour's School.]
» Carrington, R.C. Two Schools: A History of St. Olave's and St. Saviour's Grammar School Foundation. London, 1971.
» Cockburn, James Swanston, ed. Calendar of Assize Records: Surrey Indictments, Elizabeth I. London: HMSO, 1980.
» Cockburn, James Swanston, ed. Calendar of Assize Records: Surrey Indictments, James I. London: HMSO, 1982.
» Concanen, Matthew and Aaron Morgan. The history and antiquities of the parish of St. Saviour's, Southwark; ... London, 1795.
» Court Rolls of the Surrey and Kent Commissions of Sewers, 1569-1579. London: London County Council, 1909. [Transcriptions of the minutes of the first two commissions whose records exist; includes many properties in St Saviour.]
» Darlington, Ida. “The Reformation in Southwark”. Proceedings of the Huguenot Society of London 19:3 (1955), 65-81.
» Honigmann, E.A.J. and Susan Brock. Playhouse Wills 1558-1642: An edition of wills by Shakespeare and his contemporaries in the London theatre. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1993. [Includes several wills by St Saviour parishioners.]
» Index Library Publications (IL):
Union Index of Surrey probate records which survive from before the year 1650, ed. Cliff Webb. IL, vol.99 (1990).
» Johnson, David. Southwark and the City. London: Oxford University Press, for the Corporation of London, 1969.
» Mackinder, Anthony, with Lyn Blackmore, Julian Bowsher, and Christopher Phillpotts. The Hope playhouse, animal baiting and later industrial activity at Bear Gardens on Bankside: excavations at Riverside House and New Globe Walk, Southwark, 1999-2000. London: Museum of London Archeology Studies Series 25, 2013.
» Manning, Owen, with William Bray. The History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey. 3 vols. London, 1804-1814.
» Mateer, David. “Edward Alleyn, Richard Perkins and the Rivalry between the Swan and the Rose Playhouses”. Review of English Studies n.s.60, no.243 (March 2009), 61-77.
» Nelson, Alan H. “Shakespeare and Southwark”, 159-72, in Drama and Pedagogy in Medieval and Early Modern England, ed. Elisabeth Dutton and James McBain. Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature 31 (Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag, 2015).
» Raine, Helen. “Christopher Fawsett Against the Inmates: an aspect of poor law administration in the early seventeenth century.” Surrey Archaeological Collections 66 (1969), 79-85. [Weblink] [Inmates in St Saviour parish.]
» Rendle, William. Old Southwark and its People. London, 1878.
» — —, and Philip Norman. The Inns of Old Southwark and their Associations. London, 1888.
» Seaver, Paul S. The Puritan lectureships: the politics of religious dissent, 1560-1662. Stanford University Press, 1970.
» Surrey Archaeological Collections (SAC), the journal of the Surrey Archaeological Society. Click for online images of these volumes.
Wills: transcripts of some St Saviour wills appear in volumes 1, 10-13, 23-24, and 35.
“Muster Roll of Troops Raised in Surrey to be Employed in the Low Countries, 1627”, ed. Alfred Ridley Bax. SAC, vol.10 pp.280-282. Click for online images of part 1 or part 2.
» Surrey Record Society Publications (SRS):
Surrey Musters, ed Theodore Craib. SRS, vol.iii, 1919.
Surrey Wills: Archdeaconry Court, Herringman Register (1595-1608). SRS, vol.iv, 1920.
Surrey Probate Inventories 1558-1603, ed D.M. Herridge. SRS, vol.xxxix, 2005.
» Thompson, William. Southwark cathedral; the history and antiquities of the cathedral church of St. Saviour (St. Marie Overie). London, 1910.
» Tiler, Arthur. The history and antiquities of St. Saviour's Southwark; containing annals from the first founding, to the present time; ... London, 1765.
» Webb, Cliff. Archdeaconry Court of Surrey, Will Abstracts, 1490-1821, transcribed, typed and indexed by Cliff Webb during the period 1997-2003. Typescript, on the open shelves at London Metropolitan Archives.
» Wooding, Barbara. John Lowin and the English Theatre, 1603-1647. London: Ashgate, 2013. [Lowen was a long-time resident in the parish.]
» Worley, George. Southwark cathedral formerly the collegiate church of St. Saviour, otherwise St. Mary Overie. A short history and description of the fabric, with some account of the college ... London, 1905.
» Forbes, Thomas Rogers. Chronicle from Aldgate: Life and Death in Shakespeare's London. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1971.
» Foster, Joseph. Alumni oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1500-1714: their parentage, birthplace, and year of birth, with a record of their degrees. Being the matriculation register of the university, alphabetically arranged, revised, and annotated, by Joseph Foster... Oxford and London, 1891-92. [Weblink]
» [ODNB] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 60 vols. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. [Weblink]
» Rappaport, Steve. “Social Structure and Mobility in Sixteenth-Century London: Part I”. London Journal 9.2 (1983), 107-135. [Weblink]
» — —. “Social Structure and Mobility in Sixteenth-Century London: Part II”. London Journal 10.2 (1984), 107-134. [Weblink]
» [STC] A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland and Ireland, and of English books printed abroad 1475-1640. Second edition, ed. K. F. Pantzer. London: The Bibliographical Society. Vol.1 (A-H), 1986. Vol.2 (I-Z), 1976. Vol.3 (Indexes, addenda, corrigenda), 1991. [Weblink]
» Venn, John and John Archibald Venn. Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1751. 4 vols. Cambridge: CUP, 1922-27). [Weblink]
» Wing, Donald Goddard. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700. New York: Modern Language Association, 1972-88.
» a Wood, Anthony. Athenae Oxonienses, third edition. 4 vols. Philip Bliss, 1813.
» Wright, S J. “Easter Books and Parish Rate Books: a new source for the urban historian.” Urban History Yearbook 1985, 30-45.