THE DOCUMENT THAT CREATED BOND STREET
[LONDON]. SIR THOMAS CLARGES. Justice of the Peace for Westminster.
Document Signed, T Clarges, one page, quarto, April 18, 1720. With the integral docketed leaf attached. A “Certificate” for paving new streets in London.
“…Pursuant to an Act of Parliam[en]t made in the second year of the Reigne of the late King William and Queen Mary…for paveing and Cleansing the Streets in the Citys of London & Westm[inste]r & Suburbs…& for regulating the marketts therein mentioned I have veiwed a certaine new Street or way called Conduit Street in the parish of St Martin in the Feilds…And also one other new Street or way next adjoining called Bond Street, And one other new Street or way called Maddox Street next adjoining to…Bond Street…And doe…adjudge the said severall new Streets…within the Ground fronting & belonging to all the Several Corner Houses belonging and Adjoining to the said Streets fitt and Convenient to be paved with Stone on both Sides [of] the way the whole length and breath….” A docket on the integral leaf notes that the street are To be paved within two months the same order as for George Street.
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