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St Olave Hart Street, the church of, is situated on the south side of Hart Street, Crutched Friars and derives its name and addition from being dedicated to St Olave or Olaus, King of Norway, who, from his strong attachment to the christian religion, took part with the Christian English, against the pagan Danes. A church stood on this site, dedicated to the same patron, before the year 1319, The present church.
- Bannerman, W. Bruce. The Registers of St. Olave, Hart Street, London, 1563-1700. 1916. Digital version at Internet Archive.
- 1582 London Subsidy Roll, Aldgate Ward - Saint Olave Parishe, courtesy: British History Online
- 1582 London Subsidy Roll, Tower Ward - St Olaves Parish, courtesy: British History Online
- London Subsidy Roll, c.1589 - St. Olaves in Hart streete Parishe, courtesy: Family History Archives (see page 149)
1666 Hearth Tax
- London Family History Centre Catalogue
- St Olave's and St Katharine Cree (official website). Photographs, history, visitor directions.
- Society of Genealogists Library Catalogue (to narrow results, conduct a subject search for 'London St Olave Hart Street')
- ↑ James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Envirions (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: Google Books.