WALBROOK WARD. One of the 26 wards of London, and so called from the brook by the City wall, described in the preceding article. Stow enumerates five churches in this ward -St. Swithin-byLondon-Stone; St. Mary Woolchurch; St. Stephen's, Walbrook ; St. .John-upon- Walbrook; St. Mary Bothaw. Two alone were rebuilt after the Great Fire-St. Swithin's, London Stone, and St. Stephen's, Walbrook. - The Mansion House is in this ward.
Peter Cunningham, Hand-Book of London, 1850