St Margaret MosesEdit profile
St Margaret Moses was a former church in the City of London. The Mortality Bill for the year 1665, published by the Parish Clerk’s Company, shows 97 parishes within the City of London. By September 6 the city lay in ruins, 86 churches having been destroyed. In 1670 a Rebuilding Act was passed and a committee set up under the stewardship of Sir Christopher Wren to decide which would be rebuilt. Fifty-one were chosen, but St Margaret Moses in Little Friday Street within Bread Street Ward was one of the unlucky minority never to be rebuilt. . First mentioned in the 12th Century the parishes unusual name stems from an early benefactor named Moyses. In 1550 the incumbent was the protestant martyr John Rogers Following the fire it was united to St Mildred, Bread Street. Partial records still survive at IGI. .