Fetter Lane is a street in the ward of Farringdon Without in the City of London. It forms part of the A4 road and runs between Fleet Street at its southern end and New Fetter Lane, which continues north towards Holborn Circus.
... Wesley allied himself with the Moravian society in Fetter Lane ... On his return to England, Wesley drew up rules for the "bands" into which the Fetter Lane Society was divided and published a collection of hymns for them ... Wesley had helped them organise the Fetter Lane Society, and those converted by his preaching and that of his brother and Whitefield had become members of their bands ...
... no complete agreement about the origin of the name, but theories include "Feuterer-lane" (feuterer = a keeper of dogs) and Fewtor/Faitour (a worthless fellow) ... The official address of the old Public Records Office (1856–1997) was on Chancery Lane, but the back of this building dominates the southern stretch of Fetter Lane ... Dunstan-in-the-West, and next to it, at 133-137 Fetter Lane, is St ...
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