infobox UK place
official_name= Ward of Queenhithe
map_type= Greater London
london_borough= City of London
constituency_westminster = Cities of London and Westminster
Queenhithe [ [http://www.queenhitheward.org/ Ward Web Site] ] is a ward of the
City of Londonand is named for the former "Queens Dock" [ The City of London-a history Borer,M.I.C. : New York,D.McKay Co, 1978 ISBN 0094618801 ] . The ward is found between the boundary formed by the River Thames, Queen Victoria Street, Queens Quay and the City of London School[ [http://www.clsb.org.uk/History%20of%20CLS.htm School web-site] ] .
The Painters and Stainers Hall is located in the ward together with the refurbished headquarters of the
The Welsh church,
St Benet Paul's Wharf, is in the north west corner of the ward. Two former churches, St Michael Queenhitheand St Mary Somersethistorically were situated within the ward.
Queenhithe is one of 25 wards in the
City of London, each electing an Alderman, to the Court of Aldermenand Commoners(the City equivalent of a Councillor) to the Court of Common Councilof the City of London Corporation. Only electors who are Freeman of the City of Londonare eligible to stand.
* [http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/CityPolice/SaferCityWards/YourCityWard/Wards/queenhithe.htm Ward Constable]
* [http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/corporation/committees/ward/ward_newsletters/28.pdf Ward newsletter]
* [http://www.londonancestor.com/maps/map-queenhith.htm 18th century map of area]
* [http://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/render_page.php?id=QUEE3&title=Queenhithe/ Map of Early Modern London: Queenhithe Ward] - Historical Map and Encyclopedia of Shakespeare's London (Scholarly)
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