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Church Directories

Parishes in this Rural Deanery in 1903

Outline map of Parishes in 1903

Anglican churches of Poplar - list and descriptions with numbers corresponding to outline map.

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Civil Registration

Civil registration records for Poplar parish are now held by Tower Hamlets Register Office, who are developing an index to the records.

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Description & Travel

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]

"POPLAR, a parish and populous suburban district in the Tower division of the hundred of Ossulstone and borough of the Tower Hamlets, county Middlesex, 3½ miles S.E. of St. Paul's, London. " (There is more of this description).

"BLACKWALL, a district in the parish of Poplar, Tower division of the hundred of Ossulstone, and borough of the Tower Hamlets, in the county of Middlesex, 4 miles to the E. of St. Paul's. " (There is more of this description).

Description(s) from "The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland" (1868), transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003; intended for personal use only, so please respect the conditions of use.

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Poplar has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TQ385803 (Lat/Lon: 51.504669, -0.005846), Poplar which are provided by: