Poplar  Middlesex


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Poplar like this:

Poplar, par. (ry. stations Poplar and Poplar East India Road), Middlesex, on river Thames, between Lime-house reach and Blackwall reach, in E. of London and in bor. of Tower Hamlets, 1164 ac., pop. 55,077; includes Blackwall and the Isle of Dogs, and contains the East India and West India Docks.

Poplar through time

Poplar is now part of Tower Hamlets district. Click here for graphs and data of how Tower Hamlets has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Poplar itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Poplar, in Tower Hamlets and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 28th February 2024

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