The Right Honourable Lord Faringdon
Anthony Charles Thomas CBE DL
Malcolm Russell Airs
Richard David Harvey Gem
Derek John Keene
Trevor Reginald Mortensen Longman
Gwyn Idris Meirion-Jones
Anne Clare Riches
Robert Anthony Yorke
Tom Grafton Hassall
Survey of London staff have received great help from many quarters in their work on the Poplar
volumes, and the names of persons and institutions to whom it is indebted are given below.
However, special mention must be made here of certain individuals, without whose help the
Survey's work would have been impossible. Particular thanks are thus due to Bob Aspinall, Alex
Werner and other staff of the Museum of London's Museum in Docklands Project; to Christopher
Lloyd, Harry Whatton, Jerome Farrell and other staff of the Tower Hamlets Local History
Library, Bancroft Road; and to Joan Coburn, Eileen Cobb, Richard Samways, Geoffrey Pick,
Deborah Jenkins, Christopher Denvir and the staff of the Greater London Record Office and
History Library. All were unfailingly helpful and courteous in making available to us the records
in their custody.
The Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England also acknowledges with
gratitude the help given it in the preparation of these volumes by the following: Nicholas Antram;
Robert Baldwin; Dr Michael Barraclough; Neil Bingham; Neil Burton; Sir Hugh Casson; Michael
Chrimes; Howard Colvin; David Cooper; Maxine Copeland; Robert Crayford; Ian T. M. Davis;
Andrew Dick; Dr Brian Dietz; Jeremy Dixon; Harry Draper; Bruce Edwards; Rosemary Evans;
Pastor Poul-Erik Fabricius; Alan Fagan; Christopher Fanning; Rev. Dr Laurie Green; Rev.
Nicholas Holtam; Eve Hostettler; Sandy Jones; Ray King; Carla Mattix; Father William McConalogue; Eileen McGrath; Margaret De Motte; John Newman; Richard Ormerod; Sarah Palmer;
Gordon Pedgrift; Rev. John Pitchford; Simon Powell; Keith G. Preston; Tom Ridge; Rev. Brian
Rippin; Ian G. Robertson; Chris Rolle; Edward Sargent; Dr Francis Sheppard; Rev. William
Shergold; Superior Prophetess Theresa Shiyanbola; Rev. Preb. Michael Shrewsbury; A. W.
Skempton; Tom Stothard; the late Sir John Summerson; Trevor Sutters; Robert Thorne; Stanley
Trevor; Penny Ward.
Acatos & Hutcheson; Bakers of Danbury; Bank of England, Museum Section; Bethnal Green &
East London Housing Association; Bodleian Library; British Library; British Library of Political
and Economic Science; British Rail Property Board; Bryant (Beckton) Ltd; Central Electricity
Generating Board; Charity of St Vincent de Paul; Chartered Institute of Bankers Library; Church
of England Record Centre; Community of St Denys; Corporation of London Record Office; Circle
33 Housing; Council for the Care of Churches; English Heritage, London Division; Essex Self-Build Advisory Service; Stephen George & Partners; Guildhall Library; House of Lords Record
Office; Hutchinson Partners; India Office Library; Inland Revenue (Tower Hamlets Valuation
District); Inner London Education Authority; Institute of Historical Research; Institution of Civil
Engineers Library; Institution of Electrical Engineers; Institution of Mechanical Engineers Library;
Island History Trust; John Laing Construction Ltd; Lambeth Palace Library; Lawrence &
Wrightson; Leicester Central Library; John Lenanton & Son; London Borough of Greenwich,
Engineer's Department; London Borough of Newham, Local Studies Library; London Borough
of Tower Hamlets; London Docklands Development Corporation; London Topographical Society;
Manchester Central Library; Metropolitan Police; Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW,
Sydney; Museum of Labour History; National Maritime Museum; Newman Levinson & Partners;
Northumberland Record Office; Olympia & York; Port of London Authority; Prior Manton Tuke
Partnership; Public Record Office; Queen Mary and Westfield College; R.H.M. Property Group;
Royal Institute of British Architects, Library and Drawings Collection; Salvation Army; Skidmore,
Owings & Merrill Inc.; Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings; Tate & Lyle Sugars Ltd;
Thompson & Son (Millwall) Ltd; Trinity House; Victoria History of the Counties of England;
Warwickshire County Record Office; Victoria Library, City of Westminster; Whittam Cox Ellis
Clayton Partnership; Wimpey; Witham Weld; Yorke Rosenberg & Mardall.
The Royal Commission also acknowledges with its thanks the help received from other owners
and occupiers, too numerous to mention individually, who have allowed access to their buildings
for inspection, measurement and photography.
Owners of photographs and other illustrations reproduced in these volumes are acknowledged
in the List of Plates.