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CHAPTER I (pp.1–20)

Introduction

1. Militant, 7 March 1986, p.7.

2. Pop.465, p. 390.

3. The Times, 11 Feb 1868, p. 10e–f.

4. S. Pollard, 'The decline of shipbuilding on the Thames, part 1', Economic History Review, 2nd series, vol. III, 1950–1, p.88.

5. Thomas J. Cole, Life and Labor in the Isle of Dogs: The Origins and Evolution of an East London Working-Class Community, 1800–1980, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Oklahoma, 1984, p.97.

6. East London History Group, 'The Population of Stepney in the Early Seventeenth Century. A report on an analysis of the parish registers of Stepney, 1606 to 1610', East London Papers, vol.11, 1968, pp.75 6 The Compton Census of 1676: A Critical Edition, ed. Anne Whiteman, Records of Social and Economic History, new series, vol. x, 1986, pp.44, 65: 'The LCC Burns Journal', in The earliest classics: John Graunt and Gregory King, ed. P.Laslett, 1973, pp.150–1: VCH, Middlesex, vol.11, 1911, p.114.

7. Joseph G. Broodbank, History of the Port of London, 1921, 1, pp.242–3.

8. LCC, London Statistics, 1890/1–1909/10.

9. Francois Bedarida, 'Urban Growth and Social Structure in Nineteenth Century Poplar', London Journal, vol. 1, 1975, p.183.

10. The Church Family Newspaper, 30 Dec 1904: William Lax, Lax of Poplar, 1938 edn, pp.54–5: Leslie Paul, Angry Young Man, 1951, p.230.

11. The Church Family Newspaper, 30 Dec 1904.

12. Noreen Branson, Poplarism, 1979, p.84.

13. P. A. Ryan, ' "Poplarism" 1894–1930' in The Origins of British Social Policy, ed. Pat Thane, 1978, pp.56–83: Branson, op.cit., pp.29–31.

14. Sidney and Beatrice Webb, English Poor Law History, Part II: The Last Hundred Years, 1929, pp.897–9.

15. OED. Supplement, 1933.

16. George Lansbury, My Life, 1928, p. 168.

17. Gillian Rose, 'Imagining Poplar in the 1920s: Contested concepts of community', Journal of Historical Geography, vol.16, 1990, pp.425–37.

18. Rt Rev. H. L. Paget, in London of the Future, 1921, p.167.

19. Harold P.Clunn, London Marches On, 1947, p.181.

20. Booth, B15.

21. For Matthew Ion's chapel of 1800 at Poplar Hill see GL, MS 9580/2, p.61: GLRO, MR/B/R5/114–16.

22. The London Gazette, 1860, p.644; 1867, p.4350; 1870, p.5394; 1873, p.1650; 1875, p.5108.

23. GL, MS 9171/5, f.12.

24. GLRO, Middlesex County Records (old Series), vol.1, p.62.

25. NMM, Potter's Ferry 54 MS 041, Abstract of title, p.13.

26. 52 Geo III, c.148.

27. GLRO, MBW 2660, Poplar and Greenwich Ferry Roads, item 15, p.2.

28. CLNC Mins, vol. SS, p.713: TC Mins, vol.7, pp.133–4, 437; vol. M, pp.413–14, 430; vol. N, p.17; vol. AF, pp.506–7: THLHL, 975.2 Newton v Cubitt, pp.32, 37: Frank Burtt, Steamers of the Thames and Medway, 1949, p. 149: Robert Sinclair, East London, 1950, p. 123.

29. J.E. Connor, Stepney's Own Railway: A History of the London & Blackwall System, 2nd edn, 1987, p.59.

30. Laurie & Whittle's New Map of London, 1819, and Crutchley's Map of London, 1829.

31. T.G. Barker and Michael Robbins, A History of London Transport, vol.1, 1975 edn, pp.40–1.

32. J.E. Connor, Stepney's Own Railway: A History of the London & Blackwall System, 2nd edn, 1987, p. 10.

33. Barker and Robbins, op.cit., vol.1, pp.165–6.

34. Ibid, p.5: J.E.Connor, Stepney's Own Railway: A History of the London & Blackwall System, 2nd edn, 1987, pp.9–10.

35. Unless otherwise noted this account is based on the following: T. B.Peacock, P.L.A. Railways, 1952, pp.20–8, 80–9: Edwin Course, London Railways, 1962, pp.117–36, 141–2: H. P. White, A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, Volume 3: Greater London, 1971 edn, pp.192–210: Alan A. Jackson, London's Local Railways, 1978, pp. 156–86: Michael Robbins, The North London Railway, 9th edn, 1983: J. E. Connor, Stepney's Own Railway: A History of the London & Blackwall System, 2nd edn, 1987.

36. WIDC 354, pp.17, 87; 358, p. 128; 359, p.322; 361, P.472; 367, p. 157: Sir Alexander Gibb, The Story of Telford, 1935, pp.320–1.

37. J.Pudney, London's Docks, 1975, p.174.

38. 57 Geo III, c.34.

39. The Memorials of Stepney Parish... The Vestry Minutes from 1579 to 1662, ed. C. W. Hill and W. H.Frere, 1890–1, pp. x–xi, xvii–xviii.

40. LPL, MS 913 Comm xii a/12, f.344.

41. GLRO, P93/DUN/Vestry Minutes 1662–1747, pp.245–6: The Commissions for Building Fifty New Churches. The Minute Books, 1711–1727, A Calendar, ed. M. H. Port, London Record Society, vol.23, 1986, pp. xiii, 3, 139–40, 146, 152, 157, 165: IOLR, B/51 Court Minutes 1710–12, pp.41–2, 119, 327, 609, 683: Brasenose College Archives, MS Stepney 51.

42. LPL, MS 2712, f.81; item formerly in the Papers of the Commissioners for Fifty New Churches, Poplar box 11, not now in MS 2717: Reasons humbly offered against a Pound Rate in the new intended Parish of Poplar..., undated (GL pressmark 17.47): M. D. George, London Life in the Eighteenth Century, 1965, p.410.

43. Port, op.cit., p. xiii: E. G. W. Bill, The Queen Anne Churches, 1979, p. x.

44. D.Lysons, The Environs of London, vol. III, 1795, pp.465–6: IOLR, East India Company, Calendar of Court Minutes 1668–70, 1929, pp.644, 648: IOLR, B/51 Court Minutes 1710–12, pp.540–1, 543, 545, 551–2; B/56 Court Minutes 1720–2, p.403; B/58 Court Minutes 1724–6, p.98.

45. A. J. Butler, 'The College Estates and the Advowsons held by the College', Brasenose Monographs, vol.VI, Oxford Historical Society, 1909, p.49: Brasenose College Archives, MSS Stepney 25, 37–47: Commons' Journals, vol.20, 1722–7, p.468: Pop.459, unpaged, letter from the Principal of Brasenose, 16 Feb 1816.

46. IOLR, B/59 Court Minutes 1726–8, p.445: Commons' Journals, vol.20, 1722–7, p.476.

47. Pop.455, pp.430–1; Pop.457, pp.46, 49, 59–60; Pop.458, pp.119, 144–5, 170–4, 265.

48. Pop.457, pp.46, 50–6, 62–7, 76.

49. 52 Geo III, c.84.

50. Pop.457, pp.66–7.

51. Pop.470, pp.289–90.

52. Pop.459, unpaged, meetings of 4 and 13 Sept 1815: Commons' Journals, vol.72, 1817, pp.74–5.

53. Alfred Simmons, The History of the Parish of All Saints, Poplar, 1870, pp.5–6: Pop.459, unpaged, meetings 13 March–17 May 1817: EIDC 281, pp.297–300.

54. 57 Geo III, c.34.

55. 10 Geo IV, c.44: Pop.460, pp.998, 1013–14.

56. Pop.465, ff.133–6, 157–60.

57. Pop.465, ff.138–9, 152, 162–3, 170, 175–6, 178, 199, 216–21: VCH Middlesex, vol. II, 1911, p.114.

58. Pop.470, pp.289–93, 298–9, 326–7, 331–2, 346–7, 351–2, 367–74; Pop.459, unpaged, meeting of 25 April 1855: Lords' Journals, vol.87, 1854–5, pp. 363, 381.

59. Pop.470, pp.367–9.

60. Pop.471, pp.264–5; Pop.483, p.315.

61. Simmons, op.cit., p.29.

62. 62 & 63 Vic, c.14.

63. PDBW, Annual Report, 1899–1900, p.3.

64. Poplar Order in Council, 1901: 3 Edw VII, c.16: PBC Annual Report 1902–3, pp.19–20.

65. PBC Annual Report 1900–1, p.6.

66. PBC Mins, 1906–7, pp.57, 119: The Times, 3 Oct 1906, p.4.

67. M. J. Power, 'The Origin and Early Use of the name "Tower Hamlets"', East London Papers, vol.8, 1965, pp.67–80.

68. Michael Hebbert, 'One "Planning Disaster" after Another: London Docklands 1970–1992', London Journal, vol.17 no.2, 1992, pp.116–17.

69. GLC Mins, 1971, pp.248–9: London Docklands Study Team, Docklands Redevelopment Proposals for East London, 2 vols, 1973.

70. GLC Mins, 1975, pp.285–7,749–51.

71. Docklands Joint Committee, London Docklands Strategic Plan, 1976, p.3.

72. Ibid, p.81.

73. Peter Hall, The Cities of Tomorrow, 1988, p.354.

74. Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980, Part XVI.

75. Docklands Consultative Committee, The Docklands Experiment, 1990, p.7.

CHAPTER II (pp.21–54)

Public Housing in Poplar

1. Guardian, 3 July 1981, p.15.

2. EWIDC 440, pp.207–17, 266–9, 435–43, 460–3, 530; 441, pp.26–9. 230–5: B, 4 Oct 1851, p.632.

3. EWIDC 440, pp.435–43, 460–3, 530.

4. EWIDC 440, pp.207–17, 437–43.

5. Pop.474, pp.236, 245.

6. Pop.476, pp.136, 141–2.

7. EWIDC 454, p. 128.

8. ELO, 3 Feb 1900, p.6.

9. MDC 521, p.327.

10. LCC, London Housing Statistics, 1902–3, pp.156–9; 1914–15, pp.522–5.

11. LCC Mins, 1898, pp.1289–90.

12. ELO, 3 Feb 1900, p.6.

13. J.N.Tarn, Working-class Housing in 19th-century Britain, 1971, p.28.

14. LCC/MIN/7356, 6 May 1896, item 14; LCC/MIN/7362, copy of letter dated 18 Feb 1899, Clerk of Council to Home Dept.

15. Rev. James J.Ellis, A Short History of Cotton Street Baptist Chapel, Poplar, c1902, p.7.

16. LCC, Housing, 1928, p.57.

17. PBC Mins, 1912–13, pp.693–4.

18. PBC Mins, 1913–14, pp.106–7, 133, 658–60: MoHR, 1914, p.222.

19. PBC Mins, 1900–1, p.64.

20. PBC Mins, 1900–1, p.206; 1901–2, p.435; 1902–3, p.580.

21. PBC Mins, 1903–4, pp.632, 636.

22. PBC Mins, 1904–19, passim.

23. PBC Mins, 1916–17, pp.323–4: For the general background, see John Burnett, A Social History of Housing 1815–1970, 1978, pp.216–17, and Mark Swenarton, Homes fit for Heroes, 1981, pp.51–2, 67–79, 85, 112.

24. PBC Mins, 1916–17, pp.323–4; see also 1917–18, pp.141–2.

25. Marian Bowley, Housing and the State, 1919–1944, 1945, pp.16f: Burnett, op.cit., pp.221–2.

26. PBC Mins, 1918–19, pp.172–3.

27. Pop.1352, pp.29–31: PBC Mins, 1918–19, p.225: Noreen Branson, Poplarism 1919–1925, 1979, p.9.

28. George Lansbury, My Life, 1928, pp.168, 223.

29. Burnett, op.cit., p.222: Swenarton, op.cit., pp.129–30.

30. PBC Mins, 1919–20, p.285.

31. PBC Mins, 1919–20, p.307.

32. Swenarton, op.cit., p.132.

33. PBC Mins, 1920–1, pp.22, 78–9; 1922–3, pp.53, 220–1.

34. 14 & 15 Geo V, c.35: Burnett, op.cit., p.228.

35. PBC Mins, 1924–5, p.129; 1928–9, p.78.

36. PBC Mins, 1923–4, pp.391–2.

37. LCC Mins, 1932, i, p.414.

38. PBC Mins, 1920–1, p.81.

39. PBC Mins, 1930–1, p.146: Pop.1354, p.235; Pop.1284, pp.70–1.

40. Alison Ravetz, 'From Working Class Tenement to Modern Flat', in Multi-Storey Living: The British Working-Class Experience,ed. Anthony Sutcliffe, 1974, pp.122–50, especially p.125.

41. LCC Mins, 1928, ii, pp.234–45; 1934, i, p.728; 1936, ii, p.188.

42. For example, PBC Mins, 1923–4, p.122; see also 1933–4, p.310.

43. Pop.1352, p.169: PBC Mins, 1918–19, p.203; 1929–30, p.52.

44. LCC Mins, 1922, i, p.729.

45. LCC Mins, 1927, i, p.39.

46. LCC Mins, 1929, ii, p.252.

47. Pop.1352, p.66: OS 1895.

48. LCC Mins, 1921, ii, p.279; 1928, ii, pp.394–5.

49. Pop.1352, p.169.

50. PBC Mins, 1923–4, pp.292–3.

51. PBC Mins, 1925–6, p.286.

52. Pop.1354, pp. 123–8, 147.

53. LCC Mins, 1928, ii, pp.234–45.

54. Pop.1353, pp.150–1.

55. LCC Mins, 1923, i, p.979.

56. Pop.1353, pp.12, 141.

57. Pop.1283, b/w pp.39–40.

58. Pop.1283, pp.205–6: PBC Mins, 1933–4, pp.230, 345–6, 389.

59. LCC Mins, 1928, ii, pp.394–5.

60. Pop.1352, pp.124–5, 130.

61. Burnett, op.cit., pp.236–8.

62. 20 & 21 Geo V, c.39.

63. Burnett, op.cit., p.238.

64. Pop. 1354, pp.114–15.

65. LCC/MIN/7290, pp.1045, 1094–6.

66. LCC Mins, 1931, i, p.988.

67. LCC/MIN/7290, pp.722–3, 822, 851, 926–7: LCC Mins, 1934, ii, pp.31–2.

68. LCC Mins, 1933, i, p. 199.

69. LCC Mins, 1935, ii, p.316; 1936, ii, pp.77–8; 1937, i, p.739.

70. LCC Mins, 1934, ii, pp.139–42.

71. LCC Mins, 1935, ii, pp.305–8.

72. Pop.1284, p.199.

73. Fred Berry, Housing: the great British failure, 1974, p.160.

74. LCC, London Housing, 1937, p.20.

75. Ibid, p.20.

76. Ibid, pp.17–24.

77. EEN, 22 May 1936, p.4.

78. LCC/MIN/7550, 20 Feb 1935, item 25.

79. LCC/MIN/7291, p.288.

80. LCC Mins, 1924, ii, pp.510–11: PBC Mins, 1924–5, p.40; 1925–6, p.96.

81. PBC Mins, 1934–5, p.22: LCC Mins, 1934, i, pp.188–9; 1935, i, pp.186–7; 1936, i, p.600.

82. LCC/MIN/7291, p.189.

83. AJ, 26 Oct 1933, pp.508–9, 531–3, 546.

84. 25 & 26 Geo V, c.40: PBC Mins, 1934–5, p.336: LCC Mins, 1935, ii, pp.317–18; 1936, i, p.400; 1937, ii, p.31.

85. LCC Mins, 1936, i, p.577.

86. H.W.Richardson and D.W.Aldcroft, Building in the British Economy Between the Wars, 1968, p.186.

87. Pop.1284, b/w pp.143–4.

88. LCC Mins, 1936, i, pp.400–1.

89. Pop.1284, p.199.

90. PBC Mins, 1936–7, pp.24–5.

91. LCC Mins, 1938, i, p.427.

92. Pop.1284, b/w pp. 143–4.

93. Pop.1352, pp.139–41, 185–7, 197–8, 202, 204, 217–18, 260; Pop.1353, pp.142, 170; Pop.1354, pp.192–3, b/w pp.193–4: LCC/MIN/7301 (1945), p.93, but see LCC Mins, 1928, ii, p.30.

94. Pop.1353, p.132.

95. PBC Mins, 1924–5, p.129.

96. PBC Mins, 1925–6, pp.26–7.

97. LCC Mins, 1932, i, p.417.

98. PBC Mins, 1925–6, p.364–5: LCC Mins, 1926, ii, pp.161–2.

99. LCC Mins, 1927, i, pp.243–5, 298; 1932, i, pp.406–7; 1936, i, pp.407–8: PBC Mins, 1926–7, p.208.

100. PBC Mins, 1926–7, pp.306–7.

101. LCC Mins, 1932, i, pp.414–21.

102. Pop.1284, pp. 68–71, 80.

103. PBC Mins, 1936–7, pp.273–4.

104. PBC Mins, 1932–3, p.703.

105. Municipal Journal, 7 Feb 1902, p.117.

106. ELA, 30 Sept 1933, p.5; 14 Oct 1933, p.3.

107. PBC Mins, 1924–5, pp.95, 408.

108. LCC, Housing, 1928, p.60.

109. See, for example, EEN, 17 Nov 1922, p.3: ELA, 5 Feb 1927, p.7: Daily Telegraph, 23 Jan 1935, p.9: ELO, 26 Jan 1935, p.5.

110. Ravetz, op.cit., p.142.

111. Pop.1352, pp.37, 42, 45, 239.

112. Pop.1352, pp.181, 251.

113. Pop.1353, pp.125, 222.

114. For example, Pop.1283, p.162.

115. Pop.1283, p.2.

116. PBC Mins, 1933–4, p.230.

117. LCC Mins, 1927, i, p.704.

118. LCC Mins, 1927, i, pp.127, 704; 1928, i, p. 180; 1931, i, pp.349–51.

119. LCC Mins, 1931, i, pp.349–51.

120. Pop.1353, p.393.

121. MoHR, 1925, p.55.

122. 13 & 14 Geo V, c.24, sect.1 (2): 14 & 15 Geo V, c.35, sect.13.

123. LCC, Housing, 1928, pp.58–63.

124. LCC Mins, 1925, i, pp.850–1.

125. LCC Mins, 1928, ii, pp.28–9: DA 10,758.

126. LCC Mins, 1928, ii, p.249.

127. PBC Mins, 1927–8, p.37.

128. Pop.1353, p.393.

129. Local Government Board, Manual on the Preparation of Stateaided Housing Schemes, 1919, p.29.

130. LCC Mins, 1921, i, p.729.

131. LCC Mins, 1932, ii, pp.59–61.

132. LCC/MIN/7551, 27 March 1935, item 5(4).

133. ELA, 15 Oct 1932, p.7.

134. LCC/MIN/7293, p.299.

135. LCC Mins, 1935, ii, p.447.

136. LCC/MIN/7291, pp.797–8.

137. LCC Mins, 1934, ii, pp.283–4: LCC, London Housing, 1937, pp.39–42.

138. PBC Mins, 1932–3, p.667; 1933–4, p.387.

139. PBC Mins, 1934–5, p.114.

140. PBC Mins, 1937–8, p.381: EEN, 30 Sept 1938, p.7.

141. PBC Mins, 1937–8, pp.381, 415.

142. Pop. 1390, p.210:PBC Mins, 1928–9, p.50; 1929–30, p.378; 1933–4, pp.99, 355.

143. THLHL, uncat. plans.

144. PBC Mins, 1946–7, p.231: RIBAJ, May 1948, p.305: Municipal Journal, 19 Sept 1952, p.1732.

145. For example, Municipal Journal, 18 July 1930, pp.1287–8; 28 Nov 1930, p.2035; 31 July 1931, p.1024; 11 Sept 1931, pp.1399–1400; 22 Jan 1932, p.121; 11 March 1932, p.348; 28 April 1933, pp.527, 532: RIBAJ, 2 May 1931, pp.435–55: City of Liverpool, City of Liverpool Housing, 1934 and 1937 edns.

146. ELA, 27 Jan 1939, p.5.

147. Pop.1354, pp.197–8.

148. THLHL, Whiffin Nos 742–3.

149. PBCMins, 1944–5, p.170; 1945–6, pp.25,45; 1946–7, p.81.

150. OS 1937, LCC revision: THLHL, Whiffin No.503.

151. PBC Mins, 1933–4, p.198: Pop.1284, p.56.

152. LCC, Housing, 1928, p.61.

153. Pop.1284, b/w pp.215–16.

154. Pop.1284, p.171.

155. PBC Mins, 1903–4, p.169.

156. PBC Mins, 1920–1, p.22.

157. For example, Pop.1353, p.64.

158. PBC Mins, 1930–1, p.157.

159. EEN, 30 Sept 1938, p.7.

160. Pop.1284, p.35.

161. PBC Mins, 1928–9, p.252.

162. PBC Mins, 1936–7, p.308.

163. PBC Mins, 1933–4, pp.45–6, 59, 229.

164. PBC Mins, 1933–4, p.320.

165. PBC Mins, 1934–9, passim: Pop.1283–6, passim.

166. EEN, 17 April 1936, p.5.

167. See, for example, MoHR, 1932, pp.139–46.

168. PBC Mins, 1937–8, p.327.

169. Pop.1284, facing p.141.

170. Swenarton, op.cit., p.11.

171. LCC Mins, 1930, ii, p.932; 1933, i, p.738; 1933, ii, pp.131–2, 199; 1935, i, p.760; 1936, i, p.84.

172. LCC Mins, 1927, i, pp.244–5; 1933, ii, p.359; 1935, ii, p.26.

173. LCC Mins, 1934, i, p.302.

174. Outlook, The Magazine of the Presbyterian Church of England, Dec 1967, p. 12.

175. ELA, 6 Dec 1930, p.5.

176. ELA, 6 Dec 1930, p.8.

177. The Further History of The Bethnal Green & East London Housing Association Ltd., 1936.

178. DNB, pp.473–4: EEN, 22 Nov 1935, p.4: The Isle of Dogs Housing Society Ltd., c1936.

179. LCC Mins, 1934, i, p.302.

180. LCC/MIN/7295, pp.716, 885; LCC/MIN/7298, pp.353, 456–7, 506–7.

181. Pop.1284, p.122.

182. MoHR, 1926–37.

183. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.52; 1955–6, p. 137.

184. GLC, Home Sweet Home, 1976, p.44.

185. PBC Mins, 1943–4, pp.162–3.

186. Report of the Committee on Housing in Greater London, 1965 (Cmd 2605) [the Milner Holland Report], p.11.

187. PBC Mins, 1943–4, pp.93–4.

188. PBC Mins, 1942–3, pp.90–1.

189. PBC Mins, 1943–4, pp.193–4.

190. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.57.

191. PBC Mins, 1944–5, pp.146, 171.

192. PBC Mins, 1945–6, p.10.

193. PBC Mins, 1945–6, p.99.

194. PBC Mins, 1946–7, p.82.

195. Report of the Committee on Housing in Greater London, p.11.

196. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p. 109.

197. PBC Mins, 1943–4, p.133.

198. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.41.

199. Report of the Committee on Housing in Greater London, p.12.

200. PBC Mins, 1949–50, pp.181–2.

201. PBC Mins, 1954–5, pp.181–2.

202. PBC Mins, 1959–60, pp.320–1: Report of the Committee on Housing in Greater London, p.18.

203. Report of the Committee on Housing in Greater London, p.12.

204. PBC Mins, 1943–4, p.162.

205. PBC Mins, 1943–4, pp.174, 192.

206. Daily Express, 13 Sept 1944, p.3: Daily Mail, 18 Sept 1944, p.3: Daily Herald, 12 Sept 1944, p.3: B, 22 Sept 1944, p.234.

207. News Chronicle, 10 Oct 1944, p.3.

208. PBC Mins, 1943–4, pp.192–3.

209. News Chronicle, 17 Oct 1944, p.3; 25 Oct 1944, p.3: Daily Herald, 24 Oct 1944, p.3.

210. PBC Mins, 1944–5, pp.10, 38.

211. PBC Mins, 1943–4, p.192.

212. Church Times, 8 Dec 1944, p.661.

213. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.41.

214. EEN, 4 June 1948, p.1.

215. News Chronicle, 10 Oct 1944, p.3: PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.116.

216. PBC Mins, 1946–7, pp.136–7.

217. PBC Mins, 1946–7, p.407.

218. PBC Mins, 1947–9, pp.100, 161,227; 1949–50, pp.181–2; 1951 2, p.176; 1958–9, p.122.

219. LCC Mins, 1943–5, p.657: PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.11.

220. PBC Mins, 1944–5, pp.25–6, 38.

221. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.103; 1945–6, p.10.

222. PBC Mins, 1945–6, p.10.

223. THLHL, uncat. plans.

224. PBC Mins, 1945–6, pp.215, 275, 339; 1946–7, p.136.

225. PBC Mins, 1945–6, pp.309, 339: LCC Mins, 1946, p.641.

226. PBC Mins, 1947–9, p. 50: LCC, London Housing Statistics, 1946– 48, 1948, p.25.

227. PBC Mins, 1944–5, pp.40–1.

228. LCC Mins, 1943–5, pp. 658–9: PBC Mins, 1944–5, pp.40–1.

229. LCC Mins, 1943–5, p.744: PBC Mins, 1944–5, pp. 86–7.

230. LCC Mins, 1943–5, p.658; 1947, p.404; 1948, p.303; 1954, p.555

231. PBC Mins, 1957–8, p.59.

232. PBC Mins, 1952–3, p.133; 1964–5, p.207.

233. ELA, 14 April 1967, p.32; 27 March 1970, p.12.

234. LBTH Mins, 1969–70, p. 576.

235. GLC, Annual Abstract of Greater London Statistics, vols 9–17, 1972–85.

236. LCC Mins, 1943–5, pp. 1141–2.

237. LCC Mins, 1946, p.222.

238. J.H.Forshaw and Patrick Abercrombie, County of London Plan, 1943, p.4.

239. County of London Plan, p.83.

240. J.B.Cullingworth, Housing and Local Government in England and Wales, 1966, pp. 34–5.

241. GLC Mins, 1967, pp.738–9.

242. GLC, Annual Abstract of Greater London Statistics, 1983–4, 1985, p.308.

243. London Research Centre, Annual Abstract of Greater London Statistics, 1985–6, 1987, p.357.

244. GLC Mins, 1979, agenda of 24 July 1979, pp.2–3.

245. GLC Mins, 1979, agenda of 27 Nov 1979, pp.26–7: See also Burnett, op.cit., p.290.

246. LCC Mins, 1956, pp. 377, 424.

247. PBC Mins, 1949–50, p.290.

248. LCC Mins, 1951,pp.517–18; 1955,pp. 100,579–80; 1962, pp.270–1: PBC Mins, 1955–6, p.60; 1961–2, p.55.

249. GLC Mins, 1968, p.651; 1970, p.721; 1971, p.570; 1972, p.462; 1973, p.155: LBTH Mins, 1966–7, pp.420–1: THLHL, LBTH Housing Committee Papers, 11 Jan 1965, item A1, 29 Sept 1965, item A4, 8 Nov 1965, item C1; LBTH Development Committee Papers, 23 Feb 1972, item 5(b).

250. LCC Mins, 1948, pp.459–60: PBC Mins, 1947–9, p.277; 1952–3, p.250.

251. LCC Mins, 1955, pp.734–5: GLC Mins, 1977, agenda of 25 Jan 1977, pp.24–5; 1980, agenda of 11 Nov 1980, app.2, p.48: THLHL, LBTH Housing Committee Papers, 11 Jan 1965, item 5.

252. See, for example, LCC Mins, 1947, pp.744–6.

253. Cullingworth, op.cit., p.34.

254. PBC Mins, 1946–7, p.82: B, 24 Dec 1948, pp.730–1.

255. PBC Mins, 1950–1, pp.9–10; 1952–3, p.70: B, 24 Dec 1948, p.730.

256. Cullingworth, op.cit., p.29: Report of the Committee on Housing in Greater London, p. 19.

257. LCC Mins, 1950, pp.37, 561.

258. LCC Mins, 1956, p.316.

259. PBC Mins, 1955–6, p.196.

260. 7 & 8 Geo VI, c.47; 10 & 11 Geo VI, c.51.

261. PBC Mins, 1951–2, p.113; 1952–3, p.112.

262. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p. 185; 1945–6, p. 159.

263. LCC Mins, 1953, pp.566–7; 1954, pp.46–7.

264. LBTH Mins, 1967–8, pp.383–4, 418; 1968–9, pp.288–9.

265. LBTH Mins, 1966–7, pp.426–7, 455–6: GLC Mins, 1973, pp.216, 237.

266. A.W.Cleeve Barr, Public Authority Housing, 1958, pp.42–5.

267. Michael Foot, Ancurin Bevan, Volume Two: 1945–1960, 1973, p.78.

268. See, for example, LCC Mins, 1946, p.304.

269. GLC Mins, 1966, p.369.

270. LCC/MIN/7306, p.227: Cleeve Barr, op.cit., p.60.

271. Ministry of Health, Design Manual1949, 1949, p.47

272. PBC Mins, 1950–1, pp.9–10, 12; 1952–3, p.70.

273. County of London Plan, pp.79,83.

274. Ibid, pp.37, 40.

275. Ibid, pp.77, 78, 81, 83.

276. The Re-Building of Poplar, issued by the Ministers and Members of the Missionary Council, Trinity Church, Poplar, Aug 1941 (THLHL, 700.2): LCC/MIN/7300, 1943, pp.56, 107: Pop.1240, p.234.

277. PBC Mins, 1943–4, p.37.

278. PBC Mins, 1947–9, p.399.

279. LCC/MIN/7302, p.375.

280. Home Sweet Home, pp.48–9.

281. LCC Mins, 1958, p.321.

282. Cleeve Barr, op.cit., p.35.

283. Bridget Cherry and Nikolaus Pevsner, The Buildings of England: London 2 South, 1983, p.685: Suzanne Waters, 'Urbs in Rure Fulfilment of a Dream', Twentieth Century Society Walk notes, 12 July 1992, pp.3–4.

284. LCC Mins, 1950, p.672; 1953, p.295: Percy Johnson-Marshall, Rebuilding Cities, 1966, p.94: Home Sweet Home, p.48: E.W.Cooney, 'High Flats in Local Authority Housing in England and Wales since 1945' in Sutcliffe, op.cit., pp.157–8.

285. B, 29 Jan 1954, pp.213–17.

286. PBC Mins, 1955–6, p. 170; 1956–7, pp.94–5.

287. PBC Mins, 1956–7, p.205.

288. PBC Mins, 1956–7, pp.94–5.

289. Cooney, op.cit., pp.163–8: LCC Mins, 1962, pp.711–12, 874: Home Sweet Home, p.64: Patrick Dunleavey, The Politics of Mass Housing in Britain, 1981, pp. 118–19.

290. Home Sweet Home, p.62.

291. GLC Mins, 1964–5, pp.476–7: LBTH Mins, 1965–6, pp.496–7.

292. THLHL, LBTH Development Committee Mins, MC Report No. 2/80 to Committee of 6 Feb 1980.

293. Cooney, op.cit., pp. 151–5, 168–74: B, 18 July 1969, p.114.

294. GLC Mins, 1968, pp.736–7; 1969,pp.385,563–4.

295. Home Sweet Home, p.82.

296. Home Sweet Home, pp.76–80.

297. PBC Mins, 1955–6, p.285.

298. PBC Mins, 1957–8, p.285.

299. For gardens see, for example, GLC Mins, 1975, p.554; 1976, p.350.

300. LCC Mins, 1950, p.248: Cleeve Barr, op.cit., p.54.

301. Cullingworth, op.cit., pp.34–5: Burnett, op.cit., p.300.

302. LCC Mins, 1950, p.106.

303. PBC Mins, 1953–4, p.216.

304. Burnett, op.cit., pp.289–94.

305. LCC Mins, 1964, pp.415–16.

306. THLHL, LBTH Housing Committee Papers, 8 Nov 1965, item C3.

307. Burnett, op.cit., p.315.

308. LCC Mins, 1955, p.700.

309. GLC, Housing Service Handbook Part II...at Dec., 1974,1976, p.9.

310. Ibid, p. 13.

311. Ibid, p.88.

312. LBTH Mins, 1976–7, pp.264–5.

313. LCC Mins, 1954, p.284.

314. B, 15 Aug 1975, p.56.

315. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Papers, July-Sept 1974, 18 July 1974, item 3(vi).

316. LCC Mins, 1954, p.32.

317. B, 14 Oct 1977, p.77.

318. PBC Mins, 1953–4, p.47.

319. LCC Mins, 1954, p.32.

320. LCC Mins, 1957, pp.86–7.

321. Ministry of Housing and Local Government, Homes for Today and Tomorrow, 1961, p.43.

322. LCC Mins, 1964, p.467.

323. GLC, Housing Service Handbook, Part 11...at Dec. 1974,1976, pp.62,89.

324. LCC Mins, 1963, pp.634–5.

325. PBC Mins, 1961–2, p.88.

326. LCC Mins, 1964, p.467.

327. LBTH Mins, 1970–1, p.602: GLC Mins, 1974, pp.251–2: THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 7 April 1988, item 3.9.

328. GLC Mins, 1974, pp.251–2: Housing Review, Jan-Feb 1978, pp.21–2.

329. GLC Mins, 1976, p.539.

330. PBC Mins, 1958–9, pp.223–4: GLC Mins, 1968, p.29; 1980, agenda of 11 Nov 1980, pp.2–3: LBTH Mins, 1975–6, p.271: THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 3 July 1989, item 17.

331. LCC Mins, 1961, p.824.

332. PBC Mins, 1963–4, p.272.

333. NMR, AP 21 May 1971, neg. no.7371045.

334. GLC Housing Service Handbook, Part 11...at Dec. 1968, 1970, pp.30,92.

335. ILN, 26 Oct 1963, p.698: PBC Mins, 1963–4, pp. 85–6: LBTH, Register of Electors: Polling District P/S, 1965, p.12; 1970, pp. 12– 13: NMR, AP 21 May 1971, neg. no.731045: ELA, 10 Sept 1982, p.36: EEN, Nov 1982, p.5.

336. LCC Mins, 1962, pp.537, 1050: GLC Mins, 1972, p.267.

337. LCC Mins, 1943–5, pp. 659–60.

338. LCC Mins, 1946, p.222.

339. LBTH, Borough Plan Topic Paper No. 7: Social Services and Community Facilities, 1977, pp.17–18.

340. PBC Mins, 1943–4, p.63.

341. PBC Mins, 1946–7, p.231.

342. ELA, 3 Jan 1947, p.1: Municipal Journal, 31 Jan 1947, p.189: Tom Begg, 50 Special Years: A Study in Scottish Housing, 1987, p.139.

343. LBTH Mins, 1964–5, pp.20–4.

344. PBC Mins, 1945–6, p.287, b/w pp. 285–6; 1952–3, p.176.

345. THLHL, uncat. plans.

346. PBC Mins, 1953–4, p.98; 1955–6, pp.117, 303–4, 306; 1956–7, p.38; 1958–9, pp.129, 149; 1961–2, p.123.

347. PBC Mins, 1963–4, p.320.

348. PBC Mins, 1960–1, pp. 247, 279; 1963–4, p.319.

349. LBTH Mins, 1964–5, pp.37–9, 41, 49.

350. LBTH Mins, 1972–3, pp.238, 256, 276–7.

351. LBTH Mins, 1980–1, p.120; 1981–2, p.27.

352. LCC Mins, 1949, pp.779–82.

353. LCC Mins, 1950, p.96

354. GLC Mins, 1974, p.261: Home Sweet Home, p.4.

355. LCC Mins, 1943–5, pp.1141–2; 1946, pp.497–8; 1951, pp.226–7: GLC Mins, 1976, p.539; 1977, p.228.

356. LCC Mins, 1960, p.378; 1961, p.302: See also GLC Mins, 1964–5, pp.848–9.

357. GLC Mins, 1976, pp.388–9.

358. PBC Mins, 1953–4, pp.53, 81, 93.

359. LCC. Mins, 1952, p.552; 1976, p.351.

360. Berry, op. cit., p.92.

361. LCC Mins, 1952, pp.652–3; 1963, pp. 145–7.

362. GLC Mins, 1970, p.724.

363. PBC Mins, 1962–3, pp. 157–8, 230–1.

364. LBTH Mins, 1967–8, pp.223–5.

365. ELA, 27 Sept 1968, p.1; 7 Feb 1969, p.1; 9 May 1969, p.1; 1 Aug 1969, p.1; 22 Aug 1969, p.36: Morning Star, 29 July 1969, p.5; 30 July 1969, p.3: GLC Mins, 1970, p.233.

366. GLC Mins, 1967, pp.777–80; 1968, pp. 266–9, 355–7; 1969, pp. 271–3, 742; 1974. p.138; 1979, agenda of 27 March 1979, p.20.

367. LBTH Mins, 1972–3, pp. 78–9, 92: See also, GLC Mins, 1975, pp.387–9; 1976, p.465.

368. GLC, 1968 Annual Abstract of Greater London Statistics, p.203.

369. GLC. 1970 Annual Abstract of Greater London Statistics, p.239.

370. GLC. 1975 Annual Abstract of Greater London Statistics, p.219.

371. GLC Mins, 1975, pp.387–9.

372. GLC Mins, 1978, pp.20–1.

373. GLC Mins, 1967, pp. 738–9; 1969, pp.36–42.

374. GLC Mins, 1968, p. 599.

375. GLC Mins, 1969, p.372.

376. GLC Mins, 1971, pp.361–2.

377. GLC Mins, 1977, agenda of 28 June 1977, pp.2–3; 1978, pp.272–5; 1981, agenda of 17 March 1981, p.3.

378. LBTH Mins, 1980–1, pp.58–61, 75.

379. GLC Mins, 1979, agenda of 27 Feb 1979, p.3, agenda of 24 July 1979, pp.5–7; 1980, p.53: LBTH Mins, 1980–1, pp. 144–5, 155.

380. LBTH Mins, 1981–2, pp.283–4; 1982–3, pp.290–1: Carmel Bolger, Taking Stock: The State of Housing in Tower Hamlets, 1985, p.21: GLC Mins, 1983, agenda of 28 June 1983, pp. 18–19; 1983, agenda of 18 Oct 1983, pp.22–5: LBTH, Annual Report, 1983–4, p. 12.

381. Bolger, op.cit., pp. 1, 21.

382. THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Voids Sub-Committee, agenda papers 30 April 1987 and 8 March 1988; Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 7 Oct 1986, item 7.4 and 17 May 1989, item 55; Poplar Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 7 July 1987, item 3.7.

383. Cullingworth, op. cit., p.41.

384. PBC Mins, 1952–3, p.95.

385. GLC Mins, 1967, p.767; 1969, pp.237–8, 328–9, 563–4; 1970, p.412; 1973, p.294; 1974, p.65; 1975, p.309; 1976, p.195; 1977, agenda of 28 June, p.2; 1979, agenda of 27 March, pp. 41–2, agenda of 1 May, pp.4–5, and agenda of 26 June, p.2.

386. GLC Mins, 1972, p.239: GLRO, GLC Housing Development Committee Mins, 1979–81, pp.45, 68.

387. Burnett, op.cit., pp.282, 290.

388. GLC Mins, 1979, pp.41–2.

389. GLC Mins, 1981, agenda of 17 March 1981, pp.5, 11.

390. Bolger, op.cit., p.6.

391. GLC, Annual Abstract of Greater London Statistics, 1966–1978/9: LBTH Mins, 1970–1, pp. 161–2; 1981–2, p.48.

392. Bolger, op.cit., pp.1, 21.

393. THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 17 May 1989, item 26.

394. LCC Mins, 1955, p.244: GLC Mins, 1969, p.69.

395. LCC Mins, 1955, p.266.

396. ELA, 25 April 1958, p.1.

397. LBTH Mins, 1968–9, pp.319–20, 332.

398. GLC Mins, 1974, pp. 117–18, 468–9; 1975, p.84; 1978, p.381; 1981, agenda of 3 Feb 1981, p.18.

399. LBTH Mins, 1983–4, pp.209–10, 257,314, 364–5.

400. Docklands Forum, Housing in Docklands, 1987, pp.10–11.

401. LBTH Mins, 1978–80, pp.234–5, 273; 1981–2, pp.35, 62: London Docklands Housing Review, 1988, p.231.

402. THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 29 Nov 1988, item 181.

403. See, for example, THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, 16 July 1986, item 7.1.

404. THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 7 Oct 1986, item 7.6; 21 July 1988, item 15; 17 May 1989, item 48; 12 Sept 1989, item 9.6.

405. LDDC Annual Report and Accounts, 1982–3, p.17.

406. See, for example, London Docklands In the News, 23 Nov 1984, p.91: THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 16 July 1986, item 8.4.

407. THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 16 June 1987, item 3.4; 15 Sept 1987, item 3.8; 27 Oct 1987, item 9.10; 21 July 1987, item 15: LDDC, Annual Review, 1987–8, p.27: London Docklands Consultative Committee, The Docklands Experiment, 1990, p.51.

408. Docklands News, Sept 1988, p.16.

409. Guardian, 4 Jan 1989, p.22.

410. LDDC, Housing Strategy Review, 1989, p.21.

411. B, 22 March 1991, p.17.

412. Observer, 20 March 1988, p.51.

413. Docklands News, Nov 1986, p.3.

414. Docklands Forum Newsletter, Feb 1991, p.[3]: B, 22 March 1991, p.17.

415. Docklands News, May 1991, pp.1, 3.

CHAPTER III (pp.55–97)

Poplar High Street

1. Booth, B15.

2. GLRO, SNP 395.

3. DA 2304.

4. Pop. 454, p.79.

5. PRO, SC2/191/62.

6. PRO, SC2/191/49.

7. PRO, PROB11/570, f.156.

8. Pop.454, p.163.

9. Gascoyne: Rocque's map,'...London... and... Ten Miles round...', 1741–5.

10. PRO, MPB 31.

11. Pop.455, pp.240–1.

12. PRO, MPB 31: K.Fairclough, 'A Tudor Canal Scheme for the River Lea', London Journal, vol.5, 1979, pp.218–27.

13. GLRO, M93/436, p.34.

14. PRO, C2 Eliz 1/4/54.

15. GLRO, PCS 63, p.240; M93/436, p.37.

16. GLRO, M93/43, ff.253–4.

17. PRO, SC2/191/50: GLRO, M93/436.

18. GLRO, M93/436, p.20.

19. Pop.457.

20. GLRO, M93/436, p.20.

21. GLRO, Poplar Manor Court Book 1810–39.

22. GLRO, M93/436, pp.33–7.

23. MDR 1728/6/434–5.

24. MDR 1774/5/328–30; 1792/1/573.

25. TH 5742A.

26. MDR 1855/12/916–20, 922–5.

27. GLRO, M93/132, ff.475–6, 479–80.

28. RB: GLRO, PCS 80.

29. PRO, IR58/84595–9, 84648–51.

30. LCC/MIN/7302–7, 7557, item 8(153).

31. THLHL, Court Book of Poplar Manor 1810–39.

32. Pop. 11, p. 10.

33. GLRO, MR/TH/4.

34. Reasons humbly offered against a pound rate... (GL, Broadsides 1747): An Answer to the pretended Reasons... (BL, press-mark 10350.g.12(23)).

35. LPL, Visitation Returns, 1766, ff.929–32.

36. PRO, IR58/84595–9, 84648–51.

37. Ibid.

38. CLRO, Assessment for War Tax, 16 March 1694: GL, MS 11,995A, p.250.

39. MDR 1728/2/220.

40. RB.

41. TH 3839.

42. TH 3839: GLRO, M93/132, f.476.

43. GLRO, M93/299.

44. TH 3833, 3839.

45. TH 3839.

46. TH 3835.

47. GLRO, Acc. 56.66/40, 41: CLRO, Assessment for War Tax, 16 March 1694: GL, MS 11,995A, p.250.

48. MDR 1805/7/283.

49. IOLR, A/1/1/2282, nos 1, 2.

50. Ibid, nos 4, 6, 11.

51. RB.

52. MDR 1775/7/22–3.

53. MDR 1801/2/185; 1805/2/759.

54. RB.

55. IOLR, A/1/1/2282, no. 17.

56. RB.

57. RB.

58. GLRO, M93/46, pp.329–30: TH 3749.

59. PRO, PROB11/2159, ff.237–40.

60. Ibid.

61. London Diocesan Office, deeds re No. 11 Mountague Place.

62. RB.

63. PRO, IR58/84595–9, 84648–51.

64. POD.

65. RB.

66. RB: Pop.460, pp.504–5.

67. AR/HB/956.

68. 'An Architect's progress in the 1850s and '60s. The autobiography of Thomas Wayland Fletcher', ed. M.H.Port, East London Papers, vol.11, 1968, p.31.

69. POD.

70. DSR.

71. PDBW Annual Report, 1859–60, p.28.

72. DSR 1899/127; 1881/278.

73. POD.

74. G.Haw, From Workhouse to Westminster. The life story of Will Crooks, M.P., [1907], p.26.

75. PRO, IR58/84595–9, 84648–51.

76. TH 5773.

77. B, 3 Sept 1859, p.592.

78. B, 31 Aug 1878, p.924.

79. BN, 15 March 1895, p.396.

80. PRO, E134/2Chas/Mich/8.

81. Haw, op.cit., p.28: Booth, B172, p.34; B346, p. 149.

82. City Press, 16 Jan 1895.

83. PRO, IR58/84595–9, 84648–51.

84. VFB, 1936, No.96, f.24.

85. Letters and Papers of Henry VIII, Addenda, vol.1, 1929, p.73.

86. GLRO, MR/LV/1, m.15v.

87. POD: OS 1867–70: GLRO, SNP 395.

88. D. Howard, London Theatres and Music Halls 1850–1950, 1970, nos 337, 534, 624, 774.

89. DSR.

90. DSR 1894/16; 1898/339; 1899/253.

91. PRO, IR58/84595–9, 84648–51.

92. PBC, Housing Committee Mins, 1935–6, pp.33–4.

93. GLRO, AR/TP/P39/65.

94. RB: POD: GLRO, M93/65, pp.528–9.

95. DSR 1927/552; 1928/412: DA 10,818: Architect and Building News, 24 May 1929, p.694.

96. MDR 1832/1/196.

97. TH 3854.

98. Deeds in possession of MER Property Company.

99. MBW Mins, 1874, ii, pp.691–2.

100. MDR 1768/2/599.

101. TH 3743.

102. DSR 1854/344: MCS 285, no.2368.

103. POD.

104. POD: EEN, 13 Nov 1908, 12 May 1911.

105. RB: TH 3838: MDR 1825/10/249.

106. DSR 1915/47–48.

107. RB.

108. Pop.773, pp.10–11, 15.

109. Pop.782, pp.30, 46.

110. Pop.782, pp.46–50.

111. Pop.782, p.262.

112. B, 17 Aug 1867, p. 603.

113. Tower Hamlets Independent, 6 July 1867.

114. BN, 16 Aug 1867, p.557.

115. B, 17 Aug 1867, p.603.

116. Pop.782, pp.233–4.

117. M.H. Port, 'The Life of An Architectural Sinner: Thomas Wayland Fletcher, 1833–1901', London Journal, vol.15, 1990, pp.57–71.

118. Pop.783, pp. 102–3, 127, 166.

119. Port, 1990 op.cit.

120. Pop. 783, pp.216–17, 224–7.

121. Pop.783, pp.272, 394: B, 11 Sept 1869, p.731; 18 Sept 1869, p.744.

122. Pop.783, pp.394–5, 423–4; Pop.786, pp.81–2, 133, 145–6, 300.

123. Pop. 783, p.447.

124. Pop.784, p.384.

125. Pop. 784, pp.211, 216: ELO, 25 Feb 1871, p.7.

126. Pop. 784, pp.160–1.

127. Pop. 784, pp.21, 321–2, 334; Pop.786, pp.93, 261, 271–2.

128. Alfred Simmons, The History of the Parish of All Saints, Poplar, 1870, p.12: Pop.783, pp.291, 326: MBW Mins, 1869, pp.557, 696.

129. Tower Hamlets Independent, 10 Sept 1870, p.6.

130. Pop. 784, p.271.

131. Pop. 784, p.129.

132. Tower Hamlets Independent, 15 Oct 1870, p.6.

133. Pop.786, pp.292–3, 296.

134. Pop. 783, p.391; Pop.799, p.450; Pop.801, p.247: B, 4 Sept 1869, p.713.

135. Pop. 801, p.311.

136. PBC Mins, 1900–1, pp.3, 202.

137. PBC Mins, 1924–5, p.96; 1925–6, p.22.

138. PBC Mins, 1938–9, pp.39–40.

139. Pop. 1264, pp.142, 148.

140. PBC Mins, 1949–50, pp.90, 113; 1950–1, p. 119.

141. LBTH Mins, 1984–5, pp.44, 101.

142. AR/HB/956/117.

143. LBTH Mins, 1985–6, p.51.

144. RB.

145. PRO, C7/59/16: GLRO, M93/132, f.281.

146. GLRO, M93/132, f.390.

147. RB.

148. GL, MS 8,674/14, pp.214–15.

149. GLRO, M93/132, f.396.

150. RB.

151. PRO, PROB11/437/75.

152. GLRO, M93/14, p.23.

153. GLRO, M93/45, pp.264, 438: RB.

154. THLHL, cuttings 820.20 (leaflet, undated).

155. PRO, B3/2266–7.

156. RB: POD.

157. PRO, PROB11/2159, ff.237–40.

158. DA 39.

159. RB.

160. POD.

161. SPAB, file on Nos 121–123.

162. DSR 1936/1219: OS 1937.

163. GLRO, AR/TP/P39/65: NMR, RAF aerial photograph RV/PT4/106G/UK720/6363 (1945).

164. RB: POD.

165. DSR 1882/552.

166. RB: MDR 1792/1/573.

167. RB: GLRO, M93/43, p.315.

168. RB: GLRO, M93/45, p.44: MDR 1792/1/573.

169. MDR 1801/4/116.

170. GLRO, M93/47, pp.38–9; M93/54, pp.118–19.

171. Pop. 789, 8 April 1879, p.484; Pop.790, 15 July, 18 Nov 1879, 20 April, 4 May 1880, pp.44–6, 180, 329, 344; Quinquennial Valuation, 1880: PDBW Annual Report, 1878–9, pp.27–8.

172. Booth, A33 (Poplar).

173. LCC/MIN/12623 (PDBW to LCC, 5 Jan 1895).

174. RB: GLRO, MR/B/R4/1793, no.96; M93/43, p.317.

175. PDBW Annual Report, 1895–6, pp.26–8.

176. 54 & 55 Vic, c.76, paras 88, 90–2.

177. LCC/MIN/12621, pp.2–3, 11.

178. LCC/MIN/12623, letter of PDBW 15 March, Medical Officer's report 2 April 1895: Pop. 1056, p.416.

179. PDBW Annual Report, 1895–6, pp.26–9: Pop.1056, pp.416, 456, 502: LCC/MIN/12623, letters 17 May, 30 Nov 1895; LCC Valuer's report 27 May 1895: MoHR, 1903, p.80.

180. PDBW Annual Report, 1896–7, pp. 14–27.

181. Pop. 799, pp.24–5, 85, 142, 396–7: LCC/MIN/12621 p.191; 12624, 2 Nov 1897.

182. Pop.801, pp.68, 216, 261–2, 514–15: PDBW Annual Report, 1899– 1900, pp. 18–19: MoHR, 1903, pp.80–1.

183. PBC Annual Report, 1904–5, pp. 30, 126: Pop. 801, p.481.

184. PBC Mins, 1906–7, pp.207, 345: LCC Mins, 1907, i, p.91: LCC/MIN/9588, pp.517–18.

185. GLRO, LCC, Architect's Department Plans, Poplar Coroner's Court.

186. LCC/MIN/9706, sub 24 July 1908, item 27.

187. B, 3 March 1911, p.281.

188. LCC/MIN/9588, p.550.

189. LCC/MIN/9706 sub 26 June 1908, item 29; 24 July item 27.

190. PBC Mins, 1908–9, pp.603–4, 715, 724: LCC/MIN/9590, p.490.

191. PBC Annual Report, 1910–11; MoHR, b/w pp.156–7.

192. LCC/MIN/12624 sub 2 Nov 1897.

193. PBC Mins, 1908–9, pp.715, 724, 795; 1909–10, p.576; 1910–11, p.619.

194. Pop. 1331, pp.18, 22, 84.

195. Pop. 1331, pp.84–8: PBC Mins, 1937–8, pp. 110, 315.

196. PBC Mins, 1937–8, p.367; 1938–9, pp.17, 71, 79, 110; 1939–40, p.9: LCC Mins, 1938, ii, p.580.

197. Pop. 1331, pp. 86–7: LBTH Multi Committee report 13/84.

198. PBC Mins, 1953–4, p.146.

199. LBTH, Multi-Committee report 13/84, para.3.1.

200. Ibid.

201. LBTH, Multi-Committee report 13/84, para 3.3.

202. LBTH, Progress reports on architectural contracts, April 1986, item 6.1; Mins, 21, 1984–5, pp.160–1: THLHL, Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee Papers Jan-July 1987, Director of Development report ID/74/87, item 11.11.

203. DSR 1885/147–9.

204. RB.

205. GLRO, MR/LV/3/2, 101 and 6/79: RB.

206. GLRO, MR/LV/1758 et seq.

207. DSR 1899/253.

208. DSR 1939/1003: GLRO, AR/TP/P41/65.

209. SPAB file on No. 151.

210. AR/HB/956.

211. RB.

212. TH 3739.

213. RB.

214. MBW Mins, 1867, p.1130: DSR 1887/204.

215. OS 1895.

216. TH 3739: OS 1867–70.

217. PRO, RG11.

218. PRO, IR58/84599/3435: POD.

219. HBMC, London Division, photograph 64/6094.

220. NMR, RCHME, record card: RCHME, London, vol.v, East London, 1930, p. 57.

221. HBMC, London Division, file TH49: Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association, Houses: Hovels or Homes?, No.4, June 1932, p.3.

222. SPAB file: DSR 1932/983.

223. SPAB file: HBMC, London Division, photographs 71/11/35/628/31,33,34.

224. AR/HB/956.

225. SPAB file.

226. SPAB file.

227. SPAB file: AR/HB/TH49: ELA, 17 March 1933: POD.

228. The following is based on HBMC, London Division, files AR/HB/956 and TH49. Help has also been kindly given by Dr Malcolm Airs and Mr John Sambrook, both formerly of the Historic Buildings Division of the GLC.

229. Survey of London, vol. XXVIII, 1960, p.71: Information kindly supplied by Mr Alan Fagan of London Division of HBMC.

230. AR/HB/956.

231. HBMC, London Division, photographs 72/3/35/129.

232. THLHL, illustrations, 721.2: DSR 1936/942: HBMC, London Division, photographs.

233. GL, MS 9,580/1, pp.72–3, 89: W. T. Whitley, The Baptists of London 1612–1928, nd, p. 139.

234. MiDS, West India Dock portfolio, sheet 27 (cutting from European Magazine): Horwood's map, 1807 edn.

235. The Earthen Vessel and Christian Record, 1884, p. 12: Baptist Handbook, 1892, 1894.

236. Whitley, op.cit., p. 139: Pop. 774, 23 June 1857, pp.209–10.

237. Pop.785, 23 July 1872, p.453.

238. Whitley, op.cit., p.139.

239. Baptist Handbook, 1892, 1894: Whitley, op. cit., p.139.

240. DSR 1912/4; 1917/27: DA 9883: POD.

241. VFB, 1950s series, No. 15, f.128.

242. THLHL, cuttings 794.2.

243. TH 4230/8.

244. RB: PRO, PROB11/570, f.156.

245. PRO, C105/1.

246. RB.

247. MDR 1774/4/388–9.

248. MDR 1774/5/328–30.

249. MDR 1774/5/328–30: OS 1867–70.

250. MDR 1773/5/504–6; 1773/6/60–66.

251. MDR 1774/5/386.

252. MDR 1775/6/164.

253. GLRO, MR/B/R2, no.209.

254. MDR 1774/7/62–3; 1775/6/161–2.

255. MDR 1785/5/465.

256. MDR 1776/4/327–8.

257. GLRO, MR/B/R2, no.209.

258. DSR 1852/209–10, 348–9; 1854/266–7, 347–8.

259. TH 3854.

260. MDR 1763/2/448.

261. MDR 1772/1/214–15: RB.

262. MCS 279, no.84: POD.

263. DSR 1928/291.

264. RB.

265. RB: GLRO, M93/53, pp. 30–1.

266. MCS 287, nos 3049, 3261.

267. PRO, RG11.

268. Pop.792, pp.64, 429.

269. GLRO, M93/168, ff.88–99.

270. RB.

271. DA 6229.

272. DSR 1851/249.

273. MCS 279, no.40.

274. MCS 287, no.3128.

275. MCS 287, no.3146: POD.

276. MiDS, Poplar parish portfolio, sheet no.3 (cutting from The Examiner, 20 Dec 1861): B, 28 Dec 1861, p.904.

277. RB.

278. Pop. 784, pp.56–7, 66–8: PRO, RG10/584, f.104.

279. DSR 1880/360–1: DA 6229: OS 1867–70, 1895.

280. RB: GL, MS 9,580/5, 26 Jan 1820.

281. POD.

282. RB: POD: TH 6827A.

283. POD.

284. PDBW Annual Report, 1894–5, p.108: Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association, Houses: Hovels or Homes?, No. 11, Dec 1935. p. 7.

285. DSR 1879/23–5; 1880/360–1: GLRO, MBW/1792, no. 1199: DA 6080.

286. Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association, Report of Committee of Management, 26 Jan 1934: The Further History of the Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association Ltd [1939], p.6.

287. Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association, Report of Committee of Management, 30 Jan 1937.

288. Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association, Houses: Hovels or Homes?, No.7, Dec 1933, pp.8–9.

289. DSR 1933/1202; 1934/63, 375: THLHL, illustrations 331.4, Whiffin photograph no.972; advertisement-card of Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association, c1935: POD: DA 6696, 11,306.

290. Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association, Report of Committee of Management, 26 Jan 1934.

291. NMR, RAF aerial photo RV/PT4/106G/UK720/6363 (1945): Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association, Report of Committee of Management, 4 May 1945.

292. Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association, Report of Committee of Management, 15 March 1951: PBC Mins, 1952–3, p.101; 1953–4, pp.223–4: THLHL, 331. 1P, Whiffin photographs nos 628, 973–5.

293. TH 6827A.

294. RB: GLRO, MR/LV.

295. Pop.455, pp.121–8.

296. RB.

297. Pop. 455, pp.223, 226–8.

298. Pop.462, pp. 158–9.

299. TH 6075.

300. POD.

301. DSR 1880/246.

302. DSR 1891/43.

303. GLRO, card-index to MR/LMD: Howard, op.cit., p.161.

304. RB.

305. RB: TH 6827A.

306. TH 6827A: RB.

307. MDR 1821/6/232; 1827/9/340.

308. TH 6076B: RB.

309. OS 1867–70.

310. PRO, RG10/584, ff. 103–4.

311. THLHL, 331.1p, Whiffin photographs nos 145, 1180.

312. TH 4911: OS 1867–70.

313. THLHL, 331.1p, Whiffin photographs nos 673, 989.

314. Ibid: OS 1867–70.

315. THLHL, 331.1P, Whiffin photograph no.989.

316. TH 6075, 6077A.

317. TH 5222.

318. TH 4911, 6075.

319. TH 4911.

320. TH 6077A.

321. PRO, RG11.

322. TH 6077B, c.

323. POD: PBC Mins, 1932–3, pp.694–9.

324. RB.

325. POD.

326. Pop.489, 6–26 Oct 1821.

327. RB.

328. TH 5761: VCH, Essex, vol. VII, 1978, pp.13, 76.

329. POD.

330. TH 5773.

331. B, 9 March 1861, p. 168: MBW Mins, 1861, p.691: DA 1748.

332. DSR 1885/279; 1891/152.

333. POD.

334. MDR 1811/4/74.

335. TH 5901.

336. RB: GLRO, MR/B/R2, no.586.

337. DA 1132.

338. POD.

339. B, 6 April 1867, p.249: Pop. 782, pp.99, 107, 118.

340. Pop. 782, pp. 156–7; 783, pp.203–4: PRO, RG10/585, f.4.

341. RB: GLRO, MR/LV/7/35.

342. PRO, LC7/87.

343. The Era, 14 Sept 1873.

344. PRO, LC7/87.

345. The Era, 28 Dec 1873.

346. PRO, LC7/87.

347. DSR 1892/59.

348. Music Hall and Theatre Review, 27 June 1899.

349. Ibid.

350. GLRO, GLC/AR/BR/19/272.

351. THLHL, 795.2 Sale Particulars.

352. The Times, 3 Jan 1950, p.7c.

353. LCC Mins, 1964–5, pp.366, 794.

354. RB.

355. PRO, RG11.

356. PDBW Annual Report, 1883–4, pp. 22, 30.

357. Gascoyne: RB.

358. RB: TH 3936, 3939.

359. OS 1867–70: Booth, B331, p.11.

360. PRO, ED21/11863: Booth, B346.

361. LCC, The Housing Question in London, 1900, pp.231–3.

362. LCC Mins, 1906, ii, pp. 783–4, 993: PRO, ED14/78.

363. LCC Mins, 1908, ii, p.232: PRO, ED21/11863.

364. PRO, ED21/57199: GLRO, AR/TP/P41/65.

365. GLRO, PCS 63, p.237.

366. DSR 1904/179–80.

367. DSR 1939/256: DA 11,753.

368. POD.

369. TH 3758.

370. TH 3759.

371. Ibid.

372. Colvin.

373. TH 3735B

374. Pop 457. p.8.

375. TH 3731, 3735, 3745.

376. TH 3745.

377. THLHL. Court Book of Poplar Manor 1810–42, pp. 169–76.

378. TH 3243.

379. Pop. 492, pp. 33–4.

380. TH 3746: DA 2543.

381. LCC Mins, 1902, p.1417: DSR 1902/194–6: DA 9036.

382. DA 9811.

383. GLRO, BA 33322.

384. B, 4 Oct 1851, p.632: EWIDC 440, pp.266–9; 441, pp.26–9, 230–5.

385. EWIDC 444, pp.342, 534; 445, pp.167–72, 298–303, 315–23, 308–

386. EWIDC 446, pp.461–5; 447, pp.381–2; 450, p.426; 452, pp.381–3, 404; 453, p.223; 454, pp.94, 466; 455, pp.342, 518.

387. EWIDC 459, pp.14, 287, 293; 460, pp. 148, 197;462, p.426: MiDS 388: POD.

388. GLRO, M93/132, ff.475–6.

389. Pop.455, pp.121–8.

390. Pop.455, pp.223, 226–8, 230: MDR 1757/2/298–9.

391. Pop.455, pp. 430–1, 433–4; Pop.510, pp.14, 22, 32, 57.

392. Pop.455, pp.240, 244–5, 291.

393. Pop.455, pp. 393, 426: Endowed Charities (County of London), vol.1, 1897, p.313.

394. Pop.458, pp. 119, 145–6.

395. TH 3737.

396. Pop.458, pp. 163–4, 179–81, 192–206.

397. Pop.458, p 624, Pop.510, pp. 462, 464, 566, 568.

398. Pop.458, pp.443–9, 592–3, 606–7.

399. GLRO, PO.B.G. 22, pp. 320–1.

400. GLRO, PO.B.G. 281.

401. Pop. 559.

402. Pop. 460, p.337; Pop.464, pp.24, 59–62.

403. Pop.465, pp. 133–9.

404. GLRO, PO.B.G.1, p.1.

405. Pop.465, pp. 143–7, 224.

406. Royal Commission on the Poor Laws and Relief of Distress, The History of Poor Law Administration in Poplar 1837–1906, 1908, pp. 2, 6, 9.

407. GLRO, PO. B.G.4, p.371; B.G.6, pp.134, 164; B.G.281.

408. PP 1866 (372), LXI. 171, Report... on the Metropolitan Workhouse Infirmaries and Sick Wards, 26 June 1866, p.123.

409. The History of Poor Law Administration in Poplar..., p.1: Pop.460, p.315: TH 3915.

410. EWIDC 436, p.352; 440, p.279.

411. S. and B. Webb, English Poor Law History: Part II The Last Hundred Years, 1929, p.366: The History of Poor Law Administration in Poplar..., pp.1, 4.

412. PP 1866 (372), LXI.171, Report...on the Metropolitan Workhouse Infirmaries and Sick Wards, 26 June 1866, p.135.

413. GLRO, PO.B.G. 11, p.497.

414. GLRO, PO.B.G.13, pp.291–2, 309, 315, 319–20.

415. GLRO, PO.B.G.13, p.300: EWIDC 448, pp.265–8.

416. GLRO, PO.B.G.20, pp.371, 409–10: B.G.22, p.57: EWIDC 450, pp. 379, 444.

417. Pop.459, 13 Feb, 29 March 1862; Pop.471, pp.185, 202, 246–50; Pop.474, pp. 186–205, 233–4, 390, 407–8.

418. GLRO, PO.B.G. 15, p. 382; 16, pp.90, 104.

419. GLRO, PO.B.G.19, pp.86–8, 106–7, 347,470, 492.

420. ELO, 16 Jan 1869, p.6: GLRO, PO.B.G.20, pp.402, 421–3, 464–5; 23, p.353.

421. GLRO, PO.B.G.21, pp.129–32, 194.

422. GLRO, PO.B.G.19, pp.462, 490; 23, pp.272, 307–8.

423. B, 22 Feb 1873, p.151.

424. The Architect, 26 March 1870, p.149: GLRO, PO.B.G.283.

425. Simmons, op.cit., p.20.

426. GLRO, PO.B.G.16, p. 104.

427. The Architect, 26 March 1870, p.149.

428. ELO, 27 Aug 1870, p.5.

429. EEN, 21 Feb 1873, p.3: B, 22 Feb 1873, pp.151–2; 3 May 1873, p.353: GLRO, PO.B.G.25, p.2.

430. B, 22 Feb 1873, p.151: BN, 20 March 1869, p.282.

431. GLRO, PO.B.G.20, pp.271, 373–4; 22, p. 159.

432. M. A. Crowther, The Workhouse System 1834–1929, 1981, p.74: GLRO, PO.B.G.20, pp.373–4.

433. EEN, 20 Feb 1874, p.2.

434. The Architect, 26 March 1870, p.149.

435. Webb, op.cit., pp.380–1.

436. GLRO, PO.B.G.27, pp.384–5; 28, pp.405, 414; 29, pp.369–71, 394.

437. GLRO, PO.B.G.30, pp.228, 322–6.

438. GLRO, PO.B.G.31, pp.126–7, 305–6; 32, pp.33, 369.

439. GLRO, PO.B.G.34, pp.145–6, 172; 283: DSR 1889/143–54.

440. GLRO, PO.B.G.33, p.954; 35, pp.127, 201–2; 38, pp.97, 147.

441. GLRO, PO.B.G.35, pp.50, 146–8, 382–3, 491; 36, pp.79–81, 183–4, 237–44.

442. GLRO, PO.B.G.38, pp.175, 404; 42, pp.28–9: DSR 1893/16–20.

443. GLRO, PO.B.G.38, pp. 162–3, 211; 46, p.452; 48, pp.12, 317: LCC Mins, 1901, p.660.

444. GLRO, PO.B.G. 283: LCC Mins, 1901, p. 1033: DA 8917.

445. Municipal Journal, 27 Feb 1903, p.201.

446. Haw, op.cit., pp. 106–10.

447. The History of Poor Law Administration in Poplar..., pp.8–11: GLRO, PO.B.G.43, p.308.

448. W. Monnington and F.J. Lampard, Our London Poor Law Schools..., 1898, pp.36–41: The History of Poor Law Administration in Poplar..., p.9.

449. GLRO, PO.B.G.58, pp.530–1, 758.

450. GLRO, PO.B.G.49, pp.297, 330, 372, 457–8.

451. The History of Poor Law Administration in Poplar..., p.8: George Lansbury, My Life, 1928, p. 147.

452. GLRO, PO.B.G.49, pp.347, 370–1; 50, p.96; 57, pp.33, 509, 526.

453. GLRO, PO.B.G.38, p. 194.

454. GLRO, PO.B.G.41, pp.157, 172.

455. GLRO, PO.B.G.42–58.

456. GLRO, PO.B.G.55, p.306.

457. GLRO, PO.B.G.57, p.361.

458. GLRO, PO.B.G.76, pp.101, 238–9.

459. LCC Mins, 1904, pp.2507–8; 1906, ii, p.901.

460. GLRO, PO.B.G.71, pp.72, 117, 150; 72, pp.43, 61.

461. P.A.Ryan, '"Poplarism" 1894–1930', in The Origins of British Social Policy, ed. P.Thane, 1978, pp.56–83.

462. The Diary of Beatrice Webb, Vol.III 1905–1924, ed. N. and J.MacKenzie, 1984, pp.33–4.

463. Parish of Poplar Borough, Report of Special Inquiry held under the direction of the Ministry of Health into the Expenditure of the Guardians, 1922, pp. 11–14.

464. N.Branson, Poplarism, 1919–1925, 1979, pp. 140–6.

465. GLRO, LCC/AR/CB/3/1.

466. GLRO, PO.B.G. 76, p. 101.

467. LCC Mins, 1938, ii, pp. 91–3: EEN, 14 April 1939, p.7.

468. GLRO, L. A. G. Strong, 'War History of the Council', p.107.

469. LCC Mins, 1940–2, p.458.

470. AR/HB, report 19 Oct 1956.

471. EEN, 24 April 1959, p.1.

472. RB: MDR 1810/4/16.

473. GLRO, M93/132, ff.14, 476, 480.

474. GLRO, M93/299

475. LCC/MIN/7554, p.84.

476. RB: GLRO, MR/LV.

477. Pop. 476, pp.256, 281, 293, 312–13.

478. Pop. 798, pp.52–3.

479. Pop. 484, pp.335–6, 346–7, 441; Pop.1075, p.189: PDBW Annual Report, 1870–1, p.15.

480. Pop. 1319, p.45.

481. GLRO, AR/TP/P41/65.

482. RB: GLRO, MR/LV/4/33: POD.

483. GLRO, MR/LV/9/75, 136.

484. TH 6310: DSR 1894/16.

485. GL, MS 8,674/69, p.330.

486. GLRO, A/LSC/95.

487. DSR 1881/136.

488. DSR 1895/24: BN, 15 March 1895, p.396: POD.

489. DSR 1898/193.

490. RB.

491. Thames Iron Works Gazette, April 1906, pp.61–4.

492. Haw, op. cit., pp.65, 101.

493. LCC Mins, 1899, pp.940–1; 1900, pp.574–5; 1901, p.1028.

494. DSR 1902/274; 1903/7–11.

495. LCC Mins, 1903, p.1054: W.E.Riley, 'The Architectural Work of the London County Council', RIBAJ, 3 April 1909, p.429.

496. Riley, op.cit., p.429.

497. LCC Mins, 1904, p.2515.

498. Ibid.

499. Engineering, 26 Jan 1906, pp.123–4: BN, 26 Jan 1906, p.152: Thames Iron Works Gazette, April 1906, pp.61–4.

500. Survey of London, Monograph 17, County Hall, 1991, p.16.

501. ILEA Plans, Tower Hamlets 072A.

502. Ibid.

503. DSR 1927/480.

504. ILEA Plans, Tower Hamlets 072A: GLRO Photographs, 22.127SEN, no. A8338.

505. Plaque on building: LBTH, Building Control Office, file B.R. 11537.

506. Ibid: LCC Mins, 1957, pp. 51–2.

507. Docklands News, Oct 1991, p.3.

508. RB: NMM, engraved map of northern Poplar by James Walker, Dec 1805.

509. TH 3749.

510. W. H. Fairbairns, 'Poplar and Bromley, 1852–1864', East London Papers, vol. 5, 1962, p.35.

511. RB.

512. PRO, RG11.

513. TH 3748–9, 5763.

514. Pop.483, pp. 186–7, 191–2.

515. THLHL, cuttings 850.20.

516. BN, 24 June 1892, p.857; 14 Oct 1892, p.525.

517. Pop.483, pp.258–60; Pop.488 (statement of expenditure to 9 Nov 1900).

518. POD.

519. BN, 12 Oct 1894, p.520: B, 13 Oct 1894, p.264.

520. LBTH, Buildings Control Office, file B.R. 11537.

521. TH 3752.

522. BN, 5 Oct 1894, p.486.

523. Pop.488 (statement of expenditure to 9 Nov 1900).

524. DSR 1921/476; 1925/369: THLHL, cuttings 850.20.

525. GLRO, AR/TP/P39/65.

526. GLRO, file B.A.33237: LBTH, Building Control Office, file B.R. 16729.

527. Settlement of the Holy Child. Annual Report for 1957–8.

528. RB: DA 875, 1476.

529. Port, 1968 op.cit., pp. 33, 37–9.

530. POD.

531. MDR 1774/1/98–9; 1774/4/238–9; 1775/7/332–3.

532. GLRO, M93/46, pp.329–30: MDR 1852/7/576.

533. MDR 1852/7/576–9; 1853/2/781.

534. RB: POD.

535. Port, 1968 op. cit., pp.37–9.

536. POD: MBW Mins, 1860, pp.220–1, 304.

537. PRO, RG11: cf GLRO, SNP 395.

538. MDR 1855/12/916–20, 922–5.

539. RB: Pop.772, p.42; Pop.773, p.39.

540. MBO 171, ff. 335–49

541. Ibid.

542. PRO, RG11.

543. Pop. 796, pp. 128, 435–6, 514, 521–2; Pop.797, pp.46, 55: PDBW Annual Report, 1891–2, p. 101: OS 1895, 1937.

544. LCC/MIN/7306, p. 649.

545. RB.

546. MBW Mins, 1867, p. 825: OS 1867–70, 1895: POD.

547. NMR, RCHME record card: RCHME, op.cit., p.57.

548. RB: GLRO, M93/132, f. 338.

549. GLRO, M93/132, f.216.

550. TH 5762: MDR 1854/8/633.

551. NMR, RCHME record card.

552. RB: POD: OS 1867–70.

553. MDR 1824/9/427.

554. TH 3930: RB.

555. PRO, MPB 31.

556. For example, GLRO, M93/436.

557. GLRO, MR/LV/3/101, f.8.

558. RB.

559. TH 3854.

560. POD.

561. Date on building: DA 11,600.

562. TH 3932.

563. TH 5742A: BN, 11 Dec 1857, p. 1312: PRO, RG9/309, ff. 135–7.

564. TH 5742B.

565. TH 5743.

566. WIDC 299, p. 37; 305, f. 160; 307, p. 35; 318, p. 30; 320, p.509; 321, pp. 343–6.

567. WIDC 306, f. 169; 329, pp.297, 333, 420; 330, p. 168; 331, pp.11, 368.

568. EWDIC 434, p.281; 445, pp. 538–42; 446, pp.142, 169; 448, p.393; 449, p.250; 453, p.461; 454, p.390.

569. PRO, RAIL529/27, Mins Nos 2407, 2451; 529/47, Min. No.2553; 529/48, Min. 2991; 529/68, Min. No. 1626: DA 5704.

570. RB: POD: OS 1867–70: PRO, RAIL529/11, Mins Nos 395–6, 403; 529/19, Min. No. 363.

571. DSR 1936/423: VFB, No.96, ff.20–1: EEN, 9 June 1936.

572. RB.

573. RB: B, 1 June 1878, p.578: DSR 1878 (pt 2)/20.

574. RB: POD.

575. LBTH, Building Control Office, file B.R. 130986: plans kindly supplied by Mr Robin Brazier of Stephen George & Partners: Information kindly supplied by Mr D.Sinclair of Bryant (Beckton) Ltd.

576. For this building see AJ, 18 Feb 1981, pp. 299–311: AR, April 1981, pp. 211–13: B, 10 April 1981, pp. 35–42: L'Industria delle Costruzioni, Oct 1985, pp.38–41: Andrew Orton, The Way We Build Now, 1988, pp. 216–19.

577. RB.

578. DSR 1855/141; 1874/568; 1881/637.

579. DSR 1847/41–2: RB.

580. MoHR, 1915, p.152.

581. GLRO, P.C.S. 80.

582. MDR 1777/4/647–8.

583. DSR 1917/77.

584. RB.

585. Pop.466, p.560; 492, pp.89–94.

586. EEN, 25 Dec 1906.

587. POD. DSR 1908/216.

588. For this and following see Pop.466, 468, 492(1846–50): CLRO, Plan 27.D.8.

589. Pop.466, pp. 767–8.

590. Pop. 466, pp. 785–6, 799, 810–12; Pop.468, pp.47–9, 113–14, 121–7.

591. TH 3918: Pop.468, pp. 113–14, 121–7.

592. Pop. 468, pp.150–4, 168–9: MBO 15 (no.921, 5 April 1849).

593. Pop. 468, pp. 220–1.

594. Pop.468, pp.260, 272, 312; Pop. 461, 19 June 1850.

595. MCS, no.249.

596. Pop. 468, pp.263–5.

597. Pop. 468, pp.270, 313, 328.

598. RB.

599. Pop.468, p.328: MCS 278, no.307.

600. MoHR, 1919, p.89.

601. PBC Mins, 1922–3, p.221.

602. LCC Mins, 1924, i, pp. 130–1, 159.

603. EEN, 22 July 1924, p.3.

604. LCC Mins, 1925, i, p. 50.

605. LCC Mins, 1925, ii, pp. 602–3; 1926, i, pp.588, 736; 1926, ii, pp. 188, 190, 235, 415, 500–2; 1927, ii, p.324; 1928, ii, p.915.

606. LCC Mins, 1926, i, p.588: DA 10, 758.

607. LCC Mins, 1926, ii, p.415; 1927, i, p. 704.

608. LCC Mins, 1929, ii, p.437; 1930, i, p. 190.

609. LCC. London Housing Statistics, 1939–46, p.38: LCC/MIN/7300, 1943, pp. 116, 138.

610. LCC Mins, 1952, pp. 147–8.

611. LCC/MIN/7307, p.476.

612. LCC Mins, 1955, p.756; 1956, p.437.

613. LCC Mins, 1957, p.533; 1958, p.632.

614. LCC Mins, 1958, pp.69–70; 1959, p.291.

615. LCC Mins, 1960, p.39; 1962, p. 111.

616. LCC Mins, 1963, p.25.

617. LCC/MIN/7302, p.425; LCC/MIN/7303, pp.472–3.

618. LCC Mins, 1959, p.567.

619. LCC Mins, 1961, p.37: GLC, Housing Service Handbook, Part II, 1966, p.20.

620. GLRO, LCC/AR/Presented Plans/Perry's Close, dated 15 April 1959: LCC Mins, 1959, p.567; 1961, p.37.

621. GLRO, GLC/MA/SC/03/466: LCC Mins, 1956, pp. 377, 424; 1958, pp. 541–2.

622. LCC Mins, 1956, p.377.

623. LCC Mins, 1961, p.790; 1963, pp.634–5; 1964–5, pp. 1156–7.

624. GLRO, GLC/MA/SC/03/954, Report by Valuer and Director of Housing 18 July 1957; The London County Council (Turner's Buildings, Poplar) Compulsory Purchase Order, 1958; GLC/RA/A1/2/4, Report of Chief Officer of the Parks Dept, 1 Nov 1969; GLC Arts and Recreation Committee, 1968–70, p. 34: LCC Mins, 1958, p.29.

625. PBC Mins, 1963–4, p.272.

626. LCC/MIN/7294, pp. 213, 406, 410, 501, 554, 580, 604, 633, 667, 734; LCC/MIN/7557, 16 Oct 1935, item 8 (153), County of London (Sophia Street, Poplar Nos 1–8) Housing Confirmation Orders 1935, 19 Aug 1935.

627. LCC Mins, 1934, ii, pp.831–2: LCC/MIN/7557, 16 Oct 1935, item 8 (153), County of London (Sophia Street, Poplar Nos 1–8) Housing Confirmation Orders 1935, 19 Aug 1935.

628. LCC Mins, 1936, ii, p.305; 1937, i, p. 403.

629. LCC/MIN/7296. p.280.

630. LCC Mins, 1937, i, p.674.

631. LCC Mins, 1938, i, pp. 495–6, 619; 1939, ii, p. 164.

632. LCC Mins, 1934, ii, pp.831–2.

633. LCC/MIN/7299, 1942, p.64; LCC/MIN/7301, p.401; LCC/MIN/7302, p.545.

634. LCC/MIN/7307, p.613.

635. LCC Mins, 1935, ii, p.312.

636. LCC Mins, 1935, ii, pp.525–6.

637. LCC/MIN/7296, p.826.

638. LCC Mins, 1936, ii, pp. 195–6.

639. LCC/MIN/7297, p. 384: LCC Mins, 1937, ii, p.392; 1938, i, pp. 41–2, 622; 1938, ii, pp. 21–2.

640. LCC/MIN/7297, p.384.

641. LCC Mins, 1937, i, p.361.

642. LCC Mins, 1938, i, pp.41–2.

643. LCC/MIN/7299, 1941, p. 72.

644. LCC Mins, 1952, pp. 283–4; 1953, p.664; 1955, p.575; 1956, pp. 515–16, 736; 1957, pp.733–4.

645. LCC Mins, 1954, p.390.

646. LCC Mins, 1953, p.664.

647. GLRO, GLC/MA/03/289; LCC/AR/Presented Plans/Wade St, dated 21 Jan 1957: LCC Mins, 1954, pp.78–9; 1957, pp. 144, 622; 1959, pp.753–4; 1961, p.789.

648. LBTH Mins, 1972–3, p.113.

649. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins, 1970, p.478.

650. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins, 1971, p.716.

651. GLRO, GLC Housing Development Committee Mins, 1973, pp.154–5.

652. GLRO, GLC Housing Development Committee Mins, 1975, p.179.

653. GLRO, GLC Housing Development Committee Mins, 1976–7, p.438.

654. PBC Mins, 1930–1, pp. 63–4, 157, 220.

655. LCC/MIN/7290, pp.298, 350–1, 671, 1130, 1132.

656. Pop.1283, pp.2, 48, 59: PBC Mins, 1930–1, p.157.

657. PBC, Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1938, p. 158.

658. PBC Mins, 1938–9, pp.41, 278, 367.

659. LBTH Mins, 1968–9, pp. 205, 240, 319–20, 332.

660. Presbyterian Housing Scheme, Report at June 1927.

661. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Report for the Year Ended 31 Dec. 1939: A. Stuart Gray, Edwardian Architecture: A Biographical Dictionary, 1985, pp. 179–80.

662. Pop. 1284, p.123.

663. United Reform Church Housing Association Ltd, file of reminiscences of Mrs Lloyd, Sept 1986.

664. DSR 1928/556.

665. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Report for the Year Ended 31 Dec. 1934.

666. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Reports & Accounts for Years Ended 31 Dec. 1930 and 31 Dec. 1931.

667. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Report for the Year Ended 31 Dec. 1932: ELA, 14 May 1932, p.5.

668. LCC Mins, 1931, ii, p. 404.

669. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Reports for Years Ending 31 Dec. 1940–1948.

670. LCC/MIN/7305, pp. 566–7.

671. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Reports for Years Ending 31 Dec. 1949 and 31 Dec. 1950.

672. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Report for Year Ending 31 Dec. 1939.

673. National Federation of Housing Societies Bulletin, No. 57, April 1951, p.3.

674. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Report for Year Ending 31 Dec. 1951: The Times, 15 Nov 1955, p.11c.

675. 'Winant House', Official Opening Ceremony Programme, 5 July 1951: LCC/MIN/7306, pp. 119–20.

676. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Report for Year Ending 31 Dec. 1952.

677. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Reports for Years Ending 31 Dec. 1952 and 31 Dec. 1953: 'Goodfaith House', Official Opening Ceremony Programme, 19 Feb 1954.

678. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Reports for Years Ending 31 Dec. 1953 and 31 Dec. 1954.

679. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Reports for Years Ending 31 Dec. 1954 and 31 Dec. 1955: 'Goodhope House', Official Opening Ceremony Programme, 6 Oct 1955: Outlook, Dec 1967, p. 13.

680. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Report for Year Ending 31 Dec. 1955.

681. Outlook, Dec 1967, p. 13.

682. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Reports for Years Ending 31 Dec. 1957 and 31 March 1978.

683. Presbyterian Housing Ltd, Annual Report for Year Ending 31 Dec. 1973.

684. United Reformed Church Housing Association Ltd, Annual Report for Year Ending 31 March 1980.

685. LCC Mins, 1950, pp. 193–4: PBC Mins, 1950–1, p.66.

686. LCC/MIN/7306, pp.242, 649; LCC/MIN/7307, p.36.

687. LCC Mins, 1953, p. 407.

688. LCC Mins, 1955, p.575; 1957, p.260.

689. LCC Mins, 1953, p.407.

690. LCC Mins, 1964–5, p.225.

691. GLC Mins, 1964–5, pp. 339–40, 424: GLC, Housing Service Handbook, Part II, 1969, p. 67: Baumeister (Munich), Jan-March 1969, pp. 278–81.

692. LCC Mins, 1964–5, p.225.

693. LCC Mins, 1964–5, p. 225: Baumeister (Munich), Jan-March 1969, pp. 278–81.

694. PBC Mins, 1934–5, pp. 81–3.

695. Poplar (Poplar High Street Area No. 65A) Housing Confirmation Order 1935, 31 May 1935.

696. EEN, 29 March 1935, p.7: Poplar (Harrow Lane Area No. 65) Housing Confirmation Order 1935, 25 June 1935.

697. Pop.1284, p.215; Pop.1393, p. 120.

698. Pop. 1393, b/w pp. 39–40; Pop. 1394, p. 149.

699. Pop. 1288, p.57: THLHL, uncat. plans.

700. Pop. 1284, p.35.

701. Pop. 1284, p. 57: PBC Mins, 1936–7, p.345; Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1938, p. 158.

702. For the general history of the Oxford House Community, see Mandy Ashworth, The Oxford House in Bethnal Green: 100 Years of work in the community, c 1984.

703. LBTH Mins, 1979–80, pp.234–5, 273; 1981–2, pp. 35, 62: London Docklands Housing Review, 1988, p.231.

704. MoHR, 1919, p. 89.

705. PBC Mins, 1929–30, p. 463; 1932–3, pp. 694–9.

706. MoHR, 1934, p.55: THLHL, Poplar (Collins Place, etc.) Housing Confirmation Order, 1934, 17 April 1934; Poplar (Commodore Court, etc.) Housing Order, 1934, 17 April 1934.

707. EEN, 19 Jan 1934, p.3.

708. Pop. 1284, pp. 35, 46–7, 118, 191, 250.

709. PBC Mins, 1934–5, p.21.

710. THLHL, uncat. plans, dated April 1935.

711. PBC, Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1938, p. 158.

712. OS 1937, LCC revision.

713. Pop. 1284, pp.46–7.

714. EEN, 17 April 1936, p.5.

715. LCC/MIN/7551, 27 March 1935, item 57.

CHAPTER IV (pp.98–110)

The Church of St Matthias and The East India Company's Almshouses

1. IOLR, B/11, p.519, 9 May 1627: Calendar of East India Company Court Minutes, 1635–9, ed. E. B. Sainsbury, 1907, pp. 155, 167–8.

2. IOLR, B/15, p.263, 3 May 1633; B/25, p. 128, 2 April 1652.

3. PRO, PROB11/180/73: Memorials of Stepney Parish, ed. G. W. Hill and W. H. Frere, 1890–1, pp. 61, 141, 166.

4. IOLR, B/20, pp. 154, 156, 4, 6 May 1642.

5. PRO, C10/47/157.

6. P. Guillery, 'The Broadway Chapel: A Forgotten Exemplar', London Topographical Record, vol. XXVI, 1990, pp. 97–133: GLRO, PCS/63, passim.

7. IOLR, B/22, p.104, 14 May 1647.

8. PRO, PROB11/209/133.

9. V. Pearl, London and the Outbreak of the Puritan Revolution, 1961, p. 288: PRO, PROB11/184/120.

10. IOLR, B/15, p.262, 3 May 1633.

11. GL, MS 3043/2.

12. CLRO, Rep.68, f. 18; Rep. 76, f.260: PRO, PROB11/340/114.

13. IOLR, B/23, pp. 176–7. 223, 7 April 1652, 4 Feb 1653; B/25, pp.128, 131, 241, 2 April, 4 June 1652, 8 April 1653: TH 8367/1: LPL, MS 997, Comm III/3, 1.6.1, f.138; 1.6.2, f.224.

14. PRO, C10/47/157.

15. J. Strype, Stow's Survey of London, 1720, vol. II, app.1, p. 103.

16. Guillery, op.cit., p.113.

17. C.Hill, God's Englishman, 1970, p. 131: Biographical Dictionary of British Radicals in the Seventeenth Century, ed. R. L. Greaves and R. Zaller, 1982–4: M. Ashley, Financial and Commercial Policy under the Cromwellian Protectorate, 1962 edn, pp.10, 14, 51, 113–15.

18. Hill and Frere, op.cit., passim.

19. IOLR, B/23, pp.223, 242, 306–7, 4 Feb, 28 Sept 1653, 15 Oct, 6 Nov 1656; B/25, pp.278, 525, 23 Sept 1653, 11 July 1656.

20. Strype, op.cit., p. 103.

21. PRO, C10/47/157.

22. E.B. Sainsbury, op.cit., passim.

23. Hill and Frere, op.cit., p. 204.

24. Strype, op.cit., p. 103.

25. BL, Sloane MS 516, ff. 120–1.

26. D.Lysons, The Environs of London: Extra Illustrated, vol.III, pt.2, 1795, b/w pp.462–3.

27. Bodleian Library, Gough Maps 17.26R. TOP; Neil Burton kindly drew attention to this drawing.

28. MiD, Poplar portfolio: Lysons, op.cit., b/w pp. 462–3.

29. Information kindly supplied by Bakers of Danbury.

30. Information kindly supplied by R. Crayford.

31. D. Yeomans, 'Inigo Jones' Roof Structures', Architectural History, vol. XXIX, 1986, p.87.

32. Wren Society. vol. IX, passim.

33. Pop.454, f.213; 455, f.10.

34. Pop.455, f.29.

35. Strype, op.cit., p. 103.

36. W. Foster, 'The East India Company's Hospital at Poplar', Home Counties Magazine, vol. XII, 1910, p. 140.

37. Journal of the House of Commons, vol. XX, 1722–7, p.476.

38. An Ordinance for the better Maintenance and Encouragement of Preaching Ministers And for uniting of Parishes, 2 Sept 1654.

39. IOLR, B/23, pp.284, 291, 293, 3 Oct 1655, 2 Jan, 6 Feb 1656; B/25, p. 441, 25 July 1655: A. G. Matthews, Calamy Revised, 1934, p. 509.

40. IOLR, B/23, p.284, 3 Oct 1655: LPL, MS 991, Comm XII c/2, ff.17, 55.

41. IOLR, B/23, pp.308–10, 7, 14 Jan 1657: Strype, op.cit., p. 103.

42. Information kindly supplied by Robert Baldwin.

43. Calendar of East India Company Court Minutes, 1664–7, ed. E.B.Sainsbury, 1925, pp. 153, 184, 224: Calendar of East India Company Court Minutes, 1668–70, ed. E.B. Sainsbury, 1929, pp. 275, 296, 308, 316, 318.

44. Pop. 454, p.213.

45. Pop. 454, p.228: IOLR, B/40, ff.25, 33, 37–9, 24 Oct, 7, 21, 28 Nov, 19 Dec 1690.

46. Pop.455, ff.10, 12.

47. IOLR, B/44, pp.69, 291, 12 Feb 1703, 3 Jan 1705: Pop.455, f.23: Lysons, op.cit., b/w pp.462–3.

48. Pop.455, ff.16, 29.

49. Pop.455, f.17: IOLR, B/46, p.132, 7 Feb 1707.

50. Pop. 455, ff. 29, 32–6, 38.

51. IOLR, B/51, pp.540–1, 543, 551–2, 7, 19 Sept 1711.

52. LPL, The Commissioners for Building Fifty New Churches, Minute Book 1, pp. 389, 391.

53. Pop.455, ff.62, 64, 75, 77–9: IOLR, B/56, p.403, 19 July 1721; B/57, pp.94, 218, 24 Aug 1722, 2 Jan 1723.

54. Pop. 455, ff. 24, 29.

55. LPL, The Commissioners for Building Fifty New Churches, Minute Book II, pp.279–80, 401; MS 2717, ff.144, 150–1, 154–8: IOLR, B/58, pp.93–4, 98, 115–16, 137, 258, 262, 266, 280, 29 July, 5, 28, Aug, 2, 23 Sept 1724, 17, 24, 26 Feb, 12 March 1725; B/59, pp. 163, 445, 4 Jan, 6 March 1727: Journal of the House of Commons, vol. xx, 1722–7, pp. 468, 476: GL, MS 11, 955A, p.85: Pop.506.

56. IOLR, B/60, pp.96, 107–8, 6, 25 Sept 1728: Pop. 455, ff. 104–6, 108; Pop. 459, letter of 16 Feb 1816.

57. IOLR, B/62, pp. 287, 338, 9 March, 9 May 1733.

58. IOLR, L/AG/1/1/16, ff. 208–11.

59. Pop. 455, ff. 265a–6a: IOLR, B/90, p.286, 30 Nov 1774.

60. Pop. 455, f. 267a.

61. LPL, Visitation Returns, MS Film 39, 1790.

62. Lysons, op. cit., p. 462.

63. T.Pennant, Journey from London to the Isle of Wight, 1801, p.25.

64. Samuel Hoole, A Sermon preached the 15th of January, 1804, on the opening of the Chapel at Poplar...,1804.

65. THLHL, photographs 223.12: LBTH watercolour at Southern Grove Lodge, E3: GLRO, MCS 498/397, sketch plan: GL, MS 18, 319/90.

66. THLHL, cuttings 223.12: Alfred Simmons, The History of the Parish of All Saints, Poplar, 1870, p.9.

67. LPL, Visitation Returns, Tait 440, f.342.

68. IOLR, L/SUR/2/4, ff.203–5; L/SUR/2/6, ff. 8–10, 136–42: Pop. 1048, Nos 20–28: LPL, Visitation Returns, Tait 441, f.486.

69. CC, file 31, 361; E.C.E. Copy Deeds, Ixxx, new series, files 6933– 4: GLRO, P88/MTS/47: GL, MS 19,224/497.

70. CC, file 31,361: GLRO, P88/MTS/47.

71. GL, MS 18, 319/90: LPL, ICBS File 6676: GLRO, P88/MTS/47: Pop.885/16: THLHL, photograph 223.12: B, 12 Oct 1867, p. 756: C. Mackeson, A Guide to the Churches of London, 1868.

72. GLRO, P88/MTS/47: EWIDC 450, p.440: POD: E. J. Marsh, St. Matthias Church, 1933, p.12.

73. GL, MS 18,319/53: B, 1 Jan 1876, p.20: GLRO, P88/MTS/47: TH 8360.

74. LPL, ICBS file no. 6676.

75. LPL, ICBS file no.7678.

76. B, 15 Jan 1876, p.63: GLRO, P88/MTS/47.

77. AR/HB, notes by M. Coles.

78. CC, file 31, 361.

79. THLHL, cuttings 223.12; Whiffin No.360; Pop. 885/22–8; TH 8360/5: CC, file 31, 361: RCHME photographs, BB76/5510: Marsh, op.cit., p.13.

80. GL, MS 18, 319/53: CC, file 31,361: TH 8360/6.

81. CC, file 31, 361: Pop.885/18–20, 29–32: TH 8360/6, 8: GL, MS 18,319/73: GLRO Photographs, F2670.

82. GLRO, P88/MTS/25, 31: CC, Redundancy Scheme.

83. They are fully described in Marsh, op.cit., pp. 6–12, and TH 8367/7.

84. AJ. 21 Feb 1979, pp. 358–9.

85. D. Lysons, The Environs of London, 1811, vol. II, pt 2, pp.699–700: John Flaxman, ed. D. Bindman, 1979, p. 104.

86. Lysons, op.cit., 1811, pp. 699–701: THLHL, Photograph 223.12.

87. Strype, op.cit., p.104.

88. Strype, op. cit., pp.103 4: Lysons, op.cit., 1795, p.462: TH 8367/8.

89. TH 8367/1: LPL, Visitation Returns, Tait 440, 1858, p. 342.

90. IOLR, B/20, p. 156, 6 May 1642; B/23, p.310, 14 Jan 1657.

91. Calendar of East India Company Court Minutes, 1660–3, ed. E. B. Sainsbury, 1922, p.216: Calendar of East India Company Court Minutes. 1674–6, ed. E. B. Sainsbury, 1935, pp. 180, 187, 312: IOLR, L/AG/1/1/7, p. 116.

92. Pop. 455, p.268a: IOLR, B/92, pp. 616, 642, 25 Feb, 11 March 1777; B/93, p.144, 4 June 1777.

93. IOLR, L/MAR/1/5, p.211; L/MAR/1/8, p.502; L/MAR/1/9, p.51; L/MAR/1/11, p.448.

94. LBTH Mins, 1969–70, p.124.

95. CC, file 31, 361; E.C.E. Copy Deeds, Ixxx, file 6933; Ixxxiv, new series, file 7450: IOLR, L/SUR/2/6, ff. 136–42, 313–16, 376: TH 8360, viii.

96. Strype, op.cit., pp. 103–4: Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 389B, ff. 164–6: Lysons, op.cit., 1795, p.462: TH 8367/8.

97. Lysons, op.cit., 1795, p.462: Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 389B, ff. 165v–6r.

98. MiD, Poplar portfolio: THLHL, Whiffin 991: POD.

99. TH 8367/1, 8: Lysons, op.cit., 1795, p.462.

100. TH 8367/8.

101. Calendar of State Papers, Colonial Series, East Indies etc., 1513– 1616, ed. W.N. Sainsbury, 1862, pp. 201, 203, 290, 297–8, 449, 462: Calendar of State Papers, Colonial Series, East Indies etc., 1617–1621, ed. W. N. Sainsbury, 1870, pp.17–18, 39, 106–8, 197: IOLR, B/6, pp.208, 337, 399–400, 476–7, 25 Sept 1618, 27 April, 26 Aug, 15, 17 Dec 1619; B/10, pp.74, 78, 15, 22 June 1625; B/12, pp.42–3, 3 Aug 1727: Foster, op.cit., pp. 132–44.

102. IOLR, B/8, pp.88, 227, 27 Aug, 4 Nov 1623.

103. IOLR, B/10, pp.74, 78–9, 84, 89, 15, 22, 25 June, 1 July 1625: Calendar of East India Company Court Minutes, 1677–9, ed. E. B. Sainsbury, 1938, p.262.

104. IOLR, B/11, pp. 482, 508–9, 525, 564, 581, 1 April, 2, 18 May, 15 June, 4 July 1627: PRO, C54/2715/13: Hill and Vere, op.cit., pp. 29, 156.

105. Gascoyne: IOLR, B/12, p.51, 10 Aug 1627; B/12,

106. IOLR, B/11, pp.518–19, 558, 9 May, 8 June 1627; B/12, pp. 31–2, 47–8, 27 July, 10 Aug 1627: Colvin.

107. IOLR, B/12, p.82, 21 Sept 1627: Colvin.

108. IOLR, B/11, pp.558, 562, 567, 576, 581, 9 May, 13, 20, 27 June, 4 July 1627; B/12, pp. 42–7, 62, 3, 8, 10, 22 Aug 1627.

109. IOLR, B/12, pp. 31–2, 48, 27 July, 10 Aug 1627.

110. IOLR, B/12, pp. 49–51, 11 Aug 1627.

111. IOLR, B/12, pp.305, 409, 5 March, 18 June 1628.

112. IOLR, B/16, p.353, 20 June 1634.

113. IOLR, B/12, p.42, 3 Aug 1627; B/15, p.263, 3 May 1633; B/16, p.109, 4 Oct 1633; B/17, pp.143, 150, 172, 16, 21 Jan, 11 Feb 1635.

114. IOLR, B/22, pp. 110, 117, 244, 447, 11 June, 2 July 1647, 28 July 1648, 19 Dec 1649: Calendar of East India Company Court Minutes, 1677–9, ed. E. B. Sainsbury, 1938, p.264.

115. IOLR, B/25, p.288, 2 April 1652: Foster, op.cit., pp.138–9.

116. IOLR, B/23, pp. 310–11, 23 Jan 1657: Calendar of East India Company Court Minutes, 1655–9, ed. E.B. Sainsbury, 1916, pp.244, 301, 326, 331.

117. IOLR, B/62, p.140, 10 Sept 1732: Lysons, op.cit., 1811, pp. 705–6.

118. Foster, op.cit., p.143.

119. IOLR, B/127, pp. 140, 157–9, 18, 23 May 1798; B/128, p.674, 28 Nov 1798.

120. MiD, Poplar portfolio, Poplar Chapel, view from south-east: THLHL, 721.2 photograph.

121. IOLR, B/132, p. 1295, 2 April 1801; B/135, p.133, 26 May 1802.

122. Foster, op.cit., p.143.

123. IOLR, B/141, p.470, 21 Aug 1805; L/MAR/1/3, p.114; L/L/2/1217–23: GLRO, A/LSC/95: Lysons, op.cit., 1811, p.703: OS 1866.

124. IOLR, L/L/2/1224–52; L/F/1/1, p.703; L/SUR/1/3, ff.69– 70, 86, 89, 123, 154–5.

125. IOLR, L/SUR/2/4, ff.39–41; L/SUR/2/6, ff.34–5.

126. IOLR, B/132, p.1295, 2 April 1801; B/135, pp.133, 219–20, 26 May, 16 June 1802.

127. DA 4278.

128. IOLR, L/SUR/1/1, ff.24, 27.

129. IOLR, L/MAR/1/14, pp.157, 817, 858; L/MAR/1/15, PP.52–3.

130. AR/HB/956: Information kindly supplied by D.Wasdell.

131. CC, files 31, 361, 37,061; E.C.E. Copy Deeds, Ixxx, new series, files 6933–4: GL, MS 19, 224/497: GLRO, P88/MTS/47: DA 4278.

132. GL, MS 19,224/497.

133. DSR 1878(2)/69: DA 4278, 6010.

CHAPTER V (pp.111–119)

Pennyfields, Ming Street and West India Dock Road

1. HLRO, MS Evidence on Private Bills, Commercial Road Bill, 16 June 1828: Pop.465, p.424; Pop.331, p.13; Pop.356, p.16: WIDC 433/2, p.114.

2. GLRO, LRB, Property Services Dept, Register of Property 3780/3, 4, 11, 45, 50, 51.

3. PRO, IR58/84591–2, 84614, 84648.

4. PRO, MPB 31.

5. TH 3733.

6. GLRO, M93/132, f.75.

7. Ibid, f.350.

8. RB.

9. 1851 and 1881 censuses.

10. Ibid.

11. AR/HB/605.

12. POD.

13. AR/HB/605.

14. AR/HB/5300.

15. POD: 1881 Census.

16. DSR 1840–60.

17. POD.

18. Booth, B31.

19. Booth, B331.

20. OS 1870.

21. EEN, 22 Nov 1862.

22. Pop. 792, p.33.

23. MoHR, 1919, p.89.

24. PBC Mins, 1932–3, p.695.

25. EEN, 19 Jan 1934, p.3.

26. OS 1937.

27. J. Platt, 'Chinese London and its Opium Dens', Gentleman's Magazine, vol.279, 1895, pp.274–82.

28. E.S. Pankhurst, 'From Piccadilly to Poplar', Workers Dreadnaught, vol.XI no.8, 10 May 1924.

29. THLHL, Pennyfields Application for Ration Books 1918.

30. GLRO, LRB, Property Services Dept, Register of Property 3780/3, 4, 11, 45, 50, 51.

31. PBC Mins, 1920, p.302.

32. EEN, 19 Jan 1935, p.3.

33. OS 1937.

34. GLRO, LRB, Property Services Dept, Register of Property 3780/3, 4, 11, 45, 50, 51.

35. PRO, MPB3: Gascoyne: CLRO, Comptroller's City Lands Plan 20B: GLRO, MR/UP/8A; PCS/PR2.

36. HLRO, MS Evidence to House of Lords Committee on 'Commercial Road Bill', 16 June 1828, pp.35–48: LCC, Names of Streets and Places in the County of London, 1955: PBC Mins, 1962–3, pp. 55, 87: RB: POD.

37. RB: The A to Z of Regency London, LTS, no.131, 1985: OS 1868, 1895, 1919, 1947: POD: Booth, B331: PRO, IR58/84648/3314– 38: DA S/005577: VFB, 1950s series, No. 17, pp.65–80.

38. DSR 1914/217; 1915/6: GLRO, GLC/AR/BR/19/2563.

39. DSR 1939/445: POD.

40. GLRO, PCS/PR2: PRO, B3/2266–7: TH 3933: POD.

41. M.E. Falkus, 'The British Gas Industry before 1850', Economic History Review, 2nd series, vol. XX, 1967, p.505.

42. Pop.460, pp.99–100, 140, 730, 733–6; 489, 21 May 1820: TH 3935, 3944, 3949: MDR 1836/7/316–17: GLRO, B/CGC/3, p.156: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/xi, pp.233–4: 1 & 2 Geo IV, c.74: Cruchley's New Plan of London Improved to 1829.

43. Pop.460, pp.459, 479–80, 636, 639; 490, pp.20, 22, 70, 72.

44. Pop.466, pp.400, 438–9, 448, 513, 521–35: TH 3794: GLRO, B/CGC/2, ff.185, 192, 220, 234, 255, 264; B/CGC/3, pp.40, 69, 95, 98–9, 156–7, 204, 210: MDR 1853/2/671.

45. POD: OS 1868: DSR 1918/70–1: PRO, IR58/84648/3342: DA S/004615, 008424: VFB, 1950s series, No.20, pp.23–4: THLHL, illustrations 033: GLRO, LRB, Property Services Dept, Register of Property, GLC Completion Statement, 26 June 1972.

46. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, V/1: DA S/002235: DSR 1887/5: THLHL, Illustrations 034: POD.

47. Holden's Trade Directory, 1811.

48. TH 3935, 3949: MDR 1836/7/316–17.

49. TH 3936.

50. RB: TH 3925, 3933.

51. TH 3948.

52. PRO, HO107/702, Bk 1, Enn Dist 3.

53. PRO, RG9/307, ff.60–1.

54. TH 3991, 3993: DNB.

55. Banister Fletcher, Model Houses for the Industrial Classes, 1871, Ch. VII.

56. Pop.805, 807: OS 1867–70: GLRO, LRB, Legal Dept, sec. C4., docket 12422 (6 Jan 1885).

57. TH 4001.

58. GLRO, LRB, Legal Dept, sec. C4., docket 12422 (2 March 1880).

59. Ibid, (2–3 March 1880).

60. PRO, RG11/508, ff.46–7.

61. GLRO, LRB, Legal Dept, sec.C4., docket 12422 (16, 24 July 1884, 5, 6 Jan 1885).

62. B, 1872–3, index: Survey of London, vol. XXXVII, 1973, p.118.

63. Pop.793, p.419: MBW Mins, 1885, i, p.707.

64. B, 1 Aug 1885, p.176.

65. DSR 1885/260: MDR 1886/9/267: DA 7019.

66. DSR 1885/260.

67. OS 1895.

68. GLRO, MA/SC/1/355, report, 4 July 1936, by Poplar MoH.

69. Ibid, report, c1939, by P. Wilson, ARIBA.

70. Museum of London, photographs by Cyril Arapoff, IN 14566.

71. GLRO, MA/SC/1/355, reports, 4 July 1936, by Poplar MoH and c1939, by P. Wilson, ARIBA: EEN, 1 May 1936, letter from William Dick, Trinity Church, Poplar.

72. GLRO, LRB, Legal Dept, sec. C4, docket 12422 (20, 22 March 1886, 15 Feb 1887): POD.

73. GLRO, LRB, Legal Dept, sec.C4, docket 12422 (20 March 1886).

74. Ibid, (30 Nov 1889).

75. Ibid, (3 June 1890).

76. Ibid, (counsel's opinion, 21 April 1942, surrender, 2 Dec 1942): POD: Burke's Landed Gentry, 1939 edn.

77. GLRO, LRB, Legal Dept, sec. C4, docket 12422 (28 March 1893).

78. Pop.838, 854.

79. Pop. 816, 822, 838, 854: PRO, IR58/84648/3378: POD.

80. PRO, IR58/84648/3343.

81. Booth, B169, p.113.

82. Pop.838, 854.

83. EEN, 21 Nov 1939, p.1: POD.

84. EEN, 1 May 1936, p.6: LCC/MIN/7295, p.391: GLRO, MA/SC/1/355 (letter, 7 July 1936, Rev Gilbert Shaw to LCC).

85. LCC/MIN/7567, item 54, report by MoH, 5 May 1936.

86. LCC/MIN/7298, pp.541–2.

87. PBC Mins, 1937, i, p.124: Pop. 1285, pp.67–8.

88. EEN, 21 April 1939, p.5; 28 April 1939, p.8: News Chronicle, 1 July 1939, pp. 1–2.

89. GLRO, MA/SC/1/355 (report, c1939, by Patrick Wilson, ARIBA).

90. News Chronicle, 1 July 1939: Museum of London, notes by Jack Barker on Cyril Arapoff photograph IN 14547.

91. Museum of London, photographs by Cyril Arapoff, IN 14502 et seq.; Information Sheet, Nov 1980.

92. LCC/MIN/7298, pp.387, 512, 541–2; LCC/MIN/7608, item 54; LCC/MIN/7610, item 40; LCC/MIN/7611, item 61.

93. EEN, 21 Nov 1939, p.1; 12 Dec 1939, p.1; 22 Dec 1939, p.4.

94. GLRO, LRB, Legal Dept, sec. C4., docket 12422 (14 June 1955).

95. B, 14, 21 Dec 1872, pp.994, 1015: DA 5157: POD.

96. DA 9379.

97. ELA, 2 Jan 1948, p.7.

98. EEN, 24 April 1959, p.3.

99. GLRO Photographs, 71/5989: NMR, APU photograph 73/71/046.

100. NMR, CC73/1967.

101. RCHME photographs, AA50/25.

102. Harald Faber, Caius Gabriel Cibber 1630–1700, 1926, pp.66, 70.

103. Information kindly supplied by Pastor P.-E. Fabricius.

104. RCHME photographs, BB78/7190.

105. MiDS 388: DA S/003475: OS 1868, 1895.

106. 42 Geo III, c.101, local.

107. WIDC 300, p.18; 304, f.1: The Times, 26 July 1802, p.[2].

108. GLRO, PCS/PR2: Pop. 785, pp.50–1: ELA, 19 Sept 1931, p.7.

109. POD: The A to Z of Regency London, LTS, no. 131, 1985: OS 1868, 1895, 1919, 1947, 1963: DSR 1875/548; 1937/234, 318: DA S/006325: VFB, 1935, No. 118, f.44: Thames: Waterway of the World, 1893, p.87: Industrial World, mid-May 1929, pp. 18–19.

110. POD: OS 1868, 1895: DSR 1898/248: DA S/000171, 004266: PRO, IR58/84648/3304: ELA, 19 Sept 1931, p.7: GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 366.

111. MDR 1791/2/228: MiD, WID portfolio, Sheet No.15: GLRO, PCS/PR2.

112. POD: DA S/012909: GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 366: AR/HB/5233, Photographs 77/9/8804.

113. GLRO, MBW 909, pp.95–7: MDR 1866/25/227.

114. EWIDC, F.Vigers & Company's Valuations of Outlying Property with Plans, 13 Nov 1883.

115. PP 1876 (371), XI.53, Report...on Metropolitan Fire Brigade, 20 July 1876, p.218.

116. GLRO, MBW 910, pp.35, 398–400.

117. GLRO, MBW 912, p.45: MBW Mins, 1868, p.1239.

118. GLRO Photographs, 80/6963.

119. PP 1876 (371), XI.53, Report...on Metropolitan Fire Brigade, 20 July 1876, p.609.

120. AR/BA/4/105/174: DSR 1900/174: PRO, IR58/84648/33313.

121. LCC Mins, 1920, i, pp.603–4.

122. LCC Mins, 1920, ii, pp.217, 714; 1921, ii, p.227.

123. RIBA Drawings Collection, 38/J/1(1–36): POD.

124. POD: VFB, 1950s series, No. 15, pp.95–6: DA S/009689–90, 009712.

125. 'West India Docks Station in 1840': PRO, RAIL 227/212–13: DA S/004294: GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 366.

126. GLRO, BR 83467: DSR 1919/20, 132.

127. THLHL, cuttings 653.2: POD.

128. THLHL, cuttings 653.2.

129. Ibid: Daily Herald, 6 June 1932, pp.1, 6.

130. Ibid.

131. Ibid.

132. Ibid: POD: Tony Phillips, Pubs of Tower Hamlets, 1988 (unpaginated).

CHAPTER VI (pp.120–170)

East India Dock Road

1. GLRO, SNP 296, 1138.

2. MDR 1851/6/679; 1852/2/250–1; 1858/11/517.

3. RB.

4. 42 Geo III, c.101, loc. and pers.

5. 44 Geo III, c.37, loc. and pers.

6. EIDC 277, p. 109: MiD, J. Walker plan of 1804.

7. 49 Geo III, c.172, loc. and pers.

8. 5 Geo IV, c.144, loc. and pers.

9. 9 Geo IV, c.112, loc. and pers.

10. 12 & 13 Vic, c.76, loc.

11. POD: MDR 1817/1/547: VCH, Surrey, vol.IV, 1912, p.322.

12. POD.

13. Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.XXII, 1862, pp.630–2.

14. MiD, J. Walker plan of 1804.

15. HLRO, Committee Bk (HL) 49, pp.65–6.

16. EIDC 277, pp.19–20: MiD, Schedule IV, bundle 19, 24–25 May 1809, 15–16 July 1811, 25–26 April 1816.

17. EIDC 277, p.108.

18. Ibid, pp. 96, 98.

19. Ibid, pp.108–11.

20. Ibid, pp.183–4.

21. OS 1867–70.

22. 44 Geo III, c.37, loc. and pers.

23. Report from the Select Committee on the Highways of the Kingdom, together with the Minutes of Evidence...Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 25 June 1819, Evidence of James Walker, pp.46–52.

24. EIDC 278, p. 110.

25. Report from the Select Committee on the Highways of the Kingdom..., 25 June 1819, Evidence of James Walker, pp.46–52.

26. EIDC 284, pp.360–1: WIDC 354, pp.17, 87.

27. House of Commons: Committee on London and Blackwall Railway Bill, IX, Evidence of James Walker, 14 April 1836, p.21.

28. PRO, RAIL385/72 (information kindly supplied by Mr Alex Werner).

29. EIDC 286, pp.314–16, 326, 348: WIDC 358, p.128; 359, p.322.

30. 9 Geo IV, c.112, loc. and pers.: WIDC 356, p.336.

31. Report from the Select Committee on the Highways of the Kingdom..., 25 June 1819, Evidence of James Walker, pp.46–52.

32. Mechanics' Magazine, vol.13, 3 April 1830, pp.73–9: Companion to the Almanac...for 1831, pp.227–8.

33. House of Commons: Committee on London and Blackwall Railway Bill, IX, Evidence of James Walker, 14 April 1836, p.21.

34. Mechanics' Magazine, vol.13, 3 April 1830, pp.73–9

35. EIDC 286, pp. 189–90: House of Commons: Committee on London and Blackwall Railway Bill, IX, Evidence of James Walker, 14 April 1836, p.22, 15 April 1836, p.12.

36. House of Commons: Committee on London and Blackwall Railway Bill, IX, Evidence of James Walker, 14 April 1836, p.22, 15 April 1836, p. 12.

37. BN, 13 Sept 1872, p.213: 'Rodinglea', The Tramways of East London, 1967, p.222.

38. GLRO Photographs, copy neg. 62/4147: OS 1895.

39. LCC Mins, 1911, i, p.666: GLRO Photographs, 80/7197.

40. T.C.Barker and M.Robbins, A History of London Transport, vol. II, 1974, pp.300–2: H.C.Wilks, George Green's School 1828–1978, 1979, p. 176: NMR, FOB/1951.

41. HLRO, Committee Bks (HL) 57, p. 185.

42. Appendix to the Report of the Commissioners for Inquiring into the State of the Roads in England and Wales, 1840 (Sess. vol. XXVII.15), p.278.

43. HLRO, MS Evidence on Private Bills, Commercial Road Bill, 16 June 1828, pp.25, 27: House of Commons, Reports, Commissioners (4), 1859 (Session 2), vol. XI, p.71.

44. House of Commons, Reports..., vol. XI, p.72.

45. ELO, 12 Aug 1871, quoted in Turnpikes and Toll-Bars, vol.2, pp.701–2.

46. House of Commons, Reports, Commissioners(4), 1859 (Session 2), vol. XI, p.71.

47. Horwood's map, 1819 edn: Abstract of Return to Address of House of Commons, 12 March 1849, quoted in Turnpikes and Toll-Bars, vol.1, p.284: AR/HB/5247.

48. House of Commons, Reports, Commissioners (4), 1859 (Session 2), vol. XI, p.74.

49. Pop.460, pp.636, 639.

50. E. W. Brayley, The Beauties of England and Wales, vol.x, pt.ii, 1814, p.771.

51. RB.

52. THLHL, MS Bromley 86.

53. Ibid.

54. MiD, Abstract No.1, McIntosh Estate, Abstract of Title 1882.

55. EIDC 278, p.307.

56. TH 1693, 1697.

57. MDR passim for leases.

58. RB: Pop. 805–9.

59. EWIDC 447, pp.4, 18, 52, 56–7, 68–9, 86, 396–404: EEN, 20 May 1927.

60. TH 1693.

61. Booth, B15.

62. 49 Geo III, c.172, loc. and pers.

63. ICE, Rennie Folio, vol.1, no.27.

64. EIDC 279, pp.237, 395.

65. B, 20 Sept 1873, p.751: Information kindly supplied by Mr Tom Stothard: Horwood's map, 1813 edn: Museum of London, watercolour by W. Havell, 1821 (Acc. no. A.23075).

66. Information kindly supplied by Mr M. Chrimes of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

67. B, 20 Sept 1873, p.751: The Metropolitan, May, July, Nov 1873.

68. B, 15 Aug 1896, p.144.

69. B, 22 Nov 1890, p.406: BN, 7 Aug 1896, p. 186: Thames Iron Works Gazette, 31 Dec 1896, pp.34–6.

70. Evening News, 14 March 1930, p.7: Municipal Journal, 2 Sept 1932, p.1155.

71. GLRO, M93/380.

72. GLRO, M93/322: MDR 1806/2/208.

73. GLRO, M93/322: MDR 1810/6/127.

74. GLRO, M93/322,380.

75. Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography, 1895, sub Pigott, Francis

76. GLRO, M93/380: Boase, op.cit., sub Pigott, Francis.

77. J. A. Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses, sub Pigott, Shreeve Botry.

78. GLRO, M93/322.

79. RB.

80. MDR passim, sub Conant and Pigott, 1846–66.

81. MDR 1849/6/150.

82. MDR 1856/1/518.

83. MDR 1856/7/978.

84. GLRO, SNP 296.

85. B, 3 Oct 1863, p.716: POD.

86. MDR 1847/6/674; 1848/6/677; 1851/10/217; 1853/1/885.

87. MDR 1847/6/674; 1848/5/99; 1850/8/806; 1852/7/42.

88. MDR 1848/6/676; 1849/6/240; 1851/10/217; 1850/8/806.

89. GLRO, SNP 296.

90. MDR 1859/4/1003–4; 1862/19/577–8, 580–1.

91. B, 7 April 1877, p.359.

92. MDR 1860/1/489; 1860/2/472; 1860/11/543: TH 6862.

93. MDR 1856/2/104.

94. MDR 1852/10/879; 1856/6/132; 1860/13/416.

95. MDR 1850/11/91, 1038; 1851/3/446, 448; 1854/16/712; 1855/12/208.

96. POD.

97. TH 6862–3: MDR 1850/8/806.

98. B, 26 March 1887, p.487.

99. POD.

100. MDR 1856/12/584–6; 1860/7/359–60: TH 6619.

101. MDR 1856/8/813; 1864/18/180.

102. GLRO Photographs, 71/35/530/20A; 72/35/132/20; 74/35/415/22: THLHL, illustrations .024 (photograph 1954).

103. OS 1867–70.

104. MCS 287, no.3116.

105. A. Graves, Dictionary of Artists Who Have Exhibited Works in the Principal London Exhibitions..., 1901.

106. R.I.B.A. Transactions, new series, vol.2, 1885, p.11.

107. MBW Mins, 1861, p.419.

108. MDR 1846–66 via index sub Conant and Pigott.

109. GLRO Photographs, 62/4147.

110. RB.

111. GLRO, M93/43, ff.99–101.

112. RB.

113. GLRO, M93/50, ff.260–1.

114. RB.

115. VFB, No.92, 1935, ff.1, 6, 9, 12, 15.

116. MDR 1824/8/804.

117. MDR 1824/8/805.

118. RB.

119. GLRO, M93/65, ff.323–4: RB.

120. GLRO, M93/65, ff.323–4.

121. LCC Mins, 1901, p.1558; 1902, p.29; 1903, p.672: DA 9267: EEN, 15 Dec 1905, p.3.

122. DSR 1907/182.

123. EEN, 15 Dec 1905, p.3.

124. THLHL, illustrations 795.2 (postcard).

125. Ibid: LCC Mins, 1905, ii, p.1956: GLRO, GLC/AR/BR/19/257.

126. GLRO Photographs, F3435.

127. GLRO, GLC/AR/BR/19/257: DA 9267.

128. EEN, 15 Dec 1905, p.3.

129. Ibid.

130. EEN, 7 June 1907, p.6.

131. DSR 1926/220.

132. ELA, 31 June 1926.

133. DSR 1936/372.

134. VFB, No. 127b, f.2.

135. THLHL, cuttings.

136. RB: Horwood's map, 1819 edn.

137. GLRO, M93/65, ff.280–2.

138. RB.

139. DA 7161.

140. THLHL, illustrations .033, postcard c1912: OS 1867–70.

141. RB.

142. House of Commons, Committee on London and Blackwall Railway Bills, 14 May 1836, pp.8–9.

143. GLRO, M93/57, ff.303–4

144. POD: MBW Mins, 1878, i, p.298: DSR 1890/95: DA 161.

145. RB: GLRO, M93/59, 9 Dec 1823.

146. GLRO, M93/65, ff.323–4.

147. RB: DA 1046.

148. GLRO, M93/65, ff. 254–5.

149. GLRO, M93/71, 1 April 1856.

150. DA 9993: LCC Mins, 1913, i, p.772: DSR 1913/83.

151. DSR 1917/40.

152. GLRO, GLC/AR/BR/19/2265.

153. TH 1494: POD.

154. TH 1414: Boase, op.cit.

155. RB.

156. TH 1414: POD.

157. MBW Mins, 1876, ii, p.643; 1877, i, p.89; 1879, ii, p.453; 1883, i, pp.387, 470, 857: DSR 1876/249; 1879/271; 1882/349; 1883/66: POD: Pop.809: VFB, No.92, 1935, ff.18, 20–2: GLRO Photographs, F545.

158. TH 1697: MDR 1801/4/275.

159. TH 1693.

160. Horwood's map, 1819 edn: TH 1695.

161. TH 1693.

162. TH 1695: MCS 278: Pop.492, pp.417–19, 423, 425.

163. RB.

164. CC, file 37,937.

165. BN, 22 July 1870, p.71.

166. EEN, 27 April 1956.

167. TH 1696.

168. Booth, B169.

169. DA 6919: DSR 1886/190.

170. Booth, B169.

171. THLHL, illustrations 820.2.

172. EEN, 13 Nov 1908, p.1; 12 May 1911, p.3: POD.

173. RB.

174. TH 1697: RB.

175. MDR 1827/2/265.

176. Faithful Companions of Jesus 1881–1981, nd: POD: LCC Mins, 1949, pp.153–4.

177. AR/HB/5247: GLRO Photographs, F6668–71.

178. POD.

179. MCS 285.

180. CC, files 31,361, 36,870.

181. ILN, 28 Dec 1867, p. 713.

182. C. Mackeson, A Guide to the Churches of London, 1868.

183. ILN, 28 Dec 1867, p.713: B, 2 Feb 1867, p.87.

184. BN, 3 Jan 1868, p.1: Companion to the Almanac...for 1868, p.156.

185. ILN, 28 Dec 1867, p.713.

186. CC, file 36,870.

187. ILN, 28 Dec 1867. p.713.

188. Ibid.

189. Booth, B169.

190. NMR, H.S. Goodhart-Rendel, church index.

191. ILN, 28 Dec 1867, p.713.

192. B, 27 Aug 1881, p.283.

193. B, 7 Nov 1874, P938: DA 5432, 5776: THLHL, photographs, Whiffin 250: GLRO Photographs, F5459.

194. Booth, B169.

195. Mackeson, op.cit., 1869 edn: ELA, 1 July 1916, p.6.

196. CC, file 36,870.

197. THLHL, cuttings 223.15: GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/6, file 29, pt.1.

198. Council for the Care of Churches, Basil Clarke notes: Information kindly supplied by the Rev. H. J. Pitchford.

199. THLHL, cuttings 223.15

200. MDR 1827/8/29–32, 449–51.

201. RB: THLHL, illustrations .033, neg. LH 787/220 (postcard c1909).

202. RB.

203. POD.

204. NMM, GRN/10 (31 May 1841): CLRO, Plans 27.D.2 and 9: Endowed Charities (County of London), 1897, vol.1, pp.342–4: RB.

205. MiDS, Poplar Parish Portfolio, Sheet No.4, Trinity Chapel: OS 1867–70.

206. GLRO, THCS 72, f.130, no.274.

207. RB: POD.

208. Endowed Charities (County of London), 1897, vol.1, p.344: Trinity Methodist Mission, archive no.40, lease, 21 Feb 1877: MBW Mins, 1877, i, p.775: RB: POD.

209. NMM, GRN 10: Companion to the Almanac...for 1841, pp.233–4.

210. Booth, B169, 171.

211. NMM, GRN 10.

212. Booth, B169.

213. The description is based mainly on the Companion to the Almanac...for 1841, pp.233–4,...for 1842, pp.210–13, and photographs in NMR and THLHL.

214. MBO 18, ff.184–8; MBO 67, case 146: DSR 1846/24, 154: Trinity Methodist Mission, archive no.38, Mins 13 Jan 1844.

215. OS 1867–70.

216. THLHL, cuttings 224.4: PRO, HO197/29, R/C 71 (photograph).

217. EEN, 7 July 1916, p.5; 12 Sept 1916, p.3: Trinity Methodist Mission, archive no.38.

218. NMM, GRN/10.

219. Companion to the Almanac... for 1842, p.213.

220. PRO, HO107/702: POD.

221. RB: MDR 1826/4/258.

222. THLHL, photographs, Whiffin 85.

223. DSR 1889/136: OS 1895.

224. RB: POD.

225. MiDS, Poplar Parish Portfolio, Sheet No. 4, Trinity Chapel: GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1784.

226. RB: PRO, HO107/702.

227. POD: DSR 1885/339; 1886/95; 1907/184; 1908/192, 237: VFB, No.92, pp.43–52.

228. POD.

229. GLRO, BA 17915: THLHL, cuttings 915: Annual Report of the Wesleyan Seamen's Mission, 1899, p.6: EEN, 18 Oct 1910, p.6.

230. BN. 21 Nov 1902, p.722.

231. GLRO, BA 17915: THLHL, cuttings 915.

232. British Rail Archives, York, 4692: EEN, 9 Oct 1953, p.1: Methodist Recorder, 15 Oct 1953.

233. EEN, 25 June 1965.

234. British Rail Archives, York, 4692.

235. NMM, GRN/10.

236. MDR 1826/1/752.

237. NMM, GRN/10.

238. Gentleman's Magazine, Oct 1841, p.419.

239. NMM, GRN/10.

240. MDR 1843/5/512.

241. ILN, 7 June 1856, p.638.

242. B, 28 Feb 1874, p.168.

243. Poplar Chamber of Commerce, Industrial Poplar, 1937.

244. POD: AR/HB/5247: ELA, 8 July 1983.

245. Gentleman's Magazine, Oct 1841, p.419.

246. AR/HB/5247.

247. GLRO Photographs, F4093, 6768.

248. RB: THLHL, PDBW, Register of Drainage Plans and Applications (LLC No.2), 1854–5, p.174: DA 215, 448.

249. DSR 1854/178.

250. DA 60: RB.

251. POD: RB: Pop.806.

252. DA 215: OS 1867–70.

253. DA 215: THLHL, photographs, Whiffin 383.

254. POD: Pop.806.

255. RB: PRO, HO107/702: MDR 1825/3/205: POD.

256. THLHL, cuttings 901.1, 902.

257. AR/HB/5246–7: British Rail Archives, York, 134487.

258. RB: POD.

259. This account is largely derived from Wilks, op.cit.

260. Wilks, op.cit., p.36: MBW Mins, 1881, ii, p.627.

261. Wilks, op.cit., p.36.

262. MBW Mins, 1882, i, pp.605, 631, 1017–18: DSR 1883/272: BN, 29 June 1883, p.xxii.

263. BN, 23 Nov 1883, p.806: Wilks, op.cit., p.39: Pop.483, p.293.

264. Ibid: Wilks, op.cit., pp.37–41.

265. BN, 23 Nov 1883, p.806.

266. Ibid.

267. Wilks, op.cit., p.43.

268. LCC Mins, 1901, p.1337; 1902, p.1141: Wilks, op.cit., p.51.

269. Wilks, op.cit., pp.52–4, 69.

270. Ibid, p.71.

271. Ibid, pp.96, 153.

272. RB: THLHL, cuttings 030P: MDR 1824/11/511.

273. Trinity Methodist Mission, photograph, Feb 1937.

274. RB.

275. MBW Mins, 1867, pp.1272, 1441–2: DA 4206: POD: Trinity Methodist Mission, photograph, Feb 1937.

276. RB: POD.

277. PRO, WORK 13/462; 30/3452–66.

278. ELA, 27 Oct 1967, p.11.

279. RB: Trinity Methodist Mission, photograph, Feb 1937.

280. RB: GLRO, SNP 296: DA 383: Pop.806.

281. DSR 1878 pt 2/101; 1879/417: POD.

282. Trinity Methodist Mission, photograph, Feb 1937.

283. DSR 1882/240–8.

284. DSR 1937/474.

285. B, 27 Jan 1883, p.127: DSR 1883/37.

286. Trinity Methodist Mission, photograph, Feb 1937: DSR 1926/205; 1927/298.

287. Wilks, op.cit., p.36.

288. Ibid, p.27.

289. NMM, GRN/10.

290. Ibid.

291. MBO 18, ff.49–60.

292. GLRO, M93/50, pp.279–84.

293. GLRO, M93/69, pp.283–7.

294. TH 7023.

295. MCS 279, no.93.

296. RB.

297. B, 15 June 1867, p.438: DA 4112: Information supplied by Press Library, New Scotland Yard.

298. Information supplied by Press Library, New Scotland Yard: RB: POD: GLRO, M93/69, pp.283–7.

299. BN, 30 April 1897, p. xviii: DA 8210: PRO, MEPO9/132.

300. THLHL, cuttings, 340.2.

301. Information supplied by New Scotland Yard.

302. DSR 1896/171: DA 7886.

303. THLHL, cuttings 340.2.

304. MCS 281, no.670: DSR 1852/306: POD.

305. POD.

306. TH 7023: MCS 283, nos 1497–1526: RB.

307. OS 1867–70.

308. RB: POD: DA 8938: DSR 1902/80.

309. RB: MCS 283, no.1526: DA 1314.

310. MiD, PLA Schedule IV, bundle 16: MDR 1808/7/759.

311. RB.

312. RB: POD: Pop.806.

313. DSR 1874/509: DA 5445.

314. EIDC 278, p.165.

315. GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1556, 1558.

316. OS 1867–70: DSR 1878, pt 2/24; 1884/398.

317. POD.

318. RB: POD: DSR 1849/246; 1851/181: MCS 282, no.833.

319. GLRO Photographs, 1556, 1558: POD.

320. DSR 1903/327.

321. RB: POD.

322. GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1558.

323. RB: POD: DA 2774: OS 1867–70.

324. POD.

325. RB: OS 1867–70.

326. DSR 1938/245.

327. MDR 1807/2/651.

328. RB.

329. RB: Horwood's map, 1813 edn.

330. TH 2651.

331. RB: POD.

332. EEN, 18 June 1909: POD.

333. DSR 1939/318–19.

334. RB: TH 4608.

335. GLRO Photographs, Whiffin Nos 155, 1597.

336. POD.

337. DA 1171: BN, 21 Jan 1859, p.72.

338. ELA, 27 Dec 1963, p.9.

339. RB.

340. B, 1 March 1879, p.241.

341. Pop.773, P.239; Pop.784, p.216.

342. RB.

343. RB: DA 216.

344. DA 293: POD: The Story of the T.G.W.U., 1975, p.24 (illustration).

345. TH 4967.

346. DA 10,796: LCC Mins, 1929, ii, p.501: DSR 1935/676.

347. EWIDC 447, p.533; 448, p.73.

348. EWIDC PLA Schedule IV, bundle 19.

349. DA 2534: POD.

350. EEN, 16 April 1864.

351. GLRO, AR/SCH/143 (6 Oct 1873): GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1665.

352. EWIDC 454, p.32.

353. GLRO, AR/SCH/143 (6 Oct 1873); SBL, Contracts 0335: DA 5452.

354. E. R. Robson, School Architecture, 1972 edn, Introduction, p. 11.

355. GLRO, AR/SCH/143 (23 Jan 1880); SBL Contracts 0336: DA 6290.

356. DA 6290.

357. GLRO, SBL 330, 5 July, 11 Oct 1899: T. A.Spalding, The Work of the London School Board, 2nd edn, 1900, p. 147.

358. GLRO, AR/SCH/143 (31 Aug 1899, 29 Oct 1900); SBL, Contracts 0338: DA 870.

359. DA 870.

360. GLRO, calendar of class EO: EEN, 5 March 1909.

361. DSR 1925/471: THLHL, cuttings, 820.2; Halifax Photos, J/800.

362. MiD, PLA Schedule VI, p.43, lease, 1 Jan 1808: EIDC 278, pp.72–87.

363. EIDC 278, pp.72–87.

364. EIDC 280, pp.57–8, 64, 79–81, 97–8; Bk F, pp.330–1, 341: MiD, PLA Schedule VI, p.43, lease 1 Oct 1812: RB.

365. London Journal, 1 Sept 1836: MiD, PLA Schedule VI, p.43, surrender, 24 May 1844: EWIDC 437, p.180.

366. EWIDC 438, pp.307–8; 441, p.100.

367. EWIDC 443, p.91.

368. ILN, 12 June 1858, p.596.

369. Report of the Poplar Hospital (for Accidents) and Dispensary, 1871, pp.5–6, 8.

370. Ibid, 1875.

371. Annual Report of Poplar Hospital for 1880 and 1881: DA 6342: MBW Mins, 1880, i, p.575.

372. THLHL, cuttings, 621.2.

373. EWIDC 462, p.425; 463, p.119: Annual Report...for1896.

374. Annual Report...for 1889 and 1890.

375. Sydney Holland, Lord Knutsford, In Black and White, 1926, pp. 133–6: DNB: Annual Report...for 1891: London Hospital, PH/A/2 (MS note by Sydney Holland).

376. LCC Mins, 1893, p. 1094.

377. DA 7294, 7322, 7342: Annual Report...for 1892 and 1893: B, 16 June 1894, p.468: RIBA Drawings Collection, X20/20.

378. 'History of the Poplar Hospital for Accidents', Thames Iron Works Gazette, vol.II, no.6, 31 March 1896, pp.68–71: Annual Report...for 1901.

379. Annual Report...for 1898: LCC Mins, 1896, p. 1004.

380. DA 8526–7: Annual Reports for 1899–1902.

381. RIBA Drawings Collection, X20/20.

382. Annual Report...for 1910: Poplar Hospital for Accidents, Appeal for Funds, 1910: EEN, 16 Dec 1910: Daily Telegraph, 24 Dec 1912.

383. EWIDC 447, pp.4–5, 18–26, 52, 56, 57, 68–9, 86, 396.

384. DA 10,601, 10,645: D. H. Lindsay, 'Poplar Hospital for Accidents', P.L.A. Monthly, May 1926, pp.251–3: EEN, 20 May 1927, p.5; 2 July 1948, p.3: ELA, 17 Dec 1927, p.3.

385. J.H. Estill, 'The Dockers' Hospital', Syren, 23 Jan 1935.

386. London Hospital, PH/D/2: plaque formerly in hospital: EEN, 2 July 1948, p.3.

387. GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 2022.

388. MiD, Abstracts of Title, 1 and 2 Dec 1813.

389. RB: OS 1867–70.

390. OS 1867–70.

391. GLRO Photographs, copy neg. 68/10650.

392. 12 & 13 Vic, c.76, local.

393. MDR 1874/1/407.

394. MDR 1864/23/1358: POD.

395. MDR 1874/1/347, 407: POD.

396. POD.

397. See MDR index subMcIntosh, David, and Abbott, John.

398. MDR 1869/8/1057; 1877/29/546.

399. TH 6119.

400. MDR 1864/23/1358; 1866/3/870; 1867/8/106: TH 4867A.

401. MDR 1868/12/348; 1878/3/63–9: POD.

402. TH 6119.

403. MDR 1877/29/546.

404. TH 7503.

405. POD: MDR sub McIntosh, David passim.

406. MDR 1864/23/1358; 1873/8/188.

407. MDR 1868/12/348.

408. TH 6120A.

409. TH 4867B.

410. Plans in MDR 1877/6/38 (Culloden Street, 1877); 1879/10/341–3 (Wyvis Street, 1879).

411. Horace Thorogood, East of Aldgate, 1935, pp.12–17.

412. DA 5953: POD: RIBAJ, 9 Nov 1935, p.39: MBW Mins, 1882, i, p.1087: LCC Mins, 1914, i, p.304.

413. GLRO Photographs, 4608c, 4610c, 4612c.

414. MDR 1874/1/348.

415. MDR sub Abbott, John.

416. DA 5953.

417. DA 6165: MDR 1880/26/1025; 1881/38/810.

418. DA 6251.

419. MDR 1881/34/427: POD.

420. MDR 1874/1/407: POD.

421. DA 6638: B, 1 Sept 1883, p.306.

422. DA 11,323: DSR 1934/532.

423. DA 6695: MDR 1885/18/779–82.

424. MBW Mins, 1882, i, p. 1087; ii, p.84: DA 6686.

425. MDR 1885/18/779: OS 1895: POD.

426. LCC Mins, 1911–13, sub Improvements, East India Dock Road.

427. THLHL, cuttings 223.13.

428. MDR 1878/19/712; 1880/14/539.

429. THLHL, cuttings, 223.13: B, 1 Nov 1879, p.1219.

430. ELO, 2 Oct 1880, p.7.

431. CC, file 57,464, pts 2/3.

432. CC, file 57,464, pts 1/2.

433. THLHL, All Hallows. East India Docks, Patronal Festival, 905, history of church (L.C. 223.13).

434. CC, file 57,464, pts 2/3.

435. B, 23 Oct 1880, p.515.

436. NMR, BL 11891: CC, file 57,464, pts 1/2.

437. OS 1895: THLHL, cuttings, 223.13: GLRO Photographs, 52/705: Council for the Care of Churches, engraving, nd.

438. RIBA Library, biog. file, Ewan Christian.

439. B, 23 Oct 1880, p.515: THLHL, cuttings, 223.13.

440. THLHL, All Hallows, East India Docks Monthly Paper, Feb, July 1892.

441. Council for the Care of Churches, photograph.

442. GL, MS 18,319/38: NMR, BL 11891: THLHL, All Hallows, East India Dock Road, Report, for 1887.

443. THLHL, All Hallows, East India Docks Monthly Paper, Aug 1889, June 1892; Report for 1892.

444. THLHL, cuttings, 223.13; All Hallows, East India Dock Road, Parish Magazine, Jan, July, Dec 1904: GL, MS 18,319/11.

445. B, 10 April 1914, p.440.

446. GL, MS 18,319/50,53.

447. Church Times, 9 Sept 1921; 26 Oct 1934.

448. CC, file 57,464, pts 3/4: THLHL, All Hallows, East India Docks, Patronal Festival, 905, history of church (L.C. 223.13).

449. BN, 30 Sept 1910, p.xvi: EEN, 4 April 1911, p.3: MiD, aerial photograph A4337/47.

450. ELA, 10 March 1950, p.1: PBC Mins, 1951–2, p.218.

451. EEN, 28 Oct 1955, p. 1.

452. MBW Mins, 1885, ii, p.632: DSR 1885/224: RIBA Library, Fellowship Nomination Papers, 1887, Z.King.

453. B, 25 July 1885, p.141.

454. GLRO, SNP 296.

455. DA 62: MDR 1866/1/440.

456. OS 1867–70: POD: GLRO, M93/71 (1 April 1856).

457. TH 1414, 1494.

458. RB: GLRO, M93/65, ff.124–5.

459. DSR 1848/68–9: POD: RB.

460. RB: POD: DA bk 4, 236: THLHL, photographs, Whiffin 578.

461. DA 643.

462. DSR 1853/20–3: MCS 282, no.762.

463. OS 1867–70.

464. THLHL, DA 1856–60, no.12 (2 June 1857): MBW Mins, 1857, p.447: RB.

465. MBW 8/9, 12 June, 3 July 1857, pp.225–6, 272, 349.

466. GLRO, GLC/MA/SC/2/243.

467. RB: DA 2509: BN, 11 Dec 1863, p.930: THLHL, photograph 033 (cutting from Royal London Aid Society annual report, 1977): IHG, Churches, C11, photograph LH 80/146.

468. DA 11,792.

469. POD.

470. DA 9811: DSR 1910/386.

471. POD: DA 6872: DSR 1911/189; 1935/115; 1935/435, 1126; 1937/175.

472. TH 1697.

473. TH 1692A: Horwood's map, 1807 edn: RB: POD.

474. MBW Mins, 1857, p.740: DA 1856–60, no.23; DA 833.

475. RB.

476. DA 1813, 1905: POD.

477. MDR 1827/8/30, 449.

478. RB.

479. AR/HB/605.

480. THLHL, photograph .033, c1935.

481. PRO, HO107/702.

482. MDR 1831/8/35.

483. TH 7293, 7933.

484. PRO, HO107/702.

485. TH 7293.

486. DSR 1914/156.

487. POD: ELA, 15 Aug 1975, p.29.

488. MDR 1824/9/364.

489. MDR 1825/9/675.

490. RB: GLRO, SNP 296.

491. MDR 1825/4/789.

492. AR/HB/605.

493. RB: THLHL, photograph .033, c1935.

494. Pop.807.

495. MDR 1824/11/502.

496. RB.

497. Pop.805.

498. POD.

499. DSR 1925/257.

500. DSR 1911/359; 1936/1280: DA 9880, 11,603.

501. PRO, E134/18 & 19 Eliz/Mich/11; 19 Eliz/Hil/4.

502. NMM, engraved map of northern Poplar by James Walker, December 1805.

503. John Hart's Works, Part 1, 1955, p.70, quoting from PRO, SP12/15, no.70.

504. Middlesex County Records (Old Series) 1549–1603, ed. J.C.Jeaffreson (1972 edn), vol.1, p.[16]: The diary of Henry Machyn...1550– 1563, ed. John Gough Nicholls, Camden Society, vol.XLII, 1848, p. 157: GLRO, Acc. 56.66/1.

505. John Hart's Works...,p.70.

506. GLRO, Acc. 56.66/2: PRO, C2/Eliz/N1/5.

507. GLRO, Acc. 79/40,41.

508. RB.

509. RB: MDR 1824/6/602: RCHME photographs, BB87/6164.

510. RB.

511. THLHL, Maps, no.1226.

512. POD: Information kindly supplied by Dr F.H.W. Sheppard.

513. GLRO, A/LSC/95: THLHL, photographs, Whiffin 190.

514. This account is based upon: GLRO, B/CGC/22, Commercial Gas Company, Minutes of Directors' Meetings, 28 July 1932–29 Sept 1938: VFB, 1935, No.86, ff.33–4: EEN, 5 April 1935, p.5: Copartnership Herald (of the Commercial Gas Company), vol. VI, no.63, May 1936, pp.66–8.

515. DA 6856: BN, 11 Sept 1885, p.xx.

516. EEN, 1 Jan 1892, p.[3].

517. Missions to Seamen, Report for 1892, pp.15–16; 1893, p.16: Endowed Charities (London), vol.1, 1897, p.346.

518. Missions to Seamen, Report for 1892, pp.15–16, 26.

519. Missions to Seamen, Report for 1893, p.16; 1894, p.16.

520. DSR 1893/131; 1894/46: DA 7365.

521. Missions to Seamen, Report for 1894, p.16.

522. BN, 6 Oct 1893, p.461.

523. Missions to Seamen, Report for 1895, p.38; The Church and the Sailor, vol.11, N.S., no.13, Jan 1913, p.68.

524. Missions to Seamen, Report for 1897, p. 16; 1898, p.35: DSR 1898/16.

525. Missions to Seamen, Report for 1898, p.35; DSR 1898/123.

526. Missions to Seamen, Report for 1903, p.50: DSR 1894/184; 1934/85.

527. Missions to Seamen, Report for 1931, p.19; 1932, pp.4, 27.

528. Copartnership Herald, Oct 1933, pp. 168–71: VFB, 1935, No.19, f.54v.

529. Information supplied by Witham Weld: ELA, 29 Dec 1967, p.4.

530. IOLR, Poplar deeds 2282.

531. BN, 31 May 1867, p.385; 4 Sept 1868, p.609: TH 5776, 3247.

532. POD.

533. Pop.1056, pp.31, 38, 213, 254, 298, 396, 459–60.

534. MDR 1853/18/466: PBC Mins, 1956, p.150: RB: POD: LCC Mins, 1958, p.328.

535. B, 4 Sept 1847, p.424: ILN, 16 Sept 1848, p. 176.

536. Trinity Methodist Mission, archive no.45, New Wesleyan Chapel, Poplar, Minute Bk, 26 Oct 1846: MDR 1830/3/538.

537. Trinity Methodist Mission, archive no.45, 26 Nov, 14 Dec 1846; 23 Feb, 23 March, 19 April, 25 May 1847.

538. RIBA Library, biog. file, James Wilson: B, 15 July 1848, p.347; 19 May 1849, p.238: Graves, op.cit.

539. Trinity Methodist Mission, archive no.45, 1, 14, 19 June, 19 Aug 1847.

540. Ibid, 19, 26 June 1847.

541. Ibid, 17 Jan, 25 Feb 1848.

542. ILN, 16 Sept 1848, p. 176.

543. THLHL, photographs, Whiffin 83.

544. Trinity Methodist Mission, archives, coloured engraving, nd.

545. MBO 20, ff. 159–61; MBO 70, case no. 299, f.687.

546. MBO 70, case no.299, ff.672, 676.

547. POD.

548. Trinity Methodist Mission, archive no.45, New Wesleyan Chapel, Poplar, Minute Bk, 4 Aug 1847: ILN, 16 Sept 1848, p. 176: THLHL, photographs, Whiffin 302.

549. ILN, 16 Sept 1848, p. 176.

550. Trinity Methodist Mission, archive no.45, New Wesleyan Chapel, Poplar, Minute Bk, 7 Jan, 25 Feb 1848: B, 12 Feb 1848, p.82.

551. MBO, case 299.

552. ILN, 16 Sept 1848, p.176.

553. DSR 1886/137: B, 22 May 1886, p.768: OS 1895.

554. EEN, 7 Oct 1910, p.1; 14 Oct 1910, p.1.

555. THLHL, illustrations 224.3.

556. Trinity Methodist Mission, plans Nov 1932: ELA, 16 July 1932, p.8: Methodist Recorder, 1 June 1933: EEN, 6 Oct 1933, p.3.

557. ELA, 4 June 1976, p.11.

558. Trinity Methodist Mission, archive no.78.

559. MCS 286, no.2879: DSR 1855/243–5: RB: GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1508.

560. OS 1867–70: RB: MBW Mins, 1872, i, pp.54, 71; 1873, i, pp. 726, 743: DSR 1874/157: GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1508, 1691.

561. RB: MDR 1830/3/538.

562. GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1508, 1961.

563. THLHL, cuttings 224.3.

564. MDR 1865/14/891.

565. MBO 33, case 2124, ff.398–410.

566. DSR 1854/534: MBO 34, case 2170, ff.98–106; MBO 83, case 916, ff. 234–54: TH 2695.

567. MDR 1865/14/891: United Methodist Free Churches' Magazine, vol.VII, Aug 1864, p.536; vol.VIII, Oct 1865, p.682.

568. BN, 2 Dec 1864, p.898.

569. BN, 3 March, 28 April 1865, pp.i, 310: B, 22, 29 April 1865, pp.288, 300.

570. BN, 8 Dec 1865, p.x: THLHL, cuttings 224.3.

571. ILN, 26 Sept 1868, p.297.

572. Ibid.

573. GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1508, 1961.

574. ILN, 26 Sept 1868, p.297.

575. TH 2695.

576. Lax of Poplar...by Himself, (1938 edn), pp.142–5: Trinity Methodist Mission, archive no.47, agreement, 1 May 1919: DA 10,400.

577. EEN, 22 June 1923.

578. GLC Mins, 1964–5, p.435.

579. GLC Mins, 1966, p.496.

580. GLC Mins, 1967, p.555; 1970, pp.61–2: ELA, 14 Aug 1970, p.23.

581. Pop.468, pp. 318–19.

582. Pop.misc.21, sub 4, 11, 24, 28 Sept 1850.

583. Pop.468, pp.329, 428–32; Pop.misc.21, pp. 1–2, 9–13.

584. GLRO, M93/69, pp.411–13: MDR 1853/2/473–4: Pop.468, pp.348–9.

585. Pop.misc.21, p.101.

586. Pop.misc.21, pp.2–3.

587. Pop.misc.21, pp. 56, 60, 84–5.

588. Pop.misc.21, pp.101–2, 134; Pop.488, insertion.

589. MBO 28, f.71.

590. RCHME photographs, BB87/10271: GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1868.

591. B, 24 July 1852, p.478: ILN, 24 July 1852, p.59.

592. B, 24 July 1852, p.478: OS 1870.

593. Pop.misc.21, pp.76–7.

594. MBO 28, f.74.

595. Pop.486, pp.48–50: B, 14 Aug 1886, pp.230–1.

596. Pop.483, pp.50, 86–90.

597. Pop.483, p.49.

598. Pop.483, p.77; Pop.misc.23, pp.391, 396, 398, 407.

599. Pop.misc.24, pp. 1, 3, 5, 7–8, 62; Pop.misc.25, pp. 11, 17, 19, 54–6, 58, 60–1, 86.

600. Pop.1133, pp.317, 324, 332, 347, 354, 359: PBC Mins, 1922–3, pp.52, 275, 345; 1923–4, pp.53, 81, 261.

601. Pop.1134, pp.320–1, 326; Pop.1135, pp.35–6, 41–2.

602. Pop.1133, pp.72–4; 1134, pp.109–11, 133.

603. Pop.1134, pp.270–1, 281–2, 287, 291–2, 327.

604. Pop.1134, pp.279, 352; Pop.1135, p. 101.

605. Pop.1135, pp.143, 212–14, 234: PBC Mins, 1932–3, pp.545, 615.

606. PBC Mins, 1934–5, p.239.

607. PBC Mins, 1931–2, pp.85–6.

608. PBC, Souvenir of the opening of the reconstructed Poplar Baths...20 January 1934.

609. Architect and Building News, 19 Jan 1934, pp.103–5.

610. EEN, 26 Jan 1934, p.5.

611. PBC, Souvenir of the opening....

612. PBC Mins, 1934–5, pp.213, 220, 229.

613. EEN, 27 May 1938, p.4.

614. PBC Mins, 1936–7, pp.122, 330, 359; 1937–8, p.246.

615. PBC Mins, 1937–8, p.226; 1940–1, p.94: Pop.1237, pp.23, 47.

616. POD: PBC Mins, 1940–1, p.119: EEN, 8 Oct 1948, p.2.

617. Pop.1305, pp.30–1, 36; Pop.1138, pp.68, 93; Pop.1139, p.197.

618. LBTH Amenities Committee, Director of Community Services Reports, 5.3, 16 July 1985, 2.1.2; 5.2, 6 Jan 1986, 2.3.2, 5.2; 18 March 1986, 2.1.2 (2).

619. PBC Mins, 1934–5, p.248; 1935–6, pp.7, 291; 1936–7, p.242; 1937–8, p.289.

620. Pop.1347, p.22; Pop.1348, p.26; Pop.1349, p.30; Pop.873, p.7.

621. PBC Mins, 1957–8, p.298; 1958–9, p.335.

622. PBC Mins, 1955–6, p.261: Pop. 1347, pp.106, 113; Pop.874, 1962/3 pp.107, 112; Pop.875, 1963/4, pp.13, 23, 29, 38, 47, 56: LBTH Baths Committee, Mins, 16 July 1968, p.3.

623. LBTH Mins, 17, 1980–1, p. 124: LBTH Amenities Committee, Director of Community Services Report, 9 Dec 1980, 1, pt ii(a) 2.2.

624. LBTH Mins, 18, 1981–2, pp.46–7: ELA, 21 April 1978, p.16.

625. LBTH Mins, 19, 1982–3, p.346; 20, 1983–4, p.134; Amenities Committee, Director of Community Services Report, 7.4, 22 May 1984, 2.1.2.

626. THLHL, Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee Papers, Jan-July 1987, Director of Community Services Report ID/44/87.

627. THLHL, Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee Papers, Sept 1987, Chief Executive's Report ID/539/88.

628. ELA, 19 Feb 1988, p.12.

629. BN, 27 Feb 1863, p. 168: ILN, 19 May 1866, p.493: THLHL, cutting from Illustrated Times: Gunnis, sub Wyon, E.W.

630. PRO, RAIL529/65, Mins, nos 9, 20, 28 (3, 31 May, 2 Aug 1865); /21, Mins, no. 472 (19 July 1866): British Rail, Stratford, Engineers' Drawings, Poplar Dock Roll, Drawings nos 434ff.: POD.

631. GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1961: THLHL, illustrations 033, postcard, 1909.

632. J.E. Connor, All Stations to Poplar, 2nd edn, 1985, p.8.

633. MiD. PLA Schedule IV, bundle 16.

634. RB: Horwood's map, edns of 1807, 1813: GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 634.

635. RB: MDR 1808/9/205; 1809/8/671: GLRO, Q/EV/41.

636. RB.

637. DSR 1911/369.

638. DA 1333, 1406: B, 24 Sept 1859, p.640.

639. MDR 1809/1/33; 1818/2/505.

640. MDR 1809/1/223.

641. MDR 1809/1/768.

642. MDR 1810/3/508.

643. MDR 1811/2/441; 1813/1/502: RB.

644. POD: RB: DA 545.

645. PRO. HO107/702.

646. GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 506.

647. MDR 1809/3/759; 1822/5/211.

648. GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 506: DA 2162: POD.

649. DA 9916. 9985.

650. EEN, 24 Dec 1912, p.4.

651. DSR 1914/54: LCC Mins, 1914, ii, p.266: DA 10,110: Souvenirs of the Poplar Pavilion [Oct 1914] in THLHL cuttings 794.2.

652. EEN. 3 Nov 1914, p.5.

653. DSR 1926/15: DA 10,686: B, 21 May 1926, p.846: Souvenir Programme of Opening, Oct 1926 in THLHL cuttings 794.2.

654. DSR 1927/263, 706; 1928/310: Poplar Pavilion Gazette in THLHL cuttings 794.2.

655. THLHL, cuttings 794.2.

656. ELA, 26 June 1953, p.9.

657. POD.

658. MDR 1818/5/144; 1822/5/211.

659. DSR 1913/228: GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1597, 1783.

660. POD: TH 1365.

661. DA 9865.

662. DA 10,604: DSR 1923/576.

663. ELA, 14 Jan 1972, p.6.

664. MDR 1819/8/247–8.

665. MDR 1831/1/702–3, 706.

666. DA 180.

667. RB.

668. Horwood's map, 1813 edn: RB.

669. ELO, 31 March 1934, p 6: EEN, 29 March 1934, p.5.

670. PBC Mins, 1935–6, p.252.

671. PBC Mins, 1935–6, pp.370, 397.

672. GLRO, GLC/AR/BR/19/2912.

673. PBC Mins, 1937–8, pp.128, 226, 229, 258, 292.

674. PBC Mins, 1937–8, p.274; 1938–9, p.421; 1939–40, pp.3, 11, 56, 75.

675. PBC Mins, 1939–40, p.48; 1940–1, p.94.

676. PBC Mins, 1937–8, p.279.

677. PBC Mins, 1939–40, pp.45, 54.

678. London Electricity Board, Annual Report and Accounts, 1963–4, pp.9, 12, 1965–6, p. 15; 1971–2, p.11: ELA, 17 March 1972, p.12: POD.

679. RB.

680. GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1560: TH 8386, outline drawing for new electricity showrooms.

681. RB: Horwood's map, 1819 edn: MBW Mins, 1873, i, pp.648, 705: GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1560.

682. RB: MDR 1817/5/809, 1825/4/423.

683. RB: Horwood's map, 1819 edn.

684. MDR 1814/1/717: Horwood's map, 1819 edn: RB: DSR 1938/1025.

685. RB: DSR 1921/557.

686. DSR 1913/191–2: DA 10,042.

CHAPTER VII (pp.171–199)

Between Poplar High Street and East India Dock Road, and All Saints' Church

1. PRO, MPB 31: Gascoyne: Rocque's map,'...London...and...Ten Miles round...', 1741–5.

2. Thomas Milne's Land Use Map of London & Environs in 1800, LTS, Nos 118, 119, 1975–6.

3. MDR 1812/5/727–37.

4. OS 1867, 1919.

5. Pop. 465A, pp. 140–1.

6. TH 1738A.

7. POD.

8. VFB, 1935, No.15, ff.34–5, 42–53.

9. MBW Mins, 1857, p.494: Pop.776, pp.318–19: OS 1870.

10. GLRO, MBW 495/82, 87: DA 6048.

11. MDR 1808/5/174–7, 673–4; 1808/6/201–2, 559, 673–4, 789–90; 1809/5/174–7; 1810/6/429.

12. The A to Z of Regency London, LTS, no. 131, 1985, p.29.

13. Pop.458, p.341.

14. RB.

15. Booth, B346, p.79.

16. Alexander Rottman, London Catholic Churches, 1926, p.176.

17. ELA, 23 July 1982, p.43; 24 June 1983, p.2.

18. PRO, ED21/11883, 35113.

19. ILEA Education Committee Mins, 1971–2, pp. 206, 495; 1975–6, pp.220, 314.

20. Pop.1134, pp.291, 320–1.

21. PBC Mins, 1928–9, pp.418, 464; 1929–30, pp.232, 371; 1930–1, p.403.

22. Pop.1149, pp. 155–7.

23. PBC Mins, 1928–9, p. 464: City and East London Observer, 9 May 1931, p.5.

24. PBC Mins, 1930–1, pp.292, 303, 414; 1932–3, p.620.

25. PBC Mins, 1932–3, p.620; 1933–4, p.265; 1934–5, p.248; 1935–6, p.291; 1936–7, p.242.

26. Pop.1347, p.22; Pop.1348, p.26; Pop.1349, p.30; Pop.873, p.7.

27. Pop.873, 1959–60, pp.72–3, 85; 1960–1, pp.68, 74.

28. TH 3837.

29. RB.

30. GL, MS 9,580/3.

31. Trinity Methodist Mission, MS 45, 12 Sept, 1 Dec 1848.

32. LCC Mins, 1906, i, p. 1597; ii, pp.906, 1596–8.

33. LCC Mins, 1907, ii, p.1100.

34. E.M.Page, 'No Green Pastures, 1: When I was a Child', East London Papers, vol.IX, 1966, p.39.

35. GLRO, M93/45, p.438.

36. PRO, PROB11/2159, ff.237–40.

37. POD.

38. MDR 1853/11/237–44.

39. DSR 1853/164–7, 343–6; 1854/274–7.

40. MDR 1853/6/229; 1853/14/98; 1854/11/250; 1855/6/15.

41. MDR 1853–57.

42. MDR 1854/11/250: TH 5221A.

43. 1861, 1881 censuses: PRO, IR58/84598/3303: EEN, 18 Nov 1932.

44. MDR 1801/4/116; 1808/3/510: GLRO, M93/47, pp.38–9; M93/54, pp.118–19.

45. Pop.784, pp.72–5; Pop.790, p.45.

46. Pop.753–5: 1861 census.

47. Pop.790, pp.45–6.

48. A to Z of Regency London, p.29: 1861 census.

49. Pop.789, pp. 483–4; Pop.790, pp.79–85.

50. Pop.750–752.

51. Pop.778, pp.272, 294, 352, 357, 382–3: PDBW Annual Report for 1878–9, pp.27–8.

52. Pop.779, pp.12–13; Pop.784, pp.75, 91–2, 102; Pop.790, pp.95, 165.

53. Pop.790, pp.329, 344, 404: PDBW Annual Report for 1886–7, p.24.

54. Pop.796, pp. 189–90, 427, 474: DA 7110.

55. Pop.800, pp.79, 431, 508; Pop.801, pp.59–60, 200: DSR 1894/86–7, 136–8; 1898/40–51, 104–14, 139–50, 255–69, 292–7, 342–7; 1899/82–3: DA 7463, 7543, 8155, 8226, 8307, 8322–3, 8382, 8418: LCC Mins, 1898, pp.1060, 1205, 1321, 1498.

56. GLRO, M93/59, pp.3–4.

57. GLRO, M93/69, pp.277–83, 287–91.

58. GLRO, M93/69, pp.411–13.

59. MDR 1851/8/436.

60. Pop.781, pp.23–4.

61. MDR 1852/13/846–9; 1853/4/171–3; 1853/11/226–7, 230–5; 1853/12/28; 1854/3/700–4; 1854/5/832–6; 1854/7/705–7; 1854/8/373–5; 1867/4/708: TH 7023.

62. TH 6903.

63. RB: PRO, IR58/94600/3530.

64. MDR 1853/2/1040.

65. MDR 1853/4/170.

66. PRO, IR58/94604/3932–55.

67. MDR 1854/8/381–4; 1855/9/151; 1856/4/1001; 1856/6/175.

68. MDR 1854/7/698–703.

69. VFB, No. 142, ff.18, 30: GLRO, AR/TP/P41/65.

70. LCC Mins, 1961, p.31.

71. LCC Mins, 1949, p.44.

72. GLRO, LCC/MIN/7302–7306; GLC/MA/SC/03/364.

73. LCC Mins, 1954, pp.461–2: GLRO, GLC/MA/SC/03/364.

74. LCC Mins, 1954, pp.461–2.

75. LCC Mins, 1957, pp.86–7.

76. PBC Mins, 1957–8, pp.26, 154.

77. LCC Mins, 1958, pp.722–3; 1960, p.286.

78. LCC Mins, 1959, pp.35–6.

79. LCC Mins, 1964–5, p.1160: GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins, 1964–5, p.41.

80. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins, 1971, p.754; 1972, pp.18, 224; GLC Housing Plans, S.25; Housing Development Committee Mins, 1975, p.85: GLC, Housing Service Handbook, Part II, 1974, p.87.

81. Pop.459, 13 Sept 1815.

82. Pop.459, 13 March 1816: EIDC 281, pp.297–302.

83. IOLR, East India Company MSS, B/162, pp.732, 758, 988, 1028.

84. EIDC 281, p.301.

85. Pop.459, 25 March, 17 May 1817: 57 Geo III, c.34.

86. Thomas E.Scott, An Account of All Saints' Church, Poplar, in the Diocese of London. 1823–1923, 1923, p.7: WIDC 338, pp.190–1, 226–7, 240–2, 277–8, 289–90: LPL, Howley 34, f.152.

87. MDR 1820/1/172; 1821/6/232.

88. GLRO, M93/59, pp. 1–4.

89. MDR 1791/2/5.

90. M.H.Port, Six Hundred New Churches, 1961, p.26.

91. CC, file 16,034, pts 1/2, 2/3, 3/4.

92. The Times, 7 April 1820, p.1a: LPL, Howley 34, f.189.

93. EIDC 283, pp. 165–6: WIDC 343, pp.182, 235, 307–8.

94. LPL, Howley 34, ff. 183–6, 191–8, 207–8: WIDC 343, pp.160, 181–2, 270, 358–9.

95. Colvin: Royal Academy Exhibition Catalogue, 1821, nos 958, 1071: RIBA Library, Goodhart Rendell, Church Index.

96. LPL, Howley 34, f.189: EIDC 283, pp.231–3: WIDC 344, pp.228, 286, 461.

97. The Times, 20 Dec 1820, p.1a: W.H.Partiss, A Short History of All Saints', Poplar, 1907, pp.7–8: WIDC 344, p.440.

98. WIDC 344, pp.496, 504; 345, pp.15, 26, 31, 52; 350, p. 150.

99. 'Contract for building and erecting the Parish Church of All Saints Poplar...': WIDC 338, pp.317, 354–5, 379; 346, pp.348, 305–6: Pop.463, pp.28, 30–1, 65; Pop.482, pp.469–70.

100. The Times, 12 Oct 1821, p.1a: WIDC 338, pp.406, 411; 343, p.44; 344, pp.159, 329; 349, p.337.

101. WIDC 353, pp.36–7: TH 8360, Mich. 1824, no.8.

102. CC, file 16,034, pt 3/4: Pop.484, pp.290–4: 3 Edw VII, c.16.

103. J.Britton and A.Pugin, Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London, vol.II, 1828, p.202: Gentleman's Magazine, June 1831, p.490.

104. LPL, Howley 34, f.189.

105. PRO, HO129/24/25, f.61.

106. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, 4 June 1825, p.354.

107. The London Gazette, 1860, vol.1, p.1214.

108. Mark A.Hodson, All Saints, Poplar. September 7th 1940–May 10th 1941, 1944, p.5: All Saints', Poplar, Parish Magazine, December 1940: Pop. 1143, pp.72, 103.

109. PBC Mins, 1955–6, p.158.

110. Pop.463, pp.125–7, 131.

111. Pop.463, p.13: Poplar Pool, Sept 1955, p.7; Oct 1981, p.7; Oct 1988, pp. 14–15; Dec 1988, pp.14–15.

112. Partiss, op.cit., pp.16–17.

113. Pop.475, pp.117–18, 131, 137–8, 186–7, 205, 216, 262, 287: GL, MS 18,319/88: Charles Mackeson, A Guide to the Churches of London and its Suburbs For 1889, 1889, p.13: Scott, op.cit., p.18.

114. Pop.475, pp.382, 387, 431–2, 454, 456.

115. Brasenose College Register 1509–1909, vol.1, Oxford Historical Soc., vol. LV, 1909, p.652.

116. Scott, op.cit., p.18: Poplar Pool, March 1988, pp. 18–19.

117. C.P.S.Clarke, Bishop Chandler. A Memoir, 1940, p.27.

118. Scott, op.cit., pp.26–7: PRO, HO129/24/25, f.61: R.MudieSmith, The Religious Life of London, 1904, pp.45, 286.

119. Mirror of Literature..., 4 June 1825, p.354: CC, file 16,034, pt 5/6.

120. THLHL, Churchwardens' Minute Book, All Saints' Poplar, 1901– 44, p.11.

121. CC, file 16,034, pt 7: EEN, 5 Nov 1937, p.5: All Saints', Poplar, Parish Magazine, Aug 1938.

122. CC, file 16,034, pt 5/6.

123. Hodson, op.cit., pp.3–11: Eric James, Fire Over Poplar, A Lecture in Memory of Bishop Mark Hodson, 1987, p.8: Poplar Pool, Oct 1940, June 1941.

124. The Times, 4 Dec 1952, p.10e.

125. B, 2 April 1954, p.583: Poplar Pool, Nov 1953, pp.6–7, 9–10; Jan 1954, p.7; Feb 1954, pp.9–10; March 1954, pp.8, 15; June 1970, pp.2–3; Sept 1971, p.3.

126. Poplar Pool, Oct 1981, p.7; Advent 1982, p.13; April 1983, p.1; Feb 1984, pp.1, 17; Oct–Nov 1984, p.2.

127. Poplar Pool, Feb–March 1986, pp.17–19; Jan 1987, pp.9, 12; April 1988, pp.12–13; May 1988, p.14.

128. Pop.461, unpaginated.

129. Pop.490, pp.70, 72.

130. Scott, op.cit., pp.26–7.

131. Pop.475, p.382.

132. Pop.475, pp.12–13, 22–5.

133. Pop.481, p.295: Mrs Basil Holmes, The London Burial Grounds, 1896, p.302: All Saints', Poplar, Parish Magazine, Aug 1905, p.2; Aug 1906, pp. 1–2.

134. PBC Mins, 1938–9, p.62: Hodson, op.cit., p.5.

135. Scott, op.cit., pp.7–8: LPL, Howley 34, ff.189, 211.

136. Pop.490, pp.7–11: 'Contract for building and erecting the parish Church of All Saints Poplar...'.

137. Pop.481, pp.265–6: DA 6756.

138. Partiss, op.cit., p.3: VFB, No.97, ff.50–1.

139. David Sheppard, Built as a City, 1974, p.63: RB.

140. Hodson, op.cit., p.4: Poplar Pool, July–Aug 1985, p.12: CC, file 16,034, pts 5/6, 6/7.

141. Pop.484, pp.100–1, 161–2: Partiss, op.cit., pp.3–4: Clarke, op.cit., p.48.

142. Pop.490, pp.22, 34.

143. GLRO, MBW 2480, Poplar 10.

144. MDR 1791/2/5.

145. MDR 1766/4/228–9; 1766/5/143.

146. CC, file 16,034, pt 2/3.

147. RB: Pop.503, f.55.

148. RB: DSR 1852/170–2.

149. POD.

150. PRO, RAIL 529/72, mins 5,021, 5,072.

151. POD: THLHL, 653.2, Souvenir of the Opening of "The British Empire".

152. PRO, RAIL 529/34, mins 9,223: POD: DSR 1934/1172.

153. POD: PRO, IR58/84601/3631–8.

154. CC, file 16,034, pt 1/2.

155. CC, file 16,034, pt 3/4.

156. PRO, IR58/84601/3652–60.

157. MDR 1864/7/268: Pop.505, unfol.

158. 1881 census.

159. PRO, IR58/84601/3658.

160. DA 11,651: PBC Mins, 1936–7, pp.341, 347: PBC uncatalogued plans 'Bazely Street area': DSR 1938/37.

161. Clarke, op.cit., p.23.

162. GLRO, AR/TP/P41/65.

163. Pop.490, p.34.

164. The Statutes at Large, vol.12, 1774–6, 1776, p.175.

165. Pop.458, pp.679–80, 721; Pop.460, pp.266, 382: TH 8360, Lady Day 1823.

166. Pop.460, pp.458, 464.

167. Pop.460, p.724.

168. Pop.460, pp.720, 724; Pop.490, pp. 168–9, 204.

169. Pop.460, pp.472–3, 760, 798, 828; Pop.490, pp.211–12, 231–2.

170. GLRO, Photographs, Whiffin 1677.

171. Pop. 462, pp.59, 65–6; Pop.466, pp.483–5.

172. Pop.476, p.50.

173. Pop.475, pp.29–31: MBW Mins, 1866, p.339.

174. MBW Mins, 1866, pp.339, 454.

175. The Times, 16 May 1866, p.12e: GLRO, MBW 909, p.450.

176. GLRO, MBW 909, p.450; MBW 910, p.310.

177. GLRO, MBW 912, pp.45, 155.

178. GLRO, Photographs, Whiffin 1677.

179. A Record of the New Town Hall and Parochial Offices in the parish of All Saints, Poplar..., 1870: Pop.476, pp.12, 60, 118, 135.

180. Pop.783, pp.89–90, 126.

181. Pop.476, pp.50, 61, 71, 111, 159; Pop.475, pp.174–6, 184–5, 204.

182. Pop.476, p.125.

183. A Record of the New Town Hall...: Pop.476, pp.111–12, 125, 152–3: B, 19 Feb 1870, p.149.

184. Pop.476, pp.239, 296–7, 409.

185. Pop.476, pp.411–14.

186. Pop.476, p.410.

187. Companion to the Almanac...for 1873, p.178: Alfred Simmons, The History of the Parish of All Saints, Poplar, 1870, p.20.

188. Simmons, op.cit., p.21.

189. ILN, 24 Feb 1872, p.192.

190. ELO, 27 May 1871, p.5.

191. LCC Mins, 1889, p.552: Pop.482, pp.543–5.

192. Pop.485, pp.5, 44–5, 47, 49, 94–5; Pop.488, enclosure.

193. PBC Mins, 1921–2, p. 184.

194. Pop.486, pp.164, 169–71, 186–7: LCC/MIN/10878, sub Poplar Town Hall, 25 April 1895.

195. Pop.486, pp.214–17, 262–3, 329; Pop.487, pp.18, 23, 43–4, 47–51,137, 145.

196. Pop.487, pp. 118–19; Pop.488, enclosure.

197. PBC Annual Report, 1900–1, p.30.

198. PBC Mins, 1937–8, p.271.

199. PBC Mins, 1938–9, pp.71, 97, 292: Pop.1264, p.152.

200. Hodson, op.cit., p.3: PBC Mins, 1940–1, pp.52, 63.

201. TH 8360/144/9.

202. MBO 67, ff.335–42.

203. LPL, Visitation Papers, Fulham Papers, Tait 441, f.486.

204. Charity Commissioners Reports, Endowed Charities (County of London), vol.1, 1897, p.332.

205. Pop. 475, pp. 174–6, 184–5, 204; Pop.476, pp.111, 159: Endowed Charities..., vol.1, p.330.

206. Pop.476, p.239: PRO, ED3/23, 1.

207. PRO, ED3/23, 1.

208. PRO, ED21/11839, letter 8 March 1894.

209. LCC Education Committee Mins, Sept–Dec 1904, p.1231; July– Oct 1906, pp.335, 3008, 3195; July–Dec 1909, pp.2722–3.

210. EEN, 4 Nov 1910, p.1.

211. EEN, 4 Nov 1910, p.1: BN, 7 July 1911, p.13: ELA, 8 July 1911, p.5.

212. BN, 7 July 1911, p.13.

213. Hodson, op.cit., p.3.

214. GLRO, AR/TP/P41/65: PBC Mins, 1961–2, pp.55, 68–9.

215. Pop.490, pp.5, 7–11, 22.

216. Colvin.

217. Gentleman's Magazine, 1853, pt 1, p.675: CLRO, P.A.R. Book 12, pp.193, 203.

218. Pop.457, ff.10, 21–2, 39–40, 63–4, 71; 458, pp.31–9, 58–9, 73–117: EIDC 280, pp.347–51, 359–62.

219. Pop.458, p.521.

220. Ibid.

221. The Times, 9 June 1823, p.3c: CC, file 16,034, pt 1/2.

222. RB.

223. MDR 1828/8/437.

224. GLRO, Stepney Portfolio F.25, Schnebellie's sketch of All Saints' in 1827.

225. Pop.781, p.235.

226. CC, file 16,034, pt 1/2.

227. 1851 census.

228. POD: PBC Mins, 1924–5, pp.131, 183–4; 1930–1, p.34.

229. MDR 1834/6/757–8.

230. DA 7862: POD: VFB, 1935, No.8, f.13.

231. DA 2290, 2366.

232. MDR 1879/5/515: POD.

233. Sheppard, op.cit., p.63.

234. Information kindly supplied by the Rev. Mother Frances Anne of the Community of St Denys and by Sister Judith of the Charity of St Vincent de Paul.

235. MDR 1827/10/599–600: GLRO, MR/LV/30, ff.177–80.

236. OS 1895, 1937: DSR 1899/20: DA 8355.

237. TH 5745, 6834.

238. RB: PRO, IR58/84602/3709.

239. MDR 1830/6/559.

240. MoHR, 1934, p.55: Poplar (Surrey Place West) Housing Confirmation Order, 1934, 18 April 1934: OS 1937.

241. PRO, PROB11/288, ff.14v–15r.

242. GLRO, P93/DUN 266/St Dunstan's Stepney, marriage register 1631–86, f.84r: Hertfordshire RO, D/P 9/1/1, p.79.

243. GLRO, M93/14, p.23.

244. Ibid.

245. SPAB, file on Esther Dawes [sic] Almshouses, Bow Lane, letter of G.N.Kent, 14 Dec 1933.

246. PRO, PROB11/437, ff.244r–7v.

247. Pop.455, p. 110.

248. Endowed Charities..., vol.1, pp.323–4.

249. Pop.465, f.187v; Pop.499, pp.199, 201–2; Pop.473, p.50.

250. Pop.777, pp.302, 315.

251. GLRO, A/LSC/95.

252. SPAB, file, letter of J.E.M.Macgregor, 8 Jan 1933.

253. SPAB, letters of G.N.Kent, 11 and 14 Dec 1933: PBC Mins, 1936–7, p.351.

254. SPAB, file, letters of J.E.M.Macgregor, 8 and 15 Jan 1933: AR/HB/5248, memorandum 9 Sept 1937.

255. Charity Commission, 'In the Matter of the Charity of Hester [sic] Hawes, in the Town of Poplar...', 1 Dec 1936: THLHL, 370.2P, Meetings of trustees of the charity, 24 Nov 1936, 9 June, 16 Nov 1937, 20 May, 11 Oct 1938.

256. PBC Mins, 1938–9, pp.351, 368–9; 1939–40, p.27: AR/HB/5311 'War damage reports, Tower Hamlets', report 29 Aug 1944; /5248, report 3 Dec 1945.

257. AR/HB/5248, report 3 Dec 1945, letters, Poplar Town Clerk 11 Aug 1949, J.H.Farrar 24 Aug 1949, 14 March 1950.

258. AR/HB/5248, letter J.H.Farrar 24 Aug 1949; report 20 Jan 1953.

259. AR/HB/5248, notes by K.Mills, May and 24 June 1953.

260. GLRO, M93/49, pp.66–78.

261. Horwood's map, 1807 edn.

262. MDR 1812/7/220.

263. EIDC 278, pp.165, 201.

264. EIDC 278, pp.193, 196, 214–15: The Times, 25 Feb 1807, p.4a.

265. EIDC 278, p.429: The Times, 14 April 1808, p.4d.

266. EIDC 278–80, passim.

267. MDR 1808/9/1015; 1809/5/119; 1809/6/472–3; 1809/9/1016; 1811/7/805–6; 1814/4/654; 1819/3/548; 1820/8/86; 1822/2/655; 1822/3/120; 1822/7/176; 1822/8/546; 1824/1/781–2.

268. EIDC 279, pp.125, 263, 280, 288; 280, pp.55, 82–5, 185–6, 200–1; 281, pp.338–9, 389–90: MDR 1808/9/202; 1810/9/955; 1811/1/548; 1812/3/381; 1812/5/268; 1813/4/51–2, 487; 1814/5/558; 1815/8/240; 1816/6/276–7; 1818/2/6; 1822/10/628; 1826/3/595; 1826/6/342.

269. MDR 1808/7/759: EIDC 278, pp.210, 214–15, 311, 327, 330; 279, pp.59, 446; 280, pp.69, 209.

270. Pop.503, ff.75–8: RB.

271. RB.

272. The London Gazette, 1816, p.951.

273. MDR 1808–1811: TH 3736: EIDC 278, pp.193, 214–15, 260, 341; 279, pp.24, 29, 194, 250–1; 280, pp.41, 163, 229–30.

274. MDR 1811/9/398, 600; 1812/3/443; 1812/5/259: LCC/MIN/7371/63.

275. MDR 1808/9/862; 1809/1/63, 213; 1809/2/290–1; 1809/3/133, 391; 1810/1/512; 1810/9/644; 1813/4/368.

276. EIDC 279, p.283; 280, pp.7–8.

277. EIDC 282, pp.153–5.

278. MDR 1810–22.

279. EIDC 280, pp.238–40; 284, pp.3, 30.

280. MDR 1823/10/91, 681: EIDC 284, pp.30–1, 33–4, 36–7.

281. MDR 1824/7/16, 51; 1825/9/547; 1826/11/237; 1827/2/509.

282. MDR 1807/2/651; 1809/8/177.

283. MDR 1807/6/37; 1818/2/505: 1851, 1861 censuses.

284. MDR 1817/4/126–7: RB.

285. Pop.503, ff.87–9: MDR 1811/4/389.

286. MDR 1811/4/389: LCC/MIN/7370/44; LCC/MIN/7371/63: 1851 census.

287. MDR 1808/8/592; 1811/8/744.

288. MDR 1811/8/744; 1811/9/131; 1812/1/569.

289. MDR 1809/5/245; 1821/7/75–6, 814: RB.

290. MDR 1807/5/272: Pop.794, p.364.

291. 1851 census.

292. GLRO, M93/42, pp.189–91; M93/50, pp.326–8.

293. MDR 1884/2/135.

294. MDR 1821/6/276–7.

295. MDR 1810/9/94; 1811/4/209: GLRO, M93/56, pp.77–80, 109–12.

296. LCC, The Housing Question in London, 1900, p.156.

297. MDR 1819/7/469, 625; 1822/8/732.

298. GLRO, M93/60, pp.60–1, 143–4; M93/61, pp.59–62; M93/79, pp.570–1.

299. MDR 1809/8/749; 1820/1/529; 1824/8/443; 1826/1/488; 1826/16/257: GLRO, M93/56, pp.70–1, 99–101.

300. 1841 census.

301. MDR 1807–14.

302. The London Gazette, 1812, p.327.

303. MDR 1809/1/63, 213; 1809/3/133, 391; 1810/1/512; 1810/2/216, 448; 1810/3/177, 782; 1810/4/67; 1811/1/620; 1811/4/186: The London Gazette, 1810, p.780.

304. Pop.503, ff. 75–97.

305. DSR 1877/164–5, 174; 1884/140–1, 191, 203–5; 1886/63–4, 143.

306. Booth, B27, B30.

307. Pop.773, pp.280–1; Pop.774, pp.49, 74, 92–3; Pop.777, pp.26, 38, 81, 234, 288, 331, 348, 378; Pop.1053, pp.20, 32, 53–4, 130; Pop.1054, pp.82, 203: PDBW Annual Report, 1859–60, p.43.

308. Pop.782, p.495; Pop.785, p.125: PDBW Annual Report, 1859–60, pp.37, 43: GLRO, MBW 1637/16, 265–73; 1653/106–11, 122– 7, 137–8, 141–2: MBW Mins, 1872, ii, pp.387–8; 1873, i, pp.477, 480; 1874, ii, pp.259, 315, 318; 1875, i, pp.446, 449, 599–600.

309. PDBW Annual Report, 1875–6, pp.22–8: MBW Mins, 1876, i, pp.415–17: LCC, Housing Question. . ., pp.154–7.

310. ELO, 8 March 1879, p.5: LCC, Housing Question. . ., p.155.

311. GLRO, MBW 1427, pp.2–3.

312. GLRO, MBW 1838/14: MBW Mins, 1878, i, p.414.

313. LCC, Housing Question. . ., pp. 112–213, 236–8.

314. MBW Report. . . For the Year 1885, p.98.

315. MBW Report. . .For the Year 1885, p.113: PDBW Annual Report, 1878–9, pp.26–7; 1880–1, p.27; 1883–4, p.56.

316. MBW Report. . .For the Year 1886, p.16: PDBW Annual Report, 1885–6, p.29; 1886–7, pp.24–5, 28.

317. PDBW Annual Report, 1886–7, pp.24–5; 1894–5, p.105: DSR 1886/109–19.

318. EEN, 21 July 1893, p.2: PDBW Annual Report, 1897–8, p.157.

319. PDBW Annual Report, 1894–5, pp.105–6; 1895–6, p.274; 1896–7, p.177.

320. Booth, B27, B30: ELA, 20 Nov 1915, p.2: EEN, 16 Nov 1915, p.8; 29 April 1939, p.8; 5 May 1939, p.1; 26 May 1939, p.8.

321. ELA, 18 Jan 1963, p.21; 25 Jan 1963, p.1; 15 Feb 1963, p.1: Poplar Pool, Oct 1962–Dec 1964: PBC Mins, 1954–5, p.196; 1956–7, p.153; 1959–60, p.45; 1962–3, pp.95, 232; 1963–4, p.282; 1964–5, p.86: LBTH Mins, 1965–6, p.671: GLC Mins, 1964–5, p.346: GLRO, GLC/MA/SC/4/96.

322. MDR 1808/4/575; 1814/1/716–17.

323. Pop.794, pp.363–4: LCC/MIN/7370/44.

324. MBW Mins, 1874, ii, p.318: Pop. 1077, f.189.

325. LCC/MIN/7398/44; /MIN/7408: LCC Housing of the Working Classes in London, 1913, pp.231–2.

326. LCC/MIN/7388/44.

327. GLRO, GLC/AR/BR/19/2296.

328. THLHL, 794.2 Sale particulars, 10 Nov 1954.

329. LCC/MIN/7381/63.

330. LCC Mins, 1902, p.103.

331. LCC/MIN/7371/63; LCC/MIN/7381/63.

332. LCC/MIN/7405: MoHR, 1903–4, pp.127–8: LCC Housing of the Working Classes. . ., p.148.

333. PBC Annual Report 1907–8: Borough Surveyor's Report, p.38: LCC Housing of the Working Classes. . ., p.55.

334. LCC Mins, 1921, ii, p.440.

335. LCC Mins, 1922, i, p.629; Services and Staff On 1st April 1923, p.51.

336. POD.

337. MiD, Vaughan portfolio II, 'Plan of the East India Docks' [1804].

338. POD: OS 1867.

339. Pop.1068, p.24.

340. Pop.794, pp.204–5, 238–44.

341. Pop.796, p.128.

342. LCC Mins, 1892–4.

343. LCC/MIN/7601.

344. DSR 1896/211: 1851 census.

345. POD: DSR 1886/36, 1927/80.

346. James J.Ellis, A Short History of Cotton Street Baptist Chapel, Poplar, c1902, pp.9, 11, 13.

347. MDR 1865/3/719.

348. Ellis, op.cit., pp.13, 15, 17.

349. Ibid, p.15.

350. Ibid, pp.27, 29: Joseph Ivimey, A History of the English Baptists, [IV], 1830, p.411.

351. PRO, HO129/24/25, f.69.

352. MDR 1865/3/719.

353. Mudie–Smith, op.cit., p.46.

354. ELA, 30 May 1914, p.5.

355. EEN, 28 April 1893, p.3.

356. EEN, 26 May 1914, p.1; 16 Oct 1914, p.4: THLHL, Photographs, Whiffin 328.

357. GLRO, AR/TP/P41/65: VFB, No.142, f.32.

358. Ellis, op.cit., p.13.

359. MDR 1808/9/201; 1827/2/61.

360. EIDC 280, ff.185–6: MDR 1826/3/595.

361. GL, MS 9,580/4, unfol.

362. MBO 19, f.179.

363. MDR 1827/2/62.

364. NMM, GRN/10, 27 June 1838: MBO 19, ff. 177–9; MBO/DS/C6, 1847, no.182.

365. MBO 20, ff.22–30; 71, ff. 105–22.

366. Endowed Charities. . ., vol.1, pp. 349–50.

367. PRO, ED3/23, 6: LCC, London Statistics 1903–4, p.17.

368. Endowed Charities. . .,vol.1, pp.331, 351.

369. PRO, ED21/11839, All Saints' Bow Lane CE School: LCC Education Committee Mins, Sept–Dec 1904, p.1231; Jan–June 1905, p.2138; July–Oct 1906, pp.3008, 3195.

370. LCC Education Committee Mins, July–Dec 1908, p.3191.

371. POD.

372. PBC Mins, 1954–5, pp.79–80.

373. EIDC 280, ff.263–4, 313–16.

374. MDR 1828/5/33.

375. The Times, 26 May 1820, p.1a.

376. LPL, Visitation Papers, Fulham Papers, Tait 441, f.486.

377. PRO, ED3/23, 4.

378. Endowed Charities. . ., vol.1, p.331: EIDC 280, ff.313–14.

379. IOR, B/160, pp.790–1, 1019, 1049.

380. EIDC 281, pp.167, 221, 234.

381. PRO, ED4/94.

382. MDR 1828/5/32: PP 1819 (224), X.B, Second Report of the Commissioners. . . Concerning Charities in England, for the Education of the Poor, 5 July 1819, p.119.

383. WIDC 332, p.280: EIDC 281, p.114: IOR, B/160, pp.790–1.

384. PP 1819 (224), X.B, Second Report of the Commissioners . . .Concerning Charities in England, for the Education of the Poor, 5 July 1819, pp. 119–20.

385. PRO, ED4/94.

386. SBL Mins, v, pp.505, 1030; VI, pp.1204, 1425; VII, p.1256; VIII, p.619: PRO, ED21/11884.

387. DA 6997.

388. SBL Mins, XXIII, pp. 416–17; XXV, p.599; XXVI, pp.128, 239, 859, 1033; XXVIII, p.341; XXXII, p.241; XXXIV, p.231: PRO, ED21/11884.

389. SBL Mins, XXXVI, p.316; L, p.478; LI, p.1185; LIII, p.511; LVII, pp.218, 292: BN, 7 July 1899, p.xix; 27 June 1902, p.xviii.

390. LCC Mins, 1908, ii, pp.28, 77, 101; 1909, i, pp.857–8, 1569; 1909, ii, p.231; 1910, ii, p.105: BN, 2 July 1909, p.xvi.

391. LCC Mins, 1912, ii, pp.963–4, 1211, 1608; 1914, i, p.1450; 1914, ii, pp.33, 123, 217, 356, 513: PRO, ED21/11884.

392. LCC Mins, 1913, i, pp.193, 212–13; 1913, ii, pp.871–5; 1914, ii, p.616.

393. LCC Mins, 1914, i, pp.340–1, 1293; 1916, pp.41, 299; 1917, p.45.

394. VFB, No.133, f.9; No.143, f.51: LCC Education Committee Mins, 1945–6, p.525; 1947–8, p.144.

395. LCC Mins, 1949, pp.352, 744; 1951, pp.11, 342.

396. This account is based upon PBC Mins, 1951–2 to 1962–3.

397. GLRO, AR/TP/P39/65.

398. PBC, Ceremony to Mark the Completion of One Thousand PostWar Dwellings, Lawless House, Bazely Street, . . .23 April 1955 (THLHL, 331.2P).

399. PBC, Old People's Kitchen and Dining Hall, Newby Place, Poplar, booklet issued for official opening on 28 July 1962.

400. A. and P.Smithson, Ordinariness and Light, 1970, p.188.

401. See, for example, Architecture Plus(New York), June 1973, pp.36– 45: L'Architettura Cronachie D'Aujourd'hui, Jan–Feb 1975, pp.4– 13: Architecture and Urbanism (Tokyo), Feb 1974, pp.25–36.

402. GLC Mins, 1964–5, pp.346–7.

403. Ibid, p.346: Smithson, op.cit., p.188.

404. Country Life, 23 Nov 1989, p.76.

405. Architectural Design, Sept 1972, p.559.

406. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins, 1967, pp.106–7, 330: GLC Mins, 1967, p.441.

407. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins, 1966, pp.550–1: GLC Mins, 1967, p.441: Architectural Design, Sept 1972, p.560.

408. Architectural Design, Sept 1972, p.560.

409. GLC Mins, 1968, pp.467–8.

410. Architectural Design, Sept 1972, p.560.

411. GLC Mins, 1969, pp.575–6.

412. Architectural Design, Sept 1972, p.560: GLC Housing Service Handbook, Part II, 1974, p.82.

413. GLRO, GLC Housing Development Committee Mins, 1979–81, p.222.

414. Architectural Design, Sept 1972, pp.557–8, 560.

415. Smithson, op.cit., p.188.

416. Architecture Plus, June 1973, pp.37, 41.

417. Ibid, p.41.

418. Ibid, pp.37–45: Smithson, op.cit., p. 193: Architectural Design, Sept 1972, pp.559–60, 569–70.

419. Architectural Design, Sept 1972, pp.557–8.

420. Sunday Times, 7 June 1987, p.28.

CHAPTER VIII (pp.200–211)

Poplar New Town

1. Thomas Milne's Land Use Map of London & Environs in 1800, LTS, Nos 118, 119, 1975–6.

2. Land and Building News, 5 July 1856, p.371.

3. Pop.465, p.77.

4. Endowed Charities (County of London), vol.1, 1897, p.353.

5. TH 1695: Pop.492, pp.417–19, 423, 425: PRO, IR58/84565/28– 52.

6. MDR 1845/11/532; 1846/11/648–9; 1847/1/746–7.

7. RB.

8. MBW Mins, 1858, pp.591–2.

9. DSR 1883/168: W.T.Whitley, The Baptists of London 1612–1928, 1928, p.210.

10. R.Mudie-Smith, The Religious Life of London, 1904, p.46.

11. THLHL, cuttings 224.2: GLRO, AR/TP/P41/64.

12. MDR 1845/11/531.

13. MDR 1846–9.

14. RB.

15. MDR 1848/10/527; 1849/6/515; 1851/4/431.

16. RB: OS 1870–73.

17. London Gazette, 27 March 1857, p.1164: MDR 1857/10/51.

18. PRO, PROB11/1068/405; 11/1640/141.

19. VCH, Hampshire, vol.III, 1908, p.285: PRO, IR58/84571–81.

20. MDR 1850/5/416; 1855/2/588–612, 731–44: DA 2896, 3240.

21. RB: OS 1870–73, 1895.

22. Jerome K.Jerome, My Life and Times, 1983 edn, pp.10, 21, 30: THLHL, cuttings 100, letter of 16 Feb 1927.

23. THLHL, map 2066.

24. MCS 287/3116.

25. MDR 1864/18/181: OS 1873.

26. PRO, IR58/84565–76.

27. EEN, 24 Jan 1893, p.[3]: Charles E.Osborne, The Life of Father Dolling, 1903, p.265.

28. PRO, IR58/84565–76: Charles Booth's Descriptive Plans of London Poverty, 1889, LTS, no. 130, 1984.

29. Pop.465A, pp.146–8.

30. PP 1866 (372), LXI.171, Report. . . on the Metropolitan Workhouse Infirmaries and Sick Wards, 26 June 1866, p.306; PP 1866 (387), LXI.389, Report. . . on the Infirmary Wards of the several Metropolitan Workhouses. . ., 2 July 1866, pp.421–2.

31. MBO 22, ff.422–9; 72, ff.489–96.

32. BN, 9 Nov 1894, p.661.

33. RIBA Library, Stephen Welsh Papers, WeS/28/1.

34. Archives of SS Mary and Joseph, typescript notes re history: Frs Laurence Allan and William McConalogue, 'A Short History of the Parish' in A Tribute to Canon Wright, 1979: Alexander Rottmann, London Catholic Churches, 1926, p.176.

35. MBO 26, ff.25–34.

36. DSR 1850/302; 1851/119: THLHL, cutting from Catholic Handbook, 1857: The Tablet, 27 Sept 1856, p.613.

37. DSR 1855/802: Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW, Sydney, Australia, PXD 382/58.

38. Allan and McConalogue, op.cit., p.22: THLHL, cutting from The Lamp, 11 Oct 1856.

39. The Tablet, 4 Oct 1856, p.628: The Universe, 5 Oct 1906, pp. 1–2.

40. MBO 26–34.

41. Mitchell Library, PXD 382/52.

42. Mitchell Library, PXD 382/53.

43. MBO 25–34: OS 1873: ILN, 4 Oct 1856, p.346: Mitchell Library, PXD 382/30–57.

44. Mitchell Library, PXD 317/19.

45. NMR, Goodhart-Rendel church index.

46. Rottmann, op.cit., p.175.

47. MBO 25–34: Mitchell Library, PXD 317/19; PXD 382/31: OS 1870–73.

48. MBO 25–34: Mitchell Library, PXD 382/32, 34.

49. THLHL, Whiffin 369: Mitchell Library, PXD 382/45A, B.

50. THLHL, cutting from Catholic Handbook, 1857: Mitchell Library, PXD 382/40.

51. Mitchell Library, PXD 382/49, 51.

52. Mitchell Library, PXD 382/52.

53. THLHL, cutting from The Lamp, 11 Oct 1856.

54. DSR 1905/132: The Tablet, 11 June 1932.

55. ELO, 3 Oct 1914, p.3: Information kindly supplied by Miss De Motte of Manchester Central Library.

56. ELO, 20 Feb 1915.

57. Daily Graphic, 2 Sept 1918, pp.6–7.

58. T.Francis Bumpus, London Churches Ancient and Modern, second series, [1908], p.176.

59. Rottman, op.cit.

60. DSR 1878(pt 2)/125.

61. DSR 1887/166; 1908/174; 1911/284.

62. Archives of SS Mary and Joseph.

63. CC, CB 1546, file 28,518, pts 1/2.

64. Charles Mackeson, A Guide to the Churches of London, 1870, 1871 eds.

65. TH 8360/156/1.

66. DSR 1872/350: B, 17 Aug 1872, p.654; 21 Nov 1874, p.964.

67. GL, MS 19,224/629: B, 21 Nov 1874, p.964.

68. CC, CB 1546.

69. B, 21 Nov 1874, p.964: TH 8360/156/1.

70. B, 21 Nov 1874, p.964.

71. Ibid.

72. Ibid: OS 1895.

73. B, 21 Nov 1874, p.964: POD.

74. Ibid.

75. Basil Clarke, The Parish Churches of London, 1966, p.167.

76. Council for the Care of Churches, Report of Survey, 1975.

77. CC, file 28,518, pts 1/2.

78. TH 8360/156/9–11.

79. Saint Saviour's Church, Poplar 1874–1924, ed. Rev. W.S.Porter, 1924.

80. CC, file 28,518, pt 3.

81. Church Times, Sept 1975: Council for the Care of Churches, Report on Survey, 1975: Order in Council, 13 Oct 1980.

82. Information kindly supplied by Superior Prophetess Theresa Shiyanbola.

83. DSR 1877/176: B, 28 April 1877, p.438.

84. TH 8360/156/19.

85. B, 26 Nov 1864, p.87; 17 June 1865, p.429 and illus.: OS 1870–73.

86. PRO, ED103/100/125627, pp.677–92.

87. Ibid: OS 1870–73: CC, CB 1546 (plan): B, 26 Nov 1864, p.871; 17 June 1865, p.429.

88. PRO, ED21/3510, LCC Report 1925.

89. PRO, ED21/11875, 35105, 57207.

90. AR/HB/3151.

91. PRO, ED4/93.

92. PRO, PROB11/2126/34: B, 13 June 1857, p.344.

93. SBL Mins, vol.III, 1871–2, p.181; vol.XIII, 1880, pp.309, 368; vol.XIV, 1880–1, pp.105, 970; vol.XV, 1881, p.568; vol. XVI, 1881–2, pp.231–2.

94. Metropolitan Borough of Poplar, Air Raid Victims' Memorial Appeal, 1917: ELA, 28 June 1919, p.3.

95. RB: GLRO, M93/66, pp.422–4.

96. LCC Mins, 1925, ii, p.108; 1926, i, pp.88, 524; 1926, ii, p.781; 1928, i, p.766: LCC, Floor plans of L.C.C. elementary schools. . ., 1931, p.167.

97. GLRO, M93/66, pp.348–9, 384–5, 455–6: MDR 1842/1/384.

98. GLRO, M93/68, pp.749–50.

99. PRO, HO107/1556, ff. 323v–4; PROB11/2125/34: RB.

100. Endowed Charities (County of London), vol.1, 1897, p.343.

101. THLHL, cuttings 370.2: AR/HB/6615.

102. GLRO, MR/B/R1: The A to Z of Regency London, LTS, no.131, 1985, p.19.

103. Encycopaedia Americana, vol.22, 1977.

104. MDR 1851/6/727.

105. MDR 1848/8/651: GLRO, M93/101, p.627.

106. GLRO, THCS P/2/no.35.

107. MDR 1850/10/71–105.

108. RB.

109. MDR 1830/8/570.

110. J.Hales, Three Centuries at Holt, 1968, p.9.

111. PRO, C16/1032/R32.

112. MDR 1848–57: BN, 3 Dec 1858, p.1209.

113. THLHL, cuttings 720.2.

114. DSR 1848–54.

115. MBO 158, ff.757, 763–5.

116. BN, 19 June 1857, p.635.

117. DSR 1849–57.

118. DSR 1849–55.

119. MDR 1851/11/827.

120. BN, 19 June 1857, p.635.

121. Booth, B331.

122. Booth, B172.

123. PRO, IR58/84568/341.

124. MCS 306, vol.6 appl.

125. EEN, 12 Aug 1913, p.8.

126. MDR 1854/12/134.

127. BN, 19 June 1857, p.635.

128. VFB, 1935, No.16, f.104.

129. OS 1895.

130. PRO, IR58/84579/1476–7.

131. MDR 1854/12/134.

132. PRO, IR58/84579/1476–7.

133. POD.

134. Booth, B346.

135. EEN, 17 June 1927.

136. LCC Mins, 1927, i, pp.55, 804: The Catholic Herald, 25 June 1927: LCC, Floor plans of L.C.C. elementary schools. . ., 1931, p.43: PRO, ED21/35096.

137. EEN, 12 Dec 1952, p.1.

138. ILEA, Education Committee, Mins, 1967–8, p.452.

139. ELA, 24 June 1983, p.2.

140. VFB, 1935, No.16, f.104.

141. EEN, 10 Dec 1954, p.2.

142. MDR 1824/6/602; 1824/8/532; 1824/11/491–2, 501.

143. Pop.460, pp.873–4.

144. Pop.492, p.378.

145. GLRO, THCS/P/1/16: Pop.492, p.152.

146. P.J.Keating, 'Who Knows Arthur Morrison?', East London Papers, vol.10, 1967, pp.43–7.

147. Arthur Morrison, Tales of Mean Streets, 6th edn, 1903, pp.9, 11.

148. PRO, IR58/84582–93.

149. POD.

150. George Haw, From Workhouse to Westminster. The Life Story of Will Crooks, M.P., [1907], p.28.

151. M.H.Port, 'The Life of an Architectural Sinner. Thomas Wayland Fletcher 1833–1901', London Journal, vol.15, 1990, p.63: POD: TH 7466A.

152. MDR 1828/7/313; 1828/8/363; 1829/1/761; 1829/3/395, 735; 1832/1/459.

153. Pop 1352, pp.102, 188.

154. PBC Mins, 1919–20, p.285; 1920–1, p.22; Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1938, p.158.

155. PBC Mins, 1938–9, p.368.

156. B, 11 Sept 1858, p.616; 22 Jan 1859, p.68: The Companion to the Almanac. . . for 1860, p.240: BN, 30 July 1858, p.803: Whitley, op.cit., p.177.

157. OS 1870.

158. THLHL, cuttings 224.5.

159. B, 22 Jan 1859, p.68: OS 1870.

160. Whitley, op.cit., p.177: 1865–1925. 60 Years History of East India Road Presbyterian Church, Poplar, p.3.

161. THLHL, cuttings 224.5 (Feb 1956): NMR, APU, Fairey 6641/855.

162. TH 1924, 2041.

163. Pop. 1070, pp.70, 81–7: TH 1770.

164. RB.

165. H.Muthesius, Die neuere kirchliche Baukunst in England, 1901, p.68 (where the architect is called Alphicke).

166. B, 16 May 1885, p.711: DA 6859: DSR 1885/240: Council for the Care of Churches, Basil Clarke notes: EEN, 24 Jan 1893, p.[3]: Porter, op.cit.

167. Council for the Care of Churches, photograph G.L.Barnes, 1959.

CHAPTER IX (pp.212–246)

The Lansbury Estate

1. J.H.Forshaw and Patrick Abercrombie, County of London Plan, 1943, P.4.

2. Ibid, p.28.

3. Ibid, p.8.

4. LCC Mins, 1943–5, p.956.

5. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.589.

6. Paul Addison, Now the War is Over: A Social History of Britain 1945 51, 1985, p.76.

7. LCC/MIN/11213, pp.174, 188; see LCC/MIN/11214 for the implementation of this policy.

8. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.589.

9. Town and Country Planning, June 1952, pp.275–7: Addison, op.cit., p.75.

10. LCC Mins, 1948, p.30.

11. LCC Mins, 1948, p.793; 1951, p.496: LCC, Administrative County of London Plan 1951: Analysis, 1951, p.261.

12. ELA, 22 July 1949, p.4.

13. This section, unless otherwise referenced, is based upon: PRO, WORK25/A5/E2/1 2: LCC Mins, 1949, p.57: Guide to the Exhibition of Architecture, Town Planning and Building Research, ed. H.McG.Dunnett, 1951, p.7: Tonic to the Nation: The Festival of Britain 1951, ed. Mary Banham and Bevis Hillier, 1976, pp. 138–40.

14. Told to Alan Cox in 1990 by Sir Hugh Casson.

15. PRO, WORK25/A5/E2/1–2, 20 Aug 1948.

16. GLRO, CL/HSG/2/31, copy of memo from Clerk of Council to Leader of Council, 29 Oct 1948.

17. Told to Alan Cox in 1990 by Sir Hugh Casson.

18. GLRO, CL/HSG/2/31, copy of memo from Clerk of Council to Leader of Council, 29 Oct 1948.

19. LCC/MIN/7635, item 10 (129).

20. PRO, WORK25/A5/E2/1.

21. LCC/MIN/7635, 14 May 1949, item 10 (130).

22. LCC/MIN/7635, item 10 (129).

23. LCC Mins, 1949, pp.225–6.

24. Ibid, p.750.

25. LCC/MIN/11215, p.158.

26. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/5, File 17, Part II.

27. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 7: PRO, WORK25/A5/E2/1–2.

28. LCC/MIN/11215, pp.299, 496: LCC Mins, 1950, p.106.

29. Tower Hamlets Year Book, 1981–2, pp.49–50.

30. Joyce M.Bellamy and John Saville, Dictionary of Labour Biography, vol.II, 1974, pp.214–17.

31. EEN, 9 June 1950, p.3.

32. Banham and Hillier, op.cit, p.160.

33. EEN, 9 June 1950, p.3.

34. Daily Telegraph, 10 Nov 1950, p.7: Daily Herald, 10 Nov 1950, p.3: ELA, 10 Nov 1950, p.1; 17 Nov 1950, pp.1, 11: EEN, 17 Nov 1950, p. 1.

35. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 7.

36. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1–7.

37. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1, File 2; GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 7.

38. LCC Mins, 1950, pp.170–1, 560–1.

39. Ibid, pp.170–1, 180–1.

40. Ibid, p.637.

41. LCC/MIN/11216, p.162.

42. LCC/MIN/7306, p.244.

43. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1, File 5: Municipal Journal, 6 April 1951, p.784.

44. Daily Herald, 24 April 1951, p.3.

45. EEN, 16 Feb 1951, p.1.

46. Addison, op.cit., pp.76–9.

47. ELA, 4 May 1951, p.1.

48. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/5, File 17, Part 1: Ian Cox, The South Bank Exhibition: A Guide To the Story it Tells, 1951, p.93: Punch, 13 June 1951, pp.720–1.

49. B, 27 April 1951, p.581.

50. PRO, WORK25/A5/E1–2.

51. B, 27 April 1951, p.581.

52. EEN, 9 June 1950, p.3.

53. B, 27 April 1951, p.581.

54. Ibid, p.580.

55. Ibid.

56. AJ, 6 Sept 1951, p.282.

57. B, 27 April 1951, p.581.

58. RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.380.

59. Dunnett, op.cit., pp.8–9, 49: AJ, 6 Sept 1951, pp.278–83: Banham and Hillier, op.cit., p. 112.

60. Dunnett, op.cit., pp.26–7: RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.382.

61. Punch, 13 June 1951, p.721.

62. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/6, File 29, Part 1: Punch, 13 June 1951, p.721.

63. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1, File 5: Dunnett, op.cit., pp.26–7.

64. EEN, 21 Oct 1951, p.3.

65. ELA, 4 May 1951, p.7; 15 June 1951, p.13.

66. LCC Mins, 1951, p.251.

67. AJ, 6 Sept 1951, p.298.

68. London Co-Op Home Magazine, Aug 1951: L.E.B. Magazine, SeptOct 1951, p.9.

69. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/5, File 17, Part I.

70. Punch, 13 June 1951, p.721.

71. EEN, 5 Oct 1951, p.3.

72. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/5, File 17, Part II.

73. LCC Mins, 1951, p.546: EEN, 5 Oct 1951, p.3: Banham and Hillier, op.cit., p.81.

74. RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.379.

75. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1, File 1, Part II.

76. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/5, File 17, Part II.

77. Ibid.

78. New Statesman, 16 June 1951, p.679.

79. The Times, 19 May 1952, p.9g.

80. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/6, File 29, Part 1.

81. ELA, 20 July 1951, p.8.

82. L.E.B. Magazine, Sept–Oct 1951, p.9.

83. Who's Who, 1989.

84. Who's Who, 1987.

85. The Planner, Jan 1978, p.13.

86. PRO, WORK25/A5/E1, minutes of meeting 21 April 1949.

REFERENCES: CHAPTER IX

87. Housing Review, Jan–Feb 1978, p.22.

88. The Re-Building of Poplar, issued by the Ministers and Members of The Missionary Council, Trinity Church, Poplar, August 1941; copy in THLHL, cuttings 700.2.

89. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.591.

90. Ibid.

91. Ibid.

92. Town and Country Planning, June 1951, p.270.

93. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/4, File 16.

94. AR, Dec 1951, p.362.

95. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/3, unnumbered file marked 'Stepney/Poplar shopping centre': Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, pp.589–91.

96. Banham and Hillier, op.cit., p.140.

97. AR, Dec 1951, p.363.

98. RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.379.

99. AR, Dec 1951, p.361: See also, New Statesman, 16 June 1951, p.679 and RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.382.

100. Architecture and Building, Oct 1954, pp.368–9: Punch, 13 June 1951, p.721.

101. LCC/MIN/7308, p.733.

102. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 7.

103. Ibid.

104. Who's Who, 1989.

105. RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.382.

106. ELA, 23 Sept 1949, p.4.

107. LCC Mins, 1950, p.357.

108. LCC/MIN/11215, p.675.

109. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.591: Dunnett, op.cit., p.19.

110. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.591.

111. Ibid.

112. Municipal Journal, 6 April 1951, p.786.

113. AR, July 1951, p.9: B, 14 Jan 1972, pp.72, 74.

114. Percy Johnson-Marshall, Rebuilding Cities, 1966, p.231.

115. Banham and Hillier, op.cit., p. 140.

116. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/6, File 21.

117. Johnson-Marshall, op.cit., p.231.

118. Ibid, p.195.

119. PBC Mins, 1950–1, p.72.

120. Johnson-Marshall, op.cit., p. 195.

121. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1, File 1, Part 1.

122. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 7.

123. LCC/MIN/7635, item 10 (129).

124. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1–7.

125. LCC/MIN/7635, item 10 (129).

126. Johnson-Marshall, op.cit., p. 197.

127. RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.379.

128. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1–7: The Planner, Jan 1978, p.13.

129. Johnson-Marshall, op.cit., pp.195, 198.

130. PBC Mins, 1945–6, pp.99, 108.

131. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/7: EEN, 9 June 1950, p.3; 23 June 1950, p.1.

132. LCC Mins, 1951, p.496.

133. The Listener, 29 March 1951, pp.493–5.

134. EEN, 24 Nov 1950, p.3.

135. The Planner, Jan 1978, p.12.

136. EEN, 9 June 1950, p.3: LCC Mins, 1951, p.206: The Planner, Jan 1978, p.12.

137. EEN, 9 June 1950, p.3: Public Opinion, 12 Jan 1951, p.15.

138. The Planner, Jan 1978, p.12.

139. Addison, op.cit., p.77.

140. Town and Country Planning, June 1951, p.286.

141. A.W.Cleeve Barr, Public Authority Housing, 1958, p.175.

142. New Yorker, 26 Sept 1953, p.96.

143. Town and Country Planning, June 1951, p.270: LCC Mins, 1950, p.605; 1956, p. 180: B, Oct 1952, p.369.

144. Municipal Journal, 16 Jan 1953, p.78: B, Oct 1952, p.371.

145. B, Oct 1952, p.371.

146. AJ, 6 Sept 1951, p.298.

147. Municipal Journal, 16 Jan 1953, p.79.

148. Ian Nairn, Modern Buildings in London, 1964, pp.24–5.

149. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.612.

150. AJ, 6 Sept 1951, p.299.

151. PBC Mins, 1951, p.299.

152. LCC/MIN/7307, p.291: LCC Mins, 1952, p.375; 1953, pp.14– 15; 1954, pp.79–80; 1956, p.38: Municipal Journal, 16 Jan 1953, p.81.

153. GLRO, CL/HSG/2/64, copy of report dated 3 Oct 1952, by Director of Housing and Valuer to Housing Committee.

154. Municipal Journal, 6 April 1951, p.786: AJ, 6 Sept 1951, p.304.

155. LCC/MIN/7305, p.253: LCC Mins, 1950, p.247.

156. Dunnett, op.cit., p.25.

157. LCC Mins, 1951, pp.457–8.

158. LCC/MIN/7307, p.61.

159. Dunnett, op.cit., pp.26–7: LCC/MIN/7307, p.61.

160. LCC Mins, 1951, p.33.

161. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.605.

162. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 7: Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, pp.604–5.

163. LCC Mins, 1950, p.364; 1951, p.33.

164. LCC/MIN/7304, pp.227, 283; LCC/MIN/7635, 18 May 1949, item 2(51).

165. LCC Mins, 1950, pp.560–1.

166. LCC Mins, 1951, pp.225–6; 1952, p.149.

167. LCC Mins, 1949, p.798: Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.597.

168. Dunnett, op.cit., p.13: AR, Dec 1951, pp. 362–3.

169. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.597.

170. AR, Dec 1951, pp.362–3.

171. This and the following descriptive details are based upon: Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, pp.596–600: Dunnett, op.cit., pp.12–13, 26–7: AJ, 6 Sept 1951, pp.297–8.

172. LCC Mins, 1950, p.519.

173. LCC/MIN/11216, p.235: GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/4, File 9: LCC Mins, 1950, pp.519, 637; 1951, pp.41, 310: Dunnett, op.cit., p.51.

174. LCC Mins, 1950, p.519.

175. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/5, File 17, Part II; LCC/MIN/11216, p.162.

176. ELA, 15 June 1951, p.1.

177. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/4, File 9: The Planner, Jan 1978, p.11.

178. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/4, File 9.

179. B, 14 Oct 1977, p.76.

180. LCC Mins, 1961, p.282: Housing Review, Jan–Feb 1978, p.20: Tony Phillips, A London Docklands Guide, 1986, p.26.

181. British Rail Archives, York, 9110: LCC Mins, 1950, pp.745–6.

182. Dunnett, op.cit., p.51.

183. ELA, 22 Sept 1950, p.1.

184. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/6, File 29, Part 1.

185. Daily Herald, 1 Oct 1951, p.3: ELA, 5 Oct 1951, p.8: EEN, 5 Oct 1951, p.3.

186. EEN, 5 Oct 1951, p.3.

187. This and the descriptive details which follow, unless otherwise referenced, are based upon the following: Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, pp.602–3: Dunnett, op.cit., pp.10–11, 51: Architectural Design, Aug 1951, pp.231–9: AJ, 6 Sept 1951, pp.274, 284–6,303.

188. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/4, File 12; LCC/MIN/11215, p.495.

189. AR, Dec 1951, p.364.

190. Punch, 13 June 1951, p.721.

191. New Statesman, 16 June 1951, p.679.

192. RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.382.

193. Daily Herald, 8 April 1961, p.6: Building Design, 3 Dec 1976, p.9.

194. Trinity Church Office, Letter from E.D. Mills to Rev. D. Wollen, 8 Aug 1975: ELA, 4 June 1976, p.9: Information kindly supplied by Rev. Bryan Rippin of Poplar Methodist Mission, May 1989.

195. Architectural Design, Aug 1951, pp.231–9.

196. Building Design, 3 Dec 1976, p.9: Trinity Church Office, Plans and Correspondence 1975–6.

197. Trinity Church Office, Plans dated Jan 1980.

198. Information kindly supplied by Rev. Bryan Rippin, May 1989.

199. Michael Robbins, The North London Railway, 9th edn, 1983, p.16: A.McEwen, 'The Lansbury Story', East London Papers, vol.3, no.2, Oct 1960, p.75.

200. LCC, Administrative County of London Development Plan 1951: Analysis, 1951, p.263.

201. LCC/MIN/7635, 14 May 1949, item 10 (129).

202. PBC Mins, 1943–4, pp.37–8.

203. McEwen, op.cit., p.75.

204. LCC/MIN/7635, 14 May 1949, item 10 (129).

205. AJ, 6 Sept, 1951, p.290.

206. LCC Mins, 1949, p.396: LCC/MIN/11215, p.353.

207. Municipal Journal, 6 April 1951, p.784.

208. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.594: Frederick Gibberd, Town Design, 1953, p.144.

209. LCC Mins, 1949, pp.365–6; 1950, pp.71–2, 233–4: Dunnett, op.cit., p.51: Municipal Journal, 16 April 1951, pp.784, 790: AJ, 6 Sept 1951, p.303.

210. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 8, Part II: LCC Mins, 1950, pp.180–1: PBC Mins, 1950–1, p.18.

211. LCC/MIN/11216, pp.322–3.

212. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 8, Part II.

213. ELA, 24 Nov 1950, p.3: Municipal Journal, 6 April 1951, pp.784, 786.

214. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 8, Part III.

215. Ibid.

216. LCC/MIN/11216, pp.322–3: THLHL, Whiffin Collection, note on photograph no.452: POD, 1953.

217. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2–3, File 8, Parts III-IV.

218. LCC Mins, 1955, p.4.

219. Gibberd, op.cit, pp.144.

220. Descriptive details in this paragraph, unless otherwise referenced, are based upon the following: Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, pp.594–5: AJ, 6 Sept 1951, pp.291–2: Edward D.Mills, Architects' Detail Sheets, 1954, pp.14–15.

221. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 8, Part 1.

222. Gibberd, op.cit., p.144.

223. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 8, Part II.

224. AJ, 6 Sept 1951, p.291.

225. Dunnett, op.cit., p.15.

226. Gibberd, op.cit., p.144.

227. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.594.

228. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 8, Part 1: Johnson-Marshall, op.cit., p.229.

229. LCC/MIN/11215, p.322: Dunnett, op.cit., p.51.

230. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 8, Part 1.

231. AJ, 4 Jan 1951, p.3.

232. ELA, 4 May 1951, p.12: Dunnett, op.cit., p.51: Architectural Design, Aug 1951, p.249: AJ, 6 Sept 1951, p.293: THLHL, Whiffin photograph no.239.

233. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/3, File 8, Part IV.

234. Dunnett, op.cit., p.51.

235. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2–3, File 8, Parts III, IV, V.

236. PBC Mins, 1949–50, pp.56, 104–5, 177, 198: EEN, II Jan 1952, p.2.

237. PBC Mins, 1950–1, pp.211, 270; 1951–2, p.134.

238. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 8, Part III: Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.594: Dunnett, op.cit., p.15.

239. B, 14 Oct 1977, p.76: PBC Mins, 1957–8, pp.296–7.

240. RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.382.

241. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 8, Part 1: Johnson-Marshall, op.cit., p.229.

242. Mills, op.cit., pp.148–9.

243. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 7: POD1954.

244. Mills, op.cit., pp.148–9.

245. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/3, File 8, Part IV.

246. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/6, File 29, Part II: AJ, 6 Sept 1951, p.291.

247. PRO, WORK25/A5/E1, 30 Sept 1949: GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 8, Parts I-II.

248. PBC Mins, 1950–1, p.205.

249. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 8, Part III.

250. EEN, 23 May 1952, p.1: ELA, 23 May 1952, pp.1, 9.

251. LCC Mins, 1951, pp.130, 363.

252. Gibberd, op.cit., p.144.

253. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.594: Mills, op.cit., pp.114–15: Banham and Hillier, op.cit., pp.140–1.

254. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/3, File 8, Part v, and File 8E: PBC Mins, 1958–9, p.91.

255. For example, Gordon Stephenson in RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.382 and J.M.Richards in AR, Dec 1951, p.367.

256. Frederick Gibberd, Ben Hyde Harvey, Len White et al., Harlow, The Story of a New Town, 1980, p.143.

257. RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.382.

258. New Yorker, 26 Sept 1953, p.94.

259. New Statesman and Nation, 16 June 1951, p.679.

260. AR, Dec 1951, p.367.

261. LCC/MIN/11215, p.158.

262. PBC Mins, 1957–8, pp.33, 81, 296–7.

263. AJ, 3 July 1974, p.29: The Planner, Jan 1978, p.11: See alsoLionel Esher, A Broken Wave: The Rebuilding of England 1940–1980, 1981, p.120: ELA, 12 March 1982, p.8.

264. LBTH, Lansbury Revisited, leaflet of exhibition held 23 Oct2 Nov 1984; copy in THLHL, cuttings 700.2.

265. Inscribed plaque on site, Sept 1988.

266. Docklands Recorder, 27 April 1989, p.3: ELA, 28 April 1989, p.24.

267. AR, July 1951, p.7.

268. EEN, 27 April 1951, p.1.

269. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1, File 1, Part 1: LCC Mins, 1950, p.19: EEN, 9 June 1950, p.3.

270. Daily Telegraph, 10 Nov 1950, p.7: ELA, 10 Nov 1950, p.1.

271. LCC Mins, 1949, p.599: EEN, 27 April 1951, p.1: RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.382.

272. Andrew Saint, Towards a Social Architecture: The Role of School Building in Post-War England, 1987: AJ, 25 March 1937, pp.511–44.

273. Saint, op.cit., p.103.

274. Descriptive details, unless otherwise stated, are based upon the following: Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, pp.609–11: EEN, 27 April 1951, p.1: Dunnett, op.cit, pp.16–17: AR, July 1951, pp. 7–15; Dec 1951, pp.364, 367.

275. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1, File 1, Parts I–II: LCC Mins, 1949, p.599: Saint, op.cit., pp.64–71.

276. AJ, 25 March 1937, pp.511–44: Architect and Building News, 16 Sept 1949, p.266.

277. EEN, 27 April 1951, p.1.

278. The Times, 28 April 1992, p.13.

279. AR, Dec 1951, pp.364, 367.

280. EEN, 27 April 1951, p.I.

281. Andrew Saint, Not Buildings but a Method of Building..., 1990, p.17.

282. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1, File 1, Part 1.

283. Ibid.

284. RIBAJ, Aug 1951, p.382.

285. Ian Nairn, Modern Buildings in London, 1964, p.25.

286. B, 14 Jan 1972, p.70: The Planner, Jan 1978, p.11: Saint, 1990 op.cit., p.22.

287. EEN, 1 Feb 1952, p.2.

288. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/1, File 1, Parts I-II: LCC Mins, 1950, pp.170–1: EEN, 21 Oct 1951, p.3: AJ, 28 Feb 1952, p.280.

289. EEN, 25 Jan 1952, p.3: AJ, 31 Jan 1952, p.150.

290. Building, March 1952, p.106.

291. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, pp.609–11: Dunnett, op.cit., pp.16–17: AJ, 28 Feb 1952, pp.280–4: Building, March 1952, pp.106–9.

292. GLRO, GLC/ILEA Dept. of Architecture and Civic Design, contract file No. A732, 'Elizabeth Lansbury School'.

293. W.Eric Jackson, Achievement: A Short History of the London County Council, 1965, p.179.

294. LCC/MIN/11215, p.96.

295. EEN, 23 Dec 1949, p.4: ELA, 23 Dec 1951, p.8.

296. LCC Mins, 1950, p.495.

297. LCC Mins, 1952, p.16: The Times, 20 Dec 1951, p.2f: EEN, 28 Dec 1951, p.1.

298. AR, Dec 1951, p.364: Nairn, op.cit., p.24.

299. Descriptive details, unless otherwise referenced, are based upon: Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.608: Dunnett, op.cit., p.19: ELA, 28 Dec 1951, p.4: LCC Mins, 1952, p.16: AJ, 10 Jan 1952, pp.49–52, 60: Architect and Building News, 17 Jan 1952, pp.63–70.

300. LCC Mins, 1949, p.807; 1952, p.16.

301. L.E.B. Magazine, March—April 1952, p.17.

302. Dunnett, op.cit., p.19.

303. LCC Mins, 1963, p.397.

304. Local Government Act, 1963, 11 & 12 Eliz II, c.33, Part VII, Sect.46.

305. ELA, 8 April 1988, p.17.

306. B, 27 March 1953, p.485.

307. EEN, 9 June 1950, p.3: AJ, 26 March 1953, p.406.

308. EEN, 14 July 1950, p.3.

309. The Cardinal Griffin School Magazine, No.1, Summer 1952, unpaginated (copy in THLHL, pamphlets, 820.2): B, 27 March 1953, p.487.

310. EEN, 14 July 1950, p.3:AJ, 26 March 1953, p.406.

311. EEN, 11 Nov 1949, p.2.

312. Descriptive details, unless otherwise referenced, are based on Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, pp.606–7: Dunnett, op.cit., pp.20–1: AJ, 26 March 1953, pp.404–6, 414: B27 March 1953, pp.485–91.

313. Saint, 1987 op.cit., p.56.

314. B, 27 March 1953, p.487: Post-War Building Studies No. 2: Standard Construction for Schools, by a Committee Appointed by the President of the Board of Education, published for the Ministry of Works, 1944, pp.4–5.

315. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/5, File 17, Part II.

316. THLHL, cuttings 224.6.L: Laurence Allan and William McConologue, A Short History of the Parish [of SS Mary and Joseph, Poplar], undated, p.21.

317. ILEA Plans, TH V117, AC1/02–03, BC1/01–03.

318. ELA, 7 Jan 1972, p.9; 7 June 1974, p.12; 14 June 1974, p.14: See also Hackney Gazette, 20 June 1975, p.9.

319. LCC Mins, 1950, p.746.

320. Geoffrey Fisher, Gavin Stamp, et al., Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: The Scott Family, ed. Joanna Heseltine, 1981, p.180.

321. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 6; GLC/AR/G/22/6, File 29, Part II.

322. Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950, p.601.

323. Dunnett, op.cit., pp.21, 26–7.

324. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/2, File 6: ELA, 20 July 1951, p.9.

325. ELA, 5 Oct 1951, p.9.

326. Architecture and Building, Sept 1954, p.335.

327. Laurence Allan and William McConologue, A Tribute to Canon Wright, 1979, p.27.

328. ELA, 1 May 1953, p.12.

329. ELA, 4 Sept 1953, p.8; 30 July 1954, p.9: EEN, 30 July 1954, p.1.

330. The Universe, 14 Oct 1960, p.5.

331. Ibid: Architect and Building News, 24 Dec 1953, p.774.

332. ELA, 20 July 1951, p.9.

333. EEN, 29 April 1955, p.3.

334. This and the descriptive details of church and presbytery which follow, unless otherwise referenced, are based on Catholic Times, 11 June 1954, p.9: Architecture and Building, Sept 1954, pp.330–5: Allan and McConologue, 1979 op.cit.

335. ELA, 20 July 1951, p.9.

336. Fisher, Stamp, et al., op.cit, p.185.

337. AR, Oct 1954, p.263.

338. Allan and McConologue, 1979 op.cit., p.25.

339. Fisher, Stamp, et al., op.cit., p.185.

340. AJ, 12 April 1933, pp.489–91.

341. Fisher, Stamp, et al., op.cit., p.169, drawings 30.4 and 30.5: B, 11 May 1945, pp.370–1.

342. Allan and McConologue, 1979 op.cit., p.28.

343. Catholic Times, 29 June 1951, p.2.

344. EEN, 29 April 1955, p.3.

345. The Universe, 12 Oct 1951, p.5.

346. MS book at Clergy House, 'Church Fabric and Furniture'.

347. AJ, 6 Sept 1951, p.303.

348. The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, A Directory of Stained Glass Windows executed within the past twenty years, 1952, p.97: John Gifford, Colin McWilliam, and David Walker, The Buildings of Scotland: Edinburgh, 1984, p.44 and passim: Painton Cowan, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain, 1985, pp.127, 230–9.

349. The Universe and Catholic Times, 25 Nov 1966, supplement, p.v.

350. Ibid.

351. AR, Oct 1954, pp.263–4.

352. Esher, op.cit., p.120.

353. Fisher, Stamp, et al., op.cit., p.180.

354. An album of photographs taken at the time of the opening of the church, kept in the Clergy House, shows the original seating arrangements: Allan and McConologue, 1979 op.cit., p.26.

355. LCC, Administrative County of London Development Plan 1951: Analysts, 1951, p.253.

356. Housing Review, Jan–Feb 1978, pp.22–3.

357. GLRO, CL/HSG/2/64.

358. The Planner, Jan 1978, p.13.

359. Housing Review, Jan-Feb 1978, p.22.

360. LCC, Administrative County of London Development Plan First Review, 1960, County Planning Report, 1960, pp.173–8: Interbuild, Feb 1961, pp.20–1, 35.

361. Interbuild, Feb 1961, p.23.

362. AJ, 3 July 1974, p.33.

363. Ibid, p.32.

364. GLRO Photographs, no.5270, dated 21 June 1950.

365. Johnson-Marshall, op.cit., p.180.

366. The Planner, Jan 1978, pp.10–11.

367. GLRO, CL/HSG/2/64, joint report of Architect, Valuer, and Director of Housing, 18 Feb 1960 and 21 June 1961.

368. Housing Review, Jan-Feb 1978, p.20.

369. The Planner, Jan 1978, p.11.

370. New Yorker, 26 Sept 1953, p.95.

371. LCC, Administrative County of London Development Plan 1951: Analysis, 1951, p.258.

372. Housing Review, Jan-Feb 1978, p.22.

373. ELA, 12 Dec 1952, p.4.

374. Stratford Express, 15 Nov 1963.

375. Municipal Journal, 6 April 1951, p.779.

376. Daily Herald, 8 April 1961, p.6.

377. LBTH Mins, 1965–6, pp.72–3.

378. GLC Mins, 1976, pp.872–3.

379. GLC estate map board.

380. LCC/MIN/7306, pp.383, 490, 507, 565, 649; LCC/MIN/7307, pp.42, 123, 150, 228, 476, 499, 503, 533, 565, 596, 601.

381. LCC/MIN/7310, p.20: LCC Mins, 1955, p.22; 1956, pp.673–4: LCC, London Housing Statistics, 1956–7, p.31; 1957–8, p.27; 1958–9, p.27.

382. LCC/MIN/7309, p.291: PBC Mins, 1955–6, p.85.

383. LCC Mins, 1953, p.625.

384. LCC Mins, 1958, p.32.

385. LCC Mins, 1959, p.454; 1960, pp.379, 429: ELA, 15 May 1959, p.4.

386. LCC Mins, 1962, pp.28, 115; 1963, pp.473, 525.

387. PBC Mins, 1958–9, p.166.

388. LCC Mins, 1961, p.580; 1962, pp.818–19: GLRO, LCC/HSG/PP/30.

389. LCC Mins, 1961, p.580; 1962, pp.818–19.

390. LCC Mins, 1961, p.580.

391. GLC Mins, 1967, p.284; 1968, p.466: GLRO, Housing Plans, L2A–B.

392. LBTH Mins, 1968–9, p.78: GLRO Photographs, 71/4574: Guardian, 30 Jan 1971.

393. GLRO, Housing plans, L2A–B; GLC Housing Committee Mins, 1971, p.629.

394. GLC Mins, 1968, p.466: GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins 1971, p.629.

395. GLRO, GLC Housing Development Committee Mins, 20 June 1977–4 Dec 1978, p.11.

396. GLC Mins, 1969, p.53: B, 15 Aug 1975, p.58.

397. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins 1970, p.438: B, 15 Aug 1975, p.58.

398. B, 15 Aug 1975, p.58.

399. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Papers 29 April 1971, item 2(388).

400. Shepheard, Epstein & Hunter, file note, seen by A.Cox, Survey of London, Aug 1990.

401. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins 1974, pp.78, 158; 1976– 7, p.319: GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Papers July–Sept 1974, 18 July 1974, item 3(vi); 16 Sept–28 Oct 1976, 28 Oct 1976, item 18(D772): B, 15 Aug 1975, p.58; 1 April 1983, p.11: LBTH, Borough Plan Topic Paper No. 4 Housing, 1976, p.55: Building Design, 29 April 1983, p.10.

402. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins, 1983, p.207; 1984, p.127.

403. GLRO, GLC Housing Development Committee Mins, 1974, p.79; 1976–7, p.122.

404. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins, 1981, p.153.

405. GLRO, GLC Housing Development Committee Mins, 9 May 1974, item 2(D624).

406. LCC Mins, 1964–5, pp.602–6: GLRO, GLC/MA/SC/03/1910, copy of The London County Council (Grundy Street, Poplar) Compulsory Purchase Order, 1964.

407. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins, 1982, p.291; GLC Finance and General Purposes Committee Mins, 1982, pp.265–6: LBTH Mins, 1982–3, p.87: THLHL, coloured aerial photograph, 3 July 1983 for LBTH Directorate of Technical Services, neg. no.4232.

408. PBC Mins, 1961–2, pp.25, 42, 80: TH 8254/61.

409. LCC Mins, 1959, pp.57, 60, 724; 1960, p.300: TH 8254/61, note on file, 20 June 1961.

410. LCC Mins, 1964–5, pp.50–1, 1266: TH 8254/61, reports of 11 Feb 1966, 11 Jan 1967, and 28 Jan 1969.

411. GLRO, GLC Parks and Smallholdings Committee Mins, May 1964–July 1968, pp.119, 204; GLC/RA/A1/2/4, 'Tower Hamlets' file.

412. Housing Review, Jan-Feb 1978, pp.20–1.

413. GLRO, GLC/RA/A1/2/4, 'Tower Hamlets' file.

414. LCC Mins, 1957, p.777.

415. LCC Mins, 1959, p.36; Housing Service Handbook, Part II, ...at 31 March 1963, 1964, p.82.

416. LCC Mins, 1958, p.155.

417. LCC Mins, 1957, p.777.

418. Ibid.

419. LCC Mins, 1959, pp.664–5.

420. LCC Mins, 1961, pp.31–2.

421. LCC Mins, 1959, pp.664–5; 1961, pp.31–2.

422. Information kindly supplied by Trevor Sutters and by the RIBA Community Architecture Office, Sept 1990: Docklands News, Sept 1984, p.9: RIBAJ, Dec 1989, p.40.

CHAPTER X (pp.247–335)

The West India Docks

1. House of Commons Sessional Papers of the Eighteenth Century, ed. S.Lambert, 1975, vol.102, Report of the House of Commons Select Committee appointed to enquire into the best Mode of providing sufficient Accommodation for the increased Trade and Shipping of the Port of London, pp.4–5.

2. P.Colquhoun, A Treatise on the Commerce and Police of the River Thames, 1800, passim: P.D'Sena, 'Perquisites and Casual Labour on the London Wharfside in the Eighteenth Century', London Journal, vol.XIV, 1989, pp.130–47: WIDC 324, p.114.

3. GL, A.8.6 28/4, Report of a Committee of West India Merchants Respecting the Business of Landing and Delivering Sugar at the Legal Quays, 20 Dec 1793.

4. P.L.A. Monthly, April 1962, pp.108–10: PRO, PROB11/1499/477.

5. MiD, 2936/50.

6. MiD, 2933: Journal of the House of Commons, vol.51, 1795–6, pp.297, 520: W.M.Stern, 'The First London Dock Boom and the Growth of The West India Docks', Economica, new series, vol.XIX, 1952, p.63.

7. CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.74, f.46; vol.76, ff.103b–4, 112b–14: PRO, 30/8/255–6, passim.

8. CLRO, Clerk of the Works 131B, ff.91–2.

9. Information kindly supplied by P.Foulds.

10. CLRO, Clerk of the Works 131B, f.91.

11. MiDD 6050022: CLRO, Comptroller's City Lands Plan 20B.

12. Lambert, op.cit., vol.102, pp.iii–xl.

13. GLRO, MR/UP/7C; MR/UP/8B: MiD, TC Plan no.1100006.

14. Lambert, op.cit., vol.102, pp.152–7.

15. MiD, Vaughan portfolio 1/10, 11.

16. 'Account of Ralph Walker Esq.', European Magazine, vol.XLIV, 1803, pp.331–2.

17. Lambert, op.cit., vol.102, pp.384–97.

18. Ibid, pp.211–12.

19. Journal of the House of Commons, vol.52, pp.143, 218, 269.

20. PP1823 (411), IV.489, Report from the Select Committee appointed to Consider of the Means of Maintaining and Improving the Foreign Trade of the Country, 3 June 1823, p.143.

21. WIDC 322, p.453.

22. CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.76, ff.218–19: GL, Broadside 6.148, Equitable propositions for the improvement of the Port of London submitted to the Consideration of the City Corporation, June 1797.

23. CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.76, f.329; Clerk of the Works 131B, ff.123–4: MiD, TC Plan no.1100006; Vaughan portfolio 11, 'A Proposed Plan of West Docks in the Isle of Dogs for the West India Trade': GLRO, MR/UP/8A.

24. E.Sargent, 'The Planning and Early Buildings of the West India Docks', Mariner's Mirror, vol.77, 1991, pp.119–21.

25. CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.77, ff.329–33: MiD, 2396/47–8.

26. CLRO, Clerk of the Works 131B, ff.123–5.

27. Ibid, f.125: Mins, 2396/42.

28. CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.77, ff.329–43: Journal of the House of Commons, vol.53, pp.312–13, 567–8, 571.

29. CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.78, ff.27–48.

30. Lambert, op.cit., vol.124, Minutes of Evidence taken at the House of Commons Select Committee on the Bill for Rendering more Commodious, and for better regulating the Port of London, pp.159, 193: PRO, 30/8/256, pt 1, passim.

31. MiD, 2933; 2936/38, 43, 44: Journal of the House of Commons, vol.54, p.260.

32. MiD, 2933/52: Journal of the House of Commons, vol.54, p.706.

33. PP 1823 (411), IV.489, Report...Maintaining and Improving the Foreign Trade of the Country, 3 June 1823, p.351: GL, Pam. 856, Reply to the Observations of J. Marryat...on the West India Dock Company Charter, 1823, p.9.

34. W.Vaughan, Observations Respecting the Improvement of the Port of London, 1798; A Comparative statement of the advantages and disadvantages of the docks in Wapping and the docks in the Isle of Dogs, 1799.

35. MiD, Misc. Bound Records, West India Merchants, No.97.

36. Journal of the House of Commons, vol.54, p.498: Lambert, op.cit., vol.124, Report from the House of Commons Select Committee Appointed to consider Evidence taken on Bills for the Improvement of the Port of London, pp.199–200: Sir A.Gibb, The Story of Telford, 1935, pp.46–7.

37. W.M.Stern, 'The Isle of Dogs Canal. A Study in Early Public Investment', Economic History Review, 2nd series, vol.IV, 1952, pp.359–71

38. Lambert, op.cit., vol.124, pp.185–6.

39. 39 Geo III, c.69.

40. D.Swann, 'The Pace and Progress of Port Investment in England, 1660–1830', Yorkshire Bulletin of Economic and Social Research, vol.XII, 1960, pp.32–44: C.Hadfield, 'The Grand Junction Canal', Journal of Transport History, vol.IV, 1959, pp.96–112.

41. MiD, 'Alphabetical List of Subscribers to the West India Docks', in copy of 39 Geo III, c.69.

42. J.A.S.L.Leighton-Boyce, Smiths the Bankers, 1658–1958, 1958, p.104: National Westminster Bank Archives, Smith, Payne & Smith records, Nos 2456, 8439.

43. WIDC 297, pp.1–4, 6, 10, 13.

44. CLRO, Clerk of the Works 131B, ff.127, 129.

45. WIDC 297, pp.20–1, 33, 36–7: CLRO, Misc.MS 234.2.

46. WIDC 297, pp.86–102.

47. A.W.Skempton, 'Engineering in the Port of London, 1789–1808', Transactions of the Newcomen Society, vol.50, 1979, pp.87–108: C.Hadfield and A.W.Skempton, William Jessop, Engineer, 1979, pp.200–21: Sargent, op.cit., pp.122–40.

48. GL, SL63/11 London Port Act, list of property required for the canal and the docks, 29 Aug 1799, in copy of 39 Geo III, c.69.

49. WIDC 297, pp.60, 247, 263–4; 298, pp.1–2; 301, p.386: CLRO, 405E.

50. MiD, EWIDC Deeds 1/27–8.

51. WIDC 297, pp.48, 51–2, 72, 75–9: N.Ritchie-Noakes, Liverpool's Historic Waterfront, 1984, p.96.

52. WIDC 297, pp.79, 90, 103, 121.

53. Ibid, pp.219, 223.

54. Ibid, pp.273, 286.

55. WIDC 301, p.453.

56. D.Swann, 'The Engineers of English Port Improvements, 1660– 1830', pt 1, Transport History, vol.1, 1968, pp.153–68.

57. WIDC 301, pp.340, 397.

58. WIDC 304, ff.181–4.

59. WIDC 297, p.229.

60. A.Rowan, 'William Adam and Company', Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, vol.CXXII, 1974, pp.659–78.

61. Colvin.

62. WIDC 300, pp.32–6, 41–3, 47–8, 70–2; 303, ff.33, 35, 38–40, 45– 53, 73, 123, 140: Sargent, op.cit., pp.124, 126.

63. WIDC 303, f.61: PRO, B3/64: Colvin.

64. WIDC 297, pp.95–9.

65. WIDC 297, pp.41, 83, 87–91, 95–102, 112, 128, 195, 233: VCH, Middlesex, vol.VII, 1982, p.141.

66. H.A.Shannon, 'Bricks-a trade index', Economica, new series, vol.1, 1934, p.316.

67. WIDC 297, pp.191, 279, 365, 371.

68. WIDC 301, pp.371, 478.

69. Ibid, p.403.

70. WIDC 302, ff.1–5.

71. Ibid, f.97; 303, ff.30, 77, 111.

72. WIDC 303, ff.191, 193, 202.

73. WIDC 299, p.12.

74. Ibid, pp.12–14, 61; 300, passim.

75. WIDC 297, p.304; 301, p.443.

76. Ibid, pp.353–65.

77. PLA Mins, xxxiv, p.189: Dock and Harbour Authority, vol.XXIII, April 1943, p.281.

78. WIDC 302, ff.234–5; 303, f.222.

79. The Times, 28 Aug 1802, pp.2d–3a: European Magazine, vol.XII, 1802, pp.213–17: Gentleman's Magazine, vol.LXXIV pt 2, 1804, pp.867–9.

80. WIDC 303, ff.207, 209, 219.

81. 42 Geo III, c.113, local.

82. 43 Geo III, c. 132.

83. 44 Geo III, c.7, local: WIDC 306, ff. 172, 189; 310, p.84.

84. WIDC 315, pp.90, 98.

85. WIDC 304, ff, 181–4; 305, f.177; 306, f.169.

86. WIDC 306, ff.159, 200: TH 8367/8, f.15.

87. WIDC 307, pp.106, 130–1.

88. WIDC 308, pp.92, 104, 114–15, 128, 145.

89. WIDC 310, pp.32, 124, 296.

90. 47 Geo III, c.31, s 2.

91. WIDC 298, p.9.

92. Stern, 'Isle of Dogs Canal', op.cit., pp.359–71.

93. CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.80, f.140b; vol.83, ff.239–40, 343–50; vol.85, f.408b: Journal of the House of Commons, vol.57, pp.250, 376; vol.58, pp.128, 399.

94. GL, A.8.6 No.28, General Court of Proprietors of the West India Dock Company, 6 Jan 1809, p.9: J.Pudney, London's Docks, 1975, p.33.

95. WIDC 321, p.31; 322, p.48.

96. WIDC 324, p.116: Stern, 'London Dock Boom', op.cit., pp.73–4.

97. PP1823 (411), IV.489, Report...Maintaining and Improving the Foreign Trade of the Country, 3 June 1823, pp.215, 217: H.Longlands, A Review of the Warehousing System, 1824.

98. WIDC 298, pp.19–48: Baron F.P.C.Dupin, The Commercial Power of Great Britain, vol.11, 1825, pp.45–6.

99. WIDC 325, p.411.

100. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, p.298: PP1823 (411), IV.489, Report...Maintaining and Improving the Foreign Trade of the Country, 3 June 1823, p.99.

101. TH 8367/8, f.16.

102. MiDD 6620736, 6620742, 6620753.

103. WIDC 342, p.16.

104. C.T.G.Boucher, John Rennie 1761–1821, 1963, pp.127–8.

105. WIDC 322, pp.242, 258; 325, pp.161, 173, 342, 369, 382; 335, p.46; 343, p.34.

106. WIDC 346, pp.195, 296, 433.

107. W.Reyburn, Bridge Across the Atlantic, 1972, p.71.

108. WIDC 347, p.209; 348, p.117.

109. WIDC 357, p.69.

110. WIDC 336, p.340; 341, p.167; 344, p.373; 345, pp.130, 144: Dupin, op.cit., p.46: Stern, 'I, op.cit., pp.365–6.

111. WIDC 350, pp.109–36.

112. WIDC 360, pp.90, 154.

113. 10 Geo IV, c.67, 130: WIDC 362, pp.231–50.

114. WIDC 361, p.365; 365, p.408.

115. WIDC 367, p.438; 369, p.446; 370, p.380; 402.

116. WIDC 371, p.42.

117. EWIDC 434, p.457: B, 3 Oct 1863, pp.701–2.

118. WIDC 372, p.355; 374, pp.7, 267–80, 376.

119. 1 Vic, c.9, local: WIDC 379, pp.304, 345; 380, pp.174, 192.

120. EWIDC 456, p.533.

121. EWIDC 432, p.13; 434, p.318; 446, pp.506–7; 451, p.5: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.19.

122. WIDC 373, pp.490, 512: EWIDC 432, pp.85–7, 411.

123. EWIDC 437, pp.367–75, 408, 477.

124. EWIDC 438, pp.151–5; 439, pp.240–5; 444, p.201.

125. B, 29 Nov 1856, p.649: M.R.Lane, The Rendel Connection: A Dynasty of Engineers, 1989, pp.1–63.

126. EWIDC 443, pp.281, 314–16; 446, p.309.

127. EWIDC 447, pp.4, 18, 52, 56–7, 68–9, 86, 396–403.

128. EWIDC 443, pp.241–3, 351, 475.

129. The London Dock Companies: An Inquiry into their Present Position and Future Prospects with Suggestions for Improvements of Revenue and Dividends, 1861.

130. 28 & 29 Vic, c.30, local: EWIDC 448, pp.304–11, 418, 437, 525– 30; 449, pp.37–54, 204–9, 216–27, 256, 322–6, 449–54; 450, pp.114, 177, 278, 413; 451, pp.19, 160–4.

131. J.Marshall, A Biographical Dictionary of Railway Engineers, 1978.

132. EWIDC 447, pp.90, 414: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.73.

133. EWIDC 451, pp.101, 281, 303, 320, 314, 343, 453, p.406.

134. EWIDC 451, p.193; 452, P.262; 454, P.331: MiD, Minutes of Meetings of Directors etc. of the EWIDC with the LSKDC, 1867– 71, pp.43–55, 61–7.

135. 37 & 38 Vic, c.59, local.

136. EWIDC 453, p.441; 454, pp.106, 234–6, 299, 322.

137. 42 & 43 Vic, c.169, local: EWIDC 456, p.500; 458, p.72.

138. EWIDC 452, pp.255–6, 371, 439–41: MiD. EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, pp.73–4: The Architect's, Engineer's, and BuildingTrades Directory, 1868.

139. EWIDC 454, pp. 358, 433.

140. EWIDC 459, p.366.

141. EWIDC 461, p.97; 463, pp.10–12.

142. EWIDC 463, pp.315, 355–6, 418–35.

143. 51 & 52 Vic, c.143, local: EWIDC 464, pp.61, 69, 148, 237, 298– 309, 319, 339, 389, 407, 423, 434–7, 447; 465, p.114; 468, p.228.

144. LIDJC 231, p.1.

145. T.McCarthy, The Great Dock Strike, 1989: MiD, R.Aspinall, unpublished papers.

146. Joseph Conrad, The Nigger of the Narcussus, 1897.

147. LIDJC 231, pp.36, 67, 69, 100, 232, p.259.

148. MiD 267

149. LIDJC 255, July 1899.

150. EWIDC 457, p.346; 463, pp.186–90, 298, 412.

151. EWIDC 465, p.237: LIDJC 231, p.14: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.CXXIX, 1896–7, pp.364–7; vol.CXLVII, 1901, pp.416–7.

152. LIDJC 232, pp.96, 102, 106, 234, pp.10, 14, 179: The Engineer,9 June 1916, p.474: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.CCII, 1916, p.439.

153. EWIDC 469, p.126: MiD, EWIDC Reports of General Meetings, 29 Jan 1900: 63 & 64 Vic, c.111, local.

154. Report of the Royal Commission on the Administration of the Port of London, 1902.

155. LIDC 258, pp.290, 294, 302, 307.

156. LIDC 259, pp.52, 284, 396.

157. 8 Edw VII, c.68.

158. EWIDC 465, p.260: LIDC 258, p.2.

159. PLA Mins, 1, p.27.

160. Ibid, 8 July 1909(3): Shipping Gazette, 22 July 1909: The Engineer, 13 April 1934, p.380: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.238, 1933-4, p.539: Lane, op.cit., pp.89–108.

161. PLA Mins, i, 4 Nov 1909(3/9); xiv, p.37: F.M.Du Plat Taylor, The Design, Construction and Maintenance of Docks, Wharves and Piers, 1934, p.33: The Engineer, 30 Jan 1953, p.175.

162. PLA Mins, i, 20 Jan 1910, No.2; ii, p.158.

163. PLA Mins, xiii, p.407.

164. PLA Mins, iii, pp.81–2, 98, 103: MiDS 2065: The Times, 28 Jan 1911, p.5: The Engineer, 3 Feb 1911, pp.110–12.

165. J.G.Broodbank, The History of the Port of London, vol.1, 1921, p.353.

166. PLA Mins, iv, pp.253, 338; v, p.90

167. PLA Mins, v, p.361; vii, p.70; xiii, p.407: MiDS 730, 2049.

168. 7 & 8 Geo V, c.44, s 39, local: PLA Mins, vii, p.329; viii, pp.222, 346; ix, pp.44, 238, 411; xi, pp.354, 381: MiDD 6070009/5: F.W.D.Davis and W.MacKenzie, 'Major Improvement Works of the Port of London Authority', Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.240, 1934–5, p.258.

169. PLA Mins, xii, pp.190, 203; xiii, p.407.

170.PLA Mins, xiii, p.261; XXX, p.66.

171. PLA Mins, xii, pp.190, 203, 260, 373, 410; xiii, pp.178, 196: Du Plat Taylor, op.cit., p.34.

172. Journal of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.26, 1945–6, p.541.

173. PLA Mins, xiv, pp. 387, 494; xv, pp.235, 277, 395, 419.

174. PLA Mins, lxviii, p.34.

175. PLA Mins, xvi, pp.316, 399, 437.

176. PLA Mins, xvii, pp.321, 464, 468; xviii, pp.172, 257; xxi, p.171: Davis and Mackenzie, op.cit., p.316.

177. PLA Mins, xvi, p.200.

178. PLA Mins, xv, pp.394–5; xv, pp.356, 378: MiDS 2337.

179. PLA Mins, xvi, pp.255, 272, 416, 437; xvii, pp.266, 301: Dock and Harbour Authority, June 1925, p.225: Davis and MacKenzie, op.cit., p.327.

180. PLA Mins, xx, pp.71, 125, 215, 316, 336, 396; xxiv, pp.176, 202: MiDS 2247.

181. PLA Mins, xxii, p.78; xxvi, p.263; xxviii, p.88; xxxi, p.233.

182. PLA Mins, xxviii, p.88, 201: MiDS 2347.

183. PLA Mins, xxxvi, p.191; xl, p.156; Iv, p.303.

184. MiDS 2278, p.234.

185. PLA Mins, xxix, pp.189, 447; xI, p.40; xliv, p.352: Dock and Harbour Authority, Sept 1955, p.166.

186. PLA Mins, xxxviii, p.176; xl, p.7.

187. PLA Mins, liii, pp.70, 113; lv, pp.63, 141: MiDD 6702296.

188. PLA Mins, lvii, pp.155, 160.

189. PLA Mins, lv. p.332; lxiii, p.65; lxvii, p.129; xlix, p.49; lxiii, p.41; lxix, p.72; lxxi, p.130.

190. PLA Mins, lix, pp.71, 82, 89, 114.

191. PLA Mins, lxi, pp.40, 88; lxii, pp.17, 26; lxiv, b/w pp.30–1.

192. PLA .Mins, lxiv, b/w pp.2–3, 52–3; lxvi, b/w pp.15–16.

193. PLA Mins, lxvii, b/w pp.100–1; xviii, pp.5, 48, 65, 82–4, 93; lxix, pp.9, 30, 96.

194. PLA Mins, Ixx, b/w pp.8–9, 32–3, 65–6, 91–2, p.121; lxxi, b/w pp.10–11, pp.99, 126.

195. PLA Mins, lxxii, pp.13, 16, 26, 37, 55.

196. Swann, 1960 op.cit., pp.32–44.

197. Ibid.

198. WIDC 297, pp.86–102, 157–60, 189; 301, pp.356, 386, 440; 302, ff.208, 214.

199. WIDC 297, p.353; 301, pp.371, 431–7, 468; 302, ff.20, 35, 62.

200. WIDC 302, ff.167, 240–1, 251, 255, 259; 303, ff.40, 46, 53, 77: MiD, WID, portfolio, sheet 23.

201. WIDC 303, ff.35, 227; 304, f.75; 305, f.239: European Magazine, Sept 1802, pp.213–17.

202. WIDC 297, p.92; 298, p.9; 300, passim.

203. WIDC 301, p.409; 303, f.176; 304, f.142: LIDJC 237A, p.136: MiDD 6700211, 6700298: Skempton, op.cit., pp.91, 107: R.N.Bray and P.F.B.Tatham, Old Waterfront Walls, 1992, p.34.

204. EWIDC 436, p.214; 440, pp.524–5; 446, p.441; 453, p.42: MiD, WID portfolio, 4/41.

205. MiDS 148, Nos 3, 4, 7, 8.

206. LIDJC 240, pp.146, 182, 251, 257: MiD, Misc. Contracts: MiDD 6700282: Engineering, 12 Oct 1894, pp.473–4; 9 Nov 1894, pp.598–9.

207. LIDJC 232, pp.193, 226, 306; 237A, pp.23, 136; 239, p.310; 240, p.166; 254, 31 Dec 1895, p.26.

208. LIDJC 233, p.309; 241, p.300; 254, 30 June 1898: MiD, Misc. Contracts: MiDD 6700242.

209. LIDJC 234, p.281; 242, p.46; 264, p.19: LIDC 269, p.33: MiDS 363: MiDD 6700212: PLA Mins, lvi, p.70.

210. PLA Mins, iii, p.81; iv, p.126: MiDS 3114: Du Plat Taylor, op.cit., pp.140–1, 243–4.

211. PLA Mins, xliv, p.265; xlv, p.101.

212. PLA Mins, xxvii, p.400; xxviii, pp.23, 212: MiD, PLA Completed Contracts, xxv: MiDD 6702114–22: Sir D.J.Owen, 'Port of London Developments', Dock and Harbour Authority, Dec 1937, p.35: P.L.A. Monthly, Aug 1937, pp.268–9.

213. PLA Mins, xxix, p.389; xxx, p.54; xxxix, p.282; xl, pp.340, 355, 386; xli, pp.272, 360; xlviii, p.343; xlix, p.276: MiDS 1486, 2278, p.40; 2347, p.26: MiDD 6702182–94: MiD, PLA Completed Contracts, xxxvi: G.A.Wilson, 'P.L.A. Engineering Works, 1952', Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.2 pt 2, 1953, p.565.

214. PLA Mins, lxxi, p.99.

215. RCHME correspondence, Canary Wharf 'Banana Walls', Application for Listed Building Consent.

216. WIDC 297, pp.86–102; 304, ff.264–7.

217. WIDC 305, ff.170, 239, 257; 306, ff.58, 159, 169.

218. WIDC 306, ff.33, 149, 188; 307, p.347: Skempton, op.cit., pp.106–7.

219. WIDC 307, pp.116, 353, 382; 308, pp.65, 226, 270–1, 278, 295. 335; 312, pp.76, 91, 382: Architect, Engineer and Surveyor, vol.IV, 1843, pp.5–6: Hadfield and Skempton, op.cit., p.219.

220. WIDC 299, pp.6, 12; 306, f.149; 307, pp.86, 133; 314, p.275.

221. WIDC 306, f.76; 307, p.154; 308, p.107; 310, pp.32, 124; 314, p.258; 315, p.10: MiDD 6700211.

222. WIDC 299, pp.59, 68: Gentleman's Magazine, vol.LXXVI pt 2, 1806, p.671.

223. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports, 1/2, pp.61–2, 208: WIDC 316, p.207: EWIDC 454, p.38.

224. EWIDC 438, pp.94, 122–3, 159, 213; 453, pp.433–9, 514; 454, p.37; 455, p.88; 456, pp.46, 306.

225. EWIDC 447, pp.191, 199: LIDJC 239, p.140: LIDC 270, p.127: MiDS 148, No.3.

226. EWIDC 459, p.232: MiDS(LD) 19/6, 7: LIDJC 263, p.233.

227. PLA Mins, iii, p.82; iv, p.126; v, p.119: MiDS 1533: MiDD 6700287: MiD, PLA Album: Du Plat Taylor, op.cit., pp.141–2.

228. PLA Mins, xxxv, p.82; xliii, p.428: MiDS 1951, p.5: P.L.A. Monthly, April 1962, pp.88–9.

229. PLA Mins, lvii, p.155; lviii, pp.12, 84; lxxi, p.99.

230. WIDC 297, p.105.

231. WIDC 303, f.48.

232. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports, 1/9, p.59: EWIDC 452, pp.65, 140; 455, p.115; 459, pp.223–4: LIDJC 237A, p.139.

233. WIDC 360, p.171: EWIDC 446, p.199; 459, pp.223–4: LIDJC 237A, p.60; 240, p.55: LIDC 258, p.128: MiDS 3184: MiDD 6700235: MiD, West India and Millwall Dock Improvements, Contract No.2.

234. MiD, WID portfolio, sheet 14: Sir John Soane's Museum, Drawing 57/6/12.

235. WIDC 297, p.86; 301, p.449.

236. WIDC 303, ff.166, 224.

237. WIDC 301, p.386; 302, ff.10, 20, 62, 82, 190, 206, 211, 224, 228, 235, 259: Hadfield and Skempton, op.cit., pp.210–11.

238. WIDC 302, f.146; 303, ff.6, 11, 48, 156, 164, 224; 304, f.67: Skempton, op.cit., fig.5.

239. WIDC 303, f.228; 304, ff.40, 46, 67, 88: Hadfield and Skempton, op.cit., pp.214–15: Gentleman's Magazine, vol.LXXII pt 2, 1802, p.777: The Times, 24 July 1802, p.3b; 26 July 1802, p.3c—d.

240. MiDS 148: MiD, LIDJC photograph album.

241. WIDC 304, ff.200–4: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/2, pp.267– 70.

242. WIDC 319, p.6.

243. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/4, pp.355–7; 1/9, p.261; 1/10, pp.194, 293–8, 381; 1/11, pp.54–6; 1/12, p.13: PP1823 (411), IV.489, Report... Maintaining and Improving the Foreign Trade of the Country, 3 June 1823, pp.76, 92–4, 149, 331.

244. WIDC 328, pp.97, 127, 143: EWIDC 448, pp.51, 203–6.

245. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/1, pp.277–8; 11/2, pp.128, 132–3, 208, 214–17: CLNC, Y/24, pp.14, 21–2, 32–5, 46–7, 52, 83–4, 111–12, 257–60, 292–5: WIDC 349, pp.234, 373; 356, p.11: MiDD 6700233–4.

246. WIDC 373, p.378; 378, p.178: MiD, London and Blackwall Railway Bills, 1836, House of Commons Committee, Minutes of Evidence, p.4.

247. MiDS 386: EWIDC 441, pp.389, 391.

248. MiDS 386: EWIDC 442, pp.52–60, 199.

249. MiDS 386.

250. Ibid:EWIDC 441, p.460; 442, pp.259, 269, 304, 312, 383: MiDD 6760116–7, 6760130.

251. EWIDC 464, p.106.

252. 55 & 56 Vic, c.131, local: LIDJC 232, pp.38, 40, 42, 61; 237, pp.308–9: EWIDC 467, pp.142, 205, 214–15: MiDS 148/3, 4, 6, 10.

253. LIDJC 232, pp.63, 67, 69–70, 72, 78, 80–2, 98; 237A, pp.2, 5, 17, 22; 239, pp.289, 294, 300; 467, p.250: MiDS 148/9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 23, 29, 30.

254. LIDJC 239, p.306; 240, p.27: MiDS 148, Nos 25, 27, 34.

255. LIDJC 232, pp.137, 140–1; 237A, p.88.

256. MiD Photographs, Glass Negatives: GLRO Photographs, 80/6946.

257. LIDJC 232, pp.146, 233–8; 240, pp.7–8, 12, 34, 46, 175, 242, 264: MiDS 3256: MiD, LIDJC photograph album.

258. LIDJC 232, p.144; 240, pp.12, 16, 35: MiD, Misc. Contracts.

259. MiDD 6700268: RCHME photographs, BB86/3522–3, 3624.

260. Hadfield and Skempton, op.cit., pp.44–6.

261. LIDJC 232, pp.260, 265; 254, 31 Dec 1894: EWIDC 468, pp.19, 57, 126: MiD, LIDJC photograph album.

262. LIDJC 240, p.286; 244, p.148; 254, 31 Dec 1895, p.26.

263. MiDS 148: MiDD 6760127–33, 6760168–77, 6840148–68: MiD, LIDJC photograph album: Engineering, 12 Oct 1894, pp.473–4, 476, 488; 26 Oct 1894, pp.539–40: Du Plat Taylor, op.cit., pp.223–4: C.Colson, Notes on Docks and Dock Construction, 1894, p.244.

264. LIDJC 232, pp.258, 266; 234, pp.143, 172; 237A, p.27; 241, p.328; 254; 255, July 1899: EWIDC 469, p.171: MiDS 148/33: PLA Mins, xv, pp.42, 486.

265. PLA Mins, xlii, p.8; lii, p.194: MiDS 2278, p.40; 2337.

266. WIDC 301, p.479; 302, ff.8, 208; 303, ff.156, 227.

267. WIDC 304, ff.168, 181–4, 200–4; 305, ff.177, 293: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/2, pp.267–70: Hadfield and Skempton, op.cit., pp.216–17.

268. RCHME photographs, BB88/1965–73.

269. WIDC 326, p.326; 338, p.141: MiD, River Deeds, VI/a, p.54: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/9, p.315; 11/1, p.365: EWIDC 448, p. 176; 449, pp.37–54.

270. Report... Administration of the Port of London, Mins, p.45.

271. PLA Mins, xviii, p.479; xix, p.I.

272. WIDC 301, pp.266, 449; 303, ff.7, 158, 164; 304, ff.97, 101, 185: Hadfield and Skempton, op.cit., pp.215–16.

273. MiDS(LD) 13/49.

274. WIDC 322, pp.367–75: MiDS 386: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/5, pp. 415–19.

275. WIDC 322, pp.496, 524–7; 382, pp.411, 422, 485; 325, pp.126, 161–3: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/6, pp.251–2, 262.

276. WIDC 325, pp.200–6.

277. H.W.Dickinson, 'Jolliffe and Banks, Contractors', Transactions of the Newcomen Society, vol.XII, 1931–2, pp.1–8.

278. WIDC 299, pp.46, 74: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/6, pp.320, 381–3.

279. WIDC 326, p.427; 327, p.282; 328, p.24: EWIDC 451, p.145.

280. LIDJC 237A, pp.171, 213.

281. PLA Mins, iii, pp.81–2; xii, p.147.

282. WIDC 301, p.449; 302, f.256; 303, f.18: MiDD 6760105.

283. WIDC 333, p.271; 337, p.101; 349, p.123.

284. WIDC 302, f.266; 303, ff.7, 93.

285. MiDS 386.

286. WIDC 299, p.7; 306, ff.75, 133, 149; 307, pp.49, 154; 313, p.49.

287. WIDC 358, p.322; 361, pp.34, 146; 373, p.469; 378, p.200: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/4, pp.248–9.

288. EWIDC 462, pp.35–7, 69.

289. LIDJC 237A, p.72: EWIDC 467, p.250: MiDS 148/18, 21.

290. LIDJC 232, pp.86, 122, 192; 240, pp.29, 38, 103, 147: MiDS 3123: MiDS(LD) 15/67: MiDD 6760105, 6760165: MiD, Misc. Contracts.

291. MiD, LIDJC photograph album: Engineering, 12 Oct 1894, p.474.

292. MiD, West India and Millwall Dock Improvements, Contract No.2.

293. PLA Mins, lvi, p.70.

294. MiDS 2, 885: EWIDC 452, pp.355, 425.

295. 37 & 38 Vic, c.59, local: EWIDC 453, p.327; 454, pp.78–80.

296. MiD, EWIDC Miscellaneous Printed Material, 'Patterns of Printed Forms which have passed through the Secretary's Office': EWIDC 454, pp.78–80, 322, 377, 441, 523; 455, pp.4, 37–8, 136, 160, 211; 463, p.57.

297. The Engineer, 30 May 1879, pp. 392, 395: MiD, WID portfolio, 31/48: EWIDC 455, pp.367, 396, 420, 505; 456, pp.259, 352; 457. pp.28, 69, 122, 212: MiD, EWIDC Deeds.

298. C. H. Jordan, Particulars of Dry Docks, Wet Docks etc., 1882.

299. The Engineer, 30 May 1879, pp.392, 395: MiD, WID portfolio, 31: Museum of London, Prints and Drawing, 2499/61–158A

300. EWIDC 456, p.403; 457, p.498; 458, pp.290, 313, 402: PRO, BT 31/3224/18852.

301. PRO, BT31/3585/22012: Shipping Gazette and Lloyd's List, 9 Jan 1886, notice: GL, MS 17,868, pp.131, 134, 150, 167, 345, 350– 1: EWIDC 463, p.57.

302. LIDJC 231, pp.182, 217, 223; 237, p.153: NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/1A, pp. 1–7: E.Hurd, Eighty-Six Years Plus: The Story of the London Graving Dock Company Ltd., 1976, pp.6–8.

303. MiDS 3184: MiDS(LD) 14/10: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, reg.2B, p.6: DSR, 1891/11, 95–6; 1893/136–40: NMM, RTS/LGD/B/I/IA, pp.10, 24, 37, 39, 42, 57, 115, 134, 143, 149, 164, 197: VFB, 1935, No.35, ff.42–9.

304. VFB, 1935, No.36, ff.1–2.

305. NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/4–5, passim: PLA Mins,x, pp.72, 192; xi, p.404; xxv, pp.40, 146: Hurd, op.cit., pp.10, 13, 17.

306. PLA Mins, xxxii, pp. 9, 83, 128, 211, 251; xxxiv, p.84: Goad, 1957 series, vol.xii, p.359: VFB, No.127A, f.16: NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/6A

307. PLA Mins, xxxvi, pp.109; xxxvii, pp.16–17; xxxviii, p.178: NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/6A; AEC/B/1/1: Hurd, op.cit., pp.39–40.

308. PLA Mins, xl, p.306, xliii, p.44: NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/6A: F.W. Davis, 'The East and West India Graving Docks', Dock and Harbour Authority, Oct 1949, pp.157–64.

309. PLA Mins, xliii, p.44.

310. PLA Mins, lxxi, b/w pp.94–5; lxxii, p.43: Port of London, Winter 1977, p.136.

311. MiD, PLA Engineering Files.

312. Hadfield and Skempton, op.cit., pp. 192–7.

313. CLRO, 404B, i, ff. 1–2, 4–5; 405E: Skempton, op.cit., pp.94–5.

314. CLRO, 405E: WIDC 309, p.145: MiD, 'Port Committee Book', Index: European Magazine, xlviii, 1805, p.157.

315. CLRO, 405E; Comptroller's City Lands Plan 606: MiD, TC Plan no. 1100317: pp 1812–13 (109), XIII.105, Reply of the Committee for...the Port of London, to a Paper...intitled 'A Statement of Particulars respecting the Isle of Dogs Canal for the Transit of Commercial Vessels', 25 March 1813, pp. 1–5: Skempton, op.cit., pp.94–5.

316. Hadfield and Skempton, op.cit., p. 196.

317. MiD, City of London Committee for Improving the Port of London, Rough Minutes, 1803–4: CLRO, 405E.

318. CLRO, 405E.

319. Dupin, 1825 op.cit., p.47: Stern, 'Isle of Dogs Canal', op.cit., pp. 359–71.

320. CLRO, 405E; Court of Common Council Journal, vol.85, ff.406b– 8b: PP 1812–13 (109), XIII.105, Reply of the Committee for ...the Port of London, 25 March 1813, pp.1–5: MiDS 721: MiD, PLA photograph album.

321. WIDC 318, p. 125. 333, p.444.

322. CLRO, 404B, i-iii: MiD, J.Elmes, 'Plan of the Navigable Canal in the Isle of Dogs', 1 Oct 1828: MiDS 721, Bourdieu to Harrison, 1 Jan 1820: GLRO, MR/UP/80B.

323. pp1823 (411), IV.489. Report... Maintaining and Improving the Foreign Trade of the Country, 3 June 1823, p.26.

324. pp1812–13 (109), XIII.105, Reply of the Committee... for the Port of London, 25 March 1813, pp.1–5: MiDS 721, 'Note prepared at Canal Office, Jan 1815': CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.89, ff.93b–6b: Stern, 'Isle of Dogs Canal', op.cit., pp.364–5.

325. N.Hibbert, An Abstract of the Case of the W.I.D.C. before the Committee on Foreign Trade, 1823, p.62: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/8, pp.284–5: MiDS 721, 'Minutes of a Conference with the Chancellor of the Exchequer...30 Nov 1815'.

326. WIDC 351, p. 531; 352, pp.267, 332, 522; 353, p.224; 355, p.18: MiDS 721: CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.98, ff.20b, 192b–3b, 346b–51, 361.

327. MiDS 2396/52.

328. CLRO. Court of Common Council Journal, vol.87, ff.454, 476b, 491b–4: CLNC, R/17, pp.353–5, 369, 371, 377–8, 388: MiDS 721: GLRO, MR/UP/46; MR/UP/80A.

329. MiD, WID portfolio, sheet 10A: GLRO, MR/UP/80A, C-E: CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.98, ff. 206b–9: CLNC, Z/25, pp.194–205, 241–2, 298–9.

330. CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.98, ff.331b–2b, 357b–60: GLRO, MB/UP/80B: MiD, Millwall Docks portfolio, sheet 6.

331. CLNC, Z/25, pp.390–403, 421–2, 431: CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.99, ff. 127b–31.

332. 6 Geo IV, c.119, local.

333. MiDS 2396/52, 55–7.

334. CLRO, Court of Common Council Journal, vol.102, ff.368b–73, 382–4: MiD, Elmes, 'Plan of the Navigable Canal'.

335. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/5, pp.285–7: MiDS 721: WIDC 360, p.240; 361, p.311.

336. MiDS 721: pp1829 (159), XXI.125, Treasury Minute on the subject of the Sale of the City Canal to the West India Dock Company, 14 April 1829: Stern, 'Isle of Dogs Canal', op.cit., pp. 369–70.

337. 10 Geo IV, c.130, local.

338. WIDC 362, pp.191–3, 231, 287–90, 430, 483–6; 363, pp.41, 85, 166, 257, 332–3, 348, 358, 387; 364, p.114: MiDS 721.

339. WIDC 364, pp.217, 292, 328, 468, 501; 365, pp.76, 238; 366, pp.80, 260, 383; 367, pp.86, 450.

340. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/vii, pp.384–6.

341. WIDC 367, pp.510–24: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/8, pp.21–3, 67–70, 177–200: MiDS 212.

342. J.Coad, Historic Architecture of the Royal Navy, 1983, pp.120, 123: MiDS 212.

343. WIDC 368, pp.195, 234, 345, 419, 475, 369, p. 126; 370, pp.127, 137, 181: MiDS 212: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/8, pp.224, 246, 353–4; 11/9, p.197.

344. WIDC 370, pp.354, 399; 374, pp.178, 231.

345. EWIDC 442, pp.52–60; 443, pp.393–6, 473: MiDS 386: MiDD 6700231.

346. EWIDC 472, pp.2, 8–11, 16, 18–23; 448, pp.176, 306–7, 415: MiDS 373: MiDS(LD) 11/5/3–4.

347. EWIDC 449, pp.37–54, 99–103; 450, p.434; 472, pp.24–52: MiDS(LD) 11/5/7–9.

348. B, 29 Sept 1860, p.627.

349. MiDS(LD) 11/5/27: EWIDC 449, pp.246, 411.

350. MiDS(LD) 11/5/36.

351. MiDS(LD) 11/5/69–70: EWIDC 450, p.59.

352. MiDS(LD) 11/5/73, 75, 97, 104, 107–9, 111–12, 117, 120, 135–6: EWIDC 450, pp.338, 358, 416, 444; 451, p.4.

353. L.F.Vernon-Harcourt, 'Description of the new South Dock in the Isle of Dogs, forming part of the West India Docks', Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.XXXIV, 1871–2, pp. 157–77: Engineering, 23 April 1869, p.270.

354. The Architect, 12 March 1870, p.127.

355. EWIDC 457, p.170.

356. L.F.Vernon-Harcourt, Harbours and Docks, their physical features, history, construction, equipment and maintenance, 1885, pp.411–29: I.S.Greeves, London Docks 1800–1980, 1980, p.147: Bray and Tatham, op.cit., passim.

357. EWIDC 451, p.259; 452, pp.60, 62, 270, 306, 308, 503; 453, pp.7, 106, 426, 433–9: A.Forrow, The Thames and its Docks, 1877, p.55.

358. MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.71: EWIDC 457, p.7.

359. EWIDC 461, p.272: LIDC 261, p.113; 269, p.186: PLA Mins, iii, p.191; iv, p.216; vii, p.114.

360. PLA Mins, iii, pp. 81–2, 98; vii, p.70; viii, p.227: MiDS 730, 2049, 2065: MiDD 6070009: Syren and Shipping, 4 Aug 1915, p.215: Modern Transport, 27 May 1922, p.5.

361. MiDS 2337.

362. PLA Mins, xx, pp.114, 125, 316, 373, 396: MiD, PLA, West India and Millwall Dock Improvements, Contract No.4.

363. PLA Mins, xxxv, p.82; xxxvii, p.350; xliv, p.334; xlix, p.276.

364. Trinity House, Court Minutes, 1798–1806, p.92.

365. CLRO, 404B, ff. 7–10, 25, 32, 39, 45, 48; 405E: PP 1806 (132), XII. 419, Statement of the Progress of the Works of the Canal in the Isle of Dogs, 3 April 1806, pp.1–2.

366. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/11, p.234: Report...Administration of the Port of London, App.D.

367. Engineering, 1 Jan 1869, p. 10.

368. Baron F.P.C.Dupin, Voyages dans la Grande Bretagne, III, Force Commerciale, 1824, pl.ix.

369. The Times, 8 May 1856, p.7a: EWIDC 444, pp.296, 310, 351; 445, p.80; 448, pp.203–6.

370. EWIDC 456, p.201; 460, p.181.

371. EWIDC 464, p.16: LIDJC 237, p.221.

372. PLA Mins, xvii, p.368: P.L.A. Monthly, Feb 1927, p. 138: Engineering, 17 April 1931, pp.501–3.

373. CLRO, 404B; 405E.

374. EWIDC 449, pp.338–42; 472, pp.69, 73–5: MiDS(LD), 11/5/27–8, 34, 36, 84, 87, 107, 112, 118, 127.

375. Vernon-Harcourt, 1871–2 op.cit., pp. 159–62: The Engineer, 25 July 1873, pp.51–2.

376. LIDJC 234, pp. 153, 156, 170, 179, 205; 241, pp.323, 327, 348, 357; 242, p.36; 263, pp.154, 233, 249, 310: EWIDC 469, pp.181, 193: LIDC 258, p.260; 269, pp.83, 94, 209: MiDS 363: MiDS(LD) 19/4, 6, 7.

377. MiDS(LD) 19/4: BN, 21 Feb 1902, p.268: MiD Photographs.

378. LIDC 262, p. 50.

379. PLA Mins, iii, p.82: MiDS 730, 2065.

380. PLA Mins, xvi, p.416: MiDS 2337.

381. PLA Mins, xviii, pp.275, 303, 329; xix, pp.96, 143, 174, 258: P.L.A. Monthly, Sept 1927, pp.362–4; Dec 1927, p.74; Aug 1928, pp. 327–9.

382. PLA Mins, xx, p.58; xlix, p.66: Engineering, 24 April 1931, p.532.

383. PLA Mins, xxi, pp.118, 248; xxii, p.206: Davis and McKenzie, op.cit., p.318.

384. PLA Mins, xxxix, p. 190; xli, p.269.

385. MiD, PLA, West India and Millwall Dock Improvements, Contract No.2; PLA photograph albums: MiDD 6762056–110, 6762126–7, 6840212–33: Engineering, 24 April 1931, pp.531–3: Davis and MacKenzie, op.cit., pp.311–15.

386. PLA Mins, l, p.211; lii, p.93.

387. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, pp.287–8.

388. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/11, p.325.

389. MiDS 386.

390. EWIDC 442, pp.7, 51–60, 65.

391. MiDS 386: EWIDC 442, pp.178, 181, 210, 422; 444, pp.204, 264, 481–2, 490: MiDD 6700231.

392. MiDS 386: MiDD 66700247–65, 6760134–7.

393. Vernon-Harcourt, 1871–2 op.cit., p.168: MiDS 25, p.169.

394. PLA Mins, lxxi, pp.66, 75.

395. MiDS 730.

396. PLA Mins, xvi, pp.272, 416, 437, 491; xvii, p.21: MiDS 2337.

397. PLA Mins, xvii, pp.368, 425; xxi, p.150.

398. MiD, PLA, West India and Millwall Docks Improvements, Contract No. 1: MiDD 6762144–6: P.L.A. Monthly, Feb 1927, pp. 138– 9; May 1927, pp.240–2; Dec 1927, p.75: Engineering, 17 April 1931, pp.501–3: Davis and Mackenzie, op.cit., pp. 308–11.

399. M. Tucker, 'Warehouses in Dockland', Dockland, 1986, pp.21–30: D.Cruickshank, 'Gwilt Complex', AR, April 1989, pp.55–61: R.Thorne, 'Rebirth of a Rogue', AJ, 23 July 1986, pp.29–38.

400. T.Bannister, 'The First Iron-Framed Buildings', AR, April 1950, pp.231–46: D.Yeomans, 'Structural Carpentry in London Building', in Good and Proper Materials: The Fabric of London Since the Geat Fire, ed. H.Hobhouse and A.Saunders, 1989, p.44.

401. WIDC 297, pp.86–102, 145: MiD, WID portfolio, sheet 14: Sir John Soane Museum, Drawing No.57/6/12.

402. WIDC 297, pp.72, 153, 162–89: Cruickshank, op.cit.: Sargent, op.cit., pp.122–3.

403. WIDC 297, pp.200, 219, 223, 229: Colvin: B, 12 July 1856, p.386.

404. WIDC 297, p.227.

405. Ibid, p.267.

406. Ibid, pp. 302–9, 353–61; 301, p.315.

407. WIDC 301, pp.351, 397, 409, 417, 453; 302, ff.45, 163, 194, 212, 224, 234–5, 264–6; 303, ff.35, 77.

408. WIDC 300, pp.52–63; 302, ff.8, 20, 255; 303, ff.25, 53, 60.

409. WIDC 303, ff.81, 198, 234, 239, 256; 304, ff.2, 29, 40; 305, ff.3, 316.

410. Tucker, op.cit, pp.21–30.

411. Ritchie-Noakes, op.cit., pp.28, 140.

412. WIDC 302, p.45: Arup Associates, Report on Foundations to North Quay Warehouses, West India Dock, 1985.

413. Gentleman's Magazine, vol. lxxiv pt 2, 1804, pp.867–9.

414. PLA Mins, xix, p.319; xx, pp.10, 306, 387: MiDD 6622056: EEN, 18 Nov 1932.

415. WIDC 303, f.77.

416. C.Giles and I.H.Goodall, Yorkshire Textile Mills, 1770–1930, 1992, pp.63–4.

417. WIDC 340A, pp.409–13: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/8, pp.288– 9; 1/10, pp.289–98: Sargent, op.cit., pp.131–2.

418. WIDC 304, f.185; 307, p.42; 312, p.135; 314, pp.147, 340: GL, A.8.6 No.28, General Court of Proprietors of the West India Dock Company, 6 Jan 1809, p.13: Sargent, op.cit., p.132.

419. WIDC 326, pp.321–6.

420. WIDC 327, p.456; 328, pp.127, 144: J.W.Hall, 'Joshua Field's Diary of a Tour in 1821 Through the Midlands', Transactions of the Newcomen Society, 1925–6, pp.20–37.

421. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, pp.289–98.

422. WIDC 329, pp. 369, 426; 330, p.231; 331, pp.37, 231, 321; 332, p.66; 333, pp.124, 363; 334, p.488; 336, p.340; 339, p.314; 342, p.268: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/8, pp.420–1.

423. MiDD 6620746.

424. WIDC 337, p.101: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/7, pp.290–1.

425. MiD 2396/51.

426. MiD, Miscellaneous PLA Engineering Notes.

427. WIDC 350, p.29; 353, p.332; 354, pp.84, 119: EWIDC 435, pp.451, 481; 439, p.2; 440, pp.138, 164; 451, p.367; 460, p.8: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/11, pp.321–5; 11/1, pp.9–13: MiDD 6620810.

428. WIDC 303, f.234: EWIDC 439, pp.209–17; 447, p.264: GL, MS 14,942/i, pp.21, 55; MS 14,943/vii, pp.15, 77; MS 14,948, p.3.

429. WIDC 303, f.198; 351, pp.491, 496: MiD Photographs: Dupin, 1824 op.cit., pp.42–3, pl.8.

430. EWIDC 447, p.192: MiDD 6620801, 6900126.

431. PLA Mins, xviii, p.78; xxii, pp.38, 136; xxiii, p.70: MiDD 6862003, 6862025: MiD, PLA photograph album 19677, Plate on No.2 Warehouse.

432. WIDC 375, p.213: EWIDC 433, pp.403–4; 438, p.389; 454, p.144: GL, MS 14,948, p.7.

433. MiD, EWIDC, Description of the East and West India Dock Company's Docks, Warehouses etc. for the Guidance of Visitors, 1883, p.9.

434. LIDC 262, p.241; 270, pp.114, 117: GL, MS 14,943/xi, p. 113; /xii, p.154; /xiv, p.225; /xix, p.323.

435. LIDC 260, pp.43, 55; 270, p.170: PLA Mins, xxvii, p.353: MiDS 2914, Appendices ii, iii: MiDS(LD), 20/10: MiD, Misc. Contracts.

436. MiDD 6620673, 6620950.

437. MiDD 6570152, 6620623.

438. MiD, PLA, Guide for the Use of Visitors to the Docks and Warehouses, 1913, p.47: P.L.A. Monthly, Aug 1958, p.208: MiDD 6622296, 6622481.

439. PLA Mins, xiii, pp. 352, 422; xiv, pp.70, 411; xxx, p.200; xxxii, p.141; xxxiii, p.187: MiD, PLA Completed Contracts, vii: MiDD 6620788, 6620911, 6622481.

440. MiDS 1660: LCC/MIN/2774.

441. PLA Mins, xxxii, pp.174, 213; xxxiii, p.78; xlv, p.222.

442. PLA Mins, xlv, p.159.

443. Report...Administration of the Port of London, App.D, p. 156: MiDS 2065, p.6.

444. MiDS 2347, p.28: Owen, op.cit., p.39.

445. PLA Mins, xxviii, p.88; xl, p.137: MiDS 2278: MiDD 6702167– 70.

446. PLA Mins, lv, p.141; lvii, p.160; lxiv, b/w pp. 2–3: MiDD 6702329.

447. PLA Mins, lxix, b/w pp. 74–5. 95–6; lxxi, b/w pp.94–5: ELA, 23 Nov 1979. pp.1, 3: AR/HB/5246.

448. LDDC, Listed Building Consent Applications TW/89/162, T/91/219: Docklands News, May 1992, p.15.

449. WIDC 304, ff.236, 257, 279, 305, ff.6, 39, 259, 293; 306, ff.102, 109: POD

450. WIDC 305. f. 118.

451. Arup Associates, Report on Foundations...

452. WIDC 305, f.259; 311, p.142: MiDD 6620811.

453. WIDC 335, p. 172.

454. WIDC 358, p. 155

455. Ibid, pp. 215–17, 509; 359, p.44: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/3, p.276; 11/4, pp.363–4.

456. EWIDC 439, pp.209–17.

457. WIDC 358, p.297: MiDD 6620679, 6620688–9, 6620842: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/3, pp.276–95, 305–6, 328–9: Sargent, op.cit., p.138.

458. WIDC 361. pp.341, 365; 371, p.201; 372, p.173; 373, p.142: EWIDC 438. p.389; 447, p.367; 451, p.312; 454, p.394: MiD, EWTDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.30: LIDJC 241, p.151: GL, MS 14.948, pp.6–7.

459. LIDJC 241, p. 342; 242, p.20; 254: LIDC 262, p.53; 269, p.22.

460. The Times, 13 July 1901, p.12b: GLRO, LCC/FB/GEN/9/13, p.194: LIDC 261, pp.61, 66: MiD, WID portfolio, sheet 7/23.

461. LIDC 261, p.88; 269, p.71: MiDD 6620987.

462. LIDC 258, pp.153, 163–4; 261, pp.92, 96; 269, pp.71, 79, 81.

463. LIDC 258, pp. 173, 269, pp. 85–7: GL, MS 14,942/x, pp.21, 32, 128, MS 14,943/xviii, p. 131.

464. LIDC 269, pp.102, 160–1.

465. MiDD 6620623.

466. MiD, Misc. Contracts: GL, MS 15,628/7.

467. PLA Mins, vi, pp. 236, 293; viii, p.285; ix, p.224: MiDD 6620724.

468. LIDJC, Guide for the Use of Visitors to the Docks and Warehouses, 1897, p.22: H.F.Donaldson, 'Cold Storage at the London and India Docks', Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.cxxix, 1896–7, pp.1–48.

469. LIDJC 232, pp.275, 281, 284; 240, p.240.

470. LIDJC 232, p.303; 240, p.246: MiD, Misc. Contracts.

471. MiDS, 'Refrigeration at the West India Docks'.

472. LIDJC 233, pp.116, 137, 156, 239; 240, pp.253, 260, 263, 315, 323, 331, 358; 241, pp.39, 72; 254, 31 Dec 1894, 31 Dec 1895, 31 Dec 1898: LIDC 267, Jan 1901, Table 18: MiDD 6670002– 13: GL, MS 14,942/viii, pp.92, 100, 180.

473. PLA Mins, iii, p.106; xvii, pp.209, 338; xix, p.128.

474. PLA Mins, xxvi, pp.141, 217; xxvii, p.297: MiDD 6622319, 6622353, 6672001: MiD, WID portfolio, sheets 8–9.

475. PLA Mins, xxix, pp.214, 466: P.L.A. Monthly, Aug 1937, pp.267– 70.

476. WIDC 304, ff.54, 158, 185; 305, f.293.

477. MiDD 6620623, 6620799–800.

478. WIDC 304, f.130; 305, ff.43, 232–3; 307, p.34; 308, p.30; 354, pp. 85, 492.

479. WIDC 305, f.257, 306, f.95.

480. WIDC 351, pp. 403, 417, 352, p.23; 371, p.20.

481. EWIDC 439, pp. 209–17: MiDD 6620749: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports n/3.

482. WIDC 359, p.110; 372, p.247; 424, p.142: P.L.A. Monthly, Nov 1939, pp. 19–20.

483. WIDC 373, pp.255, 476: EWIDC 447, p.367; 451, p.312: MiDD 6622042.

484. EWIDC 452, p. 137.

485. GL, MS 14,942/iv, p.101.

486. MiD, Misc. Contracts.

487. PLA Mins, xxxiii, p. 162: MiDS 1660.

488. WIDC 306, ff.204, 220; 307. p.39.

489. WIDC 316, pp. 96, 124; 317, p. 337; 318, p.294.

490. WIDC 299, pp.29–30; 318, pp.116, 134, 273, 362; 319, p.137.

491. WIDC 318, p.367: MiDD 6620666, 6620736, 6620739, 6620742: MiD, PLA photograph album.

492. MiDD 6620742, 6620748.

493. GL, MS 14,942/i, pp.21, 55.

494. EWIDC 453, pp.430, 493–5; 454, pp.2, 198, 201; 463, p.27: MiDD 6620742: MiD, EWIDC, Description of the...Docks, Warehouses etc., p.9.

495. PLA Mins, xvii, pp. 136, 207; xviii, p.478; xix, p.46; xxiii, pp.156, 168, 373, 394; xxix, p.322: MiDS 1660: LCC/MIN/2774.

496. PLA Mins, xlvii, p.309; lv, p.56; lvi, p.70.

497. PLA Mins, xxxvi, pp.64, 217.

498. WIDC 305, ff.209, 213; 309, p.86: PRO, CUST 102/241, f.24: MiDD 6620767, 6620824.

499. WIDC 299, p.65; 322, pp.282, 331; 324, pp.325, 407, 439; 420, 8 Oct 1810.

500. MiD, uncat, drawing, 'Proposed New Floor to No. 10 Warehouse': MiDD 6620798: WIDC 325, p.151.

501. WIDC 325, pp. 328, 413: MiD, uncat, drawing, 'Poplar 20 May 1811': MiDD 6620753.

502. WIDC 348, pp.107, 159, 327; 350, p. 233: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/1, pp. 124–5: MiD, uncat, drawing 'Proposed New Floor to No. 10 Warehouse'.

503. WIDC 354, pp.127, 182, 316; 356, p.502: MiDD 6620641, 6620682, 6800160: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports n/2, pp.84, 128– 31, 140.

504. EWIDC 454, p.394: MiD, EWIDC, Description of the. . .Docks, Warehouses etc., pp. 11–12: GL, MS 14,942/i, pp.21, 55.

505. LIDJC 233, pp.259, 268, 299; 241, p.339; 263, pp.30, 78, 114; 255, Jan 1898: GL, MS 14, 943/xvi, p.159.

506. PLA Mins, xii, pp.37, 132, 187: MiDS 1660.

507. WIDC 299, pp.2, 22; 305, f.127; 307, p.163; 308, pp.222, 232; 312, p.64: POD: P.Hudson and L.Hunter, 'The Autobiography of William Hart, Cooper, 1776–1857', London Journal, vol.VIII, 1982, pp. 63–75.

508. WIDC 312, p.49: MiDD 6620651, 6622297: MiD, E.Sargent, 'The Building of the West India Docks up to 1830', unpublished TS, 1977, p.36, figs 56–7.

509. Hudson and Hunter, op.cit., p.70: Reply to the Observations of J. Marryat on the West India Dock Company Charter, 1823, pp.63–5.

510. PP 1813–14 (343), IV. 1, Report from the Select Committee on Gauging in the Port of London, 7 June 1814, passim; 1814–15 (472) V. 1491, Report. . .on Gauging in the Port of London, 11 July 1815, passim.

511. WIDC 329, pp.74, 475, 521; 330, pp.8, 46, 226, 261, 281: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/7, pp.252, 290–1.

512. MiDD 6620803, 6622103, 6622297: M.Tucker, 'An unusual wrought iron artefact: the Pearsall Gate', Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society, vol.xxiii, 1989, p.91: Sargent, 1991 op.cit., pp. 132–4.

513. WIDC 330, pp.331, 349: Gentleman's Magazine, vol.lxxxiii pt 2, 1813, p.494.

514. WIDC 330, pp.344, 482; 331, p.514; 332, pp.299, 306, 424, 478: ICE, Rennie MSS Reports 1/7, p.401; 1/8, p.118.

515. WIDC 330, p.488; 333, pp.118, 339, 496; 334, pp.329, 339, 342, 357, 519.

516. PP 1823 (411), iv.489, Report. . .Maintaining and Improving the Foreign Trade of the Country, 3 June 1823, p. 100.

517. WIDC 335, pp.163, 310, 336: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/8, p.355.

518. WIDC 335, pp.374, 390; 336, pp.239, 267, 407: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/9, pp.55, 66, 210.

519. WIDC 336, p.447; 337, pp.229, 456; 338, pp.85, 178, 335; 340A, p. 117: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, p.293.

520. LIDJC 238, p.26.

521. WIDC 329, p.371: ICE, Rennie Notebook: MiDD 6620651, 6622297–8: Dupin, 1824 op.cit., pp.47–8; 1825 op.cit., pp.54–6.

522. WIDC 340A, pp.511, 515, 539; 348, p.88: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, p.254: Dupin, 1824 op.cit., pp.47–8: R.Carlsund, Anteckningar under Resor. . .1825 till 1828, Stockholm, 1834, p. 131: J.Elmes, Port of London, 1838, p.52.

523. WIDC 299, pp.40, 48–9; 312, p.187; 320, pp.254, 321, 334, 337, 348; 321, p. 193.

524. MiDD 6622333: MiD, PLA Lantern Slides No.72: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/11, pp.321–5: Dupin, 1825 op.cit, p.54.

525. WIDC 321, p.163; 323, p.163; 334, p.279; 350, p.492; 351, p.166.

526. WIDC 368, p.460: EWIDC 453, p.324; 455, p.316: MiDD 6570154: MiD, EWIDC, Description of the. . .Docks, Warehouses etc., p.14.

527. GLRO, LCC/FB/GEN/2/92: PLA Mins, xxv, pp.37, 110, 114, 174, 187, 353.

528. Daily Telegraph, 22 April 1933, p.11.

529. Engineering, 17 April 1931, p.501: MiDS 1660.

530. MiDD 6622313, 6622318.

531. PLA Mins, xxvii, pp.400, 409, 415; xxviii, pp.147, 212; xxix, pp.78, 356; xxxiv, p.18: MiDS 2234.

532. MiD, PLA Completed Contracts, xxv: MiDD 6622354–94: P.L.A. Monthly, Aug 1937, pp.267–9: Owen, op.cit., p.35, b/w pp.46–7.

533. MiDS 1660: PLA Mins, xxxiv, p.109.

534. PLA Mins, Ixi, p.118.

535. PLA Mins, xxviii, p.23; xxix, p.389; xxx, pp.54, 89: MiDS 2347, pp.25–7: MiDD 6622395.

536. PLA Mins, xxxiv, p.214; xxxv, p.5; xxxviii, p.246: Greeves, op.cit., p.51.

537. PLA Mins, xxxix, p.223; xl, pp.340, 355, 377, 386; xli, pp.227, 241, 294: MiDS 2278, pp.40, 234–5.

538. PLA Mins, xlii, p.234: Wilson, op.cit., p.566.

539. PLA Mins, xlv, pp.107, 125; xlvi, p.24; xlviii, p.341; l, p.148.

540. PLA Mins, xlvi, pp.362, 371: MiD, PLA Completed Contracts, xxxv: MiDD 6622619–67, 6622678–91, 6622813, 6623453: Wilson, op.cit., pp.564–6, plate 1: P.L.A. Monthly, Aug 1954, p.163.

541. PLA Mins, xliii, pp.180, 217; xlv, p.244; xlvii, p.139.

542. PLA Mins, lxviii, p.83.

543. AJ, 16 Sept 1981, p.537; 26 Jan 1983, p.25; 9 Nov 1983, pp.32– 5: B, 3 June 1983, pp.36–8; 13 April 1984, pp. 39–46: Academy Editions, Terry Farrell, 1984, pp.82–91.

544. AJ, 9 Nov 1983, p.35.

545. Academy Editions, Terry Farrell, p.85.

546. Docklands Magazine, Dec-Jan 1988–9, p.37: Docklands Recorder, 22 June 1989, p.9.

547. WIDC 360, pp.99, 171, 226, 528: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/4, pp.304, 314–30.

548. PLA Mins, x, p.72; xxxvi, p.109.

549. EWIDC 448, p.307; 449, pp.47, 51.

550. MiDS(LD) 11/5/6, 14.

551. MiDS(LD) 11/5/47, 50, 55, 58–9.

552. MiDS(LD) 11/5/63–5.

553. EWIDC 472, pp.87–8: MiDS(LD) 11/5/76, 79.

554. EWIDC 450, pp.128, 389: MiDS(LD) 11/5/117, 132, 136: Vernon-Harcourt, 1885 op.cit., pp.480–1.

555. MiDD 6620714–17, 6620909, 6620919, 6620962–7, 6621013–48: The Engineer, 1 Nov 1872, p.302: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.71.

556. GL, MS 14,943/iii, p.18.

557. EWIDC 452, pp.255–6; 453, pp.295, 525; 454, PP.421, 475: MiDD 6620693.

558. EWIDC 451, p.426; 452, pp. 53–6, 255–6, 294, 322.

559. EWIDC 452, pp.492, 540; 453, pp.70, 128, 456.

560. EWIDC 453, pp.148, 237, 500: MiDD 6620818, 6621059, 6800157: GL, MS 14,942/iii, p. 193.

561. EWIDC 451, pp. 145–6.

562. EWIDC 453, pp.211–16, 441: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, pp.55–61, 82.

563. Timber Trades Journal, 27 Oct 1877, p.211.

564. EWIDC 454, pp.102, 178, 322: MiDD 6620708.

565. EWIDC 452, pp.255–6; 455, pp.68, 88: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.82: POD.

566. MiDD 6620718, 6620813–6, 6620821.

567. EWIDC 452, pp.97, 120.

568. EWIDC 464, pp.217–27, 232.

569. MiDS, 'Refrigeration at the West India Docks': EWIDC 459, pp. 383, 392–3, 421–6; 460, pp. 5–7, 55, 211: LIDJC 240, p.100.

570. MiDS 232: EWIDC 461, pp. 170–2, 187, 246, 282–3, 333, 372–3, 401: LIDJC 237, pp.202, 230; 237A, p.87: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, xix.

571. LIDJC 233, pp.45, 127, 147; 240, pp.272, 295, 331, 342: MiDD 6620709, 6620713, 6620719: MiD, Misc. Contracts.

572. MiDD 6620794.

573. PLA Mins, xx, pp.114, 316.

574. PLA Mins, xxxix, pp.102, 188; xlii, p.356; xliii, p.214; lxviii, b/w pp.68–9, 87–8, 110–11: MiDS 1660.

575. PLA Mins, lv, p.141; lvi, pp.50, 556, 104: MiDD 6622768, 6623291, 6623329, 6623332–3, 6623372.

576. PLA Mins, Ivii, pp.11, 75, 100; Iviii, p.46; lix, p.7: P.L.A. Monthly, Aug 1966, pp.284–5: F.G.Peake and R.A.Shewring, 'A multistorey transit shed and warehouse for the P.L.A.', Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.42, 1969, pp.21–37; vol.45, 1970, pp.143–53: R.A.Shewring, 'Roof Structure of the New PLA M-Shed', Tubular Structures, vol.x, 1968, pp.3–8.

577. The Port, 15 Sept 1967, p.4: P.L.A. Monthly, Nov 1967, pp.466–9.

578. WIDC 303, pp.235–6.

579. WIDC 300, p.70; 308, p.112: S.Owen and W.Cooke, 'West India Docks', engraving of 1811.

580. WIDC 299, p.4; 312, pp.119, 153, 171; 325, p.188; 420, 8 Sept 1810.

581. WIDC 326, pp.321–6; 336, p.210; 337, p.456; 338, pp.369, 380: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/9, pp.234–5, 259–61, 367; 1/10, p.296.

582. WIDC 340A, p.532.

583. WIDC 339, pp.284, 336: ICE, 624.21, Rennie Notebook, unpaginated: Dupin, 1825 op.cit., p.52: Carlsund, op.cit., p.129.

584. LIDJC 233, p.25; 240, pp.278, 283, 289, 331; photograph album: MiD, Misc. Contracts.

585. MiD, PLA maps; photograph albums.

586. Report. . .Administration of the Port of London, p.85.

587. PLA Mins, iii, p.81; iv, pp.71, 126, 239: MiDS 2065, p.6: MiD, PLA photograph album.

588. PLA Mins, vi, pp.2, 44, 113, 217, 349; vii, p.192; viii, pp.48, 123, 304, 349: MiD, PLA Completed Contracts, ii: Dock and Harbour Authority, Jan 1926, p.83.

589. PLA Mins, v, p.207.

590. PLA Mins, ix, p.410: MiDS 1553, 3114: MiDD 6570152, 6620607, 6620634, 6620781, 6620844, 6620938–45, 6700273: Du Plat Taylor, op.cit., pp.243–4.

591. PLA Mins, xxxvii, p.159; xxxviii, p.21; xxxix, pp.295, 374; xlii, pp.178, 224, 356: MiD, PLA Completed Contracts, xxix.

592. PLA Mins, lxiv, b/w pp.2–3.

593. PLA Mins, lxix, b/w pp.74–5, 95–6.

594. PLA Mins, lxx, b/w pp.130–1; lxxi, b/w pp.94–5; lxxii, p.4: LBTH Mins, 1978–9, pp.225–6, 255; 1979–80, pp.326–7, 349– 50: The Times, 9 May 1978, p.7: Sunday Times, 20 Aug 1978, pp.49, 60: The Port, 21 March, 9 May 1979.

595. LBTH Mins, 1980–1, p.44: Evening Standard, 1 May 1980: Building Design, 15 Aug 1980, pp.10–11: B, 29 Jan 1982, p.12.

596. PLA Mins, lxix, b/w pp.74–5, 95–6; lxx, p.13, b/w pp. 104–5, 130–1; lxxi, b/w pp.94–5, p.98; lxxii, p.16: LBTH Mins, 1978–9, pp.54–5, 57, 145.

597. Dupin, 1824 op.cit., pp.44–5.

598. WIDC 329, pp.28, 236, 239; 330, p.455: ICE, 624.21, Rennie Notebook, unpaginated.

599. Samuel Smiles, Lives of the Engineers, vol.II, 1874, p.307: Dupin, 1824 op.cit., p.45: MiDD 6622297–8.

600. WIDC 331, p.51; 356, p.458: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/7, p.422.

601. WIDC 357, pp.130, 197; 376, p. 153; 424, p.2: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/3, pp.52–5, 69–71: Dupin, 1825 op.cit., pp.53–4.

602. PLA Mins, xxxi, p.200: MiDS 1660.

603. WIDC 299, p.5; 314, p.141; 317, p.118; 397, p.24.

604. WIDC 299, pp.53, 64; 322, p.426; 324, p.439; 325, pp.45, 328, 414, 444; 326, p.213; 420, 8 Sept 1810.

605. WIDC 337, p.456; 340, p.453: MiDD 6620804.

606. WIDC 326, pp.213, 321–6; 335, pp.280, 289, 324; 336, pp.210, 407; 337, pp.66, 229; 338, pp.85, 110; 339, pp.13, 231: MiDD 6860076: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/9, pp.91, 367; 1/10, pp.295, 297: Dupin, 1825 op.cit., pp.59–60, pl.xi: Sargent, 1991 op.cit., p.134.

607. MiDD 6620877–82: ICE, 624.21, Rennie Notebook, unpaginated.

608. WIDC 345, pp.391, 440; 347, p.83: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/12, pp.166, 190.

609. WIDC 355, p.441; 357, pp.236, 453, 799; 358, pp.155, 297; 401, p.66; 424, p.73: EWIDC 438, p.124: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/3, pp.337–45, 408–17.

610. WIDC 361, pp.23, 34, 72, 99, 288, 342, 357, 466; 371, p.179; 401, p. 105: MiDD 6620767, 6620824: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports n/5, pp.96–103.

611. EWIDC 436, pp.493, 513; 438, pp.84, 91, 160, 311–14, 514–16, 542 MiDD 6620767, 6620824, 6620826.

612. EWIDC 453, pp.292–4, 349.

613. MiDD 6620823, 6620843.

614. EWIDC 453, p.488; 454, pp.21, 50–1, 65, 126, 265, 299, 468, 488, 455, pp.89–90, 116, 448: MiDD 6620635, 6620767, 6620824–5, 6620865, 6620868, 6860086, 6900118: MiDS 373: POD.

615. EWIDC 455, p.294.

616. Ibid, pp.223, 294–6: MiDD 6620994.

617. EWIDC 456, pp.78–81, 141, 177, 533; 457, p.27: MiDD 6620728.

618. Timber Trades Journal, 10 Nov 1877, pp.227–8: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.36: Daily Telegraph, 1 Oct 1883, p.3.

619. LIDJC 231, pp.322, 324, 329, 331; 237, pp.271, 277; 239, pp.216, 220, 226.

620. LIDJC 232, p.176; 240, p.135: MiDD 6620636.

621. PLA Mins, viii, pp.101, 160, 325, 351; x, p.365; xi, pp.354, 463.

622. PLA Mins, xvii, p.368: MiD, PLA, West India and Millwall Dock Improvements, Contract No.1.

623. PLA Mins, xx, pp.114, 125, 316, 373, 396; xxi, p.38: MiD, PLA, West India and Millwall Dock Improvements, Contract No.4.

624. PLA Mins, xxix, p.214.

625. PLA Mins, xxxix, p.421; xl, p.241; xli, p.177; xlii, p.175; xlv, p.6; liii, p.154: MiDS 1660: MiDD 6622795.

626. MiDD 6622838, 6623188, 6702297.

627. EWIDC 444, pp.504, 524: MiDD 6620615, 6620620.

628. EWIDC 442, p.276: LIDC 258, p.47; 261, p.70; 269, pp.18, 155.

629. PLA Mins, xi, pp.91, 235; xxv, p.392; xxxiii, p.51; xli, p.179.

630. LIDJC 239, p. 122.

631. EWIDC 437, pp.430, 500–1, 518: LIDJC 239, pp.126, 142: LIDC 270, p. 120: PLA Mins, xix, p.128.

632. LIDJC 112, No.7: LIDC 258, pp.121, 125, 151; 261, pp.66, 69.

633. LIDC 269, pp.58, 61, 79: MiDD 6620704, 6620722, 6620759–62, 6620769, 6620988: DSR 1899/276–8.

634. LIDC 259, pp.2, 6; 261, p.272; p.217, 221–2, 276: MiDS 363: MiDD 6620723: MiD, photograph album No.44, pp.16–22, 44–5.

635. PLA Mins, xlii, p.357: MiDS 1660.

636. PLA Mins, xliii, p.127; xliv, p.125; 1, p.279: MiDD 6622771–4: P.L.A. Monthly, April 1962, pp.89–90: MiD, PLA Engineering Dept photograph album, DE8.

637. LIDJC 237, p.309; 237A, p.54: MiDS(LD) 10/1.

638. LIDJC 232, pp.108, 216; 237A, pp.60, 153; 254; 255, Feb 1893, 19 July 1894.

639. LIDJC 232, p.136; 239, pp.264, 282.

640. LIDJC 232, pp.172, 291; 240, p.56: MiDD 6860094: MiD, Misc. Contracts.

641. LIDJC 232, p.241; 233, pp.14–16, 23; 237A, p.203; 240, p.294; 254.

642. LIDJC 263, p.90.

643. LIDJC 232, p.216; 233, pp.123, 168, 218; 240, p.108; 241, pp.96, 161; 247, p.9: MiD, Misc. Contracts.

644. LIDJC 233, p.287; 254: EWIDC 469, p.60.

645. LIDJC 234, p.48; 240, p.324; 254.

646. LIDJC 258, p.47; 269, pp.65, 155, 160: MiDD 6620729.

647. ICE Panel for Historical Engineering Works Newsletter, June 1987, pp. 4–5: M.H.Gould, A.Jennings and R.Montgomery, 'The Belfast Roof Truss', Structural Engineer, vol.70 pt 7, 1992, pp. 127–9.

648. PLA Mins, xvii, p.368; xxix, pp.208, 474: MiD, PLA, West India and Millwall Dock Improvements, Contract No.1: MiD, PLA lantern slides, W22: Engineering, 24 April 1931, p.532.

649. PLA Mins, xxxiii, p.37; xxxiv, pp.194, 199.

650. PLA Mins, xlviii, p.47; xlix, pp.69, 303; lii, p.240: MiDD 6622927– 40.

651. MiD, photograph albums, DE5, No.4, No.5 Sheds, Junction Dock.

652. PLA Mins, liii, pp.63, 70: MiDD 6623181A.

653. PLA Mins, xxxvi, p.191.

654. E.Newton, 'Some Recent Sheds in the Port of London', Dock and Harbour Authority, July 1960, pp.77–87; Sept 1960, p.153; Nov 1960, pp.236–8.

655. P.L.A. Monthly, Dec 1968, pp.450–1.

656. PLA Mins, lxi, pp.43, 67: MiDS 2730: MiDD 6623671, 6623799: MiD, PLA Engineering Dept Files (Box 2), Bulk Wine; photograph albums, DE6: P.L.A. Monthly, Dec 1968, pp.450–1; Sept 1969, pp.316–17: The Port, 7 Nov 1968, p.2.

657. PLA Mins, lxvi, pp.59–60; lxviii, p.39: MiD, PLA Engineering Dept Files (Box 4), Bulk Wine Terminal Extension.

658. PLA Mins, lxxi, b/w pp.39–40, 94–5, pp.66, 122: The Port, 3 Sept 1980, p.8.

659. International Beverage News, June 1983: ELA, 5 Aug 1983, p.3.

660. MiD, PLA Engineering Dept Files (Box 4), Bulk Wine Terminal Extension: Docklands News, May 1991, p.4.

661. WIDC 299, p.4; 307, p. 164; 315, pp.298, 344; 316, p.322; 322, p.282.

662. WIDC 336, p.340; 397, p.23: PP 1823 (411), iv.489, Report . . .Maintaining and Improving the Foreign Trade of the Country, 3 June 1823, p.100.

663. WIDC 343, p.414; 346, pp.35, 46, 457; 349, p.387; 365, p.318: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/2, p. 136.

664. WIDC 374, p. 152: EWIDC 443, p.271.

665. EWIDC 436, pp.330, 355; 446, pp.340–1; 453, p.514; 454, pp.198, 212, 369; 455, pp.191, 262–4, 338: LIDJC 239, p.145; 240, p.11.

666. PLA Mins, iii, pp.81–2; iv, p.126; v, p.336; viii, p.351; xvi, p.439.

667. PLA Mins, xxv, pp.87, 96, 173, 205, 334, 344; xxvi, pp.21, 188: MiDD 6622300–11.

668. PLA Mins, xxix, pp.361, 409; xxx, pp.107, 127; xxxi, p.323; xxxiii, p.211.

669. PLA Mins, xxxvii, pp.116, 273, 302; xxxix, p.408; xli, p.156.

670. PLA Mins, xliv, p.293; lvii, p.89.

671. WIDC 365, p.524; 366, pp.331, 536.

672. WIDC 372, p. 125; 373, pp.257, 497; 376, pp.66, 134, 363, 536.

673. Architect, Engineer and Surveyor, vol.iv, 1843, pp.220–1, 281.

674. EWIDC 433, p.97; 435, p.303; 436, pp.223, 263, 459.

675. EWIDC 439, p.148; 440, pp.276, 520–4; 441, p.134.

676. EWIDC 441, pp.308, 316–17, 414, 432, 438, 468.

677. MiD, Glass Negatives: Museum of London, photograph taken from Greenwich Park c1856.

678. EWIDC 446, p.258; 447, p.50.

679. EWIDC 450, pp.114, 289; 451, pp.55, 57–8, 90–2, 94, 152, 162, 279, 335, 379, 406; 452, PP.74, 347, 369, 438, 507; 453, pp.13, 26, 46, 192, 229, 240, 514: MiDS(LD) 11/5/76: GL, MS 14,943/iii, p.18; /vi, p.115.

680. EWIDC 453, pp.10, 80: MiD, EWIDC, Description of the. . .Docks, Warehouses etc., pp.16–17: GL, MS 14,943/xvi, p.20: PLA Mins, iv, p.275.

681. EWIDC 450, pp.431–2, 508; 451, pp.124, 133, 202, 334, 532; 452, pp.2, 506: MiDS(LD) 11/5/76, 130–1, 136: MiDD 6620730, 6621050–1: GL, MS 14,942/iii, pp.36, 73, 85, 168.

682. EWIDC 454, pp.299, 421, 492: MiDD 6621059: GL, MS 14,942/iii, pp.237, 243, 319; MS 14,943/iv, p.96; /v, p.176.

683. LIDJC 240, p.272: EWIDC 469, pp.93, 193: MiD, Glass Negatives: GL, MS 14,942/viii, p.370; /ix, p.95; MS 14,943/xvi, p. 149.

684. EWIDC 451, pp.143, 235, 248, 335; 452, pp.255–6, 275, 394, 540; 453, p.84; 454, p.93; 458, pp.145, 365; 500, A. Manning, 28 Feb 1880; 501, A.Manning, March 1881: MiDS 286: MiD, Glass Negative.

685. EWIDC 457, pp.240, 302.

686. PLA Mins, xx, p. 168.

687. PLA Mins, iii, pp.81–2.

688. PLA Mins, vi, pp.293, 318.

689. PLA Mins, x, p.379; xi, pp.88, 273; xiv, p.2.

690. MiDD 6620637–40, 6620953–6.

691. PLA Mins, xxi, pp.133, 151.

692. PLA Mins, xxxvii, p.159; xxxviii, p.246; xliii, p.428; xlviii, p.296: MiDS 1495, 1660: MiDD 6622578, 6622584–6.

693. PLA Mins, xx, pp.114, 125, 316, 373, 396: MiD, PLA, West India and Millwall Docks Improvements, Contract No.4: MiDD 6622037, 6622046, 6622099–100: MiD, PLA Engineering Dept photograph albums, 1960: P.L.A. Monthly, Aug 1928, p.328: Engineering, 24 April 1931, p.532: Davis and McKenzie, op.cit., p.315.

694. PLA Mins, 1, p.181; li, p.82; lii, pp.31, 95; liii, p.71; lvi, p. 150: MiDD 6623058–60.

695. MiDD 6623119–30: F.A.Page and E.H.Adams, 'An alternative framing system for high sheds,' Structural Engineer, July 1964, pp.229–33.

696. PLA Mins, lxviii, b/w pp.87–8.

697. WIDC 303, ff.166, 170, 185, 189, 239, 270; 304, ff.57, 179, 192; 305, f.3: 42 Geo III, c.113, local.

698. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/9, p.294: A.G.Linney, Peepshow of the Port of London, 1930, p.149.

699. WIDC 303, f. 118; 305, ff.3, 160, 166, 238; 306, f.30; 307, pp.5, 51, 127; 308, p. 157: MiDD 6482023, 6620811.

700. EWIDC 441, pp.410–11; 446, p.350; 449, p.405.

701. EWIDC 468, p.87: MiDS 384.

702. LIDJC 237A, p. 157; 240, p.180; 254, 31 Dec 1894; 255, July 1896: MiD, Misc. Contracts.

703. MiDD 6482023.

704. WIDC 299, p.3; 305, ff.184, 236, 255, 307; 306, ff.9, 16, 164; 307, p.225; 308, p. 159; 311, p.370.

705. EWIDC 457, p.238: MiDD 6620651, 6622298: MiD, PLA photograph album and lantern slide: Dupin, 1825 op.cit., p.60.

706. WIDC 334, p.169; 340A, p.242; 346, p.375: MiDD 6620803, 6620877: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, pp.1–2: PP 1823 (411), iv.489, Report. . .Maintaining and Improving the Foreign Trade of the Country, 3 June 1823, p. 54.

707. EWIDC 454, p.33; 457, pp.238, 309.

708. MiD, PLA Completed Contracts, xxxvi.

709. WIDC 299, pp.14, 36; 319, pp.126, 143; 320, p.198; 321, p.388.

710. WIDC 330, p.245; 335, pp.403, 444: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports, 1/1, viii, p.408.

711. EWIDC 451, p.231: MiDS(LD) 11/5/76.

712. WIDC 299, p.36; 306, f.37; 322, p.331; 333, p.54.

713. WIDC 299, p.36; 323, p.239; 333, p.54.

714. WIDC 340A, pp.265, 435, 465: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, p.205.

715. WIDC 358, pp.157, 349–50, 430; 359, p.55: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/3, pp.366–72.

716. WIDC 366, p.453; 369, p.391.

717. EWIDC 450, p.500; 451, pp.261, 335; 452, p.40: MiDS(LD) 11/5/37, 41, 44.

718. MiD, EWIDC, Description of the. . .Docks, Warehouses etc..

719. WIDC 299, p.45; 312, p.129; 316, pp.348, 368; 317, p.83; 322, p.206.

720. European Magazine, vol.XLII, 1802, p.214.

721. WIDC 304, f.253; 305, f.241: Naval Chronicle, July-Dec 1803, pp. 294–5.

722. WIDC 309, p.99; 315, p.357; 371, p.226: A.Kelly, Mrs. Coade's Stone, 1990, p.424.

723. PLA Mins, xxiii, p.423; xxiv, pp.19, 246: MiDD 6502050–5: P.L.A. Monthly, Feb 1933, pp. 124–5: AR/HB/5247.

724. WIDC 323, pp.275, 525; 324, p.156; 328, p.118; 329, p.219; 330, p.47.

725. MiD, WID portfolio, sheet 35.

726. EWIDC 454, p.360; 456, p.45: P.L.A. Monthly, April 1928, p.204.

727. PLA Mins, xxxv, p.165; xlii, p.42.

728. PLA Mins, xlii, pp.291, 310; xlvii, p.348: MiDD 6502074–6 MiD, PLA photograph albums, Engineering Dept No.11; greybound album E2465: GLRO, Photograph LCC F1493.

729. Information kindly supplied by Edward Sargent.

730. WIDC 303, ff.182, 190, 222.

731. PRO, CUST 102/241, ff.1, 11, 35.

732. WIDC 304, ff.133, 142, 148, 207; 315, p.90; 320, p.417: G.Hardwicke, Keepers of the Door: the History of the P.L.A. Police, undated.

733. BL, Add.MS 38,191, ff.147–9.

734. WIDC 340, p.271; 347, pp.158, 165.

735. WIDC 329, pp.49, 405: MiDS 1660: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/7, pp.114–15, 291.

736. WIDC 327, pp.60, 169, 402, 456, 505: MiDD 6620860.

737. EWIDC 434, p.410; 451, pp.230, 260–1, 538–9.

738. LIDJC 232, p.287.

739. PLA Mins, xxxvi, p.110: MiDS 1660.

740. WIDC 344, p.216; 345, pp.81, 251, 518; 346, p.477: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/12, pp.68–9, 74.

741. WIDC 356, p.46.

742. WIDC 306, f. 141.

743. WIDC 299, pp.23, 31, 54; 305, ff.221, 224, 314; 307, pp.34–5, 41, 164; 309, p.337; 310, p.269: P.L.A. Monthly, Aug 1928, pp. 324–5.

744. WIDC 333, p.54; 340, p.415.

745. P.L.A. Monthly, July 1926, p.297.

746. P.L.A. Monthly, April 1962, p.90: Information kindly supplied by Edward Sargent.

747. PLA Mins, v, pp.74, 103, 251, 321, 359; vi, p.302; viii, p.324: MiDD 6620626, 6620903, 6622336: Hardwicke, op.cit., pp.96– 101.

748. PLA Mins, xxxviii, p.14; xlii, pp.159, 173; xlv, pp.155, 245; xlvii, p.354: MiDD 6622882–3, 6623534.

749. Sir John Soane's Museum, Drawing 57/6/12: MiD, WID portfolio, sheet 23.

750. WIDC 305, f.240; 306, f.72; 307, p.34; 308, pp.8, 12, 225; 309, p.339.

751. WIDC 299, p.29; 303, f.273; 309, p.173.

752. WIDC 299, p.22.

753. WIDC 347, p.247: GLRO, PCS/PR2.

754. WIDC 327, p.169: EWIDC 454, pp.392, 436.

755. MiDD 6623219.

756. WIDC 358, p.322; 359, p. 119; 424, p.89: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/7, pp. 155–6; 11/5, p.376.

757. WIDC 357, p.495; 361, p.288; 362, p.12; 363, pp.264, 445: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, p.293; 11/4, p.228; 11/5, pp.374–6, 398–401.

758. WIDC 365, pp.281, 318, 430, 462: EWIDC 439, pp.217, 437–42; 440, p.247; 452, p.371: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/7, pp.155–6.

759. EWIDC 451, pp.267, 448; 452, p.239; 453, p.21; 472, pp.20–1: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.47: MiDD 6620617, 6620624, 6620656–8.

760. EWIDC 453, p.532: LIDJC 231, p.100.

761. PLA Mins, xix, pp.122, 175: MiDD 6620624, 6622042.

762. WIDC 305, ff.6, 34, 160, 204, 213; 310, p.133; 318, p.30: MiDD 6620627–30 (catalogued, drawings not extant).

763. WIDC 299, pp.26, 31, 38; 319, p.143; 320, p.198; 321, p.388; 322, pp.146, 285, 343.

764. VFB, 1938, No.123, f.22: DA S/006036.

765. WIDC 355, p.85.

766. WIDC 364, pp.6, 136, 176, 266; 366, pp.34, 158; 367, p.167.

767. WIDC 366, pp.462, 474–5; 368, p.268; 371, p.148; 375, p.158; 379, p.284: EWIDC 434, p.395; 435, pp.241, 267, 312.

768. EWIDC 438, pp.102, 125, 141–2.

769. EWIDC 438, pp.166, 179, 308–9; 439, p.35; 441, pp.407–9, 417–19, 484.

770. EWIDC 455, pp.80, 107, 435; 456, p.27.

REFERENCES:CHAPTER X

771. NMM, PLA Archive, Jamaica Tavern Papers: B, 4 Nov 1876, p. 1084: POD.

772. NMM, PLA Archive, Jamaica Tavern Papers.

773. Ibid: LIDJC 237A, p.250; 263, pp.43, 51, 66, 93.

774. NMM, PLA Archive, Jamaica Tavern Papers.

775. PLA Mins, xvii, p.162; xviii, pp.15, 92.

776. ELA, 27 June 1925, p.3; 7 Nov 1925, p.7.

777. PLA Mins, xviii, p.243.

778. PLA Mins, xix, pp.122, 175; xx, p.137.

779. PLA Mins, xix, pp.220, 333: MiDD 6622040, 6623624.

780. Docklands News, May 1992, p. 14.

781. EWIDC 459, pp.14, 293, 341; 460, p.441: MiDS 388.

782. MiDS 384: MiD, PLA Engineering Dept photograph album No.11: POD: VFB, 1938, No.123, ff.21–3.

783. PLA Mins, l, p.148; li, p.259.

784. WIDC 299, p.42; 322, pp.95, 343: MiDD 6500067.

785. EWIDC 436, p.330; 459, p.437; 465, p.134: MiDD 6620841.

786. MiDD 6622337: MiD, PLA photograph album.

787. EWIDC 438, pp.94, 121–2, 159; 444, p.407.

788. EWIDC 454, pp.327, 494: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.49.

789. MiDD 6620594.

790. EWIDC 460, pp.144, 152: MiDS 388: MiDD 6620595.

791. MiD, PLA maps and photographs.

792. WIDC 365, p.145: EWIDC 435, p.433; 436, pp.193, 228; 440, pp. 148–9; 441, pp.98, 146; 444, p.264: Timber Trades Journal, 10 Nov 1877, pp.227–8.

793. EWIDC 454, pp.421, 524; 455, pp.74–5; 456, p.513; 457, pp.360, 425: MiDS 174: MiDD 6620829, 6620847–9, 6620851–2.

794. LIDJC 237A, pp.101, 282; 241, p.310: LIDC 261, p.55; 269, p.49: MiDD 6622955.

795. WIDC 367, p.510: EWIDC 439, p.308; 443, pp.303, 312; 451, pp.95, 224, 253, 328, 368; 452, p.23; 453, pp.367, 375, 419.

796. PLA Mins, xiv, p.388; xvii, pp.51, 231, 465; xix, p.221; xxi, p.74: MiD, Hasler Photographs.

797. MiDD 6622032, 6623073: B, 13 Jan 1928, p.55: P.L.A. Monthly, July 1931, p.285.

798. PLA Mins, lv, p.172; lvi, p.72: MiDD 6622580, 6623323.

799. PLA Mins, xli, p.178: MiD, PLA Agreements, vii, ff.468–75.

800. MiDD 6012024.

801. WIDC 373, p.378: EWIDC 443, pp.146, 270.

802. EWIDC 445, pp.240, 262, 435: MiDS 503.

803. PLA Mins, xxii, p.206: MiD, PLA, West India and Millwall Dock Improvements, Contract No.2: MiDD 6622107–16.

804. PLA Mins, xxx, p.402; xxxi, pp.18, 54, 57, 105: MiDS 717.

805. LIDC 259, p.54; 261, p.256: PLA Mins, xxix, p.81; xxx, pp.305, 317; xxxiv, p.182: MiDD 6620831.

806. WIDC 297, pp.259–63; 301, p.328; 306, f.37.

807. WIDC 307, pp.35–41; 320, p.229; 329, p.321.

808. G. Pattison, 'The Coopers' Strike at the West India Dock', Mariner's Mirror, vol.LV, 1969, pp.163–84: MiD, R.Aspinall, 'Trade Unionism in the Docks up to c1850', unpublished TS, 1985.

809. WIDC 346, pp.208, 507, 518.

810. WIDC 348, pp.322, 330–3, 513; 349, p.114: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, p.298; 11/1, p.131.

811. WIDC 353–7, passim: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/3, p.103.

812. WIDC 351, p.253; 352, pp.474, 507; 353, pp.103, 110, 137, 453: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/1, pp.364–5.

813. J.G.Coad, The Royal Dockyards: 1690–1850, 1989, p.156.

814. MiDD 6620783: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.4.

815. WIDC 354, p.105; 356, p.433: MiDD 6620782: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/1, pp.423–8; 11/2, pp.9–13.

816. MiDD 6620782.

817. WIDC 355, p.58: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/2, pp.134–6.

818. WIDC 353, pp.190, 516, 532; 354, pp.182, 284; 355, p.58: MiDD 6620773, 6620778–80: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/2, pp.119, 134–6.

819. WIDC 324, p.407; 341, p.535.

820. WIDC 355, pp.77, 87, 104, 212; 356, p.267: MiDD 6620785: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/2, pp.217–21: Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society, 'West India Docks Forge', Supplement to Newsletter 78, Feb 1982.

821. EWIDC 432, p.153; 442, p.372; 452, p.502; 453, p.494: MiDD 6620782, 6620835, 6620838.

822. EWIDC 459, pp.341, 354; 460, pp.112, 441; 461, p.50: MiDS 388.

823. MiDD 6620665, 6620836.

824. EWIDC 433, pp.217, 279, 347, 382.

825. EWIDC 439, p.418; 452, p.189: MiD, PLA lantern slide 603.

826. MiD, Map of East and West India Docks, 1881.

827. MiD, PLA Police Photographs, No.17.

828. EWIDC 452, pp.182, 502; 456, pp.189, 297: MiDS 193: MiDD 6620777, 6620786: Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society, 'West India Docks Forge'.

829. EWIDC 443, p.132.

830. EWIDC 458, pp.338–9; 466, pp.230–2, 339; 467, p.382: LIDJC 232, p.226; 237A, p.107; 254, 31 Dec 1893: LCC Mins, 1893, p.319; 1894, p.520.

831. PLA Mins, x, p.384; xi, p.419; xii, pp.190, 260, 373, 410: MiD, PLA Agreements H—M.

832. PLA Mins, xiii, pp.197, 302, 360; xiv, pp.76, 344, 365, 433: MiD, PLA Completed Contracts, x.

833. MiDD 6621007, 6900081.

834. PLA Mins, xv, p.379; xix, p.313; xxv, p.140.

835. PLA Mins, xlix, pp.3, 25: MiDS 1660: MiDD 6622944.

836. PLA Mins, lii, p.360.

837. PLA Mins, xli, p.15; xlvii, p.123; li, p.96: MiDD 6622882, 6622951.

838. PLA Mins, xxxv, p.161; xxxviii, p.141; xl, p.346; xlvi, p.182; lvi, p.91: P.L.A. Monthly, April 1962, p.89.

839. Port of London, vol.LIX, 1984, pp.46–7: Estates Gazette, 3 March 1984, p.842: The Times, 19 April 1985, p.17.

840. Information supplied by Lawrence and Wrightson.

841. Henry Mayhew, London Labour and the London Poor, vol.III, 1851, pp.310–11.

842. EWIDC 433, pp.304, 349, 460, 494; 442, p.281; 443, p.11.

843. EWIDC 443, p.276.

844. EWIDC 434, pp.164, 208, 443; 436, p.278; 439, p.137; 451, p.256: GL, MS 15,628/1.

845. EWIDC 457, p.169: LIDJC 231, p.117; 239, p.80.

846. PRO, RAIL418/42, Bk 1, 25 May 1944: VFB, 1950s series, No. 15, ff.93–4: DA S/008320, 010468.

847. EWIDC 451, pp.375, 411: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, pp.49, 99: MiDD 6620774, 6620787, 6900081.

848. EWIDC 454, pp.195, 325: LIDJC 232, p. 172: LIDC 262, pp.28, 32: GL, MS 14,942/vii, p.200: PLA Mins, v, p.120; xiv, p.146; xvi, p. 144; xviii, p.155.

849. PLA Mins, xxxiv, p.81; xliv, pp.109, 124.

850. EWIDC 461, pp.439–40; 462, p.328: LIDC 269, pp.76, 116: PLA Mins, xxxiii, p.211; xlii, p.165; xliv, p.91: MiD, LIDC, Guide for the Use of Visitors to the Docks and Warehouses, 1905, p.33.

851. PLA Mins, lxi, p.31: The Port, 7 Nov 1968, p.16.

852. WIDC 297, pp.259–63; 301, pp.340, 356; 314, p.275.

853. EWIDC 450, pp.18, 449, 471; 454, p.32.

854. WIDC 299, p.51; 305, ff.102, 168; 316, p.52; 323, pp.103, 174, 193, 198, 226; 324, p.538; 338, p.66; 346, p.403; 352, p.163.

855. WIDC 325, p.84; 327, ff.458, 505: EWIDC 458, pp.338–9: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/7, pp. 114–15.

856. WIDC 320, p.12; 329, pp.347, 369.

857. WIDC 333, p.244: MiD, PLA Police Photographs No.17.

858. MiD, WID portfolio, sheet 23; J. Walker, Plan for the Commercial Road, 1805.

859. WIDC 312, p.122; 313, p.74; 315, pp.112–13; 318, pp.342, 354; 325, pp.465, 480–3: MiDS 721: PP 1823 (411), IV.489, Report. . .Maintaining and Improving the Foreign Trade of the Country, 3 June 1823, p.74.

860. WIDC 317, pp.28, 43; 327, p.420.

861. WIDC 370, p.72; 371, pp.457, 505: EWIDC 451, p.490.

862. MIDS 721: WIDC 364, p.481; 366, p.142; 367, p.181; 368, p.34.

863. MiDS(LD) 15/56.

864. EWIDC 451, p.264; 472, pp.8–11: MiDS 373/20: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.90.

865. PLA Mins, xxx, pp.90, 118, 128, 334, 354; xxxvii, pp.245, 284; xxxviii, p.68.

866. Skempton, op.cit., pp. 106–7: WIDC 297, pp.87, 273, 279, 330, 340; 301, pp.323, 333, 431; 302, ff. 1–2, 35, 53, 155: MiDD 6050033: W.Daniell, 'The East India Docks', 1806: Sargent, 1991 op.cit., p.124.

867. WIDC 303, f.156; 305, f.239; 306, ff.77, 103; 307, p.347: MiD, TC Plan no.1100317.

868. WIDC 299, p.68; 318, p.319; 322, p.527.

869. WIDC 320, p.12; 359, p.475.

870. LIDJC 237, p.308: MiDS 148/3, 4, 7, 22.

871. LIDJC 232, pp.143, 178, 208; 240, pp.42, 64, 72, 75, 151, 263; 254, 30 June 1894, 30 June, 31 Dec 1895: MiD, Misc. Contracts.

872. MiDD 6780090–9: MiD, LIDJC photograph album; LIDC, Guide for the Use of Visitors to the Docks and Warehouses, 1905, p.33: Engineering, 12 Oct 1894, p.474; 26 Oct 1894, pp.539, 541: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.CXXXIV, 1897–8, p.365.

873. PLA Mins, xiii, p.404; xvi, p.461.

874. PLA Mins, xxvii, p.453: MiDD 6622590: GLRO, VA/Goad/xii/1939, sheet 358.

875. NMM, RTS/TSM/B/1/2.

876. PLA Mins, iii, p.82: MiDS 2065.

877. PLA Mins, v, pp.230, 266, 361; vi, pp.11, 323: MiDS 730, 2049: MiDD 6780068–77.

878. PLA Mins, xiii, p.407; xx, pp.8, 10, 44, 171: MiDD 6762046, 6780088: MiD, PLA, West India and Millwall Docks Improvements, Contract No.1.

879. PLA Mins, xxiv, p.77: MiDD 6782002–15: Engineering, 17 April 1931, pp.502–3: Davis and McKenzie, op.cit., pp.310–11.

880. T.Smith, 'Hydraulic Power', Dockland, 1986, pp.159–76: Idem, 'Hydraulic Power in the Port of London', Industrial Archaeology Review, Autumn 1991, pp.64–88: I.McNeil, Hydraulic Power, 1972.

881. EWIDC 442, pp.181, 422: MiDS 386: MiDD 6900124.

882. EWIDC 442, pp.312–14 and inserted letter.

883. Ibid, p.365; 443, pp.62–3, 78–9, 194, 233.

884. EWIDC 443, pp.324, 336, 496; 444, pp.49, 150, 204; 447, p.415.

885. EWIDC 443, pp.247, 378, 475, 483.

886. EWIDC 448, p.278: MiDD 6660048, 6660069, 6660075–80: GL, MS 14,948, p. 16.

887. MiDD 6620623.

888. EWIDC 443, p.418; 444, pp.376–9, 489–90: MiDD 6900124.

889. EWIDC 447, pp.369–73, 444–8; 448, pp.53, 68; 451, pp.265, 419: MiD, PLA photograph albums, Hasler Collection.

890. EWIDC 450, pp.170, 182, 226, 253–4, 295, 338; 452, p.304: MiDS(LD) 11/5/91–2, 96: MiDD 6660047, 6660055, 6900125: Vernon-Harcourt, 1871–2 op.cit., p.163.

891. EWIDC 452, pp.229, 305, 392; 453, pp.58, 141, 167, 184, 240, 276, 445; 454 p.299.

892. EWIDC 453, p.446; 455, p.408; 456, pp.391, 485; 457, p.486: MiDS 373.

893. LIDJC 239, p.21: MiDD 6660059–65.

894. LIDJC 234, pp.32, 49; 241, pp.195, 205, 210; 263, p.135.

895. PLA Mins, xlii, p.62; liv, p.302.

896. PLA Mins, v, p.202; viii, p.35; xi, p.359; xvii, pp. 11, 257; xix, p.127.

897. PLA Mins, xliv, p.160; lxii, p.125; lxv, b/w pp.96–7.

898. EWIDC 456, p.270, 355; 458, p.407: GL, MS 14,942/iv, pp.110, 248.

899. LIDJC 232, p.178; 240, p.73.

900. LIDJC 241, p.10: Donaldson, op.cit., p.17.

901. LIDJC 234, p.29; 241, p.231; 254, 30 June, 31 Dec 1896, 30 June 1897.

902. LIDC 270, p.49.

903. Owen and Cooke, 'West India Docks', 1811: WIDC 299, pp.9, 15–16, 34–5, 48–9; 305, ff.66, 128; 324, pp.202, 289.

904. WIDC 345, p.297: MiDD 6860043, 6860045: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/11, pp.390–1.

905. WIDC 325, p.357: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/9, p.59, 11/2, pp.118–19.

906. WIDC 328, p.283; 329, p.48; 337, p.96: MiDD 6860062: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/7, p.292: Dupin, 1824 op.cit., pp.43, 49–50.

907. WIDC 350, p.518: MiDD 6860066–7: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/2, pp.118–19.

908. WIDC 363, p.58.

909. EWIDC 433, pp.91, 508; 434, p.163.

910. EWIDC 444, p.26; 447, pp.444–8, 483: MiDS 386: MiDD 6900126.

911. EWIDC 450, pp.405, 432, 471; 451, pp.93, 125; 453, p.240: MiDS(LD) 19/7.

912. EWIDC 444, pp.527–8; 445, pp.12, 28, 284; 448, pp.278, 380, 469: MiDD 6860052.

913. EWIDC 456, pp.66, 145: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, p.93: Daily Telegraph, 1 Oct 1883, p.3.

914. EWIDC 453, p.486; 458, p.303.

915. LIDJC 232, pp.243, 272; 237A, p.172; 240, pp.103, 152, 189, 258; 254, 31 Dec 1894: MiDD 7862001: Engineering, 9 Nov 1894, p.599.

916. LIDC 269, p.150: PLA Mins, iv, p.271; v, p.223; vi, p.76; xxi, p. 140.

917. PLA, xxvii, p.328; xxviii, pp.202, 247, 250; xxxii, p. 17; xxxiii, p.216.

918. PLA Mins, xli, p.75; lii, pp.115, 274; lviii, p.118: MiDS 2278, pp.32, 129: Wilson, op.cit., p.572: P.L.A. Monthly, Aug 1954, pp.161–2.

919. PLA Mins, lxix, pp.71, 98; lxx, b/w pp.91–2, 116–17, p.118; lxxi, pp.29, 74, 96.

920. WIDC 303, ff. 12, 140–1: ICE, Rennie Folio, i/1: European Magazine, vol.XLII, 1802, p.214: Hadfield and Skempton, op.cit., p.212: POD.

921. Ritchie-Noakes, op.cit., p.163.

922. WIDC 325, p.480; 326, pp.177, 214, 321–6; 374, p.479.

923. WIDC 329, p.384: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/7, pp.285–6, 292.

924. EWIDC 448, pp.207, 277.

925. EWIDC 451, p.391.

926. EWIDC 450, p.505; 451, p.266; 456, pp.36, 287: MiDS(LD) 11/29; 13/41, 43, 97.

927. EWIDC 465, pp.156, 255: MiDS(LD) 13/45, 85; 22/51: PDBW Annual Report 1888–9, pp.3–20: The Times, 19 Dec 1888, p.13c–d.

928. LCC Mins, 1889, pp.177–8, 331, 814; 1890, p.668; 1891, pp.218– 19, 265: EWIDC 466, pp.230–2, 339, 389, 400: LIDJC 237, pp.132, 172, 215, 220, 246, 256: 54 & 55 Vic, c.206: MiDS 325: MiDS(LD) 13/43, 85.

929. LCC Mins, 1893, pp.63, 486, 679, 691, 898, 949: EWIDC 467, pp. 141, 359, 362–3, 372–3, 422; 468, p.6: LIDJC 232, p.165; 240, pp. 1, 70: LCC, Bridges, 1914, pp.80–1.

930. LCC Mins, 1893, p.180: LIDJC 240, pp.20, 26, 36, 54, 71, 87, 290, 300; 254, 30 June 1893, 30 June 1895: MiDS 325: GLRO, LCC/PP/IMP/13a-b(1893); /18(1893); /20(1894): MiDD 6570142, 6570226, 6572384.

931. WIDC 304, f.6.

932. WIDC 320, pp.113, 152; 322, p.514; 323, p.59; 420, 28 July 1810.

933. LIDJC 237A, p.145; 240, pp.300, 350; 254, 30 June 1896: MiDS 325.

934. PLA Mins, xxii, p.356; xxxviii, p.359; xli, p.321: MiDD 6572113.

935. WIDC 299, pp.8, 10; 306, ff.132, 204, 215.

936. WIDC 299, pp.43–4; 320, p.271.

937. WIDC 325, p.480; 329, p.384.

938. WIDC 334, p.57; 339, p.436; 340, p.194: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, p.295.

939. WIDC 353, pp.98, 225; 354, p. 11; 356, p.279; 357, p.246: MiDD 6050004.

940. MiD, PLA, West India and Millwall Docks Improvements, Contract No.3.

941. WIDC 320, p.171, 368, p.105.

942. WIDC 346, p.497, 347, pp.397, 435, 349, p 343, 350, p.95: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/1. p.76.

943. EWIDC 435, p.343, 455, p.148, 456, pp.142, 255.

944. LIDJC 240, p.87

945. CLRO, 404B, i, f.39; 405E.

946. WIDC 374, pp.432, 468, 473, 479, 482, 530; 375, pp.245, 419; 376, p.414, 377, pp.426, 468, 486, 512; 378, p.142: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/11, pp.22–7, 298, 317.

947. LIDJC 254, 31 Dec 1896: MiDS 325: MiDD 6570226/21.

948. PLA Mins, xxi, pp.109, 151; xxii, pp.281, 303, 356; xxiii, pp.381. 406; xxv, pp.95, 188, 355, 363; xxviii, p.404: MiDS 3467: MiDD 6572009, 6572037–9: Davis and MacKenzie, op.cit., p.310.

949. EWIDC 434, pp.203, 367, 435, pp.344, 383, 427, 436, pp.10, 291: MiDS 371.

950. EWIDC 449, p.341, 450, pp.138, 338, 389, 404, 433–4; 454, p.461: MiDS 3266, MiDS(LD) 11/5/74, 84, 126; 13/85: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.XXXIV, 1871–2, pp. 162–5.

951. LIDJC 241, p.68; 255, 23 July 1897; MiDS 325.

952. PLA Mins, xix, pp.96, 373: MiDS 3467: MiDD 6572011, 6572385, 6572397 Engineering, 24 April 1931, p.531: D.N.Becker, 'Movable Bridges across Port Waterways', Dock and Harbour Authority, Sept 1943, pp.112–18.

953. PLA Mins, lvii, pp.36, 41, 69

954. PLA Mins, lviii, p.122, lix, p.54.

955. PLA Mins, lix, p.49; lxii, p.104: MiD, PLA Engineering Dept Files DE7.

956. MiDD 6572395–8, 6572403: MiD, photograph albums, 1969: R.E. West, 'The new Manchester Road bridge in the Port of London', Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.48, 1971, pp.161–94: P.L.A. Monthly, Oct 1972, pp.302–3: New Civil Engineer, 26 Oct 1989, p.73.

957. WIDC 369, pp.205, 244.

958. EWIDC 458, pp.426, 436; 459, p.22: MiDS 3, 178.

959. MiDS 386.

960. PLA Mins, xviii, p.303: MiDS 3467: MiDD 6572090, 6572380–1: Engineering, 17 April 1931, pp.501–2: Davis and MacKenzie, op.cit., p.310.

961. Docklands News, March 1986, p.10.

962. WIDC 299, p.69; 305, f 192; 315, p.194.

963. Dupin, 1825 op.cit., pp.57–8: WIDC 322, p.465; 329, p.381.

964. EWIDC 452, p.309, 453, p.497, 455, pp.349, 351; 457, p.507

965. EWIDC 434, pp. 65, 209; 435, pp.298, 328, 375.

966. EWIDC 441, pp.265, 410–11, 493.

967. EWIDC 442, pp.14, 16–17, 260, 420–4; 443, pp.280, 341–4; 445, p.336; 449, p.251.

968. MiD, House of Lords Select Committee on Railway Bills (North London Railway Company), R.S.Mansel's Evidence, 8 July 1864

969. EWIDC 445, pp.530, 538–42, 446, pp.24, 51, 87, 137; 447, p.193: MiDS 388 PRO, RAIL 529/96.

970. EWIDC 451, pp.195, 379; 453, pp.324, 397: MiDS(LD) 11/5. No 133: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, pp.55–61.

971. EWIDC 459, p.3: PLA Mins, xx, p.44: GL, MS 14, 942/iv, pp.134, 140, 234

972. EWIDC 462, p.35, 463, p.393: LIDJC 233, pp.110, 128; 234, p.188, 237A, pp.211, 228, 277, 280, 240, p.356; 241, p.85: MiDS 363: MiDD 6540173.

973. Report. . . Administration of the Port of London, p.46: MiDS 730, 2065.

974. PLA Mins, xvii, p.368; xix, pp.127. 130, 293, 390; xx, p.58; xxi, p.150: MiDD 6482022–3: MiD. PLA, West India and Millwall Docks Improvements, Contract No.3.

975. PLA Mins, xxviii, p.269, xxxii, pp.136–7; xxxiv, p.32.

976. PLA Mins, lii, p.134; liv, p.244; lv, p.117; lvi, pp.160. 167.

977. PLA Mins, lxi, p.100; lxii, p.54.

978. EWIDC 442. pp 38. 91.

979. EWIDC 450, pp.138, 338: MiDS(LD) 11/5/14, 24, 42, 46, 49, 51, 54, 74, 78, 84: MiDD 6570171, 6570188: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.XXXIV, 1871–2, pp.162–3, pl.21.

980. LIDJC 239, p.306; 240, pp.13, 88; 254, 31 Dec 1895: MiD, Misc. Contracts: Engineering, 26 Oct 1894, pp.539–40.

981. PLA Mins, xxvi, pp.141. 385; xxvii, p.123; xxxii, p.17: MiDD 6572053, 6572383.

CHAPTER XI (pp.336–344)

Poplar Dock

1. WIDC 354, pp.27, 162: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports, II/2, pp. 84–7, 93–4, 119.

2. WIDC 356, pp.143, 292; 357, p.526; 358, p.163: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports, II/2, pp.370–7; 11/4, pp.27–35, 55–9: MiDS 718.

3. WIDC 359, p.264; 360, pp.74, 105, 167, 316; 363, pp.286, 433; 424, pp.287, 295, 357: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports, 11/4, pp.146– 54, 362, 370–2; 11/5, pp. 149–52, 333–5; 11/6, pp.44–5; 11/7, p.133.

4. Survey of London, vol.XLII, 1986, pp.322–4.

5. ICE. Rennie MSS, Reports II/4, pp.146–54: Sir J.Rennie, The Theory. Formation and Construction of British and Foreign Harbours, II, 1854, pp.250–1.

6. WIDC 364, pp.42, 159; 365, pp.298, 417: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/6, pp.177–8, 180–1, 245–7, 273–4, 313–14; 11/7, p.35.

7. WIDC 369, p.443: MiDS 718.

8. WIDC 380, p. 136: EWIDC 433, pp.459–60, 534.

9. EWIDC 436, pp.280–6; 437, pp.64–71, 392–5: MiDS 386, 718.

10. EWIDC 438, pp.100–2: MiDS 164; 3153/1–2: MiD, House of Commons Select Committee on Railway Bills, Proceedings (North London Railway Company Bill), 2 June 1864, evidence given by Harry Chubb.

11. PRO, RAIL 529/9. p.1: MiDS 3153/3, 5: GLRO, MR/UP/285.

12. PRO, RAIL 529/9, pp.7, 11, 13; 384/6, no.3205; 410/20, no.273: EWTDC 438, pp.157–8: MiDS 3153, nos 7–9: MiD, House of Lords Select Committee on Railway Bills, Proceedings (North London Railway Company Bill), 8 July 1864, evidence given by Harry Chubb.

13. 9 & 10 Vic, c.396, local: 16 & 17 Vic, c.97, local: J.E.Connor, All Stations to Poplar, 1985.

14. F.Sheppard, London 1808–1870: The Infernal Wen, 1971, pp.194–5: M.Hunter and R.Thorne, Change at King's Cross, 1990, pp.111–12.

15. MiDS 3153/6, 10.

16. MiDS 164.

17. EWIDC 438, pp.433–42; 442, pp.130–2; 445, p.60: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, ix/2: MiDS 164: PRO, RAIL 529/9, pp.29–34, 56–8, 67–70.

18. PRO, RAIL 410/20, nos 397, 483; 529/9, nos 152, 179: MiDS 3153/27–8.

19. PRO, RAIL 529/9, nos 186, 208, 240, 261; 529/93.

20. P.Spencer-Silver, Pugin's Builder: The Life and Work of George Myers, 1993.

21. PRO, RAIL 529/11, nos 336, 392; 410/622, 29 April 1851: EWIDC 440, pp.421–3, 495: MiDS 164; 386; 3153/31, 35: MiDS(LD) 22/98: B, 4 Oct 1851, p.625.

22. B, 4 Oct 1851, p.625: Royal Commission on the Port of London, Minutes of Evidence, 26 June 1901, no.11566.

23. B, 22 Sept 1877, p.964: National Railway Museum, North London Railway: A Pictorial Record, 1979, p.49, pl.2.

24. MiDS 386; 3153/30: MiDD 6760251–2: British Rail Stratford, Drawing 35528c.

25. PRO. RAIL 529/9, nos 299, 314; /11, nos 336, 399, 415.

26. ILN, 28 Aug 1852, p.156: C.Capper, The Port and Trade of London, 1862, pp.468–9, 472–6: R.Smith, Sea-Coal for London. History of the Coal Factors in the London Market, 1961, pp.284–5, 288–9. Hunter and Thorne, op.cit.: T.Smith, 'Hydraulic Power in the Port of London', Industrial Archaeology Review, vol.xiv pt 1, 1991, pp.64–88.

27. PRO, RAIL 410/622, 8 May 1851; 529/11, nos 375, 390, 409, 430, 515: EWIDC 442, p.258; 444, pp.440–1: MiDS 386: MiDS(LD) 25/1.

28. PRO, RAIL529/13, nos 564, 727;/15, nos 68, 86, 97: MiD, Poplar Dock New Entrance, Arbitration Proceedings, 1903, p.150.

29. PRO, RAIL529/15, no.343;/17, nos 2045, 2097, 2115, 2125, 2140: MiDS 164: MiDS(LD) 25/1.

30. PRO, RAIL529/11, no.504.

31. PRO, RAIL529/17, nos 2234, 2254; /19, nos 64, 95, 214, 245, 256, 275, 766: MiDS(LD) 25/1.

32. PRO, RAIL529/21, no.672; /23, no.767; /65, nos 305, 446: MiD, EWIDC Deeds ix/2.

33. PRO, RAIL529/19, nos 343, 364, 383, 455, 508: MiDS(LD) 25/1: MiD, House of Commons Select Committee on Railway Bills. . ., 2 June 1864: GLRO, MR/UP/701: J.Marshall, A Biographical Dictionary of Railway Engineers, 1978.

34. PRO, RAIL529/19, no.767; /21, no.632: EWIDC 448, p.330; 450, pp.502–7; 472, pp.1–3: MiD, EWIDC Deeds ix/2: MiDS(LD) 25/1: MiD, House of Lords Select Committee on Railway Bills..., 8, 11 July 1864: 27 & 28 Vic, c.246, local: 28 & 29 Vic, c.72.

35. PRO, RAIL410/91, nos 16, 802, 16, 919/39; 529/23, nos 798, 895, 950, 1058, 1226: MiDS(LD) 25/1.

36. PRO, RAIL410/94, no.20923; /95, nos 21956, 22546; 529/23, no.1004.

37. PRO, RAIL410/96, no.23133; /98, nos 25968–9, 26112; /99, nos 27186, 27227; 529/23, nos 1226, 1237, 1515: 34 & 35 Vic, c.212, local: MiDS(LD) 25/1.

38. PRO, RAIL410/94, no.20460; 529/23, no.1124; /25, nos 1571, 1623, 1651, 1672, 1735, 1786, 1809; /66, no.940.

39. EWIDC 453, p.224: MiDS(LD) 25/1: 37 & 38 Vic, c.75, local.

40. PRO, RAIL529/25, nos 1944–5, 2309; /27, nos 2499, 2638, 2685, 2778: EWIDC 457, pp.397–9.

41. PRO, RAIL529/68, nos 1803, 1833: B, 22 Sept 1877, p.964.

42. PRO, RAIL529/45, no.1359: MiD, Poplar Dock New Entrance, Arbitration Proceedings, 1903, p.150: Smith, op.cit., pp.276, 335.

43. PRO, RAIL529/30, no.5343: EWIDC 468, p.348: LIDJC 237A, p.308; 263, pp.1, 12: 60 & 61 Vic, c.190, local.

44. PRO, RAIL529/38, nos 5479, 5743; 1007/16: EWIDC 469, pp.34, 94: LIDJC 234, p.40; 241, p.196; 263, pp.89, 101, 119, 261, 282, 300; 264, pp.1, 22: LIDC 261, p.270: MiDD 6760138, 6760250– 2, 6840169: BN, 14 Aug 1903, p.202: MiD, Poplar Dock New Entrance, Arbitration Proceedings, 1903: Royal Commission on the Port of London, Minutes of Evidence, 26 June 1901, no.11565: LCC/CL/PARL/3/8.

45. MiD, Poplar Dock New Entrance, Arbitration Proceedings, 1903, pp.131, 148, 150–1: Royal Commission on the Port of London, Minutes of Evidence, 26 June 1901, no.11566, app., 29th day, no.13: PRO, RAIL1007/16.

46. PLA Mins, xvi, p.483: PRO, ZPER 14/14: Smith, op.cit., pp.340–1, 348: M.Robbins, The North London Railway, 1937, pp.8–10.

47. PLA Mins, lxviii, b/w pp.68–9: British Rail, Stratford, Drawings Index, pp.47–8, 44LSF134, 66SF110–1, 68SF38, 73: C.Wright, 'Railway Memories of Docklands', Railways South East, winter 1990–1, p.146.

48. PRO, RAIL410/94, no.20, 460; 529/11, nos 406, 409, 412, 419, 434; /23, no.1124; /99, no.47: GL, MS 14,943/viii, pp.201–3: ILN, 28 Aug 1852, p.156.

49. PRO, RAIL410/47, no.6823; /77, no.147; /333, no.822; /622, 18 May 1852; 529/11, no.440; /127, no.42: MiDS 164; 424: GL, MS 14,944/17, pp.159–62: GLRO, MR/UP/395: B, 22 May 1852, p.33.

50. PRO, RAIL410/23, no.3481; /113, nos 47794, 48583; 529/23, nos 1124, 1138: MiD, House of Commons Select Committee on Railway Bills. . ., 3 June 1864, evidence given by Harry Chubb: NMM, Photograph G3692.

51. PRO, RAIL 1007/16: PLA Mins, xx, p.300: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, xvi/2; aerial photographs: GL, MS 14,943/19, p.204; MS 14,944/17, pp.159–62, 512; MS 14,944/31, p.91: VFB, 1935, No.101, ff.13–17.

52. PRO, RAIL529/65, nos 305, 350; /99, no.47; /127, nos 40, 45: British Rail, Stratford, Drawings 23.5.87, 67SF242: MiD, aerial photographs.

53. PRO, RAIL529/27, nos 2638, 2708, 2778, 2857; /68, nos 1671, 1687, 1880, 1836.

54. B, 22 Sept 1877, p.964: GL, MS 14,943/8, pp. 193–6: PRO, RAIL529/96; /99, no.48; /127, no.35; 1007/16.

55. PRO, RAIL529/27, no.2883; /68, nos 1821, 1832, 1860.

56. B, 22 Sept 1877, p.964: GL, MS 14,943/8, pp.191–3: PRO, RAIL529/99, no.48; /127, nos 43, 45.

57. MiDS 660: MiD, aerial photographs: British Rail, Stratford, Drawings 45LSF 162, 67SF242.

58. PRO, RAIL410/6; /108, no.40644; /109, no.41525; /112, no.46155; /311, no.19411; /2036, ff.242–3.

59. GL, MS 14,943/8, pp.201–3: PRO, RAIL1007/16.

60. PRO, RAIL410/113, nos 46585, 46797; /2036, f.242; 529/127, no.39: NMM Photograph G3692: MiD, aerial photographs: British Rail, Stratford, Drawing 67SF242: National Railway Museum, op.cit., p.48, pl.1.

61. WIDC 361, pp.164, 546: EWIDC 441, p.100: MiDS 164.

62. British Rail, Stratford, Drawing 66SF 111.

63. PRO, RAIL529/25, no.1849; /67, no.1161: EWIDC 442, p.276; 452, pp.422, 497–8; 453, pp.3–4, 129, 271: MiDS 424.

64. PRO, RAIL410/107, no.38570; /108, no.39637; /110, no.42946; /310, nos 18891, 18929; 529/13, nos 894, 1093, 1131.

65. PRO, RAIL529/15, no.19.

66. PRO, RAIL410/95, no.22636; 529/65, nos 87, 100, 118: AF, 18 Feb 1981, p.306.

67. PRO, RAIL529/27, nos 2837, 2884; /28, nos 3697, 3770, 3816; /30, nos 5851, 5860; /72, nos 4839, 4876; /99.

68. PRO, RAIL529/25, no.2340; /67, no.1543.

69. WIDC 360, p.246; 424, p.269: MiDD 6660056: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/4, pp.127–38; 11/5, p.40; 11/6, pp.44–5: ILN, 28 Aug 1852, p.156.

70. EWIDC 441, p.296: MiDS 3153, no.35.

71. GL, MS 14,944/17, p.393; /22, pp.465–6; /25, p.177.

72. ILN, 28 Aug 1852, p.156: PRO, RAIL236/305/2; 529/11, no.415; /45, no.1359: National Railway Museum, op.cit., p.49, pl.2: Smith, op.cit., p.69.

73. PRO, RAIL410/622, 30 Nov 1852; 529/11, nos 406, 409, 412, 422, 434; /13, no.584; /127, nos 35, 42–3.

74. PRO, RAIL236/305/2; 410/98, no.26112; 529/23, nos 1462, 1497; /25, no.1554; /44, no.1234; /45, nos 1426, 1458.

75. PRO, RAIL410/103, no.33, 457; /107, nos 38569, 38853; 529/27, nos 2482, 2507, 2614; /47, no.2655; /48, no.3120; /68, nos 1588, 1628, 1672: Marshall, op.cit.

76. PRO, RAIL410/2036, ff.242–3; 529/27, no.2875; /49, nos 3341, 3498, 3992; /68, nos 1799, 1942: Royal Commission on the Port of London, Minutes of Evidence, 26 June 1901, no.11566: NMM, Photograph G3692.

77. Royal Commission on the Port of London, Minutes of Evidence, 16 June 1901, no.11566: Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society Newsletter 62, June 1979, pp.16–17: National Railway Museum, op.cit., p.48, pl.1: PRO, RAIL529/128, p.23: Smith, op.cit., p.69.

78. PRO, RAIL529/48, nos 2867, 2907, 2944, 3096, 3158; /49, no.3394; /67, nos 1491, 1539, 1570; /68, no.1625; /127, no.43: NMM, Photograph G3691.

79. PRO, RAIL410/107, nos 38482, 38569; 529/27, no.2670; /48, no.3049; /68, nos 1588, 1804, 1897: National Railway Museum, op.cit., pp.50–1, pls.3, 4.

80. PRO, RAIL529/29, no.5041; /30, no.5838: National Railway Museum, op.cit., p.48, pl.1.

81. PRO, RAIL529/30, nos 5893, 5964; /128, nos 2572–4.

82. MiD, aerial photographs.

83. Royal Commission on the Port of London, Minutes of Evidence, 26 June 1901, no.11566.

84. PRO, ZPER 14/14: NMM, Photograph G3691: Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society Newsletter 62, June 1979, p.17.

85. EWIDC 437, p.190.

86. MiD, Yarrow Photographs, 312.

87. PRO, RAIL529/17, nos 2313, 2439; /48, no.3194; /127, no.40.

88. Thames Iron Works Gazette, 30 June 1899, p.330: PRO, RAIL529/59, no.10508; 1007/16: MiDD 6570160/2, 6760138: Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society Newsletter 62, June 1979, p. 17.

89. Construction News, 19 May 1988, p.42.

90. PRO, RAIL410/20, nos 73, 78; 529/9, nos 166, 261; /11, nos 399, 403, 415, 430, 434, 454: MiDS 3153/17.

91. PRO, RAIL 529/17, nos 2234, 2254; /19, nos 64, 95, 214, 245, 256, 275; /59, no.10, 303.

92. PRO, RAIL529/21, no.231; /25, nos 1887, 1923; /65, nos 9, 37, 87: EWIDC 449, pp.326, 405, 507; 453, pp.369, 503; 454, p.390: MiDS(LD) 25/1.

93. PRO, RAIL410/105, no.36572; 529/25, nos 1944–5, 2023: B, 22 Sept 1877, p.964.

94. PRO, RAIL410/28, nos 36821, 37002; /2036, f.242; 529/67, nos 1366, 1393; /68, no.1961: B, 22 Sept 1877, p.964.

95. British Rail, Stratford, Drawings Index, p.48, 67SF362: Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society Newsletter 62, June 1979, p.16.

CHAPTER XII (pp. 345–374)

The Millwall Docks

1. P.Guillery, 'Building the Millwall Docks', Construction History, vol.vi, 1990, pp.3–21.

2. The Architect's, Engineer's, and Building-Trades' Directory, 1868.

3. HLRO, HL 1864, ix, Evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Millwall Canal, Wharfs and Graving Docks Bill, 26 April 1864, pp.2–3, 115–48; HC 1864, xlviii, Evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee on the Millwall Canal, Wharfs and Graving Docks Bill, 13 July 1864, pp. 137–8.

4. MiD, MDC Deeds Box 4.

5. HLRO, HC 1864, xlviii, pp.103, 116–19: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.cxxxv, 1898–9, pp.361–2: BN, 30 Sept 1898, p.457.

6. HLRO, HL 1864, ix, pp.103, 116–19.

7. HLRO, HC 1864, xlviii, pp.57–60, 105–26, 134–42.

8. MiD, A.Werner, 'The Victoria Dock', unpublished TS, 1987.

9. 27 & 28 Vic, c.255, local.

10. Dictionary of Business Biography.

11. B, 7 July 1855, p.323; 18 Aug 1855, p.388: Survey of London, vol.XXXVIII, 1975, pp.140, 154.

12. T.C.Barker and M.Robbins, A History of London Transport, vol.1, 1963, pp.126, 130, 151.

13. HLRO, HC 1864, xlviii, pp.55–60.

14. MiD, MDC Deeds Box 3, 'Millwall Canal Company, Promoter's Agreement and Director's Confirmation', 20 April 1864: PRO, C16/516/M165, pp.2, 5.

15. HLRO, HL 1864, ix, p.2.

16. HLRO, HC 1864, xlviii, pp.58, 165: PRO, C31/1904/1673: MDC 548, p.136.

17. HLRO, HL 1864, ix, pp.62–7, 108; HC 1864, xlviii, pp.52, 61–5.

18. MDC 548, pp.37, 48–9; 553, p.91: MiDD 6480001: MiD, MDC Schedule of Deeds; MDC Deeds Box 6.

19. MDC 552, p.1: MiD, MDC Schedule of Deeds, p.14.

20. 27 & 28 Vic, c.255, local.

21. MDC 548, pp. 1–3.

22. EWIDC 448, p.294; 449, pp.77–9.

23. PRO, C16/516/M165, p.6.

24. MDC 548, pp.5, 16, 20–6.

25. Survey of London, vol.XXXIV, 1966, p.439; vol.XLII, 1986, p.62: F.Sheppard, London 1808–1870: The Infernal Wen, 1971, pp.75–7.

26. H.M.Hyndman, Commercial Crises of the Nineteenth Century, 1892, pp.91–3: W.T.C.King, History of the London Discount Market, 1936, p.230.

27. PRO, C16/516/M165, pp.7, 10.

28. MDC 548, pp.27–8, 31, 35, 37.

29. PRO, C16/516/M165, pp.9–15.

30. MDC 552, p.1.

31. PRO, C16/516/M165, p.8.

32. MDC 548, pp.35, 43, 45, 51, 58: PRO, C16/516/M165, pp.17–18.

33. PRO, C16/516/M165, p.19.

34. MDC 548, p.90; 550, pp.1–7; 552, pp.1, 3: PRO, C16/269/F93; C31/1904/1650, 1671–3; C16/346/H8, pp.14–15; C33/1117, f.510.

35. MDC 548, pp.107, 121, 123, 129, 136, 145: King, op.cit., p.240.

36. BN, 27 April 1866, p.276.

37. MDC 548, pp.143–5, 218.

38. M.H.Port, 'A Contrast in Styles at the Office of Works. Layard and Ayrton: Aesthete and Economist', Historical Journal, vol.XXVII, 1984, pp.151–76.

39. MDC 555, 27 Feb 1868, pp.5–15; 28 Aug 1868, pp.17–23; 7 Dec 1868, pp.2–5.

40. MDC 549.

41. 29 & 30 Vic, c.323, local: MDC 548, pp.211, 214.

42. MDC 548, p.131: BN, 27 April 1866, p.276.

43. MDC 548, pp.168, 180, 183, 190, 198, 225, 238, 264, 276, 280: EWIDC 449, pp.77–9.

44. MDC 548, pp.230–4, 240, 243, 283: MiD, Miscellaneous Millwall Dock Contracts.

45. MDC 548, pp.282, 329; 553, pp.2, 6, 9, 15, 17, 66: E.Sargent, 'Frederic Eliot Duckham, MICE, and the Millwall Docks (1868– 1909)', Transactions of the Newcomen Society, vol.LX, 1988–9, p.49.

46. MDC 553, pp.17, 53, 57, 62: PRO, C16/516/M165, pp.23, 28: The Standard, 23 Aug 1867.

47. ILN, 21 March 1868, p.285.

48. MDC 553, pp.91, 354.

49. MDC 553, pp.91, 108, 134, 136, 145–6, 223: PRO, C16/516/M165, pp.29–30.

50. MiD, 'The London and St. Katharine Docks', 1868, pp.50–1.

51. PRO, C31/2236/3260.

52. MDC 553, pp.181–206, 223, 227; 555, 7 Dec 1868, pp.2–36; 9 Feb 1869, pp.31–2,37.

53. MDC 553, pp.211–16; 555, 15 Feb 1869, p.14.

54. The Times, 17 May 1895, p.10b.

55. MDC 553, pp.160, 215, 227, 233, 251, 255, 266, 404; 555, 11 Feb 1870, p.8: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report 1878, p.71; MDC Deeds Box 3.

56. 33 & 34 Vic, c.20, local.

57. MDC 519, pp.18, 34, 70; 553, pp.322, 341, 442; 555, 12 Jan 1870, pp.6–7, 26; 8 Aug 1873, p.6.

58. MDC 553, p.368.

59. MDC 519, pp.11, 158, 248, 362; 555, 28 Feb 1874, p.5: Timber Traders Journal, 15 Sept 1877, p.162.

60. MDC 519, pp.294, 348, 388, 436, 458: Sargent, op.cit., pp.57–8.

61. MDC 519, pp.331, 348, 363, 384, 386: EWIDC 459, pp.29–30, 184: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 1: 42 & 43 Vic, c.67, local.

62. 7 & 8 Geo V, c.44, s 39, local: PLA Mins ix, pp.197, 237; x, p.235.

63. MDC 519, pp.410, 436.

64. 45 & 46 Vic, c.36: 50 & 51 Vic, c.27, s 2, local: MDC 519, pp.410, 413, 436, 458; 520, pp.18, 44, 60, 84.

65. MDC 520, p.210.

66. MDC 520, pp.144, 171–2: MiDS 3095: GL, MS 14,943/xii, p.205.

67. MDC 520, pp.210, 232, 293, 296, 298.

68. Sargent, op.cit., pp.58–63.

69. MDC 521, pp.24, 26, 30.

70. MDC 521, pp.268–70, 273, 278, 304: 62 & 63 Vic, c.163, local: The Times, 15 May 1899, p.15e–f.

71. The Times, 13 May 1899, p.11c–e.

72. Report of the Royal Commission on the Port of London, Minutes of Evidence, 1900–1, Nos 1001, 1055, 7038: MiDS 3095, p.4.

73. MDC 521, pp.328, 333, 454; 522, pp.21, 27, 40–1, 54, 94, 174, 196, 204; 546A, pp.1–13, 146: PRO, BT31/9344/69408.

74. MDC 522, p.380; 523, p.453.

75. MDC 523, pp.540–9; 524, pp.29, 59, 88, 123, 147, 414, 424; 525, p.10.

76. MiDS 2065, pp.8, 16, 18.

77. P.L.A. Monthly, May 1962, pp.115–16.

78. MiDS 2347, p.27.

79. P.L.A. Monthly, Jan 1966, pp.2–7; March 1968, pp.82–7.

80. MDC 552, p.1.

81. BN, 27 April 1866, p.276.

82. MDC 548, pp.136, 216, 282; 553, pp.2, 23: Tower Hamlets Independent, 16 Feb 1867, p.2: ILN, 9 March 1867, p.240.

83. MiDD 6700180: MiD, Photograph Albums: Engineering, 9 Aug 1867, pp.102–5: L.F.Vernon-Harcourt, Harbours and Docks, their Physical Features, History, Construction, Equipment and Maintenance, 1885, pp.416, 474: Guillery, op.cit., p.16.

84. MDC 519, p.18; 553, pp.344, 362, 366, 369: PLA Mins, xviii, p.136.

85. PLA Mins, xxiv, p.189.

86. PLA Mins, xvii, p.154; xviii, p.194.

87. PLA Mins, xviii, p.140; xx, p.93: MiDD 6702177.

88. PLA Mins, xxviii, p.208; xxix, p.190: MiDD 6702109, 6702129– 30, 6702132–5, 6702161: MiD, PLA Contracts, xxvii: D.J.Owen, 'Port of London Improvements', Dock and Harbour Authority, Dec 1937, p.36.

89. PLA Mins, xxxv, p.82.

90. PLA Mins, xliv, pp.139, 154, 237; xlvii, p.137.

91. PLA Mins, liii, p.272; lv, p.16: MiDD 6623178–80: MiD, DE5– 6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums: P.L.A. Monthly, July 1961, p.175; Jan 1966, p.5.

92. PLA Mins, lvii, pp.5, 57: MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Album.

93. British Patent Specification 295829, 23 Aug 1928: MiD, PLA Staff Records.

94. MiDD 6702029: MiD, DE5–6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums.

95. PLA Mins, xxii, p.65: MiDD 6732009.

96. MDC 548, pp.83, 88, 100.

97. MDC 548, pp.136, 216, 282; 552, p.1; 553, pp.2, 17: MiD, Photograph Collection.

98. MiDD 6760081, 6760089–90, 6840112–14, 6840142: Engineering, 9 Aug 1867, pp.102–5: The Engineer, 10 Sept 1869, pp.182, 185.

99. Information kindly supplied by E.Sargent.

100. MDC 524, p.174: PLA Mins, ii, p.100.

101. PLA Mins, xxx, pp.289, 427; xxxi, pp.57, 144, 193: MiDD 6762162–77, 6842012, 6842022.

102. PLA Mins, xxxvii, p.298; xl, pp.355, 378, 387; xlvii, p.122: MiDS 1660: MiDD 6762183, 6762190–205.

103. PLA Mins, xlvii, pp.108, 122, 150, 353; xlix, p.110: MiDD 6762240: NMR, Millar & Harris Photograph Collection, Mowlem Contracts, 11453, 11501.

104. PLA Mins, lvi, pp.34, 104; lvii, pp.100, 155, 160; lix, p.49.

105. MDC 548, pp.122, 125, 136, 282: MiDD 6480001.

106. MDC 553, pp.2, 17, 41, 77.

107. MiDD 6730010: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: Engineering, 8 Feb 1867, p.142; 9 Aug 1867, pp.102–5; 22 Nov 1867, pp.474, 476–7.

108. MDC 553, pp.163, 165, 171, 227, 250: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6.

109. MDC 519, pp.167, 365, 443–4; 550, pp.27, 32, 35, 90; 553, pp.247, 261, 263, 266, 284, 300, 363, 386, 436: MiDD 6660020: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6.

110. MDC 520, pp.46, 102, 131, 135, 145, 147, 190, 310.

111. MDC 521, p.152; 522, p.95; 524, pp.132, 199, 306, 310; 539, p.85.

112. PLA Mins, i, 22 July 1909, 3/3, 3 March 1910, 4/9; iii, pp.128, 135; iv, p.330; v, p.136: MiDS 2233, p.15: MiDD 6622878, 6730005, 6732010, 6780038, 6780054.

113. PLA Mins, x, p.326; xiii, p.312; xiv, p.410; xviii, p.41: MiDD 6660035, 6660038, 6820004–36, 6860105.

114. PLA Mins, xxi, pp.159, 263, 293.

115. PLA Mins, lvii, p.155; lx, pp.23, 55, 60, 82; lxi, p.32.

116. MDC 553, p.15.

117. MDC 553, pp.26, 43, 87: MiD, 'Memoir of F.E.Duckham', p.10.

118. MiD, Millwall Docks, misc. contracts: ILN, 28 March 1868, p.312.

119. MDC 553, pp.160, 267–9; 555, 9 Aug 1869, p.8.

120. MDC 553, pp.281, 284–5, 304, 322; 555, 9 Aug 1869, pp.38, 42, 46: MiD, MDC Deeds Boxes 3, 6; Millwall Docks, misc. deeds; MDC Schedule of Deeds.

121. GL, MS 14,943/ii, p.280.

122. MDC 553, pp.227, 365, 370, 373; 522, pp.127, 132, 151, 293: MiDD, uncat.: GL, MS 14,943/iv, p.11.

123. MDC 520, pp.62, 84, 88, 102: MiDD 6620449: GL, MS 14,943/ix, p.60: Vernon-Harcourt, op.cit., p.478.

124. PLA Mins, xlvi, p.26: MiDS 1660.

125. MDC 553, pp.239, 244, 296, 308, 314, 316, 320, 322, 346, 388, 442: MiDD 6622023.

126. MDC 553, pp.411, 414, 426, 438, 442, 455, 457; 519, pp.1, 6, 8, 34, 90; 555, 14 Aug 1872, p.19: MiDD, uncat.: MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums: GL, MS 14,942/iii, pp.34, 109, 132, 143, 175, 184.

127. GL, MS 14,943/v, p.165.

128. GL, MS 14,943/vii, pp.106, 159.

129. MDC 520, p.84.

130. MDC 520, pp.222, 226, 231, 256.

131. PLA Mins xxxii, p.238; li, p.200: MiDS 1660.

132. MDC 520, pp.10, 44, 46, 84: GL, MS 14,943/ix, p.60: MiDD 6620451, 6620558.

133. PLA Mins, iii, pp.127, 132, 211, 263; v, p.136; vi, p.36: MiDD 6620501–16, 6620560: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 3.

134. MDC 520, p.110: MiDD 6620415, 6620418–9: MiD, Millwall Dock map, 1899: GL, MS 14,942/iii, p.315; /vii, p.90; 14,943/iv, p.125;/v, p.165: Timber Trades Journal, 29 Sept 1877, p.178; 13 Oct 1877, map.

135. MDC 521, pp.217, 381, 457: The Standard, 5 Jan 1898, p.I.

136. MDC 521, p.399: MiD, MDC Deeds Boxes 3, 6: PLA Mins, xxv, pp.175, 178; xxvii, p.320; xlvi, p.62: VFB, 1935, No.5, ff.4–9; 1950, No.13, pp.180–1.

137. PLA Mins, xlviii, p.170.

138. MiD 1660.

139. MDC 519, p.248: MiDD 6620412: GL, MS 14,942/vi, p.148; MS 14,943/xi, p.25: Timber Trades Journal, 13 Oct 1877, p.194.

140. PLA Mins, vi, p.126; vii, p.188; xi, p.109: MiDS 3073, 31 March 1916, p.2: EEN, 3 July 1914.

141. PLA Mins, xxvii, p.400; xxviii, pp.105, 376, 433: MiDS 2234, p.3: MiDD 6482056, 6482137, 6622408: MiD, PLA Engineering Dept Files, Box 9: P.L.A. Monthly, Aug 1937, p.270: OS 1938.

142. PLA Mins, xxxii, p.36.

143. PLA Mins, xxxv, p.161.

144. PLA Mins, xlix, p.153; lxviii, p.66: MiDD 6482174: MiD, PLA Engineering Dept Files, Box 9: OS 1984.

145. MDC 521, pp.92, 94, 160, 326: PLA Mins, xxviii, p.153; xl, p.194: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6.

146. PLA Mins, xlv, p.130; xlvi, pp.293, 305.

147. MDC 553, p.252; 520, p.244: GL, MS 14,943/ix, p.60;/x, p.46: Timber Trades Journal, 13 Oct 1877, p.194, map.

148. GL, MS 14,942/viii, p.357; MS 14,943/xvi, p.126: PLA Mins, ii, p.249: MiD, MDC and PLA maps.

149. MDC 522, pp.110, 434, 449: MiDD 6620489, uncat.: GL, MS 14,942/x, p.92; MS 14,943/iv, p.11; /x, p.46.

150. MDC 520, pp.10, 44, 46: MiDD 6620413, 6620528: MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums: PLA Mins, vii, p.188; viii, p.285: GL, MS 14,943/ix, p.60.

151. MDC 521, pp.206, 228, 251: MiD, MDC Deeds Boxes 3, 6: GL, MS 14,942/viii, p.357; MS 14,943/xvi, p.206: DSR 1899/77.

152. PLA Mins, xviii, p.352; xxx, p.109: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6.

153. MDC 519, p.66; 520, pp.10, 44, 46: GL, MS 14,943/IX, p.60.

154. MDC 520, pp.212, 214, 227, 232: MiDD 6620416.

155. MDC 521, pp.381, 457: PLA Mins, xiv, p.346; xv, p.104: MiDD 6620586.

156. PLA Mins, xxi, p.308; xxii, pp.148, 234, 350; xxiv, p.90; xxxiii, p.185: MiDD 6622077–9.

157. PLA Mins, xxviii, p.208; xxix, pp.35, 190; xxxiv, p.18: MiDD 6622411–34: MiD, PLA Completed Contracts, xxvii.

158. PLA Mins, xxxiii, p.185; xxxiv, p.52; xxxix, p.27: MiD, PLA Air Raid Casualty Files: P.L.A. Monthly, Sept 1945, p.117.

159. PLA Mins, xxxvi, pp.244, 280; xxxviii, p.64: MiDD 6622572: MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums.

160. PLA Mins, xxxiii, p.37; l, pp.129, 140, 211; li, p.193: MiDD 6622996: MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums.

161. MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums.

162. MDC 521, pp.340, 368; 522, pp.252, 257, 261, 311, 339, 387–8, 395, 409, 417, 441; 523, pp.8, 78; 546A, pp.57, 74, 104, 112, 170–1: MiDD 6620414, 6620553–4: GL, MS 14,943/xviii, p.256.

163. PLA Mins, x, p.221; xi, pp.111, 273; xiii, p.349; xix, p.324; xx, p.43; xxxiv, p.213; xxxviii, p.337; xxxix, pp.105, 168, 227: MiDD 6620562–8.

164. MiD, PLA maps: GL, MS 14,944/71, p.289.

165. PLA Mins, xxx, pp.316, 326, 427; xxxi, p.193: MiDS 2347, p.27: MiDD 6622510–50.

166. PLA Mins, xxxiii, p.141; xxxvii, pp.115, 206; xxxviii, pp.92, 113, 336; xxxix, p.102; xl, p.303; xli, p.393: MiDD 6622615.

167. PLA Mins, l, pp.181, 245–6, 250, 349; li, pp.82, 138, 200; liv, p.352; lvi, p.150: MiDD 6622991–3, 6623004, 6623013, 6623021, 6623045–51, 6702233.

168. MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums: E.Newton, 'Some Recent Sheds in the Port of London', Dock and Harbour Authority, July 1960, pp.77–87: P.L.A. Monthly, July 1961, p.175.

169. PLA Mins, liii, pp.272, 290; liv, pp.14, 201, 301, 352; lv, pp.16, 31: MiDD 6623178–80, 6623226–31, 6623265–85, 6623304–10, 6512107B: MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums.

170. PLA Mins, lv, pp.141, 243, 253; lvi, p.71: MiDD 6623322, 6623330.

171. PLA Mins, lvi, pp.87, 101: MiDD 6623403.

172. PLA Mins, lxx, b/w pp.30–1.

173. PLA Mins, lv, p.141; lvii, pp.5, 113, 124; lviii, pp.93, 101: E.Newton, 'Transit Shed for P.L.A.', Tubular Structures, vol.IX, Nov 1967, pp.17–21.

174. R.F.J.Smeardon, E.Newton and F.A.Page, 'Engineering Work at Tilbury Docks, 1963–1967', Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.38, 1967, pp.177–228.

175. MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums: MiDS 1938: Newton, 1967 op.cit.: P.L.A. Monthly, June 1967, pp.233–5.

176. PLA Mins, lvii, pp.155, 160: MiDD 6512204, 6623437, 6702358.

177. PLA Mins, lx, pp.21, 84; lxi, p.118; lxiv, b/w pp.7–8: MiDD 6623582: MiD, PLA Engineering Dept Files, Box 2: The Port, 7 Nov 1968, p.2; 29 Jan 1970, p.3; 26 Feb 1970, pp.8–9: P.L.A. Monthly, March 1970, p.58.

178. PLA Mins, lxvii, b/w pp. 113–14; lxviii, p.66.

179. B, 19 Sept 1986, p.11.

180. ELA, 10 Aug, 7 Sept, 7 Dec 1984; 7 June 1985; 14 March 1986; B, 7 June 1985, p.15.

181. ELA, 17 Feb 1989, p.15: B, 19 Sept 1986, p.11; 3 March 1989, pp.40–1: Independent, 14 Jan 1987, p.5: Financial Times, 10 April 1987, p.18: Construction News, 16 June 1988: Leisure Management, vol. VII, 1988.

182. The Times, 8 May 1991, p.21.

183. MDC 519, pp.230, 320, 322, 329, 336, 340, 362, 380, 384, 397, 436; 520, p.2: MiDS 2914, App.2: MiDD 6680019: Timber Trades Journal, 29 Sept 1877, p.178: Engineering, 11 Feb 1881, p.153: F.E.Duckham, 'Grain Appliances at the Millwall Docks', Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.cxxv, 1895–6, iii, pp.298–300: Sargent, op.cit., pp.57–8.

184. MDC 519, pp.367, 380, 384, 386, 410, 436: MiDS 2914, Apps 2–3: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 1.

185. MiDD 6620441: Engineering, 7 April 1882, pp.322–3: Duckham, op.cit., p.300.

186. PLA Mins, vi, p.364; vii, pp.188, 236, 422; viii, pp.246, 285; ix, pp.99, 316; x, pp.142, 198, 265; xiii, p.349: MiDD 6620460: MiD, Penrhy-Jones Photograph Album, p.16.

187. PLA Mins, xiv, p.151; xx, p.168; xxxiii, p.78; xxxiv, p.213; xl, p.208: MiDS 1660.

188. PLA Mins, xlv, p.181; lix, p.7; lxix, b/w pp.74–5, 295–6; lxxi, b/w pp.94–5: P.L.A. Monthly, Jan 1966, p.7; March 1968, pp.85–6.

189. MDC 520, pp.125, 144: PLA Mins, xxxv, p.6; xxxix, p.350; li, p.175: MiD, MDC and PLA maps.

190. MDC 520, p.18.

191. MDC 520, pp.18, 44, 84: MiDS 2914, Apps 2–3: MiDD 6680002, 6680006–8, 6680011–12: GL, MS 14,943/ix, pp.60, 145, 178: Vernon-Harcourt, op.cit., pp.482–3: Duckham, op.cit., pp.301–3.

192. PLA Mins, xvi, p.374; xviii, pp.176, 194, 257; xx, p.209; xxvii, p.353; xxxii, p.45: MiDD 6682002.

193. PLA Mins, lvii, p.89.

194. MDC 520, pp.60, 84: MiDS 2914, Apps 2–3; 3095, p.4: MiDD 6680013–8: MiD, Photograph Albums, E6537: GL, MS 14,942/vi, p.7; MS 14,943/ix, pp.145, 178;/x, p.13.

195. MDC 524, p.213: PLA Mins, viii, p.245; xii, p.221; xix, p.122; xx, p.166; xxii, p.125; xxxii, p.252; xxxiv, p.213: MiDS 1660.

196. MDC 522, pp.6, 21, 26, 36, 41, 90, 118, 139, 160, 163, 204, 221: GL, MS 14,942/ix, pp.201, 281, 284: MS 14,943/xvii, pp.158, 170: Engineering, 14 July 1893, p.59: M.Mowat, 'Some Recent Grain-handling and Storing Appliances at the Millwall Docks', Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol. CLXXVII, 1908–9, iii, pp.58–9.

197. MDC 522, pp.208, 217, 235, 239, 253, 263, 388; 523, p.378; 546A, pp.32–3, 38, 112: GL, MS 14,943/xviii, p.39.

198. MDC 522, pp.395, 399, 454; 523, pp.2, 23, 30, 65, 70, 74, 243, 364, 443; 546A, pp.172–3.

199. MDC 522, pp.274, 367, 422, 430; 523, pp.44, 142, 192; 539, p.328; 546A, p.174.

200. MDC 523, pp.170, 231; 546A, p.140.

201. PLA Mins, ix, b/w pp.128–9: MiD, NPC 82, pp.242, 244: Mowat, op.cit., p.59: Morning Leader, 25 Aug 1905, p.7: Daily Graphic, 8 Sept 1905, p.15: London, The Port of Empire, 1914, p.70.

202. MDC 546A, p.112: MiDD 6482199, 6680024, 6680029–120, 6680164, 6682023, 6682047, 6682057: Syren and Shipping, 6 Jan 1904, pp. 162–5: A.O.Laird, 'A Mechanical Method of Discharging and Storing Grain', paper to Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 9 Jan 1905: Mowat, op.cit., pp.58–92, pl.2: NMR, MAFF 1969.

203. MDC 546A, pp.174–5: PLA Mins, x, p.164: MiDD 6430029, 6432005, 6432016, 6680133, 6680165–7, 6682023: Report of the Royal Commission on the Port of London, Minutes of Evidence, 1900–1, No.7038: MiD, NPC 82, p.225: Laird, 'A Mechanical Method. . .': Mowat, op.cit., pp.59–62; Sargent, op.cit., pp.59–60, 64.

204. MiDD 6682056: MiD, Engineering Dept Files, Box 2: P.L.A. Monthly, July 1961, p.174; Jan 1966, p.3; March 1968, p.85.

205. MDC 553, p.425; 555, 9 Sept 1869, p.45.

206. PLA Mins, xxii, p.221; xxxi, p.134; xxxiii, p.187.

207. MDC 553, pp.45–50, 560: MiD, 'Memoir of F.E.Duckham', p.10.

208. MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: B, 21 March 1868, pp.217–18: ILN, 28 March 1868, p.312.

209. PLA Mins, xxviii, p.203; xlviii, p.286: MiD, PLA Agreements, x, p.109; PLA maps: OS 1946.

210. MDC 519, p.196: MiDD 6620429.

211. GLRO, MR/UP/1316.

212. PLA Mins, xix, pp.122, 220; xx, pp.300, 306; xlix, p.66; li, p.96 MiDD 6622051, 6622881, 6622918–19., 6622991.

213. MDC 553, pp.314, 346; 521, pp. 340, 346, 398: MiD, MDC and PLA maps.

214. MDC 523, pp.349, 413, 443; 546A, pp.152, 162: MiDD 6620556, 6682057.

215. PLA Mins, viii, p.385; x, p.379; xxi, p.220: MiDD 6620530–4.

216. MiDD 6622489: MiD, PLA Engineering Notes 662.23.

217. MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums.

218. MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums: AJ, Dec 1970, pp.1307–22: The Port, 7 Nov 1968, p.2; 26 Feb 1970, pp.8– 9: Design, May 1970, pp.23–30: Domus, Dec 1970, pp.10–15; Bauen and Wohnen, 1971, vol.1, pp.4–9.

219. AJ, Dec 1970, pp.1307–22: Design, Jan 1971, pp.40–3.

220. PLA Mins xiii, p.196: MiDD 6620452, 6620523: MiD, MDC and PLA maps.

221. MDC 553, p.355; 519, p.256: MiD, MDC Deeds Boxes 2, 6: MiDD 6620459: GL, MS 14,942/iii, p.34.

222. PLA Mins, ii, pp.28, 179, 203; ix, p.387: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 2: MiDD 6620459: VFB, 1935, No.11, ff.52–8.

223. PLA Mins, lvii, p.142; lix, p.95.

224. GL, MS 14,942/vii, p.90: MDC 521, pp.124, 128: VFB, 1935, No.5, f.1.

225. PLA Mins, xiii, p.145; xxiii, p.97; xxxi, p.222: MiDD 6622494.

226. PLA Mins, xxxviii, p.382; xxxix, p.348; xl, p.191; xli, p.158; xlvi, p.235; li, p.174: MiDD 6622878.

227. PLA Mins, xxxix, pp.138, 346; xli, p.288; xlii, pp.246, 267; xliv, p.108; xlv, p.305: MiD, PLA Completed Contracts, xxx.

228. MDC 519, pp.74, 196; 520, pp.178, 318, 320, 356; 524, pp.11, 44, 55, 106: MiDD 6512262: MiD, PLA maps.

229. MDC 553, p.306.

230. Institution of Electrical Engineers, S.C. MSS 21/vii, pp.3, 38, 74: P.L.A. Monthly, Nov 1932, pp.8–10.

231. MDC 550, pp.85, 100; 553, pp.354–5, 391: MDC Deeds Box 6.

232. MDC 553, p.426: MDC Deeds Box 6.

233. GL, MS 14,942/iii, p.34; MS 14,943/iii, pp.16, 25; /iv, p.11: Institution of Electrical Engineers, S.C. MSS 21/vii, p.277;/viii, pp.3–4, 135.

234. VFB, 1935, No.4, ff.48–9; No.11, ff.38–50.

235. MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: MDC 519, p.66: Institution of Electrical Engineers, S.C. MSS 21/viii, pp.64, 127, 158, 172, 175; /ix, p.81; /x, pp.31, 33, 57, 85, 112: P.L.A. Monthly, Nov 1932, pp.8–10.

236. MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: P.L.A. Monthly, Nov 1932, pp.8–10.

237. MDC 522, pp.118, 164, 310, 320, 387; 523, p.9.

238. MiDS 1660; 2275, p.53.

239. PLA Mins, xxxix, pp.321, 350; xl, p.196; xli, p.293; xliii, p.106; lv, p.108: VFB, 1935, No.4, ff.48–9: MiD, PLA maps: OS 1966.

240. Milling, 4 May 1935, p.527.

241. MDC 553, pp.426, 447: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: MiDD 6620485: GL, MS 14,942/iii, p.175; MS 14,943/iv, p.11.

242. MDC 520, pp.159, 204, 298: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: DSR 1895/158.

243. MiDD 6620439–40, 6620485: Milling, 24 Sept 1898, p.170; 4 May 1935, p.527: OS 1894–6: VFB, 1935, No.11, ff.13, 15, 17.

244. MDC 521, p.262; 523, p.289: Milling, 24 Sept 1898, p. 170.

245. Milling, 6 Oct 1900, p.207; 23 March 1901, pp.186–8: BN, 9 June 1899, p.xviii: VFB, 1935, No.11, ff.12, 18–26, 29–33.

246. PLA Mins, vi, pp.16, 55, 171; xiii, p.209: MiDD 6620485: GL, MS 14,943/xx, p.54: Milling, 23 March 1935, p.324; 4 May 1935, p.527.

247. VFB, 1935, No.11, ff.7, 14.

248. MiD, aerial photographs: VFB, 1935, No.11, ff.27–9.

249. PLA Mins, xx, pp.5, 195; xxiv, p.360; xxv, pp.90, 111, 273.

250. MiDD 6682008: Milling, 4 May 1935, pp.526–37: VFB, 1935, No.11, ff.1–6.

251. PLA Mins, xvii, pp.30, 122; xxx, pp.93, 257: MiD, aerial photographs: VFB, 1935, No.11, ff.7–10: ELO, 3 Aug 1935.

252. PLA Mins, xliv, p.13: MiDS 1660: OS 1938: GLRO, LCC/FB/GEN/2/69: Milling, 16 Jan 1954: GL, MS 14,944/49, pp.74, 333.

253. PLA Mins, lii, p.263: MiDD 6682055: GL, MS 14,944/60, p.37.

254. PLA Mins, lxviii, p.66: Docklands News, Aug—Sept 1985, p.5: Information supplied by R.H.M. Property Group and the Island History Group.

255. MDC 521, p.150: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: OS 1894–6.

256. MDC 521, p.206: MiD, MDC Deeds Boxes 5, 6.

257. DSR 1898/85–8, 398, 401–3; 1899/187: VFB, 1935, No.80, ff.9–22: Food Manufacture, July 1956, pp.267–71: Information and photographs supplied by Tate & Lyle Sugars Limited.

258. PLA Mins, xii, p.315; xx, p.243; xxi, p.4: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: VFB, 1935, No.80, ff.9–22.

259. PLA Mins, xxxviii, pp.177, 282: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6.

260. PLA Mins, xxxix, pp.197, 408: PLA Engineering Dept Files, Box 9: Food Manufacture, July 1956, pp.267–71: Information supplied by P.Trafford Clark and Tate & Lyle Sugars Limited.

261. PLA Mins, xlviii, pp.101, 125; xlix, p.208; 1, p.19; lix, p.98: MiD, PLA Engineering Dept Files, Box 9: Island History Newsletter, Oct 1988, p.4.

262. MiD, PLA Engineering Dept Files, Box 9.

263. Information supplied by Tate & Lyle Sugars Limited.

264. MDC 548, pp.250, 302, 308, 329; 553, p.2: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: Engineering, 9 Aug 1867, pp.102–5.

265. MDC 553, pp.370, 376, 441: MiDD 6622991: MiD, DE6, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Album, F and G Sheds.

266. MDC 519, pp.210, 214, 274, 277: MiDD 6660019–20: Timber Trades Journal, 13 Oct 1877, p.194.

267. MDC 520, p.2: Engineering, 28 July 1882, p.96.

268. MDC 520, pp.62, 102–3, 172: MiDS 3095, pp.3–4: MiDD 6660021–2: Engineering, 14 May 1886, pp.469–70.

269. MDC 520, pp.356, 376: MiDD 6660035: Sargent, op.cit., pp.52–3.

270. PLA Mins, x, p.302; xi, p.206; xiii, p.274; xxi, p.373; xxii, p.137; xxiii, p.302; xxvii, p.130: MiDD 6660033–46.

271. PLA Mins, xl, p.375; xlvi, p.149; li, pp.142, 174: MiDD 6782029.

272. MDC 522, p.453; 523, p.9; 539, p.50: PLA Mins, xli, p.393; liii, p.272: MiDD 6662006, 6780052.

273. MDC 520, pp.99, 102–3, 108–10, 124, 137, 142, 168, 199: MiDS 3095, p.6: MiDD 6660023, 6900049: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.LXXXIX, 1886–7, pp.63–5: Report of the Royal Commission on the Port of London, Minutes of Evidence, 1900–1, No.1047.

274. PLA Mins, xii, p.87: MiDS 3072, p.16.

275. MDC 521, pp.434, 452.

276. PLA Mins, xi, pp.159, 206; xiii, p.349.

277. MiDD 6620536–7.

278. MDC 553, pp.15, 87: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: ILN, 28 March 1868, p.312.

279. MDC 553, pp.29, 51, 151: MiDS 3095, p.3: MiDD 6622031: MiD, Millwall Docks, misc. contracts.

280. Timber Trades Journal, 15 Sept 1877, p.162: P.L.A. Monthly, July 1961, p.174.

281. PLA Mins, xv, p.182; xvi, p.208.

282. MDC 519, pp.96, 195, 289; 550, p.243: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.L, 1876–7, iv, pp.93 4: Engineering, 7 April 1882, pp.322–3: Duckham, op.cit., pp.297–8.

283. MDC 521, p.148: MiDS 3095, p.3.

284. PLA Mins, iv, pp.69, 76, 257; xv, p.146.

285. MDC 519, pp.42, 45; 555, 7 Aug 1874, p.9.

286. MDC 519, pp.163, 189, 209, 230: MiDD 6700201: Report of the Royal Commission on the Port of London, Minutes of Evidence, 1900–1, Nos 1025, 1116: Sargent, op.cit., pp.55–7.

287. MDC 519, pp.289, 320, 362, 384; 520, p.242; 522, pp.24, 58, 67: Engineering, 7 April 1882, pp.322–3: Duckham, op.cit., pp.296–9.

288. MDC 520, pp.362, 376, 414, 438; p.521, p.26: MiDS 3095, p.6; 3184: MiDD 6680135: Engineering, 14 July 1893, p.59; 18 Jan 1918, p.73: BN, 14 July 1893, p.57: The Engineer, 20 July 1894, pp.64–6: Duckham, op.cit., pp.303–9: Sargent, op.cit., pp.58–63.

289. MDC 521, p.179; 531, pp.300–1.

290. PLA Mins, xxvii, p.173; xxix, p.190.

291. MDC 548, pp.83, 88, 100.

292. MDC 548, p.308; 553, pp.2, 75: MiDD 6570121, 6572379: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: Engineering, 9 Aug 1867, pp.102–5.

293. PLA Mins, xi, p.289; xxii, p.366; xxvi, pp.20, 417; xxvii, p.219; xxviii, pp.87, 203; xxx, p.289; xxxi, pp.57, 213, 259: MiDD 6572008, 65722035, 6572054–89: P.L.A. Monthly, May 1936, p.205.

294. PLA Mins, xxxix, p.102; xl, p.378; xliv, p.45; xlvi, p.122; l, p.415; lxviii, p.101: Evening Standard, 7 Feb 1964.

295. MDC 548, p.308; 553, p.75: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: MiDD 6570086, 6570125, 6572096: Engineering, 9 Aug 1867, pp. 102–5: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.L, 1876–7, iv, pp.86, 95, figs 22–3.

296. MDC 553, p.159; 519, p.206; 520, pp.141, 148, 224; 521, pp.24, 36, 46; 523, p.182; 524, pp.54, 292: PLA Mins, v, p.224; xiv, p.258; xxii, p.129: MiD, PLA Photograph Albums: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.L, 1876–7, iv, pp.86, 95, figs 22–3.

297. PLA Mins, xxix, p. 141; xxx, p.310; xxxi, p.193; xxxvii, pp.70, 160: MiDD 6572096.

298. PLA Mins, 1, p.251: MiDS 2264/8, pp.1–2.

299. PLA Mins, l, p.384: MiDS 2264/8, pp.1–2: MiDD 6072001: EEN, 9 Jan 1959: ELA, 9 Jan, 6 March 1959; 22 April, 29 July 1960.

300. PLA Mins, lii, pp.52, 115, 198, 312: MiDD 6072002, 6572115, 6572118–19, 6702257: P.L.A. Monthly, July 1961, p.176: EEN,3 Feb 1961, p.1; 6 Oct 1961, p.2.

301. PLA Mins, liii, pp.201, 223; liv, pp.129, 287; lv, pp.117, 222; lx, p.60: MiDD 6572382, 6623226: MiDS 2954, p.33: MiD, DE7, PLA Engineering Dept Photograph Albums: ELA, 24 Sept 1965, p.9: I.S.Greeves, London Docks 1800–1980, 1980, pp.91–3.

302. PLA Mins, Ixix, pp.26, 60, 69: LBTH Mins, 1974–5, p.240; 1976–7, p.36: ELA, 2 May 1975, p.7; 29 April 1983.

303. Construction News, 19 May 1988, p.42.

304. MDC 519, pp.141, 144, 148.

305. Timber Trades Journal, 13 Oct 1877, p.194.

306. MiDS 1660: MiDD 6570088, 6762164.

307. MDC 522, pp.27, 32, 40–1, 54.

308. MDC 522, pp.64, 80, 86, 182; 546A, p.33: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 3.

309. MDC 522, pp.114, 127, 195, 257, 270, 293, 314, 319; 523, p.8; 536, p.9; 546A, p.170: MiDD 6570097–9: DSR 1901/60.

310. MiDD 6570097–9: Financier and Bullionist, 19 June 1901, p.5: Timber Trades Journal, 13 July 1901, pp.37–40: GL, MS 14,943/xviii, p.60: Syren and Shipping, 6 Jan 1904, p. 165.

311. MDC 523, pp.482, 485, 488: PLA Mins, ii, p.249; iii, p.40: Institution of Mechanical Engineers Journal, vol.II, 1921, p.937.

312. PRO, RAIL 385/27, 26 April, 3 June 1864; 1071/139: EWIDC 448, pp.59–61, 77–8, 175–6: T.B.Peacock, P.L.A. Railways 1950, pp.80–7.

313. PRO, RAIL385/27, 8–11 Nov, 20 Dec 1864: WIDC 421, 25 May 1864: EWIDC 448, pp.59–61, 77–8, 175–6.

314. EWIDC 472, pp. 1–3, 5–6: MiDS(LD) 25/1.

315. PRO, RAIL385/27, 13, 17 March 1865: GLRO, MR/UP/771: EWIDC 472, pp.11, 16; 448, pp.330, 338–40, 351, 417, 443.

316. 28 & 29 Vic, c. 116, local.

317. PRO, RAIL385/27, 7, 14 Aug 1866; 227/3, pp.378, 396.

318. PRO, RAIL385/27, 27 Nov 1866, 25 June, 8 Oct 1867; 227/5, pp.210, 249, 329; /6, pp.44, 92: MDC 548, p.321.

319. PRO, RAIL385/27, 25 Aug 1868; 227/6, pp.119, 136, 161, 227: MDC 553, pp.100, 142, 305: 31 & 32 Vic, c.120, local.

320. PRO, RAIL227/6, p.537; 385/27, 15 Nov 1869.

321. PRO, RAIL529/68, nos 1883, 1902, 1983: EWIDC 453, pp.364, 397: PLA Mins, xix, p.390: MiDD 6570168, 6572022–7.

322. MDC 553, p.284: MiDS(LD) 11/5/49, 82, 84, 110: L.F.VernonHarcourt, 'Description of the new South Dock in the Isle of Dogs, forming part of the West India Docks', Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.XXXIV, 1871–2, pp.162–3.

323. EWIDC 451, pp.268–9, 290, 347; 452, p.128: PLA Mins, viii, p.370: MiD, EWIDC Secretary's Report, 1878, pp.55–61: Locomotive Magazine, Sept—Oct 1904.

324. MDC 553, pp.314, 346, 354, 362, 366, 368–9, 376, 415, 425, 428: MiDD 6570127.

325. MDC 520, pp.245, 325, 425: PLA Mins, xxii, p.221.

326. MiDS 31; 25, Arbitration Proceedings, 11 Nov 1875, p.44: EWIDC 451, pp.219–21, 322, 449, 504; 452, p.19.

327. MiDS 31.

328. MiDS 25; 26; 29; 30; 3095: EWIDC 452, pp.155–60; 453, pp.407– 11; 455, pp.290, 504; 456, p.108; 457, pp.46, 279: MDC 519, pp.187, 206.

329. EWIDC 457, pp.366, 509; 458, pp.88, 249, 427: MDC 519, pp.330, 340, 358–9.

330. MDC 519, p.373: MiD, PLA maps.

331. PLA Mins, xvii, p.460: EEN, 25 May 1926, p.3.

332. MDC 553, p.425.

333. MiDS 3095, p.4.

334. MDC 524, p.82.

335. PLA Mins, xix, p.127; xx, p.44; xxi, p.189.

CHAPTER XIII (pp.375–387)

The Isle of Dogs: Introduction

1. William Camden, Britain, or a Chorographical Description of the Most Flourishing Kingdomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland..., trans. Philemon Holland, 1637, p.437.

2. GLRO, PCS 63, p.93.

3. D.Lysons, The Environs of London, 1795, III, p.467: GLRO, PCS PR1.

4. B.H.Cowper, A Descriptive and Statistical Account of Millwall, commonly called The Isle of Dogs, pp.29–30.

5. Ibid, p.31.

6. Ibid, pp.5–6: Lysons, op.cit., p.467.

7. Dugdale, quoted in Cowper, op.cit., p.36.

8. GLRO, PCS 63, p.204.

9. B, 6 Dec 1856, p.660.

10. GLRO, PCS 63, pp.278–9.

11. Ibid, various references.

12. Ibid, p.122; PCS 65, pp.44, 418: GL MS 16, 967/15, p.331.

13. PRO, E178/1364.

14. GLRO, PCS 69, 25 May 1835.

15. GLRO, PCS 63, pp.248–50; PCS 65, p.35.

16. Charters of Gilb. Foliot, ed. Morey and Brooke, p.316 (reference supplied by the VCH).

17. Manorial extent cited in K.G.T.McDonnell, Medieval London Suburbs, 1978, p.61.

18. Ibid, p.139.

19. PRO, C135/167, no. 9: Notes and Queries, 9th series, ix, 121 (references supplied by the VCH).

20. McDonnell, op.cit., pp. 137–9; Idem, 'The Chapel of St. Mary in Stepney Marsh', East London Papers, vol.11, 1968, pp.57–8.

21. Cowper, op.cit., pp.42–51.

22. McDonnell, 1978 op.cit., pp.137–40; 1968 op.cit., pp.57–8.

23. Cowper, op.cit., p.40.

24. Letters and Papers of Henry VIII, IV, nos 545, 5378.

25. Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith, The History of East London from the Earliest Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century, 1939, p.44.

26. B, 29 Aug 1857, p.498: ILN, 3 Jan 1857, p.675: Brewer's Beauties of England, quoted in Cowper, op.cit., p.43.

27. Warwickshire RO, Throckmorton MSS, CR 1998, Box 70, pt 2, bundle 1.

28. William Maitland, The History of London, 1756, Vol. n, Book VIII, p.1359.

29. MiD, PLA 2962, p.62: B, 29 Aug 1857, p.498: ILN 3 Jan 1857, p.675.

30. Lysons, op.cit., p.707: GLRO, Acc.2636, 38/1, 38/3.

31. Cowper, op.cit., p.48.

32. In the Bodleian Library, Oxford.

33. In the NMM.

34. In the Royal Collection.

35. At Belton House, Lincolnshire.

36. Recited in Warwickshire RO, Throckmorton MSS, CR 1998, Box 70, pt 2, bundle 1.

37. GLRO, Acc.2636/4/3.

38. Maitland, op.cit., p.1359: MDR 1774/3/123–4: GLRO, Acc.2636/4/5–6.

39. McDonnell, 1978 op.cit., pp.21–2, 186.

40. ILN, 3 Jan 1857, p.675.

41. PRO, MPB3.

42. Published from a copy by Joseph Ames in 1738.

43. Cowper, op.cit., p.17.

44. Letters and Papers of Henry VIII, III, pt 1, no. 1009.

45. A. Yarranton, England's Improvement by Sea and Land, pt 2, 1681, p.142.

46. For example, Warwickshire RO, Throckmorton MSS, CR 1998, Box 70.

47. DNB: The Oxford Companion to English Literature, ed. Margaret Drabble, 5th edn, 1985, pp.517, 687: Christopher Edwards, London Theatre Guide, 1979, p.22, cited in Joy Hancox, The Byrom Collection, 1992, p.122.

48. Quoted in Cowper, op.cit., pp.11–12.

49. Diary of Thomas Burton Esq., Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell, From 1656 to 1659, ed. John Towill Rutt, 1974 reprint, vol.I, p.155.

50. 'The most dismal spot in London', Daily Mail, 4 Aug 1897: Mervyn Savill, Tide of London, 1951, p.125.

51. Pocock's Gravesend Water Companion, 1798, p.23.

52. Universal Magazine, Feb 1767.

53. The Diary of Samuel Pepys, ed. R.Latham and W.Matthews, vol.VI, 1972, p.175.

54. Cited in Warwickshire RO, Throckmorton MSS, bargain & sale from Richard Mills to Lord Wentworth, 1618.

55. The London Encyclopaedia, ed. Ben Weinreb and Christopher Hibbert, 1983, p.337.

56. English Place Names Society, The Place-Names of Middlesex, 1942: Warwickshire RO, Throckmorton MSS, CR 1998, Box 70, pt 2, bundle 1: OED.

57. For example, GLRO, M93/132, ff.269, 332.

58. National Register of Archives, 4571, report on Woodroffe MSS in Guildford Muniment Room, items 101/2/4(2)–(3).

59. CLRO, Rep.21, f.470b.

60. GLRO, Acc.2636/2/1, 5, 8.

61. Warwickshire RO, Throckmorton MSS, CR 1998/47/31.

62. W.B., quoted in Cowper, op.cit., p.20.

63. J.Strype, Stow's Survey of London, 1720, vol.II, app.1, p.102.

64. GLRO, PCS PR1.

65. John Noorthouck, A New History of London, 1773, p.572: GLRO, PCS PR1.

66. GL, MS 17, 207/1.

67. Land and Building News, 14 June 1856, p.296.

68. PRO, MAF68/43, /44,/36.

69. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/134.

70. Quoted by Eve Hostettler in 'A dockland community — the Isle of Dogs', in North East London Polytechnic, Dockland, 1986, pp.65–7.

71. GLRO, PCS 80; MR/UP/8A; /8OD; /726: 6 Geo IV, c.119.

72. B, 13 Feb 1858, p.112.

73. ILEA, Education Committee Minutes, 1964–5, p.460.

74. RB.

75. Cowper, op.cit., p.18.

76. MDR 1735/1/342: GLRO, PCS 64, p.377.

77. RB: MDR 1732/4/84; 1735/1/342; 1746/2/464; 1755/1/525.

78. MDR 1770/5/319; 1774/404–5: TH 2609–10.

79. TH 2610.

80. TH 2610–11: MDR 1788/3/317; 1791/7/167; 1793/7/348; 1795/3/74–5: OS 1867–70, 1895: CLRO, Plan of Riverside Properties to South of City Canal Entrance, March 1812, Drawer 1, Plan 7a.

81. TH 2608.

82. TH 2176.

83. TH 2177–8; 2182.

84. TH 2178, 2182.

85. MDR 1712/2/22.

86. GLRO, PCS 65, p.308.

87. MDR 1798/3/203; 1806/2/176.

88. MDR 1712/2/20; 1720/3/316, /6/39, /6/100; 1786/6/105.

89. GLRO, PCS 65, p.308.

90. GL, MS 8674/101: MDR 1768/3/288; 1769/4/502; 1786/6/105.

91. RB: MDR 1801/1/475.

92. GLRO, Acc.2636/2/6.

93. GLRO, Acc.2636/2/19.

94. GLRO, Acc.2636/2/11, 13.

95. MDR 1713/5/60; 1716/3/107; 1717/2/6.

96. MDR 1797/4/198.

97. POD.

98. RB: MDR 1718/2/184; 1762/3/347, 477; 1764/2/327; 1770/5/242; 1794/1/529; 1797/3/337: TH 6219, 6227: Cowper, op.cit., p.18: GLRO, PCS PR2.

99. MDR 1763/1/418; 1764/2/185; 1788/5/132: 50 Geo III, c.200: MiD, TC Plan no. 1190022: POD.

100. RB.

101. GL, MS 16,967/14, p.426.

102. 52 Geo III, c.148.

103. Mark Searle, Turnpikes and Toll-Bars, c1931, 2 vols, vol.2, p.653: BN, 13 Aug 1880, p.197: Island History Newsletter, March 1985, p.3.

104. MBW Mins, 1885, i, p.1045: Searle, op.cit., vol.2, facing p.708.

105. GL, MS 16,967/16, p.80.

106. ILN, 30 May 1857: 'An Exploring Expedition to the Isle of Dogs', in Household Words, ed. Charles Dickens, 21 May 1853, p.273.

107. PRO, BT 31/566/2318: POD: Island History Newsletter, May 1992, pp.4–6.

108. Richard Free, Seven Years Hard, 1904, p.10.

109. Booth, B170.

110. B, 7 Jan 1854, p.2.

111. Leviathan Number of the Illustrated Times, new and revised edn, c1858, p.63.

112. Booth, B169, B173.

113. Booth, B30, B172.

114. 'The colonizers of the Isle of Dogs', The Times, 10 June 1974, p.14.

115. GLRO, PCS 65, pp.322–6.

116. Dickens, op.cit., p.273.

117. RB.

118. Booth, A33.

119. PRO, BT56/2.

120. Booth, A33.

121. Keith Fairclough, 'A Tudor Canal Scheme for the River Lea', London Journal, vol.5, 1979, pp.218–27.

122. Yarranton, op.cit., pp.136–46.

123. MiD, Millwall Dock Portfolio, Sheet No.6: GLRO, MR/UP/176, 180, 184: PP 1837–8 (661), XVI.9, Second Report from Select Committee on Metropolis Improvements, 2 Aug 1838, plan no.31.

124. GL, MS 17,205.

CHAPTER XIV (pp.388–408)

Limehouse Hole

1. GL, MS 2745.

2. Warwickshire RO, CR 1998, 70/1: GLRO, PCS/63, p.5.

3. GLRO, PCS/63, pp.139, 158: Gascoyne.

4. The Diary of Samuel Pepys, V, ed. Robert Latham and William Matthews, 1971, p.265.

5. Jonathan G.Coad, The Royal Dockyards 1690–1850, 1989, p.197: PRO, ADM49/29–30; 20/57.

6. Warwickshire RO, CR 1998, 70/2.

7. TH 2813, 2815, 2824: MDR 1723/5/287–8.

8. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/24: MDR 1809/5/484; 1809/6/7, 101–3, 380–2; 1809/8/143.

9. GLRO, PCS/63, pp.330, 339, 385–6, 396–7; PCS/64, pp.136, 165, 179, 510: TH 189.

10. TH 189, 2813: MDR 1723/5/287: CLRO, Assessments Box 42, MS 7, p.19: RB.

11. PRO, C8/629/50: RB.

12. TH 2815.

13. RB.

14. MDR 1739/1/183: RB.

15. MDR 1787/8/188: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 11/2: TH 568, 2824: RB.

16. GL, Fo. Pam. 191: P.L.A. Monthly, July 1962, pp. 192–4: W.Tyson, Rope: a History of the Hard Fibre Cordage Industry in the United Kingdom, 1966, pp. 5–6.

17. MDR 1809/6/101–2; 1809/8/143: TH 2824.

18. RB: POD.

19. DSR 1875/450; 1881/185–6; 1882/22–5; 1888/100, 250: GLRO, MBW 2733, Section 1: POD.

20. TC, GPC60: DA S/005378–9: DSR 1906/12–14: GL, MS 14,943/20, p.81; MS 14,944/5, pp.180, 207, 256; /6, pp.214, 221– 2; /11, p.1; /28, p.489: VFB, 1935, No. 19, ff.23–5: Chris Ellmers and Alex Werner, London's Lost Riverscape, 1988, p.37.

21. GL, MS 14,944/47, pp.344–5; /48, p.331: OS 1947: Goad, 1951 series, vol.v, p.117.

22. PRO, IR58/84645/3067–70: POD: OS 1947: LCC/MIN/7620, 3 April 1946, item 12(32): LCC Mins, 1955, p.516.

23. Magdalene Coll., Cambridge, Pepys Library, MS 2997.

24. CLNC Mins, SS, pp.712–13: TC Mins, vol.C, p.50: OS 1868.

25. TC Mins, vol.1, pp.332, 407, 471: MiD, TC Plan no.1100426.

26. TC Mins, 1901, p.30: LCC Mins, 1905, ii, pp.2, 941–2, 1313; 1906, i, pp.470, 597: Ellmers and Werner, op.cit., p.37.

27. PLA Mins, xxxix, p.412: DA 2056/4.

28. GLRO, PCS/64, pp. 153–4, 165: MDR 1730/3/365; 1733/2/309: CLRO, Assessments Box 42, MS 7, p.19.

29. GLRO, MR/LV/4/6; MR/LV/8/40: MDR 1733/2/309: Magdalene Coll., Cambridge, Pepys Library, MS 2997.

30. TH 568: GLRO, MR/LV/4/33; MR/LV/9/75: RB.

31. TH 568: GLRO, MBW 2733, Section 1: GL, MS 14,944/16, pp.157–9.

32. MDR 1800/5/60; 1809/6/380; 1809/8/143: CLRO, Comptroller's City Lands Plan 20B: TH 2824: RB: NMM, Netlam and Giles, Chart of the River Thames for the Corporation of London, 1812: GLRO, MBW 2733, Section 1: GL, MS 14,944/16, p.159.

33. TH 2154 6: GL, MS 14,943/5, p.109.

34. GLRO, MBW 2733, Section 1: POD.

35. GL, MS 14,943/15, pp.179, 186; /16, p.76; /17, pp.18–19, 109– 10: DA S/004578: PRO, IR58/84645/3079.

36. GLRO, MBW 2733, Section 1: DSR 1878/33–4: DA S/002700, S/013064: VFB, 1935, No.7, ff.10–11: POD.

37. GL, MS 14,944/16, pp.157–9, 284, 486.

38. GL, MS 14,944/19, pp.69–70, 166, 419–20: DSR 1928/355.

39. GL, MS 14,944/36, p.357; /37, pp.197–8, 339: DSR 1935/1068; 1936/519–20, 548, 552: DA S/007631, S/007661–7: RIBA Library, biog. file.

40. GL, MS 14,944/41, p.168.

41. GL, MS 14,944/43, p.256; /47, pp.341–2; /49, p.265; /51, pp.2–3; /69, pp.103, 332: DA S/008472–4: Ellmers and Werner, op.cit., pp.37–8.

42. PRO, ADM49/24, pp.79–80; C7/590/59; C7/597/71.

43. PRO. C7/590/59; C7/597/71: GLRO, PCS/64, pp.44, 49, 69–70, 74: GL, MS 2745.

44. PRO, C7/590/59; C7/597/71: GLRO, PCS/64, pp.80, 95.

45. NMM, GRN/2, p.11.

46. GLRO, PCS/64, pp.106–9, 160, 165, 176, 182: CLRO, Assessments Box 42, MS 7: Magdalene Coll., Cambridge, Pepys Library, MS 2997: RB: Philip Banbury, Shipbuilders of the Thames and Medway, 1971, pp.149, 153.

47. MDR 1737/1/165; 1737/3/554: RB.

48. PRO, PROB11/788: Helen Simms, 'Mr Batson's Yard', Mariner's Mirror, vol.LVII pt 4, 1971, pp.371–7: Banbury, op.cit., p.113.

49. GLRO, MR/LV/8/68; MR/B/R3/1778/127: MDR 1774/5/417: TH 8367/8: RB.

50. RB: CLRO, Plan No.B.I.C: MDR 1809/6/7: CLNC Mins, I, pp.242, 252–3.

51. MiDS 2885, No.70.

52. THLHL, cuttings 901.2, letter from D.H.W.Young, 29 April 1960: MDR 1809/6/7: RB: POD: Banbury, op.cit., pp.61, 162–3, 169: Society of Genealogists' Projects Group, St. Anne, Limehouse, Monumental Inscriptions, 1978: GL, engraving by H.Moses, 'A West Indiaman in Cox and Curlins [sic] Yard, Limehouse', 1826: lithograph by W.Parrott, 'The "President" on the stocks', 1839.

53. ILN, 7 July 1855, pp.5–6: RB.

54. BN, 30 June 1865, p.472: TC Mins, vol.F, pp.363, 366: THLHL, cuttings 901.2.

55. Engineering, 15 Oct 1869, p.266: MiD, TC Plan no.1100426: DA S/012014.

56. POD: C.H.Jordan, Particulars of Dry Docks, Wet Docks etc., 1882: TC, GPC 61, p. 182.

57. GL, MS 14,943/5, p.1; /6, pp.III, 130.

58. TC Mins, vol.L, pp.294, 305, 308–9; TC Mins, vol.N, p.169: MiD, TC Plan no.1100426: DSR 1876/301–6; 1877/349: DA S/002756, S/012964.

59. GL, MS 14,944/7, pp.363–4; MS 15,627/38: GLRO, MBW 2733, Section 1: AR/HB, Photograph 71/35/701, Drawing 2034/2: Ellmers and Werner, op.cit., p.39.

60. GL, MS 14,943, pp.68, 105.

61. TC Mins, 1901, p.186: GL, MS 14,943/19, pp.62–3, 220; /20, p.104; MS 14,944/20, p.157: DSR 1902/166–83, 1904/21, 28–35, 186, 190: DA S/005069, S/005224: Ellmers and Werner, op.cit., pp.38–9.

62. GL, MS 14,944/7, pp.363–4, 459–60.

63. GL, MS 14,944/41, p.168; /43, p.298; /45, p.44; /46, p.477; /54, p.819C: VFB, No.127A.

64. GL, MS 14,944/47, pp.184–5, 205, 221.

65. GL, MS 14,944/49, p.192; /50, p.2; /52, p.103; /53, pp.163, 213– 15: Goad, 1951 series, vol.v, p.118.

66. GL, MS 14,944/62, pp.297–8.

67. GL, MS 14,944/71, pp.91, 160; /72, pp.5–6, 8.

68. MDR 1720/2/66; 1724/1/246: GLRO, PCS/64, pp.188, 191; MR/LV/4/6, 33: PRO, C7/597/71; ADM49/24, p.81: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/23: RB: Gascoyne: CLRO, Plan No.B.I.C.

69. MDR 1730/1/98; 1732/4/85; 1734/3/407: RB: Northumberland RO, LLC/7, 16, 27 Aug, 3, 11 Sept 1734: Arthur Raistrick, Two Centuries of Industrial Welfare: The London (Quaker) Lead Company 1692–1905, 1977, pp.9–11, 97–107.

70. GLRO, PCS/PR1: RB.

71. Northumberland RO, LLC/38, 10 Oct 1734.

72. Northumberland RO, LLC/11, 25 Dec 1755, 8 Jan, 15 April 1756: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/23: D.J.Rowe, Lead Manufacturing in Britain, 1983, pp.3–5: Arthur Raistrick, 'The London Lead Company, 1692–1905', Transactions of the Newcomen Society, vol.XIV, 1933–4, pp.143, 159–60: GLRO, PCS/PR1: RB.

73. MDR 1780/4/354–5: RB.

74. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/23: RB.

75. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/25: RB.

76. WIDC 297, p.55: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, II/3: CLRO, Plan No.B.I.C: RB.

77. WIDC 297, p.259; 360, p.103; 424, pp.201, 270.

78. WIDC 374, pp.226, 365: RB.

79. GL, MS 15,627/38: POD.

80. GLRO, MBW 2733, Section 1: EWIDC 462, p.87: DSR 1879/13: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 19: POD.

81. PRO, BT31/14799/21240: DSR, 1886/216; 1889/225; 1898/238–9: OS 1895: POD.

82. PRO, BT34/2525/21240: DSR 1917/31: DA S/006280, S/006327, S/006336: PLA Mins, ix, p.405: IHG, SS46: VFB, 1935, No.8, ff.30–2.

83. POD.

84. PLA Mins, xxi, pp.219, 238; xxii, pp.128, 220; xxiv, p.399: DSR 1933/163, 170, 935; 1936/250, 867; 1937/952: VFB, 1935, No.9, ff.57–9: Ellmers and Werner, op.cit., p.III.

85. PLA Mins, liii, p.106; liv, pp.160, 209, 223.

86. MiD, River Deeds, 6a, p.54: GLRO, PCS/PR2: WIDC 330, PP.12, 35; 347, p.348; 350, p.446: RB.

87. EWIDC 459, p.314: PLA Mins, v, p.61; xvii, p.217: VFB, 1935, No.8, ff.19–20.

88. PLA Mins, xxx, p.72: DSR 1939/31: VFB, No.128, f.12.

89. PLA Mins, liv, p.254; lv, p.143.

90. PLA Mins, lxv, b/w pp.27–8: POD.

91. B.H.Cowper, A Descriptive and Statistical Account of Millwall, commonly called The Isle of Dogs, 1853, p.40: GLRO, PCS/63, passim.

92. GLRO, PCS/63, pp.248–50, 254, 256, 264, 266–7: Gascoyne: Cowper, op.cit., p.76.

93. GLRO, PCS/PR1.

94. MDR 1731/1/372–4; 1771/3/245–6: GLRO, MR/LV/6/79; PCS/65, p.35: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/12: RB.

95. CLRO, Deeds 118.2: GLRO, MR/B/R5, 1795, No.24; MR/B/R5, 1796, No.5: RB.

96. WIDC 312, pp.76, 91; 314, p.275; 325, p.465; 327, p.III: CLRO, 404B, i, f.60.

97. GLRO, PCS/63, p.395: Gascoyne: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, II/5: PRO, ADM20/57, pp.48, 122, 183, 223.

98. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/32: MDR, 1719/6/88–91: RB.

99. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, Schedule 11 Bundle 5: NMM, GRN/2, p.11: MiDS 2885, No.70.

100. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/32; 11/5: RB: Banbury, op.cit., p.152.

101. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/32; 11/1, 5: TH 8367/8.

102. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/32; 11/1, 5: RB.

103. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/32; 11/1, 5: Banbury, op.cit., p.150.

104. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/32; 11/1, 5: TH 8367/8: WIDC 340, p.72: RB: Society of Genealogists' Projects Group, St. Anne, Limehouse: Monumental Inscriptions, 1978: Banbury, op.cit., pp.43, 129.

105. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 11/5: GLRO, MR/UP/8A: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/ix, pp.284–6: NMM, C.Deane, 'Fletcher's Yard, Limehouse'.

106. GLRO, PCS/64, pp.499–500: MDR 1717/1/87; 1760/3/277–8; 1761/2/301–2: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/29: CLRO, Deed 95.11.

107. WIDC 310, pp.104, 129, 235; 361, p.489: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/32: GLRO, PCS/PR2: RB: CLRO, 404B, i, f.61.

108. WIDC 320, p.167; 325, p.465; 338, pp.141, 524; 339, pp.458, 514; 340, pp.218, 282, 399; 341, pp.222, 281, 311: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/32; 11/5: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/ix, pp.284–6, 298.

109. WIDC 340, pp.388, 455: TH 8367/8: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/32: GLRO, B/NTG/2436.

110. Shipbuilding and Shipping Record, 10 July 1952, pp.56–7.

111. WIDC 343, p.3; 354, p.253: MiDS 2885, No.70: ICE, Rennie MSS, I/xii, p. 189.

112. WIDC 347, pp.265, 340, 399: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/32: GLRO, B/NTG/2447.

113. 'Memoir of T.J.Ditchburn', Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects, vol.xi, 1870, pp.233–6.

114. WIDC 362, pp.71, 123; 365, p.531; 372, pp.105, 149: MiDS 2885, No.70: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, v/1.

115. The Engineer, vol.LXXXVI, 1898, pp.330–1, 350: Shipbuilding and Shipping Record, 10 July 1952, pp.56–7: Banbury, op.cit., pp.61, 175–6.

116. GLRO, B/NTG/2436, 2438, 2440, 2442, 2450: DSR 1854/134: OS 1868: Engineering, vol.LXVII, 1898, p.432.

117. GLRO, B/NTG/2442: MiDS 2885.

118. BN, 24 Aug 1883, pp.284–5: Engineering, vol.XXVIII, 1879, p.365: Jordan, op.cit.: GLRO, MBW 2733, Section 3: DSR 1880/ 197.

119. GLRO, B/NTG/2450–1: PRO, BT31/15706/50497: TC Mins, vol.5, pp.484–5; TC Mins, vol.8, pp.128, 265, 274: MiD, PLA Map of India and Millwall Docks, 1923.

120. Engineering, vol.LXVII, 1898, pp.432–3; vol.LXVIII, 1899, p.120: The Engineer, vol.LXXXVI, 1898, pp.330–1, 350: DSR 1898/300: TC Mins, 1898, p.173.

121. DSR 1916/113–15: DA S/006258, S/006318: P.L.A. Monthly Sept 1944, p.119: THLHL, cuttings 901.2, Evening News, 26 Jan 1922, p.3: GLRO, B/NTG/2458–9: PRO, BT31/15706/50497; BT34/2767/50479: Shipbuilding and Shipping Record, 10 July 1952, pp.56–7.

122. DSR 1871/363–5, 392; 1872/83–5; 1884/44, 416, 426; 1887/289; 1888/195; 1889/156; 1892/154–5: GLRO, MBW 2733, Section 3: Rowe, op.cit., 1983, pp.148–50.

123. POD.

124. GLRO, MBW 2733, Section 3: DSR 1882/339; 1892/94; 1904/86: POD.

125. Companies House File: NMM, RTS/GSW/B/1/3, p.252: DSR 1935/842, 1272; 1936/964: VFB, No.123, f.55: IHG, 133: DA S/008534, S/008537, S/008613: Goad, 1957 series, vol.xii, p.354.

126. GL, MS 14,944/35, pp.525, 533; /36, pp.98, 230, 342; /38, pp.551–2: POD.

127. PLA Mins, xlix, p.219: Goad, 1957 series, vol.xii, p.354: POD.

128. Ellmers and Werner, op.cit., p.110: NMM, RTS/GSW/B/1/3, p.286.

129. PLA Mins, xlvii, p.66; xlix, p.220; 1, p.67: Goad, 1957 series, vol.xii, p.354: P.L.A. Monthly, Oct 1956, pp.282–5; Dec 1956, p.348; Oct 1963, pp.293–4: Shipbuilding and Shipping Record, 22 Nov 1956, p.677: THLHL, cuttings 901.2: POD.

130. DA S/044170, S/044252: POD.

131. MDR 1733/2/309: PRO, C7/597/71: GLRO, PCS/PR1.

132. MDR 1830/1/699.

133. WIDC 316, p.268; 318, pp.48, 260: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 1/30.

134. Gascoyne: TH 568.

135. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, 11/1: GLRO, MR/B/R4/1791/155: RB.

136. WIDC 297, pp.259–63: EWIDC 444, p.85

137. MDR 1809/5/484; 1809/6/7, 103, 380.

138. The Thames: Waterway of the World, 1893, p.70: RB: POD.

139. GLRO, PCS/PR2: TH 2160: MDR 1826/5/25; 1827/10/497.

140. The Thames: Waterway of the World, ut supra, p.70: DSR 1883/280; 1885/194; 1890/231: PRO, IR58/84645/3064: RB: POD: OS 1868, 1895.

141. POD: DSR 1911/328; 1914/190; 1925/108, 498: VFB, 1935, No.8, ff.40–7.

142. MDR 1824/2/375; 1826/5/24: GLRO, PCS/PR2: 1833 plan in possession of G.Baker: RB: TH 2823: OS 1868, 1895.

143. MDR 1812/3/444: RB: PRO, IR58/84645/3037–44: OS 1868, 1895.

144. Booth, B30: MoHR 1919, p.89: EEN, 25 Sept 1931, p.5.

145. MDR 1809/5/484; 1809/6/103; 1824/2/375: GLRO, PCS/PR2: 1833 plan in possession of G.Baker: RB: POD.

146. TH 2724: Plans in possession of G.Baker: POD.

147. PRO, BT31/17955/91366; IR58/84645/3033: VFB, 1935, No.8, ff. 35–7: Goad, 1951 series, vol.v, p.118.

148. POD.

149. MDR 1824/1/32; 1824/2/375: 1833 plan in possession of G.Baker: RB: POD.

150. POD: PRO, BT31/14952/27658; IR58/84645/3032.

151. DA S/047661–2: OS 1984.

152. RB: POD: OS 1868: DSR 1850/389–91; 1851/279–80; 1853/349; 1854/94, 425.

153. DA S/003288, S/004816: DSR 1884/265–70; 1885/93–4: PRO, BT31/9854/111024: POD.

154. TH 2724: OS 1868: PRO, IR58/84645/3036: RB.

155. MDR 1809/6/103: 1833 plan in possession of G.Baker: OS 1868.

156. RB.

157. DSR 1886/168, 274: DA S/003232: PRO, IR58/84645/3046–7; BT 31/14058/126847: ELA, 25 April 1931, p.5: VFB, 1935, No.8, ff.1–3: POD: OS 1868, 1895.

158. AR/HB/5233.

159. MDR 1809/6/381.

160. GLRO, PCS/PR2: MDR 1849/10/192: RB.

161. GL, MS 14,943/15, pp.179, 186: DA S/004782: DSR 1920/125: VFB, 1935, No.15, ff.9–13; No.128, f.42: POD.

162. TH 2160: MDR 1827/9/801; 1828/9/717; 1830/3/96: CLRO, Folded Plan Box 3.11: GLRO, PCS/PR2: PRO, IR58/84646/3101–7: RB.

163. OS 1868: DA S/012409: PRO, ED3/23/5; ED14/15/4.

164. LCC/MIN/7301, 1945, pp.179–80: AR/HB/5233.

165. OS 1868: POD.

166. DSR 1896/70, 313–14: DA S/003839, S/004825, S/006092, S/013913.

167. VFB, 1935, No.15, ff.16–18: POD: LCC/MIN/7595, 27 April 1938, item 7(65).

168. DSR 1850/154; 1851/217–18: MDR 1852/11/609: RB.

169. LCC/MIN/7595, 27 April 1938, item 7(65): GLC Mins, 1967, pp.246–7.

170. DSR 1846/273, 278–9, 341: RB: POD.

171. POD: DA S/008878: OS 1868, 1895: RCHME photographs, BB86/7221–31.

172. VFB, No.128, f.34; No.133, f.24: EEN, 5 Aug 1949: DA S/008878, S/009070: OS 1947.

173. RB: POD: DA S/008878.

174. DSR 1886/195–200; 1887/47; 1921/477: PRO, IR58/84646/3126: DA S/003378, S/005714, S/006530: VFB, No.15, 1935, ff.1–5: OS 1895: POD.

175. DA S/009756, S/009826: POD: OS 1963, 1984.

176. EWIDC 460, pp.175–6: PRO, BT 31/2974/16710: POD.

177. DSR 1883/25, 389–90: BN, 19 Jan 1883, p.xix.

178. EWIDC 462, p.147: MiDS 149, No.3: MiDD 6482084: DSR 1887/79; 1888/17; 1890/20.

179. PRO, IR58/84646/3133: POD.

180. DA S/007249: VFB, 1935, No.15, f.21; 1937, No.118, ff.11–13.

181. VFB, 1941, No.129, f.5: GLRO, AR/TP/P39/64: OS 1947.

182. Goad, 1957 series, vol.xii, p.352: PLA Mins, xlv, p.127: POD.

183. CC, file 57,555, pts 2/3, 3/4: POD.

184. CC, file 57,555, Pts 2/3, 3/4.

185. Charles Mackeson, A Guide to the Churches of London, 1870, 1871 edns.

186. CC, file 57,555, pt 1.

187. Ibid.

188. MiDS, 230.

189. Ibid.

190. CC, file 57,555, pts 2/3, 3/4.

191. MiDS 230, 21 Feb–14 July 1880: CC, file 57,555, pt 1.

192. CC, file 57,555, pt 1: MiDS 230, 6 April 1882.

193. DSR 1882/646.

194. CC, file 57,555, pt 1: DA 6629: DSR 1883/130.

195. CC, file 57,555, pts 2/3: GL, MS 19,224/586.

196. OS 1895: RCHME photographs, BB73/1257–61: Council for the Care of Churches, photographs 806–12/69.

197. Council for the Care of Churches, photographs 806–12/69.

198. Council for the Care of Churches, photographs 806–12/69; St Peter's, Limehouse, file: J.Lindskrog, Agnes Welin och Hennes Livsverk, Stockholm, 1930, plate b/w pp.60–1.

199. OS 1895: RCHME photographs, BB73/1257–61: Council for the Care of Churches, photographs 806–12/69.

200. CC, file 57,555, pts 2/3, 3/4.

201. CC, file 57,555, pts 2/3.

202. MiDS 230, 1 Sept 1880.

203. DSR 1904/198; 1937/1087: DA 11,640.

204. GL, MS 18, 319/19.

205. Basil Clarke, The Parish Churches of London, 1966, p.167: GL, MS 18,319/19.

206. CC, file 57,555, pts 3/4: GL, MS 18, 319/19.

207. EEN, 31 Dec 1912, p.I.

208. CC, file 57,555, pts 3/4.

209. Ibid.

210. AR/HB photographs: Council for the Care of Churches, St Peter's, Limehouse, file.

211. Information supplied by Prior Manton Tuke Partnership.

212. WIDC 340, p.288; 340A, p.454; 341, pp.107, 412; 343, p.154: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, pp.226, 248; 1/11, pp.232–3.

213. WIDC 375, p.497: EWIDC 438, p.310; 442, p.414: LIDJC 254: PLA Mins, xxii, p.252; xxiv, p.217.

214. PLA Mins, lxiv, b/w pp.20–1: AR/HB/Hist/TH25; AR/HB/5233.

215. Pall Mall Gazette, 29 Jan 1887, p.10.

216. Lindskrog, op.cit., pp.35–6: EWIDC 451, p.259; 463, pp.369, 374, 398.

217. DSR 1887/81, 268–71, 317: ELA, 18 Feb 1888, p.6: B, 17 March 1888, pp. 195–6.

218. Inscription on building.

219. Lindskrog, op.cit., pp.36–7: B, 25 June 1887, p.956: ELA, 18 Feb 1888, p.6.

220. Lindskrog, op.cit., p.39.

221. B, 17 March 1888, p.196.

222. Lindskrog, op.cit., pp.39–40: MiDS(LD) 15/3: EWIDC 469, pp.306, 335: LIDJC 263, p.311.

223. A.Stuart Gray, Edwardian Architecture: a Biographical Dictionary, 1985, pp.274–5: Nikolaus Pevsner, London Except the Cities of London and Westminster, 1952, p.425: B, 16 Jan 1942, p.62.

224. Lindskrog, op.cit., pp.40–1: The Architect, 3 Nov 1905, b/w pp.280–1: DSR 1902/127: DA S/004833.

225. Booth, B169.

226. Lindskrog, op.cit., pp.42–3: 8 Geo V, c.92, s 5.

227. Lindskrog, op.cit., p.131.

228. War Cry, 25 Jan 1930, p.10; 15 Feb 1930, p.6; 1 March 1930, p.7: DA S/007106.

229. VFB, 1935, No.116, ff. 1–4.

230. DA S/055024; ELA, 23 Jan 1981, p.7; 6 March 1981, p.9; 27 March 1981, p.4; 13 May 1983, p.5.

231. MDR 1801/5/398; 1805/2/677.

232. Information kindly supplied by Tom Ridge and Edward Sargent.

233. MDR 1810/4/49; 1812/1/240; 1813/7/206: GLRO, PCS/PR2; MR/UP/8A: TH 3813: The A to Z of Regency London, LTS, no.131, 1985, p.28.

234. MDR 1812/3/348, 661; 1812/5/768.

235. MDR 1819/6/621–4: RB.

236. RB.

237. TH 3813, 3823–4.

238. RB: Booth, B30: PRO, IR58/84646/3172–84; 84647/3220–95.

239. TH 3825: DA S/041769: PRO, IR58/84647/3296–3300: OS 1868: POD.

240. DSR 1934/438: DA S/007495–6: RIBA Library, biog. file.

241. LCC Mins, 1957, pp.498–9; 1958, pp.678, 776; 1960, p.620: GLC Mins, 1967, pp.246–7.

242. ILEA Education Committee Mins, 1971–2, p.234: DA S/052044.

243. MoHR 1919, p.89.

244. PBC Mins, 1929–30, pp.463–4.

245. PBC Mins, 1930–1, p.106: Poplar (Providence Cottages Area No. 1) Housing Confirmation Order, 1931, 7 Dec 1931.

246. MoHR 1934, p.55.

247. ELA, 25 April 1931, p.5: EEN, 22 Dec 1933, p.5: Poplar (Emmett Street Area) Housing Confirmation Order 1931, 1 June 1931.

248. Pop.1283, p.48: Pop.1284, pp.5–6, p.79: PBC, Annual Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1938, p.158: PBC Mins, 1933–4, p.309; 1934–5, pp.49–50, 83, 126.

249. Pop.1284, pp.5–6: PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.25.

250. Municipal Journal, 11 Jan 1935, p.69.

251. THLHL, Whiffin 503.

252. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.170; 1945–6, p.25; 1947–9, p.377; 1949–50, p.133.

253. LBTH Mins, 1981–2, pp.84, 101.

254. LCC Mins, 1935, i, p.557; 1936, ii, p.192; 1938, ii, p.348.

255. LCC/MIN/7297, p.395: LCC Mins, 1936, ii, pp.430, 590–1; 1937, i, p.739; 1938, i, p.44; 1938, ii, pp.348, 478; 1939, ii, p.164.

256. LCC/MIN/7292, pp.52, 141–2, 189–90, 698: LCC Mins, 1934, i, p.216.

257. LCC/MIN/7294, pp.915–16.

258. LCC Mins, 1937, i, pp.117–19.

259. LCC/MIN/7595, 27 April 1938, item 7 (65).

260. LCC Mins, 1938, ii, p.463.

261. LCC Mins, 1939, ii, p. 160.

262. LCC Mins, 1939, i, pp.310, 533–4.

263. LCC Mins, 1939, i, p.232; 1940–2, p.65.

264. LCC/MIN/7298, p.282.

265. LCC/MIN/7299, p.154.

266. LCC/MIN/7300, pp.71, 147; LCC/MIN/7620, 3 April 1946, item 12 (32).

267. LCC/MIN/7301, 1945, pp. 179–80.

268. LCC/MIN/7301, 1945, pp. 268–9: LCC Mins, 1943–5, p. 1140.

269. LCC/MIN/7301, 1946, p.210: LCC Mins, 1946, p.222.

270. LCC Mins, 1948, p.179; 1949, p.33.

271. LCC Mins, 1946, p.222.

272. LCC/MIN/7301, p.376.

273. LCC Mins, 1947, p.200.

274. LCC Mins, 1949, p.33.

275. LCC Mins, 1949, pp.397, 755; 1950, p.69: LCC, London Housing Statistics, 1948–9, p.27; 1949–50, p.27; but see also 1951, p.307.

276. LCC Mins, 1954, p.696; 1955, p.516; 1960, pp.79–80.

277. LDDC News Release, 29 Nov 1989.

278. Docklands News, March 1992, p.16.

CHAPTER XV (pp.409–451)

Northern Millwall

1. CLRO, 404B, i, f.90; Drawer 1, Plan 7a: MDR 1820/6/735–7.

2. CLRO, 404B, ii, ff.2–6: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, schedule III, bundle 1: GLRO, PCS/PR2: IHG, SS48: RB.

3. MiD, EWIDC Deeds, schedule xix: MiDS 721: LIDC 259, p.178: PLA Mins, iii, p.235; vi, p.250; xxxvi, p.71; xxxviii, p.25; xlii, p. 181: VFB, 1935, No.6, p.31.

4. CLRO, 404B, ii, ff.22–3, 31: MiD, EWIDC, schedule III bundle I; schedule xix: MiDS 173: OS 1868.

5. PLA Mins, xxx, p.290; xxxvi, p.267.

6. EWIDC 452, p.232; 455, p.271: MiDS 173: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, schedule xix: DSR 1872/241; 1878/221; 1879/168, 205–9: J.R.Casey, 'Memorial of the Visit of the Shah of Persia; to the South West India Docks — June 25th, 1873', lithograph.

7. EWIDC 464, pp.270, 278: PLA Mins, xviii, p.266: DSR 1936/1054: DA S/007780–3.

8. PLA Mins, xlii, p.236.

9. CLRO, 404B, i, ff.69–71, 80, 83; ii, f.54; Drawer 1, Plan 7j: GLRO, PCS/PR2: TH 7295: RB: D.Lysons, The Environs of London, 11, pt 2, 1811, p.710: ILN, 7 Feb 1863.

10. TH 7295–7, 7301: RB: MiD, TC Plan no. 1100347: MiDS 3437: Philip Banbury, Shipbuilders of the Thames and Medway, 1971, pp.260–1.

11. TH 7298–7301: EWIDC 456, p.478; 460, p. 181: MiD, EWIDC Deeds, schedule xiv.

12. MDR 1807/6/475: CLRO, Drawer 1 Plan 7a: J.Norris Brewer, London and Middlesex, iv, 1816, p.311.

13. MBO 86, Case 329.

14. Beecham Group plc, press release, 2 Dec 1986: Island History Newsletter, Dec 1985: Chris Ellmers and Alex Werner, London's Lost Riverscape, 1988, p.41.

15. DSR 1878 pt 11/366; 1879/103–5, 180; 1880/62, 579; 1881/534; 1882/557: BN, 12 April 1878, p.ix; 10 Jan 1879, p.ix; 14 March 1879, p.xi; 12 Dec 1879, p.xv; 14 Oct 1881, p.514.

16. GLRO, MBW 2734: MiD, TC Plan no.1100462: OS 1895: Goad, 1957 series, vol.xii, p.356: VFB, 1935, No.6, pp.1–24: BN, 25 July 1884, p.xx; 27 April 1885, p.xx; 31 July 1885, p.xviii; 16 May 1890, p.xvi: DSR 1883/138–9; 1884/211–14, 259–61; 1885/119– 200, 223; 1888/150–3; 1890/79–83, 155–63; 1891/104, 149; 1892/20.

17. DSR 1907/204: Ellmers and Werner, op.cit.: VFB, 1935, No.6, pp. 1–24.

18. Beecham Group plc, press release, 2 Dec 1986: Island History Newsletter, Dec 1985: Ellmers and Werner, op.cit., p.41: GL., MS 14,944/43, p.249: POD: Information kindly supplied by Mr J.Pitchers of Beecham Products.

19. LCC Mins, 1905, pp.677, 886; 1909, ii, p.857.

20. EWIDC 454, p.220: PLA Mins, xxxviii, p.288, xxxix, p.412, xli, pp.178, 201.

21. GLRO, GLC/AR/G/22/5.

22. Evening Standard, 3 May 1988, p.14: City Recorder, 8 Aug 1991.

23. MDR 1793/2/720.

24. 'Abstract of title of Robert Batson Esq to Marsh Land ... in the Isle of Dogs' (in private possession).

25. MDR 1800/5/60.

26. MDR 1810/5/514.

27. MDR 1808/5/340; 1809/9/25; 1811/5/720; 1813/2/29, /3/276; 1820/5/372; 1840/9/368: GLRO, PCS PR2: TH 3859: OS 1867–70.

28. GLRO, PCS 80; PCS PR2: OS 1867–70: PRO, IR58/84640–1: MiD, PLA archive, unsorted leases, deeds re No.17 Cuba Street and Escott Cottages.

29. PRO, IR58/84639/2477–91: DSR 1906/88, 157.

30. MiDD 6512048: DSR 1937/1260; 1938/464.

31. GLRO, PCS PR2: MDR 1815/1/578: OS 1868– 73.

32. DSR 1903/326; 1904/68.

33. DSR 1886/18, 78– 82: POD: PRO, IR58/84642: VFB, 1935, No.6, p.17.

34. MDR 1887/15/205: BN, 5 Feb 1886, p.xx: PRO, BT31/5480/37923.

35. Industrial World, mid-Dec 1929, pp.42–3: Companies House file: NMR, BL 26173, nos 1–6: VFB, 1935, No.6, p.30: POD.

36. Deeds and papers in private possession: PRO, IR58/84640/2585.

37. MiD, unsorted deeds and papers re Nos 35, 36 Cuba Street: PRO, IR58/84641/2606.

38. EEN, 5 March 1901, p.1: Club Life, 14 Jan 1905, p.20: Companies House file.

39. Club Life, 5 Jan 1901, p.10; 16 Feb 1901, p.3.

40. Brewers Journal, April 1881, p.118: EEN, 5 March 1901, p.1: Club Life, 9 March 1901, p.9.

41. Club Life, 3 Feb 1906, p.5: Club and Institute Journal, Aug 1906, p.10: PRO, IR58/84660/2574: VFB, 1935, No.6, p.28: Goad, 1927 and 1963 series, vol.G, p.12.

42. POD: DSR 1884/318; 1913/251.

43. MDR 1813/7/318; 1815/3/736; 1816/4/520.

44. MDR 1820/7/102.

45. MDR 1837/4/1.

46. POD.

47. POD: MBW Mins, 1865, p.1310: PRO, BT31/2554/13298: Deeds and papers in possession of John Lenanton & Son.

48. MDR 1818/2/344; 1828/8/60: Lease of ground and messuages at Millwall, 29 Sept 1853, in possession of John Lenanton & Son: GL, MS 14,944/17, p.511.

49. PRO, BT41/98/549: Lease of Regent Wharf, 29 Sept 1853, in possession of John Lenanton & Son: BN, 4 Sept 1874, p.xviii.

50. MBO 171, Case 1809, ff.547–62.

51. TH 3860: Lease of part of Regent Wharf, 30 Dec 1878, in possession of John Lenanton & Son: DSR 1879/10: POD: GL, MS 14,944/17, p.511; a/19, p.583.

52. Timber Trades Journal, 7 Nov 1891, p.428.

53. Ibid, pp.428–9.

54. Ibid, 31 March 1900, p.684: ELO, 31 March 1900: BN, 30 March 1900, p.439.

55.VFB, 1935, No.6, pp. 34–8.

56. Industrial World, mid-Sept 1933, p.28.

57. Timber Trades Journal, 6 Feb 1954, pp.1001–3; 11 Aug 1956, pp.72–3, 86; 30 June 1973, unpaginated.

58. ELA, 24 Oct 1986, p. 15.

59. Burke's Peerage: TH 6218, 6241: MDR 1754/2/366–7; 1795/2/699; 1803/6/304–550: 50 Geo III, c.200.

60. PRO, IR18/5533.

61. GLRO, Acc.2636/19/9.

62. GLRO, Acc. 2636/2/3, /5/31, /11/20, /12/21.

63. The Complete Peerage, ed. G.E.C., 1910–59: Burke's Peerage.

64. MDR 1798/3/203–4.

65. TH 6222: MDR 1811/8/335; 1812/9/650; 1813/7/137; 1825/6/539.

66. TH 6289, 6290: GLRO, MBW 2734: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.12.

67. PRO, IR58/84642/2728: DSR 1901/151.

68. TH 6294: Papers in possession of John Lenanton & Son.

69. POD: PRO, IR58/84642/2729: Information supplied by John Lenanton & Son.

70. TH 6221.

71. MDR 1811/1/47; 1820/2/84, 95; OS 1895, 1937: PRO, IR58/84642/2738.

72. GLRO, PCS 80: POD.

73. TH 6291, 6294: POD: MiD, TC Plans nos 1100427, 1100462, 1100493: GLRO, MBW 2734: GL, MSS 14,944/16, p.258; /18, p.340; /23, p.142.

74. GL, MSS 14,944/35, p.320; 14,944/37, pp.133,173; 14,944/38, p.340; 14,944/39, p.604.

75. MDR 1812/6/404; 1812/9/762; 1814/2/89–90: POD: PRO, IR58/84642/2741: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.12.

76. DSR 1885/255, 277–8: PRO, IR58/84642/2741: VFB, 1935, No.9, p.9: GL, MS 14,943/10, p.177: POD: Photographs in possession of John Lenanton & Son.

77. The Thames: Waterway of the World, 1893, p. 106.

78.POD.

79. GL, MS 14,944/39, p.604: Information supplied by John Lenanton & Son: POD.

80. Island History Trust, A Souvenir History of St. Luke's School, c1985.

81. PRO, ED103/127: B, 25 Oct 1873, p. 853.

82. PRO, ED21/11872, /35101; ED103/127: B, 25 Oct 1873, p.853.

83. TH 6225–6, 6254: GLRO PCS PR3: MDR 1830/8/42.

84. TH 6254: MDR 1829/5/658.

85. TH 6228, 6242, 6253, 6255, 6276, 6295: MDR 1815/1/207; 1848/7/907; 1848/8/524; 1850/11/695, 697; 1851/9/794; 1856/5/981; 1856/15/754.

86. POD.

87. TH 6225: MDR 1850/7/323; 1851/9/794; 1857/4/368.

88. GLRO, Acc.2636/115/5; 155/4: DSR 1874/161–7; 1881/431– 2: PRO, IR58/84639/2464.

89. TH 6242–4, 6248, 6256.

90. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/78, 81, 85, 101, /115/1,9, /117/1, /118/1.

91. PRO, ED3/23.

92. PRO, IR58/84639/2402–45.

93. Charles Mackeson, A Guide to the Churches of London, 1867 and 1868 edns, sub Christ Church: B, 31 Oct 1869, p.807: ILN, 24 Oct 1868, p.391: GL, MS 19,224/382.

94. Suburban and Rural Architecture, English and Foreign, ed. E.L.Blackburne, 1867.

95. B, 31 Oct 1869, p.807: Survey of London, vol.xxiv, 1952, p.45.

96. B, 31 Oct 1868, p.80: POD.

97.B, 31 Oct 1868, p.807: OS 1867–70: RCHME photographs, AA77/2703–5; BB83/4805: Council for the Care of Churches, notes by Basil Clarke; photograph of exterior from south-east.

98. RCHME photographs, AA77/2702–5; AA78/440.

99. Mackeson, op.cit., 1870 edn, sub St Luke's: GL, MSS 18,319/5; /16; /66: EEN, 23 Oct 1923: Council for the Care of Churches, notes by Basil Clarke.

100. DSR 1883/327; 1912/215: Basil Clarke, The Parish Churches of London, 1966, p. 168: ELA, 9 Nov 1912, p.5: London Diocesan Leaflet, Dec 1938.

101. The Anglican Church in the Isle of Dogs, 1984, p.19: BN, 6 Dec 1872, p.451.

102. ELA, 14 Oct 1960, p.6: Clarke, op.cit., p.168.

103. GLRO, Acc.2636/61/1–5: PRO, IR58/84641/2635–43.

104. GLRO, Acc. 2636/55/94–106.

105. GLRO, Acc.2636/61/100, 123, 128, 130: MBW Mins, 1882, i, p.957.

106. GLRO, Acc.2636/61/105, 106; /72/1.

107. VFB, war damage vols, No. 130: GLRO, AR/TP/P40/78.

108. B, 23 July 1887, p. 157: DSR 1887/188: POD.

109. DA 10,703: ELA, 25 Feb 1977.

110. POD 1864, p.2566: EEN, 22 Dec 1950, p.2: Poplar Chamber of Commerce, Industrial Poplar, undated, p.32: PRO, BT31/8884/65397: DSR 1877/279; 1879/448; 1921/135; 1937/515, 569, 573; 1938/654.

111. National Register of Archives, 21369: POD.

112. DNB: MDR 1738/281–2; 1770/4/50; 1770/6/302: GLRO, PCS 63, pp.278–9: B.H.Cowper, A Descriptive and Statistical Account of Millwall, commonly called The Isle of Dogs, 1853, pp.75–6.

113. Somerset House, will of Charles Chevall Tooke (or ChevalTooke).

114. GLRO PCS2; PCS80: MDR 1801/1/475.

115. MiD 303, p.72; 307, p.49; 318, p.362; 320, p.334: MDR 1839/9/608: POD: RB.

116. PRO, PCS PR2: MDR 1828/9/583: POD.

117. GLRO, PCS 80: MDR 1824/2/475; 1839/9/696: POD.

118. MDR 1816/3/552; 1836/1/587; 1845/7/981; 1852/16/1033.

119. MDR 1828/9/584.

120. MDR 1841/8/203–5.

121. GLRO, PCS PR2; PCS 80: MDR 1839/9/608; 1883/37/830.

122. The Engineer, 2 Oct 1908, p.347; National Register of Archives, 21369: POD.

123. Engineering, 5 Dec 1884, p.515: The Thames: Waterway of the World, 1893, pp.114–15.

124. Engineering, 5 Dec 1884, pp.515–16; 4 March 1887, pp.214–15.

125. The Engineer, 9 April 1915, pp.352–3: The Thames...,pp.114–15.

126. DSR 1884–99; 1934/961: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.12: VFB, 1935, No.9, pp.9–17: GL, MS 14,944/12, p.196: Ellmers and Werner, op.cit., p.43.

127. POD.

128. DSR 1934/961: VFB, 1935 No.9, p.11: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.12.

129. PRO, HO207/986.

130. GL, MSS 14,944/43, p.240; /44,p.171: POD.

131. Terry Hatton, 'Seacon Expand at Millwall' in Port of London Authority, 4th edn 1986: The Port, Feb 1987: Information kindly supplied by Mr M.Collins, Seacon Ltd.

132. MBW Mins, 1859, p.726.

133. MDR 1824/2/215; 1831/2/156; 1889/22/733.

134. MiD, TC Plan no. 1100427.

135. MDR 1841/8/205–6; 1848/5/151; 1851/9/148.

136. POD: Architect, Engineer & Surveyor, 1843, p.60.

137. POD: PRO, BT31/3676/22805; /3974/25241; /4889/32507.

138. GL, MS 14,944/3, pp.66–7.

139. DSR 1907/301; 1909/72; 1920/155: PRO, IR58/84642/2746–7.

140. GL, MSS 14,943/19, pp.13–14; 14,944/1, p.68; /3, pp.66–7; /7, pp.120–1; /10, pp.180–1; /12, p.196: GLRO, MBW 2734.

141. GL, MSS 14,944/38, p.168; /41, p.170; /43, p.287; 14,945/6, p.120: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.13.

142. PRO, BT 31/129/410.

143. B, 6 Dec 1849, p.588: Joseph Gwilt, The Encyclopedia of Architecture, 1867, p.521: 11 & 12 Vic, c.141.

144. 11 & 12 Vic, c.141.

145. PRO, BT31/129/410: MDR 1851/5/150: POD.

146. POD; Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.13: Information from General Iron Foundry Co. Ltd: 133 years The General Iron Foundry Nicholls & Clarke 110 years, pp.4–10.

147. Daily Graphic, 26 Aug 1907, p.5: PRO, IR58/84642/2745: VFB, 1935, No.6, pp.46–7; No.15, 1951, pp.123–4: POD.

148. PRO, BT31/5345/36631.

149. TH 1763.

150. POD: MBW Mins, 1869, p.295: OS 1895.

151. Industrial World, June 1932, p.21: POD

152.PRO, LAB14/223.

153. Ibid.

154. Ibid: PRO, IR58/84642/2757.

155. PRO, LAB14/223.

156. GL, MSS 14,944/38, pp.264–6, 411; /41, p.45: POD.

157. Social Gazette, 21 March 1896, p.l: W.Bramwell Booth, Light in Darkest England, 1895 edn, pp.28–33: Information kindly supplied by Major Jenty Fairbank.

158. POD: PRO, BT31/7675/54788.

159. PRO, BT31/286/983.

160. POD: GLRO, MBW 2734.

161. MBO 18, ff.69–77; 67, ff.472–9: RIBA Library, Stephen Welsh Papers, WeS/28/1.

162. MBO 18, ff.70, 73: Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW, Sydney, PXD 382/27.

163. OS 1867–70: Catholic Annual Register for 1849–50, quoted in Cowper, op.cit., p.63: ILN, 3 Oct 1846, p.219: Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW, Sydney, PXD 382/27–29b: MiD, Stepney portfolio, sheet no.26.

164. GLRO, MBW 2734.

165. MDR 1865/6/594–5: POD.

166. POD: OS 1895: PRO, IR58/84642/2759–60: VFB, 1935, No.6, pp.48–50.

167. MDR 1835/3/647; 1841/8/896: POD.

168. POD.

169. Robson's London Directory, 1837, p.40: The Times, 9 May 1838, p.3.

170. Ibid.

171. Robson's London Directory, 1837, p.40.

172. Ibid.

173. GLRO, GCS/77.

174. MDR 1841/8/897.

175. Pop.465A, pp.124, 189: GLRO, B/CGC/2, pp.25, 27, 185, 192, 200, 202–3, 264.

176. MDR 1862/9/945: GLRO, B/CGC/3, pp.66, 69, 361, 455, 463, 530, 536–7; /4, pp.74, 84.

177. POD: MDR 1870/6/932–3: DSR 1854/66–7.

178. PRO, BT31/2259/10797.

179. PRO, BT31/2955/16558: MDR 1882/18/676–7.

180. PRO, BT31/2955/16558: J.W.Beck, AMIEE, A Brief History of the Electrical Power Storage Co., July 1938 (typescript in the Institution of Electrical Engineers).

181. Beck, op.cit.

182. Ibid, author's annotation, p.10v: Rudyard Kipling, 'Below the Mill Dam', 1902, published in Traffics and Discoveries, 1904.

183. Ibid.

184. Ibid.

185. PRO, BT31/15037/30313, /16607/69517.

186. B, 31 July 1936, p.198.

187. BN, 30 July 1897, p.xviii; 25 Nov 1898, p.xvi; 27 April 1900, p.xvi; 11 April 1902, p.xvi: GL, MSS 14,944/12, pp.82, 125, 337; /14, p.439.

188. GL, MSS 14,944/12, pp.81, 82; /13, pp.245, 380, 512; /14, p.439.

189. GL, MS 14,944/15, pp.446–8.

190. GL, MSS 14,944/41, p.169; /42, p.60: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.13: POD.

191. MDR 1836/1/587.

192. MDR 1891/29/130: DSR: VFB, No.6 (public houses), pp.52–3: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.13.

193. MDR 1848/4/474, /8/260: POD.

194. MDR 1872/22/237: PRO, IR58/84642/2766–8.

195. GL, MS 9580/4, 13 June 1812, 30 March 1813, 15 June 1817: Cowper, op.cit., p.63.

196. GLRO, PCS PR2: OS 1867–70, 1895: VFB, 1935, No.7, p.8; 1950s, No.15, pp.27–8: Essex Countryside, May 1891–March 1892: DSR 1889/137.

197. POD: VFB, 1935, No. 15, pp.27–8: THLHL, cuttings 224.4: OS 1937: Nikolaus Pevsner, The Buildings of England, London except the Cities of London and Westminster, 1952, p.318: NMR, APU, 58/RAF/2506/0005–6.

198. Essex Countryside, May 1891–March 1892.

199. MDR 1841–65.

200. PRO, IR58/84636/2168–74: DSR 1919/45: GLRO, AR/TP/P40/78.

201. MDR 1846/9/180, /10/695, /11/695, /12/422; 1847/6/3; 1849/6/421; 1868/23/671.

202. GLRO, Acc.2636/101/1, 102/1.

203. PRO, IR58/84638/2343–58, 2374–90.

204. MDR 1843/5/295.

205. MDR 1843/6/291; 1847/2/304, /10/541.

206. DSR 1879/384–8, 471–8, 515: GLRO, Acc.2636/55/112, /119/1,/3.

207. MDR 1865/18/86, 1891/29/134.

208. OS 1867–70: MDR 1867/16/136.

209. POD: OS 1937: DSR 1879/395: PRO, IR58/84637/2220–2; /84657/4245: VFB, 1951, No.22, p.10.

210. MDR 1882/5/493: PRO, IR58/84637/2223–43: OS 1895.

211. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/113–4: DSR 1880/182–5.

212. MDR 1866/26/605; 1867/4/363; 1868/30/274–7; 1869/28/195, /29/245–6: POD.

213. MDR 1847/10/924; 1851/2/732.

214. POD: LCC Mins, 1905, p.1892, 2144.

215. PRO, ED14/15; ED21/35098.

216. PRO, ED21/11868, /35098.

217. PRO, ED21/35098: LCC Mins, 1927, i, p.890.

218. GLRO photographs, 4701, A4702.

219. PRO, ED21/35098.

220. BN, 18 May 1906, p.xxi: PRO, ED32/581; IR58/84636/2156.

221. PRO, ED21/57204; ED32/581.

222. GLRO, Acc.2636/3/1–25.

223. VFB, 1935, No.9, p.41.

224. GLRO, Acc.2636/2/25–6: GLRO, PCS PR2; PCS 80.

225. GLRO, Acc.2636/40, 49, 72: MDR 1808/9/208: POD.

226. POD: Goad, 1927 and 1963 series, vol.G, p.14.

227. GLRO, Acc.2636/49/5,7; /19/137.

228. GLRO, Acc.2636/19/137.

229. GLRO Acc.2636/19/108; /55/58; /69/6–7.

230. GL, MSS 14,944/6, pp.92–3; 14,944/7, pp.156–8: GLRO, Acc.2636/20/24.

231. GL, MSS 14,944/7, p.392; 14,944/8, pp.91, 190; 14,944/9, pp.291–2, 579; 14,944/21, p.324; 14,944/22, p.694; 14,944/33, p.229.

232. POD: LBTH Mins, 1980–1, p.272.

233. GLC Mins, 1966, pp.147–8, 595–6; 1967, pp.425–6: TH 8254/64– 66: ELA, 1 Dec 1967, p.18.

234. GLRO, Acc.2636/46/1: POD.

235. The Times, 24 April 1838, p.2; 5 Nov 1838, p.2.

236. GLRO, Acc.2636/19/168: POD: B, 30 Sept 1843, advertisement.

237. POD: Frank Kelsall, 'Stucco', in Good and Proper Materials: The Fabric of London Since the Great Fire, ed. H. Hobhouse and A. Saunders, 1989, pp. 18–24.

238. Colvin: B, 5 Oct 1844, advertisement; 5 April 1845, p. 160; 20 June 1846, p.289; 1 Aug 1846, advertisement; 27 Oct 1849, advertisement.

239. GLRO, Acc.2636/46/8: B, 7 June 1851, advertisement: John Martin Robinson, The Wyatts; An Architectural Dynasty, 1979, p.13.

240. Joseph Gwilt, The Encyclopedia of Architecture, 1867, para.1865: B, 7 June 1851, advertisement.

241. Rupert Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660–1851, revised edn, 1964, p.56: Alison Kelly, Mrs Coade's Stone, 1990, pp.51, 313.

242. Designs for Mosaic and Tessellated Pavements: by Owen Jones, Archt with an essay on their Materials and Structure by F. O. Ward, 1842.

243. B, 25 July 1868, p.546.

244. B, 29 Nov 1851, 23 July 1853, 26 Jan 1856, advertisements.

245. B, 3 Sept 1853, p.566.

246. BN, 23 July 1858, p.738.

247. Cowper, op.cit., pp.68–9: BN, 23 July 1858, p.738: B, 7 Jan 1854, p.1.

248. Survey of London, vol.XXXVII, 1975, Chap.8.

249. POD: GLRO, Acc.2636/76/1: GL, MS 14,944/21, p.11.

250. PRO, BT31/18439/98060.

251. GL, MSS 14,944/21, pp.11,150,540; /38, pp.528–9; /39, p.60; /40, p.375: ELA, 11 Oct 1968, p.1.

252. PRO, IR58/84642/2792: GLRO, Acc.2636/46/19: VFB, 1935, No. 9, p.31.

253. ELA, 22 July 1983; 11 May 1984: Bailey Cox & Edwards, property particulars: Information from Farmwood Investments Ltd.

254. GLRO, Acc.2636/49/18.

255. Donald McDonald, Percival Norton Johnson. The Biography of a Pioneer Metallurgist, 1951, pp.123–4, 146–8: GLRO, Acc.2636/55/17.

256. PRO, BT1/501, 513; BT41/87/491: Cowper, op.cit., p.69.

257. McDonald, op.cit., pp.148–50: PRO, BT41/87/491.

258. PRO, BT41/87/491: McDonald, op.cit., pp.155–6.

259. POD: The Engineer, 22 August 1856, p.467.

260. PRO, BT 31/384/1428: POD.

261. GL, MSS 14,942/1–14; 14,944/20.

262. GL, MSS 14,943/2, pp.165–6; /4, pp.87, 125, 131, 133; /5, p.83; /6, pp.127, 147; 15,627/43.

263. GL, MS 14,945/1.

264. GL, MSS 14,944/4, pp.108, 181, 198–9, 214, 278; 14,944/5, p.109.

265. GL, MSS 14,944/34–42.

266. POD.

267. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/2, 15.

268. PRO, BT31/31825/66442: BN, 17 Sept 1897, pp.394–5.

269. PRO, IR58/84642/2794: GL, MSS 14,944/42, p.488; /43, p.11.

270. GLRO, PCS PR2.

271. POD.

272. GL, MSS 14,942/1, p.256; 14,943/1, p.11; /2, pp.144, 230; /12, p.190.

273. GL, MS 14,943/5, p.25.

274. GL, MSS 14,943/20, p.125; 14,944/18, p.84; /20, p.238; /29, p.217: POD: OS 1937, 1959.

275. MBW Mins, 1882, ii, pp.955–6.

276. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/3–8: POD.

277. DSR 1900/140–4.

278. PRO, IR58/84634/1917–20.

279. GLRO, AR/BR/19/2128: POD OS 1937: VFB, 1935, No.5, p.33.

280. POD.

281. PRO, IR58/84634/1913: GLRO, AR/TP/P40/78: POD.

282. POD: MiD 553, pp.175, 178; Deeds Boxes Nos 2 & 6.

283. The Chart and Compass Sailors' Magazine, vol.XIII, 1891, pp.179– 80.

284. BN, 24 April 1891, p.594: G.Holden Pike, Among the Sailors, 1897, p.81: DSR 1891/97: The Chart and Compass Sailors' Magazine, vol.XIII, 1891, pp.175, 259–60.

285. Chart and Compass (New Series), vol.27, Feb 1935, p.17: Pike, op.cit.: OS 1937.

286. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/55, /55/66, 72, 104, 108, 110, 84/6–21.

287. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/123, /56/3, 5, 14.

288. PRO, IR58/84635.

289. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/52, 67, 73, 76, 79, 82, 88, 93, 105, 122, 131, 137–8; /56/6, 7, 9, 12, 13; /84/1, 3, 10, 13–9.

290. GLRO, Acc.2636/56/16.

291. PRO, BT31/4942/32967.

292. Pop.1284: THLHL, PBC/HC 1936–7, p.345.

293. Cowper, op.cit., pp.69–70: POD: B, 2 July 1853, p.422.

294. MDR 1858/10/82; 1864/10/77: RB.

295. The Manufacturer, 18 April 1868, pp.9–10.

296. POD.

297. PRO, BT31/4260/27622; IR58/84634/1934–5: Companies House, Walter Voss & Co. Ltd file: POD.

298. PRO, BT34/636/29732.

299. Borys Conrad, My Father Joseph Conrad, 1970, p.40.

300. POD: PRO, BT31/7804/55819; /20375/119308: GLRO, Acc.2636/98/1–2.

301. Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.14: PRO, IR58/84634/1936–7: MiD, unsorted deeds and papers, lease of land near the Bell Gate, 24 Dec 1889: Information kindly supplied by Mr F.B.Brady.

302. POD: PRO, BT31/14541/9962.

303. DSR 1875/515, 535–6; 1876/94, 157; 1879/389; 1882/430–1: PRO, IR58/84634/1938; BT31/14541/9962: NMM, RTS/GSW/BAW/1/1, pp.8, 13, 143, 145.

304. Goad, 1957 series, vol.xii, p.356: Information kindly supplied by Mrs Zena Moran.

305. PRO, ED21/11870.

306. PRO, ED21/11870; /57204.

307. PRO, ED21/11870: LCC Mins, 1908, ii, pp.517–18.

308. GLRO, AR/TP/P40/78: PRO, ED21/11870; /35102.

309. Pop.misc.25, pp.20, 26, 35–6, 42–4, 50–3, 55, 60, 66–7, 69, 105, 118–9, 122, 126–8: PBC Mins, 1963–4, pp.13, 49, 78: B, 3 Nov 1900, p.396.

310. Pop.1133, pp.299, 308, 312, 314: PBC Mins, 1922–3, pp.211, 213– 14; 1923–4, pp.178, 207; 1925–6, pp.32–3; 1926–7, pp.135, 205, 384; 1927–8, pp.32, 71; 1930–1, pp.143, 251, 258; 1931–2, p.93.

311. PBC Mins, 1929–30, pp.173, 220, 456; 1930–1, pp.5, 132, 143; 1931–2, pp.8, 93; 1934–5, p.239; 1936–7, pp.6, 22: Pop.1136, pp.53–4, 88, 137, 140, 201, 217–18: Pop.1396, p.7.

312. Pop.1138, p.5: Pop.1141, pp.444–5: Pop.1237, p.162: Pop.1239, p.19.

313. Pop.873,1959/60, pp.40–1, 52–3, 102, 116, 123: PBC Mins, 1960–1, pp.201, 362, 407; 1961–2, pp.58, 349; 1962–3, pp.79, 253; 1963–4, pp.13, 49, 78, 91–3; 1964–5, p.15: LBTH, Island Baths, Official Opening, 27 May 1966: LBTH Baths Committee, 15 Nov 1966, app.3.

314. PBC Mins, 1959–60, pp.202–3; 1960–1, pp.150, 201, 362, 407; 1961–2, pp.58, 349; 1962–3, pp.79, 253; 1963–4, pp.13, 49, 78, 91–3; 1964–5, p.15: Pop.873, 1959/60, pp.40–1, 52–3: LBTH, Island Baths, Official Opening, 27 May 1966: LBTH Baths Committee, 15 Nov 1966, app.3.

315. LBTH, Amenities Committee, 23 Sept 1975, app.B.

316. LBTH, Amenities Committee, 1 Feb 1977, sect II, pt III; 25 May 1977, para.14; 5 Dec 1979, sect I, pt II: LBTH Mins, 1984–5, pp.365, 416: Docklands News, May 1991, p.15.

317. Poplar's Local Municipal Review, March 1911.

318. PBC Mins, 1901–2, p.222.

319. Ibid, pp.94, 243.

320. PBC, Third Annual Report, 1903, pp.61, 194.

321. PBC Mins, 1901–2, p.222; Third Annual Report, 1903, p.62.

322. PBC Mins, 1905–6, p.199; Fifth Annual Report, 1905, p.129.

323. PBC Mins, 1945–6, p.336: LBTH Mins, 1967–8, p.115: LBTH Baths Committee, Agendas and Decisions, 30 May, 10 Oct 1967, 11 June 1968 App.D: Amenities Committee Papers, 22 Oct 1974, 25 May 1976, 6 Dec 1977, sect 1, pt III: Directorate of Development Papers, 11 June 1985, item 9.5.

324. GLRO, Acc.2636/56/1.

325. BN, 31 Jan 1902, p.185.

326. BN, 27 June 1890, p.899; 7 April 1897, p.664; 7 Sept 1906, p.viii.

327. BN, 7 Sept 1906, p.viii.

328. BN, 31 Aug 1906, pp.281–2, b/w pp.291–2; 7 Sept 1906, p.318.

329. BN, 8 May 1903, pp.645–6: PRO, IR58/84634/1942.

330. BN, 13 Nov 1903, p.651: DSR 1902/279.

331. BN, 5 Feb 1904, p.197.

332. BN, 8 May 1903, pp.645–6.

333. POD.

334. Board of Trade returns quoted in prospectus of British Coconut Oil Producers Ltd, in PRO, BT31/22549/137961.

335. POD: PRO, BT31/19719/112586; /10358/77971; /19598/ 111068.

336. PRO, BT31/22549/137961; /22393/136680.

337. PRO, BT31/24349/152728: GL, MSS 14,944/15, pp.191–3, 321; /17, pp.55–7, 655; /18, pp.15, 347.

338. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/136; /95/1: PRO, BT31/31189/30275.

339. PRO, IR58/84634/1939: DSR 1890/77, 203.

340. PRO, BT31/31189/30275.

341. PRO, BT31/3961/25136; /32041/107099: POD.

342. PBC Mins, 1954–5, pp.306–7; 1955–6, p.32; 1956–7, p.144; 1960–1, p.342; 1961–2, p.242; 1962–3, p.74: GLRO, GLC/MA/SC/03/1338: LCC Mins, 1961, pp.637–9; 1962, p.705.

343. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins 1964–5, p.382.

344. GLC, Housing Service Handbook, Part II, 1974, p.9; Housing Department Annual Report, 1969–70, p.3

345. LCC Mins, 1964–5, p.1253.

346. GLRO, GLC, Housing Committee Papers 2 Oct 1969, item 2(191): GLC Mins, 1969, p.654.

347. GLRO, GLC, Housing Committee Mins 1971, pp.609, 712; Housing Committee Papers 8 July 1971, item 1(570).

348. GLRO, GLC/MA/SC/03/2022; GLC Housing Plans M12, dated Jan 1971: LCC Mins, 1964–5, pp.689–91.

349. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins 1971, p.616: GLC Housing Service Handbook, Part II, 1974, p.9: LBTH, Isle of Dogs: A plan for the 1980s, Jan 1981, p.65.

350. GLC Mins, 1977, agenda 8 March 1977, p.21: LBTH, Isle of Dogs: A plan for the 1980s, Jan 1981, p.68.

351. London Docklands in the News, 23 Nov 1984, p.91: The Islander, Jan 1985.

352. ELA, 10 June 1983: Docklands News, No.4, June 1983, p.2: London Docklands in the News, 23 Nov 1984, p.91.

353. PBC Mins, 1946–7, p.82.

354. B, 24 Dec 1948, pp.730–1.

355. PBC Mins, 1950–1, pp.9–10, 12, 246; 1951–2, pp.63, 92, 105, 217; 1952–3, pp.15, 70.

356. LCC/MIN/7290, pp.555, 732: EEN, 22 Nov 1935, p.4.

357. LCC/MIN/7292, pp.11, 187, 228, 257–8, 310, 791, 811–12: Church Times, 13 April 1934, p.446.

358. LCC Mins, 1934, i, p.302.

359. Church Times, 13 April 1934, p.446.

360. LCC/MIN/7550, 6 March 1935, item 12.

361. EEN, 22 Nov 1935, p.4.

362. LCC/MIN/7552, 29 May 1935, item 100: London County Council (Fanet Street, Poplar) Housing Confirmation Order 1935, 2 Oct 1935; copy in LCC/MIN/7557, item 8 (153).

363. LCC/MIN/7295, p.716: Houses: Hovels or Homes [A Journal of Housing in the East End issued by the Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association], No. 13, Dec 1936, p.4.

364. B, 7 May 1971, p.19/84.

365. Paul Atterbury and Louise Irvine, The Doulton Story, 1979, pp.73–5, 102–3.

366. Isle of Dogs Housing Society files and papers, stored at St John's House, Pier Street, Poplar, Dec 1990.

367. Ibid: GLRO, GLC Housing Development Committee Mins, May— Dec 1973, p.66; 1974, p.89; 1976–7, p.270.

368. PBC Mins, 1945–6, p.340.

369. PBC Mins, 1946–7, p.82; 1947–9, p.356; 1950–1, pp.37, 66.

370. PBC Mins, 1947–9, p.123; 1953–4, pp.62–3.

371. PBC Mins, 1949–50, p.194: ELA, Centenary Supplement, 18 Nov 1966, p.xi.

372. PBC Mins, 1962–3, p.280; 1963–4, pp.177, 297; 1965–6, pp.705, 723: THLHL, LBTH Housing Committee Mins, 5 July 1965 and 5 Sept 1966: LBTH, Guide to Housing Estates in 1981, p.40.

373. THLHL, LBTH Housing Committee Mins, 8 Nov 1965: P.L.A Monthly, Sept 1932, p.360; Aug 1940, p. 182; Nov 1955, pp.249– 52; Feb 1961, p.42.

374. LBTH Mins, 1967–8, pp.205–6; 1968–9, p.203; 1971–2, p.282; 1975–6, pp.67, 193, 209; 1977–8, p.233: LBTH, Guide to Housing Estates in 1981, p.43: THLHL, Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 16 June 1987, item 5.4.

375. PBC Mins, 1924–5, pp.323–4: TH 3487.

376. Pop.1284, pp.48, 58: PBC Mins, 1924–5, pp.323–4.

377. PBC Mins, 1924–5, pp.323–4; 1925–6, pp.91, 96; 1926–7, pp.71, 104, 341, 386; Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 1938, p.158.

378. THLHL, uncat. plans, dated April 1925.

379. PBC Mins, 1938–9, p.368.

380. PBC Mins, 1947–9, p.337; 1949–50, pp.159, 203; 1951–2, p.63.

381. PBC Mins, 1950–1, p.246.

382. Pop.1284, pp.48, 58: PBC Mins, 1936–7, pp.111, 273, 345; Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1938, p.158.

383. PBC Mins, 1936–7, p.308.

384. Pop.1394, p.2: PBC Mins, 1936–7, p.345; 1938–9, p.82.

385. PBC Mins, 1938–9, p.82.

386. PBC Mins, 1936–7, p.345.

387. LCC Mins, 1963, p.519.

388. GLC Mins, 1966, pp.445–6.

389. GLC Mins, 1967, p.613.

390. PBC Mins, 1929–30, p.457; Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 1938, p.158.

391. PBC Mins, 1930–1, pp.145, 293, 416: Pop.1283, pp.2, 48, 59, 83: PBC, Souvenir of Official Opening of Dunbar House, 1932.

392. PBC, Souvenir of Official Opening...; Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 1938, p.158.

393. PBC, Souvenir of Official Opening...: THLHL, uncat. plans, dated June—Dec 1931.

394. PBC Mins, 1933–4, pp.46, 59, 229.

395. LBTH Mins, 1979–80, pp.144, 171; 1980–1, pp.135, 154; 1981– 2, pp.166, 186; Isle of Dogs: A Plan for the 1980s, 1981, p.68.

396. PBC Mins, 1944–5, pp.52–3, 83, 102.

397. PBC Mins, 1945–6, p.146: Marian Bowley, The British Building Industry, 1966, p.215.

398. PBC Mins, 1943–4, pp.161–2.

399. PBC Mins, 1944–5, pp.10, 25, 128–9: THLHL, uncat. plans.

400. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.170: ELA, 28 Sept 1945, p.1.

401. ELA, 9 Nov 1945, p.1.

402. ELA, 1 Feb 1946, p.5.

403. ELA, 1 March 1946, p.4.

404. PBC Mins, 1946–7, p.81.

405. Ibid, pp.3, 407.

406. PBC Mins, 1945–6, p.25; 1946–7, p.81.

407. AJ, 18 March 1948, p.253.

408. Ibid: Architect and Building News, 19 March 1948, p.259.

409. PBC Mins, 1946–7, p.213.

410. Pop.1360, p.147: PBC Mins, 1946–7, p.326.

411. Pop.1360, p.166 (continuation).

412. B, 19 March 1948, p.338: EEN, 12 March 1948, p.1.

413. EEN, 12 March 1948, p.1.

414. PBC Mins, 1947–9, p.489.

415. Ibid, p.203.

416. Ibid, p.99: THLHL, copy of letter from Naval Historical Branch, Ministry of Defence, dated 17 Sept 1976: EEN, 12 March 1948, p.1: Docklands News, Nov 1989, pp.10–11.

417. Building Research Station, The structural condition of Orlit houses, 1983, pp.1, 22–4.

418. B, 19 March 1948, pp.338–9.

419. Bowley, op.cit., pp.223, 226–8.

420. B, 19 March 1948, pp.338–9.

421. PBC Mins, 1960–1, p.185.

422. PBC Mins, 1950–1, pp.244–5.

423. Letter from Dept of the Environment to all local authorities in England re Orlits, dated 2 Sept 1982: Building Research Station, op.cit., pp.v, 4–5, 8.

424. THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 29 Nov 1988, item 0.3.

CHAPTER XVI (pp.452–494)

Southern Millwall

1. 50 Geo III, c.200.

2. MDR 1829/5/658; 1856/6/179: GL, MS 14,943/7, p.70.

3. MDR 1857/6/92: PRO, IR58/84642/2797–8.

4. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 23 April 1987: Time Out, 3–10 June 1987.

5. MiD, Millwall Docks, Lease Box No.4, deeds re Engert & Rolfe's works: POD.

6. MDC 519, p.130: EWIDC 455, p.275.

7. PLA Mins, xlvi, p.187; lxxi, b/w pp.94–5: MiDD 6620430–1, 6620543: MiD, photographs: GLRO, AR/HB Photographs 77/9755–7

8. MDR 1797/4/198; 1803/7/789: TH 6231.

9. J.Elmes, London Bridge, from its original foundation of wood to the present time: with a particular account of the progress and completion of the New London Bridge, 1831.

10. Report of Sir John Rennie, appended to New London Bridge. Report to the Court of Common Council from the Committee for rebuilding London Bridge, 1831, p.14: E.W.Cooke and George Rennie, Views of the Old and New London Bridges, 1833.

11. PRO, IR18/5533: POD.

12. TH 6286: MBW Mins, 1858, pp.517, 590, 628, 653–4; 1859, pp.48, 194.

13. POD: PRO, BT31/3047/17293.

14. Island History Newsletter, No 6, Oct 1988.

15. PRO, BT31/4161/26877: The Thames: Waterway of the World, 1893, p.117: POD.

16. PRO, BT31/4161/26877.

17. PRO, BT31/20642/121772.

18. GL, MSS 14,944/19, pp.260, 295; /24, p.424; /30, p.353.

19. GL, MS 14,944/28, p.449.

20. POD: DSR 1934/528.

21. MDR 1849/9/162: TH 6287, 6285: PRO, BT31/4955/33090: POD.

22. RB: TH 6220: 50 Geo III, c. 199.

23. B, 11 Sept 1847, advertisement; 22 Nov 1851, advertisement: TH 6257: GLRO, MBW 2735: POD.

24. B.H.Cowper, A Descriptive and Statistical Account of Millwall, commonly called The Isle of Dogs, 1853, p. 18.

25. POD: GLRO, MBW 2735: DSR 1884/159–61, 329; 1885/390: PRO, IR58/84643/2803.

26. TH 6293: PRO, IR58/84643/2803.

27. GL, MS 14,943/18, p.297.

28. GL, MSS 14,944/10, p.190; /11, p.325.

29. GL, MSS 14,944/30, p.337; /34, p.350.

30. GLRO, AR/TP/P80/91: POD: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.15: OS 1937, 1959.

31. TH 6237–9, 6263: POD.

32. Eastern Post, 12 Dec 1868, p.5.

33. GL, MS 14,943/14, p.212.

34. LCC Mins, 1956, pp.310–11: GLRO, MA/SC/03/623,/625: OS 1937, 1959.

35. MDR 1864/3/56: BN, vol.37, July—Dec 1879, p.xviii (advertisement).

36. THLHL, pamphlets 660, Particulars, Plans and Conditions of Sale of Properties in the Isle of Dogs 1895–1906: BN, 9 Feb 1883, p.xxi: GLRO, MBW 2735: TC Mins, vol.Y, p.155.

37. DSR 1887/229, 247; 1917/8: POD: PRO, IR58/84643/2898: Chris Ellmers and Alex Werner, London's Lost Riverscape, 1988, p. 112.

38. ELA, 24 April 1987, p.4.

39. TC Mins, vol.C, pp.318, 405, 430, 511: MDR 1864/3/56: LCC Mins, 1905, ii, p.1190.

40. LCC Mins, 1904, p.3378; 1905, ii, pp.677, 1190, 2236; 1907, i, p.635; 1910, i, p.1177; 1912, i, pp.1489, 1590; ii, pp.1047, 1513.

41. LCC, Names of Streets and Places in the Administrative County of London, 4th edn, 1955, p.217: GLRO, Acc.2636/125/1.

42. '150 Years of Chain Making', The Engineer, 22 June 1956, pp.731–2.

43. ILN, 29 Oct 1859, p.409: LCC Mins, 1905, i, pp.1485, 1702–3.

44. Engineering, 7 Aug 1931, supplement, p.xiii.

45. MDR 1866/15/909; 1867/1/623.

46. MBO 317, case 175, p.299: PRO, IR58/84644/2909: DSR 1937/481; 1938/122, 774, 996–9.

47. ELA, 18 Jan 1980: POD.

48. DSR 1888/148: GL, MS 14, 944/17, p.106.

49. GL, MSS 14,944/17, p.106; /18, p.382; 14,945/3, p.156: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.16.

50. POD BN, 27 March 1863, p.236: The Engineer, 31 Oct 1856, p.603; 4 July 1862, p.13; 5 Sept 1862, p. 148.

51. TH 6233, 6234: POD.

52. POD.

53. PRO, IR58/84644/2911: DSR 1882/61; 1883/27; 1888/129; 1893/262; 1915/58; 1916/106; 1918/30, 126; 1921/233, 229; GLRO, AR/TP/P80/91: Goad, 1927 and 1963 series, vol.G, p.16.

54. TH 6261: POD.

55. TH 6259: MDR 1872/18/224.

56. POD.

57. POD 1864, p.2566: TH 6233, 6258, 6261, 6266: MDR 1871/15/661; 1882/ 34/657.

58. PRO, IR58/84633: GLRO, AR/TP/P80/91: OS 1937, 1958.

59. Cuttings in possession of the United Reformed Church Historical Society.

60. Foundation stone: MDR 1859/7/609: DA 1283, 1552: B 18 Aug 1859, p. 544.

61. Cuttings...United Reformed Church Historical Society, March, Sept 1859: B, 13 Aug 1859, p.544.

62. DSR 1906/57: DA 9360: LCC Mins, 1905, ii, p.2068.

63. PRO, IR58/84656/4199: United Reformed Church Historical Society, St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Session Minutes, 17 Feb 1913; cuttings, 12 Nov 1889, c1929.

64. ELA, 14 Jan 1972, p.11; 22 Sept 1972, p. 14.

65. R.J.M.Sutherland, 'St Paul's Laminated Timber Arches', in application for re-grading, Jan 1990 (copy provided by Mr Robert Richardson): J.H.Benson, Report to the London Docklands Development Corporation on St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Isle of Dogs.

66. MDC 519, pp.54, 70, 112; 555, 28 Feb 1874, pp.16–20.

67. MDC 521, pp.67, 90, 167, 173: MiD, MDC Schedule of Deeds.

68. MDC 524, pp.52, 224, 373, 392: MiDD 6620475: MiD, Millwall Docks, Lease Box No.6, lease of Millwall Club or Institute, 6 Jan 1897.

69. The Architect, 22 Dec 1877, p.344: The Tablet, 15 March 1873, p.334: MDR 1872/2/208: DSR 1873/257.

70. The Tablet, 2 March 1874, p.559: The Architect, 22 Dec 1877, p.344: DSR 1879/405; 1883/204.

71. OS 1895: Alexander Rottmann, London Catholic Churches, 1926, pp. 173–4; The Architect, 22 Dec 1877, p.344.

72. The Architect, 9 Feb 1878, p.78.

73. Rottmann, op.cit., pp.173–4.

74. The Islander, Feb 1985: Information kindly supplied by Mr C.P.Fanning, Parish Buildings Surveyor, Diocese of Westminster.

75. PRO, ED3/23.

76. DSR 1873/7: DA 9506: Unidentified illustration of 1877, in possession of the parish priest.

77. DSR 1908/55, 85: PRO, ED21/35100: LCC Mins, 1909, i, pp.211–12.

78. PRO, ED21/35100.

79. GL, MSS 2,061; 17,197.

80. Betton's Charity (Ironmongers' Company, 1903), in GL, MSS 17,133; 17,018.

81. Thomas Betton's Charity (Charity Commission, 1902), in GL, Microfilm 766.

82. Ibid: G.R.French, A Brief Account of the Estates of the Worshipful Company of Ironmongers; and of Sir Robert Geffrye's Trust; and of Mr. Thomas Betton's Trust, 1872.

83. GL, MS 17,207/1.

84. GL, MS 16,967/16, p.72.

85. GL, MSS 16,967/15, p.338; 16,967/16, pp.72, 79–80.

86. GL, MSS 16,967/21, pp.179, 217, 243; 17, 156/4, p.109.

87. GL, MS 17,156/2, p.244.

88. Ibid.

89. GL, MS 16,967/22, p.323.

90. GL, MS 17,156/4, 29 Aug, 13 Nov 1849.

91. GL, MS 17,156/4, 13 Nov 1849.

92. GL, MS 16,967, p.352.

93. GL, MS 17,156/5, p.209.

94. Somerset House, will of Nicholas Knight: Census 1861: POD: GL, MSS 17,156/5, pp.211, 216–17, 225; 16,967/24, pp.100, 137, 145.

95. GL, MSS 17,205; 17,206/5.

96. Ibid.

97. IHG, photograph IHG/P164: GLRO photographs, A9441: PRO, IR58/84643, 84644.

98. GL, MS 17,206/1.

99. GL, MS 17,206/8.

100. French, op.cit.: GL, MSS 16,967/31, p.116; 17,206/5.

101. G.R.Sims, 'In Limehouse and the Isle of Dogs', Strand Magazine, July 1905, p.35.

102. GL, MS 17,209.

103. GL, MS 17,206/10: 1861 Census.

104. GL, MS 17,206/10: PRO, BT31/18804/102527.

105. Sims, op.cit.

106. R.Free, Seven Years' Hard, 1904, pp.27, 47, 189.

107. Ibid.

108. 1871 Census: GL, MS 16,967/27, p.475.

109. Lady McDougall, 'Factory Girls in Millwall', The Girls' Own Paper, 7 Jan 1905.

110. Ibid.

111. 1861 Census.

112. GL, MS 16,967/30, pp.217, 372.

113. Eastern Post, 5 Dec 1868, p.5.

114. GL, MS 17,209.

115. GL, MS 17,205: Ironmongers' Company Archives, Minutes of Barnfield Estate Special Committee, 4 April 1917.

116. POD.

117. GL, MS 16,967/31, pp.216, 223, 236, 263, 267–8, 298, 370.

118. GL, MS 17,206/8: Ironmongers' Company Archives, Minutes of Barnfield Estate Special Committee, p.21.

119. Ibid, pp.11, 19, 22, 29–30, 41, 51–5.

120. Ibid, pp.73, 75.

121. Ibid, p.77: Electoral Registers: POD.

122. Ironmongers' Company Archives, Minutes of Barnfield Estate Special Committee, p.87: Burrell & Company Ltd, A Century in Colour, 1952, pp. 11–12; Chairman's Review, 1979: Electoral Registers.

123. DSR 1937/304; 1939/213: GLRO, AR/TP/P80/91–2: Electoral Registers: POD.

124. RB: MDR 1739/3/4–5.

125. MDR 1771/6/645–7; 1821/5/481; 1835/3/345: GLRO, PCS/PR3.

126. Warwickshire RO, Throckmorton MSS, CR 1998, Box 70, pt 2, bdle 1.

127. GL, MS 17,207/5.

128. Cowper, op.cit., p.112: RB: MDR 1752/1/228–9; 1764/1/647; 1771/6/647.

129. Boyle's Thames Guide, c1840: GL, MS 17,207/1.

130. RB: GL, MS 17,207/1.

131. MDR 1789/3/408; 1828/9/57; 1835/3/345: GLRO, MBW 2735.

132. MDR 1788/3/408; 1862/11/690.

133. MDR 1847/1/545: DSR 1893/262: GLRO, MBW 2735: OS 1867–70, 1895.

134. GL, MS 17, 207/5.

135. GL, MSS 14,943/5, pp.111, 156; 14,943/6, pp.66, 146; 14,943/7, p.71; 14,943/9, p.105.

136. GL, MS 14,943/10, p.208.

137. GL, MS 14,944/5, pp.346–7.

138. The Star, 18 Jan 1935, p.6; 19 Jan 1935, p.6.

139. DSR 1893/257–60; 1894/71, 183, 209; 1897/108–9: BN, 14 Aug 1896, p.223: POD: GL, MS 944/33, pp.140–1.

140. GL, MS 14,944/33, p.140; /38, p.274.

141. GL, MS 14,944/14, p.256; /38, p.274.

142. Young & Marten Ltd, Catalogue, c1899: BN, 1 Sept 1899, advertisement.

143. PRO, IR58/84644/2937.

144. GL, MSS 14,944/14, p.255; /28, p.448.

145. Companies House, Thames Oil Wharf Company Ltd file.

146. MDR 1839/2/235; 1839/4/388: GL, Prints & Drawings, Plan of Drunken Dock and Tindall's Dock, Oct 1848.

147. MDR 1863/4/42–3: PRO, IR58/84644/2964; BT31/32477/ 174699: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.17.

148. MDR 1837/2/173; 1843/7/708; 1861/7/910: Cowper, op.cit., p.70: Ellmers and Werner, op.cit., p.48: POD.

149. POD: GLRO, MBW 2736: TC Mins, vol.W, p.109.

150. PRO, IR58/84644/2965: EEN, 13 Feb 1900: VFB, 1935, No.14, pp.46–7.

151. Island History Newsletter, April 1986, p.4: Engineering, 20 Jan 1890, p.14: PRO, BT31/17711/88092; /3580/21961.

152. BN, 21 Aug 1896, p.284: PRO, BT31/6187/43843.

153. DSR 1885/70–3, 173, 254, 329; 1935/129; 1939/214, 273: GLRO, MBW 2736.

154. Goad, 1957 and 1963 series, vol.G, p.17: POD: VFB, 1935, No.14, p.50.

155. MDR 1830/7/347; 1837/1/729.

156. DNB: The Life of Sir William Fairbairn, Bart., F.R.S., LL.D., D.C.L., etc, ed. W.Pole, 1877.

157. William Fairbairn, A Treatise on Mills and Millwork, 4th edn, 1878, p.397.

158. William Fairbairn, Treatise on Iron Ship Building: Its History and Progress, 1865, pp.4–5.

159. Fairbairn, 1878 op.cit., p.397; 1865 op.cit.: Pole, op.cit.

160. MDR 1840/3/110; 1845/1/691; 1845/5/315: ILN, 18 Nov 1848. p.309.

161. ILN, 18 Nov 1848, p.309.

162. GL, MS 17,156/2, p.244.

163. Cowper, op.cit., p.71: ILN, 18 Nov 1848, p.309.

164. 'A Morning Call on a Great Personage', in Household Words, ed. Charles Dickens, 2 Jan 1858, p.61.

165. The Engineer, 30 Oct 1857, p.328; 25 Dec 1857, p.480: B, 26 Dec 1857, p.756.

166. The Engineer, 25 Dec 1858, p.480.

167. Independent, 27 Feb 1991, p.17.

168. POD.

169. PRO, BT31/725/151C.

170. PRO, BT31/946/1252.

171. PRO, BT31/725/151C.

172. Ibid.

173. P.Barry, Dockyard Economy and Naval Power, 1863, p.224.

174. Ibid, p.230: Thames Iron Works Gazette, 30 June 1898, p. 117.

175. PRO, BT31/19902/114544: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.19: POD.

176. POD: PRO, IR58/84644: MDR 1852/15/858.

177. GLRO, BA 48335: DSR 1907/31–8, 99–109, 126, 296; 1908/ 16, 31, 40, 93–4, 272–3.

178. GL, MSS 14,944/36, p.242; /38, pp.96, 194.

179. Burrell & Company Ltd, A Century in Colour, 1952, p.5.

180. Island History Newsletter, vol.5, Nos 7–8, Aug 1987.

181. Companies House file: The Times, 13 Aug 1986, p.18.

182. MDR 1848/3/902: DSR 1899/81: VFB, 1935, No.12, p.6.

183. DSR 1853/449.

184. Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.18: VFB, 1935, No. 12, p.5.

185. GLRO, PCS 69, 24 May 1836: MDR 1850/9/362.

186. MDR 1850/9/362: MCS 285/2230: GLRO, MBW 2736: VFB, 1935, No.12, p.1: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.18.

187. Kentish Homes, sales brochure, 1987.

188. Financial Times, 23 May 1987, supplement p.ix.

189. MDR 1841/1/300; 1863/21/608.

190. GLRO, B/IMP GLC/2, 17 Sept 1824, 3 Dec 1824: MDR 1825/8/131, 1825/12/143; 1830/7/34–7.

191. GLRO, B/IMP GLC/2, 16 Sept 1825; B/IMP GLC/117, 27 Jan, 20 March 1827: MDR 1830/7/488.

192. MDR 1839/6/88–90; 1839/8/293; 1840/2/106; 1850/1/803, 1850/6/766.

193. Barry, op.cit., pp.225–6: PRO, BT31/2400/11995; /1905/7734.

194. PRO, BT31/3919/24790: POD.

195. Companies House file.

196. DSR 1902/133; 1907/302; 1909/13; 1914/238; 1915/130, 213; 1919/43; 1920/599–600.

197. GL, MSS 14,944/43, pp.132, 344; /44, p.205.

198. Docklands News, May 1991, p.7.

199. GLRO, PCS 80: GLRO, Acc.2636/12/21: MDR 1849/4/80.

200. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/9, 27, 36, 45, 54.

201. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/22.

202. POD: OS 1966: GL, MS 14,944/31, p.122: VFB, 1935, No.4, pp.39–40.

203. DSR 1901/240; 1902/327–32; 1903/23–4, 86–93, 194–201.

204. CC, file 22,364, pts 3–4: OS 1937: GLRO, AR/TP/P80/92.

205. PRO, ED103/6.

206. PRO, ED3/23.

207. MDR 1886/30/568: PRO, ED103/6: MBO 19, Case 461; MBO 69, Case 201: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.17.

208. B, 6 July 1872, pp.524–5.

209. The Architect, 22 March 1873, p.154.

210. Ibid.

211. PRO, ED21/11867.

212. The Architect, 22 March 1873, p.154: PRO, ED21/11867: LCC Mins, 1906, ii, p.1567.

213. MDR 1893/4/950: BN, 6 July 1894, p.xix: Council for the Care of Churches, notes by Basil Clarke.

214. DA 8089: DSR 1897/217; 1900/148: THLHL, cuttings, 223.19: Council for the Care of Churches, notes by Basil Clarke: The Island at War, ed. E.Hostettler, 1990, pp.16–17: RCHME photographs, AA77/2692.

215. GLRO, Acc.2636/5/31.

216. Colvin.

217. Erasmus Middleton, et al., The New Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, or, An Universal System of Useful Knowledge..., 1778.

218. RB.

219. RB: MDR 1804/6/417; 1810/1/387.

220. POD: GLRO, PCS PR2: GLRO, Acc.2636/49/27: MDR 1859/9/243.

221. GL, MS 9171/5, f.12.

222. Drake's Hasted, pp.78n, 152n: NMM, MSS, Potter's Ferry 54 MS 041: William Robinson, The History and Antiquities of the parish of Hackney, 1842, pp.325–43: PRO, C66/833 m.4: J.Strype, Stow's Survey of London, 1720, vol.II, app.1, p.102.

223. Strype, op.cit., p.93: GLRO, M93/436, p.22: NMM, MSS, Potter's Ferry 54 MS O41, Abstract of title, pp.3–5: MDR 1762/2/152.

224. NMM, MSS, Potter's Ferry 54 MS 041, Abstract of title, pp.8, 30–1: Deed of Release and Indemnity, 1884, f.9: GLRO, MBW 2660, Poplar and Greenwich Ferry Roads, it. 15, p.2: MDR 1878/16/781.

225. NMM, Pamphlet UDC No.386.6 Greenwich: MiD, TC Mins, vol.7, p.58: LCC, Greenwich Ferry and Potter's Ferry, 1894, p.4.

226. Engineering, 20 July 1888, pp.53–4.

227. Ibid.

228. Ibid, 17 Feb 1888, pp.171–2: 20 July 1888, pp.53–4.

229. LCC, Greenwich Ferry..., p.4.

230. RB: GLRO, PCS PR1; Acc.2636/43/19: MDR 1749/1/74–5: DSR 1847/63; 1888/102.

231. POD: MDR/10/803.

232. Sir Humphry Rolleston, 'Sir William Burnett, K.C.B., K.C.H., M.D., F.R.S., F.R.C.P., the First Medical Director-General of the Royal Navy', Journal of the Royal Naval Medical Service, Jan 1922, pp. 1–4.

233. Ibid, pp.8–9: Civil Engineering, Oct 1906, p.145.

234. Civil Engineering, Oct 1906, p.145.

235. PRO, IR58/84644/2980–1: DSR 1906/85; 1908/80; 1914/85, 205: POD: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.18.

236. POD: PRO, BT31/31715/62685: GL, MS 14,944/16, p.118: VFB, No. 14, p.53.

237. POD: Goad, 1927 and 1963 series, vol.G, p.18: GL, MS 14,944/16, p.118: ELA, 2 May 1969, p.10.

238. MDR 1847/10/803: DSR 1881/492–3, 591–4: PRO, IR58/84644: Goad, 1927 and 1963 series, vol.G, p.18.

239. POD.

240. PRO, BT31/4008/25503, /4631/30409, /6643/46715: POD: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.21.

241. POD: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.21.

242. OS 1937, 1954: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.21: VFB, No.12, 1935, pp. 19–33: GLRO, BA case file: POD: North East London Polytechnic, Dockland: An illustrated historical survey of life and work in east London 1986, pp. 142–3.

243. MDR 1859/9/243: There is a full inventory of the pottery in PRO, BT31/2736/14834.

244. POD.

245. GLRO, Acc.2636/43/16, 18; /78/70: POD.

246. MDR 1859/9/243: POD: THLHL, pamphlets 660, Particulars, Plans and Conditions of Sale of Properties in the Isle of Dogs, 1885–1906: DSR 1892/78–83; 1893/242–3.

247. PRO, BT31/7608/54314, 31842/70193.

248. POD: Goad, 1927 and 1963 series, vol.G, p.21: Ellmers and Werner, op.cit., p.50: DSR 1906/223, 266; 1907/44, 127–8; 1910/157; 1912/294–5.

249. GLRO, Acc.2636/49/27: Boyle's Thames Guide, c1845.

250. GLRO, Acc.2636/43/6; MBW 2736: POD: PRO, BT31/5395/37142; IR58/84645/3019: DSR 1896–1915; 1938/469.

251. GLRO, Acc.2636/51/2–8, /55/18, 39, 65, 83, /83/2: OS 1867–70.

252. OS 1897, 1919: GLRO, Acc.2636/20/12–20, /55/83, 134, 140.

253. DSR 1907/175–8: GLRO, Acc.2636/55/17–21.

254. Pop.470, pp.377–8, 392–3.

255. PP 1876 (371), XI. 53, Report...on Metropolitan Fire Brigade, 20 July 1876, p.621: MBW Mins, 1873, ii, pp.440, 457.

256. The Metropolitan, 21 Sept 1872: MBW Mins, 1874, i, p.648: MBW Report, 1877, p.61.

257. MBW Mins, 1874, i, pp.648, 727–8.

258. GLRO, MBW 920, pp.309, 451–2, 468.

259. GLRO, MBW 921, pp.214–15, 464–5: MBW Mins, 1877, i, pp.153, 905.

260. GLRO photographs, 81/10376.

261. LCC Mins, 1895, p.50; 1902, pp.39–40.

262. LCC Mins, 1895, p.50; 1896, p.689; 1899, p.1239.

263. LCC Mins, 1902, p.40; 1903, p.1371.

264. LCC Mins, 1904, pp.338, 2089; 1905, i, p.2418.

265. GLRO, LCC/AR/Fire Stations/Millwall/AD2/10.

266. LCC/MIN/7298, p.878.

267. LCC Mins, 1931, i, pp.987–8.

268. LCC/MIN/7290, pp.722–3, 822, 847, 851, 926–7, 935.

269. LCC Mins, 1933, i, pp.199, 403–4.

270. LCC Mins, 1935, ii, p.316.

271. LCC Mins, 1937, i, p.739.

272. LCC/MIN/7295, pp.92, 141: LCC Mins, 1936, ii, pp.77–8.

273. LCC Mins, 1957, p.143; 1958, pp.672–3; 1960, pp.176–7: GLC, Housing Service Handbook, Part II, 1974, p.65.

274. LCC Mins, 1929, i, pp.17–18; 1931, i, pp.859–60, 986–7; 1932, ii, p.489: LCC/MIN/7289, pp.958–9.

275. LCC Mins, 1932, ii, p.809; 1933, ii, pp.68, 204; 1934, i, p.582; 1934, ii, p.143: LCC/MIN/7292, pp.31, 68: GLC Mins, 1967, p.657.

276. LCC Mins, 1934, i, pp.303–4; 1934, ii, p.273.

277. LCC Mins, 1935, ii, pp.31–2; 1936, i, p.276: LCC/MIN/7294, p.576.

278. LCC/MIN/7307, p.613.

279. GLC Mins, 1967, pp.185, 657, 775; 1968, p.45; 1969, p.173; Housing Services Handbook, Part II...at 31 March 1974, p.108.

280. The Islander, Dec 1984.

281. Docklands News, April 1984, p.16.

282. The Islander, Dec 1984.

283. AJ, 25 March 1987, p.14: ELA, 10 April 1987, p.7; 18 Dec 1987, p.10; 22 Jan 1988: IoD Neighbourhood News, No.3 [undated], p.2.

284. LDDC News Release, 27 March 1990.

285. Ibid.

286. PBC Mins, 1928–9, p.78.

287. PBC Mins, 1927–8, p.38; 1928–9, pp.252, 307; 1929–30, p.457.

288. PBC Mins, 1928–9, p.307.

289. Pop.1353, p.329.

290. PBC Mins, 1928–9, pp.78, 114, 293; 1929–30, pp.221–2.

291. Pop.1354, p.60.

292. PBC Mins, 1928–9, pp.252, 459.

293. PBC, Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1938, p.158.

294. PBC Mins, 1928–9, pp.150–1: Sheila Fairfield, The Streets of London, 1983, pp.152, 159.

295. PBC Mins, 1928–9, p.78.

296. VFB, 1935, No.74, p.24.

297. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.170; 1945–6, pp.25, 156; 1947–9, p.99.

298. PBC Mins, 1959–60, pp.44, 154–5; 1960–1, p.292.

299. PBC Mins, 1952–3, pp.41, 71; 1953–4, p.50.

300. PBC Mins, 1955–6, pp.60, 74–5.

301. THLHL, uncat. plans, plan dated 7 Oct 1955, revised April 1956.

302. PBC Mins, 1955–6, pp.121–2, 314; 1957–8, p.81.

303. PBC Mins, 1956–7, p.254.

304. See B, 28 May 1920, p.630; 4 June 1920, pp.654, 671.

305. The Architect, 11 March 1921, pp.168–9: Mark Swenarton, Homes fit for Heroes, 1981, pp.49–66, 124–5.

306. Pop.1352, p.34.

307. Ibid, p.225.

308. Ibid, p.34: EEN, 16 Jan 1920, p.5: PRO, HLG 49/194; this thin file, labelled 'Millwall Estate, 1919–25', is the only one to survive in the PRO. It mainly deals with the acquisition of the site, but a Minute Sheet dated 21 Nov 1919 confirms that Baines was responsible for producing the working drawings for the scheme.

309. PRO, HLG 49/194: Pop.1352, pp.27, 46.

310. Pop.1352, p.45: PBC Mins, 1919–20, p.39: EEN, 16 Jan 1920, p.5.

311. PBC Mins, 1930–1, p.34.

312. PBC, Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1938, p.158: John Burnett, A Social History of Housing 1815–1970, 1978, p.222.

313. Pop.1352, p.119: PBC Mins, 1923–4, p.122.

314. PBC Mins, 1919–20, p.71.

315. Local Government Board, Manual on the Preparation of Stateaided Housing Schemes, 1919, p.29.

316. For the debate on parlours see e.g.: Raymond Unwin, Cottage Plans and Common Sense, 1902, p.11: The Garden City, new series, vol.1, No.9, Oct 1906, p.187: Municipal Journal, 26 April 1918, p.448: Tudor Walters Report, 1918, p.25, para.86.

317. See, for example, Unwin, op.cit., pp.3, 5–6.

318. Tudor Walters Report, 1918, p.36, para.144.

319. PBC Mins, 1919–20, pp.187, 218: Fairfield, op.cit., pp.203, 313–14.

320. See, for example, Town Planning Review, vol.1, 1910, pp.193–4; vol.VI, 1915–16, pp.222–5, 238–49: Ministry of Health, Housing Department, Housing, vol.1, 10 Nov 1919, p.122: See also S.Pepper and M.Swenarton, 'Neo-Georgian maison-type: The Liverpool School and the architecture of mass housing', AR, Aug 1980, pp.87–92.

321. PRO, Works 22/10/1 ('Sir Frank Baines').

322. Pepper and Swenarton, op.cit., p.367.

323. Swenarton, op.cit., pp.92–108.

324. Ibid, p.93.

325. Local Government Board, 1919 op.cit., p.30: Tudor Walters Report, 1918, para.146, p.36.

326. Tim Charlesworth, The Architecture of Peckham, 1988, pp.38–9: See also, Bridget Cherry and Nikolaus Pevsner, The Buildings of England, London 2 South, 1983, p.628.

327. Municipal Journal, 28 Sept 1917, p.947: Swenarton, op.cit., pp.55–8: Cherry and Pevsner, op.cit., pp.305–6.

328. Municipal Journal, 26 April 1918, p.448.

329. Local Government Board, 1919 op.cit., p.6.

330. Local Government Board, 1919 op.cit., p.29: Tudor Walters Report, 1918, p.25, para.84.

331. Tudor Walters Report, 1918, p.37, para. 149: Local Government Board, 1919 op.cit., p.30.

332. Pop.1352, p.94.

333. Pop. 1283, p.154.

334. Pop.1352, pp.115, 119–120: PBC Mins, 1923–4, p.204.

335. Pop.1283, pp.139–40.

336. Pop.1352, b/w pp.61–2, p.70.

337. Pop.1352, pp.92–3; Pop.1284, p.124: DSR 1921/72–92.

338. Pop.1284, p.124.

339. LBTH Mins, 1976–7, pp.199, 219; Guide to Housing Estates in 1981, p.44.

340. LBTH Mins, 1971–2, pp.74–5, 128, 279–80, 301: THLHL, LBTH Development Committee Papers, 13 Dec 1972 and 7 Feb 1973.

341. LBTH Mins, 1976–7, pp.199, 219.

CHAPTER XVII (pp.495–547)

Cubitt Town

1. Hermione Hobhouse, Thomas Cubitt: Master Builder, 1971, pp.3–10, 21–3, 97–9, 102.

2. PRO, FO371/91817, pp.7–10.

3. GLRO, MR/UP/176, 180, 184: PP 1837–8 (661), XVI.9, Second Report from Select Committee on Metropolis Improvements, 2 Aug 1838, plan no.31.

4. GLRO, Acc.2636/54/3.

5. GLRO, Acc.2636/54/2.

6. TH 4336: MDR 1863/15/493–4.

7. GLRO, Acc.2636/54/1.

8. DA 3534.

9. TH 4441, pp.5–6; 4445, pp.77–8.

10. TH 4477–9, 4515: Pop.889, specification, March 1865: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 1, lease to Anne Dix, 1864.

11. TH 4485, 4517: MiD, Cubitt Town leases, box 2, lease to John Powell, 1855.

12. TH 4520: Pop.889, specification, March 1865.

13. TH 4477.

14. TH 4478.

15. TH 4439–4526, prelim. pp.

16. TH 4404, 4240, 4479 pp.228, 235.

17. The London Gazette, 1862, pp.3753, 4143, 6408; 1863, p.371.

18. TH 3500–1, 3810: MDR 1864/20/331, 1865/8/433, 1866/7/212, 1878/21/719.

19. TH 3498, 3503.

20. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/99.

21. MiD, Cubitt Town leases, box 2, Oxford Terrace bundle: TH 4285, 4290, 4292, 4294A, 4296, 4313, 4495–6, 4498, 4500, 4502–3, 4515, pp.302, 304.

22. TH 4302, 4360–1, 4366, 4410, 4427–8, 4499–4501, 4517.

23. TH 3548.

24. RB: TH 4247, 4249, 4297, 4301, 4316, 4479, pp.245, 247, 4317, 4368, 4405, 4411, 4520, 4524: MiD, Cubitt Town leases, box 1, 13 Feb, 18 April 1863, 25 Nov 1867: DA 1894, 1936, 2221, 2291, 2358, 2400, 2586, 2627, 2802, 2970.

25. TH 3545, 6821: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 5, lease of 14 Jan 1864.

26. GLRO, Acc.2636/127/4–5: TH 4446–7, 4551: RB.

27. GLRO, Acc.2636/91/4.

28. TH 4449–50: GLRO, Acc.2636/104/1–2.

29. DSR 1854/219–22; 1855/626–7: TH 4233, 4387, 4390, 4401, 4406: RB.

30. DSR 1855/67–116: DA 1808, 1819.

31. GLRO, Acc.2636/103/1.

32. DA 3896.

33. TH 3544–8, 4482–5, 4487, 4490, 4492, 4497, 4499, 4501.

34. DA 1473, 1693, 2220, 2666.

35. MDR 1855/16/570.

36. MDR 1861/9/939: TH 3533.

37. TH 3528, 3535, 3549–50: MDR 1857/2/507–10, 927; 1857/6/123; 1857/7/155, 295–6; 1857/12/29–30; 1858/11/775; 1860/14/958; 1862/4/284–5, 326, 328, 450; 1862/18/583; 1863/5/701, 703; 1863/17/435; 1864/11/564.

38. MDR 1860/17/959; 1862/1/39.

39. DA 1252, 1258.

40. MDR 1858/10/552–4: DA 1422: DSR 1886/165–6: GLRO Photographs, Whiffin 1683.

41. MiD, MDC Deeds Box 5, lease of 27 July 1859.

42. RB.

43. HLRO, HL 1864, vol.9, p.240.

44. MiD, Cubitt Town leases, box 2, lease of 20 Jan 1862.

45. RB.

46. MBW Mins, 1882, i, p.991.

47. MiD, 522, p.458.

48. MiD, 523, p.324; 524, pp.420–1, 432.

49. The A to Z of Victorian London, LTS, 1987, p.56.

50. Pop.791, pp.501–2.

51. THLHL, plan 719.

52. EEN, 28 Oct 1881, p.4; 9 Dec 1881, p.4; 3 Feb 1882, p.4.

53. POD: TH 6074.

54. MDR 1883/17/404; 1884/14/911; 1885/3/115–17; 1885/6/1003; 1885/35/164.

55. MDR 1881/39/921; 1882/33/568; 1882/42/510–11.

56. DA 7249, 8220–1.

57. TH 5733–6: MiD 520, pp.181, 216: DSR 1878/2/37–50, 307–8; 1887/102–8.

58. MiD 520, pp.27, 93, 140: DA 5981, 6376, 6525, 6594, 6643, 6652, 6776: DSR 1883/166–7, 323–6; 1884/392–5: MDR 1882/10/603; 1882/12/111; 1883/15/729–30; 1884/7/422.

59. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/119–20: DA 6582, 6586.

60. DSR 1882/167–70, 543–8; 1883/170–4; 1884/59–60, 247–9: DA 2294, 6647, 6715.

61. MDR 1855/16/570: Land and Building News, 14 June 1856, p.296.

62. DA 5533: Pop. 1077, ff.29, 65v–7.

63. DSR 1924/176, 186.

64. TH 4432: MiD, MDC, schedule of deeds, leasehold bdle 7; Deeds Box 1.

65. MDC 3, p.31; 4, pp.194, 199.

66. THLHL, 653.2, sub Cubitt Arms.

67. MiD, MDC Deeds Box 1.

68. DA S/3071, p.16: PLA Mins, xvi, p.289; xxi, p.154; xxiii, p.217; xxxii, p.194; xlii, p.77; xliv, p.166: POD.

69. TH 4241, 4352, 4477, p.216.

70. PRO, IR58/84620/541; /84622/710.

71. POD: Booth, B346.

72. ELA, 12 Feb 1954, p.11.

73. TH 4476: Land and Building News, 14 June 1856, p.296.

74. EEN, 30 June 1908, p.2.

75. THLHL, cuttings, 653.2.

76. GLRO, Acc.2636/103/1: POD.

77. DA 1809: GLRO, Acc.1636/103/2, 3: POD.

78. GLRO, Acc.2636/75/1, 4–5; 110/1, 3.

79. GLRO, Acc.2636/75/9–18.

80. DSR 1913/63.

81. PBC Mins, 1959–60, p.388: DA 12,915.

82. DA 2221: TH 4247–9, 4317, 4356, 4360, 4479, pp.245–7.

83. IHG 5571, 55122: TH 5027c.

84. EEN, 17 May 1899, p.4: PRO, IR58/84623/811.

85. James Murray, Millwall: Lions of the South, 1988, p.16.

86. TH 5031: THLHL, 653.2 sub George, letter 9 May 1977.

87. DSR 1932/349.

88. DA 11,190.

89. PRO, ADM76/57, Evans to Lethbridge and Mackrell, 13 & 26 Dec 1862.

90. PRO, IR58/84628/1308.

91. TH 4297.

92. PRO, IR58/84628/1370.

93. POD: GLRO, M93/72, pp.646–7.

94. PRO, IR58/84619/478.

95. DA 6711: DSR 1884/38: B, 15 Sept 1883, p.372: BN, 21 Sept 1883, p.xx.

96. Pop.1079, f.241; Pop.1080, ff.5v–6: MBW Mins, 1883, i, pp.667, 1150; ii, p.95.

97. PRO, IR58/84623/875.

98. Pop.810: POD.

99. HLRO, HL 1864, vol.9, p.240.

100. PRO, IR58/84623/854: Booth, B181.

101. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/87, /94/10: PRO, IR58/84623/852: DA 5466.

102. Booth, B169.

103. DSR 1912/214: EEN, 3 Dec 1912, p.1.

104. POD.

105. PBC Mins, 1957–8, p.87.

106. DA 1159: PRO, IR58/84620/589.

107. PDBW, Annual Report, 1890–91, pp.83, 101.

108. MBW Mins, 1867, pp.893, 1114, 1372, 1548; 1880, pp.213, 223–4; 1885, p.426; 1888, pp.164–5, 215–16, 283.

109. PBC Mins, 1927–8, pp.81–2, 132, 213.

110. PDBW, Annual Report, 1889–90, pp.29, 107.

111. PDBW, Annual Report, 1879–80, p.23.

112. The Church Family Newspaper, 30 Dec 1904.

113. Booth, B21, B30.

114. PLA Mins, ii, p.238.

115. GLRO, AR/TP/P79/92.

116. The London Gazette, 1873, p.1650.

117. Charles Mackeson, A Guide to the Churches of London, 1867 edn, p.17.

118. MDR 1868/27/176; 1870/5/245.

119. MDR 1870/5/245.

120. PRO, ED103/109: The Church in the Isle of Dogs, unsourced cutting in IHG scrapbook.

121. The Church in the Isle of Dogs, unsourced cutting in IHG scrapbook.

122. DSR 1871/461: EEN, 6 Dec 1872, p.1.

123. The Architect, 8 June 1872, p.305; 21 Dec 1872, p.347.

124. GL, MS 18,319/39: DSR 1887/238; 1888/196.

125. DSR 1913/65: DA 10,019.

126. LPL 504/209–211: R.Mudie-Smith, The Religious Life of London, 1904, p.45.

127. THLHL, cuttings 223.18, 'Parish of St. John, Isle of Dogs', 5 March 1945.

128. Island Chronicle, Aug 1953, p.4: ELA, 18 Sept 1953, p.4.

129. THLHL, 'St. John's, Isle of Dogs', Parish Magazine, Dec 1947, p.1: Island Chronicle, Aug 1952, p.1.

130. ELA, 9 Dec 1955, p.5; 25 June 1965, p.5.

131. GLRO, Y/SP/88/7/A–F: DSR 1893/229, 1900/65, 1900/230–1: DA 7395, 8702: PRO, ED21/11866.

132. GLRO, AR/TP/P79.

133. DSR 1876/181: Council for the Care of Churches, notes by Basil Clarke.

134. GL, MS 19,224/321.

135. DA 5701.

136. ELA, 13 June 1942, p.5: Island Chronicle, Dec 1955, p.4.

137. MDR 1887/5/595: The Church in the Isle of Dogs, unsourced cutting in IHG scrapbook: DSR 1892/74: DA 878, 7974, 8630.

138. LBTH Mins, 1970–1, pp.498–9: ELA, 14 Jan 1972, p.11; 22 Sept 1972, p.14.

139. The Times, 15 May 1902, p.14e; 17 May 1902, p.9f.

140. PBC Mins, 1901–2, pp.268–71.

141. PBC Mins, 1902–3, pp.130–1, 139.

142. PBC Mins, 1902–3, p.233; Annual Report 1902–3, p.63.

143. PBC Mins, 1902–3, pp.451–2; Annual Report 1903–4, pp.84–5.

144. PBC Mins, 1903–4, pp.81, 152; 1904–5, p.56: Pop.Misc. 15, sub 22 Nov 1904.

145. PBC Annual Report 1904–5, p.48; Mins, 1905–6, p.496.

146. PBC Mins, 1903–4, p.581; 1904–5, p.374.

147. PBC Mins, 1911–12, pp.421–2; 1947–9, p.364; 1949–50, p.157.

148. PBC Mins, 1960–1, pp.61–2, 104, 172, 193, 203, 406.

149. PBC Mins, 1961–2, pp.68, 214, 243, 301, 330; 1962–3, pp.12, 32, 50–1; 1963–4, estimates for 1964–5, unpaginated.

150. SBL Mins, v, 1874–5, pp.58, 858, 1170: PRO, ED21/11862.

151. SBL Mins, V, pp.1167, 1189: B, 2 Oct 1875, p.896.

152. SBL Mins, VI, 1875–6, p.1021: PRO, ED21/11862.

153. SBL Mins, IX, 1878, p.701; XI, 1879, pp.127, 255, 569: XIII, 1880, p.441: PRO, ED21/11862: BN, 4 July 1879, p.32.

154. SBL Mins, XIX, 1883, pp.315–16; XX, 1883–4, p.229: B, 22 Dec 1883, p.845: PRO, ED21/11862.

155. SBL Mins, June—Nov 1895, p.1346; Dec 1895–May 1896, pp.8, 1127; June—Nov 1896, p.1568; Dec 1896—May 1897, pp.54, 1524; June—Nov 1897, pp.768, 772–3: BN, 13 March 1896, p.406: DSR 1896/146–54: PRO, ED21/11862.

156. PRO, ED21/35092: LCC Mins, 1929, ii, pp.122–3.

157. PRO, ED21/35092: LCC Mins, 1935, i, p.127.

158. LCC Mins, 1938, i, pp.260, 562; 1938, ii, p.473.

159. LCC Mins, 1953, p.438.

160. ILEA, Education Committee Mins, 1969–70, pp.189, 390: ELA, 13 March 1970, p.40.

161. LBTH Mins, 1968–9, p.514.

162. LCC Mins, 1953, p.438; 1955, pp.86, 503.

163. ELA, 3 March 1972, p.5.

164. GLRO, Acc.2636/55/20.

165. DA 6144: B, 16 May 1879, p.926.

166. Booth, B172: PRO, ED21/11862.

167. ELA, 23 Dec 1955, p.13: PBC Mins, 1955–6, p.154: London City Mission Magazine, March—April 1956, pp.212–16.

168. DSR 1881/436; 1883/61.

169. PRO, IR58/44657/4239.

170. POD.

171. DA 2064: foundation stone re-erected at junction of Grosvenor Wharf Road and Saunders Ness Road: THLHL, cuttings 224.3.

172. THLHL, cuttings 224.3: OS 1867–70.

173. IHG, Churches, C24.

174. THLHL, cuttings 224.3.

175. DSR 1878(pt2)/53; 1891/115: OS 1895.

176. THLHL, cuttings 224.3: DSR 1904/124; 1905/60: Trinity Methodist Mission archives, no.71 (plans and photograph).

177. IHG, Churches, C20, 26.

178. THLHL, cuttings 224.3: information supplied by the Leicester Central Library.

179. Trinity Methodist Mission archives, no.71 (plans and photograph).

180. Alfred Blomfield, A Memoir of Charles James Blomfield, D.D., Bishop of London, 1863, vol.1, pp.234, 237.

181. GLRO, Acc.2636/19/87.

182. DSR 1852/100: MBO 30, ff.31–9.

183. MBO 80, ff.524–5.

184. GLRO, Acc.2636/19/10.

185. MDR 1855/5/708.

186. GL, MS 19,244/67: Mackeson, op.cit., 1867 edn, p.17.

187. The London Gazette, 1860, p.644.

188. MBO 30, ff.31–9: The Architect's, Engineer's, and Building-Trades' Directory, 1868, p.121.

189. Mackeson, op.cit., 1866 edn, p.8: John Timbs, Curiosities of London, 1868, p.157.

190. EEN, 23 May 1911, p.8.

191. Mackeson, op.cit., 1866 edn, p.8.

192. BN, 24 May 1907, p.40.

193. DSR 1906/34; 1907/123: EEN, 24 May 1907, p.6; 4 May 1909, p.5.

194. Basil Clarke, The Parish Churches of London, 1966, p.166; Church Times, 30 Sept 1955.

195. ELA, 27 Feb 1981, p.15: Church Times, 18 Nov 1983: Information kindly supplied by the Rev. Nicholas Holtam.

196. EEN, 24 May 1907, p.6; 3 Nov 1914, p.4.

197. GLRO, Acc.2636/19/11: GL, MS 19,244/67.

198. DSR 1914/55.

199. EEN, 16 June 1914, p.8; 3 Nov 1914, p.4.

200. Island Chronicle, Aug 1952, p.1.

201. ELA, 25 June 1965, p.5.

202. DA S/053783: ELA, 19 Nov 1971, p.3; 24 March 1972, p.6.

203. LPL, Tait 440 (Fulham Papers), f.343.

204. PRO, ED103/101, pp.315ff: GLRO, Y/SP/88/I/A-D: DA 3188.

205. PRO, ED4/92: SBL Mins, vi, 1875–6, pp.858, 881, 1044, 1267–8.

206. PRO, ED21/11861: SBL Mins, XXVIII, 1887–8, pp.547, 576, 729.

207. PRO, ED21/11861: SBL Mins, XXX, 1888–9, pp.269–70; XXXI, 1889, pp.162, 521, 742; XXXII, 1889–90, p.527; xxxv, 1891, p.940.

208. PRO, IR58/84624/989.

209. LCC Mins, 1908, i, p.748; 1909, ii, pp.348–9, 763; 1910, i, p.745.

210. LCC Mins, 1913, ii, p.1272; 1914, ii, pp.33, 782.

211. PRO, ED21/35091, 57197: LCC Mins, 1935, i, p.294; 1936, i, pp.504–5, 595: Education, 29 April 1938, pp.84–6.

212. LCC Mins, 1949, p.352; 1950, pp.173, 315, 481: B, 2 April 1954, pp.591–6: ELA, 2 Nov 1951, p.8; 13 June 1952, p.4.

213. ELA, 7 Aug 1970, p.4: A Souvenir History of St Luke's School Isle of Dogs, Island History Trust, undated, p.6.

214. MDR 1875/5/796.

215. B, 1872, p.734: DSR 1875/112: DA 5494.

216. PRO, IR58/84657/4202.

217. DSR 1885/261; 1891/190: DA 6877.

218. LCC Mins, 1919, p.492; 1920, ii, pp.364–5, 835, 845, 908, 937; 1952, p.663; 1964–5, p.1310.

219. Pop.1133, pp.299, 308, 312: LCC Mins, 1924, ii, p.753.

220. PBC Mins, 1924–5, pp.132, 289, 313: EEN, 3 July 1925, p.3.

221. PBC, Open-Air Swimming Bath, Millwall Recreation Ground, 26 June 1925.

222. LCC Mins, 1924, ii, p.753: PBC Mins, 1923–4, p.361.

223. PBC Mins, 1929–30, pp.25, 106–7, 345, 434; 1933–4, p.341.

224. MiD, MDC Deeds Box 5, conveyance of 18 June 1936.

225. AF, 21 Oct 1992, pp.61–6.

226. RB.

227. POD.

228. DSR 1878/1/207; 1879/509: DA 6212.

229. MDR 1883/21/945.

230. DA 7520.

231. PRO, IR58/84618/347: VFB, 1935, No.2, pp.7–10.

232. POD: LBTH Mins, 1967–8, pp.366–7, 417.

233. TH 5740: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6.

234. 45 & 46 Vic, c.36: MiD 6070007/2: GLRO, MR/UP/1316.

235. MDC 519, pp.42, 93: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6.

236. MiD, 'Memoir of F.E.Duckham', unpublished, pp.11–12: PRO, BT31/1760/6574: E.Sargent, 'Frederic Eliot Duckham and the Millwall Docks (1868–1909)', Transactions of the Newcomen Society, vol.60, 1988–9, pp.50–2.

237. PRO, BT31/1760/6574.

238. MDC 523, p.232: PLA Mins, xiv, p.152; xvii, p.105; xx, p.44; xxiv, p.406; xxv, pp.20, 190; xxx, p.444.

239. DSR 1874/346, 1875/433–5: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: VFB, 1935, No.68, pp.1 2.

240. DSR 1876/283–4, 1877/143, 174, 324: GLRO, MR/UP/1316: VFB, 1935, No.68, pp.1–8.

241. DSR, 1880/511, 1881/364, 1883/87, 442, 549: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6: VFB, 1935, No.68, pp.1–8.

242. EWIDC 459, p.361.

243. MiD 519, pp.137, 417: MDC 520, pp.52, 68: MDC Deeds Box 6.

244. PLA Mins, xxiv, p.406; xxv, pp.20, 190: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6.

245. DSR 1891/22, 1899/100, 1906/219–20: MDC 523, p.232: NMM, RTS/GSW/EFR/B/1/1, Minute book 2, 16 Aug 1918: VFB, 1935, No.68, pp.1–12.

246. PLA Mins, xxxvii, pp.11, 77; xl, p.381: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 6.

247. MiD, MDC Deeds Box 5.

248. MiD, MDC Deeds Box 3: PLA Mins, x, p.144: TH 5740.

249. DSR 1899/174, 276–8: VFB, 1935, No.2, p.1: MiD, aerial photograph of Millwall Docks, c1931–3.

250. PLA Mins, xli, p.122; xlii, p.195.

251. PLA Mins, xlvi, p.62; xlix, p.277; lv, p.245.

252. TH 5740.

253. GLRO, MR/UP/1316.

254. DSR 1916/103.

255. PRO, BT31/7929/56873; 16645/70236.

256. DA 5120.

257. MDC 520, p.340: DA 7174: DSR 1890/238.

258. POD.

259. PRO, IR58 84623/823: VFB, 1935, No.1, pp.6–7.

260. DA 8913: PBC Mins, 1901–2, p.204.

261. NMR. BL 28256: PRO, IR58/84623/824.

262. PLA Mins, xliv, p.275.

263. GLRO, Acc.2636/89/1.

264. DA 5021, 5120.

265. PRO, IR58/84623/825–6.

266. DA 12764: POD.

267. GLRO, Acc.2636/89/2: DSR 1872/209: DA 6963.

268. POD: DSR 1893/285; 1919/37.

269. TH 3517 DA 5315.

270. DSR 1900/151–3: VFB. folio series, No.1, pp.13–14.

271. POD.

272. DSR 1883/446–51: DA 6688.

273. PRO, IR58/84623/812–16: POD.

274. MDC 548. p. 161; 553, pp.122, 163.

275. MDC 553. pp. 174, 178, 389; 519, p.52.

276. MDC 519, pp.106, 118, 149, 158; 550, p.246: MiDS 3095, pp.5–6 MiDD 6880037: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 5: Engineering, 7 April 1882, pp.339–41: Sargent, op.cit., pp.53–4.

277. Pop.790, pp 59–60: PDBW, Annual Report, 1895–6, pp.279–82: MDC 519. pp.277, 323–4; 521, pp.122, 136, 238, 301, 303, 405, 445, 522, pp. 54, 155; 536, p.120: Evening News, 26 June 1900, p.2: Investors Guardian, Aug 1900.

278. PBC, Annual Report, 1904–5, pp.40–6: MDC 522, p.459; 523, pp.2, 170, 198, 208, 219, 227, 256, 272, 275, 310, 312, 319, 351, 359, 372, 433; 539, pp.89, 362, 388; 541, pp.4, 64: MiDD 6880037: The Times, 26 Feb 1904, p.13.

279. PLA Mins, i, 20 Jan 1910, no.2, 24 Feb 1910, no.5/2.

280. Newcastle Leader, 24 Feb 1891.

281. MDC 520, pp.290, 346: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 3: OS 1894–6: DSR 1897/215: Murray, op.cit., pp.11–17.

282. Booth, B169, p.79.

283. MDC 521, pp.251, 256, 259, 287–8; 522, pp.10, 27, 58, 104, 214, 292; 536, p.168: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 1: Football Star, 14 Nov 1900: GLRO, Acc.2636/90/1–3: DSR 1901/141: Murray, op.cit., pp 57–9.

284. PLA Mins, x, pp.78, 198; xxi, p.301; xxix, p.258: MiDS 2347, p.27.

285. PLA Mins, xxx, p.26: NMR, RAF aerial photo RV/PT4/106G/UK/720/6479 (1945).

286. PLA Mins, liii, p.198; lvi, pp.141, 148; lvii, pp.155, 160; lviii, p.146: MiDD 6512204, 6623437, 6702257, 6702294, 6702305, 6702358, 6702381.

287. PLA Mins, lxiv, b/w pp.20–1, 101–2; lxv, b/w pp.119–20; lxvi, b/w pp.41–2, 80–1, p.75; lxvii, b/w pp.113–14, 147–8; lxix, b/w pp.95–6: ELA, 24 Dec 1976; 2 Sept 1977: Docklands Magazsne, Feb 1989, pp.40–3.

288. H.Charles Hawkins, The Story of Hawkins and Tipson Ropemakers, [1959]. p 6.

289. MDR 1882/31/334: GLRO, Acc.2636/55/115.

290. GLRO, Acc.2636/56/4. 8.

291. DA 6477: DSR 1882/30–4, 579, 618, 689: MBW Mins, 1881, ii, p.872: VFB, 1935, No.68, p.16.

292. DSR 1883/86, 1884/1–2,397.

293. DSR 1888/246, 1890/250, 1892/201.

294. Hawkins, op.cit., p 9: DSR 1898/30, 1900/126, 135, 1905/17, 1906/218.

295. Hawkins, op.cit., pp.18–19: MiD, 524, pp.84, 86–7, 89–90.

296. Hawkins, op.cit., pp.6, 11: Daily Telegraph, 3 Feb 1932, p.5.

297. DA 10,146: DSR 1915/35.

298. GLRO, Acc.2636/20/28.

299. Hawkins, op.cit., pp.12–13.

300. DA 11,234 EEN, 3 June 1938, p.1.

301. DA 11,697: DSR 1938/2.

302. PBC Mins, 1937–8, p.234: DA 11,679.

303. VFB, No.132, p.4.

304. VFB, No 127b. p.44.

305. LBTH Mins, 1970–1, pp.589–90; 1971–2, p.196: ELA, 26 May 1972, p.13.

306. GLRO, Acc 2636/56/15: DA 9313: PRO, IR58/84630/1568.

307. ELO, 9 April 1910, p.6: EEN, 11 May 1915, p.3.

308. EEN, 27 Feb 1914, p.6: DA 10,059.

309. DA 10,769, 11,761.

310. CLNC Mins, QQ, pp.306–7, 377, 405; RR, pp.44–5, 94–5, 101–2, 112–13, 169, 192–3, 207; VV, pp.117–18, 331–3, 425–6, 953.

311. RB:TH 4448, 4452, 4456, 4459, 4505.

312. GLRO, Acc.2636/127/6.

313. RB: TH 4325.

314. RB: TH 4238, 4265, 4454, 4460, 4509.

315. RB: TH 4253, 4351, 4462, 4464–6, 4468–9, 4471, 4473: GLRO, Acc.2636/124/1.

316. CLNC Mins, WW, pp.455–6, 696–7, 748–9, 773; AD, pp.373–4, 464.

317. MiD, PLA contracts, 14, ff.374–7.

318. CLNC Mins, YY, pp.155–9, 179, 267–8, 270–1, 351, 381–2, 549.

319. GLRO, Acc.2636/92/7.

320. CLNC Mins, YY, pp.610, 705, 721, 743, 755, 773–4; Mins, ZZ, pp.121–2, 168–9, 171–2. 235, 265, 412; Mins, AB, pp.337–8, 640–2, 653–5, 666; Mins, AC, pp.38–40; Mins, AG, pp.385–6; Mins, AH, pp.172–3: DSR 1851/198–9, 343–4: OS 1867.

321. RB: TH 4326, 4445, 4504.

322. POD: Engineering, vol.20, 1875, p.115; 22, 1876, p.319.

323. DSR 1874/269, 361: MBW Mins, 1874, ii, pp.31, 637.

324. TC Mins, vol.S, pp.487, 500, 529, 543; 1, pp.233, 482; 2, pp.345, 519; 3, p.68.

325. DSR 1893/175: DA 7369: TC Mins, vol.10, p.489: OS 1896: VFB, 1935, No.56, p.5.

326. LCC Mins, 1903, pp.402–3; 1904, ii, p.2080.

327. PLA Mins, xiii, p.196; xiv, p.465.

328. PLA Mins, xxiii, p.216; xxv, p.77.

329. PLA Mins, xxvi, p.98; xxvii, p.142: DA 11,420: DSR 1936/936, 1937/929.

330. PLA Mins, xxxiii, p.63: VFB, No.127B.

331. PLA Mins, xxxii, p.223; xliv, p.78.

332. DA S/046909.

333. PLA Mins, lii, p.202; liv, p.162: POD.

334. PLA Mins, lv, p.217: POD.

335. ILEA, PT/DC/05/20218.

336. GLRO, Acc.2636/92/19.

337. RB: POD: TH 4452: GLRO, Acc.2636/92/1–4.

338. MDR 1890/24/663.

339. DSR 1890/212, 1891/107, 130, 1892/40: DA 7247: PRO, IR58/84630/1553: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.22.

340. GLRO, Acc.2636/92/19.

341. Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.22: DA 11,891, 11,929.

342. GLRO, Acc.2636/92/18–19.

343. RB.

344. POD.

345. TH 4339.

346. POD.

347. PRO, BT31/2273/10905.

348. Pop.790, pp.216–18, 232, 254, 283: EEN, 3 Feb 1880, p.2; 10 Feb 1880, p.3.

349. DSR 1906/143, 230: GLRO, Acc.2636/92/10: VFB, folio series, No.1, p.52.

350. POD.

351. DA 11,784: GL, MS 14,944/40, pp.111–13.

352. POD.

353. MDR 1845/10/818.

354. DSR 1845/1/5.

355. DSR 1845/156.

356. RB: OS 1867: MBO, plan no.21.

357. B.H.Cowper, A Descriptive and Statistical Account of Millwall, commonly called The Isle of Dogs, p.72.

358. MDR 1865/8/327: GLRO, Acc.2636/92/5: TH 4303.

359. POD: EEN, 3 Feb 1880, p.2.

360. MDR 1881/13/496: PRO, BT 31/2762/15045; /2790/15247; /3182/18485.

361. DSR 1881/368, 477, 609–11; 1882/202–3; 1885/267; 1887/63.

362. The Parliamentary Debates, fourth series, vol.182, 27 Aug 1907, co.395: Daily Graphic, 13 Sept 1907, p.8.

363. PRO, BT31/3182/18485.

364. PRO, BT31/7380/52394: POD.

365. Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.22.

366. GLRO, Acc.2636/92/10–17.

367. POD.

368. DA S/055005–13: Property and Investment, Aug 1987, p.33.

369. POD: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.22.

370. POD: DA 12,626.

371. POD: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.22.

372. PLA Mins, xvii, p.149; xx, p.174: PBC Mins, 1923–4, p.83; 1924–5, p.289; 1927–8, p.213.

373. Thames Topics, March 1975.

374. PRO, ADM76/57.

375. Ibid.

376. PRO, ADM71/56; ADM76/57.

377. PRO, ADM76/57; ADM169/835.

378. PRO, ADM67/101, p.246.

379. PRO, ADM65/109, Specification of the works to be done in erecting the new Wall next the River Thames in the Poplar level... (June 1850).

380. Ibid.

381. PRO, ADM76/57.

382. Ibid.

383. Ibid.

384. Ibid.

385. PRO, ADM 169/835.

386. Ibid.

387. PRO, IR58/84624, 84627–8.

388. PRO, ADM76/57; IR58/84628/1308.

389. PRO, ADM76/57; ADM65/105.

390. PRO, ADM71/11, f.213 and inserts, 237–8.

391. DSR 1882/167–70, 543–8, 589–92.

392. PRO, MEPO5/37; MEPO2/898, p.3.

393. PRO, MEPO2/898: R.L.O.Pearson, A.B.McHardy and T.Bond, Report on the Condition of the Metropolitan Police Stations, 1881.

394. McHardy and Bond, op.cit.

395. Ibid, p.18: PRO, MEPO9/85.

396. PRO, MEPO9/85; IR58/84627: Information supplied by Metropolitan Police.

397. PRO, ADM65/110.

398. J.J.Sexby, Opening of Island Gardens, Poplar by Mr W. Crooks, 1895, p.2.

399. Census, 1871, 1881: PRO, ADM169/184: POD: Pop.804, Valuation List (South District): NMM, photographs C 7859/a.

400. THLHL, photographs, 850.22 (1899): DA 1927: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, key plan.

401. Sexby, op.cit., p.1.

402. PRO, ADM169/184.

403. PRO, ADM169/184: Sexby, op.cit., pp.2–3: LCC Mins, 1894, pp.207, 566.

404. LCC Mins, 1895, p.445: Sexby, op.cit., p.3.

405. English Heritage, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest, Part 17, G1052, (1988).

406. THLHL, LBTH Technical Services report Island Gardens Improvements (2 Sept 1986).

407. POD: RB: MDR 1864/9/204, 1865/7/487: PRO, ADM 169/835: MiD, TC Plan no.1100431.

408. PRO, ADM76/57, Applications for Wharves etc; BT31/1036/1756C: POD.

409. B, 23 Nov 1861, p.809.

410. POD: The Mill-Stone, the magazine of The British Oil & Cake Mills Ltd/Loders & Nucoline Ltd, Sept 1964, p.360: ELA, 5 May 1972, p.48.

411. POD: GLRO, MBW 2736: PRO, BT31/4014/25550.

412. PRO, BT31/4900/32608.

413. POD: PRO, BT31/4308/27989, /5013/3360, /6187/43838, /7645/54563, /8409/61164.

414. POD: GLRO, MBW 2736: PRO, BT31/15936/56472: DSR 1898/54, 231.

415. PRO, BT31/16496/67633.

416. Ibid.

417. PRO, BT31/23817/148426.

418. PRO, BT31/23817/148426: Companies House, Pure Products Ltd file.

419. GL, MSS 14,944/19, p.313, /20, p.626, /21, p.230.

420. POD.

421. Kentish Mail and Greenwich and Deptford Observer, 8 Aug 1902: MBW 2660, Poplar and Greenwich Ferry Roads, it. 18, p.1; LCC Mins, 1903, pp.402–3: PRO, RAIL227/127, para.1836.

422. GL, MSS 14,944/21, p.108; /28, p.335: MiD, TC Plan no.1100465.

423. POD: DA S/047104–9: LBTH Mins, 1969–70, pp.135, 155: GL, MS 14,944/43, p.285.

424. LCC Mins, 1896, pp.538–9, 595–6.

425. GLRO, MR/UP/43.

426. 40 & 41 Vic, c.64.

427. LCC Mins, 1896, p.598.

428. Kentish Mail and Greenwich and Deptford Observer, 8 Aug 1902.

429. 60 & 61 Vic, c.224.

430. LCC, New Subway for foot passengers between Millwall and Greenwich, 1902, p.7.

431. LCC Mins, 1901, pp.635–6.

432. London Borough of Greenwich, Borough Engineer's Department, Drawing No.S1346/FT, FT1 4.5, 82543.

433. BN, 8 May 1903, pp.645–6.

434. LCC Mins, 1901, p.1417.

435. LCC Mins, 1904, p.2992.

436. London Borough of Greenwich, Borough Engineer's Department, folder of notes and cuttings 'Greenwich and Woolwich Foottunnels FT1 and FT2'.

437. LCC/MIN/2760, p.691.

438. W.C.Copperthwaite, 'The Greenwich Footway Tunnel', Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 1901–1902, vol.CL, p.2.

439. LCC Mins, 1897, p.94; 1900, pp.696–7.

440. LCC Mins, 1902, p.1135.

441. LCC, L.C.C. Bridges, 1914, pp.117–18.

442. LCC/MIN/1280, p.313.

443. LCC/MIN/1279, p.350: PRO, RAIL385:49:X/MO8642.

444. PRO, ADM169/835.

445. H.C.Wilks, George Green's School 1828–1978, 1979, pp.162–3: There is a good account of the building in Ron Ringshall et al., The Urban School: Buildings for Education in London 1870–1980, 1983, pp.176–9, 211–13.

446. TH 4324, 4341: MDR 1862/19/419: DA 2129.

447. MDR 1862/19/420; 1863/16/146.

448. MDR 1863/9/511; 1865/5/788; 1873/11/69–70; 1879/18/103.

449. THLHL, pamphlet 966.1, Sale Particulars, 1885–1906.

450. PRO, BT31/7979/57333; /8595/62609; /9727/72452; /10091/7546.

451. GL, MS 14,944/11, pp.640–3.

452. Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.23: VFB, No.1, p.27: DSR 1934/412: NMR, RAF aerial photo RV/PT4/106G/UK/720/6230 (1945).

453. ELA, 28 March 1975, p.3; 25 March 1977, p.36.

454. TH 4322.

455. MDR 1865/5/788; 1865/10/448; 1875/11/69–70: TH 4354: RB: POD.

456. GLRO, MBW 2738: RB: POD.

457. POD: DSR 1888/27, 106, 232; 1889/177; 1890/93; 1912/203: DA 7404: GLRO, Acc.2636/53/8.

458. LCC/FB/GEN/2/69, 17 May 1936: GL, MS 14,944/46, pp.247–9: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.23.

459. MiD, MDC Deeds Box 5, conveyance of 27 July 1859.

460. MDR 1863/16/146: POD: RB.

461. MDR 1863/16/146: Pop.1071, p.31: OS 1873.

462. MDR 1864/5/659; 1864/6/191: TH 4353.

463. GLRO, Acc.2636/124/1–2.

464. Engineering, 22 Oct 1880, p.347: BN, 22 Oct 1880, p.489: EEN, 22 Oct 1880, p.[3].

465. GLRO, MBW 2738.

466. GLRO, Acc.2636/124/3: GL, MS 17,868, p.22: PRO, BT31/3585/22012.

467. PLA Mins, vol.xxv, p.212: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.23.

468. TH 4325: B, 7 Jan 1854, p.2.

469. B, 7 Jan 1854, pp.2–4.

470. Hobhouse, op.cit., p.102: TH 4340.

471. THLHL, pamphlet 966.1, Sale Particulars, 1885–1906.

472. MDR 1882/30/588.

473. MDR 1882/30/587.

474. DSR 1880/589; 1881/248–9, 251, 255–7, 352, 359; 1882/702–8; 1883/26, 335; 1884/376, 402; 1885/129, 179–81; 1887/109–17, 251, 257–8; 1888/258.

475. The London Gazette, 1891, pp.193, 203: The Times, 17 March 1891, p.5f.

476. GL, MS 14,944/10, p.366.

477. POD: OS 1967.

478. MDR 1877/26/365.

479. C.H.Jordan, Particulars of Dry Docks, Wet Docks, Wharves, etc., on the Thames, 2nd edn, 1904, pp.6–7: Pop.788, pp.489–90, 495: MDR 1881/36/217: GL, MS 17,868, pp.22, 43.

480. PLA Mins, iv, p.14.

481. GLRO, MBW 2736: THLHL, pamphlet 966.1, Sale Particulars, 1885–1906.

482. PRO, IR58/84624/960/2.

483. Stratford Express, 18 May 1962: POD.

484. GLRO, Acc.2636/62/1.

485. PRO, BT31/1060/1887.

486. THLHL, pamphlet 966.1, Sale Particulars, 1885–1906.

487. GL, MS 14,943/15, pp.209, 238: Pop.889: GLRO, Acc.2636/62/4.

488. DSR 1902/137–42; 1903/13, 48, 121–59; 1906/129: DA 8921, 9028.

489. PRO, BT31/16514/67869; BT34/2958/67869.

490. GLRO, MBW 2736.

491. THLHL, pamphlet 966.1, Sale Particulars, 1885–1906.

492. Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.24: DSR 1906/129.

493. LCC/MIN/8635, 26 May 1927, p.25: DSR 1927/96.

494. THLHL, pamphlet 966.1, Sale Particulars, 1885–1906: PRO, IR58/84624/959.

495. TH 4459, 4460, 4467, 4278, 4280: Cowper, op.cit., p.73.

496. TH 4270.

497. PDBW, Annual Report, 1877–8, p.30.

498. POD.

499. Pop.889.

500. Pop.889: GLRO, Acc.2636/20/32.

501. Goad, 1927 and 1963 series, vol.G, p.24: VFB, 1935, No.1, p.19.

502. DSR 1936/230–4, 357–8.

503. NMR, RAF aerial photo RV/PT4/106G/UK720/6477 (1945): Plan of Dudgeon's Wharf, 28 Jan 1953, in possession of Survey of London: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.24: GL, MS 14,944/46, pp.256, 291.

504. PRO, BK4/7.

505. TH 4471, 4347, 4331.

506. DA 1863, 1952, 1964, 2019: BN, 4 July 1862, p.17.

507. BN, 24 Dec 1880, p.27.

508. THLHL, undated cutting from ELO.

509. BN, 24 Dec 1880, p.27.

510. PRO, BT31/14439/6330.

511. Pop.889: GLRO, Acc.2636/20/32.

512. Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.24: VFB, 1935, No.2, p.43.

513. TH 4330, 4342, 4466, 4469: RB.

514. MDR 1867/23/739: RB: POD.

515. TH 4236, 4253.

516. S.Pollard, 'The decline of shipbuilding on the Thames', part I, Economic History Review, 2nd series, vol.III, 1950–1, p.75.

517. MDR 1871/5/503–4.

518. MDR 1875/24/47; 1876/31/276: Frank C.Bowen, 'Shipbuilders of Other Days', Shipbuilding and Shipping Record, 13 July 1950, p.53.

519. THLHL, 901.2, Sale Particulars, Cubitt Town Ship-Building Yard, July 1880: GL, MS 14,943/8, p.148; 14,943/9, pp.81, 108.

520. GLRO, Acc.2636/20/5.

521. GL, MS 14,944/8, pp.186–8.

522. GL, MS 14,944/45, p.125: Plan, 28 Jan 1953, in possession of Survey of London.

523. LBTH Mins, 1976–7, pp.191–2, 198–9, 218, 219; 1980–1, pp.125, 154.

524. THLHL, 975.2 Newton v. Cubitt, pp.32, 37.

525. TC Mins, vol.7, pp.133–4, 437.

526. TH 4265, 4271, 4329, 4332, 4375, 4378: MDR 1857/13/277: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 5, deed 27 July 1859.

527. TH 4351.

528. P.Barry, Dockyard Economy and Naval Power, 1863, p.299.

529. Pollard, op.cit., p.82: RB.

530. PRO, BT31/2079/9249: POD.

531. GL, MS 14,943/9, p.21.

532. GL, MS 14,943/9, pp.64, 82; /10, pp.183, 185, 193, 204; /11, p.200; /13, pp.178, 189; /15, p.53.

533. TH 4403, 4409, 4375, 4454.

534. TH 4375, 4403: GLRO, Acc.2636/92/6.

535. MiD, MDC Schedule of Deeds, p.2; TC Plan no.6480001.

536. TH 8171, lease of 20 Dec 1872.

537. PRO, BT34/312/17515; BT31/3071/17515.

538. GL, MS 14,943/15, pp.194–5.

539. GL, MS 14,943/16, pp.86–7; /17, p.151.

540. TH 4468, 4279.

541. MDR 1875/12/790.

542. GL, MS 14,943/17, p.211: MiD, MDC Deeds Box 4, Bdle Reg 1a, p.8.

543. GL, MS 14,943/17, p.151; /18, pp.6, 58, 120, 140, 155: DA 8837.

544. GL, MS 14,943/18, pp.120, 140, 155, 183, 212.

545. GL, MS 14,944/2, p.135; /3, p.277: MiD 524, Book 8, p.465.

546. GL, MS 15,944/5, p.299; /6, pp.95–6, 165, 194, 326; /10, pp.417–18; /11, p.80.

547. PLA Mins, lv, p.298.

548. TH 4234.

549. TH 4273, 4469.

550. THLHL, 901.2, cutting.

551. THLHL 901.2, Robert Baillie to Westwood & Co., 6 May 1959.

552. MDR 1865/11/799–800; 1866/10/82; 1871/12/887: POD.

553. POD: Engineering, 9 March 1888, pp.229–30.

554. PRO, BT31/5164/34897: Westminster Budget, 20 Oct 1893, p.37.

555. GLRO, Acc.2636/58/7.

556. MiD 521, 29 April, 27 May, 9 Aug 1898, pp.233, 236, 246.

557. Plan in possession of Survey of London: MiD, Yarrow Collection photographs.

558. BN, 5 April 1901, p.469.

559. Daily Graphic, 14 March 1908, p.5: Alistair Borthwick et al., Yarrows: 1865–1977, 1977, pp.30–1: Philip Banbury, Shipbuilders of the Thames and Medway, 1971, p.301.

560. GLRO, Acc.2636/20/25.

561. Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.26: GL, MS 14,944/15, pp.41, 46.

562. Daily Telegraph, 15 Sept 1936, p.28.

563. GL, MS 14,944/43, p.148.

564. Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.26.

565. ELA, 11 Aug 1972, p.9; 13 May 1977, p.15.

566. EEN, 5 May 1885, p.3: ILN, 23 Nov 1844, p.331: ELO, 24 Sept 1910, p.7.

567. TH 4231, 4238, 4461.

568. TH 4402, 4412, 4469, 4473.

569. P.Barry, The Dockyards and the Private Shipyards of the Kingdom, 1863, p.63.

570. DSR 1853/238, 250, 367; 1854/44–5: DA 13/3493, 1378, 1909, 2086.

571. GLRO, MBW 2739.

572. PRO, BT31/3530/21537: EEN, 25 April 1893, p.[4]; 5 May 1893, p.[2]; 25 Aug 1893, p.[4]: Engineering, 1 Sept 1893, p.273.

573. MDR 1897/20/348: PRO, BT31/5608/39055.

574. GL, MS 14,944/19, p.616; /20, p.624: Sidney Heaton, 'British Automobiles and the Overseas Markets: Aids to the Development of the Export Trade', Industrial World, Sept 1930, pp.22–3.

575. GL, MS 14,944/42, p.110; /43, pp.63, 74, 101, 383;/45,pp.127, 466: GLRO, Acc.2636/123/1.

576. LCC Mins, 1958, p.671.

577. GLRO, M93/32, p.497: Universal Magazine, Feb 1767.

578. GLRO, M93/33, pp. 145–6.

579. GLRO, M93/33, pp.291–2; MR/LV/7/35.

580. GLRO, MR/LV/8/25, pp.16–17.

581. RB.

582. THLHL, 653.2, cutting dated 18 July 1766: GLRO, M93/39, pp.508–9.

583. Thomas Pennant, A Journey from London to the Isle of Wight, vol.1, 1801, p.23.

584. THLHL, 653.2, cutting dated 1788.

585. GLRO, M93/42, pp.387–9: RB.

586. Pop.503, p.109.

587. GLRO, PCS80.

588. GL, 'Fisher's Folly House', watercolour by C.Tomkins, c1798: MiD, Blackwall Parish Portfolio, sheet No.7, 'The Folly House', watercolour, c1800; 'The Folly House, Blackwall', pencil sketch, c1820.

589. CLNC Mins, HH, pp.431–2, 461: DA 1855.

590. Lady Yarrow, Alfred Yarrow: His Life and Work, 1928 edn, pp.12, 22–31: Borthwick, op.cit., pp.7–8: Banbury, op.cit., p.296.

591. Lady Yarrow, op.cit., pp.33, 42–3: PRO, BT31/15744/51710.

592. MDR 1875/11/1096: Borthwick, op.cit., p.12.

593. MiD, Cubitt Town leases, box 1, lease 29 June 1866: MDR 1878/24/1011.

594. MDR 1875/20/795.

595. MDR 1861/10/459: RB.

596. Pop.1076, p.14: DA 5147, 5162.

597. Lady Yarrow, op.cit., pp.38, 47.

598. DSR 1875/429; 1879/359; 1880/409, 459, 764; 1881/143; 1882/79, 721; 1883/311, 441; 1884/360; 1885/150–2, 219, 284, 322, 389; 1887/243; 1892/172; 1896/230: DA 3786, 5162, 6262, 6309, 6874, 6879, 6918.

599. Borthwick, op.cit., pp.12–13: Pop.791, p.62.

600. THLHL, 901.2, F.Banfield, 'Mr A. F. Yarrow at Poplar', Cassell's Family Magazine, c1897, p.475.

601. Banbury, op.cit., pp.296–301.

602. TH 4412: ELO, 24 Sept 1910.

603. MiD 521, pp.233, 236, 246: GLRO, Acc.2636/58/7.

604. MiD, Cubitt Town leases, box 1, lease of 30 Oct 1905.

605. GLRO, MBW 2740.

606. VFB, 1935, No.68, p.36: PLA Mins, xv, p.21: DSR 1923/300.

607. VFB, No.84, p. 1.

608. GL, MS 14,944/10, pp.334–6;/11, pp.133, 400;/16, p.452.

609. DSR 1901/222.

610. GL, MS 14,944/12, pp.339, 453; /18, pp.6–8; /19, p.112: DSR 1906/225; 1919/67, 140; 1928/113.

611. GL, MS 14,945/2, p.114: /4, p.165.

612. POD: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.27.

613. GLRO, M93/70, pp.435–7; M93/71, pp.863–5; M93/72, pp.394–5; M93/73, pp.471–3.

614. TH 4474–5, 4415: MDR 1865/2/770.

615. Barry, Dockyard Economy... op.cit., pp.280–2: DA 1100, 1871, 2775: MBW Mins, 1860, p.493; 1863, p.773: B, 2, 9 Nov 1861, pp.762, 779.

616. DSR 1885/546: DA 6871.

617. MiD, Cubitt Town leases, box 1, agreement of 22 Feb 1900: DA 8564.

618. MDR 1893/15/372.

619. GLRO, M93/66, pp.580–1; /67, pp.438–9.

620. GLRO, M93/64, pp.473–5.

621. TH 4518.

622. Cowper, op.cit., p.73: PRO, PROB11/1914/484/13.

623. CLNC Mins, XX, pp.696–7, 771–3; YY, p.70.

624. DA 763, 1465: DSR 1885/42, 62.

625. RB: POD.

626. PLA Mins, ii, p.235; iv, pp. 11, 216, 262; viii, pp.124, 128.

627. PLA Mins, xvi, p.294: THLHL, 901.2, Blackwall Iron Works Sale Catalogue, 1925.

628. PLA Mins, xviii, p. 144.

629. POD: DA 9801: DSR 1910/365–6; 1911/164–5.

630. GL, MS 14,944/15, pp.528–9.

631. PLA Mins, xxiii, p.217: PRO, BT31/37742/260192.

632. PLA Mins, xxx, p.58; xxxiv, p.58; xxxvii, p.317; xxxix, pp.197, 259

633. DA 12,033, 12,141: PLA Mins, xli, p.349.

634.POD.

635. MBW, Annual Report, 1886, p.3.

636. MBW 1237, p.589; MBW Mins, 1886, ii, p.963.

637. MBW Mins, 1886, i, p.1014.

638. MBW, Annual Report, 1888, p. 18.

639. MiD, PLA collection, photograph of 1895.

640. LCC Mins, 1911, ii, pp.304, 313.

641. LCC Mins, 1915, i, pp.827–8; 1922, ii, pp.547, 568, 598, 673, 734; 1924, ii, p.268, 441; 1928, i, p.489.

642. LCC Mins, 1931, i, p. 1080; 1933, ii, p.557.

643. Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.28.

644. GLC Mins, 1969, p. 143.

645. Brick Bulletin, Autumn 1987, pp.3–5.

646. AJ, 19 Oct 1988, pp.59– 63.

647. GLRO, AR/TP/P40/79.

648. THLHL, uncatalogued plans of St John's Parish Area: ELA, 25 July 1952, p. 10.

649. PBC Mins, 1951–2, p.229: ELA, 25 July 1952, p.10.

650. Betjeman's London, ed. Pennie Denton, 1988, p. 178.

651. PBC Mins, 1949– 50, p. 133.

652. PBC Mins, 1961–2, pp.299–300; 1963–4, p. 297.

653. The gazetteer is mainly based on PBC Mins, 1930/1–1932/3; 1944/5–1964/5; and LBTH Mins, 1965/6–1982/3. The following were also used: Pop. 1283: THLHL, Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 27 Oct 1987, item 8.7: PBC, Abstract of Accounts, 31 March 1938, p. 158: LBTH, Guide to Housing Estates in 1981, p.40; LBTH, Isle of Dogs: A Plan for the 1980s, 1981, p.67: Isle of Dogs Neighbourhood News, No.1 [cSpring 1988], p.3: Docklands News, May 1989, pp.10–11.

654. PBC Mins, 1945–6, p.45.

655. Docklands News, Aug 1992, p. 15.

656. Based upon The East London Housing Association's files on New Union Wharf and Ovex Wharf, kindly made available by the Association. The following have also been used: The Universe, 8 Dec 1972, p.2: B, 22–29 Dec 1972, p.34: Municipal Journal, 1 July 1977, pp.633–4: Building Design, 25 April 1980, p. 10.

657. PBC Mins, 1961–2, pp.299–300.

658. LCC Mins, 1958, p.671; 1962, pp.537–8.

659. LCC Mins, 1963, pp.691–2; 1964–5, pp.755–6, 1046–8.

660. GLC Mins, 1966, pp.128–9; Housing Services Handbook, Part 11...at 31 Dec. 1974, 1976, p.88.

661. GLRO, GLC Housing Committee Mins, 1983, p. 94.

662. GLC, Housing Services Handbook, Part 11...at 31 Dec. 1974, 1976, p.88.

663. LCC Mins, 1963, pp.691–2; 1964–5, pp.1046–8.

664. LCC Mins, 1963, pp.691–2.

665. GLC, Home Sweet Home, 1976, p.63.

666. AJ, 28 Feb 1962, pp.453– 60.

667. LDDC, Annual Report and Accounts, 1984–5, p.8; Annual Review, 1985–6, p.24.

668. DSR 1935/347–51.

669. NMM (Woolwich), RTS/GSW/B/1/2, pp.250, 274, 278, 286: ELA, 6 Feb 1937, p.5: EEN, 15 July 1938, p.7.

670. MiD, PLA General Purposes Committee Reports 1934–5, 13 Dec 1934: PLA Mins, xxvi, p.297.

671. Pop. 1284, p.124.

672. NMM (Woolwich), RTS/GSW/B/1/2.

673. EEN, 5 Feb 1937, p.4; 15 July 1937, p.7.

674. DA 11.433.

675. Docklands News, July 1985, p.8: London Docklands Housing Review, 1988, p.244.

676. LCC/MIN/7304, p.273.

677. LCC Mins, 1953, p.277.

678. LCC Mins, 1960, pp.111–12.

679. Unless otherwise indicated, this section is based on the Isle of Dogs Housing Society's files and papers at St John's House, Pier Street, Poplar, Dec 1990. Access was kindly provided by the Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association.

680. Based on Isle of Dogs Housing Society files and papers at St John's House, Dec 1990. Access was kindly provided by the Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association.

681. LCC Mins, 1962, p.109.

682. GLC, Housing Service Handbook, Part II. . .at 31 Dec. 1974, 1976, p.89.

683. LCC Mins, 1964–5, pp.1260–1.

684. LCC Mins, 1962, p.109.

685. LCC Mins, 1959, p.568.

686. PBC Mins, 1963–4, pp.297, 328.

687. LBTH Mins, 1965–6, pp.100–1.

688. Ibid, p.482.

689. Ibid, p.669; 1967–8, pp.24–5.

690. LBTH, Guide to Housing Estates in 1981, p.40.

691. Ibid.

692. LBTH Mins, 1967–8, pp.24–5.

693. PBC Mins, 1922–3, pp.281, 313.

694. PBC Mins, 1922–3, pp.220–1; 1923–4, p.28.

695. PBC Mins, 1923–4, p.204: Pop.1353, p.51.

696. PBC, Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1938, b/w pp. 157–9.

697. PBC Mins, 1922–3, p.281: THLHL, uncatalogued plans, dated July 1923.

698. PBC Mins, 1923–4, pp.292–3: THLHL, uncatalogued plans, dated July 1923.

699. NMR, RAF aerial photo RV/PT4/106G/UK720/4341 (1945).

700. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.170; 1945–6, pp.25, 156; 1946–7, p.135; 1947–9, p.99.

701. THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 15 Jan 1987, item 6.6.

702. LCC Mins, 1957, p.715.

703. LCC Mins, 1958, p.576.

704. LCC Mins, 1960, p.40: LCC/MIN/7315, p.310.

705. LCC/MIN/7315, p.486: LCC Mins, 1962, p.111: GLC, Housing Service Handbook, Part II. . .at 31 Dec. 1974, 1976, p.62.

706. LCC Mins, 1957, p.715.

707. LBTH Mins, 1976–7, pp.264–5: Building Design, 8 Jan 1982, p.6.

708. LBTH Mins, 1977–8, pp.193–4, 288.

709. LBTH Mins, 1976–7, pp.264–5; 1980–1, pp.138–9, 154: LBTH, Guide to Housing Estates in 1981, p.40; Isle of Dogs: A Plan for the 1980s, 1981, p.68.

710. AR, Jan 1978, p.16: RIBAF, March 1981, p.39: London Architect, Nov 1981, p.19: Building Design, 12 Feb 1982, pp.16–17: ELA, 6 May 1983, p.5: London Docklands Housing Review, 1988, p.235.

711. Account based on 'No. 35 Ferry Street' files, kindly made available by The East London Housing Association.

712. Pop.1353, pp.11, 30.

713. PBC Mins, 1924–5, p.129; 1925–6, p.364.

714. PBC Mins, 1923–4, p.391; Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1938, p.158.

715. PBC Mins, 1924–5, p.183.

716. PBC Mins, 1923–4, p.391.

717. PBC Mins, 1924–5, p.129; 1930–1, p.34.

718. PBC Mins, 1944–5, p.170; 1945–6, pp.25, 156; 1947–9, p.99.

719. PBC Mins, 1954–5, p.232; 1955–6, pp.32, 169.

720. Sydney James Twist, Stock Bricks of Swale, 1984, p.7.

CHAPTER XVIII (pp.548–552)

Old Blackwall

1. PRO, SC6/1139/18.

2. J.E.B.Gover, A.Mawer and F.M.Stenton, The Place Names of Middlesex, 1942, p.135.

3. J.Norden, Speculi pars. . .Middlesex, 1593.

4. MDR 1725/3/399.

5. IOLR, B/20, pp.332–3, 7 June 1643.

6. BL, K.6.7: Calendar of State Papers, Domestic, 1588, vol.CCXIII, p.507: Henry Green and Robert Wigram, Chronicles of Blackwall Yard, 1881, p.6: Oxford Archaeological Unit, Archaeological Report on the Excavations for the Blackwall Tunnel Third Bore, 1992, p.2.

7. Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on the Manuscripts of Lord De L'Isle & Dudley, vol.II, 1934, p.383.

8. R.Taylor, Blackwall: The Brunswick and Whitebait Dinners, 1991, p.5.

9. Magdalene Coll., Cambridge, Pepys Library, MS 2879, p.880.

10. The Cely Papers, ed. H.E.Malden, Camden Soc., 3rd series, vol.1, 1900, pp. 179–81: PRO, E36/12, p.209.

11. PRO, E36/12, p.490.

12. IOLR, B/6, p.225, 11 Oct 1618.

13. Ibid.

14. GL, MS 30,045/1, f.58, 12 Feb 1620.

15. PCS 64, p.129.

16. PRO, PROB11/291; 4/12225.

17. GLRO, PCS/PRI.

18. Notes and Queries, 9th series, vol.XII, 1903, p.272.

19. OED: Taylor, op.cit., pp.33–5: IOR, L/MAR/1/3, p.79; /5, p.153.

20. POD: RB.

21. Notes and Queries, 2nd series, vol.IV, 1857, pp.249–50.

22. ILN, 19 Oct 1844, p.246: MBO 65, f.285.

23. Notes and Queries, 2nd series, vol.IV, 1857, pp.249–50.

24. Pop.492, p.44.

25. Notes and Queries, 9th series, vol.XII, 1903, p.272.

26. Notes and Queries, 1st series, vol.VIII, 1853, p.263.

27. The Life of Sir Walter Raleigh, ed. E.Edwards, vol.11, 1868, p.122.

28. Illustrated Times, 29 Nov 1856.

29. Ibid.

30. MDR 1889/4/432.

31. IOLR, B/6, p.169, 1 May 1618.

32. IOLR, B/10, p.409, 10 May 1626.

33. John Taylor, Tavernes, 1632, unpaginated.

34. GLRO, M93/1, p.162; PRO, C54/3910/27–30.

35. PLA, East India Dock portfolio sheet 7A: Morning Chronicle, 20 Feb 1835.

36. RB: MDR 1826/9/179.

37. RB: MBO 137, ff.326–59.

38. MBO, Plans 143–6.

39. Colvin.

40. RB: MDR 1755/1/109.

41. Taylor, op.cit., p.33.

42. MiD, TC Plan no.1100557.

43. 1861 Census.

44. MBW 1242, p.328; MBW 1243, pp.38–9.

45. MDR 1774/7/412–13: MiD, TC Plan no.1100309.

46. PRO, C33/341, ff.153v, 355V; C11/2002/18; C38/372: NMM, GRN/9, ff.3–9.

47. PP 1837–8, XXVI, Thirty-second Report of the Commissioners for Inquiring Concerning Charities, part 2, 30 June 1837, p.544: Pop.455, pp.214, 220.

48. Alfred Simmons, The History of the Parish of All Saints, Poplar, 1870, p.22.

49. PRO, PROB32/15/90.

50. MDR 1728/3/399.

51. RB: GLRO, M93/31, pp.96–7.

52. BL, Add.MS 22,187, f.84.

53. Calendar of State Papers, Domestic, 1671–2, pp.565–6.

54. MiD, Schedule 1, bdle 6, conveyance of 5/6 May 1785.

55. THLHL, cuttings 966.1.

56. CLRO, Plan 27.D.10.

57. GLRO, M93/65, pp.121–2, 140–1.

58. Booth, B30.

59. Municipal Journal, 13 May 1897, 225, vol.VI, p.391.

60. OS 1893–4.

CHAPTER XIX (pp.553–574)

Blackwall Yard

1. K.N.Chaudhuri, The English East India Company: The Study of an Early Joint Stock Company 1600–1640, 1965, p.22.

2. IOLR, B/2, p.49, 28 Aug 1607.

3. IOLR, B/5, p.90, 9 April 1614.

4. Ibid, pp.114, 197, 30 May, 16 Aug 1614.

5. Ibid, p.106, 3 May 1614.

6. Ibid, p.267, 9 Nov 1614

7. Ibid, pp.171, 177, 19, 26 July 1614.

8. IOLR, B/6, p.174, 15 May 1618.

9. IOLR, B/5, p.451, 28 June 1615.

10. IOLR, B/6, p.225, 11 Oct 1618; B/7, p.138, 18 Oct 1621.

11. IOLR, B/9, p.102, 25 Aug 1624.

12. IOLR, B/10, pp.28–9, 3 May 1625.

13. IOLR, B/14, p.280, 9 June 1631.

14. IOLR, B/16, p.332, 30 April 1634.

15. IOLR, B/17, p.88, 12 Nov 1634.

16. IOLR, B/18, p.199, 19 Aug 1636.

17. IOLR, B/9, p.359, 28 Feb 1625; B/19, p.72, 11 Nov 1639.

18. IOLR, B/6, p.225, 11 Oct 1618.

19. IOLR, B/7, p.64, 29 Aug 1621; p.327, 8 Feb 1622: NMM, GRN/9, ff.1–2.

20. IOLR, B/20, p.332, 9 June 1643.

21. NMM, GRN/9, f.41: MDR 1809/9/57: GLRO, PCS/PR2.

22. IOLR, B/5, p.482, 19 Sept 1615.

23. IOLR, B/6, pp.54–5, 25 Sept 1617.

24. Ibid, p.168, 1 May 1618.

25. Ibid, p. 168, 1 May 1618.

26. Ibid, p. 186, 16 July 1618.

27. Ibid, p.186, 16 July 1618.

28. PRO, ADMl/40: J.G.Coad, The Royal Dockyards 1690–1850, 1989, p.5.

29. IOLR, B/6, p. 169, 1 May 1618.

30. Ibid, p. 169, 1 May 1618.

31. Ibid, p.224, 11 Oct 1618.

32. Ibid, p.359, 3 June 1619.

33. Ibid, p.224, 11 Oct 1618.

34. Ibid, p.404, 2 Sept 1619.

35. Ibid, p.359, 3 June 1619.

36. IOLR, B/7, p.38, 3 Aug 1621.

37. IOLR, B/6, pp.186, 225, 16 July, 18 Oct 1618; B/11, p.557, 7 June 1627.

38. IOLR, B/6, p.35, 14 Oct 1617.

39. G.Parker, Spain and the Netherlands 1559–1659, 1990 edn, pp. 193–5: J.Keay, The Honourable Company: A History of the English East India Company, 1991, pp. 113–14, 119–24.

40. IOLR, B/12, p.358, 7 May 1628.

41. IOLR, B/17, p.207, 8 April 1635.

42. IOLR, B/20, p.366, 6 Oct 1641.

43. IOLR, B/21, p.312, 2 July 1645.

44. Keay, op.cit., pp.124–5.

45. IOLR, B/22, pp.544–5, 19 June 1650.

46. IOLR, B/23, p.87, 12 March 1651.

47. Ibid, pp.155, 177–8, 10 Nov 1651, 20 Feb 1652.

48. BL, Add.Ch. 13,716.

49. IOLR, B/23, p.277, 13 June 1655.

50. Ibid, p. 150, 19 Nov 1651.

51. GLRO, M93/1, pp. 161–3.

52. M.Oppenheim, The Administration of the Royal Navy 1509–1660, 1896, pp.330–1.

53. J.Sutton, Lords of the East: The East India Company and its Ships, 1981, p.21.

54. B.Pool, Navy Board Contracts 1660– 1832, 1966, pp. 10–11.

55. BL, Add.MS 22,183, f.47.

56. Magdalene Coll., Cambridge, Pepys Library, MS 2871.

57. Ibid, MS 2266.

58. BL, Add.MS 22, 183, f.12.

59. BL, Add.Ch. 13,716.

60. GLRO, M93/1, pp.161–3.

61. BL, Add.Ch. 13,686.

62. Ibid.

63. The Diary of Samuel Pepys, II, ed. R.Latham and W.Matthews, 1970, p.14.

64. BL, Add.Ch. 13,687.

65. Notes and Queries, first series, Vol.11, 1950, p.451.

66. The Diary of Samuel Pepys, v, ed. R.Latham and W.Matthews, 1971, p.202.

67. Ibid, p.236.

68. BL, Add.MS 22,184, ff.94–5.

69. Markets and Merchants of the late Seventeenth Century. The MarescoeDavid letters 1668–1680, ed. H.Roseveare, 1987, p.289.

70. E.W.Brayley and J.Nightingale, London and Middlesex; or, An Historical, Geographical, Commercial, & Descriptive Survey of the Metropolis of Great-Britain, 11, 1814, p.771.

71. BL, Add.Ch. 26,388–9.

72. BL, Add.MS 22,188, ff.9–12, 32.

73. Henry Green and Robert Wigram, Chronicles of Blackwall Yard, 1881, pp. 19–20.

74. BL, Add.MSS 22,184, ff.72–3; 22,188, ff.9–12.

75. DNB, sub Wentworth.

76. The History of Parliament: The House of Commons 1660–1690, 11, ed. B.D.Henning, 1983, pp.654, 656–7.

77. Cited in J.Ehrman, The Navy in the War of William III 1689–1697, 1953, p.75.

78. NMM, GRN/9, pp.33–4.

79. PRO, ADM106/3295.

80. Henning, op.cit., 11, p.657.

81. PRO, ADM1/3609.

82. IOLR, EIC Misc/1, p. 29.

83. BL, Add.MS 22,189, f.347.

84. Ibid, f.342.

85. PRO, C11/2002/18.

86. LPL, item formerly in the Papers of the Commissioners for Fifty New Churches, Poplar Box 11, not now in MS 2717.

87. PRO, C11/2002/18.

88. LPL, item formerly in the Papers of the Commissioners for Fifty New Churches, Poplar Box 11, not now in MS 2717.

89. NMM, GRN/2, p.14.

90. GLRO (Maps and prints), JBP 347.

91. PRO, ADM95/12.

92. NMM, GRN/9, f.3: PRO, C11/2002/18.

93. GL, MS 4602/4, p.28.

94. PRO, PROB 11/612, ff.43r–45r: Boyer et al., Political State of Great Britain, vol.XXXII, Oct 1726, p.411.

95. PRO, C33/381, ff.67IV–673r; C33/486; C38/474: The London Gazette, 28 Jan–1 Feb, 18–22 March 1746: NMM, GRN/9, ff.17–25.

96. Pop.40, p.33.

97. NMM, GRN/9, ff.25–34.

98. The History of Parliament: The House of Commons 1754–1790, 11, ed. Sir Lewis Namier and John Brooke, 1964, pp.267 8

99. NMM, GRN/9, ff.36–8: MDR 1779/5/479.

100. Essex RO, T/B 138/15/4: PRO, ADM42/653.

101. BL, Add.MS 22,265, f.44.

102. NMM, GRN/9, f.6.

103. GLRO (Maps and prints), JBP 347.

104. PRO, PROB11/721, ff.142v–3v.

105. Essex RO, D/DRU/B20.

106. RB.

107. PRO, PROB11/964, ff.190v–2v.

108. NMM, GRN/9, ff.36–44.

109. NMM, GRN/2, p.11.

110. NMM, GRN/1, p.44.

111. Ibid, p.60.

112. Ibid, pp.60–70.

113. NMM, GRN/1, pp.42–94 passim.

114. NMM, SPB/47, pp.51–8.

115. Ibid, p. 106.

116. Ibid, p.143.

117. Ibid, pp.51–2.

118. PRO, ADM49/94.

119. Essex RO, T/B 138/16/2.

120. Ibid.

121. Ibid.

122. Colvin: MiD, 2962, Minutes of Evidence Taken at Committee on Bill for Rendering more Commodious, and for better regulating the Port of London, pp.19, 27.

123. TC Mins, Vol 6a, p.78.

124. MiD, 2962, Minutes of Evidence Taken at Committee on Bill for Rendering more Commodious, and for better regulating the Port of London, p.20.

125. Gentleman's Magazine, vol.LX pt I, 1790, p.266: Ambulator, 10th edn, 1807, p.56.

126. A.W. Skempton, 'Engineering in the Port of London, 1789–1808', Transactions of the Newcomen Society, vol.50, 1978–9, p.90.

127. Whitehall Evening Post, 20–23 Nov 1790, p.2.

128. London Chronicle, no.5343, 20–23 Nov 1790.

129. Ambulator, 10th edn, 1807, pp.55–6.

130. NMM, GRN/1, p.95.

131. Ibid, p.215.

132. NMM, SPB/47, p.150.

133. PRO, CP25(2)/1311/37.

134. MDR 1798/3/684.

135. MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds. . .East and West India Dock Company, IV/8, p.29: MDR 1812/4/396: Green and Wigram, op.cit., p.51.

136. NMM, WIG/ (Introduction to Papers).

137. R.S. Wigram, Biographical Notes Relating to certain Members of the Wigram Family, 1912: Green and Wigram, op.cit., p.61.

138. R.S.Wigram, op.cit., p.74.

139. NMM, GRN/ (Introduction to Papers): MDR 1831/4/757.

140. Green and Wigram, op.cit., p.59.

141. PP 1813–14 (115), VIII.1, Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee on. . .East India-built shipping, 19 April–30 June 1814, p.19.

142. Ibid, p.23.

143. Sutton, op.cit., p.51

144. PP 1813–14 (115), VIII.1 , Minutes of Evidence. . ., pp.399, 401, 441.

145. I.J.Prothero, John Gast and his Times: Artisan and Politics in early nineteenth century London, 1979, p.217.

146. H.C.Wilks, George Green's School 1828–1978, 1979, p.12.

147. Green and Wigram, op.cit., pp.76, 77–8, 81: NMM, GRN/15, J.C.Symes to G.Green, 6 April 1831; GRN/16.

148. Green and Wigram, op.cit., p.79: British Rail Property Board, Deed S51/497A (agreement of 1838).

149. PP 1836, House of Commons Committee on London and Blackwall Railway, Minutes of Evidence, evidence of James Walker and Sir John Rennie, 15, 28 April 1836 (copy in MiDS 1758).

150. George Dodd's account was first published as a supplement to the Penny Magazine in May and June 1841, pp.210–16, 249–56. The references here are to the reprint of 1843, in a collection by Dodd entitled Days at the Factories: or, The Manufacturing Industry of Great Britain Described, and Illustrated. . ., pp.459– 503.

151. Ibid, pp.463–4.

152. Ibid, pp.465, 474.

153. Ibid, pp.470–1.

154. Ibid, p.471.

155. Ibid, p.472.

156. Ibid, p.492.

157. Ibid, p.472.

158. Ibid, p.464.

159. NMM, GRN/16, M.Wigram to Messrs Green, 19 Sept 1837.

160. Ibid, Wigram to Perry, 23 Sept 1842.

161. Ibid, Wigram to Perry, 23 Sept, 24 Oct 1842; undated note by Green; M.& H.Wigram to Perry, 8 Nov 1842.

162. Ibid, Perry to Green, 28 Oct 1842.

163. Ibid, M. & H.Wigram to Perry, 8 Nov 1842: MDR 1843/1/977– 8.

164. NMM, GRN/16, letter from M.Wigram to G., R., & H.Green, 2 March 1843.

165. P.Banbury, Shipbuilders of the Thames and Medway, 1971, p.289.

166. PRO, MT10/31/M8240/66.

167. British Rail Property Board, MR Deed 7884, 24 Jan 1877.

168. Tim Smith, 'Hydraulic Power in the Port of London', Industrial Archaeology Review, vol.XIV, 1991, p.71: HLRO, HC evidence 1876 Vol.26, Midland Railway (New Work) Bill.

169. PRO, RAIL491/333.

170. GLRO, MR/UP/1113: PRO, RAIL491/333 (21 Jan 1877): B, 22 May 1880, p.632.

171. PRO, RAIL491/333, Poplar Curve Construction Committee Minutes, 17 Sept 1877.

172. Ibid, 4 June 1878; 2 Dec 1879: Railway Engineer, vol.1, 1880, p.171.

173. PRO, RAIL491/333, 4 March 1879.

174. Ibid, 1 Nov 1881.

175. Railway Engineer, vol.1, 1880, p.171.

176. Ibid, 4 Oct 1881.

177. B, 22 May 1880, p.632.

178. PRO, AN2/729 1, 110.

179. POD.

180. C.H.Jordan, Particulars of Dry Docks, Wet Docks, Wharves etc., 1882 and 1904 edns.

181. Banbury, op.cit., pp.181–3.

182. Engineering, 9 Aug 1878, pp.110–12.

183. Ibid, p.112.

184. D.Macalister, 'Caissons for Dock Entrances', Minutes of Proceedings of The Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.LXV, 1880–1, pp.337–43.

185. Ibid.

186. Engineering, 8 March 1878, p.184.

187. Ibid, 9 Aug 1878, p.112.

188. BN, 20 April 1894, p.558.

189. H.C.Wilks, op.cit., p.16: NMM, introduction to the records of R.H.Green & Silley Weir Ltd.

190. NMM, RTS/GSW/B/1/6 passim; B/1/2, p.24: GLRO, BA 36334: DSR 1918/63.

191. NMM, RTS/GSW/B/1/6: GLRO, BA 36334: DSR 1920/128– 31; 1922/164–6.

192. NMM, RTS/GSW/B/1/3, p.113: GLRO, BA 36334.

193. H.C.Wilks, op.cit., p.17: NMM, introduction to records of R.H.Green & Silley Weir Ltd.

194. London Docklands Development Corporation: 'Report on the Condition of the Eastern Dry Dock at Blackwall Engineering, Blackwall Way, Poplar, E14' produced by D.V.Buck & Partners for Fairclough Engineering, 1984, p.9.

CHAPTER XX (pp.575–592)

The East India Docks

1. J.Pudney, London's Docks, 1975, p.50.

2. EIDC 276, pp.2–4.

3. Ibid.

4. 43 Geo III, c.126.

5. Baron F.P.C.Dupin, The Commercial Power of Great Britain, vol.II, 1825, p.62.

6. EIDC 291, List of Subscribers.

7. East India Register & Directory, 1803 edn.

8. MDR 1804/2/756–7.

9. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds. . .East and West India Dock Company, pp.29–30, 32–3.

10. EIDC 291, f.282.

11. MiD, Abstracts No.1, abstract of title of 1882.

12. C.Northcote Parkinson, Trade in Eastern Seas, 1937, p.304.

13. PP 1813–14, vol.VIII.I (115), Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee on East India built shipping, p.79.

14. ICE, Walker 13 April 1804.

15. Ibid.

16. E.Keble Chatterton, The Old East Indiamen, 1971, p.164.

17. EIDC 276, pp.181–2, 185–7, 206, 214, 284.

18. Ibid, pp.45, 138.

19. Ibid, pp.204–6.

20. MiD, East India Docks portfolio, sheet 7A.

21. EIDC 291, ff.126, 233.

22. Ibid, ff.176–7, 231–2, 301; 293, ff.11–12.

23. EIDC 277, p.220; 291, ff.128, 228.

24. EIDC 296, pp.6–7.

25. Ibid, pp.10–11.

26. Ibid, p.39.

27. EIDC 291, ff.442–50.

28. EIDC 276, f.46.

29. The Times, 5 Aug 1806, p.3.

30. Ibid.

31. ICE, Rennie Report, East India Docks, 7 March 1807.

32. BL, Add.MS 38,191, Liverpool Papers, vol.II, ff.147–9.

33. EIDC 278, pp.56–7.

34. Report of the Royal Commission on the Administration of the Port of London, 1902, app. p.424.

35. MiD, EID portfolio, sheet 8.

36. EWIDC 442, p.438.

37. EWIDC 449, p.102.

38. EWIDC 443, pp.67–9.

39. Lars Lofgren, Ocean Birds, 1987, pp.220–1.

40. MiDS 373, pp.1–21: EWIDC 441, pp.110–15; 442, pp.438, 509.

41. EWIDC 455, p.499.

42. EWIDC 446, pp.256–8.

43. Daily Telegraph, 5 Oct 1883: EWIDC 456, p.61.

44. Engineering, 23 July 1886, p.83.

45. 'Docks in the Port of London: East India Dock', P.L.A. Monthly, Sept 1926, p.370.

46. ELA, 4 Aug 1967, p.1.

47. Express, 11 Aug 1967.

48. ELA, 4 Aug 1967, p.1.

49. EIDC 276, pp.258–61.

50. Ibid, pp.138–40.

51. Ibid, p.352.

52. Ibid, p.164.

53. MiD, Abstracts No.I.

54. A.W.Skempton, 'Engineering in the Port of London, 1789–1808', Trans of the Newcomen Society, vol.50, 1978–9, p.100.

55. EIDC 291, f.143.

56. EIDC 276, p.32; 277, p.93; 291, f.442.

57. EIDC 276, p.222.

58. EIDC 277, pp.55–8.

59. Ibid, p.50; 278, p.61.

60. MiDD 6700029: MiD, Photograph Albums, photograph of 1943.

61. EIDC 276, pp.23–4.

62. Skempton, op.cit., p.99.

63. EIDC 296, pp.23–4.

64. Ibid, pp.27–9.

65. Ibid, p.38.

66. EIDC 291, p.442.

67. MiDS 373 (1860).

68. EWIDC 458, pp.101, 103, 116, 205–12.

69. Ibid, pp.248, 250.

70. EWIDC 459, pp.154, 315.

71. EWIDC 234, p.48.

72. F.M.Du Plat Taylor, The Design, Construction and Maintenance of Docks, Wharves and Piers, 1934, pp.136–7.

73. EWIDC 234, p.48.

74. PLA Mins, iv, pp.118, 133, 345.

75. PLA Mins, v, pp.37, 67; vi, pp.198, 221, 234, 322, 353.

76. PLA Mins, vi, p.234.

77. PLA Mins, vii, pp.193, 197: MiDS 1625, 1915–16, p.12.

78. I.Greaves, London Docks, 1980, pp.51–4.

79. PLA Mins, xli, p.212.

80. MiD, PLA Engineer's Dept. files, box 2, 33/69.

81. EIDC 276, p.286.

82. EIDC 296, p.11.

83. EIDC 291, f.446.

84. Ibid, f.132.

85. EIDC 276, pp.10–13.

86. EIDC 291, p.442.

87. EIDC 281, pp.174–6.

88. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds. . ., p.31, lease and release of 30 & 31 March 1815.

89. EIDC 281, p.198; 293, ff.80, 101, 124, 147.

90. EIDC 281, pp.175–6.

91. Ibid, p.162.

92. EIDC 432, pp.290–306.

93. ICE, Rennie Report XII, 22 June 1839.

94. EWIDC 454, p.322.

95. Ibid, pp.235, 299, 314.

96. Ibid, p.419.

97. EWIDC 455, pp.15, 134.

98. EWIDC 456, pp.20, 379; EWIDC 458, p.73.

99. MiD, EWIDC, Description of the East and West India Dock Company's Docks, Warehouses etc. for the Guidance of Visitors, 1883, pp.21–2.

100. The Gazette, 4 Aug 1879: Daily Telegraph, 4 Aug 1879, p.6.

101. LIDJC 233, pp.96, 305; 237A/2, p.254; 241, pp.31, 93, 148, 155; 254, p.25.

102. EIDC 291, ff.62, 443–4; 292, f.74.

103. 'Docks of the Port of London; East India Dock', P.L.A. Monthly, Sept 1926, pp.365–6.

104. EWIDC 447, p.399.

105. EWIDC 439, p.432.

106. MiDS 3184 (1860).

107. Ibid, (box3.10).

108. Royal Commission. . ., 1902, app. p.23: LIDJC 233, pp.267, 305.

109. LIDJC 233, pp.261, 267.

110. Ibid, pp.43, 53: 237A, pp.243, 247.

111. LIDJC 263, p.59.

112. Daily Telegraph, 5 Oct 1883.

113. MiD, PLA, Guide for the Use of Visitors to the Docks and Warehouses, 1905, p.37: Royal Commission. . ., 1902, app. p.39.

114. PLA Mins, XV, p.98.

115. PLA Mins, XXXVII, p.283.

116. 54 Geo III, c.228.

117. EIDC 291, f.328.

118. EIDC 278, p.71; 292, ff.34, 36, 68, 85, 93, 95.

119. EWIDC 444, p.184.

120. GL, MS 14,948, p.14.

121. EWIDC 446, p.66.

122. Ibid, p.239: GL, MS 15,628/1.

123. GL, MS 14,942/1, pp.84, 170.

124. GL, MS 14,943/1, p.130.

125. EWIDC 448, pp.393, 448.

126. BN, 16 Nov 1866, p.770.

127. MiDS (LD) 11/5.

128. EWIDC 449, p.353: B, 7 Nov 1867, p.672.

129. EWIDC 449, p.33: LIDJC 269, pp.300, 304.

130. LIDJC 269, pp.300, 304.

131. EWIDC 237A, p.86.

132. GL, MS 14,942/9, p.298; Royal Commission. . ., 1902, app.D, pp. 162–3.

133. PLA Mins, iii, p.337.

134. PLA Mins, vii, p.184.

135. MiD, East India Dock Improvements, 1912.

136. PLA, Guide for the use of Visitors to the Docks and Warehouses, 1913, p.61.

137. PLA Mins, vi, p.43.

138. PLA Mins, vii, p.439; xii, pp.127, 425; xiv, p.485.

139. PLA Mins, xxxix, p.284; xli, p.98; xlv, p.259.

140. PLA Mins, xxxviii, p.173.

141. EIDC 293, ff.48, 145.

142. LIDJC 258, p.53: Royal Commission. . ., 1902, p.162.

143. MiDS 395: LIDJC 269, pp.28–9, 270–1.

144. LIDJC 258, p.392: MiDS 359.

145. EIDC 281, pp.19, 40, 82, 85, 393, 395, 401–2; 283, pp.83–6.

146. EIDC 293, ff.47, 123, 133, 144.

147. LIDJC 269, p.76.

148. Ibid, ff. 144, 148.

149. EIDC 294, ff.3–5.

150. Ibid, f.177.

151. EIDC 283, pp.58–9.

152. EIDC 287, p.378.

153. PLA Mins, li, p.193.

154. EWIDC 449, p.94; 472, pp.8–11.

155. PLA Mins, xxix, pp.262, 323; xxx, p.337.

156. EWIDC 451, pp.192, 228.

157. ICE, Rennie Report, East India Docks, 12 June 1806.

158. Ibid.

159. EIDC 284, pp.219–20.

160. EIDC 295, ff.171, 192.

161. EWIDC 443, p.516.

162. GLRO, LCC/FB/GEN/2/69.

163. EIDC 285, pp.334–449; 287, pp.314–449.

164. GL, MS 14,948; Royal Commission. . ., 1902, app.D, p.162.

165. MiDS 1660

166. MiD, PLA Map 1951.

167. EIDC 278, pp.465–7.

168. EIDC 289, pp.206, 220, 362, 408; 290, p.12: GL, MS 14,948.

169. PLA Mins, vii, p.329.

170. EIDC 278, pp.7–8.

171. EIDC 293, ff.46, 50.

172. GL, MS 15,628/1.

173. GL, MS 14,942/1, p.21.

174. GL, MSS 14,942/9, p.242; 14,943/1, p.545.

175. PLA Mins, xxxviii, p.302.

176. EWIDC 446, p.258.

177. EWIDC 441, pp.110–15; 442, p.438.

178. EWIDC 437, pp.71, 110.

179. EWIDC 445, p.499; 446, p.25.

180. EWIDC 455, pp.9, 123.

181. GL, MS 14,943/6, p.25.

182. J.Gwilt, The Encyclopedia of Architecture, 1867 edn.

183. MiDD 6620070.

184. MiDD 6620093.

185. EIDC 276, p.149.

186. Ibid, pp.77, 91; 291, pp.27, 34, 185, 223: MiD, Vaughan portfolio, plan of Dec 1804.

187. EIDC 278, pp.88–9.

188. EIDC 276, pp.178–9; 291, ff.49, 143.

189. EIDC 277, p.476.

190. EIDC 276, pp.178–9.

191. MiDD 6660003.

192. LIDJC 233, pp.64, 69; 240, p.347; 241, p.31: MiDD 6780015, 6780027–30.

193. Horwood's map.

194. MiDD 6620374.

195. EIDC 285, pp.317–25, 352–3.

196. MiDD 6620353.

197. PLA Mins, xiv, pp.77, 315, 484.

198. PLA Mins, xvii, p.50.

199. MDR 1826/9/71.

200. EIDC 277, pp.457, 460; 278, pp.8–9, 118, 123, 189, 193–4, 295, 298, 308; 284, p.115: MDR 1826/9/71.

201. Pudney, op.cit., p.94 (illus.67).

202. EIDC 281, pp.176–7.

203. EIDC 292, f.28.

204. MiD, Vaughan portfolio, plan of the East India Docks, 1804: EIDC 281, p.40; 293, ff.33, 44, 45.95.125, 169.

205. EIDC 283, p.211.

206. EIDC 277, p.32.

207. Ibid, pp.301–2; 291, pp.125, 294.

208. EIDC 277, p.323; 296, p.29.

209. EIDC 277, pp.376–8, 380–2.

210. EIDC 296, p.44.

211. EIDC 277, p.60; 291, pp.69, 137–8.

212. MiDD 1440029: MiDS 3150, plan of 1836: EIDC 286, pp.387–8, 401, 432–3, 443.

213. PLA Mins, iii, p.312; iv, p.143: MiDD 6500019.

214. EIDC 277, p.350.

215. Ibid, pp.345, 350: The Times, 5 Aug 1806, p.3a.

216. THLHL, illustrations 964.2.

217. EIDC 277, p.350; 291, ff.103, 243, 264, 272, 282; 292, ff.65, 97; 293, pp.15, 351, 361.

218. EIDC 291, f.282.

219. Westminster Gazette, 11 Sept 1912: EEN, 17 Feb 1914, p.1.

220. Daily Telegraph, 1 May 1912.

221. PLA Mins, iv, p.142: MiDD 6620240–59.

222. PLA Mins, iv, pp.142, 153.

CHAPTER XXI (pp.593–600)

Brunswick Wharf

1. EWIDC 434, p.269.

2. EIDC 286, pp.347–8.

3. Ibid, pp.336, 339–40, 349; 287, pp.241–2.

4. EIDC 287, p.241.

5. EIDC 286, p.336: A New Picturesque Steam Boat-Companion, [c1840], p.16: Michael Borthwick, 'Memoir on the use of Cast Iron in Piling, particularly at Brunswick Wharf, Blackwall', Transactions of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.1, 1836, pp.195, 197, 200: B, 23 Aug 1856, p.454: A.W.Skempton, 'Engineering in the Port of London, 1808–1834', Transactions of the Newcomen Society, vol.53, 1981–2, p.89: Companion to the Almanac...for 1834, pp.226–8.

6. EIDC 286, pp.352–3, 368, 375, 380–1; 286, 287, passim.

7. A New Picturesque Steam Boat-Companion, [c1840], p.16.

8. E.F.Clark, George Parker Bidder, 1983, pp.170–7.

9. EIDC 287, pp.3, 56.

10. MiDS 1758, Blackwall Railway Bill, Minutes of Evidence, evidence of James Walker, 15 April 1836.

11. MiD, TC Plan no.1440030: EIDC 288, pp.203–4, 224–5, 234–5; 289, p.248: EWIDC 459, p.134: MiDS 1758, Blackwall Railway Bill, Minutes of Evidence, evidence of James Walker, 15 April 1836: OS 1867.

12. LIDJC 237/1, pp.63, 66, 130; 239/1, p.229: EWIDC 463, p.331.

13. LIDJC 269/1, pp.211, 223, 226–9; 274/1, p.301: MiD, PLA photograph album 44, no.43, 29 July 1903.

14. EIDC 287, p.242: MiD, Box 4, bundle 23, conveyance of 22–23 Oct 1834.

15. EIDC 286, pp.432–3, 443.

16. EIDC 287, pp.167–8, 212.

17. Ibid, pp.28, 383: EWIDC 434, p.432.

18. MiDS 1758, Blackwall Railway Bill, Minutes of Evidence, 1836; evidence of J.L.Jones March, William Hardy and Joseph Adams (25, 26, 29 March) and William Drew (12 May).

19. J.E.Connor, Stepney's Own Railway. A History of the London and Blackwall System, 1984, pp.19, 107: EWIDC 435, p. 188.

20. MiD, PLA deeds, schedule IX/1, Grant of Perpetual Use. . ., 24 June 1840.

21. EIDC 286, pp.401, 403–4.

22. EIDC 287, pp.106, 110.

23. PP 1854–5 (407), x.339, First Report from the Select Committee on the Sale of Beer, 20 July 1855, pp.153–4: EWIDC 464, p.210.

24. EWIDC 463, pp.210–25: Booth, B346, 28 May 1897.

25. P.L.A. Monthly, Oct 1930, p. 398.

26. EIDC 286, pp.401, 403–4, 411, 442–3: MiD, PLA deeds, schedule VIII, p.45.

27. The Times, 2 Sept 1930, p.9c.

28. EIDC 287, pp.38–9.

29. EWIDC 436, p.98.

30. MiD, PLA deeds, schedule VIII, p.45.

31. EIDC 287, pp.24, 38–9, 136.

32. EIDC 288, p.245.

33. MiD, F264.

34. GLRO, BA 36334, file 1.

35. EIDC 288, pp.245–6: MiD, PLA deeds, schedule VIII, lease of 14 Feb 1937.

36. The Companion to the Almanac...for 1841, p.243: A New Picturesque Steam Boat-Companion, [c1840], pp.16–17: PP 1854–5 (407), x.339, First Report from the Select Committee on the Sale of Beer, 20 July 1855, p. 154 (Minute of evidence of A. Wightman, 19 July 1855).

37. EWIDC 439, pp.531–4; 440, p. 115.

38. MiD, PLA deeds, schedule XIX, p.71; PLA, F264; London Docks, Misc. Archive, boxes 11/18 and 42.

39. EWIDC 453, p.519: MiD, PLA deeds, schedule xix, p.73; PLA, F264; PLA, lease of 17 July 1900 in uncat. bundle: P.L.A. Monthly, Oct 1930, p.398.

40. GLRO, BA 36334, file 1.

41. P.L.A. Monthly, Nov 1929, p.30; Oct 1930, p.398: The Times, 2 Sept 1930, p.9c.

42. EIDC 286, pp.403–4; 287, pp.23, 98, 173, 242.

43. MiDS 3150, plan of 1836.

44. EIDC 287, pp.98, 153.

45. Ibid, p. 136.

46. EWIDC 435, p.188: NMM, Woolwich Depository, Brunswick Wharf Papers, 129.

47. EIDC 455, p.520.

48. MiDS (LD) 12/12, Papers re warehouse on Brunswick Wharf; Reg.3, p.49.

49. EWIDC 434, p.102: The Companion to the Almanac. . . for 1841, pp.243–4: Connor, op.cit., p.27.

50. EWIDC 434, pp. 102, 327, 421, 429, 508.

51. The Mirror, 27 March 1841, quoted in Connor, op.cit., p.27: EWIDC 434, pp.421, 429.

52. Herapath's Railway Journal, 1840, pp.261–2.

53. EWIDC 435, p.34; 437, pp.247–53.

54. The Companion to the Almanac...for 1841, p.244: Herapath's Railway Journal, 1840, p.261: B, 26 July 1856 (advert for sale of C.J.Mare's establishment).

55. EWIDC 434, p.508.

56. Connor, op.cit., p.71: MiDD 6620218.

57. Central Electricity Generating Board, Brunswick Wharf Power Station photographs.

58. EWIDC 437, pp.124–22, 247–53, 463, 515, 529–34: MiD, PLA deeds, schedule IX/1, p.46, agreement of 1 Jan 1845.

59. MiDD 6620130.

60. MiD, PLA deeds, schedule IX/1, p.46, agreement of 1 March 1845.

61. EWIDC 437, pp. 124–8, 382, 529–34: MiD, PLA deeds, schedule VIII, lease of 1 July 1845; schedule ix, agreement of 1 March 1845.

62. pp. 1854–5 (407), X.339, First Report from the Select Committee on the Sale of Beer, 20 July 1855, p.154 (Minute of evidence of A.Wightman, 19 July 1855): EWIDC 451, pp.423–4.

63. EWIDC 451, p.424; 452, pp.231, 370; 454, p.123; 455, p.271: PRO, MEPO5/389, 29 Oct, 24 Nov 1875.

64. Memorial tablet: P.L.A. Monthly, July 1928, p.301; Oct-Nov 1950, p.188: ELA, 25 May 1951, p.9.

65. PBC Mins, 1938–9, pp.371–2.

66. Ibid: PBC Mins, 1939–40, p.87: John Bruce, Report on a Scheme for...the Establishment of an Electricity Generating Station...at East India Docks...Poplar, 1943, pp.1, 3.

67. PBC Mins, 1942–3, p.85: Bruce, op.cit., pp.5–6, 8, 12, 21.

68. PRO, POWE 12/702, Pt 1 (Letter from Illingworth to Secretary, Electricity Commission, 18 Dec 1944; Bruce's revised report, 16 Dec 1944).

69. PRO, POWE12/702, Pt 1 (Note from A.N.East to Sir Leonard Peirce, 25 Oct 1943).

70. PBC Mins, 1945–6, pp.43, 55, 61–3, 109: PLA Mins, 1945–6, p.283.

71. LCC/MIN/11/572: GLRO, LCC Town Planning Committee Papers, April 1946.

72. PRO, POWE12/702, Pt 1 (Letter from Secretary, Electricity Commission, to Town Clerk of Poplar, 5 Dec 1945).

73. PBC Mins, 1945–6, p.245: Bruce, op.cit., plans 13–15: P.L.A. Monthly, Aug 1947, p.133: Tom Eaton, 'Brunswick Wharf Power Station', note dated 9 Feb 1987, sent to Survey of London.

74. Farmer & Dark, Architects, historical notes sent to the Survey of London, 13 Feb 1987: Tom Eaton, 'Brunswick Wharf Power Station', note dated 9 Feb 1987.

75. LCC/MIN/11/572: GLRO, LCC Town Planning Committee Papers, April 1946: PRO, POWE12/702, Pt 1 (Various papers between April and Aug 1946).

76. PRO, POWE 12/702, Pt 1 (Various papers between April and Dec 1946).

77. PBC Mins, 1946–7, pp.21, 40.

78. PRO, POWE14/20.

79. PBC Mins, 1946–7, pp.18, 22; 1949–50, p.248.

80. Engineering, 22 Oct 1954: Central Electricity Board (London Division), Brunswick Wharf Power Station, 1954, p.32.

81. Central Electricity Board (London Division), Brunswick Wharf Power Station, pp.3, 7.

82. PBC Mins, 1945–6, pp. 108–9; 1946–7, pp.50, 68, 122; 1947–9, p.107.

83. Central Electricity Board (London Division), Brunswick Wharf Power Station, p.7: Central Electricity Authority, Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1957, 1957, p.208.

84. The Engineer, 29 Jan 1954, supplement following p.192.

85. Central Electricity Board (London Division), Brunswick Wharf Power Station, pp.7, 10.

86. Tom Eaton, 'Brunswick Wharf Power Station', note dated 9 Feb 1987.

87. Henry Hope & Sons Ltd, A Catalogue of metal windows, 1951.

88. Leslie Hannah, Engineers, Managers and Politicians, 1982, pp.104–10.

89. The description of the station is, unless otherwise indicated, based on the following: Central Electricity Board (London Division), Brunswick Wharf Power Station, pp.7–8, 10–25, 30–2: Central Electricity Authority, Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1957, p.208: Letter from Mr C.Hawkins, Public Relations Branch, Central Electricity Generating Board, South Eastern Region, to Survey of London, dated 6 Feb 1987.

90. Letter from Mr C.Hawkins...6 Feb 1987.

91. GLC Mins, 1971, p.50; 1974, pp.290–1.

92. Hannah, op.cit., pp.286–7.

93. Letter from Mr C.Hawkins...6 Feb 1987.

94. Docklands Recorder, 15 Dec 1988, p.6: Port of London, 1989 edn, p.35.

CHAPTER XXII (pp.601–645)

Southern Blackwall

1. B.H.Cowper, A Descriptive and Statistical Account of Millwall, commonly called The Isle of Dogs, 1853, p.73.

2. MDR 1730/1/7.

3. PRO, PROB11/383, ff.63v–64v: THLHL, cuttings 902, Rolt Pedigree.

4. RB: GLRO, Acc.347/323.

5. RB: GLRO, M93/31, pp.96–7.

6. GLRO, PCS 64, p.439: PRO, PROB11/667, ff.49v–50r: Gentleman's Magazine, vol.iv, 1734, p.511.

7. GLRO, PCS 64, p.438.

8. Ibid, pp.433–42: PRO, B4/9, p.130: The London Gazette, No.7744, 10–14 Oct 1738.

9. RB: CLRO, Plan B.I.d.

10. P.Banbury, Shipbuilders of the Thames and Medway, 1971, pp.130–1.

11. MiD, vol. 1A, p.11 conveyance of 9 Feb 1850.

12. MiD, Reg. 1A, p.8; vol.1A, p.11, conveyance 11 Dec 1806; Schedule of Title Deeds...East and West India Dock Company, p.26, leases 1 July 1807, 16 June 1810: CLRO, Isle of Dogs, Canal Contracts, vol.1, ff.53, 54, 77, 92: The Times, 5 Dec 1805, p.[1].

13. PP 1813–14 (115), VIII.1, Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee...on East India-built shipping, 19 April–30 June 1814, pp.19, 343.

14. Ibid, pp.19, 23, 343, 399, 441.

15. MiD, vol.1A, p.11, conveyance of 9 Feb 1850: The Times 30 May 1848 (Supplement), p.12c.

16. MiD, Reg.1A, p.8; vol.1A, p.11, admission of W.Pitcher, 5 Dec 1843; deed of covenant 23 March 1850; admission of J. & F.Somes 11 June 1850; enfranchisement 26 March 1866.

17. EWIDC 440, pp.99, 107, 341: GLRO, THCS/P/5, f.26.

18. PRO, BT31/990/ 1495c.

19. MiDS 3266: MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., pp.26 (agreement and surrender, 8 April, 23 Sept 1868), 68.

20. MiD, Reg.1A, p.8; vol.1A, p.11, sale particulars of 1889.

21. Ibid; agreement of 21 June 1889; contract of 19 Aug 1891.

22. MiD, PLA photographs of 1928.

23. MiD, M/12, pp.325, 373.

24. GLRO, THCS/P/5. f.26: MiD, YY/49, pp.289–90, 367–8: C.H.Jordan, Particulars of Dry Docks..., 1882 edn.

25. OS 1895: Jordan, op.cit., 1904 edn, pp.6–7.

26. MiDD 6050029.

27. Banbury, op.cit., p. 130.

28. MiDS 3266: The Times, 30 May 1848 (Supplement), p.12c.

29. PRO, RG9/311, f.74.

30. MiDS 3266; Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.68, lease of 23 Jan 1877: DSR 1876/70: MDR 1888/3/444: Island History Newsletter, Dec 1991, pp.6–7.

31. CLRO, F92.

32. MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.26, lease and counterpart of 22 Jan 1818: RB.

33. RB.

34. The Times (Supplement), 30 May 1848, p.12c.

35. ILN, 25 Feb 1854, p.168: W.H.Hall, Sailors' Homes, Destitute Sailors' Asylums, and Asylums for Aged Seamen, Their Origin and Progress, 1852, p.4.

36. Hall, op.cit., pp.4–5, 7–8: Idem, Sailors' Homes, Their Origin and Purpose, 1854, pp.16–17, 25.

37. ILN, 25 Feb 1854, p.168.

38. EWIDC 443, p.276.

39. PRO, RG9/311, f.75r: POD.

40. MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.46: EWIDC 450, pp.8, 449: PRO, RG9/311, f.75r; RG10/588, ff.18v–19r; RG12/336, f.56r.

41. MiDS 1660.

42. EWIDC 27, p.280.

43. BN, 13 March 1896, p.400.

44. MDR 1882/4/249: DSR 1881/142.

45. POD: MiD, PLA 16, p. 122: MiDD 6620951.

46. MiDS 149.

47. MDR 1884/11/141.

48. DA 7037: DSR 1888/57–76.

49. EWIDC 458, pp.145, 365: LIDJC 262, p.50.

50. ELO, 9 March 1901, p.1.

51. PRO, IR58/84615.

52. MDR 1888/28/288; 1889/11/351, 820–5; 1890/2/444; 1890/4/657–8; 1890/8/424–8; 1891/7/660: PRO, IR58/84615.

53. PRO, RG12/336, ff.53v–55v.

54. MiD, unsorted box, papers re Britannia Works, Reg.1A, pp.33–6: DSR 1894/30.

55. PLA Mins, xlv, p.245; xlvi, p.306, 1, p.34: MiD, PLA plans 062–2046; 662–2181, 2547, 2576, 2829, 2854.

56. Ian Nairn, Nairn's London, 1966, p.163.

57. MDR 1769/4/315.

58. J.E.B.Gover, A.Mawer and F.M.Stenton, The Place Names of Middlesex, 1942, p.136.

59. MDR 1745/1/237; 1769/4/501: CLRO, Misc.MS 1420, p.49: PRO, RG11/5612, f.23r.

60. MDR 1769/4/315.

61. GLRO, PCS/63, p.340.

62. MiD, PLA, Reg.1A, p.59, enfranchisement 13 Nov 1882.

63. MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.18, abstract of title of William Wallis [1812]: GLRO, PCS/PR1.

64. PRO, C33/394, vol.1 pp.173r–174v: The London Gazette, No.8937, 17–20 March 1750.

65. PRO, C38/511, report of 1 May 1750: MDR 1750/2/294: DNB: RB.

66. MDR 1769/3/38–9: Gentleman's Magazine, vol.XLIII, 1783, p.629.

67. MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.19, deeds of 24–25 Dec 1802: MDR 1803–15 passim, sub Preston.

68. GLRO, PCS/PR1.

69. CLRO, Misc.MS 1420, pp.49–70.

70. PRO, IR58/84656/4138–45: LCC/MIN/7555, 10 July 1935, item 7.

71. GLRO, MAB 154, pp.364–5.

72. LCC/MIN/7555, 10 July 1935, item 7.

73. LCC/MIN/7557, 16 Oct 1935, item 8(153).

74. MDR 1803/6/624: MiD, Blackwall Portfolio, sale particulars of 5 Aug 1857; Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.61, declaration of 1 Jan 1858: EWIDC, 459, p.222.

75. POD: MiDS 292; Reg.2b, p.2 lease of 10 April 1919.

76. POD.

77. PRO, BT31/5210/35310: DSR 1874/295,328,499–500; 1876/298: POD.

78. DSR 1889/196: PRO, BT31/5210/35310.

79. Goad, 1951 series, vol.xii, p.359.

80. RB: TH 8228/1.

81. PRO, HO107/1556, ff.175r–181r.

82. Booth, B30.

83. MiD 323, pp.103, 174, 193, 198, 226; 324, p.538; 351, p.282: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports II, vol.1, pp.364–5.

84. WIDC 352, pp.58, 163.

85. MDR 1769/4/315.

86. RB: MDR 1789/7/267.

87. The Complete Peerage, ed. G.E.C., 1910–59: L.Sutherland, A London Merchant, 1695–1774, 1933, pp.86, 115.

88. RB.

89. MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.18, lease of 20 Nov 1789.

90. VCH, Essex, vol.v, 1966, pp.211–12: Gentleman's Magazine, vol.LXVII pt i, 1797, p.530.

91. MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.18, assignment 7 Aug 1799, lease/release, 28/29 July 1803: MDR 1804/1/71.

92. MDR 1804/1/71.

93. THLHL, 966.1, cutting of 1807.

94. Gentleman's Magazine, vol.LXXVI pt ii, 1806, p.781.

95. MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.18 (bdle 33), abstract of title.

96. WIDC 333, pp.245, 258, 396; 335, pp.20–1: MDR 1815/6/723.

97. WIDC 355, pp.26, 77, 104, 394; 356, pp.435, 476, 523; ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports, 2nd Series, vol.2, pp.221–7.

98. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports, 2nd Series, vol.3, p.209.

99. Booth, B181, 23 July 1898, extract from the London Argus, no.62.

100. MiDD 6620648.

101. ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports, 2nd Series, vol.2, p.221.

102. Ibid, p.225.

103. Ibid.

104. MiD, PLA vol.6, p.27, agreement of 31 Oct 1904.

105. RB: POD: WIDC 353, p.416.

106. POD.

107. MiD, PLA, vol.6, p.27, agreement of 31 Oct 1904; Register 2B, lease of 5 July 1935: PLA Mins, xxvi, p.367.

108. EWIDC 456, p.233.

109. RB: MDR 1745/1/237; 1769/4/501; 1815/2/39.

110. MDR 1803/7/606: MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.19, lease/release of 24–25 Dec 1802: RB.

111. MDR 1818/2/222: MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.19, lease/release of 29–30 Dec 1817.

112. MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.19, abstract of title of Jane Granger, 1861: RB.

113. RB: MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.19 (bdle 37).

114. RB: POD: MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.19, lease of 11 March 1856.

115. MDR 1861/17/319: POD.

116. PLA Mins, xvi, p.122: MiDD 6620952.

117. MiD, PLA, vol.6, p.27, agreement of 31 Oct 1904; Register 2B, lease of 5 July 1935: PLA Mins, xxvi, p.367.

118. PRO, RG11/512, f.25v.

119. CLRO, Misc.MS 14.20, p.36: MDR 1807/5/555.

120. RB.

121. MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.44, lease of 11 March 1834.

122. EWIDC 451, p.490.

123. POD.

124. PRO, RG11/512, ff.23r–27r: POD.

125. AR/HB/4744.

126. MDR 1807/2/71.

127. DSR 1893/199.

128. PRO, IR58/84656/4173.

129. PRO, IR58/84656/4170–2: DSR 1876/200: POD.

130. MDR 1815/2/391.

131. MDR 1803/6/788; 1806/5/46: RB.

132. MBO 110, ff.350–66, 375–87; 119, ff.398–406: B, 21 April 1849, p.188.

133. GL, MS 11,936/271, p.397.

134. RB: GL, MS 11,936/271, p.397 (policy 407840): TH 8228/1.

135. MDR 1803/7/605.

136. Pop.261, p.44.

137. MDR 1843/6/297; 1846/1/59–60.

138. GLRO, MAB 150, pp.363–7; 154. p.365; 155, p.258; MBW 2741/41.

139. PRO, HO107/1556, f.176r.

140. RB: PRO, RG10/588, f.23r: POD.

141. MDR 1894/20/142.

142. GLRO, MAB 43, p.79.

143. RB.

144. MDR 1804/1/387–8.

145. LBTH, Legal Dept, deeds of North Wharf, lease and release of 12–13 Dec 1806.

146. The Times, 1 Aug 1806, p.4b.

147. Ibid, 11 Sept 1858, p.12c.

148. MDR 1807/1/5.

149. LBTH, Legal Dept, North Wharf deeds, conveyance of 2 Nov 1859: RB.

150. MDR 1807/1/6; 1820/4/611.

151. MDR 1820/4/611.

152. MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.45, lease of 22 June 1831: EWIDC 432, p. 157: POD.

153. Boyd Cable, A Hundred Year History of the P & O, 1937, pp.34, 66: David Divine, The Splendid Ships, 1960, pp.22, 42: EWIDC 435, pp.135, 276: NMM, GSN1/8, p.322.

154. CLRO, Plan B.I.d; Compt Cl 513: Trinity House, Court Mins, 1756–69, p.301; By Mins, 1786–91, pp.161, 174, 260, 263; Cash Books, 1773–7, 1778–84, passim; Deeds, draft leases of c1788 and 1789: RB.

155. RB: MDR 1832/1/425; 1841/5/951.

156. MDR 1807/4/686; 1832/1/425; 1841/5/951.

157. THLHL, 'The Tombstones and Epitaphs of St Matthias, Poplar', undated TS, pp.23, 58: RB: MDR 1832/1/425.

158. MDR 1841/5/951.

159. NMM, Introductory Notes to GSN collection; GSN 43/9, TS histories: L.Cope Cornford, A Century of Sea Trading 1824–1924, 1924, pp.2, 28–9.

160. NMM, GSN 1/8, pp.168, 178–80, 183, 193–4, 261, 322; GSN 1/9, p.210.

161. GLRO, MAB 27, pp.244–5.

162. GL, Pam 4155; 5759: GLRO, PCS/PR2.

163. MDR 1858/13/198; 1859/14/942: NMM, GSN 1/16, 23 Sept 1858; GSN 7/4, half-yearly reports, to 31 Dec 1858 and 30 June 1859.

164. B, 28 Dec 1872, p.1021: NMM, GSN1/20, p.229.

165. Arvel B.Erickson, 'The Cattle Plague in England, 1865–1867', Agricultural History, vols 35–6, 1961–2, pp.94–103: J.R.Fisher, 'The Economic Effects of Cattle Disease in Britain and its Containment, 1850–1900', Agricultural History, vol.54, 1980, pp.278–93.

166. NMM, GSN 7/4, half-year report to 30 June 1868.

167. NMM, GSN 1/21, p.152; 7/4, half-year report to 31 Dec 1868.

168. EWIDC 456, pp.180–1.

169. NMM, GSN 7/5, half-year reports 1877–84, passim.

170. MDR 1884/4/364.

171. GLRO, MAB 27, p.244.

172. GLRO, MAB 146, p.314.

173. EWIDC 459, p.293.

174. EWIDC 461, p.271; 462, p.158: GLRO, MAB 28, pp.238, 537.

175. BN, 3 July 1885, p.xx: DSR 1885/191: GLRO, MAB 147, pp.62–3, 91.

176. GLRO, MAB 148, p.113.

177. GLRO, MAB 28, pp.244–5, 465; B, 24 Oct 1884, p.682.

178. DA 6835: DSR 1885/169–70: B, 6 June 1885, p.819.

179. GLRO, MAB 148, pp.113, 115, 142, 186, 207, 236, 238, 254–5, 373: DSR 1887/245.

180. GLRO, MBW 2741/41.

181. GLRO, MAB 41, p.137; 155, pp.253–4 (report).

182. MDR 1891/12/584: PRO, MEPO5/519, 16 Jan 1890, 4 May 1891: GLRO, MBW 2741, roll 41.

183. AR/HB/Hist report 30 Sept 1981: PRO, MEPO2/898, p.115; MEPO5/389, 29 Oct, 24 Nov 1875; MEPO5/519, 28 Oct 1889.

184. Contract drawings, dated and signed by Butler and the contractors, Feb 1893, originals with the Metropolitan Police at Tintagel House: DSR 1893/254: LCC/MIN/1298, 24 Jan 1894, item 11.

185. AR/HB/4744: Estates Gazette, 31 July 1982.

186. MDR 1886/2/827–9: DA 6899: POD.

187. POD: PRO, BT31/5550/38596.

188. PRO, BT31/1183/2599C; 31/21110/126023: POD.

189. DSR 1899/162: PRO, IR58/84656/4163.

190. POD.

191. MiD, PLA Misc.Reg., p.32, agreement of 11 April 1921: The Times, 8 Jan 1924, pp.9c, 16; 9 Jan, p.9f.

192. Industrial World, Sept 1933, p.9: Goad, 1939 series, vol.xii, p.359: VFB, 1935, No. 15, pp.187–90.

193. LBTH Mins, 1978–9, p.228.

194. CLRO, Plan B.I.d.

195. CLRO, P.A.R. Book 12, Isle of Dogs Canal, pp.193, 244: RB: GLRO, PCS/PR2; PCS/80.

196. CLRO, P.A.R. Book 12, Isle of Dogs Canal, pp.193, 244.

197. Ibid, p.193.

198. RB.

199. EWIDC 438, pp.407–10.

200. CLRO, 404B, Isle of Dogs Canal Contracts, vol.3, f.50.

201. Ibid, ff.49–51: MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.45, lease of 1 Jan 1830: MDR 1830/4/293.

202. RB.

203. EWIDC 438, pp.407–10: MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., surrender of 8 Feb 1847.

204. RB: PRO, HO107/1556, f.176v.

205. EWIDC 440, pp.321–2; 442, p.336; 443, p.270; 445, p.124: RB: POD: PRO, RG11/512, f.26v.

206. EWIDC 259, pp.196, 214; 262, pp.55, 85; 269, p.240: DSR 1905/171, 192.

207. PRO, IR58/84656/4167: VFB, 1935, No.57, p.1: Goad, 1939 series, vol.xii, p.359.

208. Industrial World, mid—April 1933, p.29.

209. CLRO, P.A.R. Book 12, pp.187, 197–8, 244; 404B, Isle of Dogs Canal Contract, vol.3, f.49(plan).

210. CLRO, P.A.R. Book 12, pp.187, 198, 218, 244; PoL Improvement Accts, vol.2, 5 April 1815.

211. CLRO, 404B, Isle of Dogs Canal Contracts, vol.3, ff.49–51: MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.45, lease of 1 Jan 1830: MDR 1830/4/293.

212. RB: EWIDC 438, pp.407–10; 442, p.68: PRO, HO107/1556, f.176r.

213. EWIDC 442, p.68; 443, p.302: MiDS 386.

214. POD: MiD, EWIDC plan 1883: PRO, IR58/84656/4165.

215. RB: GLRO, MR/LV (Licensed Victuallers' returns) passim.

216. CLRO, Plan B.I.d.

217. B, 24 July 1875, p.676: DSR 1875/326.

218. MDR 1888/34/191: DA 7080, 7084, 7097: DSR 1889/85–96.

219. Pop.811, p.81.

220. PRO, RG12/336, ff.57v–59v.

221. MDR 1890/15/1035.

222. MiDS 3266; Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.68 (schedule XVIII): EWIDC 455, pp.110, 215, 229, 275: MiDD 6620706: MDR 1888/34/191; 1888/3/444.

223. MiDS 3266: EWIDC 455, p.275: DSR 1876/66–9.

224. MiDD 6620706.

225. GLRO, PCS 80, p.20.

226. MDR 1809/9/57.

227. MDR 1817/4/654.

228. PRO, B3/2266.

229. MDR 1824/2/204.

230. MDR 1827/6/644.

231. DSR 1873/129–32, 178–9, 246; 1874/28–32, 77–8, 124–5.

232. DA 1856–60/15.

233. NMM, GRN/15, sale particulars of 42 Brunswick Street, 1821.

234. MDR 1842/1/45.

235. POD.

236. GLRO, LCC/MIN/7296, pp.387, 437, 691: LCC Mins, 1935, ii, p.485; 1937, i, p.674; 1939, i, pp.34–5.

237. PRO, RAIL491/333 (31 May 1881–2 May 1882 passim).

238. Ibid, (6 April 1880).

239. Ibid, (31 May 1881).

240. Ibid, (3 May 1880): Dockland: An illustrated historical survey..., 1986, p.175.

241. PRO, RAIL491/333, 3 Jan, 28 Feb, 2 May, 1 Aug, 3 Oct, 5 Dec, 1882.

242. Annals of Lloyd's Register, 1934, pp.101–4: G.Blake, History of Lloyd's Register of Shipping: 1760–1960, 1960, pp.57–8.

243. Committee of Lloyd's Register Minute Book, 1861, pp.235, 280, 344.

244. Ibid, 1862, pp.74, 117, 133, 197, 207; 1863, pp.20, 38, 230: EWIDC 447, pp.216–17; 448, pp.32–3, 113: Shipping and Mercantile Gazette, 17 Nov 1862.

245. 27 & 28 Vic, c.27.

246. Committee of Lloyd's Register Minute Book, 1864, pp.231, 238, 251; 1865, pp.23, 49, 93, 187; Proving House Minute Book 1871– 7, 'Report made to the Board of Trade under the "Chain Cables and Anchors Act, 1864"', 1865: T.M.Gladstone, 'On an Instrument for Measuring the Strain on Ship's Cables', Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects, iv, 1867, pp. 186–92.

247. Committee of Lloyd's Register Minute Book, 1868, pp.105, 238, 283, 419; 1869, pp.107, 329, 379, 381–2, 416; Proving House Minute Book, 1868–71, pp.34, 44, 65, 76: EWIDC 450, pp.324, 388–9, 449.

248. Committee of Lloyd's Register Minute Book, 1871, pp. 187, 194, 229, 379; Proving House Minute Book 1871–7, pp.37, 49, 58, 73, 97–8, 100: EWIDC 452, pp.190–1, 233; 453, p.201; 454, p.502: TH, Wardens 38, pp.76, 81; 40, p.372: PRO, MT9/M367/75.

249. EWIDC 465, p.15: LIDJC 258, pp.47–8; 261, p.45: PLA Mins, xvi, p.144.

250. WIDC 345, p.518; 346, p.306: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/12, p.68.

251. EWIDC 444, p.316: LIDJC 237, pp.170, 177: PLA Mins, xxx, p.199; xxxiv, p.84.

252. WIDC 340A, pp.338, 369–70, 473, 497; 343, pp.395, 521; 344, pp.79, 141, 309: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 1/10, pp.192–4, 205.

253. EWIDC 432, p.190; 452, p.259.

254. WIDC 424, p.382: MiDS 718: ICE, Rennie MSS, Reports 11/4, p.183.

255. EWIDC 457, pp.62–3, 74, 79, 88, 93; 458, p.247: MiDS(LD) 13/43, 85, 97: MiDD 6570142, 6620858–9.

256. LIDJC 240, pp.236, 266, 345; 254, 30 June 1895: MiDD 6620662–3.

257. LIDJC 241, p.356; 254, 30 June 1900: MiDD 6620610–11, 6621008.

258. PLA Mins, xiv, p.454; xix, p.287; xxx, pp.90, 118, 128, 354: MiDS 1660.

259. PLA Mins, xlv, p.245; xlvi, p.187; 1, p.282: MiDD 6622823–4, 6622835.

260. AR/HB photograph.

261. ELA, 3 Aug 1990.

262. WIDC 401, p.164: MDR 1832/6/228.

263. WIDC 401, p.164.

264. WIDC 364, pp.149, 176; 365, pp.135, 165.

265. WIDC 401, p. 169.

266. WIDC 401, p.164: MiDS 3136.

267. EWIDC 458, p.255; 462, p.46: MiDS 3136.

268. WIDC 363, p.477; 365, pp.115, 123, 274.

269. Henry C.Wilkes, George Green's School 1828–1978, 1979, pp.24, 28: WIDC 363, p.477; 370, p.500.

270. NMR, GRN/10.

271. PRO, ED3/23.

272. Wilkes op.cit., p.40: EWIDC 462, pp.366–7; 463, p.441.

273. POD: Wilkes op.cit., p.43.

274. EWIDC 437, p.421: MiD, Schedule of Title Deeds..., pp.38–9.

275. EWIDC 448, p.394.

276. PBC, Abtract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1938, p.158: THLHL, uncat. plan, Feb 1926: Pop.1353, pp.276, 407: PBC Mins, 1925–6, pp.132, 402.

277. OS 1937: PBC Mins, 1938–9, pp.49, 193–4.

278. LBTH, Register of Electors: Tower Hamlets, Stepney, and Poplar, Polling District SP 25, qualifying date 10 Oct 1978: THLHL, LBTH Finance Committe papers, 8 Sept 1982, item 6.24.

279. EWIDC 434, pp.202, 256; 442, p.48.

280. MiD, Schedules of Title Deeds..., p.37.

281. EWIDC 444, p.223.

282. Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.37: POD.

283. MiDS 25/1.

284. EWIDC 434, p.477; 436, p.423.

285. EWIDC 438, pp.314, 447: MiD, Schedules of Title Deeds..., pp.39–40.

286. EWIDC 434, p.446; 435, p.140: MDR 1841/8/210.

287. MDR 1841/8/210.

288. OS 1867–70.

289. PRO, RAIL491/333, 1 Jan 1878: MDR 1882/2/299–300.

290. GLRO, A/LSC/133.

291. GLRO, MBW 1427, 10 July 1886 (2).

292. LCC, The Housing Question in London 1855–1900, 1900, p.283: LCC Mins, 1892, p.51.

293. LCC Mins, 1892, p.884.

294. LCC, Housing Question in London..., p.284.

295. GLRO, GLC/DG/MIN/102, GLC Housing Development Committee Minutes 1974, p.177.

296. LCC, Housing Question in London..., p.286.

297. LCC Mins, 1899, pp.1342–3; 1901, p.1223.

298. LCC/MIN/7362, 22 Feb 1899 (15).

299. LCC/MIN/7299, pp.38, 48.

300. LCC Mins, 1964, pp.151, 746.

301. LCC/MIN/7371, 7 June 1899 (35); 26 June 1899 (21).

302. LCC Mins, 1902, pp.241, 306.

303. LCC/MIN/7380, 6 Feb 1901 (17): LCC Mins, 1902, pp.383–4, 482–3.

304. LCC, Housing of the Working Classes in London, 1855–1912, 1913, p.94.

305. LCC/MIN/7299, pp.75, 106: LCC Mins, 1958, pp.282, 567; 1962, pp.651–2, 1051; 1963, pp.518–19.

306. GLC Mins, 1972, pp.517–18: GLRO, GLC/DG/MIN/107, GLC Housing Management Committee Minutes, vol.3, 1979– 81, p.154: LBTH Mins, 1975–6, pp.31, 95: ELA, 9 Nov 1979, p.3.

307. LCC, Housing of the Working Classes..., p.94.

308. GLRO, LCC Housing Estate Plans, Folder 3, St Lawrence Cottages.

309. LCC Mins, 1963, p.518.

310. Ibid, 1898, pp.916, 954–5: BN, 26 Oct 1900, pp.571–2.

311. THLHL, 223.14, pamphlet LP.1097.

312. Poplar Pool, Sept 1987, p.14.

313. THLHL, All Saints', Poplar, Parish Magazine, Oct 1900, p.iv.

314. Church Times, 15 Aug 1924.

315. GL, MS 19,224/529.

316. GLRO, MR/PLT/5852(p.37), 5873 (p.37): RB: MiD, Schedules of Title Deeds..., p.29, articles of agreement, 25 Nov 1803 (plan).

317. RB.

318. MDR 1811/4/1.

319. GLRO, MR/PLT/5879: RB: MDR 1811/4/1–2.

320. The London Gazette, 1816, p.951: MDR 1823/10/392.

321. POD.

322. GLRO, PCS, 1817 plan: Pop.503, p.118.

323. DA 75: DSR 1855/667–71.

324. PRO, IR58/84602/8782–6.

325. GLRO, Acc.60.20, deeds of The Steamship, Naval Row.

326. B, 7, 21 Feb 1885, pp.221, 290: DSR 1885/54: DA 6816.

327. DSR 1890/75.

328. DA 9803.

329. EIDC 287, pp.106, 116–17, 235–6, 310.

330. Aerofilms photograph A/8749/47.

331. PBC Mins, 1927–8, pp.37, 209; Housing Committee Mins, 1924– 8, pp.367, 396; 1928–30, pp.35, 131; Abstract of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1928, p.158.

332. PBC Mins, 1938–9, p.367: 1946–7, p.92.

333. Tim Smith, 'Hydraulic Power in the Port of London', Industrial Archaeology Review, vol.xiv, No.1, Autumn 1991, pp.73–4.

334. EWIDC 445, p.130.

335. Ibid, pp.130, 208, 358.

336. Smith, op.cit., p.74: EWIDC 451, p.533; 452, p.63; 453, pp.274–6.

337. EWDIC 455, p.408; 456, p.408: MiD, EWIDC Annual Reports— Engineer's Dept 499/1878.

338. MiD, EWIDC Contracts, vol.7A, p.18.

339. PLA Mins, li, p.142.

340. MDR 1877/9/373.

341. MDR 1826/11/195–6; 1843/6/331; 1877/9/373.

342. MDR 1829/9/272–4: RB.

343. MDR 1826/11/195; 1843/1/977: Wilks, op.cit., p.24: RB.

344. PRO, HO107/702, ff.42r-43r: Pop.212.

345. DSR 1897/32: PRO, IR58/84603/3891–900.

346. PRO, IR58/84603/3787–93; HO107/702, f.44r.

347. DSR 1885/175, 250, 370.

348. PRO, RAIL385/3, June 1857; 385/18, 26 May, 22 Sept 1857: TH 8267, p.13: DA 450: MBW Mins, 1857, pp.251, 337; 1858, p.591.

349. PRO, RAIL385/18, 22 Sept 1857.

350. See, for example, MDR 1859/14/860; 1859/15/289; 1859/16/635–6; 1860/1/76; 1860/3/512.

351. PRO, RG9/309, f.59r et seq: MDR 1864/10/815–16.

352. PRO, IR58/84603/3827–79.

353. GLRO, AR/TP/P41/65: Aerofilms photograph A/8749/47.

354. GLC Mins, 1964–5, p.503: BKS Air Survey, Brunswick Wharf, 16/9/1966.

355. British Rail Archives, York, ER Deed 3100/1.

356. British Rail Property Board, deeds L&B 14, agreement of 28 July 1859.

357. Ibid, deeds L184, covenant of 1 Aug 1859.

358. Goad, 1933 series, vol.xii, p.360.

359. British Rail Property Board, deeds L184, deed and covenant, 31 Dec 1897.

360. BKS Surveys, Brunswick Wharf photograph, 3 March 1970.

361. British Rail Archives, York, ER Deed 3100/1.

362. LCC Mins, 1901, pp. 1024–5.

363. LCC, Opening of Tunnel Gardens, Poplar, Ceremonial Pamphlet, 1902.

364. LCC Mins, 1933, ii, p.557; 1956, pp. 146–7.

365. G.Phillips, Thames Crossings, 1981, p.220: 40 & 41 Vic, c.99.

366. 50 & 51 Vic, c.172.

367. MBW Mins, 1888, i, p.861.

368. LCC Mins, 1891, pp. 176–9, 1089–90.

369. D.Hay and M.Fitzmaurice, 'The Blackwall Tunnel', Minutes of proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.CXXX, 1896–7, PP.50–79.

370. LCC/MIN/1273, p.429.

371. GLC Mins, 1966, pp.177–8; 1967, pp.433–4, 504: London Borough of Greenwich, Borough Engineer's Department, Old Blackwall Tunnel microfiches 1.5.2–4, 28.

372. Hay and Fitzmaurice, op.cit., pp.61, 64.

373. London, 13 May 1897, p.392: Architect and Contract Reporter (Supplement), 7 May 1897, p.27.

374. Architect and Contract Reporter (Supplement), 19 April 1895, pp.20–1; 7 May 1897, p.28.

375. Ibid, 2 Dec 1892, p.27.

376. The Engineer, 27 Dec 1895, p.637.

377. London, 1 July 1897, p.554.

378. LCC/MIN/1274, p.16.

379. London, 13 May 1897, p.392.

380. GLRO, GLC/AR/PL1/2/5.

381. LCC/MIN/1276, p.173: DSR 1897/203: London, 13 May 1897, p.378.

382. GLRO, GLC/AR/PL1/2/5.

383. LCC, L.C.C. Bridges, 1914, p.116.

384. LCC Mins, 1896, p.830.

385. LCC/MIN/1302, 25 March 1896(10); DSR 1897/30–1.

386. LCC Mins, 1896, pp.999–1000.

387. LCC/MIN/1276, p.649.

388. LCC/MIN/1277, p.463: GLRO, GLC/AR/PL1/2/5.

389. LCC Mins, 1912, i. pp.630–1; 1919, ii, p.1073; 1920, ii, p.243.

390. GLC Mins, 1967, pp.433–4; OS 1969–70.

391. LCC Mins, 1937, ii, pp.375–7.

392. 1 & 2 Geo VI, c.81.

393. LCC Mins, 1958, p.775.

394. GLC, Blackwall Tunnel Duplication, 1965, p.2.

395. LCC Mins, 1958, p. 194.

396. Ibid, 1960, p.619.

397. J.Kell and G.Ridley, 'Blackwall Tunnel Duplication', Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, vol.35, 1966, pp.253–74.

398. GLC, Blackwall Tunnel Duplication, pp.5–7.

399. GLC Press Office, Release 271, 27 July 1967.

400. GLC, GLC Architecture 1965–70, p.99: GLC Mins, 1967, p.438.

401. ELA, 28 April 1967, p.1; 4 April 1969, p.19; 23 May 1929, p.5.

402. GLC, Blackwall Tunnel Duplication, p.7: LCC Mins, 1964, p.961.

403. GLC, Blackwall Tunnel Duplication, pp.6–7.

CHAPTER XXIII (pp.646–685)

Leamouth Road and Orchard Place

1. P.L.A. Monthly, Jan 1931, p.95: The Mill-Stone (house magazine of the British Oil & Coke Mills Ltd), April 1949, p.62.

2. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds...East and West India Dock Company, p.30.

3. PRO, MPB 31.

4. MDR 1815/7/208.

5. PRO, C8/575/91; C5/575/68: TH 82–84.

6. GLRO, MR/LV (Licensed Victuallers' returns) passim: POD: MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, lease of 26 Dec 1811: MDR 1821/1/396.

7. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, lease of 22 March 1773; TC Plan no.14440017.

8. MiDS 3150, surveyors' report, 27 Oct 1870.

9. Trinity House, Title Deeds, abstract of title to Orchard House estate (1815): The Gazetteer and New Daily Advertizer, 29 May 1766.

10. Trinity House, Abstract of John Perry's title to Orchard House premises.

11. MDR 1773/3/456.

12. Trinity House, Abstract of John Perry's title to Orchard House premises: MDR 1795/6/487; 1798/2/46: MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, assignment of 15 Sept 1817.

13. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59 passim.

14. Ibid, assignment of 15 Sept 1817.

15. MiDS 3150, Survey and Valuation of Freehold Property..., 15 Nov 1865; surveyors' report, 27 Oct 1870: EWIDC 451, p.524; 452, p.37

16. PRO, SC6/1139/18, 19, 24, Dr Patricia Croot kindly supplied this reference.

17. GLRO, M93/436, pp.16–17.

18. MDR 1752/3/212; 1759/4/187.

19. MDR 1800/4/778–9.

20. John Rennie and Ralph Walker, Plan of the East India Docks, 1804: MDR 1810/7/573.

21. MDR 1816/3/371.

22. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, lease of 25 Dec 1769 (plan): MDR 1752/3/212.

23. RB.

24. Rennie and Walker Plan..., 1804: Pop.491, 4 Jan 1836.

25. PRO, MPB 31.

26. EIDC 278, p.108.

27. MDR 1812/4/346.

28. MiD, TC Plan no.14440017.

29. MDR 1857/2/933.

30. MDR 1773/3/456.

31. MiD, PLA Schedule of title deeds..., p.59, assignment of 15 Sept 1817 (plan).

32. MiD, Vaughan portfolio, vol.2, plan of 1804.

33. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, assignment of 15 Sept 1817.

34. Pop.92, p.19.

35. MiDS 3150, Survey and Valuation..., 15 Nov 1865, pp.4–5: POD.

36. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.30 (bdle 10).

37. TC Mins, vol.D/4, 1787–9, pp.220–1.

38. Charles Boardman, Whaling, 1924, p.17: Universal Magazine, June 1795, p.385: Basil Lubbock, The Arctic Whalers, 1937, pp.183–4.

39. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.30 (bundle 11): MDR 1792/1/574.

40. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.30 (bundle 11): MDR 1804/1/102: EIDC 276, pp.181, 214, 284.

41. TH 3740: EIDC 290, p.42.

42. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.60, agreement of 1812.

43. MiDS 3150, Survey and Valuation..., 15 Nov 1865, p.5.

44. PRO, RG11/505, ff.4v–5r.

45. MiD, expired leases 10 Feb 1938.

46. MDR 1841/7/723–4.

47. PRO, HO107/1566, ff.455–76.

48. MDR 1845/9/786; 1846/1/184; 1848/10/312: The Times, 6 Oct 1847, p.3a.

49. MDR 1846/1/183; 1854/2/754.

50. MDR 1854/2/755.

51. PRO, IR58/84590/2563–6, 2583–6; /84591/2601–20.

52. PRO, IR58/84590/2569.

53. MDR 1851/8/567–8: DSR 1846/79.

54. MDR 1816/3/371.

55. MDR 1893/31/181: POD: PRO, IR58/84590/2552.

56. TH 2366.

57. POD.

58. LCC Mins, 1935, i, p.904.

59. MiDS 3150, surveyors' report, 27 Oct 1870.

60. PRO, ED21/35074, report of 6 April 1932.

61. PRO, ED21/11843, report of 5 Nov 1910; ED21/35074, report of 6 April 1932: P.L.A. Monthly, Jan 1931, p.95; April 1936, p.179.

62. EWIDC 452, p.238: POD: Booth, B169.

63. Booth, A33.

64. The Religious Life of London, ed. R.Mudie-Smith, 1904, p.23.

65. Booth, A33; B346.

66. Ibid.

67. Booth, B180.

68. LCC/MIN/7551, Housing and Public Health Committee Presented Papers, 27 March 1935 (item 6).

69. P.L.A. Monthly, April 1936, p.179.

70. LCC/MIN/7295, Housing and Public Health Committee Mins, 1936, pp.7, 37, 364, 902.

71. EIDC 278, pp.73, 88–9: IOLR, B/143, pp.646,662; B/144, p.1172; B/160, p.981.

72. EIDC 276, pp.150, 260; 296, pp.8, 12: Walker's Plan of the East India Docks, 1805.

73. IOLR, B/144, p.1427.

74. MDR 1807/4/259–60: EIDC 278, pp.88–9.

75. EIDC 278, pp.102, 147; 291, ff.260, 267, 297, 384; 292, f.58; 293, pp.235 etc: IOLR, L/AG/1/1/29, p.151.

76. P.L.A. Monthly, May 1941, p.88.

77. IOLR, B/144, p.1172.

78. IOLR, B/146, p.872: EIDC 279, p.269.

79. IOLR, L/AG/1/1/29, p.151.

80. Ibid, pp.134–45 passim.

81. IOLR, B/146, p.1263: National Railway Museum, photograph 6244.

82. POD: Finsbury Library, RB of St Luke's, Old Street, Golden Lane division.

83. IOLR, B/152, p.1606.

84. IOLR, B/171, p.533; L/AG/1/1/32, pp.564–5: National Railway Museum, photograph 5090.

85. J.M.Gandy, The Rural Architect..., 1805, Plate XLII.

86. Information kindly supplied by Andrew Dick of the LDDC.

87. EIDC 279, pp.269–70.

88. MDR 1812/7/219: EIDC 279, p.230.

89. IOLR, B/160, pp.981, 983.

90. Ibid, p.1258; L/AG/1/1/32, pp.559–65 passim.

91. British Rail, Eastern Region (Stratford), plans of alterations (A.2038), 1932.

92. IOLR, B/167, pp.202, 568; L/AG/1/1/32, pp.559, 561–2.

93. National Railway Museum, photograph 9033.

94. IOLR, L/AG/1/1/32, p.574.

95. ICE, Smeaton Collection, Rennie MSS, Reports, second series, vol.2, pp.114–18.

96. IOLR, B/179, pp.199, 236; L/AG/1/1/32, pp.560, 574.

97. IOLR, B/191, p.93; L/AG/9/8/2, p.388.

98. IOLR, B/163, p.185; B/164, p.831.

99. EWIDC 435, p.65; 437, pp.149–53, 156. 219.

100. EWIDC 437, pp.42, 58–9: PRO, RAIL186/69, pp.171, 181, 203: PLA, 'Terms of Agreement' 29 June 1846: British Rail Property Board, deeds S16/62J.

101. British Rail Property Board, deeds S16/62J: Great Eastern Journal, No.41, Jan 1985, p.6.

102. PRO, RAIL227/19, pp.59–60, 69–70, 154: MDR 1886/9/757.

103. Great Eastern Journal, No.41, Jan 1985, p.6: Information supplied by British Rail Property Board and the LDDC.

104. VCH, Essex, vol.11, 1907, pp.411–12.

105. PRO, PROB11/448, f.187r: MDR 1722/6/220–1.

106. PRO, PROB11/319, f.334v.

107. MDR 1750/1/558; 1764/4/452.

108. John Strype, A Survey of London and Westminster, vol.2, 1720, p. 102.

109. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.27, assignment of 10 July 1753: MDR 1764/4/452: TH 5055.

110. Mr Mortimer, The Universal Director, 1763, p.62.

111. RB, Bromley.

112. TH 5055: THLHL, LC7202, pp.5–6.

113. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.27, lease and release of 22–23 Aug 1764: MDR 1764/4/453–4.

114. RB, Bromley.

115. Universal Magazine, July 1795, p.385.

116. EIDC 276, pp.278–9; 278, pp.85, 231: RB.

117. MDR 1886/9/757: EWIDC 462, p.293.

118. British Rail Property Board, LNER deed 509.

119. EIDC 276, pp.278–9; 278, pp.85, 231: RB.

120. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.62, lease etc. of 8 Dec 1874.

121. EIDC 281, pp.176–7.

122. EWIDC 447, p.215.

123. EWIDC 453, p.519; 454, pp.141–2, 171: MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.62, lease of 8 Dec 1874.

124. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.62, 'Orchard House' deeds: POD.

125. POD: Industrial World, mid-June 1930, pp.22–3: VFB, No.16, 1935 series, p.46: Daily Telegraph, 8 Oct 1986, p.21.

126. Goad, 1951 series, vol.xii, p.361: POD.

127. GLRO, MBW 2748 (1), n.d.

128. POD.

129. POD: VFB, No.16, 1935 series, p.54.

130. MiD, PLA Register 2b, lease of 1 May 1929 to J.J.Prior.

131. MiDS 3150, plan 1 July 1873.

132. MiD, expired leases 10 Feb 1938: Goad, 1951 series, vol.xii, p.361.

133. MiD, PLA plans 648/2211.

134. PRO, IR58/84590/2570–4.

135. VFB, No. 15, pp.161–2 (25 Jan 1952).

136. POD.

137. The Times, 11 July 1864, p.4f.

138. A History of Technology, ed. C.Singer et al., vol.IV, 1958, p.368: H.J.Powell, Glass Making in England, 1923, p.123: 13th Report of the Commissioners of Enquiry into the Excise Establishment...Glass, 1835, pp.40,42: Hentie Louw, 'Window-Glass Making in Britain c.1660—c.1860 and its Architectural Impact', Construction History, vol.7, 1991, pp.47–68.

139. Louw, op.cit., pp.59, 61.

140. GLRO, Acc 2636/19/20/1: Colvin: POD: RB.

141. PRO, C54/12, 278 (no.5): POD.

142. 13th Report...Glass.

143. MDR 1835/7/229.

144. TC Mins, vol.JJ/ 34, pp.422–3, 434–5

145. Pop.465, p.210v.

146. DSR 1845–7 Passim.

147. DSR 1846/156.

148. Tomlinson's Cyclopaedia of Useful Arts, n.d.[after 1862], p.780.

149. PRO, HO107/1566, ff.455–76.

150. Official Catalogue, 1851, p.136: Powell, op.cit, p.160: Charles Lammins, 'Old Orchard House', East London Papers, vol.4, no.1, 1961, p.34.

151. PRO, BT31/995/1528: The Times, 11 July 1864, pp.4f, 7a: BN, 13 May 1864, p.371.

152. The Times, 11 July 1864, p.4f:PRO, BT31/995/1528: Tomlinson's Cyclopaedia...,p.780.

153. Thames Iron Works Gazette (TIWG), vol.1, no.2, March 1895, p.38.

154. Tomlinson's Cyclopaedia..., pp.779–80.

155. The Times, 11 Aug 1865, p.7a.

156. MDR 1866/2/650.

157. The Times, 21 Jan 1874, p.6a.

158. PRO, BT31/995/1528: EWIDC 450, p.501.

159. PRO, BT31/1483/4538.

160. PRO, RG10/580, ff.3–16.

161. PRO, BT31/995/1528: The Times, 15 March 1873, p.6a.

162. The Times 21 Jan 1874, p.6a: PRO, BT31/1934/8021.

163. MDR 1877/7/161.

164. POD: Information kindly supplied by Mr P.G.Watson of Acatos & Hutcheson.

165. PRO, BT31/36851/73336; IR58/84590/2625–7.

166. Goad, 1927 series, vol.G,p.30.

167. GLRO, BA 47835, file 1.

168. Ibid, file 2: Goad, 1957 series, vol.G, p.30.

169. MDR 1884/12/25.

170. PRO, BT31/3810/23900; /2421/12184.

171. The Mill-Stone, April 1949, p.63: DSR 1884/117–18, 252–8, 399: PRO, IR58/84590/2630.

172. The Mill-Stone, Oct 1948, pp.110–12, Jan 1956, pp.732–3.

173. Ibid, Jan 1956, p.733.

174. PRO, BT31/4520/29544.

175. THLHL, LP966.660, p.4.

176. PRO, BT31/4969/33197; /6149/45320.

177. BN, 12 Nov, to Dec 1897, pp.680, xviii.

178. PRO, BT31/6149/45320.

179. BN, 12 Nov 1897, p.680: PRO, BT31/1114/45320.

180. RIBA Drawings Collection, Z/22/2 (1–40): DSR (special returns) 1912/7.

181. VFB, No.13, 1935 series, pp.6–17.

182. POD.

183. PRO, BT31/36851/73336; IR58/84590/2628.

184. PRO, IR58/84590/2631.

185. Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.30.

186. GLRO, BA 47835, file 1: Goad, 1957 series, vol.G., p.30.

187. SBL Mins, IV, pp.776(6), 934–5(9).

188. MiDS 3150, Survey and Valuation..., 15 Nov 1865, p.5: OS, sheet VII.72.

189. SBL Mins, XL, p.457: PRO, ED21/11843, letter of June 1894: MDR 1876/22/564.

190. SBL Mins, XL, p.457: PRO, ED21/11843 and 35074: DSR 1895/161–2; 1896/105–9.

191. PRO, ED21/11843, report of 5 Nov 1910.

192. PRO, ED21/35074.

193. PRO, ED21/11843, report of 5 Nov 1910.

194. PRO, ED21/57186; ED21/35074, 12 Dec 1935.

195. GLRO, LRB, Property Services Dept, Red Guard Book series, site 3981/5, Bow Creek School: Goad, 1957 series, vol.G, p.30.

196. THLHL, LP966.660, p.3: DSR 1882/481–3, 676–9; 1883/506.

197. GLRO, MBW 2745, sect.9.

198. PRO, IR58/84590/2634: DSR 1912/189, 343: GLRO, LCC/FB/GEN/2/95.

199. Goad, 1939 and 1957 series, vol.G, p.30.

200. THLHL, LP966.660, p.3: DSR 1881/526.

201. VFB, No.13, 1935 series, pp.4–5.

202. Goad, 1951 series, vol.G, p.30.

203. PRO, BT31/2399/11984.

204. The Manufacturer and Inventor, vol.II, 15 Dec 1888, p.554.

205. PRO, BT31/36851/73336: Industrial World, mid—May 1929.

206. GLRO, BA 47835, file I.

207. Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.30.

208. GLRO, BA 47835, file 1: Goad, 1957 series, vol.G, p.30.

209. GLRO, B/GLCC/3/1 passim, 4/1, pp.43, 45–6, 151, 290; B/NTG/2430.

210. GLRO, B/GLCC/3/1, pp.265–6.

211. GLRO, B/NTG/2430.

212. GLRO, B/GLCC/3/1, pp.57, 220, 265–6, 304.

213. GLRO, B/GLCC/14/1, pp.6, 20, 24.

214. GLRO, B/GLCC/16/1, p.522; B/NTG/2432: RB.

215. ELO, 24 Sept 1910, p.7: TIWG, June 1903, p.106: ILN, 8, 15 March 1845, pp.147, 161: Patent Journal and Inventors' Magazine, 3 April 1847.

216. POD: MDR 1858/15/66–7.

217. POD.

218. MDR 1858/14/704.

219. MDR 1858/15/66.

220. POD: MDR 1858/15/68.

221. VFB, No.13, 1935 series, p.22.

222. MBW Mins, 1857, pp.129, 808: The Mill-Stone, April 1950, p.46.

223. VFB, No.116, 1936, p.14; 119A, 1937, p.18: DSR 1936/669, 1286; 1937/802: GLRO, VA/Goad/G 1939.

224. Information kindly supplied by Andrew Dick of the LDDC.

225. GLRO, VA/Goad/G 1939: Goad, 1963 series, vol.G, p.30.

226. Clement Jones, pioneer Shipowners, vol.1, 1935, pp.97–8; L.Richmond & B.Stockford, Company Archives, 1986, p.883.

227. MiDS 3184, 3237: EWIDC 457, p.190.

228. MiDS 3150, Survey and Valuation..., 15 Nov 1865, p.4; surveyors' report, 27 Oct 1870: RB: POD.

229. MiDS 3150, Survey and Valuation..., 15 Nov 1865, p.5: PRO, BT31/557/2269: POD.

230. POD: EWIDC 453, pp.53, 208; 454, p.31; 455, p.134; 457, p.180.

231. DA 6093: DSR 1878/434; 1879/132–6: MiDS 3184.

232. DSR 1882/356.

233. DSR 1882/490; 1888/105; 1896/passim; 1897/120–2: Minutes of the Castle Line Company, 12 May 1882 (kindly communicated by Miss June Foster of The Tendimus Society).

234. Minutes of the Castle Line Company, 31 May, 28 June, 4 Oct 1895, 25 March 1898.

235. EWIDC 457, p.190: POD: GLRO, MBW 2745 (11).

236. DA 10,012.

237. VFB, No.29, 1935 series, pp.21 4.

238. THLHL, 901.2, SP221: POD.

239. DA 9545 (966): DSR 1908/72.

240. POD.

241. Goad, 1951 series, vol.xii, p.361.

242. POD.

243. MiD, unsorted box, conveyance 31 Jan 1927.

244. Goad, 1951, series, vol.xii, p.361.

245. P.Banbury, Shipbuilders of the Thames and Medway, 1971, p.164: RB.

246. THLHL, Maps 1681.

247. TIWG, vol.1 (no.1), 1895, p.40.

248. Banbury, op.cit., p.164; Engineering, 24 April 1885, p.434.

249. The Times, 21 May 1856, p.11d—e.

250. Banbury, op.cit., p.195.

251. Ibid: TIWG, vol.1 (no.1), 1895, p.4: VCH, Essex, vol.v, 1966, p.15.

252. Banbury, op.cit., pp.194–5: B, 26 July 1856, advert for sale of Mare's establishment.

253. TIWG, vol.VI (no.24), 1900, p.164: MBO 138, ff.437–8.

254. Mechanics' Magazine, 16 Aug 1861, p.95: TIWG, vol.VI (no.24), 1900, p.164.

255. TIWG, vol.VI (no.24), 1900, p.162: The Times, 27 Sept, 13 Oct 1855, pp.10c, 9d.

256. The Times, 27 Sept 1855, p.10e.

257. Banbury, op.cit., pp.195–6: The Engineer, 14 Nov 1856, p.622: TIWG, vol.II (no.5) 1896, p.4.

258. The Times, 27 Sept, 17 Nov 1855, pp.9d, Ioe.

259. TIWG, vol.IV (no.19), 1899, p.327: The Times 18 Jan 1856, p.9d.

260. Banbury, op.cit., p.268: PRO, BT31/219/686.

261. MDR 1857/2/933–5: The Engineer, 14 Nov 1856, p.622.

262. BN, 1 April 1854, p.124.

263. PRO, BT31/219/686.

264. Banbury, op.cit., p.196.

265. Mechanics' Magazine, 16 Aug 1861, p.94: Engineering, 23 June 1871, p.431.

266. Banbury, op.cit., p.269: P.Barry, Dockyard Economy and Naval Power, 1863, pp.210–11.

267. Mechanics' Magazine, 16 Aug 1861, p.95: The Thames Iron Works....Exhibition....1891, (GL, Pam.4145), pp.27–31: Survey of London, vol.XXXVIII, 1975, p.143 and n.

268. THLHL, Maps 1681: The Thames Iron Works....Exhibition...1891, (GL, Pam.4145), p.19.

269. ILN, 8 Sept 1860, p.225: The Times, 3 Sept 1860, p.Ioe: Mechanics' Magazine, 16 Aug 1861, pp.95–6.

270. MiDS 3150, pp.515–20.

271. Ibid, Survey and Valuation..., 15 Nov 1865, p.3.

272. TIWG, vol.IX (no.34), 1903, pp.51–2; IX (no.35), 1903, p.101: GLRO, O/45/1, Annual Report for 1902.

273. Sean J.McGrath, 'The Thames Iron Works (Canning Town) under the Chairmanship of Arnold Hills 1880–1912', MA thesis, 1983 (copy in Newham Reference Library, Stratford), pp.1, 6, 42–3: GLRO, 0/45/1, Minutes and Annual Reports, 1899– 1911.

274. MDR 1816/3/371.

275. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, lease of 21 April 1813.

276. MDR 1857/2/933.

277. POD: GLRO, MBW 2745.

278. POD.

279. POD: PRO, IR58/84590/2652.

280. H.Charles Hawkins, The Story of Hawkins and Tipson Ropemakers, [1959], pp.6, 11, 20, 23, 24: POD: DSR 1912/237: Goad, 1927 series, vol.G, p.29: VFB, No.13, 1935 series, p.36.

281. Goad, 1951 series, vol.G, p.29: POD.

282. MiDS 3150, p.359.

283. TC Mins, vol.Q/16, pp.461–2, R/17, pp.58–9: MDR 1813/4/269.

284. TIWG, vol.IX, No.34, 31 March 1903, p.53.

285. Good and Proper Materials: The Fabric of London Since the Great Fire, ed. H.Hobhouse and A.Saunders, 1989, pp.21–2.

286. RB: POD: MDR 1858/15/390.

287. MiDS 3150, pp.281–312 passim.

288. Ibid, pp.313–14.

289. Ibid, pp.299–302, 315 et seq: POD.

290. MiDS 3150, surveyors' report, 27 Oct 1870.

291. EWIDC 452, p.243: MDR 1872/14/669: Richmond and Stockford, op.cit., p.93.

292. B, 29 July 1877, p.990: GL, MS 30,010/50, p.129.

293. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, lease of 18 Aug 1813.

294. EWIDC 452, p.36: GLRO, MBW 2745: POD.

295. BN, 11 Nov 1904, p.679: GLRO, BA 23,327.

296. The Famous Orchard Dockyard Past & Present, compiled by John Crighton, junior, [nd], p.36, photograph.

297. Richmond and Stockford, op.cit., p.93: LBTH, DA S/053318.

298. GL, MSS 30,004/12, p.301; 30,010/18, pp.161, 174, 260, 263; 30,032/14, 15, passim: Trinity House, Deeds, draft leases of c1788 and 1789: RB.

299. GL, MS 30,010/18, pp.311–12: Trinity House, Deeds, draft lease of 1789: RB.

300. GL, MS 30,010/20, pp.307, 478: Trinity House, Deeds, lease of 1 Nov 1804: counterpart lease with MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59.

301. Trinity House, Title Deeds, lease of 19 April 1815; conveyance of 17 Oct 1815: conveyance of 4 Jan 1875.

302. GL, MSS 30,031/7, passim; 30,032/18, passim: MiD, TC Mins, vol.K/10, pp.318–19.

303. GL, MS 30,025/14, pp.172, 181, 325.

304. GL, MSS 30,004/25, p.138; 30,025/22, p.102.

305. GL, MSS 30,010/24, pp.35, 60, 70; 30,004/17, pp.214–15; 30,032/20, pp.95, 97, 103.

306. GL, MSS 30,025/20, pp.259, 310–11, 316; /21, pp.47, 296–8.

307. GL, MSS 30,025/48, p.355; /49, pp.125, 141, 230; 30,010/53, pp.584–5.

308. GL, MS 30,025/29, p.141.

309. GL, MS 30,025/10–19, passim.

310. GL, MSS 30,004/20, p.141; 30,025/10, pp.256–7, 259, 262–3; /11, pp.9, 33, 185.

311. PP 1908 (3937), XLIX.499, Minutes of Evidence taken before the Royal Commission on Lighthouse Administration, vol.11, qu.2060.

312. Capt. Thomas Golding, Trinity House from Within, 1929, p.54.

313. Golding, op.cit., p.39: BN, 24 Oct 1898, pp.883–4.

314. GL, MSS 30,025/21, p.261; /23, p.37.

315. GL, MS 30,108/2: Golding, op.cit., p.57.

316. GL, MS 30,010/41, pp.160, 198–9.

317. GL, MS 30,025/32, pp.82, 139, 143, 182: Douglass's plans have not survived.

318. GL, MS 30,025/33, p.238: POD.

319. GL, MS 30,025/34, pp.177, 188, 193.

320. GL, MS 30,010/41, p.243.

321. GL, MS 30,052/11, pp.265–70.

322. GL, MS 30,025/21, p.261.

323. PRO, MT2/40 (no. 1297); MT10/H550/70; MT10/H7481/74 (file H2572): pp 1908 (3937), XLIX.499, Minutes of Evidence taken before the Royal Commission on Lighthouse Administration, vol.11, qu.2432.

324. GL, MSS 30,025/38, pp.53, 96–7; /40, pp.44; /41, pp.76–7: PRO, MT10/H7481/74 (file H2572).

325. PRO, MT9/M367/75.

326. 27 & 28 Vic, c.27.

327. 34 & 35 Vic, c.101.

328. PRO, MT9/M367/75.

329. Ibid; MT10/H7481/74.

330. PRO, MT10/H7481/74.

331. GL, MSS 30,010/50, p.558; 30,025/42: DSR 1875/405–7.

332. GL, MS 30,025/42, p.75; 'Blackwall Depot — Reconstruction', TS report, 7 May 1954.

333. Plans in possession of Trinity House.

334. GL, MSS 30,010/51, p.272; 30,025/42, p.346; /43, pp.76, 156, 242, 258, 267, 276–7: DSR 1876/272.

335. GL, MSS 30,025/49, pp.103–4, 175; /53, p.215: Trinity House, 'Blackwall Depot — Reconstruction', TS report, 7 May 1954: DSR 1881/420; 1886/136.

336. DSR 1881/313: DA 6421.

337. DA 6911.

338. GL, MS 30,025/54, p.89: PRO, MT10/H5227/10: DA 9533: DSR 1908/72.

339. GL, MSS 30,010/101, p.276; /102, pp.125, 147, 163, 170; /112, p.165: Trinity House, 'Blackwall Depot — Reconstruction', TS report, 7 May 1954: PP 1908 (3923), XLIX.457, Royal Commission on Lighthouse Administration, vol.1, p.17.

340. Trinity House, plans etc for the reconstruction; 'Blackwall Depot — Reconstruction', TS report, 7 May 1954.

341. GLRO, BA 26687.

342. Information kindly supplied by Andrew Dick of the LDDC.

343. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, lease of 20 Jan 1813: RB: IOLR, L/M/1/8, pp.20–3.

344. RB: POD.

345. IOLR, L/MAR/1/7, p.1122; L/MAR/1/8, pp.20–3, 889; L/MAR/1/9, p.17; L/MAR/1/11, pp.53, 89; L/MAR/1/15, pp.50, 950.

346. RB: MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, lease of 13 June 1818; TC Mins, vol.T/19, pp.452–3, 477 8: MDR 1830/4/110: Contract Journal, 13 Nov 1946, p.1172.

347. RB.

348. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, lease of 18 Nov 1812.

349. RB.

350. GL, MS 30,025/10, p.127.

351. RB: GL, MS 30,004/22, p.323.

352. MiDS 3150, pp.461–2.

353. Ibid, Survey and Valuation..., 15 Nov 1865, pp.1–2.

354. Trinity House, Title Deeds, 'Instructions further to advice' 1874, conveyance of 4 Jan 1875.

355. MDR 1886/24/1: GL, MS 17,868, p.113.

356. GL, MS 17,868, pp.41, 61, 65.

357. Ibid, pp.150, 167, 181, 351, 353.

358. NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/1A, pp.2–4: MDR 1890/12/776; 1890/19/324: Edgar Hurd, Eighty-Six Years Plus. The Story of the London Graving Dock Company Limited, 1976, pp.6–7.

359. NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/1A, pp.28, 34, 39.

360. Ibid, p. 121; /6A, 3 Feb 1949.

361. NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/5, 4 July 1928, 19 June 1929.

362. NMM, RTS/LDG/B/1/8, 3 Dec 1968, 9 June 1970.

363. GL, MS 30,025/18, p.400.

364. MiDS 3150, Survey and Valuation..., 15 Nov 1865, p.1: Dock and Harbour Authority, vol.30, Oct 1949, p.162.

365. NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/2, pp.103, 107, 114, 115; RTS/LGD/B/1/1A, 19 March, 23 April, 8 Oct 1903.

366. NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/5, 13 June, 4 July 1928, 17 April, 19 June 1929.

367. NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/6A, 15 April 1943, 7 June, 15 Nov 1945, 25 Nov 1948: Contract Journal, 13 Nov 1946, p.1172: Dock and Harbour Authority, vol.30, Oct 1949, pp.159–62.

368. NMM, RTS/LGD/B/1/8, 9 June 1970, 16 Feb 1971.

369. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, lease of 20 Jan 1813; TC Mins, vol.H/8, pp.258, 264, 267; TC Plan no.1440017: RB: Banbury, op.cit., pp.43, 154, 307.

370. PP 1813–14 (115), VIII. 1, Minutes of Evidence taken before the Select Committee...on East India-built Shipping, 19 April—30 June 1814, pp.19, 343.

371. RB: GLRO, Maps and Prints, Poplar A23 786, unsourced cutting dated 1824.

372. Ibid.

373. MDR 1838/2/694: RB.

374. MDR 1824/12/1238.

375. The Times, 18 Nov 1837, p.4a.

376. MDR 1838/6/362; 1839/2/285: RB: Banbury, op.cit., p.164.

377. MiDS 3150, p.219.

378. MDR 1838/6/362; 1839/2/285: RB: Banbury, op.cit., p.164: MiDS 3150, pp.117, 121, 135.

379. MiDS 3150, pp.239–58 passim: RB.

380. MiDS 3150, p.265, and surveyors' report, 27 Oct 1870.

381. EWIDC 453, p.134.

382. MDR 1877/34/292: POD.

383. POD: Goad, 1927 and 1951 series, vol.G, p.29: NMM, RTS/GD/B/1/8, 16 Feb 1971.

384. MiD, TC Plans nos 1440017, 1190005.

385. MDR 1816/3/371: EIDC 290, p.41.

386. MiD, PLA Reg.1A, surrender of 20 Aug 1881.

387. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, lease of 25 Dec 1769.

388. MiDS 3150, pp.191–2; plan of 1836.

389. MiD, PLA Schedule of Title Deeds..., p.59, lease of 30 Aug 1798; p.30, lease of 21 Sept 1796.

390. MDR 1812/4/346.

391. MDR 1816/3/371: EIDC 281, pp.206–7.

392. CLRO, Plan 27.DI: cf plans in MDR 1812/4/346 and 1816/3/371.

393. RB: IORL, L/MAR/1/8, pp.285–6.

394. RB: Banbury, op.cit., pp.206–7: EIDC 287, p.427.

395. EIDC 287, pp.427, 438–9, 440.

396. Banbury, op.cit., p.209.

397. Ibid, pp.207–8: POD.

398. GL, MS 14,943/5, pp.9, 138; 14,943/6, p.135: MiD, PLA Reg 1A surrender of 20 Aug 1881: POD.

399. POD.

400. GL, MS 15,627A/8: DSR 1876–1900 passim.

401. GL, MS 14,943/6, p.41; 14,943/7, pp.39, 184; 14,943/11, p.165.

402. GL, MS 14,943/9, pp.113, 138.

403. GLRO, AR/TP/P41/65.

CHAPTER XXIV (pp.686–724)

Modern Docklands

1. Ted Hollamby, Docklands; London's Backyard into Front Yard, 1990, p.10.

2. LDDC, Isle of Dogs: A Guide to Design and Development Opportunities, 1982: David Gosling, 'The Isle of Dogs, London Docklands: Discrepancy in approaches to urban design', Cities, Nov 1983, pp.57–158: Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.34.

3. Evening Standard, 25 June 1990, 'London Docklands 1991' supplement, p.1.

4. Reyner Banham, Paul Barker, Peter Hall, Cedric Price, 'Non-Plan: An Experiment in Freedom', New Society, 20 March 1969, pp.435–43.

5. Building Design, 15 Feb 1991, p.10.

6. Independent, 4 June 1988, p.2.

7. Building Design, 6 Sept 1991, pp.8–9.

8. Ibid, 14 Nov 1986, p.30.

9. AJ, 6 June 1984, p.31.

10. LDDC, London Docklands Housing Guide, 1988, p.248.

11. Hollamby, op.cit., p.11.

12. LDDC, London Docklands Housing Review, 1988, p.247.

13. GLC Mins, 1971, p.248.

14. GLC Mins, 1975, p.749.

15. London Docklands Strategic Plan, pp.3, 14, 17.

16. Sue Brownill, Developing London's Docklands: Another Great Planning Disaster?, 1990, pp. 133–4.

17. Guardian, 1 July 1980, p.3.

18. LDDC, Corporate Plan, 1986, p.3.

19. Ibid.

20. Ibid: Docklands Light Railway News, No.8, Jan 1989, p.8: New Civil Engineer, 4 July 1991, pp.16–21.

21. Construction News, 1 Dec 1988, p.8.

22. B, 18 Nov 1988, p.7.

23. Financial Times, 10 Aug 1989, p.16: Estates Times, 23 Nov 1990, p.15.

24. Economist, 24 June 1989, pp.35–6.

25. Construction News, 22 Sept 1988, pp.16–17.

26. Independent, 15 April 1991, p.23.

27. Brownill, op.cit., p.134.

28. LDDC News Release, 29 Nov 1989.

29. Planner, 23 June 1989, p.27.

30. Association of London Authorities and The Docklands Consultative Committee, 10 Years of Docklands: How the Cake was Cut, 1991, p.9.

31. New Builder, 31 Jan 1991, p.12: ELA, 1 Feb 1991, p.13; 3 May 1991, p.6: Local Government Chronicle, 1 Feb 1991, p.10: Building Design, 1 Feb 1991, p.3: Financial Times, 30 April 1991, p.10: Docklands News, May 1991, p.3: Estates Times, 3 May 1991: Independent, 16 July 1992, p.3.

32. LDDC News Release, 8 Feb 1991: Guardian, 4 Feb 1991, p.6: Docklands Forum, Feb 1991, p.[4].

33. The Times, 16 Oct 1990, p.2.

34. New Builder, 2 May 1991, p.5.

35. New Civil Engineer, 4 July 1991, pp.16–21.

36. LBTH, Tower Hamlets Local Trade Developments, No.17, Nov 1982, p.6: ELA, 19 Aug 1983, p.3: Daily Express, 23 Sept 1983, p.13: New Civil Engineer, 4 July 1991, pp.16–21.

37. Daily Telegraph, 24 June 1987, p.21; 6 Oct 1988, p.12.

38. LDDC, Enterprise Zone Road Improvements, 1988: Docklands Recorder, 6 Oct 1988.

39. ELA, 25 Nov 1988, p.14: LDDC, Keep The Traffic Moving, 11 Aug 1989, p.[4].

40. LDDC, Annual Report 1987–88, p.25: City Recorder, 16 June 1988.

41. LBTH, Tower Hamlets Local Trade Developments, No.23, Feb 1984, p.5.

42. ELA, 30 June 1989, p.21.

43. LDDC News Release, 2 April 1990: LDDC, Isle of Dogs Wapping, Limehouse & Poplar Street Plan, 1988.

44. Contract Journal, 12 Oct 1989, pp.14–15: LDDC News Release, 29 Nov 1989: New Civil Engineer, 28 March 1991, p.8: Construction News, 13 Feb 1992, p.5: Independent, 16 Oct 1992, p.8: The Times, 17 May 1993, p.31; 18 May 1993, p.8: Limehouse Link, 'New Civil Engineer' Supplement, May 1993.

45. LDDC News Release, 8 Nov 1990.

46. Financial Times, 11 May 1987, p.34: LDDC News Release, Nov 1989.

47. LDDC News Release, 8 Nov 1990.

48. New Civil Engineer, 4 July 1991, p.12.

49. Stratford Express, 15 Dec 1967, p.3.

50. Docklands Redevelopment Proposals for East London, vol.1, pp.114–15.

51. Light Rail Transit Association, Transit for Docklands, c1982, appendix.

52. London Docklands Strategic Plan, p.40.

53. Stephen Jolly and Bob Bayman, Docklands Light Railway: Official Handbook, 1987, pp.5, 32.

54. Estates Gazette, 19 April 1986, p.281.

55. AJ, 8 Aug 1984, p.23: Information notes issued by the DLR, 17 Sept 1987, p.7.

56. Guardian, 29 July 1987, p.4: Daily Telegraph, 31 Aug 1987, p.11.

57. Jolly and Bayman, op.cit., pp.13, 16, 17, 47.

58. Ibid, pp.22, 24, 34.

59. Ibid, p.40.

60. AJ, 8 Aug 1984, pp.22–9.

61. Jolly and Bayman, op.cit., p.10: Building Design, 27 Jan 1988, p.36.

62. AJ, 8 Aug 1984, p.25.

63. Jolly and Bayman, op.cit., p.12.

64. Ibid, p.46: Guardian, 8 June 1987, p.20.

65. Guardian, 8 June 1987, p.20: Docklands Light Railway News, No.9, June 1989, p.1.

66. Evening Standard, 18 March 1991, p.50.

67. The Times, 23 Aug 1989, p.8; 16 Oct 1990, p.5; 11 April 1992, p.10: Financial Times, 15 Nov 1990, p.26: AJ, 21 Nov 1990, p.9: Independent, 15 April 1991, p.23.

68. Docklands Light Railway News, No.9, June 1989, p.1: The Times, 23 Aug 1989, p.8.

69. Independent, 15 April 1991, p.23.

70. The Times, 23 Aug 1989, p.8.

71. Information leaflet issued by the DLR, summer 1990.

72. Docklands Light Railway News, No.8, Jan 1989, p.8.

73. Construction News, 23 Feb 1989, pp.20–6: Michael Hebbert, 'One "Planning Disaster" after Another: London Docklands 1970– 1992', London Journal, vol.17, no.2., 1992, p.126.

74. Brownill, op.cit., p.137.

75. Information leaflet issued by the DLR, summer 1990.

76. Docklands Light Railway News, No.6, July 1987, p.4: The Times, 29 July 1991, p.27: Evening Standard, 26 Nov 1991, p.41.

77. Docklands Recorder, 17 Aug 1989, pp.5, 7.

78. New Civil Engineer, 4 July 1991, pp.16–21: Building Design, 23 Oct 1992, p.6; 29 Jan 1993, p.5.

79. Daily Telegraph, 24 July 1989, p.21: Financial Times, 2 Aug 1989, p.6: Construction News, 3 Aug 1989, p.52.

80. Information leaflet issued by the DLR, summer 1990: London Docklands in the News, No.376, 1 Aug 1990, p.10: Construction News, 23 Aug 1990, pp.10–11: The Times, 16 Oct 1992, p.23; 17 May 1993, p.33: Information supplied by DLR, 12 Jan 1994.

81. The Times, 21 Nov 1990, p.5.

82. Construction News, 24 Jan 1991, p.9: Docklands News, Dec 1992, p.2: Information from DLR, Oct 1993.

83. Financial Times, 28 Oct 1991, p.12.

84. Evening Standard, 5 Sept 1991, p.5: Financial Times, 2 April 1992, p.16.

85. Docklands News, Aug 1992, p.9.

86. London Docklands Strategic Plan, p.41.

87. Brownill, op.cit., p.144.

88. Contract Journal, 30 Nov 1989, p.16.

89. Guardian, 1 July 1980, p.3; 7 June 1989, p.13: Building Design, 26 May 1989, p.6.

90. Daily Telegraph, 24 July 1989, p.8.

91. Financial Times, 17 Nov 1989, p.1: Contract Journal, 30 Nov 1989, p.16.

92. The Times, 29 Oct 1991: Estates Times, 3 May 1991, p.1.

93. Construction News, 4 July 1991, pp.16–21.

94. B, 24 April 1992, pp.18–19.

95. Independent, 31 March 1992, p.26; 2 April 1992, p.28.

96. Evening Standard, 14 Dec 1992, p.6.

97. Building Design, 23 Oct 1992, p.18: Evening Standard, 22 Dec 1992, p.4: 22 Feb 1993, p.1: The Times, 15 March 1993, p.7; 29 Oct 1993, pp.25, 29; 30 Oct 1993, p.7; 1 Dec 1993, p.12: Department of Transport, Press Notice, 8 Dec 1993: Daily Express, 9 Dec 1993, p.7.

98. Docklands redevelopment proposals for East London, vol.1, p.115.

99. LDDC, Annual Report and Accounts, 1982–83, p.20: LDDC, Corporate Plan, 1986, p.29.

100. Evening Standard, 3 May 1988, p.14.

101. Thames Line PLC, prospectus, 1987.

102. Leaflets issued by Thames Line during 1988: Docklands Digest, No.19, vol.3, 1989, pp.19–22.

103. City Recorder, 8 Aug 1991.

104. Docklands Recorder, 26 Jan 1989, p.1: Daily Telegraph, 2 Feb 1989, p.25.

105. Daily Telegraph, 24 Feb 1989, p.2: Docklands Recorder, 22 March 1989, p.14: Independent, 16 April 1991, p.8: ELA, 12 June 1992, p.17; 3 July 1992, p.16: Evening Standard, 14 Sept 1992, p.32.

106. Docklands News, January 1993, p.3: Evening Standard, 19 April 1993, p.54: Independent, 21 Aug 1993, p.15.

107. London Docklands Strategic Plan, pp.18, 58–60.

108. LBTH, Isle of Dogs: a plan for the 1980s, 1981, pp.23, 26–7, 29, 39.

109. Docklands Consultative Committee/Docklands Forum/Campaign for Homes in Central London, Priced Out of Town, 1989, pp.11– 12, 15.

110. Ibid, p.15.

111. London Architect, Nov 1981, p.21.

112. Priced Out of Town, p.19.

113. LBTH, Isle of Dogs; a plan for the 1980s, 1981, p.8 (Fig.1).

114. Brownill, op.cit., p.123.

115. Docklands News, March 1983, pp.6–7: LDDC, Annual Report and Accounts, 1982–3, p.14.

116. Priced Out of Town, p.13.

117. Research Services Ltd for LDDC, London Docklands Household Survey 1990, 1991, p.46 & fig.24.

118. Guardian, 3 Nov 1984, p.24.

119. Priced Out of Town, pp.19, 23–4.

120. Midweek, 6 March 1986, p.10.

121. Priced Out of Town, p.19.

122. Docklands Consultative Committee, The Docklands Experiment, 1990, p.50.

123. Priced Out of Town, pp.23–4.

124. LDDC, Annual Review, 1987–8, p.26.

125. Docklands News, Nov 1989, p.1.

126. Ibid, Jan 1986, pp.1, 12.

127. Guardian, 25 Jan 1986, p.29: Priced Out of Town, p.16: The Docklands Experiment, p.50.

128. Guardian, 25 Jan 1986, p.29: Financial Times, 17 July 1986, p.7.

129. Research Services Ltd for LDDC, London Docklands Household Survey 1990, 1991, p.25 & fig.5.

130. Association of London Authorities and The Docklands Consultative Committee, 10 Years of Docklands: How the Cake was Cut, 1991, pp.11–13.

131. Docklands Digest, No.32, 1992, p.23; No.33, 1992, p.25: Evening Standard Magazine, July 1992, p.115.

132. Financial Times, 23 May 1987, p.ix: Docklands Magazine, No.6, Oct-Nov 1987, pp.20–1.

133. Financial Times, Weekend 9/10 Nov 1991, p.xi: Brian Edwards, London Docklands: Urban Design in an Age of Deregulation, 1992, p.7.

134. B, 5 Feb 1988, pp.42–7: Architect, Builder, Contractor and Developer, Jan 1989, p.32.

135. B, 5 Feb 1988, pp.42–7: Docklands Magazine, No.23, Sept 1989, p.32.

136. The Times, 4 May 1987, p.3.

137. London Docklands Housing Review, pp.222–3.

138. London Architect, Nov 1981, p.21: ELA, 11 Aug 1989, p.6.

139. Independent, 10 Sept 1988, p.42.

140. Financial Times, 25 Oct 1986, p.xi: Weekend Guardian, 26–27 Aug 1989, p.25.

141. Independent, 10 Sept 1988, p.42.

142. AJ, 8 Nov 1989, p.24.

143. Ibid.

144. Independent, 10 Sept 1988, p.42.

145. Priced Out of Town, p.20.

146. Ibid, p.24: The Docklands Experiment, p.49.

147. London Standard, 11 Sept 1986, p.39: The Times, 13 May 1987, p.35: The Islander, Nov 1987, p.[1]: Observer, 6 Dec 1987, p.58.

148. Sunday Telegraph, 1 March 1992, p.xxv.

149. Financial Times, 12 Dec 1987, p.x.

150. The Times, 18 Nov 1986, p.21: Financial Times, 8 Aug 1987, p.viii.

151. Financial Times, 12 Dec 1987, p.x.

152. Sunday Times, 6 Aug 1989, p.A6a: See also The Times, 18 Nov 1986, p.21.

153. THLHL, LBTH Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 5 Sept 1986, item 5.2.

154. Financial Times, 8 Aug 1987, p.viii; 24 Oct 1987, p.xii.

155. The Times, 23 Jan 1988, p.3.

156. Evening Standard, 5 Oct 1988, p.29.

157. Sunday Times, 6 Aug 1989, p.A6.

158. Evening Standard, 5 Oct 1988, p.29.

159. Guardian, 10 Sept 1988, p.32.

160. Sunday Times, 6 Aug 1989, p.A6.

161. Independent, 19 Aug 1989, p.17.

162. Ibid, 20 July 1989, p.29: The Times, 20 July 1989, p.3: Daily Telegraph, 20 July 1989, p.27: Guardian, 14 Aug 1989, p.10; 15 Aug 1989, p.2: Financial Times, 30 Aug 1989, p.22.

163. Guardian, 30 Aug 1989, p.8.

164. Evening Standard, 6 Jan 1989, p.7.

165. Daily Telegraph, 5 Aug 1988, p.7: Evening Standard, 5 Oct 1988, p.29.

166. Estates Gazette, 24 March 1990, p.29.

167. Sunday Times, 13 May 1990, p.11.

168. Evening Standard Magazine, July 1992, pp.107, 120.

169. Building Design, 22 Sept 1989, p.7.

170. Daily Telegraph, 20 July 1989, p.27.

171. Docklands News, Aug 1992, p.15.

172. The Times, 6 Nov 1991, p.38.

173. London Docklands Property Guide, Autumn 1989, p.22.

174. Evening Standard, 27 Feb 1991, p.17.

175. Guardian, 8 Oct 1990, p.5.

176. ELA, 12 April 1991, p.6.

177. Building Design, 22 Sept 1989, p.7: Guardian, 8 Oct 1990, p.5.

178. Independent, 30 May 1992, p.41.

179. Daily Express, 8 March 1991, p.37; 28 June 1991, p.41: Docklands News, May 1991, p.6: Sunday Telegraph, 1 March 1992, p.xxv: Independent, 30 May 1992, p.41.

180. Independent, 30 May 1992, p.41: Evening Standard, 19 April 1993, p.56.

181. Independent, 30 May 1992, p.15.

182. Docklands News, 9 Sept 1987, p.17: ELA, 9 Sept 1988, p.36: London Docklands Housing Review, 1988, p.242.

183. London Docklands Housing Review, 1988, p.253: Docklands Magazine, No.23, Sept 1989, pp.25–34.

184. Landscape Design, Oct 1986, p.68: Hackney and Tower Hamlets Chamber of Commerce News and Views, Spring 1987, pp.19–21: ELA, 21 April 1989, p.20.

185. City Recorder, 21 May 1987, p.9: New Civil Engineer, 24 Sept 1987, pp.22–4: Construction News, 21 Jan 1988, pp.22–3: B, 5 Feb 1988, pp.42–7: Docklands News, Feb 1988, p.10: AJ, 24 and 31 Aug 1988, p.13: New Statesman and Society, 30 Sept 1988, pp.48–9: London Docklands Housing Review, p.225: AR, April 1989, pp.28–39: Building Design, Supplement, Sept 1989, p.27.

186. ELA, 1 June 1984, p.5: Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.40: Department of the Environment, Housing Design Awards, 1987: London Docklands Housing Review, p.227.

187. Building Design, 19 June 1987, pp.38–9: AJ, 30 Sept 1987, p.65; 17 Aug 1988, pp.20–7: ELA, 3 June 1988, p.12: The Times, 31 Oct 1988, p.22: London Docklands Housing Review, pp.229–30: Country Life, 23 Nov 1989, pp.76, 78.

188. B, 26 June 1987, p.8: AJ, 25 May 1988, p.10: Docklands Magazine, No.13, Sept 1988, p.24: Docklands Digest, No.13, Nov 1988, p.9: London Docklands Housing Review, p.232: Guide to London Docklands, 1990, p.38.

189. Docklands Magazine, Oct 1988, pp.2, 4; Oct-Nov 1989, pp.4, 6: London Docklands Housing Review, p.233: Architect, Builder, Contractor, and Developer, Jan 1989, pp.32–3.

190. 'De Bruin Court', publicity leaflet issued by Moram Homes, c1988: Observer, 8 May 1988, p.50.

191. City of London Post, 17 Aug 1984, p.6; 12 Oct 1984, p.2: ELA, 28 Sept 1984, p.35: London Docklands Housing Review, p.234.

192. ELA, 21 Jan 1983, p.2: Docklands News, Nov 1983, p.5: London Docklands Housing Review, p.237.

193. Property Monthly Review, June 1984, p.11: London Docklands Housing Review, p.239.

194. Information kindly supplied by Keith Julier of Essex Self-Build Advisory Service, Sept 1990: ELA, 15 Feb 1985, p.15: Docklands News, Feb 1985, p.5; Feb 1986, p.5; Nov 1987, p.6.

195. ELA, 28 Sept 1984, p.35: London Docklands Housing Review, p.241: Docklands Magazine, No.9, April 1988, p.15.

196. Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.43: London Docklands Housing Review, p.243: ELA, 9 June 1989, p.10: Docklands Digest, No.18, [no month] 1989, p.30.

197. ELA, 23 Oct 1987, London Docklands Business Supplement, p.IV: London Docklands Housing Review, 1988, p.245: London Docklands Property Guide, Summer 1989, p.22: Estates Gazette, 13 Jan 1990, p.22.

198. Daily Telegraph, 7 Aug 1984, p.15: Property International, Dec 1984, pp.100–1: Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.43: London Docklands Housing Review, pp.247–8.

199. ELA, 19 Nov 1985, p.6; 10 May 1985, p.9.

200. Except where otherwise stated, this account is based on AJ, 18 Oct 1988, pp.50–6.

201. Independent, 7 Nov 1987, p.19.

202. Daily Telegraph, 7 Aug 1984, p.15: Observer, 6 Dec 1987, p.58.

203. Independent, 7 Nov 1987, p.19: Observer, 6 Dec 1987, p.58.

204. Independent, 7 Nov 1987, p.19.

205. Ibid: Observer, 6 Dec 1987, p.58.

206. The Islander, Jan 1987, p.[2].

207. Docklands Magazine, No.17, Feb 1989, p.47.

208. The Islander, Jan 1987, p.[2].

209. Docklands Magazine, No.17, Feb 1989, p.47.

210. ELA, 6 Jan 1989, p.4: Planning, 3 Feb 1989, p.5: Docklands Digest, 16 Feb 1989, p.7.

211. Docklands News, May 1988, p.4.

212. The Daily Telegraph Guide to London Docklands, 1988, p.42.

213. Observer, 6 Dec 1987, p.58.

214. Sale particulars from Parris & Quirk of Glengall Bridge, Poplar, cApril 1988: THLHL, LBTH, Isle of Dogs Standing Neighbourhood Committee, agenda papers, 29 Nov 1988, item 6.2.

215. 'Quay West', publicity folder issued by Wimpey Homes, c1988: London Docklands Housing Review, p.252: Docklands Magazine, No.16, Dec-Jan 1988–9, pp.20, 23.

216. London Standard, 11 Sept 1986, p.39: B, 19 Sept 1986, p.11: London Docklands Housing Review, pp.254–5: Evening Standard, 19 April 1993, p.56.

217. ELA, 23 Oct 1987, London Docklands Business Supplement, p.XI; 22 Jan 1988, p.12: London Docklands Housing Review, p.242: 'Island Square', publicity sheet issued by Laing Homes, c1989.

218. LBTH, Achievements in Tower Hamlets Docklands 1976–81, 1981, pp.5–6.

219. Hollamby, op.cit., p.11.

220. Design, March 1987, pp.22–3.

221. Daily Telegraph, 2 Feb 1987, p.13.

222. Estates Times Review, April 1982, p.52.

223. Financial Times, 12 Dec 1986, p.6.

224. Accountancy Age, 5 Nov 1987, pp.24–5.

225. Hollamby, op.cit., p.11.

226. Independent, 15 April 1992, p.17: Edwards, op.cit., p.137.

227. Edwards, op.cit., p.137.

228. Hall, op.cit., pp.355–7.

229. Financial Times, 5 Sept 1985, p.27.

230. Ibid.

231. Estates Gazette, 13 Dec 1986, pp.1305, 1309.

232. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 23 Nov 1989, p.65.

233. Financial Times, 5 Sept 1985, p.27.

234. Economist, 26 Oct 1985, p.83.

235. The Times, 18 Nov 1986, p.19.

236. Estates Gazette, 13 Dec 1986, p.1309.

237. Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.44.

238. AJ, 18 June 1986, p.22.

239. Independent, 7 March 1988, pp.8–9.

240. London Docklands Business News, Autumn 1992, p.[1].

241. Docklands News, Aug.1991, p.8.

242. Building Design, 25 June 1993, p.6.

243. Sunday Telegraph, 18 April 1993, p.43: The Times, 21 April 1993, p.29.

244. Financial Times, 12 Dec 1986, p.6.

245. Docklands News, Nov 1991, p.13: The Times, 14 Sept 1993, p.24; 14 Oct 1993, p.29.

246. Financial Times, Weekend, 9–10 November 1991, p.XI.

247. Evening Standard, 1 Oct 1990, p.17.

248. Financial Times, 16 Jan 1988, p.v: The Lloyd's List, 15 Oct 1990, p.8: Money Management, Dec 1990: The Times, 13 Feb 1991, p.32.

249. Financial Times, 30 May 1990, p.27.

250. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 17 May 1990, p.11: Financial Times, 30 May 1990, p.27.

251. Daily Telegraph, 29 March 1988, 'Docklands Development Supplement', p.v: Daily Express, 11 Nov 1991, p.41.

252. ELA, 15 April 1988, p.4: See also Daily Telegraph, 14 March 1989, p.1.

253. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 23 Nov 1989, p.61: Daily Telegraph, 14 March 1989, p.1: Financial Times, 10 Feb 1990, p.7.

254. Daily Telegraph, 29 March 1988, Docklands Development Supplement, p.v.

255. Financial Times, 3 Dec 1985, p.8: The Times, 27 Feb 1986, p.21; 2 May 1986, p.10: Commercial Property Supplement, 20 May 1992, p.III.

256. The Times, Commercial Property Supplement, 20 May 1992, p.III: Evening Standard, 8 May 1992, p.13.

257. Independent, 23 April 1992, p.23.

258. Cities, May 1990, p.121.

259. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 23 Nov 1989, p.61.

260. Estates Times, 21 July 1989, p.28: Daily Telegraph, 3 Oct 1989, p.xi.

261. Daily Telegraph, 3 Oct 1989, p.xi.

262. Ibid, 3 April 1990, p.31.

263. Financial Times, 8 Nov 1990, p.8.

264. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 17 May 1990, p.11: Financial Times, 30 May 1990, p.27.

265. Daily Telegraph, 17 March 1990, p.23: Construction News, 22 Nov 1990, p.14.

266. Evening Standard, 18 Feb 1991, p.50.

267. Ibid, 25 March 1991, p.42; 16 March 1992, pp.52–3.

268. The Times, 22 June 1991, p.24.

269. Estates Times, 3 July 1992.

270. Daily Telegraph, 16 April 1991, p.23.

271. Estates Times, 15 March 1991, p.7: Building Design, 12 April 1991, p.2.

272. The Times, Commercial Property Supplement, 20 May 1992, p.IV.

273. Financial Times, 30 May 1992, p.6: AJ, 20 Jan 1993, p.8.

274. Independent, 23 April 1992, p.23.

275. AJ, 11 & 18 Dec 1991, pp.56–63.

276. Evening Standard, 31 Oct 1992, p.31; 10 Nov 1992, p.54.

277. Financial Times, 30 May 1992, p.6.

278. Estates Times, 26 July 1985, p.4: B, 1 Nov 1985, p.33.

279. London Docklands Housing Review, 1988, p.246.

280. Information supplied by Whittam Cox Ellis Clayton Partnership, Jan 1991.

281. ELA, 4 Feb 1983, p.14; 9 Sept 1983, p.4; 30 Sept 1983, p.3; 12 June 1987, p.3: The Times, 15 Sept 1986, p.21.

282. LBTH Mins, 1981–2, p.52: ELA, 9 Sept 1983, p.4.

283. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 18 Oct 1990, p.17: Construction News, 18 Oct 1990, p.10: Docklands Recorder, 18 Oct 1990, p.89: ELA, 19 Oct 1990, p.16; 27 March 1992, p.12: Daily Express, 22 Oct 1990, p.28.

284. Building Design, 21 Sept 1984, p.52.

285. Economist, 26 Oct 1985, p.83.

286. Daily Telegraph, 14 Oct 1985, p.16: Economist, 26 Oct 1985, p.83: Financial Times, 18 Nov 1985, p.21: The Times, 27 Feb 1986, p.21: Vistas, Spring 1987, p.22: Evening Standard, 25 June 1990, London Docklands 1990 supplement, p.1: Guardian, 2 Sept 1991, p.4: 'The Men Who Built Canary Wharf', Channel 4 television programme, 22 Sept 1991: Independent on Sunday, 17 May 1992, p.15.

287. Economist, 26 Oct 1985, p.83.

288. Financial Times, 18 Nov 1985, p.21: AJ, 15 July 1987, p.10: Docklands Magazine, No.7, Christmas 1987, p.38.

289. Guardian, 26 Nov 1985, p.24: Art & Design, Dec 1985, p.9.

290. Financial Times, 11 Feb 1986, p.8; 16 Sept 1986, p.6.

291. Building Design, 10 Oct 1986, p.3.

292. Financial Times, 18 Nov 1985, p.21.

293. 'The Men Who Built Canary Wharf', Channel 4 television programme, 22 Sept 1991.

294. AJ, 29 April 1987, p.9; 15 July 1987, p.10.

295. For example, Financial Times, 3 Dec 1985, p.8.

296. Independent, 16 May 1992, p.17.

297. Financial Times, 31 July 1987, p.26: Olympia & York, handout on Canary Wharf, 1 June 1989: Estates Times, 15 March 1991, p.7: 'The Men Who Built Canary Wharf', Channel 4 television programme, 22 Sept 1991.

298. The Times, 16 May 1992, p.2.

299. Business, March 1991: For the background history of the Reichmanns and O & Y, see Independent on Sunday, 17 May 1992, pp.14–15 and Vanity Fair, Oct 1992, pp.124–52.

300. Vanity Fair, Oct 1992, p.129.

301. LDDC Press Release, 17 July 1987.

302. Docklands Consultative Committee, All That Glitters is not Gold: A Critical Assessment of Canary Wharf, 1992, pp.19–20.

303. Docklands Magazine, No.7, Christmas 1987, p.38.

304. AJ, 11 & 18 Dec 1991, p.58.

305. Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, p.40.

306. Ibid.

307. Information from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Sept 1990.

308. New Builder, 20 June 1991, pp.20–2.

309. Olympia & York, Canary Wharf Fact Book, Feb 1992, p.6.

310. Olympia & York, Canary Wharf (Development Particulars), July 1990, unpaginated: Olympia & York, Canary Wharf Fact Book, Feb 1992, p.6.

311. Canary Wharf, No.1, March 1988, p.[4].

312. 'The Men Who Built Canary Wharf', Channel 4 television programme, 22 Sept 1991: The Times, 16 May 1992, p.2.

313. Daily Telegraph, 5 Nov 1987, p.4: London Docklands in the News, No.324, 12 July 1989, p.16.

314. Docklands Magazine, No.11, Summer 1988, p.38.

315. Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, p.33.

316. Ibid, p.24.

317. Daily Telegraph, 29 March 1988, Docklands Development supplement, p.v: Sunday Times Magazine, 2 Oct 1988, p.17: Independent, 5 Sept 1988, p.15: Sunday Times, 14 May 1989, p.D14: London Docklands in the News, No.324, 12 July 1989, p.16: Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, p.24.

318. Docklands News, May 1988.

319. Estates Gazette, 12 May 1990, p.22: City Recorder, 29 Nov 1990: Daily Telegraph, 3 April 1991, p.32: Sunday Times, 9 June 1991, p.L3: Independent, 13 July 1991, p.27: Canary Wharf Visitors Guide, [1991]: Information displayed in Canary Wharf Visitors' Centre, Aug 1991: Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, pp.104–7: AJ, 11 and 18 Dec 1991, p.66: Olympia & York, Canary Wharf Fact Book, Feb 1993, p.10.

320. Evening Standard, 27 Aug 1991, p.2.

321. Retail Week, 16 May 1991: AJ, 11 & 18 Dec 1991, p.59.

322. Olympia & York, Canary Wharf Fact Book, Feb 1992, p.10: Retail Week, 6 Dec 1991: Daily Telegraph, 25 Aug 1992, p.19.

323. Sunday Times, 29 March 1992, p.3.3.

324. Daily Express, 14 April 1992, p.41.

325. Sunday Times, 19 May 1991, p.4/1.

326. Financial Times, 2 May 1991, p.25.

327. Estates Gazette, 21 Sept 1991, p.102.

328. Vanity Fair, Oct 1992, p.152: The Times, 21 April 1992, p.29; 11 May 1992, p.25.

329. Independent on Sunday, 17 May 1992, p.15.

330. The Times, 11 May 1992, p.17.

331. Guardian, 16 May 1992, p.19.

332. Evening Standard, 8 May 1992, p.13.

333. Independent, 23 March 1992, p.26.

334. Vanity Fair, Oct 1992, p.129.

335. Independent, 16 May 1992, p.17.

336. Ibid, 23 March 1992, p.26.

337. Daily Express, 24 March 1992, p.37: Sunday Times, 29 March 1992, pp.3.1–3.2.

338. The Times, 2 May 1992, p.19.

339. Ibid, 8 April 1992, p.21; 14 April 1992, p.17.

340. Evening Standard, 8 May 1992, pp.1, 12.

341. The Times, 16 May 1992, p.17.

342. Financial Times, 15 May 1992, p.22.

343. Independent, 28 May 1992, p.1: Evening Standard, 28 May 1992, p.31.

344. London Docklands in the News, 7 Aug 1992, pp.38–40.

345. Vistas, Spring 1987, p.22.

346. Ibid.

347. The Times, 18 May 1992, p.13.

348. Ibid, 29 May 1992, p.19.

349. Independent on Sunday, 31 May 1992, Business Section, p.1.

350. The Times, 30 May 1992, pp.19, 21.

351. Ibid, 18 June 1992, p.19.

352. Sunday Express, 31 May 1992, p.19.

353. The Islander, Aug 1992, p.1.

354. The Times, 3 June 1992, pp.1, 18, 19; 6 June 1992, p.19; 13 July 1992, p.17; 14 Aug 1992, p.15.

355. Daily Express, 13 Aug 1992, p.41: The Times, 13 Aug 1992, p.15; 14 Aug 1992, p.15; 21 Sept 1992, p.23; 25 Sept 1992, p.20: Vanity Fair, Oct 1992, p.127.

356. The Times, 27 Aug 1992, p.17.

357. The Times, 11 May 1992, p.17; 12 May 1992, p.17; 13 May 1992, p.17; 3 June 1992, pp.1, 19.

358. Evening Standard, 15 Oct 1992, p.31.

359. The Times, 12 Oct 1992, p.44; 13 Nov 1992, p.3: Evening Standard, 4 Nov 1992, p.18.

360. The Times, 6 June 1992, p.2; 16 July 1992, p.2.

361. Evening Standard, 8 June 1992, p.2.

362. Ibid, 9 Nov 1992, pp.30–1; 14 Dec 1992, p.6.

363. Ibid, 15 Oct 1992, p.35.

364. Daily Telegraph, 25 Aug 1992, p.19.

365. The Times, 3 April 1993, p.21; 20 April 1993, p.1; 21 April 1993, p.29; 23 April 1993, p.26; 6 July 1993, p.24; 26 July 1993, p.2; 29 Oct 1993, pp.25, 29; 30 Oct 1993, p.7: Sunday Telegraph, 18 April 1993, p.43.

366. New Civil Engineer, 15 Oct 1987, p.7: Construction News, 12 Nov 1987: B, 8 April 1988, p.8: Brownill, op.cit., p.62: LDDC, Keep The Traffic Moving, 24 July 1991, p.[2]: Olympia & York Canary Wharf Fact Book, Feb 1992, p.24.

367. LDDC, Annual Review 1987–88, p.25: LDDC, Keep The Traffic Moving, 11 Aug 1989, p.[1]: ELA, 6 April 1990, p.6.

368. AJ, 6 April 1988, p.8: Canary Wharf News, No.6, Feb 1990, p.[3]: Docklands Recorder, 6 Dec 1990, p.62: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 6 June 1991: New Builder, 20 June 1991, pp.20–2: Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, pp.48–50.

369. AJ, 6 April 1988, p.8; 11 & 18 Dec 1991, p.60: Docklands Magazine, Summer 1988, No. 11, p.38: Developer's Information Sheets, 1 June 1989: Canary Wharf News, No.7, April 1990, pp.[2–3]: New Builder, 28 March 1991, p.8; 20 June 1991, pp.20– 22: Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, pp.54–6: Independent, 1 April 1992, p.23: Docklands News, Aug 1992, p.6.

370. Olympia & York Canary Wharf Ltd, press releases, 23 March, 22 June 1989: AJ, 12 April 1989, p.19: Building Design, 21 April 1989, p.1, 2: B, 21 April 1989, p.22: Sunday Times, 14 May 1989, p.D14a: Construction News, 22, 22 June 1989, p.3: New Builder, 20 June 1991, p.20–2: Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, pp.60–2: Independent, 1 April 1992, p.23: Daily Telegraph, 25 Aug 1992, p.19.

371. Canary Wharf News, No.1, March 1988, p.[4]; No.6, Feb 1990, p.[3]: AJ, 6 April 1988, p.8: B, 17 Feb 1989, p.12: Developer's handout, 1 June 1989: New Builder, 28 March 1991, p.8; 20 June 1991, pp.20–22: Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, pp.66–7: Morning Advertiser, 24 May 1991; 19 Sept 1991.

372. Canary Wharf News, No.1, March 1988, p.[4]: Developer's handout, 1 June 1989: New Civil Engineer, 25 Jan 1990: New Builder, 20 June 1991, pp.20–2: Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, pp.67–8.

373. Construction News, 8 June 1989, p.12: B, 13 July 1990, p.8: New Builder, 20 June 1991, pp.20–2: Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, p.72: The Times, 12 May 1992, p.17; 15 May 1992, p.17.

374. AJ, 6 April 1988, p.8; 11 & 18 Dec 1991, p.60: Canary Wharf News, No.1, March 1988, p.[4]; No.9, Dec 1990, p.[1]: Financial Times, 29 March 1990, p.1; 8 Nov 1990, p.8: Guardian, 9 Nov 1990, p.2: Docklands News, Dec 1990, p.3: New Builder, 9 March 1990, p.4: Estates Times, 13 Sept 1991: Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, pp.19–20: ELA, 18 Sept 1992, p.9: Docklands Recorder, 19 Nov 1992, p.1.

375. Daily Telegraph, 30 March 1988, p.9: Docklands Digest, No.21, Vol.3, Dec 1989, p.14. Canary Wharf News, No.6, Feb 1990, p.[3]: ELA, 30 March 1990, p.15: Canary Wharf Visitors Guide, [1991]: Canary Wharf: A Landmark in Construction, 1991, pp.76– 8: Olympia & York, Canary Wharf Fact Book, Feb 1992, p.25.

376. B, 15 Dec 1989, p.8: New Builder, 13 Dec 1990, p.9: London Docklands in the News, No.396, 19 Dec 1990, p.6: Canary Wharf Visitors Guide, [1991]: Olympia & York, Canary Wharf Fact Book, Feb 1992, p.24: Daily Telegraph, 25 Aug 1992, p.19: Evening Standard, 22 Feb 1993, p.7.

377. London Docklands in the News, No.396, 19 Dec 1990, p.6: Canary Wharf Visitors Guide, [1991]: Daily Telegraph, 25 Aug 1992, p.19.

378. B, 19 Sept 1986, p.11: Independent, 26 Jan 1987, p.21: Construction News, 19 Nov 1987: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 14 Jan 1988, p.39: Building Design, 5 Feb 1988, p.48; 22 July 1988, p.3: City Recorder, 28 April 1988: Docklands Magazine, No.10, May 1988, p.28: ELA, 22 July 1988, p.10: LDDC, London Docklands Property Portfolio, revised 3 May 1990, pp.6–7.

379. ELA, 21 April 1989, p.21; 28 April 1989, p.13: AJ, 19 July 1989, pp.42–9: B, 1 Dec 1989, p.9.

380. Estates Times, 22 July 1988, pp.13–25: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 15 Dec 1988, p.4: Docklands Recorder, 16 Feb 1989, p.6: Financial Times, 20 Feb 1989, p.22a; 5 Feb 1990, p.12: Building Design, 24 Feb 1989, p.16: Contract Journal, 31 Aug 1989, p.1: B, 22 Sept 1989, p.28; 26 April 1991, Cladding and Curtain Walling supplement, p.11: Building Today, 14 Sept 1989, p.5: Contract Journal, 31 May 1990: City of London & Docklands Times, 14 Aug 1992, p.7: The London Docklands Guide, Winter 1992/Spring 1993, p.12.

381. Estates Times, 5 Nov 1982, p.2: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 21 July 1983, p.125; 25 April 1985, pp.249–60: B, 14 Sept 1984, p.24: Financial Times, 2 Nov 1985, p.xii: Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.45: Information supplied by Newman Levinson & Partners, 26 April 1991.

382. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 31 Jan 1985, p.244: B, 17 May 1985, p.11: Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.47: AJ, 10 Feb 1988, p.50: Information supplied by Newman Levinson & Partners, 26 April 1991.

383. Unless otherwise cited, the description of this building is based upon the following: Independent, 5 July 1989, p.3: Sunday Times, 10 Sept 1989, p.38: New Civil Engineer, 26 Oct 1989, pp.36–7: Building Design, 1 Dec 1989, p.8: Financial Times, 22 Jan 1990, p.13: Docklands News, Aug 1991, p.12: David Jenkins, Financial Times Print Works: Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners, 1991.

384. B, 14 Aug 1987, p.9: AR, Nov 1988, pp.44, 49: Stephanie Williams, ADT Architecture Guide: Docklands, 1990, pp.138–9.

385. New Civil Engineer, 1 Dec 1988, pp.35–7.

386. Financial Times, 9 March 1987, p.32: Glengall Bridge, publicity booklet issued by Glengall Bridge Ltd, c1987: Docklands Magazine, No.5, Sept 1987, pp.38–40; No.6, Oct-Nov 1987, p.46; No.13, Sept 1988, p.28; No.20, May 1989, p.42: Docklands Recorder, 20 April 1989, p.7: Financial Times, 30 May 1989, p.20: ELA, 16 Nov 1990, p.14: Construction Weekly, 20 March 1991, p.10: Glengall Bridge West, publicity booklet issued by the agents, Grant & Partners, c1990–1.

387. Estates Times, 16 Nov 1984, p.1: Estates Gazette, 5 April 1986, p.45: Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.44.

388. Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.44.

389. Williams, op.cit., p.124.

390. Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.44: Docklands Magazine, No.10, May 1988, p.28: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 26 Nov 1987, p.14.

391. Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.44.

392. Estates Times, 18 July 1986, p.3.

393. B, 17 March 1989, p.7.

394. Financial Times, 5 May 1987, p.29: Docklands Magazine, No. 10, May 1988, p.28; No.14, Oct 1988, pp.40–1: Estates Gazette, 2 July 1988, p.2.

395. B, 8 Feb 1985, p.13: Estates Gazette, 4 July 1987, p.3: AJ, 15 July 1987, p.13: Docklands Magazine, No.5, Sept [1987], pp.36–7; No.12, Aug 1988, p.34; No.15, Nov-Dec 1988, p.38: The Times, 30 May 1990, p.39: Lloyd's List, 23 July 1990, p.10: Building Today, 26 July 1990, p.5.

396. B, 19 Sept 1986, p.11: Construction News, 13 Nov 1986: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 5 Feb 1987, p.8; 10 Nov 1988, offices supplement, p.28–31: Daily Telegraph, 11 Oct 1988, p.iii.

397. B, 14 April 1989, p.25.

398. Docklands Magazine, No.17, Feb 1989, pp.28–9.

399. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 19 Nov 1987, p.10: Estates Gazette, 21 Nov 1987, p.995.

400. Construction News, 18 Feb 1988, p.12; 21 July 1988, pp.26, 47.

401. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 22 Sept 1988, p.7: Construction News, 21 July 1988, pp.26, 47: Docklands Magazine, No.13, Sept 1988, p.28.

402. Financial Times, 16 Jan 1988, p.v.

403. Building Today, 9 Feb 1989, pp.42, 45.

404. ELA, 12 May 1989, p.18.

405. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 4 June 1987, p.4: Construction News, 21 July 1988, pp.26, 47.

406. Construction News, 21 July 1988, pp.26, 47: Docklands Digest, 11 Sept 1988, p.16.

407. Financial Times, 30 May 1992, p.6.

408. Independent, 24 Sept 1990, p.3.

409. Information kindly supplied by Andrew Dick, April 1991.

410. Estates Gazette, 5 April 1986, p.45: Independent, 20 July 1987, p.17: Port of London, 1987 pt 3, p.98: Harbour Quay, publicity brochure issued by the developer, c1987.

411. AJ, 23 March 1983, pp.28–31: AR, Jan 1984, p.73.

412. Financial Times, 9 Feb 1984, p.8: ELA, 30 March 1984, p.6: Building Design, 22 March 1985, p.1: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 26 Nov 1987, p.14: AJ, 23 Nov 1988, p.7: Williams, op.cit., p.118: Docklands Digest, No.14, Dec 1988, p.14.

413. Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.41: ELA, 9 Nov 1990, p.56.

414. Building Design, 22 March 1985, p.1; 19 June 1987, p.41: Financial Weekly, 19–25 April 1985: Architects' Journal Focus, July 1988: Williams, op.cit., pp.118–20.

415. AJ, 18 June 1986, p.22; 23 Nov 1988, p.7: Building Design, 20 June 1986, p.3; 12 Oct 1990, p.1; 6 Sept 1991, pp.8–9: Estates Gazette, 3 Oct 1987, p.6; 19 Nov 1988, p.2: ELA, 27 Nov 1987, p.21; 19 Feb 1988, p.14: Architects' Journal Focus, July 1988: New Civil Engineer, 28 Jan 1988, p.10: Planning, 23 Nov 1990, p.1: Daily Telegraph, 26 Nov 1990, p.18: Edwards, op.cit., p.64: Docklands News, June 1992, p.14.

416. Information supplied by Newman Levinson & Partners: Estates Gazette, 19 Sept 1987, p.1277: Docklands Magazine, No.9, April 1988, p.40: Contract Journal, 31 May 1990.

417. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 25 Nov 1982, p.337; 19 Jan 1984, p.151: B, 18 Feb 1983, p.66: AJ, 15 June 1983, p.49: Standard, 16 June 1983, p.9: Daily Telegraph, 1 Nov 1983, p.25: Financial Times, 4 Nov 1983, Industrial property Survey: LDDC, Annual Report & Accounts 1983/4, inside front cover: Indescon Court, publicity brochure issued by the developer, c1984: British Business, 4 Jan 1985, p.11: Industrial Planning and Development, March 1985: Docklands Magazine, No.5, Sept [1987], p.36.

418. Estates Times, 31 March 1989, p.3: AJ, 5 April 1989, p.12: Building Design, Supplement, March 1991, p.II.

419. Docklands Reporter, 5 Nov 1987, p.13: Building Design, 11 Nov 1988, p.1; 15 March 1991, p.1: Guardian, 14 Nov 1988, p.38: ELA, 25 Nov 1988, p.14: LDDC News Releases, 11 Sept 1989 and 15 March 1990: Independent, 15 April 1992, p.17: Building, 15 May 1992, pp.42–6.

420. B, 10 Jan 1986, pp.36–41; 27 Feb 1987, p.8; 15 Jan 1988, p.46: Estates Times, 23 Sept 1988, p.3.

421. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 25 Nov 1982, p.337; 5 May 1983, p.254; 19 Jan 1984, p.154: 'The Lanterns', brochure issued by the developer, c1983–4: ELA, 2 March 1984, p.40; 29 June 1984, p.41: British Business, 4 Jan 1985, p.11.

422. LDDC, London Docklands Property Portfolio, revised 3 May 1990, pp.3, 22.

423. Building Design, 10 May 1985, p.7: Standard, 30 May 1985, p.47: Financial Times, 17 July 1986, p.7: LDDC, Annual Review, 1986– 7, p.18: City of London & Docklands Times, 26 July 1990: Information kindly supplied by Mr Stanley Trevor, Jan 1991.

424. Docklands Recorder, 27 Oct 1988, p.87: Docklands Magazine, No.16, Dec-Jan 1988–9, p.68: LDDC, London Docklands Property Portfolio, revised 3 May 1990, pp.3, 35: Building Design, 8 May 1992, p.3; 24 July 1992, p.32.

425. Docklands News, March 1990: B, 22 Feb 1991, p.10.

426. Daily Telegraph, 2 Dec 1986, p.27: LDDC, London Docklands Commercial Property Guide, 1st edn, undated and unpaginated.

427. LDDC, Annual Report and Accounts, 1983–4, p.6; 1984–5, p.13: Port of London, 1984 pt 2, p.43: Docklands Recorder, 26 Oct 1989, p.14.

428. The Times, 29 May 1986, p.21c: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 29 May 1986, p.696: City Recorder, 20 Nov 1986: Construction News, 12 Nov 1987: ELA, 27 Nov 1987, p.20: Docklands Magazine, No.15, Nov-Dec 1988, p.36; No.19, April 1989, p.34; No.20, May 1989, p.42: 'Meridian Gate', developer's publicity brochure, 1988.

429. Construction News, 21 July 1988, pp.26, 47: Docklands Magazine, No.15, Nov-Dec 1988, p.36; No.20, May 1989, p.42.

430. Guardian, 20 Oct 1984, p.16: LDDC, Annual Report and Accounts, 1983–4, p.21: City Recorder, 2 Feb 1984: British Business, 4 Jan 1985, p.11: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 25 April 1985, p.249: Building Design, 13 Nov 1987, p.48.

431. PLA xli, p.178: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 6 Sept 1984, p.534; 21 June 1990, p.17: Estates Gazette, 22 Nov 1986, p.944: Estates Times, 9 Jan 1987, p.3; 22 June 1990: Design, March 1987, p.22: Docklands Magazine, No.9, April 1988, p.42.

432. ELA, 13 May 1983, p.5: Planning, 20 May 1983, p.16: The Times, 11 May 1984, p.18; 12 June 1993, p.20: Building Design, 24 May 1985, p.11: Information kindly supplied by Stanley Trevor, Jan 1991.

433. ELA, 16 Sept 1983, p.2; 21 Sept 1984, p.9; 26 Oct 1984, p.4: B, 23 Sept 1983, p.13.

434. LDDC, Annual Report and Accounts 1984/85, p.28: Estates Gazette, 19 April 1986, pp.261–83: Williams, op.cit., p.122.

435. City Recorder, 25 June 1987: Port of London, 1987 pt 3, p.101; 1988 pt 2, pp.64–5: Information supplied by YRM Feb 1991.

436. Estates Gazette, 28 June 1986, p.1412; 11 July 1987, p.142; 16 July 1988, p.3: Construction News, 19 Nov 1987: AJ, 2 Nov 1988, p.11: Sweden Today, Oct-Nov 1988.

437. LDDC, London Docklands Property Portfolio, revised 3 May 1990, pp.3, 38.

438. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 3 Dec 1987, p.41; 23 Nov 1989, p.39: AJ, 20 Sept 1989, p.12: Williams, op.cit., pp.136–8.

439. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 13 Sept 1984, p.615: ELA, 27 June 1986, p.35: Building Design, 14 Nov 1986, pp.30–1; 11 Nov 1988, p.15: Docklands Digest, No.13, Nov 1988, p.15: Docklands Recorder, 10 Nov 1988, p.3: 'Skylines 2', undated developer's publicity brochure: Information kindly supplied by Mr Simon Powell of Hutchinson Partners, May 1991.

440. Estates Gazette, 31 Aug 1985, p.755: Financial Times, 28 Oct 1986, p.8; 30 May 1990, p.27: The Times, 18 Nov 1986, p.27, advertisement; 11 May 1992, p.17: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 20 Nov 1986, p.763; 17 May 1990, p.11: Daily Telegraph, 1 April 1987, p.2; 27 April 1987, pp.22–4.

441. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 20 Nov 1986, p.763; 17 May 1990, p.11; 8 Nov 1990, p.5; 18 April 1991, p.14: ELA, 21 Nov 1986, p.18; 12 Aug 1988, p.6: City Post, 8 Oct 1987: Estates Gazette, 10 Oct 1987, p.131: Docklands Magazine, No.6, Oct-Nov 1987, p.41; No.20, May 1989, p.42. Docklands Recorder, 19 Jan 1989, p.1: Financial Times, 30 May 1990, p.27: Property Gazette, Jan 1991: Property Monthly, March/April 1991: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 21 May 1992, p.6.

442. Financial Times, 29 Jan 1987, p.30: Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.47: AJ, 10 Feb 1988, p.48.

443. Building Today, 15 Sept 1988, p.5: London Docklands In the News, No.285, 5 Oct 1988, p.17: Docklands Magazine, No.15, NovDec 1988, p.38: Contract Journal, 28 Sept 1989, p.38: Sunday Correspondent, 10 June 1990, p.51: Williams, op.cit., p.136: Building Design, 15 Feb 1991, p.10.

444. B, 18 April 1986, p.8; 11 Dec 1987, p.8: Financial Times, 26 Sept 1986, p.11: Building Design, 11 Dec 1987, p.4; 13 April 1990, p.10: Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 23 Feb 1989, p.13; 15 March 1990, p.4: Construction News, 30 Aug 1990, p.32: Williams, op.cit., p.124: S.K.Al Naib, Discover London Docklands, 1992, p.58.

445. Chartered Surveyor Weekly, 12 Nov 1987, p.9; 26 Jan 1989, p.63: Building Design, 27 May 1988, p.15: Hackney & Tower Hamlets Chamber of Commerce: News & Views, Summer 1988, p.7: Docklands Magazine, No.19, April 1989, p.34: AJ, 2 May 1990, p.11.

446. Financial Times, 31 July 1987, p.26: Port of London, 1987 pt 4, pp.142–3.

447. ELA, 12 July 1985, p.7: AJ, 27 May 1987, p.84: Financial Times, 31 July 1987, p.26: Publicity brochure issued by the agents, Clapshaws, c1987.

448. Docklands Magazine, No.1, Winter 1986, p.65: AJ, 27 May 1987, p.7: Building Design, 19 June 1987, p.45: Financial Times, 31 July 1987, p.26: Port of London, 1987 pt 4, pp.142–3: Information supplied by Newman Levinson & Partners, 26 April 1991.

449. Financial Times, 31 July 1987, p.26.

450. Port of London, 1987 pt 4, pp.142–3; 1988 pt 4, p.133; 1989 pt 2, p.29: Information supplied by Newman Levinson & Partners, 26 April 1991.

451. Contract Journal, 9 Nov 1989, p.22: The Times, 29 Nov 1989, p.7: Evening Standard, 30 March 1990, p.14: Information kindly supplied by Mr T.Lundgren of Wimpey, Aug 1990: Daily Express, 11 Nov 1991, p.41: Financial Times, 16 May 1992, p.11: Evening Standard, 31 Oct 1992, p.3; 10 Nov 1992, p.54.

452. Financial Times, 3 July 1989, p. 12b: City Recorder, 27 July 1989: Daily Telegraph, 17 March 1990, p.23: New Builder, 22 Nov 1990, p.12: Construction News, 22 Nov 1990, p.14: Docklands News, Aug 1992, p.6.

453. Daily Telegraph, 26 July 1983, p.13: B, 29 July 1983, p.11; 14 Nov 1986, p.56.

454. B, 14 Nov 1986, pp.52, 56: Daily Telegraph, 27 April 1987, p.22.

455. B, 30 May 1986, p.15; 14 Nov 1986, pp.49–56.

456. Ibid, 14 Nov 1986, p.52.

457. Financial Times, 3 May 1988, p.32: Site information board, Aug 1990: Information kindly supplied by Mr Ray King, Oct 1993.