English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

The Borough of Poplar

Metropolitan Borough in the County of Middlesex


The metropolitan borough of Poplar is composed of the parishes of Poplar (a hamlet of Stepney till 1817), St Leonard's Bromley and St Mary Stratford Bow (a chapelry of Stepney till 1719).

Parishes in this Metropolitan Borough