George Green's School, East India Dock Road, Poplar "was erected through the munificence of George Green, a philanthropist who disbursed over £100,000 in charities; Chrisp Street and Bow Lane Schools owe their existence to his benevolence too; he also built and endowed the Sailors' Home in East India Dock Road, now the Board of Trade offices."
George Green's School,1927 East India Dock Road Always wanted to go there but was not clever enought. could only get into Stepney green and after a few months i moved to Essex so didn't get to go there for long then they moved it to the isle of dogs Millwall By then we moved back to poplar and i then went to Saint Saviour Church of England School.
Poplar Hospital for Accidents, East India Dock Road. I was in and out of there all the time when i was a kid its a wonder my mum never had the social services after her for what i got up to Remember it was the swinging 60s and there were loads of old houses waiting to be pulled down so me and friends use to play in them the trouble was we were always getting hurt and then up to the hospital for plaster, stitches and bandages.
Miss Susan Lawrence (1871-1947) In 1900 elected to the London School Board.4 years later co-opted to LCC education committee.On Polar council in 1921- jailed for 6 weeks for refusing to levy full rates in the poverty-stricken area of Poplar.One of the first women MPs representing East Ham North for Labour from 1923-24 and 1926-31 and in 1930 was Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health 1929-31.