Much of this section derives from the research of Prebendary Arthur Royall
(13 October 1919 – 17 June 2013).
East London Churches with dates of Consecration
The Parish Churches Of Bethnal Green
St. Matthew 1746
St. John on Bethnal Green 1823
St. Philip 1840
St. Peter 1841
St. Andrew 1841
St. James the Less 1842.
St. James the Great. Bethnal Green Rd 1844 (The Red Church)
St. Jude 1844.
St. Bartholomew 1844.
St. Simon Zelotes 1847.
St. Matthias 1848.
St. Thomas 1850.
St. Paul 1864.
St. Barnabas. Grove Road 1870,
Ten churches built in 10 years 1840-1850.
The Parish Churches Of Poplar
St. Mary the Virgin Bromley-St. Leonard. 12 century
St. Mary Stratford atte Bow. 1719
All Saints Poplar. 1823
St. Stephen, North Bow. (Tredegar Rd) 1827
Christ. Church, Isle of Dogs. 1857
St. Michael & All Angels. Bromley by Bow. 1864
St. Matthias, Poplar (formerly E. I. Co. Chapel) 1867
St. Stephen, Poplar. 1867
St. Gabriel. South Bromley. Chrisp Street. 1869
St. Luke, Millwall. 1870
St. John, Isle of Dogs. 1872
St. Mark. Victoria Park 1872
St. Saviour. Poplar. 1874
All Hallows. Bromley by Bow (Devons Rd) 1874
St. Paul. Old Ford. 1878
All Hallows. East India Dock Road. 1879
St. Peter. Garford St. Limehouse. 1885
St. Andrew. Bromley by Bow. 1901
St. Frideswide. Lodore St. Poplar 1904 (Mission 1884)
Several of these churches had existed as District Mission Churches before being consecrated and given parochial status.
There were also Mission churches which were never given parochial status such as St. Nicholas, Blackwall Stairs in the parish of All Saints Poplar.
St. Dunstan & All Saints Stepney Green. 13 & 15c
Holy Trinity. Minories . 14c
St. Mary Matfelon. Whitechapel 13c & 1877
St. John at Wapping. Wapping. 1617 & 1760
St. Paul. Shadwell 1670 & 1820
Christ. Church. Spitalfields. 1729
St. George in the East. Cannon Street Road. 1729
St. Anne. Limehouse. 1730
St. Philip. Newark Street. 1823 & 1892
St. James Ratcliff. 1838
St. Peter. Cephas Street 1838
St. Thomas. Arbour Square 1838
Holy Trinity. Mile End Old Town 1839
St. Mark. Goodmans Fields. 1839
All Saints. Buxton Street. 1839
Christ. Church. Watney Street. 1841
St. Mary (Wheler Chapel 1670) Spital Square. 1842
St. Paul. Dock Street. 1847
St. Jude. Whitechapel 1848
St. Mary. Cable Street. 1850
St. John-the-Evangelist. Halley Street 1853
St. Paul. Bow Common. 1858 & 1960
St. Matthew. Pell Street. 1859
St. Stephen. Commercial Street 1861
St. Peter. London Dock. 1861
St. John-the-Evangelist Grove Street. 1869
St. Luke. Burdett Road. 1869
St. Matthew. Commercial Road 1871
St. Benet. Mile End Road. 1872
St. Olave. Hanbury Street. 1875
Christ. Church. Jamaica Street 1877
St. Anthony. Globe Road. 1879
St. Augustine. Settle Street. 1879
St. Faith. Shandy Street Opened 1891
Blitzed (bombed) Churches In Poplar and Stepney
St. Benet. Mile End. Bombed August. 1940
St. Augustine Settle Street, Stepney Bombed 1940
St. Matthew Commercial Road gutted by incendiaries. April 9 1941
St. George in the East. gutted by incendiaries May 1941
St. James Butcher Row Shadwell gutted by incendiary bombs Sept 1940
St. John Ev. Halley Street, Stepney. Bombed 16 September 1940
St. Nicholas Blackwall Stairs, Poplar. Bombed Sept 1940
St. Thomas Arbour Square, Stepney.
Severely damaged by incendiaries 1941
St. John. Halley Street.
Severely damaged by incendiaries September 11 & 13 1940
St. Faith. Shandy Street. Stepney. Badly damaged by bomb blast. 1940
St. Cuthbert Isle of Dogs bombed 1940
St. Luke Isle of Dogs bombed 1940
St. Frideswide. Lodore St. Poplar
All Hallows East India Dock Road
St. Andrew Bromley by Bow. Bombed September 1940
St. Gabriel Chrisp Street
St. Stephen. East. India Dock Road