Yeo Street, E3

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Named after Sir Alfred William Yeo (October 13, 1863 – April 14, 1928) a self-made businessman and Liberal politician he was a member of the Poplar District Board of Works in the 1890s, he went on to become one of the first Poplar Borough councillors. From AD1910 he represented Limehouse on the London County Council. Between AD1903 and AD1904, he served as Mayor of Poplar.

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