Tallack Road, E10

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Named in 1934 after R J Tallack who had been Secretary of the Leyton Ratepayers Association, which had been set up by some of the area’s new inhabitants following development. Its aim was to reduce expenditure by the West Ham Poor Law Union Guardians, including corruption. Tallack was also a founding member of the Leyton Antiquarian Society becoming its first ever chairman.

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