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    History of Barking in 1886,Establishments & Institutions

    History of Barking


    Official Establishments, Local Institutions etc

    Post, Money Order & Telegraph Office, Savings Bank & Government Annuity & Insurance Office, Axe Street – Alfred Stephens, postmaster. Letters dispatched at 9.50 am, 12.20, 5 & 9 pm & on Sundays at 8 pm, delivered at 7 & 8.45 am & £ & 6 pm. Money order office open from 9 am to 6 pm, on Saturday from 9 am to 7 pm. Post Office Savings Bank open daily, same hours as money order office. Wall End is the postal district of East Ham.
    Parcel Post deliveries 8.45 & 6 pm; dispatched 12.20 & 9 pm

    Urban Sanitary Authority

    Board Room, East Street
    Board day on second Thursday in month at 8 pm
    R Hewett, chairman, Roden Lodge
    William Bewers, Highfield house
    E A Davies, Linton Road
    Henry Martin, Northbury house
    D H Smith, Linton Road
    H Lindsell, The Ship, Heath Street
    H H Mason, Abbey Lodge
    Edward H Glenny, Linton Road
    E H Waltham, Rippleside
    F Beale, Beckton house, Beckton
    Clerk, Charles Eustace Wilson, Basing Chambers, 20 Basinghall Street EC
    Treasurer, Wm Howard, London & County Bank, Lombard Street
    Medical Officer of Health, Edward Samuel Lee, Abbey lodge
    Surveyor, Charles James Dawson, East Street
    Inspector of Nuisances, Frederick Martin, East Street
    Collector, William Lake, East Street
    Insurance Agents :-
    County Fire, J Bissell, North Street & William Simmonds, Barking Road
    Norwich Union Fire, J A Millns
    Phoenix Fire, E J Bentley
    Royal Exchange, H H Mason, East Street
    Sun Fire, T E Fitt, Broadway
    Westminster, Austin Mays, Broadway

    Public Establishments:-

    Almshouses, East Street
    Barking & East Ham Provident Dispensary, H H Mason, surgeon, Broadway
    Essex Regiment, 1st Volunteer Battalion (D company), headquarters, North Street; Samuel Glenny, captain
    Metropolitan Police Station, North Street, Thomas Dixon & Richard Jeffery, inspectors; 2 sergeants & 28 constables
    Public Lighting & Watching Committee, Thos Forge, clerk
    Stamp Office, Pavement, Alfred Stephens, distributor
    Town Hall, Broadway, William Simmans, hall keeper
    Volunteer Fire Brigade, engine house, Town Hall, J J Quash, captain

    Public Office:-

    Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages, Richard Daniel Wilding, Linton Road

    Places of Worship with times of services:-
    St Margaret’s Church, Church park, Rev John Richardson MA, vicar; Rev R Merrick MA & Rev Chas F Box, curates; services 11 am, 3 pm, 6.30 pm; wed & fri 11 am & 7.30 pm
    Church of England Mission Chapel, Fisher Street, Rev V Smith AKCL, curate; 11 am & 6.30 pm; mon & thurs at 8 pm
    SS Mary & Ethelburga Catholic, Linton Road, Rev James Gilligan, priest; 8.30 am, 10.30 am, 6.30 pm; wed 7.30 pm; daily mass 8.30 am & holy days 9 am
    Baptist, Queens Road, Rev G T Gillingham, minister; 11 am, 6.30 pm; mon & wed 7.30 pm
    Baptist Meeting Room, North Street, 11 am, 6 pm; tues 7 pm
    Brethren, Axe Street; 11 am, 6.30 pm
    Congregational Chapel, Broadway, Rev Thomas Davies, minister; 11 am, 6.30 pm; wed 7.30 pm
    Primitive Methodist, Linton Road, ministers various; 11 am, 6.30 pm; tues 7.30 pm
    Wesleyan, East Street, Rev George Robinson, minister; 11 am, 6.30 pm; wed 7 pm

    A School Attendance Committee of 12 members was formed in 1878; meets at Town Hall 1st Monday in month 7.30 pm. W Smith, Romford clerk; T Lamb, attendance officer
    National Barking creek (for children); Charles Minter, master
    National (boys & girls), Back Lane, built in 1872, with teachers residences at a cost of £4,000, for 306 boys & 252 girls; average attendance, 280 boys & 232 girls; Joshua King, master; T Foyle, assistant master; Miss Parker, mistress
    National (infants), North Street, for 262 children; average attendance, 217; Miss Louisa E Walter, mistress
    National, Rippleside, for 60 children; average attendance, 48; Miss Emma Lake, mistress
    Congregational (boys), Broadway, for 140 children; average attendance, 60; George Jackson, master
    Catholic (mixed), Linton Road, for 90 children; average attendance, 90; Miss Elizabeth Weyman, mistress
    Wesleyan (mixed), East Street, for 356 children; average attendance, 350; William Pink, master
    Ragged (Sunday), Heath Street



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