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Digital Gallery Images

The Gallery includes images of the borough's streets and buildings and portraits of people and communities. The Digital Gallery images are displayed as thumbnails. Full size images can be viewed by clicking on a thumbnail.

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Photographic copies can be obtained from Tower Hamlets Local Studies and Archives (there is a charge for this service) or a maximum of 5 digital copies can be emailed to you. If you would like to use the images for publication or display please contact us at


Girl Guides 1960s

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© Island History Trust Image Collection


Island History Trust Image Collection


Girl Guides attached to St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, probably late 1960s. Left to right: Pat Ward, Barbara Thake, - , - , Christine Bradley, Pat Land, - , Pat Kober. The guide mistress is Mrs Hale; her husband led the scouts, and they lived in Hesperus Crescent. From Joan Campbell