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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


Millwall Docks 1910s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


The'Dockees' - women recruited into the army during the First World War to work in the Docks. These are workers from B2 shed, Millwall Docks, Isle of Dogs. Includes: Louie Neal, Mrs Petitt, Adelaide Stone, Mary Fortune, Mrs Facey, Sarah Turner, Mrs Alice Etchell. This photograph belonged to Anne Sullivan who had gone to Tilbury on the day to help with unloading potatoes. From Anne Sullivan