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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.

How do I obtain a copy of an image?

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


Wedding at Christ Church 1950

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Island History Trust Image Collection


17th June, 1950, after their 2 o’clock wedding at Christ Church, Dave and Daisy Woodard, one of their bridesmaids, Elsie Roberts, and pageboy David Smith. Daisy’s flowers were pink and white roses. She chose this date for her wedding because she wanted to be “right in the middle of the century”. From D. Woodard