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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


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 were photographed in the back garden of their home (Daisy’s family home) at 6, Thermopylae Gate. With them are, left to right, Renee O’Brien of Thermopylae Gate, Elsie Roberts, a cousin, the small boy David Smith, Eva Hasler of Thermopylae Gate, the small boy Chris Woodard, Maureen Hooley, behind her Jane Hart, small girl Rita Kemp, and tall bridesmaid on right is May Garland of Hesperus Crescent. From D. Woodard