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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


Cecil Fitzearle and John White 1920s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Cecil Fitzearle, (1901-1981), and right, John White, 1882-1967, in the 1920s. Cecil married John's daughter, Martha in 1929. Cecil came from Charlton, near Greenwich and was a barge builder by trade. John lived at No. 338 Manchester Road, Isle of Dogs and worked as a foreman engineer at Hawkins and Tipson. From Buddie Penn