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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


Stebondale Street 1935

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Wedding day, 1935, for Stebondale Street families. Bride: Gertie Munday; Groom: George Jones. Also in the photograph: Dolly Stanton, Felix Smith, Mr Munday, Mr & Mrs Lloyd, Mrs Alice Smith, holding her son Brian, Harry Smith (page boy). The wedding was held in Christ Church and this photograph was taken in the back garden of a house in Stebondale Street. Gertie worked in a shop at Lewisham and George Jones worked at Ellis’s wire rope in Millwall. From Mrs Alice Smith