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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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Strattondale Street 1930s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1935 Jubilee party in Strattondale Street, outside the house of Mrs Spenton, which would now be the back of 3 Alastor House, Strattondale Street. In the photograph: Mrs Maria West, Lil West, Eva West, Danny Fraser, Robert Taylor, Fred Taylor, Len Taylor, Mr and Mrs Taylor, Lil Taylor, Elsie Taylor, Olive Cox, George Cox, Lena Cox, Jim Wilson, Jim Kirby, Vic Spenton, Dot Spenton, Queenie Spenton, (later Queenie Watts the actress and singer), Lil Spenton, Mrs Chalk, Doris Chalk, John Griggs, Jim Griggs, Nellie Yule, Mr Spring, Lil Yule, Three Yule brothers, Adele Wing, Edie Turner with baby, Lucy Cable, Mrs Marks, Mrs Thompson, Mrs Brown, Alice Learmouth, Lily Cline, May Murdock, Jack Marsh, Nellie Compton, Harry Athus, S.Miller, B.Hitcman, Mrs McNeil, Rene Marsh,Charlie Cable and Joseph Thornton From Mrs Spring