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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Billson Street 1950s
Mrs Elizabeth Reading nee Adams, (1890-1960). Mrs Reading worked in service before she married George Reading (a photographer). They had three children, George, Joan and Clarissa. Later she also worked in the Globe Rope Works and in the family shop in Stebondale Street. From Mrs L. Reading