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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


16 Tooke Street 1910s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Mrs Beechner and three of her children, with Mrs Webb and Gladys, friends from the Hodder family. The Beechners lived at 16 Tooke Street, E14, until 1912, then moved to Tobago Street. Their old house was modernised (new scullery and re-decoration) then the Hodders moved into it. From Mrs Neal (nee Hodder)