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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


St. Luke's School 1920s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


St. Luke's School, Westferry Road, Millwall, Isle of Dogs. Class 1 Mixed, c1927. Back row: Queenie Falconbridge, Bobby Stapleton, George Gilbertson, Bobby Beechner, Ernie Greenberg, Ronnie Schaffer, Billy Skidmore, Charlie Membury, Nellie Soper. Fourth row: Lily Hawkins, Lennie Lovett, - , Minnie Yelland, Tommy Edmonds, Phyllis Smith, - Jennings, - Rutter, ivy Colley, - Perkins. Third row: - Browning, Lily Grice, - French, Winnie Pinto, - , - , - Phillips, Ernie Hutton. Second row: - , Bobby Bradley, - Jeffries, - Hands, Sidney Smith, - , George Thurgar, Renee Burgess. Front row: Louise McKechnie, Muriel Hailes, Jimmy Eastick, Bobby Durling, - Waterman, - , Ernie Harries. From G. Thurgar