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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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St Luke's School 1920s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


St Luke's School, Millwall, Class 1V, 1927. Back row left to right: Eileen Jeffries (Tobabo Street), - , Irene Crane (Westferry Road), - , Rose Clovelly (Maria Street), Florance Gardiner (Maria Street), Mary Bennett (Havannah Street). Fourth row: Betty Holman (Westferry Road) Lily Hutton, Ivy Agg, Hilda Kneeshaw (Strafford Street), Gwen Caton (Westferry Road), Irene Fleetwood (Manilla Street), Sarah Jones (Manilla Street), May Jones (Tobago Street), - , Emily Sprackland (Manilla Street). Third row: Kate Edmonds (Malabar Street), - , Lily Ruffles (Tooke Street), Mabel Townsend (Westferry Road, Lily Smith (Manilla Street), Annie Lauder (Westferry Road), Susan Attewell (Manilla Street), - , - , Lily Emms (Havannah Street), Betty Davis (Westferry Road). Second row: Irene Thopmson (Westferry Road), Doreen Kirkland (Alpha Road), Doris Smith (Manilla Street), Joan Lewis (Tooke Street), Elsie Gaskin (Mellish Street), Elizabeth Perkins (Tobago Street), Doris Dyer (Malabar Street), Esther Styles (Maria Street). Front row: Lily Beale (Havannah Street), - , Louise Beale (Havannah Street) Winifred Grain (Alpha Road), Annie Brundle (Havannah Street), Lilian French (Westferry Road), Emily Lakey (Tooke Street), - , Winnie Kemp (Strafford Street). From A French