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 email@example.com
On the beach at Ramsgate, about 1924. Sue Hawkins (nee Archibold, b. 1888 d. 1970) and her husband, Joe Hawkins. Joe played for Millwall Football Club in 1906. He earned £2.50 in winter; £1.50 in Summer and played for them for 2 years. He worked for most of his life as a tally clerk at George White’s in the docks. They lived in Mellish Street. Joe was related to both the French and Bannister families. With them is their daughter, Lillian Hawkins, b. 1920. From Mrs J. Horton