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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


Ramsgate 1920s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Mrs Susan Hawkins (nee Archibold), whose husband Jo played for Millwall F. C.,on the beach at Ramsgate 1920. She is holding her first child, Lilian, b. 1920. The Hawkins lived in Mellish Street. From Mrs Horton