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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


Ferry House Pub 1949/50

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1949/ 50 Ferry House Pub Football Team and families with members of the visiting team (Grangewood). Surnames of Islanders in the photograph include: McSweeney, Devlin, Blackwall, Stratton, Bully, Munden, Horton, Holt, Dow and Gail. This team later became Alpha Athletic. From Alf Horton