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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


Christ Church Manchester Road 1960s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Wedding pair outside Christ Church, Isleof Dogs, 2nd April 1960. Stanley and Ivy Taylor (nee Evans); In the background: May Sams (later Evans), Ray Evans, Bella Evans, Ivy Stokes (nee Coates) and Joyce Baker (Middleton). Beyond the wedding party are the shops on the corner of Newcastle Street and Manchester Road (since demolished), including Tremain's fried fish shop and Olding's the hairdresser. From Mrs Ivy Taylor