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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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151 Manchester Road 1930s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


In the back yard of 151 Manchester Road (which was opposite the old Police Station not opposite Christ Church where it is now) . The wall is between 151 and Mrs Moriarty’s small grocery or general store at 153. In the photograph are Mrs L. Hart, Mr J. Hart and the dog Jackie Coogan. 1930s. by G. F. Hart