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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


An outing from ‘The Ship’ 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


c1951-1952: An outing from ‘The Ship’ pub in Westferry Road, E14. At the back: Mrs Freeman, Annie Case, Emmie Case, Iris Jones, Eileen Jones, Edna Nash, June Newby, Joan Fitzgerald, - Porter. In the second row: Mrs Jones, Jennie Coughlin, Mrs Seymour, Laura Jillings, Mrs Atkinson, Mrs Fitzgerald, Mary Lowther, Rose Munden (Reeves). In the third row: Mrs Webb, Mrs Reeves, Mrs Jillings, Mrs Lowrie, Aggie Coe, Mrs M. Forbes, Mrs Williams, - , Mrs Boylett, - . In front: Priscilla Sale, Dolly Edgson, Mrs Nash, Mrs Hasler, Mrs Hall, - , Mrs Sale. by Tony Atkinson