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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Manchester Road 1930
Lizzie Darby, 1860-1950. She kept a laundry on the corner of Manchester Road, before it became Cleary's bicycle shop; she was also a local midwife. She was stepmother to Sarah Austin, being the second wife to Sarah's father Joe Darby. by Mrs I. Burford