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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.

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


Glengall Road School 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Glengall Road School, 1953. Teacher Miss Fisher. Back row left to right: Eric Hatch, June Blakeborough, June Placey, Vera Potter, June Pollard, Jean Thomas. Middle row: Mr Bone (Head), Dawn Humphries, Brian Hadley, Joan Catlin, A, Seabrook, Irene Wells, Fred Davis, June Morris. Front row: Richard Tillson, B. Watson, Roy Edmonds, Irene Reeves, Alan Howes, Jean Pyne, Brian Latimer, Maureen Colombo. by John Studd