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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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3, Manilla Street 1926

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1926, in the back yard of No 3 Manilla Street, E14. Standing left to right: Ivy Judge, Jess Judge, Dick Winzar (stevedore), Alfred Judge (boiler-maker), Annie Curtis and Flo Judge. The bridegroom is George Lee (Railway man) and the bride is Elizabeth Judge. Seated in front: Eileen Winzar (later Hogsden) and Joan Goodram. All the women worked at C&E Mortons in Westferry Road. The ceremony had taken place at St. Luke’s Church. The couple emigrated to Australia in 1952 and Mrs Lee is still living in Brisbane.