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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


Strafford Street 1900s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Mrs Sarah Ann Coker at the door of the family shop at No. 18 Strafford Street, Millwall Isle of Dogs; Mrs Coker was born in Devon, the daughter of a farmer, in 1868. She married Jessie Coker, bargeman, and they had three children, Annie, Mabel and Doris. by Mrs Piper