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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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Workers from McDougalls 1930s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Workers from McDougalls Flour Mill, Millwall Docks, Isle of Dogs, on their annual outing to Margate. The outing was always in the first week of June, and workers from all the McDougalls Mills came in coaches. Taken in 1937 or 1938. Includes: Ellen Lowery, Jessie King, Joan Clark, Ivy Ball, Lucy Newland, Mr Rangecroft, Lily Goodbody, Louie Ilson, Mr Dutfield and Elsie Ilson. by Doris McCartney