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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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Cutler’s Westferry Road 1920s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


The Works of Samuel Cutler’s & Sons, Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, probably 1920s. George Wright of No. 16 Strafford Street, (23.9.1872 - 17.2.1949). George was married to Mary Agg who came from No. 19 Manilla Street. Her father was George Agg, a stevedore. George had lived in No. 6 Cuba Street before his marriage. On the right Sid Cottage, 1909-1986, of Stewart Street. by Mrs S. Piper (nee Wright)