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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


East Ferry Road 1940s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Mr and Mrs Gordon, of East Ferry Road, Isle of Dogs, with their son Jimmy and their future daughter-in-law, Rosie Bell. Jimmy was killed at the end of the Second World War - blown up by a mine whilst serving on a secret mission for HM Coastal Forces. by R. Copland