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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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‘The Magnet and Dewdrop’ Westferry Road 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


A women’s outing from ‘ The Magnet and Dewdrop’ Westferry Road, E14, 1950-1951. In the back row: Mrs Thomas, Mrs Edie Connelly, Mrs Orwell, Mrs Spillman, Mrs Fitzgerald, Mrs Boundy, Mrs Pigeon. Middle row: Mrs Betty Hardy, Mrs Croucher, Mrs Nelson, Mrs Dack. Front row: Mrs Alice Gordon, Mrs Issitt, Mrs Hurton, Miss Fitzgerald, Miss K. Landerkin, Mrs Herington, Mrs Lou Neil, Mrs Trainer, Mrs Croucher and Adalaide Croucher. by Mrs Downey