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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


Glengall Road School 1940s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Mr Taylor’s Class, Glengall Road School, 1940s. Back row, left to right: Olive Saggers, Irene Evans, Joyce Davey, Catherine Newberry, Alice Fisher. Middle row: Sonia Peterken, - , Rosemary King, Sheila Porter, Lorna Sharp, Joyce Morris, Eva Roberts, Pat Laker, Eva Hasler, Jean Goldsmith. Front Row: Dorothy Woods, Jean Pye, Joyce Baker, Eva Braithwaite, Mr Taylor, Pat Harvey, Buddie Fitzearle, Josie Brinkley, Phyllis Mulock. by J. Lakey