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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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Christ Church Manchester Road 1940s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Outside Christ Church, Isleof Dogs, Church Parade, Sunday Morning, 1949. These are the Red Cross Cadets, whose leader was Miss Grieves. Left to right: Eunice Pratt, Rose Whiting, Joan Price, (Miss Grieves behind Joan), Dawn Humphries, Mary Milne (with flag), - , Pat Sheperd, Ellen Lyons, Maureen Bellingham. Kneeling: Barbara Smith, Carol - , Joan Masefield, Eunice Brown, Joan Lins. by Mrs Mitchell