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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 Iron Works Westferry Rd 1930s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Ellen Kinchin, Marie Kinchin, Sam Kinchin and Kitty Kinchin, at the door of Cutler's Iron works, c1930. Dan Kinchin, the uncle of Sam and Marie, was the caretaker at the works (which was in Westferry Road, near St. Edmund's). He lived on the premises with his wife and two children, Kitty and Ellen. by Marie Vincent (nee Kinchin)