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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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Newcastle Street 1930s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1937 Coronation celebrations in Newcastle Street, (now Glenafrick Ave). Includes: Mrs Soames (who keft the corner shop), Freddie Hammond, George Walters, Dolly Hammond, Iris Chadwick, Mrs Still, Mrs Pinkston, Mrs Moriatti, Mrs Harris, Mrs Morgan (her husband use to play Auld Lang Syne on a bugle on New Year's Eve). Mrs Thorne, Mrs Walters, Mrs Hammond, Mrs Sparks, Lora Vine, Molie Chapell and Mabel Sparks. Party taking place in the square where Stebondale Street crossing end of Newcastle Street, opened onto Millwall Park by Daisy Woodard