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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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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


Glengall Road School, about 1948. In the first row, Rita Farmer, Ivy Hoadley. In the middle row: Second right, Kathleen Welsh. Also in the middle row: Peggy Jones and Jean Verlander. In the back row, Marie Crouch and Josie Fernandez. In the front row, second from right, Mickey Nash. Also in the picture, Frank Wisewell and Alan Horlick. Teacher, Mr Coote. by Nancy Wisewell