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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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St. John's Church School 1928

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Outside St. John's Church School, Roserton Street, Cubitt Town, Isle of Dogs, 1928. School gates on the left, houses in Roserton Street on the right, and houses in East Ferry Road in the background. (ThIs area is now (1980s) occupied by the Island Clinic, Island House and Castalia Square). The women are mothers of girls at the school who are off for a fortnight's holiday to the Isle of Wight. Includes: Mrs Horner, Mrs Berkinshaw, Mrs Brown and Mrs Hunt. by Mrs N. Wisewell