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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.

How do I obtain a copy of an image?

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


Kent 1940s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Sarah Kirby (married name Power; died in 1963 after a heart operation); Betty Annan (married name Barry, lived in Galbraith Street); Alice Webb (married name Martin, lived in Parsonage Street). In the early 1950s or 1940s, down in the hop-country. by G. Warren