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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


Lead Works Millwall 1940s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Photograph taken at Associated Lead (formerly Locke Lancasters) between 1946 and 1950. Includes: Mr Killington, Taffy Johns, Dave Sharp, G. Webb, D. McCleod, Michael Woodhead and Ernie Dyer (fifth from left). Ernie Dyer (b.1908), worked for Associated Lead for 25 years and received a Long Service Watch. This was a celebration dinner. by Maud Dyer