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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


Millwall Albion 1952

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Millwall Albion 1952. Millwall Albion disbanded during the Second World War and The Pride of the Isle team became the new Millwall Albion in 1952. Back row: Harry Roberts (Chairman & trainer Superviser at Mortons), Charlie Downs (fruit exchange worker), Tom McNeal (boiler maker), Dave McSweeney (Sec & Capt., manager later at Johnnie Walkers warehouse), George Evans (goalkeeper, stevedore), Billy Anderson (stevedore), J. Batten (dock labourer), Bill James (stevedore). Front: Ron Herman (office worker), Joe Seymour (stevedore), Tom Joblin (docker), Bill Duhig (stevedore), David James (stevedore). by Mrs Lil James