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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


An Island wedding 1912

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Island History Trust Image Collection


An Island wedding 31st August 1912. Bride: Lilian Daisy Ward, of No. 38 Launch Street; groom: Bert Hiscott, of No.133 Westferry Road. On left of photograph, groom's uncle, Willmackrow and wife Lilly (nee Biggs); to left of bridal pair, bride's parents. Groom's Mother, Mrs Louisa Sophie Hiscott, between couple. Bridesmaid to right of groom is his sister Louisa. Small bridesmaid is a daughter of Albert Ward and niece of the bride.