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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


Cubitt Town 1930s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Girl Guides of Cubitt Town, E14, 1930s. Back row, left to right: Margaret Chamberlain (my sister), Maureen Marson, Hilda Chamberlain (myself), Peggy Davies, Rene Fowler, Ena Stephenson, Connie Lay, Violet Germaine. Middle row: Unknown ( could be Florrie Thompson), Nellie Nutting, Dorothy Briggs. Seated: Martha Learmouth, Louie Eaton, Mrs Nell Newton (the captain), Violet Fowler. by Mrs Waller