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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


‘The Vulcan’ Westferry Road 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


An outing from ‘The Vulcan’ pub, c1950s. Includes: Tom Hook, Ron Tollen, David Anderson, Brian Smith, Albert Garrett, Jim Bigg, Chas Downey, Ron Baldrey, Chic Morgan, Vic Perry, Ron Vincent, Cliff Davis, George Wiliamson, Frank Maloney, Bert Garland, Alan Horlick, Len Roberts, Fred Mallet, John Roberts, Dave McDonald, Ted Smith, Ted Pearce, Dan Taplin, Terry McCarthy, Derek Hipson, Bill Fuller, John Steven, Frank Hook, Ron Taylor. by A. Donar