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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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Millwall Docks 1910s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Women ‘Dockies' unloading uniforms from ‘The Front', Millwall Docks, Isle of Dogs 1914. Fifth from the left, Maud Conn (1896-1984), who lived at No. 2 Cheval Street (next to ‘the Pride of the Isle' public house). Her father, who came from Coventry, worked in the docks, and her mother, who came from Poplar, worked at Mortons, the confectioners. by Mr and Mrs James