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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.

How do I obtain a copy of an image?

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


George Shekyls (Groom), Alice Holloway (Bride) 1940s

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© IHT/pat24


Island History Trust Image Collection


Left to right: Queeni Roberts, L. Squires, Herbert Holloway, George Shekyls (Groom), Alice Holloway (Bride) - killed during the war, Albert Shekyls and his wife. by Anne Taylor