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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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St. Luke's School 1920s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


St. Luke's School, Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, early 1920s. Teacher, Miss Calver who lived with her family at a grocer's shop in Westferry Road. Back row from left: - , Maggie Howes, Doris Stapleton (b.1911), - , Marie Stapleton, Lily Morgan. Third row: Doris Burton, - , Edwina Agg, Elsie Mace, - , - , Charlotte Barry, Winnie Broom, Lizzie Ogles. Second row: includes Lily Beechener, Eileen Hoggy, Maggie Jeffries, Louise Heal ? Maud Griffiths, - Jeffries. Front row : includes third from left, Doris Glack, Simone (?) Kemp, Winnie Bennett, Mary Page. by Mrs Spotswood