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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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Newcastle Street 1933

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Island History Trust Image Collection


A birthday party for Phyllis Hammond, Newcastle Street, on 25th July 1933. Seated around the table, left to right: Leslie Lee, Dolly Hammond, Martha Parsons, Mrs Mable Pamplin, Renee Hames, Lily Bryan, - , Peter Pamplin, Mr G. W. Hammond, Mrs P. Hammond, George Summers, Phyllis Hammond (centre close to cake) Len Olley, Ada Harris, Jackie Marsh, Eddie Walters, Betty Austin. Newcastle Street was street of terraced houses running across Manchester Road from Wharf Road (Saunders Ness Road) to Stebondale Street, and is now re-named Glengarnock Avenue. by Sidney Austin