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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


Ada Wilkinson 1900s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Ada Wilkinson, aged 18-19; Ada lived on Millwall in Maria Street or Janet Street. She died at the age of 21 from a stomach ulcer, whilst visiting her fiancee on the Isle of Wight. by Mrs Edna Smith