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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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McDougalls Flour Mill, Millwall Docks 1920s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


McDougalls Flour Mill, Millwall Docks, Christmas Dinner, 1920s. First row, 1st from left, Nellie Welham. Second row, 4th from left, Lil Cox, next to Alice Williams and Lil Noakes; 6th from left, Violet Price. Third row, 1st on left Ivy Davis; 4th from left, Louie Hayter. 5th from left, Nell Barber; Fourth row, 4th from left Doris Turner; last on right, Maude Allen. Fifth row, 6th from left, Sophie Cox; 7th from left Minnie Barber; 8th from left Gladys Turner. Sixth row, 4th from left Mollie Page; 5th from left Lilly Turner; 6th from left, Lily McCormack;10th from left, Ruth Dawson; 12th from left, Edie Turner; on the end, Minnie Flacks. The two foreman at this time of the week were Mr J. Cowe and Mr Hamilton. by Mrs W. Tavner