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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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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


St John's Vicarage 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


St. John's Vicarage (on the right); next to it, the church hall and on the extreme left, St Mildred's House. The Vicarage and church hall were damaged in the Blitz and later pulled down. Island House now stands on the site. St . Mildred's House was built in the 1950s to replace th old St. Mildred's in Westferry Road; it is used to house local church workers. The street is now Roserton Street, leading into Castalia Square. by Mrs F. R. Green