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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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Glengall Road School 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Glengall Road School, Coronation, 1953. Back row, left to right: Christine Biggs, Irene Griffin, - , - , George Conroy, - , - , Pat McSweeney (boy in patterned pullover slightly in front), - , - , - McSweeney (slightly in front in patterned pullover), Clifford Griffen (on far right). In centre (boy looking to left of picture and girl in front of him), Pat and Paul Miller. On far right in front of Clifford Griffin is Ronald Millar. On far left partly obscured is Brian Hand and on the far right in the row behind Brian Hand, is Valerie Hall. by Mrs Millar