Digital Gallery Images
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 email@example.com
St. Cuthbert's Church
St. Cuthbert's Church, Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, c.1939/40. St. Cuthbert's was built in 1897 as a sister church to Christ Church. The first vicar was the Rev. Richard Free, who wrote the book, ‘Seven Years Hard”, about his experiences as a parish priest on the Isle of Dogs. St Cuthbert's was destroyed in the first raid of the Blitz, September 7th - 8th 1940. This photograph is from an originall by the Rev. A. Holmes, then vicar of St. Cuthbert's. Donated by Rev. A. W. S. Holmes