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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


Christ Church Manchester Road

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Island History Trust Image Collection


The wedding of Mr joseph Lowery and Miss Daisy Clayden at Christ Church in 1949. Back row, left to right: - , - , Obed Lowry, - , - , - , - , Tom Clayden, William Boylett, Ivy Seal, Anne King. Second row: Pat Thomas, Rose Thomas, Barbara Thomas, May Stevens, Anne Jenkins, Mabel Thomas, Ted King, Joan Jordan. Third row: - , - , Jack Lowry, Rose Lowry, Groom and Bride, Daisy Clayden, Tom Clayden. Front row: - , - , Eric Stevens, Bessie Boylett, Joyce Clayden, Louise Clayden, Colin Clayden, Ronald Clayden. In front: - , Barry Winsor, Timothy McSweeney. Donated by Bessie Boylett