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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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Glen Terrace

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1985. Get- together of the Smith family in the back garden of the family house at No 601 Glen Terrace, Manchester Road. Left to right: Laurence Hart (son of eldest Smith daughter Doris and her husband George); Paul Smith (son of youngest Smith son, Tom); George Hart (husband of Doris); Ron Smith (eldest Smith son); Marion Berkeley (daughter of eldest Smith daughter, Doris and George); Ivy Metcalfe (youngest Smith daughter); Nigel Berkeley ( Marion's husband); Eric Metcalfe (Ivy's husband); Alice Smith (hidden, wife of Ron). Doris Hart (eldest Smith daughter); Ruby Smith (mother of Paul Smith). Donated by Mrs Doris Hart