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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.

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


Hither Green Cemetary

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Rose Blows (nee Humphries) at the grave of her parents and sisters in Hither Green Cemetary in 1942. Her parents, sisters, aunt and cousin were all killed by a bomb which fell on their house in October 1940. Donated by Mrs Rose Blows (nee Humphries)