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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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347 Westferry Road

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Island History Trust Image Collection


A wedding in the Dack family in 1931. Taken in the back garden of No, 347 Westferry Road; the pigeon sheds at the back belonged to Mr Davis, grandfather of the donor of the photograph. Back row, standing, laeft to right: Mrs Kate Overall (aunt of donor); Mr Davis (grandfather); Mr Dack (father); Mrs Dack (mother) holding Violet (his sister); - ; Alice Roberts (bridesmaid); - ; Joyce Roberts (bridesmaid); Amy Hedgecock (neighbour); Alec Davis (uncle); - ; Mrs Davis (grandmother). In front are the bride and groom, Mr and Mrs Friday and the top of George Dack's head. He was aged about six. Donated by George Dack