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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


Cubitt Town School

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Coronation Party, 1953, in Christ Church Hall. Back row, 2nd from left, Gwen Hurr; third row, fifth from left, Tony Hurr; sixth from left, Brian Hurr, known as Ben Hurr; 8th from left, Frank Barrs; first row, first from left, Pam Hurr. All these children are the grandchildren of Maud and Ben Hurr; they all remained on the Island until they married. Front row fourth from right: John Wickham Donated by Mrs Wickham