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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


St Edmund's School

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Island History Trust Image Collection


St Edmund's School 1937. Back row: Charlie Cash, Jimmy Parks, Teddy Bowler, Frankie Klein, John Payne, Harry Furness, Harry Aldiss, Henry Brown and Billy Conroy. Teacher: Miss O' Connell. Three boys on left: Alec Freeman, Frankie Wright and Tommy Hawkins; Len Bannister at extreme right. Boys in front: Carlo Rossi, Micky O' Neil, Joe Bowen, possibly Billy O' Neil, George and Fred Porter. Among the girls, second row: Maggie Orwell, - Haggerty and Nelly Barnett, Third row: Mary McSweeney, Eileen Downey, Peggy Wilkie, - Sharkey, Patty Bay and Rose Harvey. Donated by Mrs Stock