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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


Dockland Settlement

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Dockland Settlement No. 2, cricket team, winners of the Island Cricket League 1952-53. Back row, Godfrey Baker, - , Ken Romain, Bernie Fletcher, Bert Fletcher (warden), Ron Romain, John Gill, Wally Vine, - . In front: Bob McSweeney, Bert Ficken, Arthur Baker, The Reverend David Shepherd (who presented the prizes) and Alan James. The Rev David Sheperd, played for England and later became Bishop of Liverpool. Donated by Bert Ficken