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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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Christ Church Manchester

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Island History Trust Image Collection


24th August 1946, a wedding picture taken outside Christ Church, Isle of Dogs; the newly-weds are Arthur and Myra Jones (nee Bruce). Also includes: Back row: Bob Rose, George Baynes, Mr Pope, Cyril Pope, Bill Baynes, Mrs Vinall. In front of them: Anne Pope, Francis Jones, Ernie Jones, Bill Jones Snr., Len Pope, Mr Johnson, Yvonne Vinall and Alan Vinall. Behind the bride and groom: Mrs Pope, John Pope, Lily Jones, Bill Jones, Iris Jones, Mrs Rose, Sadie Johnson, Mrs Johnson, Mrs Buck, Marion Bruce, Jean Shilling and Joyce Bruce. Alongside the bride and groom: Mrs Raven, Lil Baynes, Mrs Jones, Greta Bruce, Mr and Mrs Bruce, Sheila Vinall, Peter Conch and Mrs Webber . In the front: Mrs Jackson, Bobby Rose, Eileen Jones, Irene Rose, Alan Webber and Sonia Peterkin. The wedding reception was held in the large hall at the Dockland Settlement. This picture was used in the 1992 Island History calendar. Donated by ‘Rose' Collection