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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


St. Leonard's Church Poplar

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1933. St. Leonard's Church Poplar. Wedding of Maggie Bruce and Percy Chapman. Also in the photograph are Percy's mother and father and his brother and sister; the bride's brother Bob is there too. The woman in the background is Lil Pearson. Donated by Mr Bruce