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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



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Island History Trust Image Collection


St. Mildred's House, Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, cub camp with Settlement leaders on holiday on the beach at Kingsdown, about 1930. Standing at the back: Albert Lovett, Johnny Manby, Les Everson, George Hegarty, Leslie Brown, Dick Parker, Billy Boylett. Kneeling: Fred Hegarty, Harry Arnold, Bobby Hasley, Ernie Murray, Margaret Balfour, Jim Tyler. Sitting: Ronnie Robinson, Fred Brinkley, John Rump, Stanley Everson, Alf Pearson, Johnie Bills, Stanley Heath, Fred Heath, Freddie Platt. Donated by St. Mildred's