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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


Avon Tyrrell

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1930s-1940s. St. Paul's Church, Isle of Dogs, Youth Club visit to Avon Tyrell. Back row: Maria Lawrence, Betty Gagstone, Vera Proudfoot, Margo (club leader), Betty Colbert, June Pentecost, Doreen - , Charlie Gash (they later married) and a club leader. In front: Margaret Donovan (later Woodhouse), Margaret Edwards, - Griffiths and one unknown. Donated by Mrs Woodhouse