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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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Isle of Dogs

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Isle of Dogs, 1918. Spring wedding. Bride, Anna Wright of No. 256 Manchester Road; groom, Jack Vine of Glengall Road. In her dark bonnet beside groom, his mother Mrs Vine; bride's mother Emma beside bride with John Justice on her lap (her grandson); second row on right, Emma Justice. The groom died in November of the same year. The bride had a baby girl. She (Ann) kept a coffee shop for a living at one time, on the corner of Stebondale Street opposite Skeels. She later remarried and lived in Suffolk. Also includes: Back row 6th from left, Mrs Lou Vine, 7th Mr Vine. Third row, 4th from left, Mrs Charlotte Wright, 6th from left, Mr Ted Wright, 7th, Miss Alice Johnson and 12th, Mrs Emma Justice. Second row,1st on left, Mrs Vine Snr., 2nd Jack Vine, 3rd Miss Anna Wright. Donated by Mrs Ovenden