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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.

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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


Hadlow Kent

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1952; Islanders hopping at Hadlow, Kent. Mrs Ada Adams (19000-1984) and her daughter Ada Budge (b.1947) and Valerie (b.1951). They all lived at No.18 Roffey House, East Ferry Road, Isle of Dogs, until bombed out in the Blitz, and then at Hammond House, Glengall Road. They returned to Roffey House when it was re-built and remained there until old Mr Harry Adams died in 1959. Donated by Mrs Budge