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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


Lead Street E14

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Family Group: Mother; Millicent Blanche Pye (nee Frost) 1888-1937: Ellen Pye (later Butler) born 1913; big girl: Rose Pye (later Welsh) born 1904; boy, born 1909, small girl, Millicent Blanche Pye (later Lambourne) born 1911. Photograph taken probably in 1914, when the family lived in Lead Street (next to the Fire Station in West Ferry Road and now demolished). Donated by Mr and Mrs G Pye