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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



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Island History Trust Image Collection


1920. The wedding of Rose Barnes and Sid Davies. At the back on the left is Wally Barnes; the woman seated in the middle of the second row from the back is Rose Walker (nee Price). Also includes various members of the Barnes family - Lizzie, Clara and Bertha. Rosie and Sid lived in an ‘airy” house in Manchester Road between the Cubitt Arms and Cooks Wharf. Donated by Grace MacFarlane