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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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St. Luke's Church, Strafford Street

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Island History Trust Image Collection


The wedding of Winifred Davey, nee Pattison, at St. Luke's Church, Strafford Street, Isle of Dogs, in the 1920s. In the back row: Doris Pattison, Fred Davey (groom's father), John Davey, Sarah Pattison, Jack Martini, Edna Pattison. Seated: Irene Crane, Stanley Davey, Winifred Davey and Ethel Pattison. In front: Winifred Kemp one of fifteen children, the bride's god-daughter, and Veronica Begg, daughter of a child adopted by the bride's grandparents in c1890. Donated by Mrs W, Davey