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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


St. Hubert's House Janet Street

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Island History Trust Image Collection


The Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) at the opening of St. Hubert's House in Janet Street, Isle of Dogs, in 1935. In the group towards the centre of the balcony are Mrs Eileen Batten (nee Bennett) and Mrs Annie Dixon (nee Bennett), On the left on the balcony are Annie Bartlett, Ivy Lyddon (nee Bartlett), and Ronald Lyddon. Donated by Mrs Issitt