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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. Edmund's School

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Island History Trust Image Collection


St. Edmund's School, Westferry Road, 1910. Includes: Willy Reilly, Bert Cornish, Mickey Benjivengo, Bill Carr, Billy Mitchell, Bert Flanagan, Dave Budd, Billy O' Neil, Tom Murphy, Billy Westwood, John Rooney, Micky Malcolm, Kate Bradley, Maggie Shea, Jenny Marney, Eva Holmes and Charlie Clear. This photograph was taken in the present school, then a new building. The original school on the same site had only four classrooms. Donated by Miss K. Bradley