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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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Christ Church

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Wedding party at Christ Church, Isle of Dogs, in 1925. Groom, John MacPherson, Manchester Road, Isle of Dogs; bride, Louise LeFort, feather worker and model. “ I wouldn't get married, because I had such a nice job - I didn't want to give it up. And he wouldn't marry me unless I gave up work; we argued over that. Well - I had a nice job - I was in the West End - so we didn't get married until 1925'. Also includes: Gladys Anderson, Rose MacPherson, Mrs MacPherson, Eliza Powers, Arthur LeFort, Edie Cawdrey, Eddie Carrott, Jack Anderson, Arthur Hall, Sid LeFort, Ella Hall, Will Hall, Eliza Anderson, Jan and Bill LeFort, and bridesmaids Eddie Hall and Nelly Anderson Donated by Mrs Dawson