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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


Sheppey Road Dagenham

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1953 Coronation Street Party celebrations in Sheppey Road Dagenham Essex, including members of the Churches and Blackburn families who had moved to Dagenham from the Isle of Dogs after the Second World War. Barbara Roff (later Mac Kenzie) with dark hair and glasses; in left-hand doorway, Flo Churches (nee Blackburn); in right-hand doorway, Lou Blackburn, Flo's sister (later Webb); tall woman on the right, Joan Churches (1928-1988, later Ebsworth); Alice Churches (1896 - ?); with glasses, Lottie Jones (nee Churches), born 1912, sister of Dave “Sticks” Churches. Donated by Mrs Elliman