Tel: 0333 370 4700
Enrol: 0207 364 5665
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
Island History Trust Image Collection
Joy Towler, aged 4, on the beach at Margate in 1954, with her aunt, Ada Murkett (nee Matthews). Ada was sister to Joy’s Mum, Margaret Towler, who was in hospital. Joy, her sister Margaret, her um and her Dad, Les Towler, lived at 71 Galbraith Street and then at Betty May Gray House.
Donated by Joy Perez