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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



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Island History Trust Image Collection


Family gathering for the christening of Janine Pye and Roger Taylor, summer 1967; photograph taken in grounds to rear of Kingdon House, St. John’s Estate, Cubitt town, London E14. From left to right: Jill Taylor, Billy Stevens, Kath Pye nee Muldoon, Michael Pye (a civil servant), Anne Taylor nee Bevan, Jas Pye nee Taylor with baby Janine, George Pye (a stevedore), Jim Taylor (electrical engineer), Monica Harvey nee Seymour, small girl Deborah Pye, small girls Simne Harvey and Joanne Taylor, Janice ? (friend of Mike Pye), Marion Smith nee Pye, Pamela Stevens Holding Steven Stevens. Jim ?, another friend of Mike Pye, Flo Hornsby holding Roger Taylor, Sheila Taylor nee Hornsby and at the end, William Hornsby, known as Bonnie Transcript of interview with Bonnie in Island History Ephemera Collection Donated by George Pye