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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


Edie Carrott (later Dawson) 1910s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Edie Carrott (later Dawson) 1896-1943 of Wharf Road, London E.14. Her father was a manager at Locke Lancasters, the lead works. Before her marriage, Edie worked as a dressmaker in Harrods, the West End department store. She married Frederick H. Dawson from Poplar in about 1923.