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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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Five of the above were Martin Cup winners 1929

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Dockland Settlement No.2, East Ferry Road, Isle of Dogs, Gymnastic Team, Summer Re-Union Display, 1929. Back row: Billy Turner, Bill Hopkins, Ernie Freeman, Dennis Upton, Bill McLewin, Bill Humm. Middle row: Don Godden, Bill Regan, Ron Kettle, Harold Jones, Les Upton, Charlie Martin, Len Wiseman, Fred Waters, Jim McCarthy. Front row: George Marden, Dick Perry, Bob Kyle, Harry McLewin, Sgt. Fox (instructor), Albert Cottage, Jimmy Edmonds, Stan Goodman, Chris Jones. Five of the above were Martin Cup winners - Messrs Wiseman, Waters, McCarthy, Goodman and Kettle.