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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


Docklands Settlement 1930s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Dockland Settlement No.2, East Ferry Road, Isle of Dogs, Gymnastic Team, 1930-31. Instructor: Mr Harmsworth, standing on left. Back row: - , Ernie Hills, Bill Skeels, George Allen, Fred Waters, Jim Brinckley, Jim McCarthy, Ron Kettle, - McCartney, Alf Clarke. Middle row: - Robinson, - Reagan, George Hepworth, - , - Albert McGaughey, - , - , - Robinson. Front row: Joe Hook, Albert Cottage, Sonny Downs, - Matthews, G. Haywood, Fred Shekyls.