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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


Docklands Settlement 1942

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Dockland Settlement No. 2, East Ferry Road, Isle of Dogs. Army Cadets, about 1942. Back row: Reg Hasler, Ronnie Rock, Peter Porter, - , George Dow, Len Hogsden. Second row: David Payton, - Sapsford, - , Sid Webb, - , John Donovan, Reginald Steppings, Joe Lowry. Third row: - Turner, Sgt Arnott, George Hames, P. C. Hedges, Gathercole. Front row: George Marsh, Victor Evans, George Harvey, - , - , Joe O'Brien.