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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


Mary Hubbard 1890s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Mary Hubbard (nee Broderick), born in Tooke Street, Isle of Dogs. Her father, Wiliam Broderick, was a coachman. She married John Hubbard on 21st April, 1862, at All Saints Church, Poplar, and signed her marriage certificate with an ‘X’. She lived and brought up her family at No.8 Tooke Street.