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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

Alice Brooker and William (Bill) Granville 1910s


Alice Brooker and William (Bill) Granville 1910s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Alice Brooker, aged 3. Alice lived opposite the Nelson pub in Manchester Road and went to Australia just before the First World War. She lived there until she died in 1983. With her is William (Bill) Granville, of Byng Street and later Westferry Road, born 1901, died 1973. Bill went to St. Luke’s School and worked at Campbell and Bishops chemical works on Millwall (the firm later moved to Bromley by Bow). He married Anne Sullivan of Millwall. From A.Granvell