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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

Glengall Road Secondary School 1950s


Glengall Road Secondary School 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Class 1B Glengall Road Secondary School, 1954. Back row, left to right: Jimmy Ludgate, Jean Smith, Joan Horlick, Margaret Cox, Valerie Parsons, Linda Holder, Ronnie Mead. Middle row: George Reynolds, Brian Robertson, Tony Clark, Michael Woodward, Jimmy Tremain, Victor Till, Sidney Ross, Ronny Miller, George Johnson, Richard Evans. Front row: Lily Lovatt, Janice Horton, Linda Thompson, Connie Baker, Mr Freeborn, Michael Hansfield, Alan May, Alan Peek and Michael Cross. From Val Martin (nee Parsons)