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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

Ramsgate 1922


Ramsgate 1922

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#Island History Trust Image Collection




Island History Trust Image Collection


On the beach at Ramsgate, about 1922. Sue Hawkins, nee Archibold, (1888-1970) and her husband, Joe Hawkins. Joe played for Millwall Football Club in 1906 and worked for most of his life as a tally clerk at George Whites in the docks. They lived in Mellish Street. With them is their daughter, Lillian Hawkins, (born 1920). From Mrs J. Horton