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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

Christ Church Manchester Road 1940s


Christ Church Manchester Road 1940s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Wedding at Christ Chuch, Isle of Dogs, 1940s. The bride is Irene Hale; her mother, Mrs Hale, is standing on her right. At the back, behind the woman holding up the baby is Dorothy Hales. From Ken Hunter