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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

Ferry United Football Team 1949/50


Ferry United Football Team 1949/50

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Ferry United Football Team, 1949/50. Originally based at the ‘Tooke Arms’, the team moved because the manager there would not let them use a room to meet in. Later this team became Alpha Athletic. At the back: Blackwall, Munden, Munden, - . Second row: - , Dursley, Stratton, Horton, - , Bully Devlin. Third row: Lever, Munden, Dow. Front: Gale, McSweeney, McSweeney, Holt. Also in the photograph (names added later) : F and W Lovett. From Alf Horton