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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

St. Luke's Church Hall 1940s


St. Luke's Church Hall 1940s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


St. Luke's Church Lads Brigade, in St. Luke's Church Hall, Alpha Road, c.1949. In the back row: Mahoney, Clark, Dowler. Third row: Dennis Kaye, Roy Kaye, Conny Hunter, George Creaveson, Bill Pentecost, David Kohter, - , Brian Simpson, Roy Edmonds, - , Stan Bedding, - . Second row: - Greaveson, I. Evans, Michael Devlin, - , - , Ron Seddon, Bill Hand, George Grant, Pat Jenkins, Roy Elsdon, Ken Hunter, Bert Peyton, Ron Avis. Front row: Ed Marlborough, Bob Lee, Les Yetton, Charles Dyer, Father Simmons, Rev. Dyer, Phil Emms, Arthur Devlin, Tony Hand, Paul Emms. by Mrs Hunter