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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

Photograph is from album of Mrs Daisy Clayden


Photograph is from album of Mrs Daisy Clayden

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Top right: This photograph is from the photographic album of Mrs Daisy Clayden. The boy is John Budd. Other photographs in the same group are of members of the Tillsons, Cope and Budd families. Bottom right: Annie Tillson, sister of Mabel Tillson, aunt of Daisy Thomas (later Clayden); Annie married a Jenkins of Plevna Street. Bottom left: Annie Thomas, a daughter of David Thomas; the family lived at the works of Levy Brothers and Knowles in Westferry Road; Annie was aunt to Daisy Clayden (nee Thomas). Top Left: Daisy Thomas (later Clayden), daughter of Mabel (nee Tillson) and Ernest Thomas, of Plevna Street; Ernest Thomas was a stevedore. About 1905. Daisy aged 3 or 4. by Mrs D. Clayden