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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 School 1920s


St. Luke's School 1920s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


St. Luke's School, Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, 1927. Back row: Tom Harvey, Tommy Allen, Mingay, Boley, Ted Kinchin, John Blunden, Windsor, Charley Mowbrey. Fourth row:Lakey, Martin, Ivy Woods, - , Marg Dawson, Doris Paul, Hilda Baker, Joan Warwick, George Woodlands, - . Third row: Phillip Holmes, - , - , - , Violet Harrow, Joan Newton, - , Ena Seiloff, - , Louise Macully. Second row: - , Alice Gaskin, Nobby Burd, Ken Gillett, Stanley Pilkington, - , Lily Squires, - , - . Front row: Grice, Roy Kneeshaw, Tommy Piper, Harry Ruffles, - , Rose Membry, Archbold, Mead. by Mr and Mrs Kneeshaw