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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.

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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

34 Marshfield Street


34 Marshfield Street

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Whit Sunday, May 28th 1939. Celebrating the wedding at No. 34 Marshfield Street of Rosie Hipperson, cashier at Lyons Tea Shop in Eastcheap, and Eddie Marston from Bow, a chef at ‘London Tavern', Fenchurch Street. The bride is centre back wearing a flat cap; Mrs Rosie Hipperson (bride's mother) wearing a bridesmaid's headdress and carrying an accordion; Marie Roper on left; Chris Roper on right and Violet Campbell with the trilby. Lily Marston in front pouring a drink (groom's sister). The Roper sisters, from Cuba Street were related to the bride. The couple were married in St. John's, the party went on for several days, and they lived at Marshfield Steet until they were bombed out. They didn't return to the Island. Donated by Mr Adams