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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

Harbinger Road


Harbinger Road

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Harbinger Road Primary School Football Team, 1950-51; this team won the East London Schools Cup and League Double. Back row left to right: Brian Pidgeon, Patrick James, Norman Clark, Sportsmaster Mr Grange, Norman English, John Johnston. Middle row: Alan Roberts, Ron Blackburn, Brian Seymour, David Tingay, Harry Sprackling. Front row: Brian Smith, Albert Heider, Alan Northeast. Donated by Brian Smith