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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

Bovey Tracy Devon


Bovey Tracy Devon

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Island History Trust Image Collection


William John (Bill) Boylett, b.1924, and Elizabeth (Bessie) Webb, b.1926, aged 19 and 17 respectively, on holiday in 1943 at Bovey Tracey, Devon, where Bill's Mum had gone during the Blitz, to stay with her sisters. Donated by Bessie Boylett