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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

Millwall Junior School


Millwall Junior School

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Millwall Junior School, Babies Class, c1921-1922. Includes: George Shekyls, Albert Shekyls, Alphie Lester, Alec Bevan, George Bevan. Children left this school at the age of 9 and went to either British Street (now Harbinger) or Glengall Road (now Cubitt Town) Elementary Schools, until the age of 14. Those who passed the scholarship at 11 went to Millwall Central. Donated by Mrs A. Taylor