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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

McDougalls Flour Mill Workers Outing 1950s


McDougalls Flour Mill Workers Outing 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


McDougalls Flour Mill Workers Outing, early 1950s. At the back: Glynn Rhys, Edwin Hattemore, Eva Adams, Marie Lawrence, Doris Clarke, Doris (Buddie) Fitzearle, the driver, Phyllis Whaley, Joyce Clarke, - , Martha Sparks, Bill Duhig, Brenda Luckin and John Brown. In front: - , Rita Prince, Alf Kershaw, Sheila Kennett, - , Alice Jones, Eileen - , Peggy Dow, June Lynch, Pat - , June French, George Crowley, Eva Chalk. There were about 200 people in the workforce at the mill at that time; these annual outings were free, including lunch and tea