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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

St Luke's School 1927


St Luke's School 1927

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Island History Trust Image Collection


St. Luke's School, Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, 1927. The headmaster at the time was Mr Stoker and the teacher of this class was Miss E. Calver. Back row second from left Bobby Beechner, fourth Greenburg. Third row extreme left Ronnie Schaffer, next G. Gilbertson, then Cecil Smith, eighth Vic Miller. Second row first two on left Len Lovett and George Thurgar. Front row second from left Bobby Durling, third Laurie Waterman fourth Allen, sixth Archbald.