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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 1932


St. Luke's School 1932

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Island History Trust Image Collection


St. Luke's School, Classes V1 and V11, probably in 1932. Headmaster then Mr Stocker; class teacher Mr E. Pickens (not in photo). Back row: Bert Martin, Schivener or Kneeshaw, probably Harvey, - , - , - , - , Greenberg, Johnny Blunden, - , - . Third row: Leonard Leslie Lovett, - , - , G. Gilbertson, - , - , Kinchin, - , - , Bobby Beechener. Second row: Bobby Riley, - , Tommy Edwards, Cecil Smith, George Woodland, - , Arthur Lapwood, ‘Nobby' Miller, Stanley Hill, - . Front row: - , - , Charlie Fisher, - , Whyberd, - , Laurie Waterman, Bobby Durling.