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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


Ramsgate 1930s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Mrs May White, wife of John White, who worked in the Maintenance Department of Hawkins & Tipson Ltd, ropemakers. Photographed with her daughter and grandchild in Ramsgate in the 1930s. ``The Whites lived in East Ferry Road between the George and the Queen pubs. From F.W.Oliver