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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

The Nelson pub 1950s


The Nelson pub 1950s

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© IHT/sp027


Island History Trust Image Collection


North Greenwich Bowls Club, presentation ceremony in ‘The Nelson' pub, c1950. Back row, left to right: - , - , Weston, Tremaine, - , - , - Jarvis, - , - Weston, - , - , George James, - , Jock Wilson, - , - Taylor, Sid Howard. Front row: Hughie Watson and Jimmy Brazier. by Mrs Betty Howard