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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 Bradley children 1910


The Bradley children 1910

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Island History Trust Image Collection


The Bradley children: Catherine,(b.1900), John, (b.1897), Tom, (b.1895), Michael, (b.1904) and Eileen, (b.1908), photographed in 1910. The rocking chair had been sent to the family from Australia, by an uncle who was a sailor. These children lived with their mother and father and two older sisters at No 327 Westferry Road, where their mother kept a little shop. Their father was a stevedore employed in Millwall Docks.