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Recorded Live! The Islanders: Reminiscing on The Royal Docks

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Search over 200 records with images and descriptions from locals that follows the growth of the area through the generations, from industrial development and cultural change to the devastation of war and redevelopment.

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Royal Docks, c1935 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Royal Albert Dock Dock Manager's Office, 1984 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Construction of the Royal Victoria Dock from the Illustrated London News, 9 Sept 1854 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Cases of New Zealand apples being unloaded at the Royal Docks, 1949 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Royal Albert Dock, 1914 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Connaught Tavern | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Air raid over the Royal Docks, 1940 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
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Royal Docks, c1935 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Royal Albert Dock Dock Manager's Office, 1984 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Construction of the Royal Victoria Dock from the Illustrated London News, 9 Sept 1854 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Cases of New Zealand apples being unloaded at the Royal Docks, 1949 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Royal Albert Dock, 1914 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Connaught Tavern | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library
Air raid over the Royal Docks, 1940 | Photo: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library

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