1. The Beach, West Mersea
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2. The Beach, West Mersea. Postcard by F.W. Pawsey & Sons.
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3. Posts in the mud about 200 yds East of Seaview Avenue, West Mersea, visible at low tide. They are believed by some, but not all, to be an Anglo-Saxon fish weir...
Date: 9 July 2006
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4. The Boating Lake, West Mersea, c1936. Postcard 74699.
The lake never reopened after WW2 and was developed by Galliford as Shears Crescent.
From Album 12.
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5. This Floating Dock was blown ashore on Decoy Point in the recent gales. Newspaper cutting dated Feb 15, 1946.
Date: 15 February 1946
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6. Girl Guides West Mersea Cooking & Camp Fire.
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7. Land Army girls with Alexandra Family at the bottom of Fairhaven Avenue. Fairhaven Cafe in the background.
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8. Beach Huts after the 1953 Floods. Between Fairhaven and Seaview Avenue.
Date: cFebruary 1953
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9. Cooper's Beach
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10. Cooper's Beach
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11. Cliffs at Cooper's Beach
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12. West Mersea beach with the ice piled up in the hard winter of 1962-63.
Date: January 1963
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13. Ice piled up on the beach at West Mersea, in the hard winter of 1962-63. There was a lot of ice in the river and the creeks round Mersea were all frozen, except...
Date: cJanuary 1963
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14. Beach huts at West Mersea after the 1953 Great Flood.
Date: February 1953
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15. Jack Botham aerial photograph 3205. Decoy Point. Early days at Waldegraves Caravan site.
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16. Jack Botham Aerial photograph 3211. Victoria Esplanade car park. Alexandra Avenue.
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17. Jack Botham aerial photograph 3213. Boating Lake in centre with Lower Kingsland Road beyond. Corner of Broomhills Road and Victoria Esplanade on right.
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18. Boathouse at the end of Beach Road - this house has since been replaced. Laid up in the river are MEADOWBANK and SOPHIA C.
Date: cSeptember 1982
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19. Beach Huts, West Mersea, by the bottom of Willoughby Avenue.
Date: 3 July 2008
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20. Mersea History Walk 23.
Pathway across the marsh from Coast Road to the beach wearing away many marsh plants.
Date: 29 July 2006
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21. Looking towards Buzz'n from Monkey Beach. Another copy of this postcad was mailed 19 August 1920
Date: Before August 1920
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22. Looking across St. Peter's Meadow to the beach and fisherman's hard, from Coast Road. Hove Creek comes in bottom right. There is a line of barbed wire just...
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23. West Mersea beach. The diving board can be seen - it was off the end of Alexandra Avenue and lasted until WW2.
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24. Orleans Cottage, West Mersea, with the church beyond. Kings Hard in the foreground.
W.H. Tilston's Series postcard.
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25. The Beach looking towards Seaview Avenue. Postcard 84662.
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26. Beach Tea Gardens - West Mersea. The sign on the fence says The Garden Cafe. This later became the Spinney Cafe.
The Garden Cafe, along with 10 beach huts,...
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27. A view of the concrete blocks by the beach near Buzz'n and thought to be an anti-landing craft defence.. The base of an old pillbox can be seen on the right.
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28. Putting Green and Esplanade car park, West Mersea. Postcard
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29. Kings Hard looking towards the beach, Orleans and West Mersea Church.
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30. Boating Lake, West Mersea.
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