1. Taken near the beginning of last century, from Church Road.
The only building in Coast Road is the pair of weatherboard cottages opposite St Peter's Well....
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2. West Mersea postcard, looking to the west from Decoy Point.
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3. The Strood connects Mersea Island to the mainland. Postcard by F.W. Pawsey, Ipswich.
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4. West Mersea postcard.
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5. The Beach, West Mersea
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6. West Mersea Fire Brigade's team of five who won the Essex County Brigade's quiz for Retained Firemen in Chelmsford.
L-R Gordon Allen, Alec Garnham, Joe...
Date: 17 February 1958
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7. West Mersea Fire Brigade - Fordson Thames fire engine GLC534 being replaced with the new Dodge 758JNO. Photograph at the Fire Station in Melrose Road.
Date: April 1957
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8. West Mersea Fire Brigade - Fordson Thames fire engine GLC534 being replaced with new Dodge 758JNO. Outside the Melrose Road Fire Station.
L-R 1. Oscar...
Date: April 1957
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9. West Mersea Fire Brigade - Fordson Thames fire engine GLC534 being replaced with the new Dodge 758JNO.
Date: April 1957
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10. West Mersea Mill - Fred G. Smith. A wonderful photograph of the old and the new. Stanley Mole on the left holding the horse and Herbert Marrow far right with...
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11. Frederick Herbert Smith and Herbert Marrow with Fred G. Smith delivery van. It is a Morris, registration BVW367. The door advertises Lyons Cakes. Phone Number...
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12. 1937 Coronation Arch decorated by May Bros, Langenhoe. Pete Tye Common at the bottom of Langenhoe hill - the boundary of the parish. "Welcome to Loyal West...
Date: cMay 1937
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13. Jubilee Arch at Queens Corner. Upland Road in the distance with the blacksmith shop on the corner.
Date: cMay 1935
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14. A school trip from West Mersea to London Zoo, July 1920. Primrose Bus. Headmaster Mr Green is standing on the stairs wearing a black trilby. Note the...
Date: 19 July 1920
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15. Top Chapel in Mill Road, West Mersea. The building on the left at the end of the drive was a very early school on the island. The Congregational Church is now...
Date: Before May 1905
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16. C.M. White, Builder. Mill Road, West Mersea, looking south. Just beyond White's shop is the gate and railings of the Congregational Church. The shop to the left...
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17. White's shop in Church Road. The bicycle on the right says "White's up to date drapers". Postcard franked 18 September 1909.
Date: Before September 1909
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18. The mill in Mill Road, West Mersea.
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19. 2005 Oyster Dredging Match - weighing and prizegiving at the Packing Shed.
Richard Haward centre with the microphone. To the left of him Terry Sutton,...
Date: 11 September 2005
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20. Heritage Open Days at Mersea Barrow. Keith Lovell directing the traffic.
Photograph from ...
Date: 14 September 2014
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21. Anthea Harding sitting on the wall at her grandparent's house - 'Strood Close' on the Peldon side of the Strood. This wall came down in the 1953 flood.
Date: Before February 1953
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22. Gwendoline and Edward Harding outside their home - Strood Close, The Strood, Peldon. They named the house Strood Close. They had bought the house from...
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23. Aerial view of part of East Road, West Mersea, looking northeast. Brierley Hall is lower centre. On the left is Mondamin, with Patricia Catchpole's stables next...
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24. Patricia Catchpole's stables on East Road.
Anne Watson says "The second building was put up in 58, we called it "Buckingham Palace" it was an old prefab...
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25. Patricia Catchpole at Hall Barn Riding Stables.
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26. Crossing the Strood in thick snow, probably 1958. Anne is fairly sure it's Underwood's taxi, driven by Jack Saye. "The snow looks about a foot deep," she said,...
Date: cFebruary 1958
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27. 1958 - 1959 West Mersea School Concert at the British Legion.
L-R Susan Fahie, Carol Wignall, Marina Hewes, Sarah Vince, Judy Farthing, Sheila Slowgrove,...
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28. Netball or Rounders team at West Mersea School 1958 - 1959.
Back row: Wendy Stubbings, Marlene Fletcher, Shirley Ward (Teacher). Christine Russell,...
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29. Mersea Garden Centre on the east side of Dawes Lane as you approach East Road. The Garden Centre was run by Anne and Les Watson 1978 to 1982.
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30. Part of V.J. Watson's yard which was in business in Prince Albert Road from about 1974 to 1996. They sold mainly diesel engine spares for Paxmans etc., and...
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