1. The Strood connects Mersea Island to the mainland. Postcard by F.W. Pawsey, Ipswich.
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2. 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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3. Barge P.A.M. at Mersea Strood. Believed to have been taken by skipper George Blake or his camera.
P.A.M. was built 1901 Rochester Official No. 114801 and...
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4. Barge P.A.M. discharging stone at Mersea Strood, with a cheerful gang of Ukrainians. From "Tide Time" by A.S. Bennett, published 1949. Chapter X describes the...
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5. High tide at the Strood. Barnaby and Amy Smith
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6. High tide at the Strood. Barnaby and Amy Smith. Note the jogger in the background.
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7. Eastern National bus going through the water at the Strood, in the days when bus services were not curtailed by the tide. Ford Anglia Estate behind it ?
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8. Mersea Round the Island Race 2014. David Green's boat SUGARSCOOP at the Strood - it was the peak a very high tide and there would have been enough water to sail...
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9. Barge loading or unloading with lorries at Mersea Strood.
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10. Barge P.A.M. at Mersea Strood. Probably about 1946.
P.A.M. was built 1901 Rochester Official No. 114801 and was owned by Wakeley Bros.
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11. Winning Through! The Strood, a road leaving over a creek of the River Blackwater from the mainland to Mersea Island is almost impassable at high tide. An...
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12. 1924 Delage car crossing the Strood. Pastel by Richard Wade to recreate a newspaper photograph from 1930 of the car crossing the Strood. This view looks back...
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13. Pyefleet House at the Peldon end of the Strood, showing damage from the 1884 earthquake. The house should have 3 chimneys - only one remains and this has...
Date: cMay 1884
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14. 1987 Hurricane. Bonners Barn.
Date: 16 October 1987
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15. High tide at the Strood. Charabanc PU4434 on the left.
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16. Image from Homeland Handy Guides - Mersea Island Page 11. Horse and cart crossing the Strood. The photograph also appears in the Second Edition of the guide...
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17. Crossing the Strood, High Tide, West Mersea.
Postcard mailed 31 December 1938 to Mrs Mears, Ivy House, East Mersea, from Hilda K. Page,...
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18. The Strood looking towards Colchester - sailing barge at the dock. Another copy of this postcard is postmarked 1913.
Date: Before 1913
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19. Alf Stacey and Primrose Bus crossing the Strood. Karrier, probably LT8426.
Photo used on cover of Just the Ticket by David Thornton, which says it is...
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20. Great Eastern bus at the Strood, Mersea Island. BJ329.
Great Eastern was the second bus company to run service from North Station to White Hart.
Date: Before 11 March 1907
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21. The Strood, West Mersea. Motorcycle & sidecar on the right, registration F5095. The photographer's transport ?
View 78494 from multiview postcard...
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22. The Strood, West Mersea
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23. The Strood, West Mersea. There are telegraph poles but not yet any electicity poles. Hammond photograph.
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24. A windy day by Bonner's Barn - the view through Pat's windscreen window. The bus in the ditch was bringing children from TLA back to Mersea. The lorry is...
Date: 25 January 1990
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25. May 2015 Des Kaliszewski sailed his barge CYGNET up Pyefleet to the Strood. It is many years since barges regularly came up to the Strood to unload at the wharf...
Date: 22 May 2015
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26. Eastern National Bristol double decker bus ONO80 crossing the Strood onto Mersea Island.
The photograph is part of Ron's extensive collection on...
Date: March 1963
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27. The sailing barge P.A.M. unloading Kentish ragstone at Mersea Strood 1946/7. Two locals and two Ukrainians. Photo by Captain George Blake, master of...
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28. Barge unloading ragstone at the Strood, Mersea Island, August 1937. Johnny Dixon ?
Much Kentish ragstone was brought by barge to Essex, for repairing sea...
Date: August 1937
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29. Mersea Strood. Barge NELLIE PARKER in centre. Berrys' Gilford Model 1680T 31 seat Coach VX7875, purchased by Eastern National in 1937 Fleet No 3701.
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30. Barge VERONICA at the Strood, believed to be loaded with tarmacadam 1930s. A well known racing barge. Photograph from Barry Pearce of Maldon.
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