1. Horseman's Sunday at Patricia Catchpole stables on East Road. Rev. East officiated.
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2. At Patricia Catchpole's Stables in East Road, c1958
Back Suzanne Taylor, Eval Tovim, Mike Spurgeon
Middle Catchy, Sarah Vince now Cock, Wendy Westcott...
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3. On the field behind Empress Avenue.
L-R Gordon Allen's father, Rosemary Allen with Gordon behind. Nell the dog. Norma Appleby, Anne Knight, Charlie...
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4. Patricia Catchpole
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5. Mersea. A Douglas Went photograph, used in The Sailor's Coast page 30. The boat is CERISE. The lady is Barbara Went.
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6. The well known author & wildfowler J. Wentworth Day with a local West Mersea wildfowler and all their weapons and tools. Similar one published. [DW]
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7. George Peggs of Brightlingsea in a typical gun punt.
Used in The Northseamen page 72.
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8. Mr Charles Scott being carried by two bathers after landing at the Golf Course. Barbara Mears is on the left with Bob Munro next to her. Mrs Scott is just right...
Date: 13 July 1932
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9. First smack race after World War 1 [Tollesbury].
1. John Anthony, 2. Ike Harris, 3. Alf Barbrook, 4. L. Barbrook, 5. Happy Barbrook.
6. George Holman,...
Date: August 1921
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10. H.M. Yacht BRITANNIA.
H.M. King Georve V, H.M. Queen Mary, H.R.H. Prince Albert(Duke of York), H.R.H. Princess Mary.
Major Philip Hunloke, Helmsman,...
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11. Raymond Jones Catchpole. Suffolk Regiment.
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12. Edwin John Dixon. Written on bottom is "Dad's Father". Born September 1889, grandfather of Carol Dixon.
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13. Dad 1932. [Edwin John Dixon]. Milk pail on handlebars, outside Fred Wass barbers in background.
From Dixon family photographs.
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14. Former Post Office, High Street opposite Yorick Road. Toby Greenleaf.
From Dixon family photographs.
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15. West Mersea Riding School, run in the Hall Barn by Patricia Catchpole.
L-R 1. Catchy, 2. Judith Banks, 3. Hilary Banks, 4. Carol Dixon (Charlie), 5.?, 6....
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16. West Mersea Riding School. Phone 52. Run in the Hall Barn by Pat Catchpole.
L-R 1. Wendy Wescott (Collette), 2. Dianne ? (Kildare ?), 3. Judy Banks...
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17. Pat Catchpole, Hall Barn Riding Stables.
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18. Repton Dixon's Stores in Church Road, West Mersea. All the shop staff.
1. Bessie Dixon (with her tongue out), 2. Pat Franklin, 3. Susan Hales, 4. Carol...
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19. Outside the off license, Howards Stores, Church Road.
Carol Dixon, Percy Bacon, Dilys Overbury née Maylor, Bessie Dixon [Mum].
We are all...
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20. David Whiting getting the flag. West Mersea Town Regatta 2011 - the Greasy Pole.
Date: 20 August 2011
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21. Gowens sailmakers. Ernie Ponder. The calendar in the background is for August 1937.
Date: 28 August 1937
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22. Commander Huberht Hudson, RNVR.
Commander Hudson took part in the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic Expedition. He came to live in Mersea when he married in 1925....
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23. Mrs Trim, mother of Dorothy Gauden [caption on back of photograph].
This is Rebecca Trim née Dale, born about 1846 in Colchester. Her parents were at...
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24. The earliest photograph lent for the 2009 Marriage Display was of the marriage in 1903 of Arthur Moore Lord (Ralph Lord's grandfather) and Ellen Isabel Pates....
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25. Wedding of Edith Margaret née Marriage and Linden Le Marquand. The reception was held at Weir Farm and the photograph shows a group outside:
Date: 17 August 1944
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26. Fred I. Wass. Hairdresser and Tobacconist.
Frederick Inward Wass was born in 1912. He started work on a Saturday as a lather boy for Bobby Keyes when he...
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27. William Wyatt.
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28. Underwood's Garage. In the picture are Fred Oppezzo and Jacky Wenlock. Austin Van 5467EV. Shell Mex petrol is 4/2 a gallon (4 shillings and 2 pence) and with...
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29. Bet Hewes, Joy Vince and dog outside Sunnyside, West Mersea. Joy Vince is now Mrs Joy Leigh [RG].
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30. The back of the photograph says "Mona, Babs, Edwin, Prince & Betty Hewes on SS. Daroila.".
An email from Iain Merch-Chammon helps us put the names in...
Date: cAugust 1932
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