Images for Category Oysters

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1. ID BF03_001_116_001 The Colne Fishery Company had a steam dredger and inspection boat built in 1895. She is seen here with a party on board, probably for the opening of the...

1. The Colne Fishery Company had a steam dredger and inspection boat built in 1895. She is seen here with a party on board, probably for the opening of the...
Image ID BF03_001_116_001


2. ID BOXB3_090_001_001 Tollesbury and Mersea Oyster Company men outside the Packing Shed circa 1908. Zeb Milgate (John Milgate's grandfather and Heather Haward's great grandfather) in...

2. Tollesbury and Mersea Oyster Company men outside the Packing Shed circa 1908. Zeb Milgate (John Milgate's grandfather and Heather Haward's great grandfather) in...
From: Gaff Rig / Smacks
Date: c1908
Image ID BOXB3_090_001_001


3. ID BOXB3_125_001_001 The oysterman George Stoker of West Mersea before the 'offoce' of the Stags Head Oyster Fishery Company. A wartime picture - there is barbed wire in the...

3. The oysterman George Stoker of West Mersea before the 'offoce' of the Stags Head Oyster Fishery Company. A wartime picture - there is barbed wire in the...
From: Gaff Rig / Smacks
Date: c1943
Image ID BOXB3_125_001_001


4. ID BOXB5_017_029 Dredging up oysters in the River Colne. [DW]
The Colne Fishery Company smack NATIVE hauls alongside an oyster skiff to dump thousands of slipper limpets...

4. Dredging up oysters in the River Colne. [DW]
The Colne Fishery Company smack NATIVE hauls alongside an oyster skiff to dump thousands of slipper limpets...
Date: 1936
Image ID BOXB5_017_029


5. ID BOXB5_017_031 Oyster dredging. Smacks at Brighlingsea going out for oysters. The oyster dredgerman in Pyefleet Creek, home of the Colchester Native. [DW]
William Francis...

5. Oyster dredging. Smacks at Brighlingsea going out for oysters. The oyster dredgerman in Pyefleet Creek, home of the Colchester Native. [DW]
William Francis...
Date: 1928
Image ID BOXB5_017_031


6. ID BOXB5_017_034 Colne river police boats PRINCE OF WALES and ALEXANDRA stand upriver over the oyster beds they guarded. The Colne River Police were established in 1890 to take...

6. Colne river police boats PRINCE OF WALES and ALEXANDRA stand upriver over the oyster beds they guarded. The Colne River Police were established in 1890 to take...
Image ID BOXB5_017_034


7. ID CG12_113 Tollesbury and Mersea Native Oyster Fishery Company. Unloading the oysters. Postcard not mailed.
The company was formed in 1879. This photograph,...

7. Tollesbury and Mersea Native Oyster Fishery Company. Unloading the oysters. Postcard not mailed.
The company was formed in 1879. This photograph,...
Date: c1925
Image ID CG12_113


8. ID CW2_BHE_007_002 Brierley Hall Estate brochure Page 7. A good catch.

8. Brierley Hall Estate brochure Page 7. A good catch.
Date: After August 1908
Image ID CW2_BHE_007_002


9. ID CW2_BHE_019_001 Brierley Hall Estate brochure Page 19. Oyster pits and shed.

9. Brierley Hall Estate brochure Page 19. Oyster pits and shed.
Date: After August 1908
Image ID CW2_BHE_019_001


10. ID DIS2011_OYS_052 A modern oyster dredger.

10. A modern oyster dredger.
Image ID DIS2011_OYS_052


11. ID DWS_APQ_001 Robert Appleton Account book.
The Anchorage, Tollesbury, Essex

11. Robert Appleton Account book.
The Anchorage, Tollesbury, Essex
Date: 1904
Image ID DWS_APQ_001


12. ID DWS_APQ_006 Robert Appleton Account book.
Robert's earnings 7 Oct 1907 - 4 Apr 1908 brooding and fivefingering.
MAGNOLIA's 14 Sep 1907 - 4 Apr 1908

12. Robert Appleton Account book.
Robert's earnings 7 Oct 1907 - 4 Apr 1908 brooding and fivefingering.
MAGNOLIA's 14 Sep 1907 - 4 Apr 1908
Date: 14 September 1907
Image ID DWS_APQ_006


13. ID DWS_APQ_007 Robert Appleton Account book. 1908 - 1909.
[Robert] 3 Oct 1908 27 Mar 1909 fivefingers. Started yachting 29 Mar 1909.
[MAGNOLIA] 3 October 1908 - 27...

13. Robert Appleton Account book. 1908 - 1909.
[Robert] 3 Oct 1908 27 Mar 1909 fivefingers. Started yachting 29 Mar 1909.
[MAGNOLIA] 3 October 1908 - 27...
Date: 3 October 1908
Image ID DWS_APQ_007


14. ID DWS_APQ_017 Robert Appleton Account book. Summer Work 1916.
6 July 1916 Robert went to Whitehall and got a berth as mate of 'Tug Alice' for Malta. 7 July left for...

14. Robert Appleton Account book. Summer Work 1916.
6 July 1916 Robert went to Whitehall and got a berth as mate of 'Tug Alice' for Malta. 7 July left for...
Date: 6 July 1916
Image ID DWS_APQ_017


15. ID HLJ_003 Henry Lyster Jameson. 1874 - 26 February 1922. 
Lived at West Mersea 1914-22 with his wife and two daughters. Died suddenly at The Firs, West Mersea in his...

15. Henry Lyster Jameson. 1874 - 26 February 1922.
Lived at West Mersea 1914-22 with his wife and two daughters. Died suddenly at The Firs, West Mersea in his...
Date: 4 March 1922
Image ID HLJ_003


16. ID HLJ_009_003 Henry Lyster Jameson.
Statement of Dr Jameson's professional career and services. Page 3 of 5.
...
In 1914 seconded for service with the Ministry...

16. Henry Lyster Jameson.
Statement of Dr Jameson's professional career and services. Page 3 of 5.
...
In 1914 seconded for service with the Ministry...
Date: c1923
Image ID HLJ_009_003


17. ID LH22_073 Ken Mole collecting oysters in a tendle. He has splatchers on his shoes to protect the surface of the mud.

17. Ken Mole collecting oysters in a tendle. He has splatchers on his shoes to protect the surface of the mud.
Image ID LH22_073


18. ID MBK_EGD_C001 Essex Gold. The fortunes of the Essex Oysterman. By Hervey Benham.
In collaboration with Peter French and John Leather.
Essex Record Office Publication...

18. Essex Gold. The fortunes of the Essex Oysterman. By Hervey Benham. In collaboration with Peter French and John Leather.
Essex Record Office Publication...
Date: 1993
Image ID MBK_EGD_C001


19. ID MBK_EGD_P137 Essex Gold by Hervey Benham page 137. 
Chapter 17 Mersea in living memory.
 
 The story of the Mersea creek layings may conveniently be resumed at...

19. Essex Gold by Hervey Benham page 137.
Chapter 17 Mersea in living memory.

The story of the Mersea creek layings may conveniently be resumed at...
Date: 1993
Image ID MBK_EGD_P137


20. ID MMC_P369_003 West Mersea Oystermen pose. L-R Alan Mole, Raymond d'Wit, Douglas Stoker, Bobby Stoker, Lennox Leavett from Tollesbury, Graham Knott, Derek Leavett (had the...

20. West Mersea Oystermen pose. L-R Alan Mole, Raymond d'Wit, Douglas Stoker, Bobby Stoker, Lennox Leavett from Tollesbury, Graham Knott, Derek Leavett (had the...
Date: 1979
Image ID MMC_P369_003


21. ID MMC_P755_018 Ted Woolfe's Oyster pits, West Mersea - emptying for next tide. Bill Wyatt, when an apprentice, helped in the construction of this building.

21. Ted Woolfe's Oyster pits, West Mersea - emptying for next tide. Bill Wyatt, when an apprentice, helped in the construction of this building.
Image ID MMC_P755_018


22. ID MMC_P755_019 Oyster Pits, West Mersea. Another copy of this is postmarked 1904.

22. Oyster Pits, West Mersea. Another copy of this is postmarked 1904.
Date: Before 1904
Image ID MMC_P755_019


23. ID MMC_P755_024 Smack DAISY BELLE oyster dredging. Bert French. Another copy of this postcard was written 18 August 1903.

23. Smack DAISY BELLE oyster dredging. Bert French. Another copy of this postcard was written 18 August 1903.
Date: Before August 1903
Image ID MMC_P755_024


24. ID PA1_MIS_OYS_D28 Unloading slipper limpet shell at the Packing Sheds circa 1908.
Limpets were cleared from the grounds and put ashore because they were a pest to the...

24. Unloading slipper limpet shell at the Packing Sheds circa 1908.
Limpets were cleared from the grounds and put ashore because they were a pest to the...
Date: c1908
Image ID PA1_MIS_OYS_D28


25. ID PA1_MIS_OYS_D63 Oyster dredging in recent years - BOY STEVEN II.

25. Oyster dredging in recent years - BOY STEVEN II.
Image ID PA1_MIS_OYS_D63


26. ID PA1_MIS_OYS_D67 Native oysters

26. Native oysters
Image ID PA1_MIS_OYS_D67


27. ID PA1_RG1_AB02_RON81 Loading into an oyster skiff at the Packing Shed. Postcard title is W.M. & T. Oyster Company loading.
Used in Memories of a Mersea Oysterman page 37.

27. Loading into an oyster skiff at the Packing Shed. Postcard title is W.M. & T. Oyster Company loading.
Used in "Memories of a Mersea Oysterman" page 37.
Image ID PA1_RG1_AB02_RON81


28. ID PA1_RG1_AB03_RON137 Unloading ports on Mersea Hard. L-R Tom Cudmore, Ted Woolf, Peter French

28. Unloading ports on Mersea Hard. L-R Tom Cudmore, Ted Woolf, Peter French
Image ID PA1_RG1_AB03_RON137


29. ID PBIB_TOL_013 Oyster Dredging, Tollesbury

29. Oyster Dredging, Tollesbury
Image ID PBIB_TOL_013


30. ID PCA_001 Ernie 'Pud' Mole and Jack Arthur George Carter, oyster dredging on board the smack OUR BOYS in the 1950s.

30. Ernie 'Pud' Mole and Jack Arthur George Carter, oyster dredging on board the smack OUR BOYS in the 1950s.
Date: 1950s
Image ID PCA_001


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