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 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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3. 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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4. 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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5. The mill in Mill Road, West Mersea.
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6. Peter Moss Mussett, born on 6 December 1878 at West Mersea, his mother was Caroline Mussett (born 1856 - died 1937) no father's name for Peter's birth...
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7. Leonard Trim 1925-1965
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8. 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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9. The staff of Gowen & Company sail loft at West Mersea, about 1920. L to R Charlie Woods, A.A. Gowen, Kenneth A.L. Gowen, Miss Gertie French (Mrs Stanley...
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10. East Mersea Ferryman - Mr Horatio Mole of East Mersea who will shortly complete half a century of service as ferryman at East Mersea. He crosses at all times...
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11. S.C. White, Draper and Grocer's shop. Peldon
Edgar Charles Dansie and Leonard Dansie ?
Date: Before 1916
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12. Samuel Cant White in family group c1897.
Back row 1. May 2. Frederick 3. Clifford
Middle row 4. Grace 5. Samuel Cant 6. Katie 7. Horace
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13. White family wedding group.
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14. Samuel Cant White and his granddaughters Connie and Phyllis White, daughters of Horace White and Margaret Goymer.
Photograph used by Alan Smith in 'Smiths...
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15. The Croft, Melrose Road, West Mersea. Home of Clifford White and Family.
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16. Riverside House, West Mersea. Later 118 Coast Road.
[ In 1911 Census Riverside House was the home of William and Martha Stoker].
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17. Funeral of John Hewes passing Griffon Garage. Clifford White (undertaker) and Rev Pierrepont-Edwards. Mr Gethen driving hearse. George 'Hoppy' Hewes, Dubby...
Date: April 1931
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18. Bob and Kathleen Bisco. Behind are Steve Bisco and William Wilder (a friend of Mark Dixon). Carol Dixon's wedding.
Date: 25 February 1967
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19. Gowens at West Mersea in the early or mid 1960s.
Back row Harold Field, Claude Green, John Benns, Beat Green, Colin Anstey, John Wareing, Vic Pullen,...
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20. Gowens sailmakers. L-R Colin Anstey, Daphne Hewes (on floor). Claude Green (behind Daphne), Stanley French, John Wareing, George Freer (on floor), Ernie Ponder,...
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21. Gowens sailmakers.
Back Fred French, Ernie Ponder, ?n.
Front Ernie Ponder (with his tongue out!), Beattie Green.
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22. Gowens sailmakers.
Back row Chrissy Milgate, Eileen Hempstead, Yvonne Mills
Front row Mary Cornelius, Joan Hewes
Mary Cornelius eventually became...
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23. Gowen & Co., Mersea. Jack Gurton, Ernie Ponder, Freddy French [Nancy Smith].
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24. Gowen & Co., Mersea. Beat Green and Vic Pullen.
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25. Gowen & Co., Mersea. Vic Pullen and Lewis 'Pinky' Hewes.
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26. 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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27. Cis Hewes
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28. Hewes Family.
The back of the card is addressed to Mr A. Hewes, H.M.S. Servitor R.F.A., C/O G.P.O. London.
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29. My Grandmother Emma Hewes née Hempstead.
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30. John Hewes.
John Hewes born Jan 1842 died 2 April 1931 married 16 Nov 1867 Emma Hempstead b 22 June 1845 d 27 Dec 1928
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