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Paddle dredge PYEFLEET I in Colne. Photo by F Ruffell, Brightlingsea.
This photograph is also in BOXB3_172_001 with a description of the scene. Photo: F. Ruffell
Barges on the Hard at Mersea. SEA SPRAY on the right. The barge on the left is thought to be FALCONET. A letter from Mersea received 4 Sept 1930 talks of the FALCONET and SEA SPRAY on the Hard.
FALCONET was owned by A A Gowen the sailmaker in 1921 and half owned by him at the time this photo was taken [Ron Green] cSeptember 1930. Photo: John Milgate Collection
The Beach, West Mersea. This is taken by the Monkey Steps and the wall is the wall in front of Orleans. The wall was later plastered. The name Esplanade on the postcard title is not used for this area. Postcard from E T W Dennis, No. 063667. Photo: Peter Godfrey Collection
1961/62 Midland Area Sea Cadets Cup Final - Mersea Winners. Football Team.
Back row L-R 1. John Sales, 2. John Vince, 3. Peter Saye Keeper, 4. David Smith, 5. Nick Mussett
Left just visible Brian Macdonald
Front L-R 1. Ian Macdonald, 2. Peter Jones with Cup, 3. Bill Mole with Cup and ball, 4. Peter Sales, 5. John Farthing. c1962.
Mersea Barrow. 30 March 2012. Photo: Tony Millatt
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Mersea Museum has a large collection of images, mainly of Mersea Island and the surrounding area. Those shown here are a small sample.
The images are divided into categories - click on a Category to view a selection.
Each year, a selection of the images with an accompanying audiocommentary form an audio-visual display that is run when the Museum is open.
If you can add to the information we have about an image, such as the names of the people, the place or the date, please Email us.
The collection is always increasing thanks to the kindness of may individuals. If you have photographs that are suitable for our collection, we would be pleased to hear from you. We can just take a digital copy of a photograph and return the original to you.
The images above are copyright Mersea Island Museum unless otherwise stated.


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