This database contains some of the books, papers and records held by Mersea Museum.

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The Changing Foreshore - talk by Ralph Merry
ID IM05
Title The Changing Foreshore - talk by Ralph Merry
Abstract Slides from a talk given by Ralph Merry at Mersea Museum 14 March 2008. For more on Fish traps, see ...
Author Ralph Merry
Keywords fish weirs
Published 14 March 2008
Source Mersea Museum / Ralph Merry

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Article

Old anchor at Mersea Museum
ID TXA00310
Title Old anchor at Mersea Museum
Abstract The anchor in the entrance drive to Mersea Museum was recovered from the Barrow Deep by Mersea fisherman Pat Mead in 1977. Pat says the anchor was caught below the Mid Barrow on the Sunk side and it had 10 fathoms of tarred rope hawser attached. He was on the OAKLEIGH with Carl Seeley as crew. The ...
Author Tony Millatt
Published 15 September 2009
Source Mersea Museum

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Article

NANALOA - HSL 145
ID TXA00300
Title NANALOA - HSL 145
Abstract By 2009, NANALOA, the former High Speed Launch 145, was resting at West Mersea, her hull stripped of all fittings, and barely floating at high tide. The following article was written by Pat Zierold in the 1990s and covers some of her history. NANALOA was built in the last months of 1939, one of ...
Author Pat Zierold
Published c1994
Source Mersea Museum / Pam West and John Zierold

704

Article

Sarah Wrench, died 6 May 1848, buried East Mersea.
ID TXA00220
Title Sarah Wrench, died 6 May 1848, buried East Mersea.
Abstract Just to the north east of East Mersea Church is the grave of Sarah Wrench. It is unusual in that it has iron hoops over it, forming a cage. A cast iron plaque on the grave says "Sarah Wrench died 6th May 1848 aged 15 years and 5 months" The East Mersea Parish Records tell us that Sarah Wrench ...
Author Tony Millatt
Keywords churchyard, WCH
Published 31 May 2009
Source Mersea Museum

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Article

Tim Whelpton - lived on a houseboat before the War
ID TXA00200
Title Tim Whelpton - lived on a houseboat before the War
Abstract Tim Whelpton died March 2009 at the age of 80. He came from a sailing family, in which his doctor grandfather had a fleet of fishing smacks based in Essex. Tim's father, a master mariner, went to sea in square-rigged sailing ships and had circumnavigated the world seven times before he was 21. ...
Author Tony Millatt
Published 22 May 2009
Source Mersea Museum

706

Article

Country Food in Essex
ID EC72_03_038
Title Country Food in Essex
Abstract COUNTRY FOOD IN ESSEX by Sybil Brand Sixty years ago people ate foods that were different from those we are used to at the present time. They were great delicacies; sweet pickled ham, for instance, was made from a recipe that had been handed down in the family for generations. If you ...
Author Sybil Brand
Published March 1972
Source Mersea Museum / Essex Countryside
Page 38-39

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Article

Mersea Island: the 11th-century Boundaries; *** King Edward Charter
ID EAH_014_087
Title Mersea Island: the 11th-century Boundaries; *** King Edward Charter
Abstract Deramy's Stone stands on the boundary between East and West Mersea. The plaque below the stone (erected in January 1975) says the stone marks the Boundary of the Manor of West Mersea granted by King Edward the Confessor to the Monastery of St. Ouen in 1046. However, there is much doubt about this. ...
Author Tony Millatt
Keywords Deremy's, Deramy's, Deramy, Deremy
Volume 14
Published 1982
Source Mersea Museum / Essex Archaeology and History
Page 87

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Article

Essex Archaeology and History
ID EAH_014_077
Title Essex Archaeology and History
Abstract The only road onto Mersea Island crosses the end of the Strood and Pyefleet channels on a causeway known as the Strood. The road has been raised over the years, but below the present road can be found oak piles which indicate the presence of a causeway here in Anglo-Saxon times. The name 'Strood' is ...
Author Tony Millatt
Keywords dendro
Volume 14
Published 1982
Source Mersea Museum / Essex Archaeology and History
Page 77

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Article

Yacht ERIDANI 2 built Wyatt Mersea 1957-1959
ID TXA00070
Title Yacht ERIDANI 2 built Wyatt Mersea 1957-1959
Abstract In March 2009, the Museum had an enquiry from two brothers who were about to embark on the restoration of a Yacht called ERIDANI 2. They knew she was built in West Mersea by William Wyatt between 1957 and 1959. She was designed by a man called John (Jolyon) Sloggett and has a Lloyds registration ...
Published 7 March 2009
Source Mersea Museum
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