Houseboat in a creek - Fen Farm East Mersea. Early tents in the distance just to the right of it.

The houseboat was owned by a retired ballet teacher and then in 1932 was bought by the North family. It had a long history - its remains are still at the bottom of the creek. 
Cat1 Mersea-->Houseboats Cat2 Mersea-->Creeks, fleets, channels, saltings

Houseboat in a creek - Fen Farm East Mersea. Early tents in the distance just to the right of it.
The houseboat was owned by a retired ballet teacher and then in 1932 was bought by the North family. It had a long history - its remains are still at the bottom of the creek.
Date: c1930      


Photo: Mersea Museum - David Boddington Collection
Image ID DBO_003
Category 1 Mersea-->Houseboats
Category 2 Mersea-->Creeks, fleets, channels, saltings

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.