An early 1930s Carnival at Queens Corner passing the Cartwright's Shed, Fountain Hotel (both demolished to build Fountain Court) and Fountain Cottage.

In the procession from L-R,

1. Bus, probably Underwoods and thought to be driven by Cronk Day.

2. ?

3. On a Lee Shore - Clifford White cart driven by Fred Cook.

4. Firemen - L-R 1. Alec Green, 2. Jack Cooke, 4. Ivan Mole, ...
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An early 1930s Carnival at Queens Corner passing the Cartwright's Shed, Fountain Hotel (both demolished to build Fountain Court) and Fountain Cottage.
In the procession from L-R,
1. Bus, probably Underwoods and thought to be driven by Cronk Day.
2. ?
3. On a Lee Shore - Clifford White cart driven by Fred Cook.
4. Firemen - L-R 1. Alec Green, 2. Jack Cooke, 4. Ivan Mole, 5. Tim Mole, 6. Gordon Mussett, 7. Ernie Dixon, 8. ? (behind Digby's float), 9. Herbert Burgess (looking down and smiling), 10. Horace Whiting..
5. Digby display on motorcycle.
Framed original photograph by L.G. Cossor, 18 Trinity Street, Colchester.
Date: c1931      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Hannah Edwards Collection
Image ID HAN_FIR_001
Category 1 Mersea-->Fire Brigade
Category 2 Mersea-->Events

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.