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Sailing barge CLIFF loading hay on Mersea Hard. Registered Ipswich and built Ipswich 1858, probably by Bayley. Main owner J Cobbold Ipswich. Official No. 20532
1901 Managing Owner Joseph Rawlinson, Forest Gate.
18 Nov 1907 sold to James Edwards, contractor of West Mersea.
3 April 1911 foundered.
A picture from one of the slide shows run in Mersea Museum during opening hours.
From a glass plate bought by David Patient on Ebay c1908. Photo: David Patient Collection
Kingsland beach in the snow. cApril 1991. Photo: Rose and Len Harvey Collection
High tide, Packing Marsh Island in early 2014. Packing Shed in the distance. The winter gales have caused further erosion on the island. 14 April 2014. Photo: Sue and Paddy Ryan, Dory Designs.
Peldon Church. Postcard mailed 16 August 1906. Before August 1906.
Ye Olde Village Pump & The Plough, Peldon. Postcard 123779 Bell & Co., not mailed.
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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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