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WW1 Memorial Soldiers at the Strood. Sunrise over East Mersea. 24 August 2019. Photo: Chrissie Westgate
The Beach, West Mersea. Postcard by F.W. Pawsey & Sons. c1955.
L-R Emily Farthing, Maud ? Mole, ?
Waiting for the Band. Postcard by Hammond, Great Totham, mailed Mersea 22 September 1911 to Miss French, Blackheath from Nell. The wall the shed on the left shows the Victorian Letter Box that is now in the Museum.
A picture from one of the slide shows run in Mersea Museum during opening hours. August 1911.
A pre-war West Mersea Town Regatta - the sailing barge is the VOLUNTEER.
A picture from one of the slide shows run in Mersea Museum during opening hours. 1930s. Photo: Lil Clarke Collection
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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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