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WW1 Memorial Soldiers at the Strood. Sunrise over East Mersea. 24 August 2019. Photo: Chrissie Westgate
Kingsland beach in the snow. cApril 1991. Photo: Rose and Len Harvey Collection
Bill's Red Letter Day. Saturday will be a red letter day for postman Bill Pontyfix retiring after 37 years service. Mr Pontyfix, 63, of Churchfields, West Mersea, has given first class service to the village over the years.
Photo from Evening Gazette, 5 June 1990. 
Scan of newspaper cutting saved MMIMA026/Pontyfix_Bill/PFX_AB1_013.jpg 5 June 1990. Photo: Bill Pontyfix Collection
Dabchicks first rescue boat during the 1962 Blackwater Barge Match. 
L-R Franki Drinkall, Dad & Mum Drinkall, Bev Drinkall.
Laid up Shell tanker in the background.
Guy Titford dairy cart from Barfield Road. Guy Titford was a relative of Janet Woodward [RG]. Photo: Janet Woodward 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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