Tollesbury and Mersea Native Oyster Fishery Company. Unloading the oysters. Postcard not mailed.

The company was formed in 1879. This photograph, originally issued on a calendar, shows the day's catch being unloaded on Tollesbury Hard. The highest number of oysters ever despatched by rail on any one day was 110,000. [Tollesbury Past] 
Cat1 Tollesbury-->Woodrolfe Cat2 Oysters-->Pictures Cat3 Tollesbury-->Oysters

Tollesbury and Mersea Native Oyster Fishery Company. Unloading the oysters. Postcard not mailed.
The company was formed in 1879. This photograph, originally issued on a calendar, shows the day's catch being unloaded on Tollesbury Hard. The highest number of oysters ever despatched by rail on any one day was 110,000. [Tollesbury Past]
Date: c1925      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Cedric Gurton Tollesbury
Image ID CG12_113
Category 1 Tollesbury-->Woodrolfe
Category 2 Oysters
Category 3 Tollesbury-->Oysters

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.