Tollesbury - diggin the Marine Lake (Swimming Pool), early 1907. Much of the labour for this 'village project' may well have been voluntary. Many thousands of barrows of soil must have been removed before the opening of the lake (approx 200 x 100 feet) later in the year.
Photo: Mersea Museum - Cedric Gurton Tollesbury
Image ID CG1_026
Category 1 Tollesbury-->Woodrolfe
Category 2 Tollesbury-->People
This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.