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.

Caption from Tollesbury Past, plate 18. 
Cat1 Tollesbury-->Woodrolfe Cat2 Tollesbury-->People

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.
Caption from Tollesbury Past, plate 18.
Date: cFebruary 1907      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Cedric Gurton Tollesbury
Image ID CG1_026
Category 1 Tollesbury-->Woodrolfe
Category 2 Tollesbury-->People


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.