Fire siren used on Mersea and loaned by Jonathan Mussett of West Mersea Fire Brigade. In later years it was sited behind the Fire Station in Melrose Road and then behind the new Barfield Road Fire Station. It is thought that earlier it was at Woodstock in St Peters Road, when that was the Air Raid Precautions Headquarters, and then behind the then Telephone Exchange in Yorick Road.

It will ...
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Fire siren used on Mersea and loaned by Jonathan Mussett of West Mersea Fire Brigade. In later years it was sited behind the Fire Station in Melrose Road and then behind the new Barfield Road Fire Station. It is thought that earlier it was at Woodstock in St Peters Road, when that was the Air Raid Precautions Headquarters, and then behind the then Telephone Exchange in Yorick Road.
It will be moved to another location in the Museum grounds.
Date: 2019      


Photo: Mersea Museum
Image ID DIS2019_011
Category 1 Museum-->Artefacts and Contents
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This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.