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 Gooseberry Pies

A feature of village life which became connected to the annual Fair during the last weekend of June, were the Gooseberry Pies. They were slow-cooked overnight in Sunderland clay dishes sold to local women by the bargemen. Some entries are proudly displayed here outside Shynn's bakery in North Road. 'Tollesbury Past by Keith Lovell, figure 71. 
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Gooseberry Pies
A feature of village life which became connected to the annual Fair during the last weekend of June, were the Gooseberry Pies. They were slow-cooked overnight in "Sunderland" clay dishes sold to local women by the bargemen. Some entries are proudly displayed here outside Shynn's bakery in North Road. 'Tollesbury Past by Keith Lovell, figure 71.
Date: c1920      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Kevin Bruce
Image ID KBC_TOL_023


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.