Checking the Oil? The garage still had its original frontage. John Palmer serves a customer who is dressed in the popular plus-fours. Antique-looking hand operated petrol pumps supplied a half-gallon of Shell with each draw. The shed in the background is the rear of S.W. Parker's general store, now 24 West Street.


Photograph and caption from 'More from Tollesbury Past', by Keith ...
Cat1 Tollesbury-->Shops and Businesses

Checking the Oil? The garage still had its original frontage. John Palmer serves a customer who is dressed in the popular plus-fours. Antique-looking hand operated petrol pumps supplied a half-gallon of "Shell" with each draw. The shed in the background is the rear of S.W. Parker's general store, now 24 West Street.

Photograph and caption from 'More from Tollesbury Past', by Keith Lovell.
Photograph originally from Mrs H. Palmer


Date: c1930      

Photo: Mersea Museum
Image ID MBK_TPT_046_001
Category 1 Tollesbury-->Shops and Businesses

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.