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 The Old Ship at Heybridge Basin on a card posted in 1908.
Jim Stone in white in the centre. William Stone, landlord of The Old Ship, standing inn the door. Mrs Clark's shop on the left.

The message on the back of the card says Hope you are all well. ILEX [ IREX of Harwich 91334 ] left on Monday for a fortnight's trip across the other side. We think HAROLD is in the river. You can see your ...
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The Old Ship at Heybridge Basin on a card posted in 1908. Jim Stone in white in the centre. William Stone, landlord of The Old Ship, standing inn the door. Mrs Clark's shop on the left.
The message on the back of the card says "Hope you are all well. ILEX [ IREX of Harwich 91334 ] left on Monday for a fortnight's trip across the other side. We think HAROLD is in the river. You can see your uncle Jim on this card. Love to all. Write you more later. C.S. [ Charles Stone ].
The card was posted from Maldon on 12th August 1908 to Miss Stone Cumberland House Manningtree.

I have tried to tie this in with the Basin records and see Harold, Capt J Stone arrived in the basin on 19th July with 117 tons of tiles for builders Wray & Fuller. HAROLD did not come into thE basin again until 21st June 1909 under Capt Harry Stone with 163 tons of coal. [Ron Green]

A copy of the card is used in "Halcyon Days" by Harry Booth Page 29. William Stone, Harry's brother, owned this pub at one time.

The image was published in article by Ron Green in Maldon and Heybridge Life, April 2014, page 52.


Date: Before August 1908      

Photo: Ron Green Collection
Image ID RG03_751
Category 1 Places-->Heybridge


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.