1. Horseman's Sunday at Patricia Catchpole stables on East Road. Rev. East officiated.
L-R Gordon Allen, Charlie Buckingham, Norma Appleby, Ann Knight, Angela ...
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2. At Patricia Catchpole's Stables in East Road, c1958
Back Suzanne Taylor, Eval Tovim, Mike Spurgeon
Middle row Catchy, Sarah Vince now Cock, Wendy ...
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3. On the field behind Empress Avenue - Patricia Catchpole's Riding School.
L-R Gordon Allen's father, Rosemary Allen with Gordon behind. Nell the dog. Norma ...
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4. Wife of Reverend East, Nan Peacefull (Gladys but NEVER known as anything but Nan), Patricia Catchpole (Catchy) in a rare photo indeed of her not wearing ...
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5. Catchy relaxing with Pickles on the sea wall. [Patricia Catchpole]
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6. Aerial view of part of East Road, West Mersea, looking northeast. Brierley Hall is lower centre. On the left is Mondamin, with Patricia Catchpole's stables next ...
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7. Patricia Catchpole's Riding School on East Road, West Mersea
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8. 'Catchy' - Patricia Catchpole's Riding School and Stables on East Road, West Mersea.
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9. Patricia Catchpole's stables on East Road, West Mersea
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10. Patricia Catchpole's stables on East Road.
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11. Patricia Catchpole's stables on East Road.
Anne Watson says "The second building was put up in 58, we called it "Buckingham Palace" it was an old prefab ...
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12. Patricia Catchpole
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13. Patricia Catchpole at Hall Barn Riding Stables.
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14. Patricia Catchpole stables. Paddy (Arva Lad) belonged to Dr Howes and lived well into his 30s.
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15. Anne Watson taking bookings from regular summer visitors - Catchy's Riding Stables.
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16. Anne Watson on Mr Whippy at Five Parishes Show. The little girl is Jackie Fahie.
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17. Wales - reuniting with Whippy in 1984. Catchy on the left.
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18. Anne Watson on Mortisha, Mrs Pat Bruton followed by Tony Mould on Flicka and Elizabeth Baines on Gold leaf at a meet at Layer Breton. The black horse was also ...
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19. Catchy chatting with Charlie Buckingham, with Norma Appleby on Whippy, at Mistley Show.
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20. Catchy on Whippy on the Golden Horseshoe ride (40 miles) with one of our customers Mr Baines.
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21. Karen Hind on Comet, Gordon Allen holding Charlie Buckingham's Shaun, sitting Iris Buckingham, Norma Appleby, and myself holding Mr Whippy at Berechurch Show ...
Date: 30 July 1966
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22. Patricia Catchpole Riding Stables on East Road.
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23. Crossing the Strood in thick snow, probably 1958. Anne is fairly sure it's Underwood's taxi, driven by Jack Saye. "The snow looks about a foot deep," she said, ...
Date: cFebruary 1958
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24. 1958 - 1959 West Mersea School Concert at the British Legion.
L-R Susan Fahie, Carol Wignall, Marina Hewes, Sarah Vince, Judy Farthing, Sheila Slowgrove, ...
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25. Netball or Rounders team at West Mersea School 1958 - 1959.
Back row: Wendy Stubbings, Marlene Fletcher, Shirley Ward (Teacher). Christine Russell, ...
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26. Mersea Garden Centre on the east side of Dawes Lane as you approach East Road. The Garden Centre was run by Anne and Les Watson 1978 to 1982.
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27. Part of V.J. Watson's yard which was in business in Prince Albert Road from about 1974 to 1996. They sold mainly diesel engine spares for Paxmans etc., and ...
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28. Brierley Hall fields, owned by Archie Knight. Essex pigs. Looking across to Leysters. Cyril Holt and Samuel Callow.
The field is now all housing.
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29. Harvesting at Brierley Hall Farm West Mersea in the late 1950s. On the left, probably Elsie, Anne and Archie Knight. Combined harvester and Ferguson tractor.
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30. Harvesting at Brierley Hall Farm West Mersea in the late 1950s. Driving the Combined harvester either Ralph Lord or David Knight - or John Knight says the ...
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