1. West Mersea Mill - Fred G. Smith. A wonderful photograph of the old and the new. Stanley Mole on the left holding the horse and Herbert Marrow far right with ...
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2. Frederick Herbert Smith and Herbert Marrow with Fred G. Smith delivery van. It is a Morris, registration BVW367. The door advertises Lyons Cakes. Phone Number ...
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3. A school trip from West Mersea to London Zoo, July 1920. Primrose Bus. Headmaster Mr Green is standing on the stairs wearing a black trilby. Note the ...
Date: 19 July 1920
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4. 1953 Fred Smith delivering bread!
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5. Steam lorry built by A.W. Berry for Colchester Brewing Company. Registration F536. Built 1902-03 [ Modern Transport, 27 February 1937 ]
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6. Some of Berry's fleet. Bus F9245, lorry LN3317 (with A.W. Berry to its right ?), CD710, A6653 and F..453.
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7. Berry Motor Omnibus Service bus HK908. Wells, 30 hp Dorman Engine, acquired November 1915.
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8. A.W. Berry. Charabanc HK7215. Dennis 40hp 29 seat charabanc, acquired March 1920.
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9. A.W. Berry Works Outing.
Notes from Brenda Stacey: AWB far left, Stan far right, Herb driving. The man behind Herb is his father-in-law, Edward May. He ...
Date: cJuly 1922
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10. Berry's Motor Omnibus Service. Colchester & District. Colchester 102.
Double decker LC7804.
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11. A new AEC bus. No registration plates. Photograph is in Berry Family papers so probably the bus was to join their fleet.
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12. AEC Regal HX4358 outside Berry's works in Colchester. HX4358 acquired June 1931. Park Royal body ex AEC demonstrator.
A.W. Berry were running horse drawn ...
Date: cJune 1931
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13. Brightlingsea, Essex. In the early morning sprats are unloaded from the smacks, in casks, rowed ashore and then conveyed by lorry to the markets. Norfolk's ...
Date: After August 1934
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14. The Square and Church, Tollesbury. Postcard from Bell's No. 2067.
Osborne's Bedford Duple buses HG5343 and GVW591.
HG 5343 was bought second-hand January ...
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15. The Cycle Stores, Tollesbury.
Taken in 1914, when George Fisher the owner, sold perambulators, accessories, cycles, motorcycles and petrol, as well as ...
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16. FASHODA, when the train first ran to Tollesbury. Postcard, not mailed.
The opening of the Tollesbury Railway - locomotive is FASHODA.
An Essex County ...
Date: 23 May 1904
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17. Waiting for the train at Tollesbury. Postcard by T. Hammond, Great Totham, not mailed.
Used in Tollesbury Past, photo 37.
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18. The Crab and Winkle Railway.
Tollesbury Station. Taken a few days after the official opening on 1st October. The covered van, three open wagons and brake ...
Date: October 1904
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19. Station and waterworks, Tollesbury. Postcard by H.S. White, High Street, Tollesbury, not mailed.
The water tower was erected in 1914.
Date: After 1914
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20. Railway - Looking towards the Pier, Tollesbury. Postcard 126388, not mailed.
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21. Station Road, Tollesbury. Dated as 1951 by D.J. Gurton, but the loco is LNER 7161. This J67 was renumber 8608 September 1946 and renumbered again to 68608 ...
Date: Before September 1946
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22. The Square, Tollesbury. Osborne's bus waiting with a Witham service, JVX806, a Bedford with a Duple wartime utility body, including wooden slatted seats. JVX ...
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23. G.W. Osborne proudly sits in his new horse drawn carrier cart which had full length seats each side for potential passengers.
Caption from back of ...
Date: Before 1919
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24. Carnival procession in Barfield Road. The left lorry is Austin KNO204 - the board on the radiator is Mersea Island British Legion Branch. On the side it ...
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25. West Mersea School, with one of Berry's buses going up Barfield Road.
Owen Fletcher wrote:
"According to my mother, the gate to the left in the school ...
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26. Great Eastern Railway bus outside West Mersea Church. Another copy of this postcard was mailed July 1908.
Date: Before July 1908
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27. Eastern National bus going through the water at the Strood, in the days when bus services were not curtailed by the high tide. Ford Anglia Estate behind it ?
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28. Eastern National bus in the ditch near Bonners Barn. She had been blown over by the wind. XHK23... [Bristol VR fleet number 3127 XHK232X]
Date: 25 January 1990
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29. Digby's 1926 Austin Chummy TW6307. It was used to deliver paraffin on the island for many years, and dropped out of use in the late 1940s. When Digby's closed ...
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30. Digby's 1926 Austin Chummy TW6307, restored by David O'Connor. The car returned to Mersea as a special guest for the 2015 Lions Transport Show on 8 August 2015.
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