1. Long guns and tall tales. L-R Bob South, who killed nine Brent geese with one shot from a single 12-bore; 'Admiral' Bill Wyatt, aged eighty-one and still...
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2. A party outside the Victory Inn, perhaps in Mersea to enjoy the Oyster Teas advertised by the Victory. The writing on the front of the Inn says Colchester...
Date: Before July 1907
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3. The Fox. Colchester Brewing Co. Ltd. East Road, West Mersea. Postcard mailed June 1915.
Date: Before June 1915
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4. Funeral of Mr H.T. Hone. The funeral took place on Wednesday, the vicar Rev. C. Pierrepont Edwards MC officiating, of Mr Herbert Thomas Hone of the Swan Hotel,...
Date: 18 July 1942
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5. Water in bottle of whisky. A bottle of whisky said to have contained 11 percent water led to an East Mersea licensee, John Scholey, of the Dog and Pheasant,...
Date: 13 December 1946
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6. Seed growing - view from Coast Road across to Church Road and White Hart.
Fair Haven Temperance Resort brochure. Page 10.
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7. Photo taken in back room of British Legion Club about 1952.
Reg Jay, Maurice Jay, Sid Milgate, Jimmy Simmonds.
Jimmy Simmonds wearing American Air...
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8. Outside the White Hart after 12" of snow in 1958.
Ron Pamment, George Milgate, Cyril 'Lizzie' Green.
From Album 5.
Date: cFebruary 1958
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9. At the Sailing and Social Club.
1. Bert 'Luvvy' Carter, 2. Oscar Whiting, 3. Frank Ashworth, 4. Dudley Cock, 5. Vincent Thorp, 6. Frederick Smith,
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10. The Public Bar at the Fountain Pub. The pub was run by Major 'Pom' and Dorrie Aldous.
L-R Maurice Jay, Derek Whitelock, John Dixon, 'Hoilly Green, Maurice...
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11. The Public Bar at the Fountain Pub. The pub was run by Major 'Pom' and Dorrie Aldous.
Maurice Fletcher, Claude Green. Claude worked part time at Fountain...
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12. Fred Smith's bakers cart down the 'City End' by the old Victory. John Woods just visible on the left.
Wm Wyatt with brushes. Miss Smith and Miss Bagworth...
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13. White Hart Hotel from the church tower. This was probably at the time of the 1990 Lions Festival.
Photo by Don Procter.
From Album 12.
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14. The Victory, old City, West Mersea. Colchester Brewing Co. W. Trim proprietor. Wines & Spirits.
This pub was closed around 1907 when the new Victory Hotel...
Date: Before 1907
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15. The "Dog and Pheasant" Inn, East Mersea - where the old yields pride of place to the new, as though wishing to retire, after so many centuries of service, from...
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16. Victory Hotel on Coast Road, with its dance hall. The dance hall was burnt down about 1942. Postcard, mailed 25 May 1932.
Date: Before May 1932
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17. Inside the old Victory. John Milgate, Ernie Cudmore, William Wyatt, Ernie Wells, Zebedee Milgate, Sid Stoker, Herbert Welham, Charlie Mussett and Bob Burgess....
Date: Before 1906
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18. The old Dog and Pheasant East Mersea. Postcard 101936.
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19. Dog and Pheasant, East Mersea. 1980s?
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20. Fountain Hotel, Queens Corner, now the site of Fountain Court.
It was built in 1912, replacing the earlier Fountain further along East Road near the Fox....
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21. Victory Hotel - Ind Coope.
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22. Sailing and Social Club, West Mersea. From a Christmas Card.
This was a popular meeting place for wildfowlers. Mrs Hone ran the club until her death in 1970...
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23. Dog and Pheasant Pub, East Mersea. Trumans.
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24. Fountain Hotel in the early 1950s. L-R Dorothy Aldous nee Walker, Pon Aldous (proprietors) and helpers.
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25. Beautiful Mersea - Garden Farm Estate brochure. Page 22.
For Sale. Cheap. Three Freehold Villas in Fairhaven Avenue. C. Runcorn, Red Lion Square,...
Date: December 1909
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26. West Mersea Official Guide. Page 5. Victory Hotel, proprietor H.A. Bleach. Dance Hall on the right - burnt down about 1942.
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27. Victory Hotel with its dance hall. The dance hall was burnt down c1942. From Mersea Island Directory c1935.
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28. West Mersea Official Guide. Page 34. White Hart Hotel. Proprietor P.C. Fahie. Telephone West Mersea 66.
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29. Victory Hotel. Proprietors Mr & Mrs F.J. Madle. West Mersea Official Guide Page 20.
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30. Berry's bus outside the White Hart, West Mersea. The White Hart was the terminus in Mersea and in Colchester, the buses stopped outside the Hippodrome in the...
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