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Friday, September 2, 2016

The winter of 1963.

It was a bit cold here in 1963,  a pair of ice shoes were better than a rowing boat.

Spion Kop looked the same as this.

Tower Road Wivenhoe ,before it was given a coat of tarmac in the 1960's

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Nice picture.

The old concrete barge CHERRY used by Ken Green for storing fishing gear off the Golde Dawn and for fish smoking in the froward end.  Seen here in 1963 winter

When the big steam yachts were here.

Steam yachts laid up in their mud berths ready for over wintering in the River Colne at Wivenhoe c. 1910.

You can't beat black and white photo's

A foggy morning on the River Blackwater.

It was cold that winter

CK 35 the Christine fishing smack ,stuck in the ice on the Fingringhoe shore in the winter of 1963.

Monday, July 25, 2016

The annual Wivenhoe Memories Exhibition this August 27-28-29th.
10 am-6pm all three days, entry is free but any donations to the mayors charity for local good causes in Wivenhoe. refreshments available ,disable access is good with all the usual facilities.
Hope to see you all there. Sat Nav directions CO7 9AB