My Grand parents lived in Hunsett Mill House around 1920-1930, Grandad, whilst I never knew him they had the house as a tied cottage as part of his job on the farm. He had to keep the dykes clear, and that was as least part of the funtion of the Mill. The child in the row boat is my Uncle John who died three of ...Read full memory
My grandfather, Reginald Dean, of 130 Bridge Road, Oulton Broad, used to moor his boat- the Eel- in the Staithe. I used to walk there ever day with him to pump it out and make a brew in the summer holidays. his pipe kept the mossies at bay. Great times.
This photo shows Cox's boatyard in late autumn not long after the boat shed on the left had been built. The shed had been part of a wartime camp some where in East Anglia and had been re-erected by the Cox brothers, Lewis and Sonny, complete with American pinups.
I was one of the very last crew members of the queen of the broads before she was scrapped and was very sad when she was scrapped in lake lothing oulton broad suffolk
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