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PICTURES OLD AND NEW OF THE PART OF THE VILLAGE THAT EVERY THORNHAM CHILD LEARNED CRABBING.

THE FIRST FEW PICTURES OF THE HARBOUR IN FLOOD WHERE TAKEN BY

PETER BELL.  PETER HAS GIVEN US PERMISSION TO SHOW THESE HERE.

BY PRESSING ON THE LINK BELOW YOU WILL BE TAKEN TO HIS SITE TO VIEW SOME REALLY SPLENDED PHOTOGRAPHS

PEOPLE SHOULD RESTRAIN THEMSELVES, THERE CHILDREN AND THERE DOGS FROM CLIMBING ON BOATS IN THE HARBOUR, THEY ARE PRIVATE PROPERTY.

PICTURE ABOVE WAS TAKEN FROM A POSTCARD DONATED TO THE SITE

POSTMARK OF POSTCARD WAS DECEMBER 24 190?

QUESTION MARK IS NOT A MISTAKE, LAST FIGURE UNREADABLE

The Granaries, a long lost building to Thornham harbour but none the less,

just as important as the Coal barn

 

                                                           

               

       

 

       

   

THE NEXT SIX PHOTOGRAPHS WERE TAKEN IN 1958 BY DESMOND GREEF MBE

   

   

   

THE COAL BARN AS YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE.

COAL BARN WAS DISGUISED AS PIP'S HOUSE FOR A RECORDING OF

 GREAT EXPECTATIONS IN THE 1990s

FOR THE BBC

   


 

   

   

                      THE SLUICE GATE                                                                R.F.C. CONTROL 1914 - 1918

      

THE JESSIE MARY.  A SHIP FROM THE 19TH CENTURY.                         THE FAMOUS MUD FROM THORNHAM HARBOUR

LAST VOYAGE 1914.  SAILED BY NATHANIEL WOODS                          THIS ENDED UP ON MANY A CHILDS CLOTHS, SO THE

                                                                                                                            ADULTS ALWAYS KNEW WHEN WE HAD BEEN DOWN THERE

PHOTOGRAPHS IN THIS SECTION WERE GIVEN TO THE SITE BY

FRANCIS RONNAU-BRADBEER

SON OF THE LATE

SHEILA & FRANK BRADBEER

                                                                                             

ALL PICTURES IN THE NEXT SECTION WERE TAKEN 21/02/2009

THIS PAGE CANNOT BE COMPLETED WITHOUT A FEW PICTURES OF THE

THORNHAM WINDMILL

MOST OF THE PICTURES ARE TAKEN FROM USED POSTCARDS FOUND IN A FAMILY ALBUM

     

 

       

      

 

THE SAND END TO SUCH A IMPORTANT PART OF THORNHAM'S HISTORY

PICTURE TAKEN ON THE 11/03/2007

PHOTOGRAPHS BELOW TAKEN

ON

JUNE 14TH 2009

   

   

 

TAKEN FROM SHORE LINE ON THORNHAM BEACH

 

HOLME CHURCH FROM BANK NEAR BEACH AT THORNHAM

   

                  TAKEN FROM BEACH LAST CORNER ON BANK               TAKEN FROM SLUICE GATE

OOP'S.  ANTI CORROSION AGAINST RUST PUT TO THE TEST

ALL PICTURES WITH THIS BACKGROUND TAKEN ON THE 22/08/09

 

 PICTURES BELOW TAKEN ON 23/08/09

 

Sowerbys Beaked Whale.

This picture shows the Whale at it's best

The tragic end to such a magnificent beast

August 2011

First photo shows Robert Howell, Second picture shows Atlee Needham