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217Re: [Thames_Barges] old photos

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  • Gerry Elvy
    Dec 7, 2005
       Hi Andrew:
      Have you posted these to the Yahoo Group yet?
      Gerry Elvy
      -------Original Message-------
      From: veloce499
      Date: 12/07/05 15:44:33
      Subject: [Thames_Barges] old photos
      Hello All
      in the course of some researches on related matters Ive come across a
      couple of photos that might be of interest - now these may be 'well
      known' to you all - if so I apologize - but read on anyway, just in
      >From Barry Barnes (no relation) excellent 'Grays Thurrock Revisited'
      ISBN 0850337968, Phillimore & Co. Ltd, 1991
      1. circa 1905 - the Thames Barge 'Progress of Rochester' at the Grays
      Co-op Society (GCS) wharf, Grays, loaded with wheat.
      2. circa 1910 - the three crew members of the Clara at Stanford le
      Hope wharf.  The caption states that she was owned by Amrose Ellis of
      Stanford, and came first in a barge race on the Medway in 1896.
      and from the same authors earlier work 'Grays Thurrock' ISBN
      0850336600 of 1988 (same publisher)
      3. 1908 - the barge Eliza of Rochester at Fobbing Wahrf
      4. 1910 - unnmaed barge taking on hay at Stanford Le Hope wharf
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