217Re: [Thames_Barges] old photos
- Dec 7, 2005Hi Andrew:Have you posted these to the Yahoo Group yet?Gerry Elvygelvy@...-------Original Message-------Hello Allin the course of some researches on related matters Ive come across acouple of photos that might be of interest - now these may be 'wellknown' to you all - if so I apologize - but read on anyway, just incase:>From Barry Barnes (no relation) excellent 'Grays Thurrock Revisited'ISBN 0850337968, Phillimore & Co. Ltd, 19911. circa 1905 - the Thames Barge 'Progress of Rochester' at the GraysCo-op Society (GCS) wharf, Grays, loaded with wheat.2. circa 1910 - the three crew members of the Clara at Stanford leHope wharf. The caption states that she was owned by Amrose Ellis ofStanford, and came first in a barge race on the Medway in 1896.and from the same authors earlier work 'Grays Thurrock' ISBN0850336600 of 1988 (same publisher)3. 1908 - the barge Eliza of Rochester at Fobbing Wahrf4. 1910 - unnmaed barge taking on hay at Stanford Le Hope wharfRegards allAndrewYahoo! Groups Links<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:.
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