The following set of photographs were commercially produced images sold as souvenirs to holidaymakers in the 1930s and come from the collection of Andrew Day.
Pulls Ferry on the River Wensum in Norwich pictured c1930s.
St. Olaves suspension bridge c1930s with an unknown pleasure wherry moored in the foreground.
Beccles viewed from the River Waveney upstream of the road bridge in the 1930s.
Rowing boats lined up at Oulton Broad in the 1930s.
An evening scene over Oulton Broad c1930s.
Another evening sailing scene at an unknown location c1930s.
The view looking downstream from Wroxham Bridge in the 1930s. Collins yard can be seen on the right hand side of the river with Powles yard on the left. An unknown wherry is moored in the foreground.
Looking across the River Bure, upstream of Wroxham Bridge in the 1930s.
Looking upstream towards Wroxham Bridge in the 1930s with another unidentified pleasure wherry seen on the left. The launch which has just come through the bridge could be one of the Broads Tours fleet.
Looking North over Wroxham Bridge in the 1930s. Roys famous stores with its wonderful Art Deco frontage can clearly be seen in the background.
Captioned as being “Wroxham”, this may actually have been taken on Wroxham Broad.
The Swan Inn at Horning pictured c1930s.
Another picture of the Swan Inn at Horning c1930s.
Lower Street in Horning pictured during the 1930s.
The River Bure at Horning with the Ferry Inn pictured on the left.
The River Thurne at Potter Heigham, looking upstream towards the bridge as a cruiser passes beneath. George Applegates yard can be seen on the left hand side.
Beaumont’s Mill on the River Ant pictured in the 1930s. The mill was just south of Ludham Bridge and was demolished during the 1960s.
Another picture of Beaumont’s Mill in the 1930s, this time looking upstream towards Ludham Bridge which can just be seen on the left hand side in the background.
Ludham Bridge on the River Ant c1930s. This bridge was built in 1915 to replace the original single arched stone bridge and was itself replaced with the current one in the 1960s.
A very tranquil scene taken from the end of the Pleasure Boat Dyke at Hickling, looking out onto the Broad in the 1930s.
The next collection of photographs were submitted by Mary Blathwayt and, all bar the first picture, were commercially produced images dating from the early 20th century which were sold s postcards by her Grandfather, Albert Cole, in the Post Office at Horning. The Cole Family ran the Post Office from 1910 to 1945. You can view more of Mary’s family photographs and postcards of Horning on her Flickr photo pages
The pupils and teachers at Horning village school taken in 1911. I was contacted by a descendant of two of the pupils seen in this photograph which I wrote about for the Broadland Memories Blog -The Slaters of Horning
The Swan Inn at Horning and Horning Town sailing Club c1910.
Race officials for the Horning Regatta c1912. The Swan Inn can be seen in the background.
Another regatta at Horning from the early 20th century - possibly just prior to the outbreak of the first world war.