We begin the 1960s Gallery with a collection of photographs taken by Keith Gingell during the World Cup Final week in 1966. You can read Keith’s accompanying holiday tale here.
“Gay Musketeer” from Jenners of Thorpe. Thought to have been taken near Reedham in 1966.
Reedham Ferry pictured in 1966.
The red mill on the River Yare at Reedham with a Fairey Huntsman moored in front.
“Fine Lady” from Herbert Woods, thought to be pictured on the River Yare near to the Berney Arms in 1966.
Wroxham Bridge with Jack Powles yard on the right, occupying the space where the Hotel Wroxham now stands, pictured in 1966.
Dydlers or Dydall’s Mill on the river Bure near Horning.
“Classic Safari” from Hampton Boats of Oulton Broad, thought to be moored near Potter Heigham.
This picture was taken from Herbert Woods yard in Potter Heigham in 1966 - the old footbridge is visible in the background.
Oulton Broad in 1966. Newson’s boatyard can be seen in the centre.
A view of Oulton Broad taken from Nicholas Everitt Park in 1966.
Keith Gingell onboard “Classic Safari” at Oulton Broad.
Another picture taken at Oulton Broad in 1966 with “Classic Safari” moored in the foreground. You can see the Little Ships boatyard across the water in the background.
This unfortunate boat had suffered a major fire on Oulton Broad in 1966.
This and the following five pictures were submitted by Chris Marchant and were taken during family holidays in the early 1960s. This is Malthouse Broad in 1961, with St Helen’s Church at Ranworth pictured in the background.
Bundles of reed on the banks of the River Ant at Irstead pictured in 1961.
Approaching Potter Heigham Bridge from the Northern side of the River Thurne in 1961.
A thatched riverside cottage at South Walsham Broad, pictured in 1961.
Feeding some of the local wildlife at Salhouse Broad in 1961
Quanting on the River Ant near Irstead in 1962.
The Bure Court Hotel at Wroxham pictured c1969. “Royal Tiger” from Royalls boatyard is moored in front. This is the first of six pictures submitted by Nigel Ayers.
Another picture of The Bure Court Hotel c1969. This magnificent building was sadly destroyed by a major fire in 1974.
“Atlanta” from Neatishead boatyard also moored at the Bure Court Hotel c1969.
Another photograph taken near the Bure Court Hotel c1969.
Horning Staithe c1969. The thatched, white building is now the “Staithe & Willow” restaurant.
“Aston Puffin” pictured on the river Bure c1969.
Horstead Mill pictured c1962. Sadly, this beautiful water mill was destroyed by fire in January 1963. The first of a series of pictures which have been submitted by Iain Gray.
The view looking downstream from Wroxham Bridge with Powles yard on the left c1962.