The old post office at Ludham believed to be pictured in the early to mid 1960s. This was run by a different branch of the Thrower family to the village stores. Reproduced courtesy of the Ludham Community Archive group.
“Knacky” Knights saddlers shop in Ludham pictured during the 1960s. “Knacky” was well known to visitors in the 1950s and 1960s for his tall tales of Norfolk! This building is now home to The Alfresco Tearooms.
The first of a collection of photographs taken by Michael Hannant during the late 1960s. Pictured above is W503 “Lady Erica” in 1967. You can read Michael’s memories of boating on the Norfolk Broads in the 1960s and 1970s in his accompanying holiday tales.
Approaching Great Yarmouth in 1967. The boat on the right is “Crusader 9” from Richardson's.
“The Queen Of The Broads” passenger steamer on the River Yare in 1967.
N543 “Santa Margherita” from Harvey Eastwoods of Brundall pictured in 1969.
N543 “Santa Margherita” pictured in 1969.
Y925 “Spartan Wings” in 1969.
“Santa Margherita” moored at Womack Staithe in 1969.
The last of Michael Hannant’s photographs shows “Spartan Wings” at Wing Line Cruisers yard in Brundall in 1969.
“Aviemore” from Moore & Sons of Wroxham pictured at Thurne Dyke in the early 1960s. Submitted by Charles Roebuck whose memories of holidaying on Moores boats in the 1950s and 1960s can be found here.
A220 “Aviemore 1” moored at Ludham Bridge in the early 1960s.
Another Moore & Sons boat moored at Richardson's yard in Stalham c1962.
The following pictures were sent in by Derek Trentham and feature the Herbert Woods cruiser B51 “Flame Of Light”. Derek bought “Flame Of Light” from 4 Square Boats at Beccles in 1966/67 and lived aboard her at Beccles with his son until she was sold on again in 1970.
“Flame Of Light” moored opposite 4 Square Boats yard at Beccles in 1967.
This picture was taken at Geldeston and “Flame Of Light” can be seen in the background.
Another picture of “Flame Of Light” moored at Geldeston Locks Inn c1967.
The old fireplace at Geldeston Locks Inn, pictured in the late 1960s adorned with the candles which lit the pub during Susan Ellis’ time there.
An evening at the Locks Inn during the late 1960s. The landlady, Susan Ellis, is pictured second from the right.
The next collection of photographs date from 1960-61 and were submitted to the archive by Andrew Day.
“Captain V” from Brooms of Brundall pictured c1960.
South Walsham Broad c1960 - the boat in the foreground is B782 and bears the red whale emblem of the Bradbeers agency.
B165 “Bittern II” mudweighting on South Walsham Broad in 1961.
St Olaves Bridge and the stores c1960.
Powerboat racing at Oulton Broad in 1961.
Beccles Town Quay (now the Yacht Station) pictured in 1961. Aston Boats now occupy the land to the left of the brick building in the background.
Another picture taken at Beccles in 1961 - the boat appears to be called “Lapwing”.