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1960s Photo Gallery

Ludham Post Office 1960s

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 1960s

“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.

Lady Erica 1967

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.


Vauxhall Bridge Great Yarmouth 1967

Approaching Great Yarmouth in 1967. The boat on the right is “Crusader 9” from Richardson's.

Queen of the Broads 1967

“The Queen Of The Broads” passenger steamer on the River Yare in 1967.

Santa Margherita 1969

N543 “Santa Margherita” from Harvey Eastwoods of Brundall pictured in 1969.

Santa Margherita 1969

N543 “Santa Margherita” pictured in 1969.

Spartan Wings 1969

Y925 “Spartan Wings” in 1969.

Womack Staithe 1969

“Santa Margherita” moored at Womack Staithe in 1969.

Wing Line Cruisers Brundall 1969

The last of Michael Hannant’s photographs shows “Spartan Wings” at Wing Line Cruisers yard in Brundall in 1969.

Thurne Dyke 1960s

“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.

Ludham Bridge 1960s

A220 “Aviemore 1” moored at Ludham Bridge in the early 1960s.

Stalham c1962

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 at Beccles 1967

“Flame Of Light” moored opposite 4 Square Boats yard at Beccles in 1967.

Geldeston c1967

This picture was taken at Geldeston and “Flame Of Light” can be seen in the background.

Geldeston 1967

Another picture of “Flame Of Light” moored at Geldeston Locks Inn c1967.

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.

Geldeston Locks Inn c1968

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.

Broom Captain 5 c1960

“Captain V” from Brooms of Brundall pictured c1960.

South Walsham c1960

South Walsham Broad c1960 - the boat in the foreground is B782 and bears the red whale emblem of the Bradbeers agency.

South Walsham c1960

B165 “Bittern II” mudweighting on South Walsham Broad in 1961.

St Olaves Bridge and the stores c1960

St Olaves Bridge and the stores c1960.

Powerboat racing at Oulton Broad in 1961

Powerboat racing at Oulton Broad in 1961.

Beccles Quay c1961

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.

Beccles 1961

Another picture taken at Beccles in 1961 - the boat appears to be called “Lapwing”.

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