A Boyhood in Mersea, by Archie Smith
Published by Mersea Island Museum Trust, 48 pages. A5 size booklet (S5245)
Mersea Island is located marginally off the coast of Essex, about nine miles southeast of Colchester, and is situated in the estuary area of the Blackwater and Colne rivers (The name 'Mersea' is derived from the Old English meresig meaning 'island of the pool'
In this booklet the author recounts his memories and experiences of growing up on Mersea Island, and offers a fascinating insight into the social history of the Essex coastal town and it's people in the 1920's and 1930's......
Condition of the booklet is generally very good. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.