These are historic prints of Burnham-on-Crouch in Essex. All these antique pictures
are from photographic postcards produced around the turn of the 19th/20th century.
They are all from the collection of Michael Head, a well known postcard collector
from Burnham-on-Crouch. Due to their great age, many of the old prints were badly
faded or damaged but these images have all been carefully restored by Matt & Gloss
photography, who are well known in the area for their antique photo restoration service.
1 - Bandstand
2 - Yacht club
3 - Quay
All the pictures are of Burnham-on-Crouch in the late 19th to early 20th century.
They show the Quay including the bandstand and the Burnham Yacht club before it became
"Royal". No. 5 shows Burnham's first "Temperance restaurant"
4 - Boatyard
5 - Restaurant
6 - Paddling
Things have changed a little since those days. Although the clock tower is still
there, the building is no longer a school and sheep don't graze in front of the church
any more. Also, shopping was clearly a different experience in bygone years.
7 - Clock tower
8 - St. Mary's Church
9 - High Street shop
The images on this site are available in a variety of formats both digital and printed.
There are also more pictures in this collection for you to choose from. The "sepia"
colouring has been added after restoration and they are also available in their original
black and white form.