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Digital Gallery Images

The Gallery includes images of the borough's streets and buildings and portraits of people and communities. The Digital Gallery images are displayed as thumbnails. Full size images can be viewed by clicking on a thumbnail.

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Yarmouth 1910s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


The Thurkettles on holiday at Yarmouth, about 1910. Left to right: Mr Potter, Aunt Holly Potter with her daughter Dolly, Mrs Thurkettle, Winnie (Mrs Thurkettle’s sister) and Mr Thurkettle. The children are Alice Thurkettle (later Thompson), Ivy Potter and Jenny Potter. by Mrs A Thompson