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East Coast pictures from 1953

Flooding at Trusthorpe.
Ruth Blanchard shared this picture with us showing the floods in Trusthorpe. Her Grandparents lived in one of the houses shown in the picture. They were rescued from their house by boat.

The Duchess of Gloucester in Alford, 1953.
After the 1953 floods, in Alford a tea was given for the Duchess of Gloucester at the congregation chapel on Chantry Road in Alford.   In the photo is Councillor Coles, Mr Stephenson and Mr Thompson.   Sylvia Cussons gave us this photograph as her mother is in the shot with some other local ladies.

Flood damage from 1953 in Sutton-On-Sea

The Bowling Green at Sutton On Sea before being devastated by the floods.
Bowling Green - before. This picture is courtesy of Peter Leake. Also see more pictures featured on www.suttononsea.info
The Bowling Green at Sutton On Sea after being devastated by the floods.
Bowling Green - after. This picture is courtesy of Peter Leake. Also see more pictures featured on www.suttononsea.info

The Lily Pond at Sutton On Sea before being devastated by the floods.
Lily Pond - before. This picture is courtesy of Peter Leake. Also see more pictures featured on www.suttononsea.info
The Lily Pond at Sutton On Sea after being devastated by the floods.
Lily Pond - after. This picture is courtesy of Peter Leake. Also see more pictures featured on www.suttononsea.info

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See also: Eyewitness accounts of the 1953 floods
| Flood facts | Flooding then and now | Useful links | Flood Awareness


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