Essex Carriers Ltd - Video

At Work and Play

Bread and Cheese Hill in Snowy Weather
Michael Brittain

The video shows Essex Carriers vehicles negotiating Bread and Cheese Hill in snowy conditions, their depot at Tarpots and their old fire engine, “Mrs. Frequently”, taking part in a carnival procession.

There are several pages on this site that feature Essex Carriers, they can be found using the links below:

Memories of Frank Lazell

Fleet of Vehicles

Rushbottom Lane

Essex Carriers Helped during the 1953 Floods

In Southend Carnival in the 50s and 60s

Mrs. Frequently – 1930 Albion Merryweather Fire Engine

Video – Mrs Frequently and Her Old Friends

Video – Essex Carriers – Work and Recreation

We would like to thank the following:

Bob Barber for making the original 8mm film available to the Archive, and Michael Brittain for having the foresight to capture all the images on film, to be rediscovered over 50 years later!

Linda Lee for her generous donation that made it possible to digitise the film so it could be added to the website.

 

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