DO any of these north Essex images jog any memories?

A trawl through the archives have revealed a number of pictures form schools, performing arts groups, shops and major events like the Coronation of King George V all being marked in and around Colchester.

Hollington’s Marching band, from the clothes company of the same name are among the line-ups here which also include Phyllis Manning’s dancers and children waving flags for the coronation of King George V.

Do you recognise anyone in these pictures or know anything about familiar characters such as shopkeepers Ernest and Alice Martin?

If so call 01206 508186