Great Yarmouth 1950s photos by Jack Harrison (born 1938)
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The East Coast flood on 31 January / 1 February 1953 was significant to me as a 14 year old.  
A further flood twelve months later (second and third rows, right hand photos) is far less well remembered.

Flood 1953, Cobholm
Cobholm 1 February 1953
Flood 1953, Gorleston
Gorleston 1 February 1953

Flood 1953, Southtown
Southtown Road 1 February 1953
Flood 1954, Southtown
Southtown January 1954

Flood 1954, SouthtownFlood 1954, Southtown

The Harbour Mouth was always fun in  windy weather.  Storm Cones above warned of bad weather on the way.

Rough Sea Harbour's MouthRough Sea Harbour's Mouth
Rough Sea Harbour's MouthRough Sea Harbour's Mouth

Rough Sea Harbour's MouthRough Sea Harbour's Mouth

Winters were often icy in those days and lengthy cold spells seemed hardly worth photographing.  Pictures below in the Reedham and St.Olaves area Feb 1954

Rough Sea Harbour's MouthRough Sea Harbour's Mouth

Freeze Feb 1954Freeze Feb 1954Gorleston 1 February 1953

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