Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Toll Collector Arrives.

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Toll Collector Arrives.
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This clip is taken from the same photo that I published in Historical Cookham. It also demonstrates that one can make a 110 year old photo move. With thanks once again to the Berkshire Records Office in Reading.
To get a full screen picture, left click on the expansion square at the bottom right hand corner.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

A Crawl down Memory Lane.

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A Crawl down Memory Lane.
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There was a time when the three Cookham's could boast of supporting 13 traditional public houses and 1 off license in Lower Road. It seems that Cookham Dean has managed to keep their four pubs, with three of them keeping their historic names intact!

Saturday, November 3, 2012

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Cookham Bridge and Toll House.
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Seeing that I have a new selection of still village photographs that have just arrived I decided to bring back Cookham in Motion. This is a way that you can make still photos more interesting.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

The Fleet Bridge

The Fleet Bridge.
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The Fleet Bridge at Cookham, built in 1928 by Mrs. Balfour-Allan in memory of her husband. Click on picture to enlarge your view.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Eagle on a Raft of Logs

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Eagle on Log Raft.
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This is a Boxing Day gift for Birdman, and all who enjoy bird watching.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

A message from Father Christmas.

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A few word from Father Christmas.
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 A few words direct from the North Pole to all the children who follow Cookham.com.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Buttercups on Widbrook

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Buttercups on Widbrook.
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There was a time many years ago when parts of Widbrook were very marshy and there were a profussion of Marsh Marigolds in bloom. Thanks once again to the photo by Kingfisher.