Albatros, Anglian Combination, Bungay Town, Football, Norfolk, Wells, Wells Harbour Railway, Wells next the sea, Wells Town
With the football season over prematurely due to the Coronavirus Pandemic I’m in the unusual position of actually having this blog up to date! So to keep the content coming, and for something to do, I’ll do some old grounds and games where there’s a story to tell.
Saturday 4th April 2009 ko 15.00
Anglian Combination – Division One
WELLS TOWN 1 (Harrison 23)
East sent off 90 (2nd booking)
BUNGAY TOWN 1 (McFarlane 3)
The curiosity of Wells-next-the-sea is that it isn’t! The small town on the North Norfolk coast is roughly a mile from the sea due to land reclamation works by the Holkeham Estate in 1859. To this day the “Albatros” an 18th Dutch century schooner lies in permanent dry dock in the old harbour and was in use as a pub; you can see its masts in some of my photos. But other than the obvious, why was I there? Continue reading