Wivenhoe Council demolished the old Rookery in the 1930s in an attempt to clear away some of the old ‘slums’. Houses in Brook Street now stand on part of this site. The people who lived there were mostly mariners and included Edward Bacon, James Oakley, Benjamin Oakley and William Gunn.
The Old Rookery
Now demolished. Situated behind the Black Buoy and Gas Road.
Added by Pat Marsden
This page was added on 24/01/2019.