Wanstead Flats 9 - The Model Yacht Pond

Wanstead Flats

'Wanstead Flats' - a pre 1908 view of the old pond before it was enlarged to become the Model Yacht Pond. Dames Road in the background

Model Yacht Pond, Wanstead Flats

1893 - Part of an Ordnance Survey Map showing the small pond by Dames Road

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Wanstead Flats, Model Yacht Pond

"Opening of New Model Yacht Lake, May 30th, 1908" - Alderman W. Crow J.P., Chairman of Distress Commitee addressing the gathering.

Wanstead Flats

A crowd watches the model yachts soon after the opening of the lake in 1908.