Salvaged Ottery photo albums re-homed

PUBLISHED: 10:01 24 January 2009 | UPDATED: 12:20 17 June 2010

VICTIM to Ottery s floods, The Herald has re-homed a collection of family photographs in the hope of finding their owner.

VICTIM to Ottery's floods, The Herald has re-homed a collection of family photographs in the hope of finding their owner.

Three photograph albums of holiday snaps in exotic places were rescued during the aftermath of October's flooding devastation.

David Seal, who works for StreetScene at East Devon District Council, handed in the albums hoping to reunite then with their owner.

He said: "I was loading things into a skip at the local depot and pulled them out of the unit. These photographs are of holidays of a life-time in New York, South Africa and Canada.They are someone's memories."

The three mud-spattered blue albums have now been entrusted to the Ottery Tourist Information Centre and are waiting to be claimed.

Details of an itinerary to South Africa and Zimbabwe in 1992 are inside one album, along with a Drumbeat Tour schedule.

Although the albums are water-sodden, the photographs have been protected under a plastic film and could be salvaged.

If anyone recognises the above photograph they should contact the tourist information office on (01404) 813964.


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