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 Memories of Merelbeke - een randgemeente van Gent

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Don Pepe Merelbeke 1977 from a post card399 views2 comments
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Merelbeke centruun - Gemeentehuis 1974363 views
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Boer en ploegpaard 2 - Merelbeke farmer 1975318 viewsPlus zoon?
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Merelbeke centruum 1974315 views
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Ringvaart Merelbeke 1975299 views
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GITO Merelbeke, 4e Elektriciteit 1977-78282 views4e elektriciteit, GITO, Merelbeke, schooljaar 1977-78. Van links naar rechts:
1e rij:M. Mortier (leeraar wiskunde), Rudy de Sutter, Bernard Ramue, Ronny Meersschaut (mijn makker v.d. Verlorenbroodstraat), Marnix de Bruyker, Jonathan Hayles, Pieter Rijkbosch, Pieter Jacob, Luc Eekhout.

2e rij: Christian Bekaert, Hans Verstichel, Christian Piens, Geert van Assche, Johan Piens, Luc van der Straeten, Wim de Schrijver.

3e rij: Ronny van Wesemael, Geert van Lancker, Dirk Trossaert, Patrick van Hecke, Yvan Courtijn, Ronny Henrickx.

Twee studenten waren afwezig: Pierre de Cooman en Jan (van?) Goedertier. Ik ben niet zeker of de bovenstaande namen allemaal juist geschreven zijn.

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1975 not sure where but not far from Merelbeke281 views
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Wilfried De Moor auditions for Cirque du Soleil280 views
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Boer en ploegpaard1 - Merelbeke farmer 1975278 views
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Jonathan (aka Josh) Patricia Meersschaut and Ronny Meersscaut, pop sterren277 views1 comments
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Josh looking ghostly on the roof of Verlorenbroodstraat 29277 viewsTaken with an Agfa Box camera, two exposures.1 comments
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Josh Verlorenbroodstraat Merelbeke 1975262 views
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Ringvaart Merelbeke 1975262 views
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De Kouter Gent 1975260 views
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Eric Hayles and sons 1975255 views
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Foundations of Velorenbroodstraat 31, 1974252 viewsWilfried De Moor, his brother and nephew working on the foundations of Wilfried's villa.
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Don Pepe Merelbeke 1977 by night, by Jonathan Hayles252 viewsTaken on an Agfa box camera resting on the ground with an exposure of about one minute.
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Dad leaves for work in his brand new Volkswagen Transporter minibus248 views
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Eric and Maureen Hayles Wilsonplein Gent 1975248 views
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The end of Verlorenbroodstraat246 viewsOur short-cut to the Hundelgemsesteenweg.
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Eric Hayles with Family De Moor246 views
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Michael, near Merelbeke 1975241 views
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Jonathan, Andrew Michael at Verlorenbroodstraat 29240 views
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De Kouter Gent 1975240 views
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Tram near the Gravensteen in Ghent, 1978239 views
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Verlorenbroodstraat, at the end of the road.236 views
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Wilsonsplein Ghent.236 viewsDad stayed in the Park Hotel when he first arrived in Belgium, in the centre of Ghent.
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The only way to repair a VW... get on your knees and pray!232 viewsDad and Michael repair the heat exchangers already on our new Volkswagen Transporter minibus
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View from the roof230 viewsShowing the rear of the Meersschaut's house and one of the garages, or "boxen" that Marcel Meersschaut rented out.
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Belgian trams on Wilsonsplein230 viewsA view from the Park Hotel in 1974.
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Foundations of 31 Verlorenbrooadstraat230 viewsWilfried de Moor was building a villa. Josh spent many happy days helping out.
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With the Meersschaut family229 viewsIn Verlorenbroodstraat, Merelbeke
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Verlorenbroodstraat 29229 viewsFrom the rear. In the foreground, a cement mixer on the building site of 31, Verlorenbroodstraat where Wilfried de Moor was building a villa.
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Wilsonplein from the Park Hotel, 1974228 views
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Michael Hayles, Ronny Meersschaut, Hedwig Piens leave for the GITO228 viewsLeaving for school. Josh is also there, behind Michael. Sadly he can't be seen.
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Verlorenbroodstraat 31227 views
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Josh on roof of Verlorenbroodstraat 29225 viewsYou can see Marcel Meersschaut's "boxen" in the background.
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Andrew on the roof...225 viewsIn the background, the garage door of the Meerschaut's house. Marcel Meerschaut was a "Bobinage van motoren".
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Neighbours with us in Verlorenbroodstraat 29224 viewsWith her back to us, Patricia Meersschaut, the going clockwise, Stephen Hayles, Hedwig Piens (in cub scout uniform?), Ronny Meersschaut, Maureen Hayles, Andrew Hayles. I think they were giving us Dutch lessons. Frein=brake; tirette=zip enz...
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Sinterklaas comes to Merelbeke223 views
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De Schelde at the end of Verlorenbroodstraat 1970s222 views
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On the roof 221 viewsJonathan and his dad, Eric.
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Michael looking ghostly on the roof of Verlorenbroodstraat 29221 viewsTaken with an Agfa box camera, two exposures.
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Stephen Hayles and Eric Hayles in Ghent219 viewsThe centre of Ghent / Gent in 1974.
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View from Park Hotel, Wilsonsplein, 1974219 views
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Michael the giant leans on a neighbour's house in Verlorenbroodstraat217 views
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On the roof213 viewsJonathan, Andrew and Michael on the roof of our 1970s modernist Belgian house.
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Josh, Michael and dad, Eric, on the roof210 views
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Sint Niklaas comes to Merelbeke210 viewsOne of the Criel brothers from Verlorenbroodstraat
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Wilsonplein, Ghent209 viewsDad stayed in the Park Hotel when he first arrived in Belgium, in the centre of Ghent.
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Sinterklaas comes to Merelbeke209 views
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British Week in Gent, 1974... British "coppers" join the parade.208 views
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Volvo colleague Dennis Kinchen in Lourdes206 viewsDad and Dennis visited Lourdes, near Oostakker, in 1974 just to see why everyone else was heading there.
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Austin 1800 in the drive of our house206 viewsDad's car, built in 1965. He bought it circa 1970.
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Volksunie afplakker 1974206 viewsSticker from the Flemish nationalist party, Volksunie, in 1974. On the other side was the Lion of Flanders which was scanned and appears on the right hand top corner of these photo albums.
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Wilfried De Moor, aerial engineer!206 views
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Winter in Verlorenbroodstraat205 viewsA view across the road from our front garden.
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Foundations of Number 31202 views
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Sinterklaas comes to Merelbeke202 views
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A typical street in Ghent.201 viewsAnyone know which street?
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