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 Memories of Merelbeke - een randgemeente van Gent

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Don Pepe Merelbeke 1977 from a post card367 views2 comments
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Merelbeke centruun - Gemeentehuis 1974333 views
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Boer en ploegpaard 2 - Merelbeke farmer 1975291 viewsPlus zoon?
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Merelbeke centruum 1974288 views
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Ringvaart Merelbeke 1975272 views
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Boer en ploegpaard1 - Merelbeke farmer 1975256 views
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Wilfried De Moor auditions for Cirque du Soleil254 views
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1975 not sure where but not far from Merelbeke251 views
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Jonathan (aka Josh) Patricia Meersschaut and Ronny Meersscaut, pop sterren250 views1 comments
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GITO Merelbeke, 4e Elektriciteit 1977-78249 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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Josh looking ghostly on the roof of Verlorenbroodstraat 29241 viewsTaken with an Agfa Box camera, two exposures.1 comments
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De Kouter Gent 1975241 views
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Josh Verlorenbroodstraat Merelbeke 1975237 views
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Eric Hayles and sons 1975235 views
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Ringvaart Merelbeke 1975234 views
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Eric and Maureen Hayles Wilsonplein Gent 1975228 views
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Foundations of Velorenbroodstraat 31, 1974222 viewsWilfried De Moor, his brother and nephew working on the foundations of Wilfried's villa.
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Michael, near Merelbeke 1975220 views
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De Kouter Gent 1975220 views
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Dad leaves for work in his brand new Volkswagen Transporter minibus219 views
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Don Pepe Merelbeke 1977 by night, by Jonathan Hayles218 viewsTaken on an Agfa box camera resting on the ground with an exposure of about one minute.
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Jonathan, Andrew Michael at Verlorenbroodstraat 29216 views
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Eric Hayles with Family De Moor215 views
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Belgian trams on Wilsonsplein210 viewsA view from the Park Hotel in 1974.
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Wilsonsplein Ghent.209 viewsDad stayed in the Park Hotel when he first arrived in Belgium, in the centre of Ghent.
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The end of Verlorenbroodstraat208 viewsOur short-cut to the Hundelgemsesteenweg.
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Verlorenbroodstraat 31208 views
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Neighbours with us in Verlorenbroodstraat 29207 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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Verlorenbroodstraat, at the end of the road.204 views
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Josh on roof of Verlorenbroodstraat 29204 viewsYou can see Marcel Meersschaut's "boxen" in the background.
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The only way to repair a VW... get on your knees and pray!204 viewsDad and Michael repair the heat exchangers already on our new Volkswagen Transporter minibus
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Wilsonplein from the Park Hotel, 1974203 views
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Michael Hayles, Ronny Meersschaut, Hedwig Piens leave for the GITO203 viewsLeaving for school. Josh is also there, behind Michael. Sadly he can't be seen.
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With the Meersschaut family201 viewsIn Verlorenbroodstraat, Merelbeke
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View from the roof201 viewsShowing the rear of the Meersschaut's house and one of the garages, or "boxen" that Marcel Meersschaut rented out.
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View from Park Hotel, Wilsonsplein, 1974200 views
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Foundations of 31 Verlorenbrooadstraat200 viewsWilfried de Moor was building a villa. Josh spent many happy days helping out.
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Verlorenbroodstraat 29198 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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Tram near the Gravensteen in Ghent, 1978198 views
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Andrew on the roof...197 viewsIn the background, the garage door of the Meerschaut's house. Marcel Meerschaut was a "Bobinage van motoren".
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Stephen Hayles and Eric Hayles in Ghent196 viewsThe centre of Ghent / Gent in 1974.
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Michael the giant leans on a neighbour's house in Verlorenbroodstraat194 views
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Sinterklaas comes to Merelbeke194 views
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On the roof 193 viewsJonathan and his dad, Eric.
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Michael looking ghostly on the roof of Verlorenbroodstraat 29193 viewsTaken with an Agfa box camera, two exposures.
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On the roof192 viewsJonathan, Andrew and Michael on the roof of our 1970s modernist Belgian house.
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De Schelde at the end of Verlorenbroodstraat 1970s192 views
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Josh, Michael and dad, Eric, on the roof190 views
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Sint Niklaas comes to Merelbeke189 viewsOne of the Criel brothers from Verlorenbroodstraat
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British Week in Gent, 1974... British "coppers" join the parade.188 views
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Wilfried De Moor, aerial engineer!188 views
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Wilsonplein, Ghent187 viewsDad stayed in the Park Hotel when he first arrived in Belgium, in the centre of Ghent.
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Sinterklaas comes to Merelbeke187 views
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Volvo colleague Dennis Kinchen in Lourdes186 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 house183 viewsDad's car, built in 1965. He bought it circa 1970.
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Winter in Verlorenbroodstraat183 viewsA view across the road from our front garden.
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British Week in Ghent 1974181 viewsScots pipers on parade.
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Foundations of Number 31180 views
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Sinterklaas comes to Merelbeke180 views
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Centre of Ghent showing tramlines178 views
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