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Mr F W Gade, oldest inhabitant, and agent of Lundy, in defiant attitude.

2.3.1951 Lundy independence1

He leans against a tablet at the beach threshold. It reads: ‘This island is entirely private property. There are no public roads, footpaths or rights of ways whatever hereon.’

The tablet was placed there early last century when the ‘pirates’ of Trinity House had the ‘audacity’ to put a ‘landing place’ tablet of their own there.

Gazette article dated 2 March 1951

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