This teddy bear was named 'Captain Flatford' by Mr William Simpson, an avid collector of more than 250 teddy bears. This teddy bear has been dressed in a red and white top and white shorts long with a white sailor’s cap and red spotted bowtie.
Mr Simpson partnered this teddy bear with another one in his collection, 'Mousse', a bear which Mr Simpson was Captain Flatford's cabin boy. This teddy bear was a gift to Mr Simpson from a friend of his, Sheila and Jim Poole in 1998. They bought tis at the tourist centre at Flatford Mill.