Old Photos of Witham

After the Constitutional Club fire in 1910

Taken: Feb 1910, Ref: M1446

After the fire at the Constitutional Club in 1910. Seen from road, with crowd. On left, part of 90 Newland Street, on right, remains of 88 Newland Street (Beard, hardware). Policeman on guard. No stamp or postmark. Addressed to Miss Rosie Marriage, 96 Dunstans Road, East Dulwich, London SE. Message reads ‘Hilda thanks you for PC. She was pleased with it, thought you might like this for your album, this fire done 1000 s worth of damage it was where the town clock was, so we have a new town clock now on the other side. Love from Aunt Nellie’.

There are a large number of other photos of this event. Put Constitutional in the Search box. This will also produce a lesser number of photos of the new Club, which was built in 1910 in Collingwood Road.

See also the Essex County Chronicle, 11 February 1910.

RefM1446
Date takenFeb 1910
SourceDrake, Martyn
Posted on Full size 3064 × 2011

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