Old Photos of Witham

Cartoon about overspill, ‘Petticoat Lane’

Taken: 1966, Ref: M1332

Cartoon entitled ‘Petticoat Lane’ about arrival of ‘overspill’ first families from London. Signature not clear but probably drawn by Desmond Choate who was Braintree and Witham Times cartoonist for many years (information from Eve Sweeting).

Date taken1966
SourceBraintree and Witham Times 26 August 1966. Cutting in Lucy Croxall's scrapbooks (volume 5), now ERO Accession A10960.
Posted on Full size 1411 × 1324

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