Old Photos of Witham

Chipping Hill green with children sitting

Taken: 1902-1911, Ref: M691

Chipping Hill green looking east with row of children sitting down. Left to right, 49 Chipping Hill (set back), 51 Chipping Hill, 53 Chipping Hill, 55 Chipping Hill, possible tithe barn, 6 Powershall End (in distance), Chipping bridge (in distance), 34 Chipping Hill, 32 Chipping Hill (the last two are on the green on the right). Postmark 14 August 1911. Addressed to Miss A Norman, c/o Miss Laver, Butterfields, Latchingdon, nr Maldon’. Message reads ‘D A thank you very much for your PPC hope you are feeling better & hope B is well have you got this one, how do you like this hot weather with best love from all love from Edie’. Written on left says ‘THIS SPACE AS WELL AS THE BACK MAY NOW BE USED FOR COMMUNICATION’, which was put on postcards at first when the space divided into two was first introduced in 1902.

RefM691
PublisherBell [to judge from number]
Date taken1902-1911
SourcePeter Jarvis. He was given them by Fred Norman.
Posted on Full size 2183 × 1345

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