Old Photos of Witham

Close-up of Harold Cook in his garden at 5 Newland Street

Ref: M2877

A close-up of Harold Cook beside his house and butcher’s shop (part of 5 Newland Street).

Roy Poulter worked there as a young man, from 1939-1941, for 10 shillings a week, remembers there were pigs’ carcases in the cellar at High House (part of 5 Newland Street, now Lian, a Chinese restaurant).

In the background is part of Whitehall cinema (18 Newland Street).

RefM2877
SourcePoulter, Roy,
94 Howbridge Road, Witham, CM8 1BZ
Roy died in 2005. His widow is Doris and his son is Alan.
Posted on Full size 1460 × 2560

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