Old Photos of Witham

Close up of Harold Cook’s garden at 5 Newland Street

Ref: M2874

A close up of the garden behind the Cooks’ 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). At the back is the wall of Freebournes farm (3 Newland Street).

SourcePoulter, Roy,
94 Howbridge Road, Witham, CM8 1BZ
Roy died in 2005. His widow is Doris and his son is Alan.
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