The Cooks’ house and butchers’ shop, with a car and Harold Cook’s niece Sheila, daughter of Harold’s sister Hylda. Sheila lived in Cheshire by the 1990s. The car in front is a Triumph Herald, first made in 1959). The house and shop were demolished c 1966. Roy Poulter worked there as a young man, from 1939-1941, for 10 shillings a week. He remembered there were pigs’ carcases in the cellar at High House (part of 5 Newland Street, now Lian, a Chinese Restaurant.
|Date taken||1959-1966 approx|
|Source||Poulter, Roy, 94 Howbridge Road, Witham, CM8 1BZ Roy died in 2005. His widow is Doris and his son is Alan.|