Old Photos of Witham

A Cooper Taber lorry in the 1956 Carnival

Taken: 23 June 1956, Ref: M873

A Cooper Taber lorry in 1956 Carnival, driven by Perce Holliday (from Rivenhall). There are probably boy scouts or cubs in the back.

Cooper Taber was a seed company in Station Road.

There is a report of the event in the Braintree and Witham Times, 28 June 1956.

RefM873
PhotographerRoy Gage
Date taken23 June 1956
SourceRoy Gage
Posted on Full size 1311 × 883

Unless otherwise specified, photos are the copyright of the original photographer.

Every effort has been made to contact the owners of the photos or their relatives, to obtain their permission to use their pictures. But I have not always managed to find them, for which I apologise.

The photos appear in the order they were catalogued. Use Search to look for photos showing particular people, places etc.