Old Photos of Witham

Crittall football team

Taken: 1927, Ref: M2207

Crittall football team, probably at the Grove. The ball has written on it ‘Crittall F.C. 1927′. The names are given on the back as follows. Back row, left to right, Stan Saltmarsh (secretary), A Brown, — Cook, M Dorking, B Purl (trainer). Middle row, A Keeble, J London, E Bright, A Bickmore, C Smith. Front row, J Hook, W Hird (captain), T Pitt. The one given as A Keeble looks like Alf Keeble, and the one given as A Bickmore looks like ‘Summer’ Bickmore.

Date taken1927
SourceThompson, Ken. 40 Guithavon Road, Witham, CM8 1HD His mother and Charles Smith's wife Ann were sisters (born Skingsleys). It was probably after Ada Smith died that he was given the photos.
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