Photos of Witham

M1489: Crittall workers playing cards at the Cherry Tree.

Photographer: Derek Mansell, Taken: Feb 1963, Source: Mansell, David, Ref: M1489

Crittall workers playing cards at the Cherry Tree public house, Cressing Road. They were probably on a four-day week during the “Big Freeze” of 1963. This caused a recession in the building trade, and so also in the manufacture of windows.

Top, left to right, Topper Brown (With hat), Harold Baldwin, –?– (with cap).

At the front table, top left with cards in his hand, Richard Dersley, then clockwise, Charlie Barber, Brian (Nobby) Butcher, John Deal, Ted Coote, -?-.

PhotographerDerek Mansell
Date takenFeb 1963
SourceMansell, David
Posted on Full size 3161 × 2291

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