Old Photos of Witham

Doris Smith (later Mrs Cook) and a friend’s baby

Taken: 1930s or 1940s about, Ref: M2864

Doris Cook and a friend’s baby, when she was Doris Smith, at home at Kingswood, Hatfield Road, where she lived with her parents. It was near Howbridge Road and was probably later 41 Hatfield Road. She was there in the 1930 electoral register, and still there in the 1961 one. A few years after that she married Harold Cook, the butcher, and moved to either Newland Street or Maldon Road.

Date taken1930s or 1940s about
SourcePoulter, Roy,
94 Howbridge Road, Witham, CM8 1BZ
Roy died in 2005. His widow is Doris and his son is Alan.
Posted on Full size 2560 × 1793

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