Old Photos of Witham

Engraving of the wide part of Newland Street

Taken: 1860-1890 approx, Ref: M2859

Drawing of the bottom of Newland Street, looking up. Includes on left, left to right, 
A sign reading ‘Willsher, builder’ (at approx 74 Newland Street); 
72 Newland Street (tall, five windows, name not legible);
70 Newland Street (Cheek’s Printing Office);
68 Newland Street (after a gap);
66 Newland Street (with dormer windows);
64 Newland Street (projecting, behind lamp post).

On the right, the Spread Eagle hotel (gables);
53 Newland Street;
55 Newland Street. 

Published by Richard Sutton Cheek.

Date taken1860-1890 approx
SourceThe original was purchased by me from Bright's solicitors of Witham, who were selling it for a client. I had not seen this image before. I donated the original to the Braintree District Museum, Manor Street, Braintree, who made this copy for me, and another for the Essex Record Office.
Posted on Full size 448 × 372

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