Old Photos of Witham

Fire at the Constitutional club in 1910, building still standing, with crowd, from Newland Street

Taken: 9 February 1910, Ref: M688

Fire at the Constitutional club in 1910, building still standing, with crowd, from Newland Street. Left hand side of road, left to right, 92 Newland Street (left of pole), 90 Newland Street, Constitutional Club, 88 Newlane Street, 86 Newland Street, 84 Newland Street (single storey). Postmark 16 February 1910. Addressed to Miss Norman, c/o Miss Laver, Butterfields, Latchingdon, ne Maldon, Essex. Message reads ‘From Fred how our club looked that morning’.

There are a large number of other photos of this event. Put Constitutional in the Search box. This will also produce a lesser number of photos of the new Club, which was built in 1910 in Collingwood Road.

See also the Essex County Chronicle, 11 February 1910.

RefM688
Date taken9 February 1910
SourcePeter Jarvis. He was given them by Fred Norman.
Posted on Full size 2151 × 1353

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