Old Photos of Witham

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

Taken: 9 February 1910, Ref: M686

Fire at Constitutional club in 1910, from Newland Street, the building is still standing, with the clock. Left to right, part of 94 Newland Street (with gable), 92 Newland Street (door in middle), 90 Newland Street (Dibben), Constitutional Club, 88 Newland Street (Beard). Postmark 3 March 1910. Addressed to Miss Norman, c/o Miss Laver, Butterfields, Latchingdon, nr Maldon, Essex. Message reads ‘D.A. was that photo in the parcel as I did not have any note or anything from you with love Ant’.

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.

RefM686
Date taken9 February 1910
SourcePeter Jarvis. He was given them by Fred Norman.
Posted on Full size 2175 × 1368

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