Old Photos of Witham

General Post Office et al with cars

Taken: 1957-1960, Ref: M2298

Cars outside General Post Office. Car behind was one hired for a day or so by John Scott-Mason from Fred Shelley. In front has registration number 9068 F. This was registered on 22 March 1957 to ‘D S Evans, Newhaven, Ludham Hall Lane, London Road, Braintree (agent, Cty Motor Works, Chelmsford). It was a Vauxhall private car, chassis FD 34915. Info from ERO C/DF 11/278. A Vauxhall Victor according to John. In background, left to right, the General Post Office (part of 5 Newland Street, now Old Post Office) with prams outside, High House (part of 5 Newland Street, C Stoffer, chemist), 5A Newland Street, 5B Newland Street (two with mansard roof), Red Lion (7 Newland Street, behind the signs).

RefM2298
Date taken1957-1960
SourceScott-Mason, John. 29 Homefield Road, Witham, CM8 2NS. He took the photo. Reproduced with the permission of Adam Scott-Mason.
RestrictionsIf you wish to use this photo, please acknowledge the photographer, the late John Scott-Mason
Posted on Full size 2560 × 1921

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