Old Photos of Witham

Glover’s first shop at 149 Newland Street

Taken: 1899 to 1910 approx, Ref: M1096

Glover’s first shop at 149 Newland Street; the signs are ‘Glover Bros., Cycle Makers, Engineers, Cycles, Domestic Machinery Repaired’. They first appeared in the directories in 1899. The brothers were Richard, Joe and Tom, son of Tom who moved from London to Wickham Bishops. On the left is a a 1898/9 Benz, and on the right a Daimler. Before long they became involved with motor cars, and moved to larger premises at 153 Newland Street and 155 Newland Street. Also includes part of 147 Newland Street (on the left) and 151 Newland Street (on the right).

RefM1096
Date taken1899 to 1910 approx
SourceSmith, Maurice. Now vol 6, T6, at Witham Library
Posted on Full size 1730 × 1168

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