Old Photos of Witham

Lionel Whiting with his model of Big Ben

Taken: 1965, Ref: M3088

Lionel Whiting, a carpenter, with his model of Big Ben which took 6 months to make. Mr Whiting was 88 years old and deaf and dumb. He had made many other models. There are more details in the text with the picture.

PhotographerBraintree and Witham Times
PublisherBraintree and Witham Times
Date taken1965
SourceKim Harvey, grandson of Joe Glover.
Posted on Full size 1763 × 2560

Unless otherwise specified, photos are the copyright of the original photographer.

Every effort has been made to contact the owners of the photos or their relatives, to obtain their permission to use their pictures. But I have not always managed to find them, for which I apologise.

The photos appear in the order they were catalogued. Use Search to look for photos showing particular people, places etc.