Old Photos of Witham

Maldon Road including Board school and the Bell

Taken: 1902-1912, Ref: M690

Maldon Road looking up. On left side of road left to right, 52 Maldon Road, 50 Maldon Road, old houses since demolished (probably about 30-48). Right hand side of road, left to right, perhaps 25 Maldon Road or 27 Maldon Road (shop), the Retreat (trees and gatepost), 37 Maldon Road, 39 Maldon Road (Bell), 41 Maldon Road (school house), Board School. The Bell was ‘the late Bell inn’ by 1912-13 according to building plans 251 and 264. Postmark torn off. Addressed to Miss A Norman, c/o Miss Laver, Butterfields, Latchingdon, nr Maldon. Message reads ‘D A We shall be coming to see you tomorrow Wednesday with love & hope you are well we shall start about 1/2 past 9 from here Love from all Edie’. Written on left says ‘THIS SPACE AS WELL AS THE BACK MAY NOW BE USED FOR COMMUNICATION’, which was put on postcards at first when the space divided into two was first introduced in 1902.

RefM690
PublisherBell [to judge from number]
Date taken1902-1912
SourcePeter Jarvis. He was given them by Fred Norman.
Posted on Full size 587 × 375

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