Old Photos of Witham

Old photo of 1929 Carnival procession in Guithavon Street

Taken: 31 August 1929, Ref: M438

Old photo of 1929 Carnival procession coming out of Guithavon Street into Newland Street. Includes band, and car VW 5250. (Armstrong Siddeley with touring body, registered on 13 June 1928 to Henry Lilley Evitt of the Lound, Maldon Road (ERO C/DF 11/32). This was probably Captain Evitt, chairman of the Carnival). Was Witham’s first Carnival, to raise money for local hospitals. Includes (left to right), 70 Newland Street, 68 Newland Street (White, drapers and milliners, also agents for Colchester Steam Laundry). Includes spectators.

RefM438
Date taken31 August 1929
SourceBraintree and Witham Times
Posted on Full size 1170 × 859

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