Photos of Witham

Old photo of top of Newland Street with First World War soldier

Taken: 1915-1916, Source: Braintree and Witham Times, Ref: M450

Old photo of top of Newland Street, looking north. Hand-cart and bicycle. Civilians include Miss Elsie Green in door of no 11, left of bicycle, and probably her father Harry Green in First World War uniform next to her. Buildings include, on left, 22 Newland Street, (small), 18 Newland Street (Whitehall, 3 stories, bollards projecting in front), with trees at bottom of the Avenue to its right. On right, right of telegraph pole, 7 Newland Street (Red Lion), 9 Newland Street (shop, sign not legible), 11 Newland Street, 13 Newland Street, with name A.M.Green and ‘Teas and Refreshments’. Alice Mary Green, Elsie’s aunt and Harry’s sister, ran the shop from 1911 when her uncle Joshua died, till 1917 when she married.

PublisherA M Green, tobacconist and confectioner, High Street (info from M1869)
Date taken1915-1916
SourceBraintree and Witham Times
Posted on Full size 4553 × 2868

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