Old Photos of Witham

Parade coming down Collingwood Road with large banner, showing YMCA hut

Taken: 1920-1939 approx, Ref: M671

Parade coming down Collingwood Road with large banner, reading ‘— — sick and ye visited me]. Shows YMCA hut, with Church House behind it and 48 Collingwood Road to the right. Includes boy scouts or cubs. Might be ‘Hospital Sunday’, organised by the Friendly Societies, eg see ‘Braintree and Witham Times’, 20 June 1930 for an account of that year, with photos, showing banners etc.

RefM671
PhotographerGeorge Butcher, ('Butcher's Studios', embossed bottom right)
Date taken1920-1939 approx
SourceGeorge Capon
Posted on Full size 963 × 575

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