Old Photos of Witham

Park / recreation ground in Maldon Road

Taken: 1900-1911, Ref: M2070

Park / recreation ground, Maldon Road (opened 1900). Children playing. Probably in south-west corner looking out. Postmark Hatfield Peverel but year not showing. Addressed to Mrs Belling, 112 Glenny Rd, Barking, Essex. Message reads ‘Dear Mum, Just a line to let you know we arrived quite safely it is so nice down here & they are so pleased to have us. The children are so good & so happy down here. Alec is delighted with it all. Wish you were here to see Maisie. They are not a bit shy. Will write again soon. Love to all from all. Winnie’.

RefM2070
PublisherPoole's Series
Date taken1900-1911
SourceNewbitt, Keith.
17 Medlar Close, Witham, CM8 2SU.

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