Old Photos of Witham

Pastoral Play in Park with Margaret Mens as tulip, 1920

Taken: 4 September 1920, Ref: M531

‘Pastoral Play, Witham, 4,9,20’. Photo no.11. Fete and play organised by Witham branch of ‘Comrades of the Great War’. Reported in the Essex Weekly News, 10 September 1920. Margaret Mens as a tulip front left. Annie Stock (later Mrs Hollick) is second from right of the five taller girls at the back. Miss Mens thought that the play was put on by Mrs Agnes Peecock (not shown) to occupy the children in the holidays, but this memory may refer to another event as Mrs Peecock is not mentioned in the credits in the newspaper. In the Maldon Road Recreation Ground (the Park). (see oral history tape 185). Also see photos M193, M919, M1330, M1795, M3013.

RefM531
PhotographerBull photo
Publisher11
Date taken4 September 1920
SourceMargaret Mens
Posted on Full size 1032 × 615

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