Old Photos of Witham

Pelican Cottage with donkey cart

Taken: 1905-1910, Source: Newbitt, Keith.
17 Medlar Close, Witham, CM8 2SU.

, Ref: M2066

Group in front of Pelican Cottage, 16 Collingwood Road, with donkey cart. Handwritten caption on front is ‘Miss Pat going pea picking’, probably in handwriting of Miss Ella Catherine (Kate) Pattisson. Picture has driver in uniform and Miss Charlotte Alice Pattisson on the cart. Also Kate in wheelchair. Behind her probably the Pattissons’ visiting friend Alice E Redman, their ladies’ maid in Witham in 1901 (probably also the Miss Redman to whom M2062 is addressed), with Billy the cat. Also two servants in uniform. On left is part of 18 Collingwood Road (built 1905). No message, postmark or address.

Date taken1905-1910
SourceNewbitt, Keith.
17 Medlar Close, Witham, CM8 2SU.

Posted on Full size 2427 × 1975

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