Old Photos of Witham

Probably ceremony of laying first bricks at Templars estate, Cressing Road

Taken: 1965, Ref: M387

Bricklaying ceremony, probably for first bricks at Templars estate, Cressing Road. Includes Gordon Sparrow (fourth from left at back with specs, Clerk of Witham Urban District Council), Barbara English (two places to right of Mr Sparrow at back), Molly Clarke (to right of Miss English, nearer front, with hat), John Howe (to right of Miss English to right of Mrs Clarke, bald with cigarette), Ted Smith (to right of Mr Howe, in front with vice-chairman’s ribbon), Rex Mott (in hole with chairman’s ribbon). All the ones named except Mr Sparrow were Witham Urban District Councillors.

RefM387
PhotographerBraintree and Witham Times
Date taken1965
SourceBraintree and Witham Times
Posted on Full size 2014 × 1781

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