Old Photos of Witham

Railway station after crash of Cromer express

Photographer: Fred Spalding, Chelmsford, Taken: 1 September 1905 or soon after, Source: Littlewood, Sue, Ref: M1887

Railway station after crash of Cromer express. No. 639. Looking east. Carriage tipped over. Station maltings in background. Postmark 15 September 1905. Addressed to Miss Ethel Green, Burnt House, Woodham Walter, Nr Maldon, Essex. Sent by her sister Alice of the shop at 13 Newland Street. Message reads ‘Dear Ethel, If fine I may come over on Sunday don’t expect me till you see me. Hope you are all well if I don’t come Sunday shall come next Saturday as Aunt Nay[sic] is coming Monday. Love from Alice’.

PhotographerFred Spalding, Chelmsford
Date taken1 September 1905 or soon after
SourceLittlewood, Sue
Posted on Full size 3395 × 2125

Unless otherwise specified, photos are the copyright of the original photographer.

Every effort has been made to contact the owners of the photos or their relatives, to obtain their permission to use their pictures. But I have not always managed to find them, for which I apologise.

The photos appear in the order they were catalogued. Use Search to look for photos showing particular people, places etc.