Old Photos of Witham

Recess (14 Chipping Hill) from the front

Taken: 1920s?, Ref: M2344

Recess (14 Chipping Hill) from the front. John Douglas Dean, builder, and his wife Edith Bessie (nee Rust) lived there with their son Peter c 1921-1929; Peter says that the shutters were green. Postcard sent to their son Peter in Malaya, i.e. Major P S W Dean, Contingent Special Branch, PO Box 10, Alor Star, Kedah, Malaya, probably in the 1950s, but it is an older card. Message reads ‘Expect you remember this – Recess. Witham. You should see it now. A Shambles. Waifs & strays, children – found this in my draw. Love, Daddy’.

Date taken1920s?
SourceDean, Peter, Foresters, New Road, Tostock, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9PJ (tel 01359 270511) Son of John Douglas and Edith Bessie Dean
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