First World War. 10. The War Memorial, the Nurses’ bungalow, and Dr Knight

First World War in Witham. 10. Witham’s War Memorial, the Nurses’ Bungalow, and Dr Knight For a list of other chapters about WW1, click here. _____________________________ [note: where there is an exact quotation, it is indicated by inverted commas ‘ ‘] Oral History tape 35, interview with Miss Dorothy Stoneham on 1 April 1981 ‘And … Continue reading “First World War. 10. The War Memorial, the Nurses’ bungalow, and Dr Knight”

Tape 001. Mrs Dorothy Ireland (nee Goss), sides 1 and 2

Tape 1 Mrs Ireland was born in 1894, and was interviewed on 25 November 1976. when she lived at 12 Chalks Road, Witham. She also appears on tapes 2, 3, 7, 33, 86, 90 and 97. For more information about her, see the the notes in the people category headed Ireland, Mrs Dorothy (Dolly), nee … Continue reading “Tape 001. Mrs Dorothy Ireland (nee Goss), sides 1 and 2”

03. The Hospital

In 1900, the Witham Urban District Council owned  ‘Hospital field’ in Dengie Lane, somewhere near Dengie farm, south of Witham (the photo shows the farmhouse). However, it was just that, a field. It was remote from the town so thatDengie farmhouse, on the southern edge of Witham. Near here was Dengie Lane, where the “Hospital … Continue reading “03. The Hospital”