First World War. 08. Conscription in Witham, 1916 onwards

Witham in the First World War. 08. Conscription, 1916 onwards For a list of other chapters about WW1, click here. _____________________________ Part 1. As recorded in the Chelmsford County Chronicle Part 2. As recorded in the Essex Weekly News Most of what is written below is in the form of summary notes. Phrases etc that … Continue reading “First World War. 08. Conscription in Witham, 1916 onwards”

Tape 063. Mr Jim White, sides 3 and 4

Tape 63 Mr Jim White was born in 1915. He was interviewed on 8 February 1983, when he lived at 22 Cross Road, Witham. He also appears on tapes 62, 149, 153 and 154. For more information, see White, Jim, in the People category. The original recording of this interview is held at the Essex … Continue reading “Tape 063. Mr Jim White, sides 3 and 4”

Tape 021. Mrs Elsie Hammond (nee Burton), sides 1 and 2

Tape 21 Mrs Hammond (nee Burton) was born in about 1900, and was interviewed on 10 and 15 July 1977, when she lived at 13 Chalks Road, Witham. Mr Cecil Hammond, her husband, was also present at times and added comments. They also appear on interview tape 23. For more about Mrs Hammond, see Hammond, … Continue reading “Tape 021. Mrs Elsie Hammond (nee Burton), sides 1 and 2”

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”

Tape 026. Miss May King, sides 1 and 2

Tape 26 Miss King was born in 1898, and was interviewed on 6 December 1977, when she lived at 3 Rex Mott Court, Witham. She also appears, with others in her family, on tapes 37, 40 and 41 For more information about her, see notes on the “King family and Cecil Ager”  in the People … Continue reading “Tape 026. Miss May King, sides 1 and 2”