Old Photos of Witham

Thomas Dodman, chimney sweep

Taken: 1950 approx., Ref: M2324

Thomas Dodman, chimney sweep from Witham. He probably came from Suffolk. He was in Bridge Street (at what became number 81, near the corner with Howbridge Road) from c 1914 till World War 2, then at 89 Church Street, where he had a small field below the house for his pony and cart (field used for pre-fabs after the War).

PhotographerJohn Tarlton
Date taken1950 approx.
SourceBook 'John Tarlton's Essex', page 91. Information from John Thurgood
Posted on Full size 2260 × 2560

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