Old Photos of Witham

M1397: Top of Newland Street

Top of Newland Street looking east, with three First World War soldiers. Left side of road, left to right, the George (36 Newland Street), 32 Newland Street, 30 Newland Street, 28 Newland Street (these three in terrace, with foliage), 26 Newland Street, 24 Newland Street, 22 Newland Street (these three in terrace), Whitehall (18 Newland Street), trees at end of Avenue. Left hand side of road, left to right, Freebornes (3 Newland Street, with gables), High House (5 Newland Street, hidden behind trees). Red Lion (7 Newland Street), 9 Newland Street, 11 Newland Street, 29 Newland Street (Blyth). Front right, car F3775. Two red rings on poles are 10 mph signs. Postmark August 1918 [sic]. Addressed to Miss M S Rimmer, c/o Mrs Nicklin, 13 Lincoln Road, Trent Vale, Stoke on Trent, Staffs. Message reads ‘Witham 9/8/17[sic] My Dear Madge, I am glad you are having fine weather & hope you a having a good time. Did Mother get my PC because I have not had a letter from her. What about the oat cakes. Fondest love, John’.

RefM1397
PublisherE T W Dennis & Sons Ltd., London & Scarborough
Date taken1914 to 1917
SourceDrake, Martyn
Posted on Full size 3430 × 2297

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