Old Photos of Witham

Top of Newland Street, south side, seen from junction with Collingwood Road

Taken: 1949 to 1968, Ref: M1135

Top of Newland Street, south side, seen from junction with Collingwood Road. Includes, left to right, Freebornes (3 Newland Street, behind left-hand telegraph pole), three parts of 5 Newland Street, i.e. Cook’s butchers (with awning), General Post Office (3 windows), High House (with porch), 5A Newland Street and 5B Newland Street (behind sign post), Red Lion public house (7 Newland Street, half timbering including diagonals), 9 Newland Street (Taber’s greengrocer’s, behind big car), 11 Newland Street (Joanna, probably children’s clothes), 13 Newland Street (Evelyn, confectioner). Car CRN 919 which appears on the picture was first registered to a dealer in Lancashire in October 1949. Cook’s butchers was rebuilt by 1968.

RefM1135
Date taken1949 to 1968
SourceGurton, Sid. Given him by Richard O’Brien. Probably from ‘Todge’ Taber’s belongings.
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