Old Photos of Witham

Turner family’s cottage at Powershall End, with vine. Edith Turner and friend

Turner family house in Powershall End (now site next to 127 Powershall End). On right is Edith Turner (later Mrs Raven) and on left a friend; the friend died not long afterwards. On the front of the house are grape vines grown by Edith’s father, John Turner, who made wine from them and got his fellow farmworkers at Powershall drunk. See oral history tapes 10-13, especially tape 11, sied 4, minute 15 onwards, and tape 13, side 8, minute 22.

RefM137
Date taken1910 approx
SourceRaven, Edith
Posted on Full size 2085 × 1296

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