Photos of Witham

Wide part of Newland Street looking down

Taken: 1891-1901, Source: Maurice Smith, Ref: M98

Wide part of Newland Street looking down. Well-known photo with shop blinds and people standing in road. No cars. Left hand side of road, left to right, part of 65 Newland Street (2 storeys, brick), 67 Newland Street (3 storeys, brick, four windows in row), 83 Newland Street (3 storeys, 2 windows in row), 85 Newland Street (nearly all hidden), 87 Newland Street (bow window), 89 Newland Street, 91 Newland Street, 93 Newland Street, 95 Newland Street (these four all low), rest foreshortened but can see the Gables (125 Newland Street and 127 Newland Street). Right hand side of road, left to right, 134 Newland Street (gas manager’s house, projecting at bottom), several foreshortened, 100 Newland Street (first big brick one, seven windows in row, 98 Newland Street and 96 Newland Street (three windows), 94 Newland Street (gable), 92 Newland Street, 90 Newland Street, old Constitutional club (with clock, mostly behind telegraph pole), 88 Newland Street (with corner quoins), 86 Newland Street (two-storey), Post Office (single storey, name just visible between two blinds), 82 Newland Street (‘A B Lake, draper and milliner, boots and shoes’ on blind), 78 Newland Street (shutters), 76 Newland Street (‘London House Drapery Stores’ on blind), 74 Newland Street (‘J H Pearce, grocer and provision merchant’ on blind). ‘Ardley Benjamin Lake, draper’, is in directories 1895 and 1899 only, i.e. not 1890 or 1902 (and then in 1912 at Oaklands, Chipping Hill). ‘John H Pearce, grocer’ is in directories 1899-1908.

Date taken1891-1901
SourceMaurice Smith
Posted on Full size 5180 × 3840

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