Old Photos of Witham

Youth club on lorry at Carnival

Taken: 1960, Ref: M1611

Members of youth centre held at Bramston School, on lorry at Carnival. Representing a campaign for a new swimming pool in Witham; they are in a bath. Front left with hat and dark glasses, possibly Richard Williams. Behind and to right of him, bending down, is Ron Leatherdale. To right of him, sitting, with coolie hat and dark swimsuit is Pete Brannan, then of 22 Glebe Crescent. To right of him, partly hidden, is Ken Leatherdale. To right of him with bare top and fair hair is Carl Minton, then of 24 Glebe Crescent. Extreme right with thick hair, Geoff King (now with own electric business at 8 Church Street). The report is in the Braintree and Witham Times for 23 June 1960. See also photos M360 and M1610.

RefM1611
Date taken1960
SourceBrannan, Margaret and Peter
Posted on Full size 3471 × 4641

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