Witham, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Witham and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

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Does anyone know of Sylvia Eileen Newman, who was living in Witham around 1965? She became Sylvia Eileen Brewer. Any help would be appreciated.

A memory of Witham

Bridge Home Medical

I was born in Chelmsford in 1956. My mother, Dr Joy Stuart Morton, was the medical practitioner at Bridge Home from 1957 (I think) until 1960. We lived in Avenue Road and sometimes the patients would come and help in the garden. She was an amazing woman and she was only in her early thirties when she had this huge ...Read full memory

Braintree Road

I was born at 38 Braintree Road in 1942 and enjoyed growing up in the area close to Chipping Hill. The old forge was in operation and us kids would spend hours watching My Dorking shoeing horses. I went to the Chipping Hill School from 1947 to 49. I spent a lot of time at Halfhides Farm which is now long gone under the London ...Read full memory

A memory of Witham by Edward Green