Braintree Road - a Memory of Witham.
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 overspill estate although the original pond still remains.
I lived a couple of houses from Crittalls factory and could see the sparks from their processes flying when they worked the night shift.
My neighbours were the Revell's and the Pounds and the Banthorpes.
I attended the Church School from age 7 through 11. It's also long gone.
If anyone remembers me I was known as Jim Green.
I now live at Portland Oregon USA.
A memory shared by on Nov 17th, 2009. Send Edward Green a message
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