Village trades

Thatching on High Street

Thatching on High Street

Anyone know who these two thatchers are? Or when the photo might have been taken? (Click on the image to view it full frame.) They’re repairing the thatch at the rear of the cottage next to the church on High Street. Click here for another photo taken at the same...

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Village advertisers

Village advertisers

Click to view image in full frame. These ads for local traders appear in the church magazine for February 1965. Many of the names are still well-known in the village. We’ve only just posted a diary of Betsy Kellam who was born in Waltham in 1913 (click here to view). She was one of 12 children born in 2 Rose Cottages – so I’m not sure how she would have been related to the...

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