The Gables

The Gables – opposite the Post Office – is one of Waltham’s finest Victorian-built houses. You can just make out three figures standing at the foot of the steps – a girl and two women – plus a dog. Judging by their dress, I’d guess this was taken in the 1880 or ’90s.

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At this time The Gables was home to one of Waltham’s most important residents; William North. He was the village blacksmith and Methodist preacher in the late 1880s. Click here to view what little we know about him.

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