Monthly Archives: December 2010

Hipkin’s Breakwater Collapses

One of Walton’s well known landmarks and a great attraction to children for summer time crabbing has been severely damaged by the sea during the night of 23rd/24th December 2010. The sea end of Hipkin’s Breakwater at the Naze, Walton … Continue reading

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Can you name the lifeboat men?

I recently bought this photo of two lifeboat men who are definitely Walton folk. The picture was taken by Albert Azulay who is known to have operated a studio in Walton from 1893 to 1899. This suggests to me that … Continue reading

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Miss Huitson’s Class Walton Primary School

I recently received this photograph from Robin Benham in Texas. I believe it to have been taken in or around 1947. I made copies and shared them around various local worthies who suggested names for the children and a consensus … Continue reading

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