Monthly Archives: November 2013

Unknown Military Group – Can You Help?

This group of military personnel photographed outside the Secondary School in Walton is a puzzle for me. Who are they? What were they doing there? Which Regiments are they from? When was it taken? The photo was taken by Walton … Continue reading

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Do you recognise this lady and child?

I have been asked to publicise this photo to try to identify the subjects. It’s a long-shot but maybe someone will recognise them. I am guessing that the photo was taken in the 1950/60s. No clues other than the words … Continue reading

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The Clock Tower that wasn’t

I recently came upon this plan of a proposed clock tower to be sighted at the Albion corner. It was featured in ‘The Architect’ magazine of 20th January 1893 and the Architect was J. S. Moye. This was news to … Continue reading

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It is with much sadness that I have to record here the death last Saturday of Michael Turner. Michael is a relative newcomer to Walton, but he was the inspiration for the creation of a statue of Herbert Columbine VC … Continue reading

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I have recently come by a small booklet titled “A Visit to Walton on Naze 1877 to Explore the Cliffs”. This has been copied from a weekly penny magazine called “The Leisure Hour” by Harry Francis and can be found … Continue reading

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