Monthly Archives: February 2016

A Quick Question

  My good friend and well-known Waltonian, Robert Hipkin, asked me where Abraham Quick & Co. Ltd. had their premises in Old Pier Street. He had found this label in an old book. I do not know. Do you? Abraham … Continue reading

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Robert Double, John Parmenter, Elizabeth Oxley enquiry.

It has been a cold windy day here in Walton-on-the-Naze and having spent some time in the open air I decided to come indoors and maybe catch up with some of the items I have saved to add to this … Continue reading

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Super Sleuth Wanted

This photograph shows members of the Walton-on-the-Naze Bowls Club pictured at their bowling green opposite The Crescent. I am hoping to date the photo, but have only one clue to go on. This is it… the man in the front … Continue reading

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250+ NEW IMAGES ADDED TO THE ARCHIVE

This weekend I have added more than 250 new images to the Walton Archive. Any image with a reference number greater than 2304 is new. You can find these in the following categories: High StreetNazePiersTownMarine ParadeAlbionSouthcliffBackwatersEsplanadeChurchesTransport Mills and Carnivals The photos … Continue reading

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READERS SPECIAL PHOTO OFFER

Before the days of computers, we at Putmans Studio displayed our collection of Old Walton photographs in four large albums. I still have these albums which contain several hundreds of real photographs made in the old fashioned way. Since making … Continue reading

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