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Happy Christmas to all my readers

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200 NEW IMAGES ADDED TO THE OLD WALTON ARCHIVE

Today I have uploaded around 200 new images to the Archive All images with a reference number higher than 2751 are new. New items can be found  under the following categories: Albion Naze Town High Street Piers Backwaters Esplanade & … Continue reading

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BLACK & WHITE FRIDAY

I’m so fed up with all this ‘Black Friday’ business which is invading our screens at the moment. I thought I’d have a Black & White Friday instead. See what I did there? So for the next week up to … Continue reading

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Walton’s War Memorial

As Armistice Day approaches and the media is overwhelmed with memories of the end of the First World War exactly 100 years ago, I thought I’d write a bit about Walton’s own War Memorial. The Walton Parochial Church Council arranged … Continue reading

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Do You Recognise These People or Places?

Over the summer months I have received a number of photographs claiming to have a connection with Walton but I do not recognise either the people or the places. This first scene is definitely not Walton although the lady who … Continue reading

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A Glass from the Past

A while ago I received a piece of Walton history in the form of a photograph of a beer glass. It was sent to me by Roger Wade (the gent in the photograph) asking if I could throw any light … Continue reading

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Putmans Photo Print Wallets

It’s raining today and a post on the Clacton & District Local History Society Facebook site has inspired me to go down memory lane. Mark Barrett (the son of one of Walton Primary School’s most appreciated 1950s teachers) posted a … Continue reading

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