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EARLY VIEWS

The following pictures are taken from a souvenir book of enhanced photographs which we believe dates from circa 1894.

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There are 17 pictures here so, if your computer is a little on the slow side, please allow plenty of time for the pictures to load.

 

1

HIGH STREET

LOOKING WEST

2

ST PETERS CHURCH

AND NORTH HILL

LOOKING NORTH

3

ST NICHOLAS CHURCH

LOOKING WEST

4

THE CAMP

5

CAVALRY BARRACKS

6

ST MARY AT THE WALLS

CHURCH

7

ST JAMES THE GREAT

CHURCH

8

HEAD STREET

9

HIGH STREET

LOOKING EAST

10

JUMBO

11

ST JOHN'S

ABBEY GATE

12

ALL SAINTS

CHURCH

13

THE MARKET

AT MIDDLEBOROUGH

14

ST BOTOLPH'S

PRIORY RUINS

15

ST BOTOLPH'S

PRIORY RUINS

16

NORTH STREET

BRIDGE

17

COLCHESTER

CASTLE

The following pictures are taken from a second small book of pictures which dates from the 1870's. As with the postcards that we show on other pages, I will happily send higher quality scanned versions of any picture by email, free of charge, if required.

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There are 12 pictures (plus one extra) here so, if your computer is a little on the slow side, please allow plenty of time for the pictures to load.

All the pictures are by Rock and Co. of London.
 

1

TRINITY CHURCH

LOOKING SOUTH

dated 5 Aug 187-

2

ST PETERS CHURCH

AND NORTH HILL

LOOKING SOUTH

3

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

LOOKING SOUTH

dated 5 Aug 1875

4

ST BOTOLPHS PRIORY

5

TOWN HALL

6

CASTLE

7

ST JOHNS ABBEY GATE

dated 1 Oct 1875

8

POST OFFICE

dated 1 Oct 1875

9

CAMP

10

ARTILLERY BARRACKS

11

NEW CAVALRY BARRACKS

dated 1 Oct 1875

12

HIGH STREET

there is a written inscription on this picture that reads:
'To Willie and Fred, With Love from 55 North Hill, Colchester, 1879.'
13

ST PETERS

(A LOOSE PICTURE FOUND IN THE BOOK)

 

THIS IS THE THIRD

PICTURE BOOK

THAT WE HAVE,

DATE UNKNOWN

there are a further two

pictures of Layer Marney

and St Osyth's Priory

which are not shown here

 

RR1

THE CASTLE

LOOKING NORTH

 

RR2

ST BOTOLPHS PRIORY

LOOKING SOUTH

 

RR3

ST JOHNS ABBEY GATEWAY

LOOKING SOUTH EAST

 

RR4

HIGH STREET

LOOKING EAST

 

RR5

HIGH STREET

LOOKING EAST

 

RR6

ST PETERS CHURCH

LOOKING NORTH EAST

 

RR7

ST MARY AT THE WALLS

LOOKING SOUTH WEST

 

RR8

CAVALRY BARRACKS

LOOKING ?

 

RR9

THE CAMP

LOOKING EAST

Clearly shown centre in the distance

is the Camp Church

on present day Military Road.

 

RR10

ARTILLERY BARRACKS

LOOKING ?

Can any of you identify any particular details from these views?

More pictures can be found at the following links.

PAGE 1.

THE HIGH STREET
THE CASTLE
THE GARRISON
THE TOWN HALL
   

PAGE 2.

ALL SAINTS
BALKERNE
CROUCH STREET
EAST HILL
ELD LANE
GREYFRIARS
HARWICH ROAD
HEADGATE
HOLY TRINITY
HOSPITAL
HYTHE
IPSWICH ROAD
LEXDEN
LION WALK
MIDDLEBORO
MIDDLE MILL
NORTH BRIDGE
NORTH HILL

 PAGE 3.

NORTH STATION RD
NORTH VIEW
SCHEREGATE
SIEGE HOUSE
ST BOTOLPHS
ST GILES
ST JOHNS
ST LEONARDS
ST MARTINS
ST MARY AT THE WALL
ST MARY MAGDALEN
STOCKWELL
ST RUNWALD
WIMPOLE ROAD
GENERAL

 OTHER PAGES.

PRE 1900 PICTURES
DAVID MAY TRIBUTE
COLCHESTER CHURCHES
MISCELLANEOUS

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