A Prospect of Wivenhoe. Snapshots of an English Town
By Martin Newell, Wivenbooks, 2008, 106pp (Essex County Libraries E.WIV)
Summary by Pat Marsden
A collection of affectionate articles about people and events from the recent history of Wivenhoe by resident poet Martin Newell. He writes of Joan Hickson (TV’s Miss Marple), Dr William Dean, Billy the Fish, Bob Richardson, Liz Roberts and Professor Chris Winston and talks about the effect the May Fair and the Miners’ Strike had on the town.