Above the door you can see two empty niches. These once contained statuettes of a boy and girl in 18th century charity school dress.2
The branch library was replaced in 1965 by the new Central Library,3 and was demolished in 1968.3
1 Photograph by David Duhig. Reproduced by kind permission
of his son Steven Duhig.
2 Victoria History of the County of Essex, volume VII, page 92.
3 Ibid., page 82.