And now this blog is going to disappear…..


……and slip into the pages of history itself.  I have decided to close my local history research down and although I’ll leave this site ‘live’ – and answer any queries – I’m not going to add anything more.  Many thanks to all my readers, it’s been fun!


Even more postcards 1

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These two postcards are a bit of a mystery.  They appear to come from the same set but, if you look closely at the pots of rhododendrons, they were not taken at the same time.  Only one has a regular Post Card back markings and the other is completely blank.  The card was posted in 1957 but the writer apologises, saying it was the only card she could find, so it may have been quite a bit older….