Identification Longshot and Talking Point 1164

  Brumas2 22:40 15 Aug 2014
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Good Evening All

This is A GENUINE UNIDENTIFIED POSTCARD because the title is illegible. It was posted in Hereford in 1909 to an address in Dorstone, Hereford.

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  QuizMan 23:03 15 Aug 2014

Brumas there is some white lettering at the bottom of the postcard. Can you make out what it says?

  Brumas 23:13 15 Aug 2014

QuizMan when I enlarge the text it is worse.

  QuizMan 23:20 15 Aug 2014

OK, thanks. The reason I ask is that it seems to start "Tur" and there is a Turnastone in Herefordshire near one of the places mentioned.

  Brumas 23:30 15 Aug 2014

QuizMan I thought it was two words, the second word being Villas but younger eyes than mine would probably see it differently.

  Quickbeam 07:36 16 Aug 2014

It must be the summer holidays.

  Aitchbee 11:54 16 Aug 2014

Jock1e - Outer circle " HEREFORD " : Inner circle " 7.30PM SP29 02 "

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:23 16 Aug 2014

same kids ? just the dog missing :0)

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  Aitchbee 18:57 16 Aug 2014

Here's my interpretation of the hand-written message which seems to be truncated a tad on the LHS of the postcard:-

can not see you. Mr Wyatt is attending the masonic ceremony as a

unan nounced escort or Gooseberry. Please not expect George to-morrow

as he may be Thrashing. Yours truly L.R. Blissett.

The white chalky 'lettering' might be marks made by the children as part of a jumping street-game similar to 'peaver' or 'hopscotch'.

  Aitchbee 19:38 16 Aug 2014

Woolwell - those were my thoughts too.

  Aitchbee 19:47 16 Aug 2014

Your right enough Woolwell about the 'mounted' escort part - the word never occured to me - doh!

...and the girls seem to be in uniform - that's why I agreed about your remark at 7:34pm.

BTW, Why does Brumas say it was posted in 1909 when the postage frank seems to indicate 29 Sept-1902?

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