Photo:Christmas Greetings

Christmas Greetings

From the private collection of Dennis Parrett

Photo:Christmas Wishes

Christmas Wishes

From the private collection of Dennis Parrett

Christmas Greetings in 1920

By Dennis Parrett

Seeing the old 'Postman' Christmas card published on the site, reminded me of the tradition in at least my family, of sending each other postcards. I have a number of old postcards sending birthday greetings but here are some examples from Christmas 1920. Cats were obviously popular with my Mother. The first one is a picture of a Cats' party and this was sent to my Mother by a friend called Hilda who writes on the back as follows:

" Just a card hoping you have a happy Christmas. I hope your Dad is improving. With love from your loving friend Hilda".

My Mother was nearly 14 and sadly her Father died in May 1921.

This page was added on 04/01/2009.
Comments about this page

How lovely! I enjoyed looking at these. Do you have others to share with us?

By Jennifer Tonks nee Smith (04/01/2009)

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