Bangor: “There is a lot of Holywood people down here”

postcard showing Ward Park from Main Entrance, Bangor, Co. Down; Postmarked Bangor, 26 Sept 1917.

From Jennie, John Adams’ sister, who worked in domestic service in Holywood, Co. Down.

Dear Mother

Just a card to say I hope you are well. How is Jimmie getting along. It has seemed a very short month since we came down here. We go [here/home] on Monday. First there is a lot of Holywood people down here. I expect its well cleared. I hope you are well. Had you any word from J[ohn?] lately. Best love from Jeanie.

This is a very nice park.

Postcard from Jeannie, 26/09/1917

Postcard from Jeannie, 26/09/1917

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  • John Caruth Thursday 9 February, 2012  

    I own a similiar postcard to this one … mine is in colour and the man you have here looking down on the scene is next standing beside the person sitting by the pond. My postcard was posted in August 1926 was was addressed to a Miss Margaret Green in Ballymena, Co. Antrim.

  • John Caruth Thursday 9 February, 2012  

    Ps … I feel into that pond on many occasions as a child and was lucky to survive from drowning!

  • Holywood Online Tuesday 27 March, 2012  

    nice to see a reference to Holywood Co Down on this very interesting site. Some very moving reads indeed.

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