From the Thorley Archives

Thorley Postal History

Edith Marie Bird 1910


Postcard posted in London, 3.15 pm, Aug. 27 1910

Addressed to Miss E. M. Bird, Hither Farm, Thorley, Bishop's Stortford

Message - M.D.E. (My dear Edith), Not going away this weekend. Will meet you as stated in note (7-18) (train?) Is this what is going to take place tonight? P. (Percy ?)

The stamp has been stuck on at an angle to denote sender's love for the recipient. (Roy Simmons)

Interpretation from Thorley Archive information

Edith Marie Bird, 13 in 1901 census -
3rd of 7 children of Frederick Bird, Farmer and Fanny A. Bird, at Sparrow's Nest, Thorley

Married Percy Wilson, 25 (Refreshment Contractor)
At St James the Great, 3rd August 1914

In 1911 census Edith Bird was living in Fulham working as a drapery shop assistant. In 1911 census Percy Wilson was living in St Pancras with his father working as a draughtsman



Thorley Postal History