Cardiff v Harlequins No 9, 21 April 1911

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To: Mrs E. Whitford, Glencairn, St.Columb, Cornwall

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Taken on the football ground last Monday. You see me, & Pat, David & some stern others there [?]. Hullo [?] from me all well.

R.H.W.

[Cardiff won 10-5. The card is overprinted with G. Davie, Photo, 50 Albany Road, Cardiff. Many thanks to Howard Ahmun for sending me this and a few others from his collection of rugby postcards.]

 

Jesu, My Lord (no.4), 17 September 1911

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To: Miss M Edwards, Bedford Villas, 42 Truro Rd, Wood Green, London N

Belle Vue 17/9/11

My Dear M

I will post this card when I get back so you will know. Its been a lovely weekend but I’m lolnl lonely I do miss you, rotten isn’t it, I received letter Saturday they crossed didn’t they, I will try to write letter Wednesday this week Fondest Love yours ever JG

I wonder if you miss me sometimes, 18 July 1911

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To: Miss W Harman, New Street, Great Dunmow, Essex

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Winnie how is this, awfully touching what say you, thanks for letter I received Sunday morning with love from Charles x

Altho’ from my life you’ve drifted,

Your dear eyes they haunt me still;

Again I may never see you,

But mem’ry my heart will thrill.

And when you’re caressed by another,

The love in your eyes will gleam;

Oh! would I could wake from my sadness,

And find it was all just a dream.

Rough Sea at Bognor, 24 July 1911

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To: Mr F. Rodgers, 11 Oppidans [?] Mews, Primrose Hill, Regents Park, London

Dear Frank. got here quite safe. coming back Thursday had a swim in the sea this morning Poor Boy for the big race

PK

[Thanks to Steve Phipps for identifying the race as the Stewards’ Cup at Goodwood. Not a hot tip though. Poor Boy was unplaced in 1911 when the race was won by Braxted. Thanks to course-specialist.co.uk for the following:

No horse better deserved to win the Stewards’ Cup, but was never rewarded by success than Solly Joel’s Poor Boy, who ran in the race in each of the seven seasons prior to the outbreak of the First World War. Following being beaten by a neck when aged three in 1908, he went down by a neck again in 1910 and also finished runner-up for a third and fourth time in 1912 and 1913. Poor Boy was unplaced in 1909, 1911 and 1914.”]