To: Miss White, c/o Mrs Osmond, West Stafford, Nr Dorchester
Am living in Kensington now. Have been down here for the week end. return in the morning. will write soon. I didn’t know you had left Hampstead. Happy New Year. Did you get your Xmas card. Love Bessie
To: Madame Enid Lammens, 54 Marche aux Grain, Gand, Belgium
Brighton Beach, 1.45
My dearest all
How are you? I suppose getting excited, looking forward to your holidays. Oh! its so lovely here on the beach, the sun is hot & I think weather is on the change. We are here for a day, left home at 9.30 & return at 7o/c. Well all my love to you. Let us have P.C. when to meet children. Am here with Auntie & Uncle and we have all just finished our lunch. Love Jimmy.
[? 6.35 a Bestbore in ok]???
Gand is the French name for Ghent. The final line is unintelligible to me.
To: Mrs Fulford, West Buckland, Nr Kingsbridge, Devon
Dear M Just a card to let you know Joe arrived quite safe & to thank you for cap he had an old one, but was glad of that Joe started work today, I am glad to say will write later
To: Miss A. Stokell, 20 Kent Street, Hull
The stone pier is the one we used to throw our dog over & make him swim home.
To: Syd. Goble AB, 20 Mess, HMS Revenge, Portsmouth
G Towner, 8 Trinity St, Bton
Syd Just a line we are doing grand so far, have you got your leave, iff so let us know, the weather is grand plenty of people about, they sends their best from home, we are going out the H and H. this morning, will have one for you out there from your Chum. George.
To: The Misses Maggiore, Abbey Mill House, St.Albans. Herts
Jan. 7th 1914
Am leaving by the 1.20 Friday arr V. 2.20. Shall be back to tea. So sorry Dad has had such a bad time. Mother very poorly too. Lovely day again today. Best love to all from both.
[Presumably V. is Victoria Station. Journey time the same as today – 1 hour.]