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Malcolm Reid
Sunday, March 8, 2009 17:18
Holme Lea, Sutton
I have a postcard dated 4th October 1904 to my grandfather in Cowling. The text says "Kindly have the Rose Trees &c ready for Noah Hargreaves on Friday next. Will you please label and prune them all" It is signed "T Thornton, Holme Lea, Sutton" (It could also be read as J or I Thornton).

Just my curiosity, but I wondered if anyones knows who the sender, T Thornton, might have been, and was "Holme Lea" a residence of significace in the village? Thanks.

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