Postcard from the past donated to The Glennies

PUBLISHED: 18:30 18 February 2015

The Honiton Glen Conservation Group with a giant postcard presented to them by Michael Sherwood. Audrey Goddard, Maurine Smith and David Nicholls at the location of the old bridge in the 1904 postcard. Ref mhh 6867-06-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The Honiton Glen Conservation Group with a giant postcard presented to them by Michael Sherwood. Audrey Goddard, Maurine Smith and David Nicholls at the location of the old bridge in the 1904 postcard. Ref mhh 6867-06-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

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The giant card, donated by Honiton resident Michael Sherwood, depicts an attractive scene with the still-existing rustic stone bridge in the foreground.

The Honiton Glen Conservation Group were presented with a giant postcard by Michael Sherwood. Ref mhh 6859-06-15AWThe Honiton Glen Conservation Group were presented with a giant postcard by Michael Sherwood. Ref mhh 6859-06-15AW

The Honiton Glen Conservation Group (The Glennies) has received a historical postcard which shows what The Glen looked like many years ago.

The giant card, donated by Honiton resident Michael Sherwood, depicts an attractive scene with the still-existing rustic stone bridge in the foreground.

Group secretary David Nicholls said: “The postcard was not stamped or posted, but on the address side there is space for a 1/2 d stamp and printed “Giant Post Card” and “Per Book Post”.

“It was addressed to Miss A Squire, Beech View, Crewkerne by R H Parsons 14/XI/04, but it was not sent.”

David confirmed that the Glennies would be very interested in hearing from anyone else who possesses historical material relating to the Glen.

If anyone does not wish to part with their originals, David said he would be able to take a copy.

Call David on 01404 549209.

l The Glennies work to improve The Glen, which is an East Devon District Council public open space in Honiton.

Anyone interested in getting in touch with the group should email friendsoftheglen@aol.com


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