Miscellaneous documents and objects.
Miscellaneous documents and objects.
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Plastic card with ‘Photon’ written on it. Along each long edge are ‘pica’ and ‘cicero’ markings and there is a picture of a dial on it too. On the back is a table of compositor’s instructions. Believed to belong to John O’Brien
Receipt from the Whiteway Cocktail to Mr. Brown Dec 21 1937. Receipt is white with a colourful heading with a picture of a cockerel on it. At the bottom is a colour picture of some bottles of Ruby Wine. The receipt lists the drink that was bought and totals £1:16:3.
Receipt from Hill Crest Hotel, Torquay dated 13th July 1938 to Mr. Brown. The receipt lists payment for one week plus extra days board and residence for two, and totals £8:5:0. It is cream coloured paper with blue printing on it. It is handwritten in black ink.
Book of photographs of Torquay. The book has a green cover and each page has a different view of Torquay with a sentence saying where it is.
Hand drawn plans of the layout of The Firs. 2 pieces of paper with hand drawn layouts of the Firs house. One sheet has the ground floor and the second has the mezzanine, 2nd and 3rd floors. Hand drawn in black ink on white ‘computer’ paper.
Programme from the Pier Pavilion – ‘The BBC Song – & – Laugh Show.’ The programme is white with purple printing and lists the artists and bands that will be performing.
Wolverton working men’s club member’s card. Small card with a yellow back listing Frank H. Brown as a member for 1939.
Small green ‘Gossamer Diary 45’ with embossed logo on the front. Belonged to Mr. F.H. Brown of 2 Windsor Street. Lists a variety of engagements – most particularly cricket matches (including scores) in the summer and church services.
Small brown pocket diary for 1928 belonged to F.H. Brown of 2 Windsor Street. Lists many engagements. He has completed some of the notes recording the size of clothes he wears etc. On the inside of the back cover is Money Paid Out
Small dark red pocket diary belonging to F.H. Brown. Some engagements have been noted, a lot relating to the church or to cricket. It also notes when he bought his new car the Morris Cowley WK 4075
Blue British passport belonging to Mr. F. H. Brown dated 26 July 1933. There are two stamps for Dieppe.
Wolverton Express newspaper dated 8th April 1966. The newspaper records the day the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh visited Stony Stratford and Wolverton. Includes an eight-page souvenir of the royal tour.
Two letters in an envelope. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. L. Taylor and is postmarked Llandudno 7 July 1943. One of the letters is from Beryl to her parents whilst away and the other one is addressed to Lou and ?? and is from Frank. Both letters are chatty and talk ...
Letter addressed to Lou from her mother dated 9.5.45. This letter includes reference to the fact that the War in Europe is over and hoping for the Japs to be sorted.
Letter addressed to Lou from her mother dated 7.6.45. This letter tells of a rash she has had that won’t clear up. Also of sending fags to Hue. It also talks of Beverley and ‘Girlie’s girl’ being able to play together.
Letter addressed to Lou from her mother dated 9.7.45. This letter tells of the weather not being good and how she has read that Wolverton have their holiday. She talks of Hue (in Japan) who hopes to be home this year.
Letter addressed to Lou from her mother dated 20.7.45. This letter tells of how the War with Japan is over and that Hue hopes to be back soon. She also talks of a visit she made to Wolverton to see Beverley and ‘Girlie’s girl’ both of whom she refers to as nice girls. ...
Letter addressed to Lou from her mother dated 13.3.46. This letter tells of the cold weather but how it is getting lighter. It also says how she is pleased that Hue likes his work and how she hears about Marguerite and Bernice.
Newspaper cutting from the Bucks Standard February 1971. It shows photos from the St. George’s Valentine Ball.
Postcard showing the Galleon at Old Wolverton. The picture is in colour and taken from the canal looking up towards the front of it. On the back is a message addressed to Gabriele.
Newspaper page dated 14th March 1969 showing an aerial photograph of Wolverton entitled ‘The straight streets of Wolverton’
Programme for the Wolverton celebration of the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth showing the events on the 12th May 1937. The programme has a cream-coloured cover with a blue and red emblem of the crowned rose, shamrock and thistle in the middle. The pages inside are blue and printed in ...
Special Forms of Service in commemoration of His Late Majesty King Edward VII. Three orders of service which could be used either on the day of the funeral or on the next convenient day in the octave. Printed on white paper with black typing it lists how the service should go with prayers ...
Programme and ticket to the Invitation Dance at the Assembly Hall, Daventry 29th January 1903. A small cream-coloured card folded in two, with green printed writing stating where it is, the date and times. Inside are written the names of the dances and alongside in pencil are the names of the partners. ...