c1910 The card bears an Edward VII stamp and was sent as birthday greetings to Miss Gertie Linford (b 1882) at Haughley near Stowmarket from her sister Winnie (b 1902). A postscript in a more adult hand says "Can you find Winnie and I on the wall? Willie is at the back of us in our yard on his holidays." The Linfords lived in the furthest of the two semi-detached cottages on the left. Click on the photo to see a close up detail.

Winnie Linford went on to teach at Flicham school. Examples of her school compositions, written about this time when aged just 8 years old, can be found in the Written Records section.