1926 child's letter

Christmas report: 1925

A year after we saw a letter from Gibson, here is my almost 10-year-old Great Aunt’s report on her Christmas of 1925, written just after New Year’s, 1926. Of interest, I just read a Bobbsey Twins book to my kids. Can you imagine receiving a dozen handkerchiefs today? I bet Grandpa, who would have been…

Letter from Gibson

A reply back from one of my Great Aunt’s many letters of January 1925. I wonder who Gibson was? Maybe a cousin? Too bad he didn’t give more details about his lantern shows in the basement. Toronto Ont. Jan 21, 1925 Dear Helene, I hope you will soon be better. I have been out skating.…

Morpeth centennial baby plaque

Centennial baby plaque

We were cleaning up our garage last week and I found this plaque, which I was given by the Morpeth United Church when I was born in 1977. I remember being quite proud of this claim to fame when I was a kid – being the only Centennial Baby. Read more about the church centennial…

Outside of 1925 letter

1925 Letter: Still Ill

No Envelope, but addressed on outside of paper: Mrs. Bob Taylor. Morpeth Ontario Canada Morpeth Ont. Jan. 14, 1925 Dear Mrs. Taylor. – How are you ? I have the whooping cough so has Donald. Dad has a bad cold so has Mother. Dad has just come back from town. Mother just read me and…