1937 greetings telegram issued by the British GPO (General Post
Office). Although earlier that the above handwritten telegrams, it shows the
message received on a teletype paper strip and stuck onto the
greetings paper. The receiving Post Office, Edgware, had been
more recently set up and therefore had the modern technology that the rural Wratting Post Office lacked.
This website Join me in the 1900s is
a contribution to the social history of everyday life in 20th century Britain
from the early 1900s to about 1960, seen through personal recollections and
illustrations, with the emphasis on what it was like to live in those times.