From our ‘Family histories’ section: The Horn Family: ‘Postcards from the Horn Family’: Courtesy of Diana Jones Nee Horn

This is the story of my Grandparents and their family during WW1. They were, I should think, a typical agricultural family of the period. They had 10 children, 5 sons and 5 daughters:

We are not sure where Elsie fits into the Horn family, but she may be Fred’s Wife Evelyn. She is writing to the Horn family on behalf of one of the family.

341HYT - The Square Hythe (Front & Back)

The transcribed text reads:

10.9.17: ‘I had a letter from France yesterday + he wished me to give you all his love + will write as soon as he can but things are keeping him busy. Is very well + has good weather. Please excuse pencil as am in the cafe at Hythe. Love Elsie’ ‘He had not received parcel’

Miss E Horn, Staple Street, Hernhill, Faversham

Courtesy of Diana Jones Nee Horn


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