Thursday, December 20, 2018

A Walk Up Thornhills Lane

This is an old postcard from my collection and it features a view of Thornhills Lane in Brighouse. Once the sun returns to the sky I will take a walk up the Lane and record what has changed in the last 110 years, but as far as I remember from the last time I was up that way, the answer will be not a lot.

The card was sent by Phebe to Tom Holland in Gorton, Manchester. As far as I can make out the message is as follows:-

Dear Tom,
I hope you arrived home alright. I found all safe, also my rings. Came on to Brighouse yesterday with mother and I stayed overnight, but am going back to Halifax tonight. Kind regards to Mr Pickles,
Please bring Scottish Song Book by request of Mr E Atkins.


  1. I've just walked it on streetview but can't identify the location.

  2. Hi Alan! I enjoyed your postcard very much. I just wanted to stop by, wish you a Happy New Year and to let you know that I was thinking of you. ~ Kathy M.


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