Early bus, taxi and charabanc outside the White Hart in Mersea. The landlord is A.H. Went - Arthur Went was landlord from 1895 to about 1931. 

The card was addressed My Dear Mildred and continues: 


Many thanks for your P.O. and also your letter. I am just about to pack up your Plimsoles. No news only we are still very busy. Heaps of love from all, Mother.

PS Madge has gone to ...
Cat1 Mersea-->Pubs Cat2 Transport - buses and carriers Cat3 [Display on front screen]

Early bus, taxi and charabanc outside the White Hart in Mersea. The landlord is A.H. Went - Arthur Went was landlord from 1895 to about 1931.
The card was addressed My Dear Mildred and continues:
"Many thanks for your P.O. and also your letter. I am just about to pack up your Plimsoles. No news only we are still very busy. Heaps of love from all, Mother.
PS Madge has gone to "Frinton" with Aunt Emma ... Mrs Spatchat ...
[Mildred Went is in the 1901 census living at the White Hart, born about 1892. Arthur Went had a sister Emma, born c1860. Mother would be Arthur's wife Emilie born c1866]

Another photograph taken the same time was posted 1914.


Date: c1914      

Photo: Mersea Museum - Vivian D'Wit
Image ID VDW_003
Category 1 Mersea-->Pubs
Category 2 Transport - buses and carriers
Category 3 [Display on front screen]

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.