38: New Gardens, New Brighton (1923)

New Gardens, New BrightonNew Gardens, New Brighton

By the time this card was sent the 'New Gardens' were ten years old. The Victoria Gardens opened on 3rd May 1913. The open air bandstand was covered with glass in 1925 when it opened as the Floral Pavilion. Card 8 shows a colour view of the gardens taken from the opposite end.

Message

46 Tollemarche St.
Dear Sis, and all
just a P.C. to say we landed quite safe we had a Beautiful Day yesterday and it is going to be very Hot again to day
our Ben looks a lot better and has a good appetite. So it will take me all my time to buy [??] your [???]

Sent on 22 Jul 1923 to

Mrs Hodgson
Crabtree Farm
White Lea
Heckmondwike