1935 notice in the paper

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jack404, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    going through some bits i got in a estate sale was a slip of old news paper used to line a suitcase

    i noticed this ( i've darkened it up , parts where almost gone .. pity it was quite elegant in parts .. )

    back when we where the lucky country and Poor old England was still paying off and recovering from WW1 and the depression and a dying ship trade and poor coal prices

    a pound then was 1/2 a weeks wages for a labourer , a tradesman might make 4 pound a week a Private in the Army Six bob a day ( $0:60 ) every day he was present for duty , rain hail war or not

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  2. boatme99

    boatme99 New Member

    Feb 23, 2011
    Midddle Tennessee
    Hell Jack, I'll give you 5 pounds for that!
    Post to me - last house on the road, Middle Tennessee, USA.
    They'll find me. :D
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