1912_Xmas_Card_from_Master_Willie_Hill_Grimsby

Title: A 1912 Christmas Card from Master Willie Hill, Grimsby
Author: Unknown printer
Date: December 2016 scan of the original card
Comments:

The greetings, name and address inside are professionally printed.

This Christmas card was sent in 1912 by Master Willie Hill of Poplar House, Park Street, Grimsby. Poplar House was once the family home of William Hill who established a locally famous fizzy drinks factory down the road. The drinks won a number of top, national awards at trade exhibitions.

A Billy Hill (Willie?) was the 3rd generation owner of the business which joined forces with local rivals Bellamy Brothers in 1957.

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