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1958 2nd June Postmark illegible Stamp Eire - Miss A. W. Craig, Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry - This is a lovely spot we saw yesterday. Mary is resting after lunch and then we go a short drive. I'm going to make the holiday interesting for her, but she is not herself yet. We have been blessed with mild weather & Sun, no rain since we came. Mervyn
1969 26th June Postmark Campbeltown, Argyll - Mrs. Craig, Claremont House, Londonderry, N. Ireland - Wet again today. K is hoping to play golf. Campbeltown is 6 miles from Machrihanish? I am just going in now to get some things to take back with me. Any more news of what happened to Craigie? Much love to you all. Rita
Date illegible Postmark illegible Stamp Eire - Mrs. E. E. G. Craig, Claremont, Londonderry - The weather has been fine, but windy yesterday. We are taking things very easy. Mary has breakfast in bed. We were sitting by the sea then A. go a short drive in afternoon. We have fired? up here. Thank goodness for next week. Mary is not fit for Ra?king about. It is a lovely spot and food excellent. You will remember the lounge. Plenty of good amenities. Do hope she picks up. M.
1954 15th July Postmark Uachtha? - Mrs. Craig, Claremont, Londonderry - Hope you are well and not over-doing it. I am drawing quite a lot and enjoy it very well, I should be able to take you down town on occasion. This is a pleasant place, the scenery is very fine. D.C.G.C.
195? 16th August Postmark Baile Atha Cliath - Mrs. E. E. G. Craig, Claremont House, Londonderry - Thursday, We stayed in the club last night & are off to Bagenalstown? this morning. It is has stopped raining at last & is quite warm & fine this morning. Hope all are well. Love John
1957 12th April Postmark Tullyhommon - Mrs. Craig, Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry - You will recognise this. We would like to hear from you when you have time. The weather is dry, but very cold. I hope to see you soon after Easter. Going out now & will post this on my way. Do write soon. Yours ever J-L.
1956 19th June Postmark Cloch ? - Mrs. E. E. G. Craig,
Claremont House, Northland Road, Londonderry - This is the house in which we
are staying for a few days. It revives old memories. We motored last evening
to Powers? Court & saw the Waterfall. The trees are magnificent. They are
quite nice in the guesthouse & keep a look at baby if she is sleeping & we
are busy, or want to go out. We are enjoying the break & the motoring etc.
Love from us all. Cecil
1954 26th August Postmark Longphort - Mrs. E. E. G. Craig, Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N. Ireland - There are only these views of this place on P.C.'s and I think you've seen them all. We have just come in from walking to the end of the street. I was sorry I missed sitting in the garden on such a glorious day & take advantage of this good weather. A.C.
1959 14th October Postmark Llandudno - D. G. Craig, Esq., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N. Ireland - This was a most glorious day, warm sun & blue sky. The scenery is magnificent - autumn tints on great mountains wooded to top. Hope all goes well with you & at home. Mary
1959 16th October Postmark Southport, Lancs - D. G. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N. Ireland - The weather is fine - dull & then the sun breaks through later. Although some haze. Went to Blackpool after lunch. Parked car in one of the lifts, quite an experience, going up onto roof. Had tea there & stayed for illuminations. They are elaborate, cost £96,000 and well worth seeing. We toured the Promenade (7 miles) in tram & had an excellent view. Supper in a self service & left 8.30. Going to over to circus this p.m. Mervyn
1960 September Postmark Newcastle - D. C. G. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont House, Londonderry - It has been an absolutely marvellous morning. I sat in a deck chair for an hour or so. We were round the gardens but the man to whom I was talking says agapanthus roseus is very faded looking & not so nice as the white, also there is a new blue one
1959 17th June Postmark Stratford-on-Avon - D. C. G. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N. Ireland - We spent Tuesday night here & are enjoying glorious weather. It is very interesting round here & we go on today to Cirencester. Love & good wishes. J. & R.
1960 1st September Postmark Edinburgh - D. C. G. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont, Londonderry - Very pleasant crossing, hope all goes well. This seems a lovely day. We went out shopping this forenoon. J. is going out to look around this afternoon. Hope you have not much trouble with garden. Love
1960 2nd September Postmark Musselburgh, Midlothian - D.
C. G. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont, Londonderry - Going out to lunch. Thanks
awfully for nice letters. Rita & K. are well and in good form. Love E. Craig
1960 21st July Postmark Thurso, Caithness - J. L. ? C. Craig, Esq., Claremont House, Londonderry, N. Ireland - We have had a busy week, but interesting & enjoyable, meeting a great many people. I'm struggling to remember names. I hope you are having good weather at Claremont & able to enjoy the garden. I am having coffee & writing a few post cards. Hope you are all well. Much love. Rita
1960 23rd? September Postmark Newcastle - D. C. G. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont, Londonderry - Spent a pleasant forenoon motoring about. This has been a beautiful morning. We are going a run. Love E. E. G. Craig
1960 26th August Postmark Bun Dobh? - Mrs. E. E. G. Craig, Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry - I was sorry I hadn't time to ring you before leaving. We were terribly rushed. Such a wet A.M. Arrived safely for lunch and were glad to rest after (74 miles) After supper we went to Mullaghmore. Having a walk round the town. Its dreadful weather. Staying till Saturday. Love Mary & Mervyn
19?? 27th June Postmark Durham - Mrs. Craig, Claremont House, Northland Road, Londonderry, Northern Ireland - Excuse writing as I am doing it in the bus. We are with Ruth in Durham since last week and now we contemplate returning to Bournemouth next week after being away for 2 months. We hope you keep well and all the family - it made us very happy to be with you again. B?? to all, will write later & much love from Colter?
1955 24th August Postmark Marne - Mrs. E. E. G. Craig, Claremont House, Londonderry, N. Ireland - We came here today by train. It is an interesting town near the Marne. We went round the Cathedral, very fine. It would be interesting for G. & of course he has more historical background. I think it would be too hot for you. Hope you are all well. Thanks for letter. John
1952 - Miss Annette Craig, Claremont, Londonderry - I suppose you remember this house, it is en route for Hogwells, I should like to visit it but have not had a chance yet. The weather is very stormy but quite fine otherwise. Glad you had a pleasant week in Co. Fermanagh. D. C. G. Craig
date & postmark unclear - Miss Craig, Claremont, Northland
Road, Londonderry, N. Ireland - Tues. a.m. Got away safely yesterday a.m. &
had lunch in Bundoran. Took picnic tea with us & got to Old Head Hotel,
Louisberg? Lonefald? house in own grounds, overlooking sea & mountains
around. Hope to go to Lenane? & tour around today. Do hope all well at home.
Spending the night here too as we like it. Hope all well. Love Mary
1960 5th September Postmark Edinburgh - Miss A. W. Craig, B.A., Claremont, Londonderry - Have had a very happy time. It seems lovely this morning. Much love E. E. G. Craig, Thanks for papers
1960 2nd September Postmark Musselburgh, Midlothian - D. C. Graham Craig, Esq., Claremont, Londonderry, N. Ireland - I took a bus tour down the High Street yesterday. It was very interesting. Mother did not come, it would have been rather tiring for her. She enjoyed R's tea party yesterday afternoon. Thanks for sending on letters. John
1960 22nd November Postmark London - Mrs. E. E. G. Craig, Claremont House, Londonderry, N. Ireland - Forum Club, I am in Harrods this morning, it was very wet earlier, after K. & I had coffee together, he left me to go to ? I am looking at shops & intend to telephone Nora? presently. Much Love, Rita
1970 3rd September Postmark Cambridge - D. C. Graham Craig, Claremont, Londonderry, N. Ireland - Arrived here after a long tiring journey. The boat is more exhausting than flying. I took a walk round this afternoon. So far I have not attended any meetings. Love John
1970 21st September Postmark London - D. C. G. Craig, Esq., Claremont, Londonderry, N. Ireland - I had a good flight over & quite an interesting meeting though long drawn out. London is tiring but there is always something of interest. Love John
1970 26th May Postmark London - D. C. G. Craig, B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N.I. - Sorry we missed you yesterday. We were quite near this exhibition so tottered round it. Very hot & crowded, furniture most interesting. Love ? Bra??? Love Annette
1958 17th February Postmark London - D. Graham Craig,
Esq., Claremont House, Londonderry, N. Ireland - Spring flowers are in bloom
here. I winder if your crocuses are in flower. How much later everything is
in Scotland. Last weekend was frightful. I have enjoyed my visit here very
much indeed. Much love Rita
1960 4th September Postmark Edinburgh - Miss A. W. Craig, B.A., Claremont, Londonderry - Much love, going out with John. Will see you later. Mums. Sat.
1945 9th June Postmark Baile Atha Cliath - D. G. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont, Londonderry, N. Ireland - I thought this card would interest you. Many many thanks for all you did for me on Wednesday. You were most useful. Everyone was so jolly and amusing. I thoroughly enjoyed the occasion. I hope it gave you all pleasure too. Hope Mother was not too tired. Cute connecting our day with Anniversary of ? day. again many thanks. Keep paper cuttings please
1970 22nd April Postmark Ambleside, Westmorland - D. G. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N. Ireland - Came over here from Carlisle where we stayed night, a pleasant hotel in the centre of the city and beside a station. The lakes & mountains looked very clear & the woods skirting? to the waters' edge made a ? scene. The missing feature was foliage & colours from bluebells, etc. rain came on as we reached here & mist clouded all/ I sent card to Roma. We are well, thanks for phone call. I was terribly rushed on Sunday. Mervyn ? maybe
1960 21st July Postmark Thurso, Caithness - D. Graham Craig, Esq., Claremont House, Londonderry, N. Ireland - I was very glad to hear that you had enjoyed your visit to P'rush. K. thought you were all looking very well, pity it was such a bad day when he was over. he was very impressed with what he saw in the garden. We visit Wick this afternoon, a lot of driving for Kenneth, so far I have done any, always in a rush from place to place. Much love, Rita
1969 24th July Postmark S. Lambeth - D. C. Graham Craig, Esq., Claremont, Londonderry, N. Ireland - We finally arrived here this p.m. Very very hot but beautiful trees. We had a good journey over though fierce rain from Derry to Belfast. Love J.
1970 28th May Postmark Brighton & Hove - D. C. G. Craig, B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N.I. - Came to see Death & the Victorian & looked over the Pavilion, very crowded but most interesting. G. P. was marvellous. Annette
1960 1st September Postmark Edinburgh - Miss A. W. Craig,
B.A., Claremont, Londonderry - Do trust you were not too tired on Tuesday
evening. Rita and self did a bit of shopping. This is a nice place to stay.
Be careful with the car and don't do much. Much love Morris??
1953 28th August Postmark Gaillimh? - John Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N. Ireland - The weather has been dry & generally sunny. This is a view of where we were on Monday & eventually had tea in cottage at Carna? We mistook our direction, we thought we should find the ?elland? Hotel. However we had tea at it yesterday. The scenery is so fine one can repeat drives? My love, Mervyn
1967 24th February Postmark Harrogate, Yorkshire - Miss A. W. Craig, Claremont, Londonderry, N. Ireland - I am tired & foot sore after a rough crossing & a ? fruitless pound round the antique shops. It is a pleasant place but one would need a car to really see ? Love John
year unclear 25th January? Postmark London - D. C. G. Craig, Esq., Claremont, Londonderry, N. Ireland - I would love to go out to Wimbledon this p.m. but have to go home. I have never seen the lawn tennis. I had a good meeting. Did ? about ? clock. John
1960 September Postmark Newcastle - D. G. C. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont, Londonderry - Many thanks for ringing. John was in good form. Yesterday was wet. Take care of yourself. John may come with me on Monday, his car is not doing well. Had no letters from you yet. Be careful. We D.V. intend going to Waringstown tomorrow. ?
1968 20th July Postmark Somerset - D. C. G. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N.I. - We are here this morning. It is rather fractious as a small child is screeching. For the first time it looks dark & overcast. Fascinating place. Love Annette
1968 19th July Postmark Bath, Somerset - Mr. D. C. G. Craig, B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N.I. - We crossed this bridge this morning. It was most exhilarating. At the moment we are in Bath Abbey. I am keeping an eye on the tombstones and am of the opinion that flat stones are probably nicest. Take good care of Bracke? Yours Annette
1967 11th August - Miss A. W. Craig, Claremont, Londonderry, N. Ireland - We left Dublin in glorious sunshine yesterday. Unfortunately the cricket weather did not continue & we had an alarming thunderstorm at Enniscorthy. Very trying sitting around watching the rain & hail. Hope things ?
1968 13th August Postmark Baile Atha Cliath - John Craig,
Esq., Claremont, Londonderry - It was very good of you to leave me to
Belfast & also to arrange for me to stay here. It is very pleasant indeed. I
had a long time to wait in a queue in Belfast and felt very tired. I have
been talking to a man about ? He holds 'Bats' & is very pleased with
1967 13th August - Miss Annette W. Craig, Claremont House, Northland Road, Londonderry, N. Ireland - We ? visiting these falls tomorrow when we visit Glen Afric? & other parts beyond Strathpeffer? We ? leaving Inverness about 10 o'c. take 2 cars & make a meal with calor gas stove. Cooking our own food saves quite a bit. We get on very well with the Harrisons ? Fivemiletown. I trust you are all well. Love Cecil Lilian
Date and Postmark unclear - Miss H. Craig, B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N. Irlanda - Thinking of you particularly in Rome. Its massive dignity is awe-inspiring to behold. Too much to see in too short a time! Threw coins in the Fountana de Trivi? to guarantee a return!! Here is more relaxing but holds little appeal for me. Regards Dympna
196? Postmark Aberdeen? - Miss A. W. Craig, B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N.I. - We are winding our way South again. Came through beautiful country. Some of the finest oaks I have seen, the yellow broom covers all slopes in such ? of colour. Passed through village of Kenmore where the B.B.C. were making a film, and along the banks of Tay? The weather is perfect. We have been having lunch along the way. love to all. Mervyn
date and postmark unclear - D. G. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N. Ireland - Had pleasant stay at Berwick-on-Tweed, came North via North Berwick. Eventually we clocked in at The George, Edinburgh at 5 p.m. It was cold coming up the coast, but sun got out and we found this place bathed in sunshine. There is a Scottish Antique fair next door. We may go to it. We saw Sir Alec's place yesterday. And the nicest of all was Wallington Hall Trevelyan. It was again. The weather has been very poor. Hope you are well. Mervyn
1967 13th August Postmark unclear - J. L. McC. Craig, Esq., B.A., Claremont House, Northland Road, Londonderry, N. Ireland - We are having a nice holiday at a spacious new caravan outside Inverness. We crossed by this ferry to the Black Isle - visiting Rosewarkie Cromarty & Dingwall, back by road. These places were very cold. There are a lot of crops - esp. wheat & barley sown here. It is a dry climate but not so much sun. Elgin seemed a nice shopping town when we saw it the other day. Love Cecil & Lilian
date unclear Postmark Shrewsbury - D. C. G. Craig, B.A., Claremont, Northland Road, Londonderry, N.I. - We arrived here early but even so there w\as a terrific amount of traffic. All pushing & jostling to get on. Please don't forget my seeds or they will be all burnt up. Also douse? plants. Love Annette
year unclear 25th July Postmark Lancaster & Morecambe - D. C. Graham Craig, Esq., Claremont, Londonderry, N. Ireland - We have had a good holiday & I think A has enjoyed it. Very tiring of course because of heat & sight seeing is exhausting. We tried to stay here last night but no rooms. love John
1967 8th August Postmark Nairn - Miss Annette W. Craig, B.A., Claremont House, Northland Road, Londonderry, N. Ireland - Spent Thursday night at Oban, Friday night at Fortwilliam & arrived Saturday evening at Inverness, where we have a new Panama Caravan, quite spacious & secluded. Visited Fort George & Battle field, Culloden today. Had 2 good sermons yesterday. One at Inverness & one at Nairn. Saw Drumnadrochit where Rev. Alex. Frazer preached. I trust Mother is well & all at home. Love Cecil & Lilian