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Thursday, 18 December 2008

Red letter day in post riddle

A woman has come forward to claim a mystery letter delivered 89 years after it was posted.(see previous blog entry Mystery letter turns up after 89 years)

Stella Pontin, 85, of Portland Road, Wyke Regis is the daughter of Percival Bateman, to whom the item, dated November 29, 1919, was addressed.

Mrs Pontin said she was surprised and intrigued to hear that the letter had been delivered to Basil Towers guesthouse in Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Thursday 18th December 2008

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