Worthing Jean sends a December postcard to her Nantes namesake

A view of Heene Road in about 1910, with the turreted No. 84 just right of centre and Nos. 82 to 76 on the right. Just visible on the lower right is the credit: Photo  Worthing Portrait Co. Published by R B W. These are two famous names in the history of early Worthing postcards. The Worthing Portrait Company, located at 4, Railway Approach, not only published its own postcards but also provided photographs for various other publishers, in this case the stationers and booksellers Ramsden Brothers, which at that time traded from 7, The Broadway. The W in R B W stood for Worthing

A view of Heene Road in about 1910, with the turreted No. 84 just right of centre and Nos. 82 to 76 on the right. Just visible on the lower right is the credit: Photo  Worthing Portrait Co. Published by R B W. These are two famous names in the history of early Worthing postcards. The Worthing Portrait Company, located at 4, Railway Approach, not only published its own postcards but also provided photographs for various other publishers, in this case the stationers and booksellers Ramsden Brothers, which at that time traded from 7, The Broadway. The W in R B W stood for Worthing

In the latest in his series of articles about postcards from Worthing, author Antony Edmonds takes a look at one taken in Heen Road.

The postcard was sent over a century ago by Jean Bellamy to Jean Dombre, who lived in Nantes, in western France.

---

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage

2) Like our Facebook page

3) Follow us on Twitter

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

Always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.