Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
Postcard: The Pig and Whistle - English Inns Limited


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
The Pig and Whistle Inn was previously named the Lexena Inn. It was located on Highway #2 at Bronte, 17 miles east of Hamilton. There are several other postcard views of the Inn in this database but this one has the written message and postmarks to add interest.
Notes:
The stamp is Canada, 2 cents with King George V in the uniform of the Admiral of the Fleet which stamp was reissued until 1928.
Inscriptions:
Commercial print on the postcard front: "The Pig and Whistle - English Inns Limited - Lake Shore Highway, near Bronte Ontario Grounds and Cottages".
Commercial print on the back: "POST CARD", "This space may be used for Communication", "The Address to be written here".
The post mark reads "TORONTO Sep. 9 10:30 PM 42? ONTARIO". The stamp cancellation reads, "ROYAL WINTER FAIR TORONTO NOV.20TH-28TH 1929".
The card is addressed to Mrs. Curtis, 509 Waterside Chesham, Nr London England. Dear Edith, Hope you are all fine and getting along alright Annie and myself are very well Just had my week holiday Your aff[ectionate] Brother Leonard
Date of Publication:
1929
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
The Pig and Whistle English Inns Limited Lexena Inn
Local identifier:
TTACL00097
Collection:
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.40011 Longitude: -79.71632
Donor:
Ross and Margaret Wark
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
The Pig and Whistle - English Inns Limited
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Postcard: The Pig and Whistle - English Inns Limited


The Pig and Whistle Inn was previously named the Lexena Inn. It was located on Highway #2 at Bronte, 17 miles east of Hamilton. There are several other postcard views of the Inn in this database but this one has the written message and postmarks to add interest.