Thursday, 11 October 2012

The Village Maid and the Uncommon Handsome Highwayman

or The Secret of the Silver Horseshoe
A Romantic Picture Story of the Old Dover Road


An earlier post featured a story from the 1957 School Friend Annual, bought in my quest for comics to entertain my eight year old daughter. This story is from the annual of the year before, and Peggy, who loves dressing up, enjoyed it greatly.

’Twas on a summer’s evening in the year 1754, when a fair-haired village maid lingered for a moment at the gates of Elmswood Grange, in Kent - -






Read the whole story, through to the ‘happy ever after’ ending, below the fold.



Click each page to enlarge.









The book doesn’t give any writing or art credit.

Published by The Amalgamated Press Limited, The Fleetway House, Farringdon Street, London.

1 comment:

jams o donnell said...

A delightful tale Kellie. It's certainly form a long gone era