Item 04: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 3 January 1917-31 December 1917 - Page 6

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Edinburgh. Went for trip down to Leith, Newhaven, & Granton. Dined twice at the Unionists Club in Princes St. Next day had a look at the Firth of Forth and its great bridge, going out to Queensferry by motor bus. In the afternoon had a good look over Edinburgh Castle and then strolled along the "histories mile" of streets to Holyrood Palace & Park having various places of interest pointed out to me in this ancient part of the town. Looked up a chap living out in Sth. Oswald St, came back to Edin. & then caught the 7 pm train for London. Arrived at Kings Cross Station next morning pretty early and went straight down to Wallington. Here I stayed for four days with friends and had quite a good time. Went up to London fairly often, visited the Tower, St Paul's Cath., Westminster Abbey & Zoo. Paid hurried visits to friends at Southall, Streatham, Clerkenwell, Kew Gardens, Sheperds Bush, Bayswater & Westminster. Had a look at a couple of shows. On Saturday evening, 20th inst. I left Wallington by the last train for London. Made an early start next

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