Dating ads in newspapers london
If you’re looking to post a personal ad and in need of some inspiration, I’ve listed a few of my favorite advertisements here for your viewing pleasure.
These advertisements didn’t always lead to happy endings, unfortunately.
——————————————————————————– ¹For a bit of reading on the topic, see: Pollard, A. “New Year’s Day and Leap Year in English History.” “To Ladies of Refinement, 17 to 25 years of age: I can introduce you to a fine-looking gentleman, who is rich, middle-aged, and whose reputation is par excellence; everything strictly confidential.
59 - Greenwich, London I am a happy & busy person who enjoys life with a passion for music and the arts I like to get to know other people and share experiences.
Newspapers of the time are riddled with unsatisfied customers and jilted respondents.
Take for instance, this woman: Her hopes of snagging a wealthy husband (or at least one who can pay the bills) seem to have backfired after the nuptials were read.
Needless to say, any advertisements at all with the subject of marriage often scandalized the older members of the community of newspaper readers.