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Great Britain post roads, post towns and postal rates 1635-1839.

Alan William Robertson

Great Britain post roads, post towns and postal rates 1635-1839.

by Alan William Robertson

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Published by A.W.Robertson in Pinner, Middlesex .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination62p. :
Number of Pages62
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Open LibraryOL18199952M

Prior to the first France-USA postal treaty in April , packet mail between the two countries was exchanged principally via Great Britain (GB), and was facilitated by the , and postal treaties between France and GB. USA-GB treaties and changing inland postages also affected rates. In this article, taken from The Ludgate Magazine (London, ), we have a veritable feast for collectors of is certainly unusual to see the operations of travelling post offices in the nineteenth century. The postal system of the country may be taken as part and parcel of the railway, for the G.P.O. would indeed be a shortlived institution should it ever strive for indepenence.

Post Office Dept: Letter from the Post-Master General, accompanied with a report relative to post roads within the United States, which have not produced one third part of the expense of carrying the mail upon the said roads, during the last year, January 7, , read and referred to the Committee on post-office and post-roads. such as postal rates to (or from) the United Kingdom, finding British addresses, British postcodes, etc. When mailing an envelope or postcard, leave at least the bottom 16 .

New Books published by : Canada: Canada Domestic and International Postal Rates and Fees has been issued. The price is US$, plus shipping. Ordering information. Great Britain: Great Britain Postal Rates has been issued. The price is US$, plus shipping. Postal Cards Picture Post Cards: Postage Due Postal Stationery Patriotics Prisoner of War Registered Seals and Labels Stampless Special Delivery Wrappers Zeppelin: Search for something specific in Great Britain. This is a literal text search. It is useful to find listings from a particular town. It is not useful for every potential interest.


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'GREAT BRITAIN POST ROADS POST TOWNS AND POSTAL RATES ' BY ALAN ROBERTSON. A good copy of the hardback in larger format (62 pages), some weakness to spine, slight soiling to front cover and ex Libris, however, superb content on the British Post Office with maps of the main routes, mileage mark numbers and very post towns and postal rates 1635-1839.

book to use postal rate tables. Essential reference. Beckenham: The Postal History Society, pp. Alan W. ROBERTSON, Great Britain, Post Roads, Post Towns and Postal Rates, Pinner: Alan W. Robertson, 64pp. David ROBINSON, For the Port & Carriage of Letters: A Practical Guide to the Inland and Foreign Postage Rates of the British Isles to David Robinson (Scotland.

Letter Rates 2d blues x 6 - seventh step 1s rate for oz from Uniform Penny Postage was introduced on 10th January after a short test of the principle of charging by weight at a 4d rate.

A "letter" essentially meant anything that did not meet the special conditions for some other class of mail, and with only the overall postal restrictions on content.

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This is a list of post towns in the United Kingdom and Crown dependencies, sorted by the postcode area (the first part of the outward code of a postcode).For more information, see the post town tructure: Delivery office, Mail centres, Integrated. We had never heard of this place, and it does not appear in the reference book by Alan W.

Robertson, ‘Great Britain Post Roads Post Towns and Postal Rates ’ but it is in our Readers Digest atlas of Great Britain, illustrated here. Great Britain Post Roads Post Towns and Postal Rates – – Alan Robertson – Page 45 The Local Posts of London – – George Brumell Gray’s New Book of Roads – The Tourist and Traveller’s Guide to the Roads of England and Wales and part of Scotland – Great Britain, 49 pages, British Postal Rates by O.R.

Sanford and Denis Salt Comprehensive, Domestic and International rates. This journal covers his trip through New England and the South as Surveyor of Post Roads for His Majesty's Post, Howes F reprint of book. The four main post roads ran between London, Dover, Plymouth, and Edinburgh with Bristol and Yarmouth being added by the end of the century.

Letters sent through the public postal service could travel only over these routes. This meant that a letter sent from Yarmouth to Edinburgh would have to travel through London. Henry VIII created the Royal Mail inappointing Brian Tuke as "Master of the Postes", while Elizabeth I appointed Thomas Randolph as "Chief Postmaster".

Under Thomas Witherings, chief postmaster under Charles I, the Royal Mail was made available to the public (), with a regular system of post roads, houses, and this time through to the postal reforms of –.

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Track your post and parcels, buy stamps and learn about Standard, Registered and Express Post services as well as An Post's international delivery options.Alan W Robertson, 'Great Britain Post Roads Post Towns & Postal Rates ' Willcocks & Jay, 'The British County Catalogue of Postal History — London' Edmund Vale, 'The Mail-Coach Men of the late 18th Century' In addition, I am indebted to contacts in Britain — Mark Harris, Val Wilson and Judy Olsen for background information.

From toEngland also had numerous private posts to carry letters between towns and manor houses. Rates could vary from 1/2d to 1d or more for delivery. From on, local delivery standardized at 1d per letter and post towns began to use the stamp P.P. for Penny Post.