OLD PLYMOUTH . UK
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  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: May 06, 2020
Webpage updated: May 06, 2020

        

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DEPTFORD PLACE BRANCH POST OFFICE

1889

In 1889 the Deptford Place Branch Post Office was also a Money Order Office, a Savings Bank, and an Annuity and Insurance Office.

It was located  at number 7 Deptford Place, Plymouth, in the premises where Mrs Loveday Tratt carried on the business of stationer.  Her husband, Mr William Henry Tratt, was the Post Master.

Letters were collected at 9.30am, 10.50am, 1.10pm, 2.20pm, 4.40pm, 6.50pm, 7.55pm, 9.40pm and at 11.30pm.  There were only two collections on a Sunday, at 6.50pm and at 11.30pm.

Delivery of letters from the General Post Office at Westwell Street, Plymouth, commenced at 7am and then at 11.40am, 3.10pm, 5.40pm and 8.45pm.  On Sundays, Christmas Day, Good Friday and Bank Holidays only the first delivery was made.