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

        

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HOLBORN PLACE BRANCH POST OFFICE

1889

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

It was located at number 1A Holborn Place, Plymouth, in the premises of Mr Ernest Herbert Creasy, grocer.

Letters were collected at 12.20am, 9.20am, 10.40am, 12.50pm, 2.10pm, 4.30pm, 6.53pm, 7.45pm, and at 9.35pm.  There were only two collections on a Sunday, at 12.20am and at 6.35pm.

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.