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

        

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MILLBAY BRANCH POST OFFICE

1889

In 1889 the Millbay 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 26 Millbay Road, Plymouth, where Mr Henry Roberts also ran the Millbay Laundry, Cleaning and Dyeing Company Limited.

Letters were collected at 9.30am, 10.50am, 1pm, 2.20pm, 4.40pm, 6.50pm, 7.55pm, 9.40pm, and at 11.50pm.  There were only two collections on a Sunday, at 6.50pm and at 11.50pm.

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.