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

        

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OLD TOWN STREET BRANCH POST OFFICE

1889

In 1889 the Old Town Street Branch Post Office was also a Money Order Office, a Savings Bank, and an Annuity and Insurance Office.

It was located at number 46 Old Town Street, where Mr Edwin Davis was the Post Master and Mrs Elizabeth Mary Davis was a baker.

Letters were collected at 12.30am, 9.40am, 11am, 1.20pm, 2.30pm, 4.55pm, 7pm, 8pm, and at 10pm.  There were only two collections on a Sunday, at 12.30am and at 7pm.

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.