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

        

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UNION STREET BRANCH POST OFFICE

1878

In 1878 the Union Street Branch Post Office, then known as a "Receiving Office", was at number 184 Union Street, Plymouth, where tailor and outfitter, Mrs Ellen Pascoe, was also the Receiver or Post Mistress.  It was also a Money Order Office, a Savings Bank and a Telegraph Office.

The Letter Box was cleared at 7.40am, 9.35am, 1.10pm, 4.50pm, 5.35pm, 6.15pm and at 9.15pm.  No different times were listed for Sundays.

1889

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

Itwas located at number 184 Union Street, Plymouth, where the Post Mistress was Miss Ellen Pascoe.

Letters were collected at 12.05am, 7.35am, 9.40am, 11am, 1.15pm, 2.30pm, 4.55pm, 7pm, 8pm, and at 9.55pm.  There were only two collections on a Sunday, at 12.05am 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.