OLD PLYMOUTH . UK
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  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: May 06, 2020
Webpage updated: May 07, 2020

        

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YORK STREET BRANCH POST OFFICE

1852

The York Street Branch Post Office was the first of many to be opened in Plymouth.  Opened in 1852, it was located at the York Street Medical Hall of Mr J Wilmot.

1889

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

It was located at number 33 York Street, Plymouth, in the premises belonging to Mr Henry Howard Martin, baker.

Letters were collected at 12.20am, 7.20am, 9.30am, 10.55am, 1.05pm, 2.30pm, 4.45pm, 6.50pm, 7.50pm, and at 9.45pm.  There were only two collections on a Sunday, at 12.20am and at 6.50pm.

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.