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Post Office, Newcastle, 1855

Extract from: History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland...Whellan, William, & Co, 1855.


CHARLES HEADLAM, Esq., Postmaster.


No despatch to the North on Sunday nights.

There is a General Delivery; by the Letter Carriers, at 8 50 a.m. and 6 30 p.m.

ON SUNDAYS - The Town Deliveries are at the Letter Carriers' Window from 8 30 till 10 a.m. The Town Receiving Houses, at Barras Bridge, Westgate, St. Ann's and Quayside, are cleared twice each day (except Sunday), at 4 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Money Order Office open every day (except Sunday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; fee on sums not exceeding £2. 3d.; exceeding £2 and not exceeding £5. 6d.

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