By the late a unique system of mail dispatch had developed on the remote Scottish islands of St Kilda.
One of the most popular items in our collection is this sick note issued for a horse in "Mr T C Poppleton's horse of The Post Office is suffering from sore shoulders and unable to perform his official duties" the note reads.
Greenbat mail train used on Mail Rail, AKA the Post Office Railway, the driverless electric railway system that moved post under the streets of London for more than 75 years.
Travelling Post Office bag apparatus. (POST 118/5744)
Map of Dover showing bombed spots.
A postman delivers mail to cottages in North Street in Brighstone, Isle of Wight,
Postman delivering mail at Greenock, Scotland, 1938 (by British Postal Museum & Archive)
A parcel delivery to Pilkington Glass at St. Helens, Merseyside, one of Parcelforce’s major contract customers. Image used in The Post Office Reports and Accounts,
The job of a Postman is very holy and demanding. He is an important and responsible public servant because he distributes good news among the people.