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Penny Post Penny Post

Plaque: Penny Post

Erection date: 20/11/1890

Inscription

This stone was laid by the Right Honourable Henry Cecil Raikes, M. P., Her Majesty's Postmaster General, on the 20th of November, 1890, the jubilee year of uniform inland penny postage.

Site: Penny Post (1 memorial)

EC1, Aldersgate Street, 1

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Penny post (jubilee of)

From January 1840 letters could be sent anywhere in the UK for one penny. Fro...

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Henry Cecil Raikes

MP, Postmaster General, in 1886 - 91. One of the first British politicians ...

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