Building    From 1794  To 1834

Westminster penny post

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Westminster office of the penny post and then the two-penny post. The first office of the penny post in London that ran in a dedicated building rather than within a stationer or other business. This was a sorting office and also members of the public could come here to send and collect letters. We wonder how long they had to queue back then?

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Westminster penny post

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Penny post - Westminster

City of Westminster This building was the site of the Westminster office of ...

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Hay's Wharf

Hay's Wharf

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7 memorials
Caledonian Market

Caledonian Market

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1 memorial
Lord Wandsworth

Lord Wandsworth

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Person, Benefactor, Commerce, Politics & Administration

2 memorials
Devil Tavern

Devil Tavern

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Building, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink

1 memorial