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Town Datestamps

Plate 19 MR
HF
Plate 16 BG
PLate 131 KB

[MR] plate 19, cancelled with black Totness CDS
(13 June 1842)

[HF] cancelled with black Bridport CDS
(May 1843)

[BG] plate 16, cancelled with black Redruth CDS
(3 Dec 1841)

[KB] plate 131, cancelled with blue Burslem CDS
(19 Oct 1851)

Plate 24 LI

[LI] plate 24, on envelope from Dorchester to Yeovil dated 16 Aug 1842, cancelled
contrary to regulations
solely with a Dorchester CDS

CE
SK
Plate 26 CD
Plate 18 QC

[CE] cancelled with black Lyme CDS
(30 May 1842)

[SK] cancelled with
 blue Truro CDS
 

[CD] plate 26, cancelled with blue Truro CDS
(11 Feb 1845)

[QC] plate 18 cancelled with black Dorchester CDS
(26 May 1842)

Plate 35 PH
Plate 20 JE
Plate 121 GB
Plate 22 CL

[PH] plate 35, cancelled with black Pontypool Undated Circle

[JE] plate 20, cancelled with black Honiton CDS
(4 Aug 1842)

[GB] plate 121 cancelled with black Dover CDS
 

[CL] plate 22 cancelled with black Lyme CDS
 

PLate 131 JE
Plate 3 DC
FI
Plate 28 AB

[JE] plate 131, cancelled with blue Reading CDS
(19 Jun 1852)

[DC] plate 3, cancelled with blue Nottingham CDS
(16 Oct 1847)

[FI] cancelled with
black New Romney CDS

[AB] plate 28, cancelled with
 a Totness datestamp
(10 Dec 1842) [e]

OF
Plate 5 MA
NK
Plate 76 SI

[OF] cancelled with
 a blue Hawkshead
undated circle

[OF] cancelled with
 a black Wincanton datestamp
(22 December 1841)

[OF] cancelled with
 a blue Woodbridge datestamp

[SI] plate 76, cancelled with
blue Walsingham datestamps

LL

[LL] from Buckfastleigh to Wellington, dated 19 July 1842,
cancelled with a black Ashburton datestamp

QT

[QT] from Hawkshead to Ambleside, dated 30 July 1842,
cancelled with a blue Hawkshead undated circle

Plate 96 KI
Plate 75 SJ
Plate 21 TD
Plate 34 OA

[KI] plate 96, cancelled with
 a blue Bristol datestamps
(Sep 1850)

[SJ] plate 75, cancelled with
 a black Ludlow datestamp
(14 July 1848)

[TD] plate 21, cancelled with
 a black Wellington datestamp

[OA] plate 34, cancelled with
 a black Redruth datestamp
(4 March 1844)

Plate 24 LC
Plate 137 MG
Plate 157 NG-NH

[LC] plate 24, cancelled with
 a black Chard datestamp
(27 September 1842)

[MG] plate 137, cancelled with
 a blue Gorran undated circle [e]

[NG-NH] pair, plate 157, cancelled with
 black Caton undated circles

DF

[DF] from Honiton to Exter, dated 22 February 1842,
cancelled with a black Honiton datestamp

CJ

[CJ] from Honiton to Exeter, dated 13 December 1842,
cancelled with a black Honiton datestamp

Plate 84 AC
Plate 78 TJ
GJ
Plate 50 BI

[AC] plate 84, cancelled with
 blue Greenodd
undated circles

[TJ] plate 78, cancelled with
 a black Dudley datestamp
(13 January 1849)

[GJ] cancelled with
 a black Wincanton datestamp
(7 July 1842)

[BI] plate 50, cancelled with
 a black Pontypool
undated circle

CC

[CC] from Dorchester to London, dated 14 May 1842,
cancelled with a black Dorchester datestamp

Plate 56 OH

[OH] plate 56, to Snaith, dated (internally) 13 July 1845,
cancelled with a blue Snaith undated circle [e]
 

Plate  3 KF-KG
Plate 100 IH
Plate 101 IK

[KF-KG] pair, plate 3, cancelled with
 a single black Honiton datestamp
(5 September 1842)

[IH] plate 100, cancelled with
 a black undated circle

[IK] plate 101, cancelled with
 a blue datestamp of
Bridport (23 July 1850)

PlaPlate 26 HL

[HL] plate 26, from Hertford to London, dated 1 January 1843,
cancelled with two Hertford datestamps

QG

[QG] from Leyburn to West Witton, dated 10 March 1852,
cancelled on arrival with a blue West Witton undated circle

Plate 19 EI-EL

[EI-EL] strip of four, plate 19, cancelled with
two black datestamps of Dorchester (24 August 1842)

EH
KB
Plate 24 TD
Plate 31 GE

[EH] cancelled with
 a blue datestamp of
Woodbridge

[KB] cancelled with
 a black datestamp of Paignton
(16 February 1852)

[TD] plate 24, cancelled with
 a black Chard datestamp
(1842)

[GE] plate 31, cancelled with
 a black Bruton datestamp

Plate 109 NK
Plate 1b KK
RD
Plate 124

[NK] plate 109, cancelled with
 a partial blue datestamp
(_amster)

[KK] plate 1b, cancelled with
 a red Derby datestamp
(15 December 1840) [e]

[RD] cancelled with
 a black datestamp
(Kelso 27 May 1845)

[IF] plate 124, cancelled with
 a blue datestamp
(Liverpool 12 March 1852) [e]

Plate 12 EI
PE
LH
Plate 153 OG

[EI] plate 12, cancelled with
 a Shaftesbury datestamp
 

[PE] cancelled with
 a Chard datestamp
(6 October ????)

[LH] cancelled with
 a Temple-Combe UDC [e]

[OG] plate 153, cancelled with
 a red Stourbridge datestamp
(April 185?) [e]

Plate 111 BI
Plate 128 QI
Plate 109 HF
Plate 63 BG

[BI] plate 111, cancelled with
 a Brosley datestamp
(1851)

[QI] plate 128, cancelled with
 a blue Grosmont UDC

[HF] plate 109, cancelled with
 a yellow Stratford on Avon datestamp
(4 December 1850) [e]

[BG] plate 63, cancelled with
 a Chatham datestamp
(31 December 1845) [e]

Plate 44 OK

[OK] plate 44, from Kelso to Edinburgh, dated 28 May 1845,
cancelled with a black rectangular Kelso datestamp (28 May 1845)

Plate 146 OG

[OG] plate 146, from Birmingham to Redditch, dated 1 November 1852,
cancelled with a blue Birmingham datestamp (1 November 1852) [e]

Plate 12 SC
Plate 10 DE
PB

[SC] plate 12, cancelled with
 a black datestamp
(Wimborne 1 June 1842)

[DE] plate 10, cancelled with
 a black datestamp
(Ludlow)
ex Stewart

[PB] cancelled with
 a blue datestamp
(Clitheroe 30 .. 1843)

Plate 67 LC
Plate 46 TL
Plate 19 MH
Plate 160 NK

[LC] plate 67, cancelled with
 a black datestamp
(Beaminster 1846)

[TL] plate 56, cancelled with
 a black datestamp
(Chatham 24 April 1845)

[MH] plate 19, cancelled with
 a black datestamp
(Devizes)

[NK] plate 160, cancelled with
blue undated circles
(Etton)

AE
NH
Plate 23 IA
LB

[AE] cancelled with
 a blue undated circle
(Great Eccleston)

[NH] cancelled with
 a black datestamp
(Hayle)

[IA] plate 23, cancelled with
 a black datestamp
(Lyme)

[LB] cancelled with
 a black undated circle
(Mere)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Combination Cancels

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 32 LB

[LB] plate 32, on envelope dated 10 Mar 1843 from Poulton to North Meols, cancelled
contrary to regulations
by a Poulton Penny Post handstamp and then a blue Preston maltese cross.

Plate 42 KF
Plate 78 SG
Plate 2 JG
Plate 26 FC

[KF] plate 42, cancelled with black “Poulton Penny Post” and then black numeral (628 Preston) [e]

[SG] plate 78, cancelled with black mlatese cross and then black numeral (700 Sheffield). Inverted check letter S [e]

[JG] plate 2, on piece cancelled with Poulton Penny Post in black and then a red maltese cross.

[GH] plate 26, cancelled with Poulton Penny Post and then blue maltese cross.

Plate 41 JD
Plate 15 HK
Plate 57 LB

 

 

[JD] plate 41, cancelled first with a black maltese cross and then with a black numeral (530 Milnthorpe).

[HK] plate 15, cancelled with blue Haslingden Penny Post and then black maltese cross

[LB] plate 57, cancelled with
 a black “Poulton Penny Post” and then a black numeral
(628 Preston)

 

 

Plate 6 BF

[BF] plate 6, cancelled with Poulton Penny Post in black
and than with a magenta maltese cross
on entire from Poulton to Blackburn dated 15 February 1841.
Late use of red maltese cross
 

Plate 68 MA

[AH] plate 25, from Poulton to Lytham
dated 20 June 1842,
 cancelled with a Poulton Penny Post handstamp and then a blue Preston maltese cross.
 

DL

[DL] from Poulton to Carlisle, dated 4 April 1845,
cancelled first with a Poulton Penny Post in black
and then with a black numeral (628 Preston)

LF and SE

[LF and SE] two singles on entire to Lancaster (via Milnethorpe) dated 11 October 1844,
cancelled with a black maltese crosses and then black 530 numerals of Milnethorpe.

Plate 15 AF BF

[AF, BF] plate 15, from Amlwch to Derby, dated 23 September 1841,
cancelled first with Amlwch Penny Post in red and then with black Maltese crosses of Bangor [e]
 

Plate 7 KD

[KD] plate 7, from Haslingden to Blackburn, dated 22 January 1841,
cancelled with a black Haslingden Penny Post and a red Maltese cross

SL

[SL] from Sanday to Kirkwall, dated 9 November 1852,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross
and then a black Scottish numeral (207 Kirkwall) [e]

Plate 1b OK

[OK] plate 1b, from Tredegar to Southampton, dated (on arrival) 22 September 1840,
cancelled with a black undated circle of Tredegar, and
two red Maltese crosses

Plate 1b RJ

[RJ] plate 1b, local London, dated 7 November 1840,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross and “Charing Cross” straight line

Experimental black Maltese cross

Plate 5 DB-DC

[DB-DC] pair, plate 5, from London to Liverpool, dated 9 November 1840,
cancelled with red Maltese crosses and “Knightsbridge” straight line

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Penny Post Cancellations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 3 DG

[DG] plate 3, cancelled solely with Kirkham Penny Post in black
on entire from Kirkham to Manchester
 dated 2 June 1840.

AF
Plate 24 KE
Plate 48 BE

[AF] on piece, cancelled with black
Poulton Penny Post.
Part 1842 CDS on reverse.

[KE] plate 24, cancelled
solely with ”Poulton Penny Post” in black.

[BE] plate 48, cancelled with
 a black Handsworth Penny Post
“PYP | No 16” handstamp

BG

[BG] from Haslingden to Burnley dated (on arrival) 22 February 1843,
cancelled solely with a black framed Haslingden Penny Post [e]

Plate 144 OF
Plate 4 BC

[OF] plate 144, cancelled solely with
 Framed Bognor Penny Post

[BC] plate 4, cancelled solely with
 Jarrow Penny Post in red

Plate 37 HK

 

 

 

 

 

 

[HK] plate 37, cancelled with
 a blue boxed
Handsworth PyP | No15

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spoon Duplexes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 167 IG
Plate 175 EK

[IG] plate 167, on piece cancelled with black
Manchester spoon dated 18 Apr 1854 [e]

[EK] plate 175, on dated piece (30 Mar 1854)
cancelled with black Liverpool spoon.

Plate 169 RE

 

 

Plate 4 RJ-RK

[RE] plate 169, cancelled with Leeds Spoon.

 

 

[RJ-RK] pair, plate 4, cancelled
with black Leeds Spoons
(29 April 1854).

KE-KF
Plate 157 JJ

[KE-KF] pair, cancelled with
Manchester spoons, dated 20 March 1854.

[JJ] plate 157, cancelled with
blue Mullingar 345 spoon, dated 14 October 1855.

Plate 120 NH-NI
Plate 164 CJ

[NH-NI] plate 120, cancelled with
 a black spoons dated 20 April 1854
(383 Hull)

[CJ] plate 164, cancelled with
 a black Manchester spoon
(18 April 1854)

EC

[EC] from Liverpool to London, dated ,30 June 1854
cancelled with a black spoon duplex (466 Liverpool)

Plate 165 PH
Plate 169 JB

[PH] plate 165, cancelled with
 a black spoon duplex
(620 Plymouth, 15 March 1854)

[JB] plate 169, cancelled with
 a Liverpool spoon
(31 March 1854)

Plate 173 BC

[BC] plate 173, from Hull to Beverley, dated 21 April 1854,
cancelled with a black spoon duplex (383 Hull, type C)
This is the earliest recorded usage of this cancellation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 4 PE-QE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[PE-QE] vertical pair, plate 4, cancelled with
black Spoon duplexes
(Hull, 19 January 1854)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

London “Tombstone”

PLate 42 LD

[LD] plate 42 on dated piece from Newcastle to Hamburg dated 30 April 1844,
cancelled whilst in transit through London with Red “Tombstone” on 1 May 1844 [e].
 

Miscellaneous Cancels

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 3 PE
Plate 103 PK
Plate 28 RC
Plate 55 DG

[PE] plate 3, cancelled with two strikes of the oval PD
(Paid to Destination)
cancel in red.

[PK] plate 103, cancelled
solely with a black PD,
Paid to Destination

[RC] plate 28, cancelled
with a “More To Pay”
Instructional Mark

[DG] plate 55, cancelled
with a No 1 Penny
Post of Arundel

Plate 9 EI

[EI] plate 9, from Isle of Man to Newry, dated 22 January 1841,
cancelled with a handsrtruck “P1” first in red and then in black
This is the only recorded example of this handstamp used to cancel a 1d black

Plate 2 FJ-GJ

[FJ-GJ] vertical pair, plate 2, on large piece, dated 10 August 1842,
cancelled with two Exeter Bag Seals

Plate 4 PH
GE
LF
Plate 26 OG

[PH] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black More To Pay handstamp

[GE] cancelled with
 a black Boxed No 2
of Totness

[LF] cancelled with
 a “No. 3” Receiving House
mark in blue

[OG] plate 26, cancelled with
 a Liverpool diamond Late Fee
[e]

Plate 19 HF

[HF] plate 19, from Liverpool to Hamburg, dated 16 November 1842,
cancelled solely with a red boxed “Paid At | Liverpool” [e]

Also has red London Tombstone dated 17 November and arrival datestamp (21 November) on reverse
1/- in manuscript denoting the double rate - the 1d red paying the late fee
ex Durham (Alcock) 1994

This is the only recorded example of this cancellation on a 1d red
 

Plate 106 CI

[CI] plate 106, on local Hermiston (Edinburgh) letter, undated,
cancelled with a manuscript cancellation [e]

Plate 5 TK

[TK] plate 5 in red, from London to Dublin, dated 18 May 1841,
cancelled with the red scipt “Too Late” of London
Unique usage of this cancellation on a 1d red

Plate 17 AF

[AF] plate 17, from Mytholmroyd to Todmorden, dated 2 February 1842,
cancelled with a pen manuscript [e]

Plate 135 TE

[TE] plate 135, from Clara to Belfast, dated 23 June 1852,
cancelled with a black Irish numeral (131 Clara), plus

[FE] plate 131 paying the “Late Fee”,
cancelled with Late | Fee mark

This is the only recorded example of a Late Fee mark cancelling a stamp on cover.