Great Britain - The Imperforate Issues (1840-1853)

Numeral Cancellations of Scottish Towns (Numbers 100 to 149)


 

 

This page illustrates stamps and covers that are identifiable as originating from towns allocated a barred numeral cancellation in preparation for their introduction during June/July 1844.
 

100 Dalmally

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


101 Dalry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QH

 

 

 

[QH] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(101 Dalry)

 

 

 


102 Denny

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


103 Dingwall

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GL

 

 

 

[GL] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(103 Dingwall)

 

 

 


104 Dornoch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 1 GB

 

 

 

[GB] plate 1, cancelled with black Scottish numeral (104 Dornoch).

 

 

 

HE

[HE] from Dornoch to Edinburgh, dated 11 October 1847,
cancelled with a black Scottish numeral (104 Dornoch)
 


105 Dunbeath

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


106 Douglas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


107 Doune

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


108 Dumfries

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 55 OC-OF

[OC-OF] plate 55, strip of 4, cancelled with black Scottish numerals (108 Dumfries).
 

Plate 49 HJ-HL

[HJ-HL] plate 49, pair, on entire dated 2 Apr 1845 from Dumfries to Edinburgh cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with a single black Scottish numeral (108 Dumfries).
 

DE

[DE] from Dumfries to Edinburgh dated 8 June 1843,
cancelled with black distinctive maltese cross of Dumfries.
 

Plate 20 CG-CH

[CG-CH] pair, plate 20, from Dumfries to Langholm, dated 25 March 1843,
cancelled with a single black Maltese cross
Contrary to regulations


 109 was not allocated in 1844

110 Dumbarton

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EE-EL

[EE-EL] strip of 8, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with seven Scottish black numerals (110 Dumbarton).

Plate 105 AF-AI

[AF-AI] strip of four, plate 105, cancelled with
three black Scottish numerals (110 Dumbarton)
Contrary to regulations

JD

 

 

 

 

 

 

[JD] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(110 Dumbarton)

 

 

 

 

 

 


111 Dunbar

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 89 BJ

 

 

 

[BJ] plate 89, cancelled with black Scottish numeral (111 Dunbar).

 

 

 

QB

[QB] from Dunbar to Dundee, dated 19 May 1844,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross
 


112 Dunblane

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


113 Dunfermline

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 39 QE-QG

 

 

 

 

[QE-QG] plate 39, strip of three, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with two black Scottish numerlas (113 Dunfermline).

 

 

 

 


114 Dundee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 111 NH
QJ

 

 

[NH] plate 111, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(114 Dundee)

[QJ] cancelled with
 a blue Scottish numeral
(114 Dundee)

 

 


115 Broughty Ferry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


116 Lochee

 

 

 

 

 

 

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117 Kincaldrum

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


118 Dunkeld

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 136 OL

 

 

 

[OL] plate 136, cancelled with Scottish black numeral (118 Dunkeld).

 

 

 

Plate 30 QF

[OF] plate 30, on entire from Dunkeld to Edinburgh
 dated 14 Dec 1843, cancelled
with a black Dunkeld maltese cross
 


 119 was not allocated in 1844

120 Dunning

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 41 GE

[GE] plate 41, from Dunning to Edinburgh, dated 3 September 1844
cancelled with a black Scottish numeral (120 Dunning).
 

Plate 55 EI

 

 

 

 

 

 

[EI] plate 55, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(120 Dunning)

 

 

 

 

 

 


121 Dunoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


122 Dunse

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PH-PI
SC

 

[PH-PI] pair, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with single Scottish black numeral (122 Dunse).

[SC] cancelled with black Scottish numeral (122 Dunse).

 


123 Dunvegan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 51 EA-EC
AB

 

[EA-EC] strip of three, plate 51, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (123 Dunvegan)

[AB] cancelled with
 a blue Scottish numeral
(123 Dunvegan)

 


124 Durness

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


125 Dunnett

 

 

 

 

 

 

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126 Drumnadrochit

 

 

 

 

 

 

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127 Dysart

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


128 Eaglesham

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


129 Earlston

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


130 Ecclefechan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


131 Edinburgh

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 114 EE
Plate 50 BH-BI
Plate 78 CJ

[EE] plate 114, cancelled with black Scottish numeral (131 Edinburgh)

[BH-BI] plate 50, pair, cancelled
contrary to regulations
with single black Scottish numeral (131 Edinburgh).

[CJ] plate 78, cancelled with black Scottish numeral (131 Edinburgh).

Plate 134 BI-BL

[BI-BL] plate 134, strip of 4 on piece, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with three Scottish black numerals (131 Edinburgh).

PG-PL

[PG-PL] strip of 6, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with four Scottish black numerals (131 Edinburgh).

Plate 85 KA
Plate 172 TB-TC
Plate 154 FA

[KA] plate 85, cancelled with black Scottish numeral (131 Edinburgh).

[TB-TC] pair plate 172, cancelled with black
Scottish numerals (131 Edinburgh).

[FA] plate 154, cancelled with black Scottish numeral (*131* Edinburgh outlying area).

Plate 145 DG-DK

[DG-DK] plate 145, strip of five cancelled
contrary to regulations
with four black Scottish numerals (131 Edinburgh).

JD-JE
Plate 4 KG-KH

[JD-JE] pair, cancelled with black
Scottish numerals (131 Edinburgh).

[KG-KH] pair, plate 4, cancelled
contrary to regulations
with a single black Scottish numeral
(131 Edinburgh).

Plate 3 EA-EE

[EA-EE] plate 3, strip of 5, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with three Scottish black numerals (131 Edinburgh).

Plate 3 AJ-AL
Plate 3 KG-KH

[AJ-AL] plate 3, strip of 3, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with two Scottish black numerals (131 Edinburgh).

[KG-KH] plate 3, pair, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (131 Edinburgh).

Plate 3 DA-DB
Plate 51 SH-SI

[DA-DB] plate 3, pair, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with single Scottish black numeral (131 Edinburgh).

[SH-SI] pair, plate 51 , cancelled
contrary to regulations
with a single black Scottish numeral (131 Edinburgh).

Plate 3 MB-ME

[MB-ME] plate 3, strip of four, on wrapper from Edinburgh to Melrose dated 18 October 1846, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with three Scottish black numerals (131 Edinburgh).

Plate 4 SG-SH

[SG-SH] pair plate 4, Edinburgh to London dated 14 July 1853, cancelled,
 contrary to regulations,
with a single black 131 numeral of Edinburgh.
 

Plate 3 KB-KC

[KB-KC] pair, plate 3 from Edinburgh to Glasgow dated 3 December 1845,
cancelled contrary to regulations
with a single black Scottish 131 numeral of Edinburgh.
 

LC
Plate 49 SA
Plate 3 HK
Plate 58 DJ

[LC] cancelled with black Scottish numeral (*131* Edinburgh outlying area).

[SA] plate 49, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(131 Edinburgh)

[HK] plate 3, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(131 Edinburgh)

[DJ] plate 58, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(*131* Edinburgh outlying areas)

TH-TK

[TH-TK] strip of four, from Edinburgh to Stirling, dated 16 April 1853,
cancelled with black Scottish numerals (131 Edinburgh)

GJ

[GJ] from Edinburgh to Ireland, dated 16 July 1850,
cancelled with a black Scottish numeral (131 Edinburgh)

Plate 71 IJ

[IJ] plate 71, from Corstophine to Edinburgh, dated 4 June 1847,
cancelled with a black Scottish numeral (*131* Edinburgh outlying areas)

Plate 40 SL

[SL] plate 40, on entire dated 18 May 1844 from Edinburgh to Stratford (London)
cancelled with a black maltese cross.
 

IG

[IG] on entire to from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy dated 15 May 1844,
cancelled with a black maltese cross.
 

Plate 2 Red FD

[FD] plate 2 in red, cancelled with black Edinburgh maltese cross
on entire sent within Edinburgh dated 4 September 1841.
 

Plate 3 GA

[GA] plate 3, from Edinburgh to Old Rain, dated 25 January 1844,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross (Edinburgh)

Plate 4 JG-JH
Plate 3 EB-EC

[JG-JH] pair, plate 4, cancelled with
 a single black Scottish numeral (131 Edinburgh)
Contrary to regulations

[EB-EC] plate 3, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (131 Edinburgh)

Plate 3 MC-MD
Plate 85 GJ
Plate 62 SH-TH

[MC-MD] pair, plate 3, cancelled with
 a single black Scottish numeral (131 Edinburgh)
Contrary to regulations

[GJ] plate 85, cancelled with
 a blue boxed Balerno datestamp
(4 March 1850) [e]

Plate 138 GG-GH

 

 

[GG-GH] pair, plate 138, cancelled with
 a single black Scottish numeral (131 Edinburgh)
Contrary to regulations

 

 

[SH-TH] vertical pair, plate 62, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (131 Edinburgh)

Plate 2 GD

[GD] plate 2, from Libberton to Haddington, dated 19 February 1841,
cancelled with a red Maltese cross
Late use of the red Maltese cross

Plate 44 EE

[EE] plate 41, from Edinburgh to Glasgow, dated 18 June 1844,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross
 

Plate 36 BA

[BA] plate 36, from Edinburgh to Dunfermline, dated 10 February 1844,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross (Edinburgh small centre)
 

CA
CB

[CA] on local Edinburgh wrapper, dated 23 January 1844,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross

then turned and re-addressed

[CB] on local Edinburgh wrapper, dated 24 January 1844,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross
 

CB

[MH-MK] strip of four, from Edinburgh to Newcastle, dated 31 August 1847,
cancelled with two black Scottish numerals (131 Edinburgh)
Contrary to regulations
 

Plate 106 CI

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

Plate 43 GL

[GL] plate 43, on local Edinburgh letter, dated 21 June 1844,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross

Plate 60 DI-DL

[DI-DL] strip of four, plate 60, cancelled with
 two black Scottish numerals (131 Edinburgh)
Contrary to regulations

Plate 36 GE

[GE] plate 36, from Edinburgh to Inverary, dated 3 April 1844,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross

IH

[IH] local Edinburgh dated 9 February 1844,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross


132 Eddleston

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


133 Elgin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SF

[SF] from Elgin to Edinburgh, dated 31 January 1850,
cancelled with a black Scottish numeral (133 Elgin)
Manuscript 6, in red, denotes the pre-payment, in cash, of the 6d registration fee

Plate 31 AJ

[AJ] plate 31, from Elgin to London, dated 23 August 1844,
cancelled with a black Scottish numeral (133 Elgin)

Plate 44 FD

 

 

 

 

 

 

[FD] plate 44, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(133 Elgin)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 69 QE

[QE] plate 69, from Elgin to Shempston, dated 2 December 1847,
cancelled with a black Scottish numeral (133 Elgin)


134 Ellon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 3 RA-RC

 

 

[RA-RC] strip of three, plate 3, cancelled with
two black Scottish numerals (134 Ellon)
Contrary to Regulations

 

 


135 Elie

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 83 OI NI

[OI NI] split pair, plate 83 from Elie to Isle of Wight dated 31 October 1849,
cancelled with black Scottish 135 numerals of Elie.
Then re-directed to Bath
 


136 Errol

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RK

 

 

 

[RK] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(136 Errol)

 

 

 


137 Evanton

 

 

 

 

 

 

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138 Eyemouth

 

 

 

 

 

 

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139 Falkirk

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 2 DK
Plate 63 CA-CB

 

[DK] plate 2, cancelled with black Scottish numeral (139 Falkirk).

[CA-CB] pair, plate 63, cancelled with
 a single black Scottish numeral (139 Falkirk)
Contrary to regulations

 


140 Falkland

 

 

 

 

 

 

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141 Fenwick

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 39 AK

 

 

 

[AK] plate 39, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(141 Fenwick)

 

 

 


142 Fettercairn

 

 

 

 

 

 

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143 Fochabers

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 3 OI-OJ
Plate 75 BB
Plate 4 MB

[OI-OJ] pair, plate 3, cancelled
with black Scottish numerals
(143 Fochabers).

[BB] plate 75, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(143 Fochabers)

[MB] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(143 Fochabers)


144 Forfar

 

 

 

 

 

 

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145 Forres

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 160 OH-OI
RJ

 

[OH-OI] plate 160, pair, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (145 Forres).

[RJ] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(145 Forres)

 


146 Fort Augustus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


147 Fortrose

 

 

 

 

 

 

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148 Fort William

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GC-GF

[GC-GF] strip of 4, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with three Scottish black numerals (148 Fort William).

Plate 75 CA
Plate 69 II

 

 

[CA] plate 75, cancelled with black Scottish numeral (148 Fort William).

[II] plate 69, on dated piece cancelled with
blue Scottish numeral (148 Fort William).

 

 


149 Fort George

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :