Great Britain - The Imperforate Issues (1840-1853)

Numeral Cancellations of Scottish Towns (Numbers 150 to 199)


 

 

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

150 Fraserburgh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AK

 

 

 

[AK] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(150 Fraserburgh)

 

 

 


151 Fushie Bridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SG

 

 

 

[SG] cancelled
with black Scottish numeral
 (151 Fushiebridge).

 

 

 


152 Finhaven

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


153 Farr

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


154 Fyvie

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


155 Galashiels

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 7 GA

[GA] plate 7, from Galashiels to Edinburgh dated 16 February 1841,
cancelled with a red maltese cross.

Late use of red maltese cross
 

MD
MI

 

 

 

 

[MD] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(155 Galashiels)

[MI] cancelled with
 a blue-black Scottish numeral
(155 Galashiels)

 

 

 

 


156 Garlieston

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


157 Gatehouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


158 Girvan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


159 Glasgow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 149 NI-NL

[NI-NL] plate 149, strip of 4, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (159 Glasgow).
 

Plate 34 EH
Plate 3 GA Plate 90 EG
CH

[EH] plate 34, cancelled with
black Scottish numeral
(159 Glasgow)

[GA] plate 3 and [EG] plate 90 on piece, cancelled
contrary to regulations
with a single black Scottish numeral (159 Glasgow).

[CH] cancelled with
black Scottish numeral
(159 Glasgow)

DH

[DH] from Glasgow to Paisley dated 20 June 1844,
cancelled with black Scottish 159 numeral of Glasgow.

This is the second day of use of the numeral cancellation in Glasgow.
One cover dated 19 June and a second dated 20 June are known.
 

Plate 106 RB-RD
Plate 113 AG-AH

[RB-RD] strip of three, plate 106, cancelled
contrary to regulations
with two black Scottish numerals
(159 Glasgow).

[AG-AH] plate 113, pair, cancelled
contrary to regulations
with a single black Scottish numeral (159 Glasgow).

Plate 144 EF-FI

[EF-FI] block of eight, plate 144, cancelled with
  black Scottish numerals (159 Glasgow)
 

JE

[JE] on entire to from Glasgow to Edinburgh dated 1 June 1844,
cancelled with a black maltese cross.
 

EI

[EI] on entire from Glasgow to Edinburgh dated 12 June 1844,
cancelled with a black maltese cross.
 

Plate 87 NB Plate 101 PH
Plate 3 RD-RE

[NB] plate 87 and [PH] plate 101, cancelled with
 a single black Scottish numeral (159 Glasgow)
Contrary to Regulations

[KD-KE] pair, plate 3, cancelled with
 a single black Scottish numeral (159 Glasgow)
Contrary to Regulations

Plate 21 FK-FL

[FK-FL] pair, plate 21, from Glasgow to Ireland, dated 6 July 1842,
cancelled with black Maltese crosses
 

Plate 18 DE

[DE] plate 18, from Glasgow (Old Kilpatrick) to Haddington, dated 25 July 1842,
cancelled with a brownish “watery” Maltese cross
Reverse has Number 27 Receiving office of Old Kilpatrick
 

LD-LF and FK

[LD-LF] plate 4 plus [FK], local Glasgow parliamentary notice, dated 1 December 1852,
cancelled with three black Scottish numerals (159 Glasgow)
Contrary to regulations
 


160 Glenluce

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


161 Grangemouth

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BD

 

 

 

[BD] cancelled with black Scottish numeral (161 Grangemouth).

 

 

 


162 Greenlaw

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ID

[ID] from Greenlaw to York dated 4 September 1849,
cancelled with a blue Scottish numeral (162 Greenlaw).
 


163 Greenock

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 57 TF
Plate 54 KE
Plate 27 IF
Plate 12 SD

[TF] plate 57, cancelled
with black Scottish numeral
(163 Greenock).

[KE] plate 54, cancelled
with black Scottish numeral
(163 Greenock).

[IF] plate 27, cancelled with
a black Maltese cross
Greenock

[SD] plate 12, cancelled with
a black Maltese cross
of  Greenock

Plate 24 FA-FD

[FA-FD] plate 24, strip of four, cancelled with
black Maltese croses of Greenock

Plate 15 CF

 

 

 

 

 

 

[CF] plate 15, cancelled with
a black Maltese cross
of Greenock

 

 

 

 

 

 

CJ LF

[CJ and LF] from Greenock to Edinburgh, dated 14 March 1844,
cancelled with black distinctive Maltese crosses of Greenock

EB

[EB] from Greenock to Paisley, dated 23 November 1843,
cancelled with the distinctive Maltese cross of Greenock


164 Glenlivet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


165 Glamis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 4 EI-EL

[EI-EL] strip of four, plate 4, cancelled with
blue Scottish numerals (165 Glamis)
 


166 Grantown

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GB

 

 

 

[GB] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(166 Grantown)

 

 

 


167 Golspie

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


168 Bora

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 169 was not allocated in 1844

170 Glenmorriston

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


171 Haddington

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 135 KL
Plate 96 EA-EB
Plate 142 JB

[KL] plate 135, cancelled
with black Scottish numeral
(171 Haddington).

[EA-EB] pair, plate 96, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (171 Haddington).
 

[JB] plate 142, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(171 Haddington)


172 Halkirk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


173 Hamilton

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QF

 

 

 

[QF] cancelled with black Scottish numeral
(173 Hamilton)

 

 

 


174 Hawick

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 164 OB

[OB] plate 164, from Hawick to Edinburgh dated 24 February 1854,
cancelled with black Scottish 174 numeral of Hawick.
 

RK
TD

 

 

 

 

[RK] cancelled with black Scottish numeral (174 Hawick).

[TD] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(174 Hawick)

 

 

 

 


175 Helmsdale

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


176 Helensburgh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


177 Harris

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


178 Huntly

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 67 JF
Plate 74 FE
Plate 152 ED-EE

[JF] plate 67, cancelled with black Scottish numeral
(178 Huntly)

[FE] plate 74, cancelled
with black Scottish numeral
(178 Huntly).

[ED-=EE] pair, plate 152, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (178 Huntly).

GJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

[GJ] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(178 Huntly)

 

 

 

 

 

 


179 Holytown

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NC

 

 

 

[NC] cancelled with
 a blue-black Scottish numeral
(179 Holytown)

 

 

 


180 Huna

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


181 Inverary

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 52 TF-TG

 

 

[TF-TG] pair, plate 52, cancelled with
 black Scottish numerals (181 Inverary)

 

 


182 Inverkeithing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


183 Inverness

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CB

 

 

 

[CB] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(183 Inverness)

 

 

 


184 Inchture

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


185 Invergordon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 94 BA-BB
BF

 

[BA-BB] plate 94, pair on dated piece, cancelled with
blue Scottish numerals (185 Invergordon).

[BF] cancelled with
 a green-black Scottish numeral
(185 Invergordon)

 


186 Irvine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 72 NG-NH
CG-CH

[NG-NH] plate 72, pair, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with single Scottish black numeral (186 Irvine).

Plate 108 PA PH

[PA plate 106 and PH plate 108] on piece, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with single Scotish black numeral (186 Irvine).

Plate 86 SJ
Plate 90 DF

[SJ] plate 86, cancelled with blue Scottish numeral (186 Irvine).

[DF] plate 90, cancelled with blue Scottish numeral (186 Irvine).

[CG-CH] pair on dated piece
(30 March 1850), cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with single Scottish blue numeral (186 Irvine).

LA-LD

[LA-LD] strip of 4, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with two Scottish black numerals (186 Irvine).

Plate 87 CD
Plate 90 NC
plate 52 QD

 

 

[CD] plate 87, cancelled with blue Scottish numeral (186 Irvine).

[NC] plate 90, cancelled with blue Scottish numeral (186 Irvine).

[QD] plate 52, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(186 Irvine)

 

 


187 Jedburgh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AJ
CL

 

 

[AJ] cancelled with black Scottish numeral (187 Jedburgh).

[CL] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(187 Jedburgh)

 

 


188 Johnstone

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 53 HL

[HL] plate 53, from Johnstone to Glasgow, dated 11 January 1845,
cancelled with a black Scottish numeral (188 Johnstone)
Marginal copy with full deckled edge

KC
DE

 

 

 

 

[KC] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(188 Johnstone)

[DE] cancelled with
 a blue Scottish numeral
(188 Johnstone)

 

 

 

 

CB

[LG] plate 86, from Johnstone to Helensburgh, dated 22 October 1849,
cancelled with a blue Scottish numeral (188 Johnstone)
 


 189 was not allocated in 1844

190 Jura

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 191 was not allocated in 1844

192 Keith

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 3 BJ
EK
plate 62 LE

 

[BJ] plate 3, cancelled with
black Scottish numeral (192 Keith).

[EK] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(192 Keith)

[LE] plate 62, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(192 Keith)

 


193 Kelso

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 69 RC
Plate 64 ME
Plate 20 HA
Plate 19 DC

[RC] plate 69, cancelled
with black Scottish numeral
(193 Kelso).

[ME] plate 64, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(193 Kelso)

[HA] plate 20, cancelled with
 a black Maltese cross
(Kelso) [e]

[DC] plate 19, cancelled with
a black Maltese cross
of Kelso

Plate 37 GF
Plate 2 OB
PL
Plate 68 CC

[GF] plate 37, cancelled with
a black Maltese cross
of Kelso

[OB] plate 2, cancelled with
black Maltese crosses
of Kelso

[PL] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(193 Kelso)

[CC] plate 68, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(193 Kelso)

RD

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 44 OK

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


194 Keith Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 48 MD

 

 

 

[MD] plate 48, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(194 Keith Hall)

 

 

 


195 Kettle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 60 PE
Plate 76 PI

 

 

[PE] cancelled with
olive-yellow Scottish numeral (195 Kettle).

[PI] plate 76, cancelled
with a blue/black (mixed inks) Scottish numeral
(195 Kettle).

 

 


196 Kenmore

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 74 HA-HD

[HA-HD] strip of four, plate 74, cancelled with
 black Scottish numerals (196 Kenmure)


197 Kennoway

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


198 Killin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 139 CK-CL

 

 

[CK-CL] pair, plate 139, cancelled with
 a single black Scottish numeral (198 Killin)
Contrary to Regulations

 

 


 199 was not allocated in 1844