Great Britain - The Imperforate Issues (1840-1853)

Numeral Cancellations of Scottish Towns (Numbers 200 to 249)


 

 

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.
 

200 Kingussie

 

 

 

 

 

 

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201 Kintore

 

 

 

 

 

 

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202 Kilsyth

 

 

 

 

 

 

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203 Kilmarnock

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AE

 

 

 

[AE]  cancelled
with black Scottish numeral
(203 Kilmarnock).

 

 

 


204 Kincardine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 60 RF

 

 

 

[RF] plate 60, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(204 Kincardine)

 

 

 


205 Kinghorn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


206 Kinross

 

 

 

 

 

 

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207 Kirkwall

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 118 OG-OJ

[OG-OJ] plate 118, strip of 4, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with two Scottish black numerals (207 Kirkwall).

Plate 4 AD
Plate 4 JI-JJ
JG

[AD] plate 4, cancelled with black Scottish numeral
(207 Kirkwall Orkney)

[JI-JJ] plate 4 pair, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with single Scottish black numeral (207 Kirkwall).
 

[JG] cancelled with black Scottish numeral (207 Kirkwall).

Plate 92 EE-EH

[EE-EH] strip of four, plate 92, cancelled with
two black Scottish numerals (207 Kirkwall)
Contrary to regulations

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]


208 Kippen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


209 Kirkcudbrught

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 58 RA
SL

 

 

[RA] plate 58, cancelled
with black Scottish numeral
(209 Kirkcubright).

[SL] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(209 Kirkudbright)

 

 


210 Kirkcaldy

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 36 AD
Plate 68 CJ

 

 

[AD] cancelled with black Scottish numeral (210 Kirkcaldy).

[CJ] plate 68, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(210 Kirkcaldy)

 

 


211 Kirkintulloch

 

 

 

 

 

 

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212 Kirriemuir

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AF
GC-GD

 

[AF] cancelled
with black Scottish numeral
(212 Kirriemuir).

[GC-GD] pair, cancelled with
 black Scottish numerals (212 Kirriemuir)

 


213 Kirkmichael

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


214 Kincardine O’Neil

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 99 FE-FF
RH-RI

[FE-FF] plate 99, pair, cancelled
with black Scottish numerals
 (214 Kincardine O’Neil).

[RH-RI] pair, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (214 Kincardine O’Neil)

Plate 75 JE-JF

 

 

 

 

[JE-JF] pair, plate 75, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (214 Kincardine O’Neil)

 

 

 

 


215 Lanark

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 85 FC-FD
TB

 

[FC-FD] pair plate 85, cancelled with
 black Scottish numerals (215 Lanark).

[TB] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(215 Lanark)

 


216 Langholm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


217 Largs

 

 

 

 

 

 

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KF

[KF] from Largs to Renfrew, dated 17 August 1846,
cancelled with a black Scottish numeral (217 Largs)

OD

 

 

 

 

 

 

[OD] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(217 Largs)

 

 

 

 

 

 


218 Lauder

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


219 Laurencekirk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TK

 

 

 

[TK] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(219 Laurencekirk)

 

 

 


220 Leadhills

 

 

 

 

 

 

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221 Leith

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 4 NG-NI

[NG-NI] strip of three, plate 4, from Leith to Edinburgh dated 28 May 1852, cancelled
 contrary to regulations
with two black Scottish numerals (221 Leith).
 

LF-LG
Plate 94 LD-LE

[LF-LG] pair on piece, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with single Scottish black numeral (221 Leith).

[LD-LE] plate 94, cancelled with
 a single black Scottish numeral (221 Leith)
Contrary to regulations


222 Leithlumsden

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 93 PA

 

 

 

[PA] plate 93, cancelled with
 a blue Scottish numeral
(222 Leitlumsden)

 

 

 


223 Lerwick

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NI

 

 

 

[NI] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(223 Lerwick)

 

 

 


224 Lynwilg

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 4 HC-HF

[HC-HF] plate 4, strip of four (deep full blue), cancelled
with four black Scottish numerals (224 Lynwilg).


225 Laggan

 

 

 

 

 

 

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226 Lochcarron

 

 

 

 

 

 

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227 Lochearnhead

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


228 Lesmahagow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MB
FA

 

 

[MB] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(228 Lesmahagow)

[FA] cancelled with
 a blue Scottish numeral
(228 Lesmaghow)

 

 


229 Leven

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MA

 

 

 

[MA] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(229 Leven)

 

 

 


230 Linlithgow

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 55 EE-EF

 

 

[EE-EF] pair, plate 55, cancelled with
 a single black Scottish numeral (230 Linlithgow)
Contrary to regulations
 

 

 

Plate 5 DC

[DC] plate 5, from Linlithgow to Hamilton dated 13 February 1841,
cancelled with a red Maltese cross
Late use of the red Maltese cross
 


231 Lochalsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

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232 Lochgilphead

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 149 SL SJ

[SL and SJ] two singles, plate 149, from Lochgilphed to London, dated 25 October 1852,
cancelled with blue Scottish numerals (232 Lochgilphed)


233 Lockerby

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 54 GH

 

 

 

[GH] plate 54, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(233 Lockerby)

 

 

 


234 Lochmaddy

 

 

 

 

 

 

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235 Lochmaben

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 69 DE-DH

[DE-DH] strip of four, plate 69, cancelled with
 black Scottish numerals (235 Lochmaben)

Plate 76 KI-KL

[KI-KL] plate 76, cancelled with
three black Scottish numerals (235 Lochmaben)
Contrary to regulations


236 Lochinver

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 86 AK-BL
Plate 73 TG-TH

[AK-BL] plate 86, block of 4, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (236 Lochinver).

[TG-TH] pair, plate 73, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (236 Lochinver)


237 Lairg

 

 

 

 

 

 

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238 Longhope

 

 

 

 

 

 

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239 Luss

 

 

 

 

 

 

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240 Lybster

 

 

 

 

 

 

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241 Markinch

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CK

[CK] from Kennoway to Glammis dated 9 February 1844,
cancelled with a black maltese cross.
 

GK

 

 

 

 

 

 

[GK] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(241 Markinch)

 

 

 

 

 

 


242 Mauchline

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 79 RL
Plate 94 RI-RK

[RK-RL] pair, plate 79, cancelled
contrary to regulations
with a single black Scottish numeral (242 Mauchline).

[RI-RK] strip of three, plate 94, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (242 Mauchline)

CC-CF

[CC-CF] strip of four, cancelled with
three black Scottish numerals (242 Mauchline)
Contrary to regulations
 


243 Maybole

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 56 LO
Plate 76 HG
Plate 4 TH-TI

[LD] plate 56, cancelled
with black Scottish numeral
(243 Maybole).

[HG] plate 76, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(243 Maybole)

[TH-TI] pair, plate 4, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals
(243 Maybole)


244 Melrose

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BD
PE

 

 

[BD] cancelled
with black Scottish numeral
(244 Melrose).

[PE] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(244 Melrose)

 

 


245 Meigle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FA

 

 

 

[FA] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(245 Meigle)

 

 

 


246 Melvich

 

 

 

 

 

 

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247 Mey

 

 

 

 

 

 

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248 Mintlaw

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plate 165 LA

[LA] plate 165, on entire to Mintlaw dated 6 April 1854,
cancelled with a black Scottish 248 numeral of Mintlaw.
 


249 Methlic

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :