Great Britain - The Imperforate Issues (1840-1853)

Numeral Cancellations of Scottish Towns (Numbers 50 to 99)


 

 

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.
 

50 Bogroy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FI-FJ

 

 

[FI-FJ] two singles, cancelled with
blue-black Scottish numerals (50 Bogroy)

 

 


51 Blackburn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


52 Borrowstouness

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AJ
Plate 51 EH

 

 

[AJ] cancelled with black Scottish numeral (52 Boness).

[EH] plate 51, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(52 Borrowstouness)

 

 


53 Bowmore

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


54 Braco

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


55 Blackhillock

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


56 Braemar

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


57 Brechin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


58 Edzell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


59 Broadford

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 56 TE

 

 

 

[TE] plate 56, cancelled with black Scottish numeral (59 Broadford).

 

 

 


60 Bridge of Earn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 85 DL
RC

 

 

[DL] plate 85, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(60 Bridge of Earn)

[RC] cancelled with
 a blue-black Scottish numeral
(60 Bridge of Earn)

 

 


61 Buckie

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


62 Burntisland

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


63 Brucklaw

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


64 Callander

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


65 Cambeltown

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SI

[SI] from Cambeltown to Inverary, dated 5 October 1849,
cancelled with a blue Scottish numeral (65 Cambeltown)


66 Canonbie

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


67 Carluke

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


68 Cairnryan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


69 Carnwath

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


70 Carsphairn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


71 Castle Douglas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


72 Cairndow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


73 Coldingham

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DG

 

 

 

[DG] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(73 Coldingham)

 

 

 


74 Coldstream

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 61 LF

[LF] plate 61, from Coldstream to Alnwick, dated 21 October 1846,
cancelled with a black Scottish numeral (74 Coldstream)

GI
OB

 

 

 

 

[GI] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(74 Coldstream)

[OB] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(74 Coldstream)

 

 

 

 


75 Carrbridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AA

[AA] from Carrbridge to Edinburgh, dated 5 July 1845,
cancelled with a blue Scottish numeral (75 Carrbridge)


76 Carnoustie

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


77 Chance Inn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


78 Colinsburgh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DF

 

 

 

[DF] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(78 Collinsburgh)

 

 

 


79 Comrie

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


80 Crail

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 81 was not allocated in 1844

82 Craigellachie

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


83 Creetown

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TK

 

 

 

[TK] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(83 Creetown)

 

 

 


84 Crieff

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 60 RC
Plate 65 DH-DI
SH

[RC] plate 60, cancelled with black Scottish numeral (84 Crieff).

[DH-DI] plate 65, pair, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (84 Crieff).

[SH] cancelled with black Scottish numeral (84 Crieff).

BC
Plate 167 SJ-SL
NJ

[BC] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(84 Crieff)

[SJ-SL] strip of three, plate 167, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (84 Crieff)

[NJ] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(84 Crieff)

Plate 4 BH-BK

[BH=BK] strip of four, plate 4, cancelled with
three black Scottish numerals (84 Crieff)


85 Cromarty

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 86 was not allocated in 1844

87 Cullen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 43 NH
Plate 31 NC
AK

 

[NH] plate 43, cancelled with blue Scottish  numeral (87 Cullen).

[NC] plate 31, cancelled with
 a blue Scottish numeral
(87 Cullen)

[AK] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(87 Cullen)

 

Plate 4 FG-FH

 

 

 

 

[FG-FH] pair, plate 4, cancelled with
 a single black Scottish numeral (87 Cullen)
Contrary to regulations

 

 

 

 


88 Culross

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 89 was not allocated in 1844

90 Cumnock

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 3 TA
RB

 

 

[TA] plate 3, cancelled with
 a blue Scottish numeral
(90 Cumnock)

[RB] cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(90 Cumnock)

 

 


91 Cupar Angus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


92 Cupar

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PC-PD
Plate 125 CL

 

[PC-PD] pair, cancelled with
black Scottish numerals (92 Cupar).

[CL] plate 125, cancelled with black Scottish numeral (92 Cupar).

 


93 Cluny

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


94 Castleton

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


95 Crinan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


96 Cruden

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


97 Cockburnspath

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SF

[SF] from Cockburnspath to Berwick, dated 26 October 1851,
cancelled with a yellow-black Scottish numeral (97 Cockburnspath)

Plate 162 BC

[BC] plate 162, from Cockburnspath to Hawick, dated 9 July 1854,
cancelled with a yellow-brown Scottish numeral (97 Cockburnspath)


98 Dalkeith

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earliest recorded use :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 39 OD

 

 

 

[OD] plate 39, cancelled with
 a black Scottish numeral
(98 Dalkeith)

 

 

 


 99 was not allocated in 1844