Downloads

Links to a small (but hopefully growing!) number of documents that can be downloaded and which provide information of use to GB collectors, some provided by our members, some from other sources such as Google Books, all redistributable on a non-commercial basis. Page counts and approximate file sizes are given.



High Value Packets and Bankers Special Packets the Post Office 'secret' services
Mike O'Hara (223pp, illustrated, 57Mb)



Report on the Progress of Civil Aviation 1939-1945 (WW2 airmail routes)
Transcribed from the original official documents by John Wilson (264pp, 1Mb)

1962 listing booklet of Post Office numbers, P.1013E
Scanned from the original official document (20pp, 13Mb)

Reports of the Postmaster General on the Post Office Nos 1-10 1854 to 1863
(1855-64, 705pp, 33Mb)

Reports of the Postmaster General on the Post Office Nos 10-23 1863 to 1876
(1864-77, 567pp, 30Mb)

Reports of the Postmaster General on the Post Office Nos 17-26 1870 to 1879
(1871-80, 555pp, 31Mb)

A new and accurate description of all the direct and principal cross roads (including postage rates)
Daniel Paterson (1803, 607pp, 46Mb)

A new and accurate description of all the direct and principal cross roads (including postage rates)
Daniel Paterson (1811, 655pp, 46Mb)

A List of Post-Towns and Principal Places with the Postage of a Single Letter to or from London
Pub. Joseph Hartnell (1830, 42pp, 1.5Mb)

The Life of Sir Rowland Hill and the History of Penny Postage (Volume 1)
Sir Rowland Hill and George Birkbeck Hill (1880, 600pp, 34Mb)

The Life of Sir Rowland Hill and the History of Penny Postage (Volume 2)
Sir Rowland Hill and George Birkbeck Hill (1880, 534pp, 37Mb)



Sample copies of the GB Journal
Sample copies of the GBPS Newsletter