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Acts of Parliament relating to the Post Office:
King George III 1760-1820

In the listing below, hyperlinks, where given, are to the copy of the text on this site (if there is one yet). If the link has a after it, only the relevant part(s) of the Act are quoted. For an explanation of the referencing conventions for Acts as used below see this short guide.


(1st January 1763)Postage Act 1763

4 Geo 3 c.24
An Act for preventing Frauds and Abuses in relation to the sending and receiving of Letters and Packets free from the Duty of Postage.

(10th October 1765)Postage Act 1765

5 Geo 3 c.25
An act to alter certain rates of postage, and to amend, explain, and enlarge several provisions in an act made in the ninth year of the reign of Queen Anne, and in other acts relating to the revenue of the post office.

(1st January 1767)Post Office Offences and Isle of Man Postage Act 1767

7 Geo 3 c.50
An Act for amending certain Laws relating to the Revenue of the Post Office; and for granting Rates of Postage for the Conveyance of Letters and Packets between Great Britain and the Isle of Man, and within that Island.

Customs, etc. Act 1769

9 Geo 3 c.35
An Act for discontinuing, upon the Exportation of Iron imported in Foreign Ships, the Drawback of such Part of the Duties payable thereon as exceeds the Duties payable upon Iron imported in British Ships; to prohibit the Exportation of Pig and Bar Iron, and certain Naval Stores, unless the Preemption thereof be offered to the Commissioners of the Navy; to repeal so much of an Act made in the Sixth Year of His present Majesty's Reign as discontinued the Drawback upon Foreign Rough Hemp exported; for providing a Compensation to the Clerks in the Offices of the Principal Secretaries of State for the Advantages such Clerks enjoyed before the Commencement of an Act made in the Fourth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for preventing Frauds and Abuses in relation to the sending and receiving Letters and Packets free from the Duty of Postage; and to explain and amend the said Act.

Parliament Act 1782 (c.41)

22 Geo 3 c.41
An Act for better securing the Freedom of Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, by disabling certain Officers employed in the Collection or Management of His Majesty's Revenues from giving their Votes at such Elections.

Postage Act 1782

22 Geo 3 c.70
An Act to enable the Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces and the Secretary to the Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces to send and receive Letters and Packets free from the Duty of Postage.

Postage Act 1783 (c.69)

23 Geo 3 c.69
An Act to enable the Adjutant General of His Majesty's Forces and the Comptrollers of Army Accounts to send and receive Letters and Packets free from the Duty of Postage.

Postage Act 1783 (c.6)

24 Geo 3 s.1 c.6
An Act for establishing certain Regulations concerning the Portage and Conveyance of Letters and Packets by the Post between Great Britain and Ireland.

Postage Act 1784

24 Geo 3 s.2 c.8
An Act for establishing certain Regulations concerning the Portage and Conveyance of Letters and Packets by the Post between Great Britain and Ireland.

(14th May 1784)23 & 24 Geo 3 c.17

An Act for establishing a Post Office within this Kingdom.

This Act (along with a number of other Acts relating to the granting of duties) was worded so that the rates, penalties etc that it authorised expired after one year. Each year until 1800 (the last year of the Parliament of Ireland) a new Act, with the current wording as modified by any subsequent Acts, was passed early in the session - hence the subsequent very similar-sounding annual Acts below.

(18th May 1784)National Debt Act 1784

24 Geo 3 s.2 c.37
An Act for granting to his Majesty certain additional Rates of Postage for Conveyance of Letters and Packets, by the Post, within the Kingdom of Great Britain; for preventing Frauds in the Revenue, carried on by the Conveyance of certain Goods in Letters and Packets; and for further preventing Frauds and Abuses in relation to the sending and receiving of Letters and Packets free from Postage.

This title seems to be a misnomer

(24th March 1785)25 Geo 3 c.19

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors certain duties and rates upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom, and for explaining and amending an Act passed in the 23rd and 24th years of his Majesty's reign entitled An Act for establishing a Post Office within this Kingdom.

Duties on Post Horses, etc. Act 1785

25 Geo 3 c.51
An Act for repealing the Duties on Licences taken out by Persons letting Horses for the Purpose of travelling Post, and on Horses let to Hire for travelling Post, and by Time, and on Stage Coaches; and for granting other Duties in lieu thereof; and also additional Duties on Horses let to Hire for Travelling Post, and by Time.

(15th July 1785)Turnpike Toll Act 1785

25 Geo 3 c.57
An Act to exempt Carriages, carrying the Mail, from paying Tolls at any Turnpike Gate in Great Britain.

Appropriation, etc. Act 1785

25 Geo 3 c.60
An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain Sum of Money out of the Sinking Fund; and for applying certain Monies therein mentioned for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and eighty-five; and for further appropriating the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament; and for providing a Compensation to the Clerks in the Offices of the Principal Secretaries of State, for the Advantages such Clerks enjoyed before the Commencement of an Act made in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for establishing certain Regulations concerning the Portage and Conveyance of Letters and Packets by the Post between Great Britain and Ireland.

(21st March 1786)26 Geo 3 c.12

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, certain rates and duties upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom, and for the purposes therein mentioned.

(23rd January 1787)Postage Act 1787

27 Geo 3 c.9
An act for granting rates of postage for the conveyance of letters and packets, between Great Britain and the port of Waterford, in the kingdom of Ireland, by way of Milford Haven

(16th March 1787)27 Geo 3 c.11

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, certain rates and duties upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom, and for the purposes therein mentioned.

Customs and Excise Act 1787

27 Geo 3 c.13
An Act for repealing the several Duties of Customs and Excise, and granting other Duties in lieu thereof; and for applying the said Duties together with the other Duties composing the Public Revenue; for permitting the Importation of certain Goods, Wares, and Merchandize the Produce or Manufacture of the European Dominions of the French King into this Kingdom; and for applying certain unclaimed Monies remaining in the Exchequer for the Payment of Annuities on Lives to the Reduction of the National Debt.

(20th March 1788)28 Geo 3 c.12

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, certain rates and duties upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom, and for the purposes therein mentioned.

(20th February 1788)28 Geo 3 c.13

An Act to explain and amend an Act passed in the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Years of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act for establishing a Post Office within this Kingdom.

(23rd March 1789)29 Geo 3 c.8

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, certain rates and duties upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom.

(17th March 1790)30 Geo 3 c.15

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, certain rates and duties upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom.

(19th March 1791)31 Geo 3 c.10

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, certain rates and duties upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom.

(15th March 1792)32 Geo 3 c.10

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors certain duties and rates upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom.

(18th April 1792)32 Geo 3 c.30

For improving and keeping in repair the post roads of this Kingdom upon which mail coaches are or shall be established.

(23rd March 1793)33 Geo 3 c.17

An Act for granting to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, certain Duties and Rates upon the Portage and Conveyance of all Letters and Packets within this Kingdom.

(17th June 1793)Mail to Spain Act 1793

33 Geo 3 c.60
An Act to enable the Postmaster General to send the Mail to the Dominions of His Catholick Majesty, on board of any Vessels authorised by His Catholick Majesty to carry the same.

(25th March 1794)34 Geo 3 c.2

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, certain rates and duties upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom.

(28th March 1794)Penny Post Act 1794

34 Geo 3 c.17
An Act for regulating the portage and conveyance of letters by the carriage called The Penny Post.

(28th March 1794)Postage Act 1794

34 Geo 3 c.18
An Act for granting Rates of Postage for the Conveyance of Letters and Packets between Great Britain and the Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, and within those Islands.

(24th March 1795)35 Geo 3 c.11

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, certain rates and duties upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom.

(5th May 1795)Postage Act 1795

35 Geo 3 c.53
An Act for further regulating the sending and receiving Letters free from the Duty of Postage; for allowing Non-commissioned Officers, Seamen, and private Men, in the Navy and Army, whilst on Service, to send and receive Letters at a low Rate of Postage; and for permitting Patterns and Samples of Goods to be transmitted by the Post at an easier Rate than is now allowed by Law.

(19th May 1795)Post Office Act 1795

35 Geo 3 c.62
An Act to enable His Majesty's Postmaster General to open and return certain Letters, contained in the Mails made up at the General Post Office in London, for the United Provinces, on the thirteenth, sixteenth and twentieth Days of January One thousand seven hundred and ninety five, and now remaining in the said General Post Office.

(5th June 1795)35 Geo 3 c.38

For further improving post roads in this Kingdom.

(24th March 1796)36 Geo 3 c.7

An Act to further explain and amend an Act passed in the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Years of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act for establishing a Post Office within this Kingdom; and also to explain and amend an Act passed in the Twenty-eighth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act to explain and amend an Act passed in the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Years of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled 'An Act for establishing a Post Office within this Kingdom.'

(24th March 1796)36 Geo 3 c.11

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, certain rates and duties upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom.

(28th December 1796)Postage Act 1796

37 Geo 3 c.18
An Act for altering certain Rates of Postage for Conveyance of Letters in England and Scotland respectively, and of Packets to and from Great Britain, from and to Portugal and the British Colonies in America respectively; and for setting apart, at the Receipt of the Exchequer, for a certain Period, out of the Revenues of the Post Office, the Annual Sum of forty thousand Pounds, towards defraying the increased Charge occasioned by any Loan raised, or Stock created, by any Act or Acts passed in the thirty-fifth Year of the Reign of his present Majesty.

(25th March 1797)37 Geo 3 c.11

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, certain duties and rates upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom.

(24th April 1797)37 Geo 3 c.23

To extend to presentments exceeding £200 to be expended on mail coach roads, the regulations of an Act passed in the 35th year of the king, entitled, An Act for the regulation of presentments, for the purpose of levying money to be expended in erecting court-houses, gaols and other expensive buildings.

(24th March 1798)38 Geo 3 c.15

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, for one year from 25 March 1798 certain duties and rates upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom.

(4th June 1798)38 Geo 3 c.28

To amend the mail coach road leading from Banbridge to Belfast.

(6th October 1798)38 Geo 3 c.47

An Act for the further Amendment of the Acts relating to the Post Office, and for further facilitating Prosecutions under the said Acts.

(25th March 1799)38 Geo 3 c.15

For granting to his Majesty, his heirs and successors, certain duties and rates upon the portage and conveyance of all letters and packets within this Kingdom.

(12th July 1799)Postage Act 1799

39 Geo 3 c.76
An Act for the more secure Conveyance of Ship Letters, and for granting to His Majesty certain Rates of Postage thereon.

(24th March 1800)40 Geo 3 c.8

An Act for granting to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, certain Duties and Rates upon the Portage and Conveyance of all Letters and Packets within this Kingdom.

(24th March 1801)Postage Act 1801

41 Geo 3 c.7
An Act for repealing the Rates and Duties of Postage in Great Britain, and granting other Rates and Duties in lieu thereof, and on Letters conveyed to or from any Part of the United Kingdom from or to any Place out of the said Kingdom, and by Packet Boats from or to the Ports of Holyhead and Milford Haven.

(24th March 1801)Duties Continuance Act 1801

41 Geo 3 c.17
An Act for continuing, until the twenty-fifth Day of March one thousand eight hundred and two, certain Acts of the last Session of the Parliament of Ireland, for granting Duties to his Majesty.

(24th March 1802)Duties Continuance Act 1802

42 Geo 3 c.31
An Act for continuing, until the twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and three, several Acts of the last Session of Parliament, for continuing and granting Duties to his Majesty in Ireland.

(22nd June 1802)Postage Act 1802 (c.63)

42 Geo 3 c.63
An Act to authorize the sending and receiving of Letters and Packets, Votes, Proceedings in Parliament, and printed Newspapers by the Post free from the Duty of Postage by the Members Of the Two Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom, and by certain public officers therein named; and for reducing the Postage on such Votes, Proceedings, and Newspapers when sent by any other Persons.

(22nd June 1802)Post Office Act 1802

42 Geo 3 c.81
An Act for amending so much of an Act passed in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty as relates to the secreting, embezzling, or destroying any Letter or Packet sent by the Post; and for the better Protection of such Letters and Packets; and for more effectually preventing Letters and Packets being sent otherwise than by the Post.

(26th June 1802)Postage Act 1802 (c.101)

42 Geo 3 c.101
An Act for repealing the Rates and Duties of Postage upon Letters to and from France and the Batavian Republick from and to London, and for granting other Rates and Duties in lieu thereof; and for exempting from the Duty of Tonnage the Ships and Vessels to be employed in conveying the Mails of Letters from France to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

(24th March 1803)Parliamentary Elections (Ireland) Act 1803

43 Geo 3 c.25
An Act for better securing the Freedom of Elections of Members to serve in Parliament for any Place in Ireland, by disabling certain Officers employed in the Collection or Management of His Majesty's Revenues in Ireland from giving their Votes at such Elections.

(25th March 1803)Postage Act 1803

43 Geo 3 c.28
An Act for granting to His Majesty certain Rates and Duties upon Letters and Packets sent by the Post within Ireland.

(7th April 1803)Woods and Forests Act 1803

43 Geo 3 c.31
An Act for establishing certain Regulations in the Office of Surveyor General of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, Parks, and Chases.

(29th July 1803)The Chest at Chatham Act 1803

43 Geo 3 c.119
An Act for improving the Funds of the Chest at Chatham, and for transferring the Administration of the same to Greenwich Hospital; and for ameliorating the Condition of the Pensioners on the said Funds.

(20th July 1804)Postage Act 1804

44 Geo 3 c.84
An Act to permit certain Persons in the Office of Ordnance and the Quarter Master General to send and receive Letters free from the Duty of Postage; and to enable the Board of Ordnance, the Adjutant General, the Quarter Master General, and the Barrack Master General to authorize Persons in their Offices in to send Letters free from the said Duty.

(12th March 1805)Postage Act 1805 (c.11)

45 Geo 3 c.11
An Act for granting certain additional Rates and Duties in Great Britain, on the Conveyance of Letters.

(25th March 1805)Postage Act 1805 (c.21)

45 Geo 3 c.21
An Act for repealing certain Duties upon Letters and Packets sent by the Post within Ireland, and granting other Duties in lieu thereof.

(17th May 1805)Highways (Ireland) Act 1805

45 Geo 3 c.43
An Act to amend the Laws for improving and keeping in repair the Post Roads in Ireland, and for rendering the Conveyance of Letters by His Majesty's Post Office more secure and expeditious.

(27th June 1805)Manning of the Navy Act 1805

45 Geo 3 c.72
An Act for the Encouragement of Seamen, and for the better and more effectually manning His Majesty's Navy during the present War.

(9th June 1806)Postage Act 1806 (c.61)

46 Geo 3 c.61
An Act to authorize certain Public Officers to send and receive Letters and Packets by the Post free from the Duty of Postage.

(3rd July 1806)Postage Act 1806 (c.73)

46 Geo 3 c.73
An Act for the better Regulation of the Office of Receiver General of the Stamp Duties in England.

(12th July 1806)Post Office Act 1806

46 Geo 3 c.83
An Act for the better Regulation of the office of Receiver General of the Post Office in England.

(16th July 1806)Postage Act 1806 (c.92)

46 Geo 3 c.92
An Act to amend Three Acts made in the Thirty-fifth, Forty-first, and Forty-second Years of His present Majesty, relating to the Conveyance of Letters and packets by the Post.

(22nd July 1806)Highways (Ireland) Act 1806 (c.134)

46 Geo 3 c.134
An Act to provide for the Security and Expedition of the Conveyance of Letters by the Post in Ireland.

(22nd July 1806)Woods and Forests Act 1806

46 Geo 3 c.142
An Act for the better Regulation of the Office of Surveyor General of Woods and Forests.

(8th August 1807)Post Office Act 1807 (c.53)

47 Geo 3 s.2 c.53
An Act to enable His Majesty's Postmaster General to open and return Letters directed to Hamburgh or other Places abroad, and which have been or shall have been returned or not sent.

(13th August 1807)Post Office Act 1807 (s.2 c.59)

47 Geo 3 s.2 c.59
An Act to amend an Act of the Forty-sixth Year of His Majesty, for the better Regulation of the Office of Receiver General of the Post Office in England.

(27th May 1808)Dublin General Post Office Act 1808

48 Geo 3 c.48
An Act to enable His Majesty's Postmaster General of Ireland to purchase Premises for the Enlargement of the General Post Office in the City of Dublin

(23rd June 1808)Postage Act 1808 (c.90)

48 Geo 3 c.90
An Act to enable the Commissioners for auditing Public Accounts, and the Commissioners for the Affairs of Barracks respectively, to send and receive Letters and Packets on the Business of their Office free of Postage.

(30th June 1808)Postage Act 1808 (c.116)

48 Geo 3 c.116
An Act for granting to His Majesty Rates of Postage on the Conveyance of Letters and Packets to and from the Island of Madeira, and to and from the Portuguese Territories on the Continent of South America.

(30th June 1808)Dublin Police Magistrates Act 1808

48 Geo 3 c.140
An Act for the more effectual Administration of the Office of a Justice of the Peace, and for the more effectual Prevention of Felonies, within the District of Dublin Metropolis.

(28th April 1809)Pensions for Naval Officers' Widows Act 1809

49 Geo 3 c.35
An Act for the more convenient payment of Pensions to Widows of Officers of the Navy.

(12th May 1809)Compassionate List of the Navy, etc. Act 1809

49 Geo 3 c.45
An Act for more conveniently paying of Allowances on the Compassionate List of the Navy and of Half Pay to Officers of the Royal Marines.

(15th June 1809)Wages and Prize Money, etc., in the Navy Act 1809

49 Geo 3 c.108
An Act to amend the several Acts respecting the Payment of Wages and Prize Money and Allotment of Wages to Persons serving in His Majesty's Royal Navy.

(20th June 1809)Prize Money Act 1809

49 Geo 3 c.123
An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the Forty-fifth Year of His present Majesty, for the Encouragement of Seamen, and for the better and more effectually manning His Majesty's Navy during the present War; and for the further Encouragement of Seamen, and for the better and more effectually providing for the Interests of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich and the Royal Hospital for Soldiers at Chelsea; and to extend the Provisions of the said Act to Cases arising in consequence of Hostilities commenced since the passing of the said Act.

(9th June 1810)Crown Lands Act 1810

50 Geo 3 c.65
An Act for uniting the Offices of Surveyor General of the Land Revenues of the Crown and Surveyor General of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, Parks, and Chases.

(9th June 1810)Postage Act 1810 (c.66)

50 Geo 3 c.66
An Act to authorize the Judge Advocate General to send and receive Letters and Packets free from the Duty of Postage.

(15th June 1810)Postage Act 1810 (c.74)

50 Geo 3 c.74
An Act to grant to His Majesty certain additional Duties upon Letters and Packets sent by the Post within Ireland.

(9th July 1812)Postage Act 1812 (c.88)

52 Geo 3 c.88
An Act for granting to His Majesty certain additional Rates of Postage in Great Britain.

(18th July 1812)Unclaimed Prize Money, etc. Act 1812

52 Geo 3 c.132
An Act for explaining, amending, and extending the several Laws relative to the Payment of forfeited and unclaimed Shares of Army Prize Money to the Royal Hospital at Chelsea; and for directing the Mode of making up the Accounts of Pensions paid to the Widows of Officers of the Army.

(23rd July 1812)Land Tax Certificates Forgery Act 1812

52 Geo 3 c.143
An Act for amending and reducing into one Act the Provisions contained in any Laws now in force imposing the Penalty of Death for any Act done in breach of or in resistance to any Part of the Laws for collecting His Majesty's Revenue in Great Britain.

Although this act is listed in the Chronological Table of Statutes as the Land Tax Certificates Forgery Act, 1812, this is only one section of the Act

(28th July 1812)Parochial Registers Act 1812

52 Geo 3 c.146
An Act for the better regulating and preserving Parish and other Registers of Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials in England.

(22nd December 1812)Postage Act 1812 (c.13)

53 Geo 3 c.13
An Act for authorizing the Assistant Secretary to the Postmaster General to send and receive Letters and Packets free from the Duty on Postage.

(3rd June 1813)Postage Act 1813

53 Geo 3 c.58
An Act to repeal certain Rates and Duties upon Letters and Packets sent by the Post from or to Dublin to or from the several Post Towns in Ireland, and to grant other Rates and Duties in lieu thereof; and to make further Regulations for securing the Duties on Letters and Packets sent by the Post in Ireland.

(3rd June 1813)Postage, etc. Act 1813

53 Geo 3 c.68
An Act to repeal the Exemption from Toll granted for or in respect of Carriages with more than Two Wheels, carrying the Mail in Scotland; and for granting a Rate for Postage, as an Indemnity for the Loss which may arise to the Revenue of the Post Office from the Payment of such Tolls.

(2nd July 1813)Parliamentary Writs Act 1813

53 Geo 3 c.89
An Act for the more regular Conveyance of Writs for the Election of Members to serve in Parliament.

(20th July 1813)Highways (Ireland) Act 1813 (c.146)

53 Geo 3 c.146
An Act to amend an Act made in the Forty-fifth Year of His present Majesty, intituled An Act to amend the Laws for improving and keeping in repair the Post Roads in Ireland, and for rendering the Conveyance of Letters by His Majesty's Post Office more secure and expeditious.

(27th May 1814)Dublin Record Office Act 1814

54 Geo 3 c.63
An Act to amend several Acts for enabling His Majesty's Postmaster General of Ireland to purchase Premises for the Enlargement of the General Post Office in the City of Dublin.

'The Chronological Table of the Statutes 1235-2009, Part 1 describes this statute as the Dublin Record Office Act 1814, but this seems to be a misnomer. The preamble to the Act speaks only of "the General Post Office in Dublin". In Ireland, where the 1814 Act remains live on the statute book, the statute is described as the General Post Office Dublin (Amendment) Act 1814.' (Statute Law Repeals Nineteenth Report)

(23rd July 1814)Postage Act 1814 (c.119)

54 Geo 3 c.119
An Act to repeal certain Duties upon Letters and Packets sent by the Post within Ireland, and to grant other Duties in lieu thereof.

(30th July 1814)Postage Act 1814 (c.169)

54 Geo 3 c.169
An Act for making certain Regulations respecting the Postage of Ship Letters and of Letters in Great Britain.

(28th June 1815)City of London and Westminster Streets and Post Office Act 1815

55 Geo 3 c.91 (Local Act)
An Act for enlarging and improving the West End of Cheapside in the City of London, also Saint Martin's-le-Grand, Aldershot Street, Saint Anne's Lane, and Foster Lane; and for providing a Site for a new Post Office between Saint Martin's-le-Grand and Foster Lane aforesaid.

(22nd June 1815)Postage Act 1815 (c.103)

55 Geo 3 c.103
An Act to regulate the Postage of Ship Letters to and from Ireland.

(28th June 1815)Census (Ireland) Act 1815

55 Geo 3 c.120
An Act to provide for the taking an Account of the Population of Ireland, and for the ascertaining the Increase or Diminution thereof.

(6th July 1815)Postal Service Act 1815

55 Geo 3 c.145
An Act to increase the Allowance to the Post Office in Ireland in respect of Packet Boats to Great Britain.

(11th July 1815)Postage Act 1815 (c.153)

55 Geo 3 c.153
An Act for granting certain Rates on the Postage of Letters to and from Great Britain, The Cape of Good Hope, The Mauritius, and The East Indies; and for making certain Regulations respecting the Postage of Ship Letters, and of Letters in Great Britain.

(1st July 1816)Consolidated Fund Act 1816

56 Geo 3 c.98
An Act to unite and consolidate into One Fund all the Public Revenues of Great Britain and Ireland, and to provide for the Application thereof to the general Service of the United Kingdom.

(17th March 1817)Comptroller of Barrack Department Act 1817

57 Geo 3 c.9
An Act for vesting all Estates and Property occupied for the Barrack Service in the Comptroller of the Barrack Department, and for granting certain Powers to the said Comptroller.

(7th July 1817)Board of Trade Act 1817

57 Geo 3 c.66
An Act to amend an Act of the Twenty-second Year of His present Majesty, for suppressing or regulating certain Offices therein mentioned, so far as relates to the Board of Trade; and for enabling the Vice-President of the Board of Trade to send and receive Letters and Packets free from the Duty of Postage.

(30th May 1818)Church Building Act 1818

58 Geo 3 c.45
An Act for building and promoting the building of additional Churches in populous Parishes.

(2nd July 1819)Roads Between London and Holyhead Act 1819

59 Geo 3 c.48
An Act to amend an Act passed in the Fifty-fifth Year of His present Majesty, for granting to His Majesty the Sum of Twenty thousand Pounds towards repairing Roads between London and Holyhead by Chester, and between London and Bangor by Shrewsbury; and for giving additional Powers to the Commissioners therein named, to build a Bridge over the Menai Straits, and to make a new Road from Bangor Ferry to Holyhead, in the County of Anglesea.

()Post Office (Ireland) Act 1819

59 Geo 3 c.108
An Act to amend several Acts relating to the Post Office and Conveyance of Letters in Ireland.

(12th July 1819)Postage Act 1819

59 Geo 3 c.111
An Act to repeal so much of an Act passed in the Fifty fifth Year of His present Majesty, as relates to the Postage and Conveyance of Letters to and from the Cape of Good Hope, Ceylon, the Mauritius, and the East Indies; and to make other Regulations respecting the Postage of such Letters and Packets, and other Letters and Packets sent by the Post.