Information Sheets from The Postal Museum

Selected general information sheets originally issued by The Postal Museum in the 1980s (as the Post Office Archives) or 2000s (as the British Postal Museum and Archive) and reproduced with permission.

The 1980s sheets have been scanned from the original paper versions, the more recent ones were downloadable as PDFs.

(For details of opening times etc please consult the current website, not these files!)

Post Office Archives information sheets

Pillar Boxes
[9pp, 4.6MB, 1988]
Info Sheet 1

Post Office Cats
[5pp, 3.3MB, 1988]
Info Sheet 4

Early Post Offices
[10pp, 5.3MB, 1988]
Info Sheet 5

Postal Uniforms
[9pp, 4.9MB, 1988]
Info Sheet 6

Mail Coach Service
[16pp, 7.8MB, 1989]
Info Sheet 8

Postal Headquarters
[7pp, 4.6MB, 1988]
Info Sheet 9

St Valentines Day
[4pp, 3.4MB, 1986]
Info Sheet 15

Post Office 1635-1969
[5pp, 2.9MB, 1984]
Info Sheet 16

Railways and the Post
[10pp, 8.6MB, 1988]
Info Sheet 26

Court Post Office
[8pp, 4.6MB, 1988]
Info Sheet 27

Postal Districts
[2pp, 1.0MB, 1988]
Info Sheet 31

British Postal Museum and Archive information sheets

[2pp, 24KB, 2005]

Animals in the Post Office
[2pp, 25KB, 2005]

Bicycles and Motorcycles
[2pp, 25KB, 2005]

The Postal History of India
[3pp, 207KB, 2007]

Local History
[2pp, 26KB, 2005]

The Mail Coach Service
[2pp, 24KB, 2005]

A History of Mount Pleasant
[2pp, 36KB, 2005]

Distributing Pensions
[4pp, 127KB, 2009]

Pillar Boxes
[3pp, 208KB, 2009]

[2pp, 29KB, 2005]

Postmasters General
[2pp, 132KB, 2005]

The Post Office Rifles
[3pp, 30KB, 2009]

The Post Office during WWII
[3pp, 30KB, 2005]

Secretaries to the Post Office
[3pp, 101KB, 2005]

Sergeant Alfred Knight VC
[2pp, 191KB, 2005]

The Travelling Post Office
[2pp, 27KB, 2005]