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The Bristol Post Office in the age of Rowland Hill 1837-1864

Daniel Briggs

The Bristol Post Office in the age of Rowland Hill 1837-1864

by Daniel Briggs

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Published by Bristol Branch of the Historical Association in Bristol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postal service -- England -- Bristol (Avon) -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaniel Briggs.
    SeriesLocal history pamphlets / Bristol Branch of the Historical Association -- 54, Local history pamphlets (Historical Association. Bristol Branch) -- 54.
    ContributionsHistorical Association. Bristol Branch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE6946.B7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22p.,(4)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17456608M
    ISBN 100901388300
    OCLC/WorldCa12449143

    The Post Office of fifty years ago: containing reprint of Sir Rowland Hill's famous pamphlet, dated 22nd February, , proposing penny postage: with facsimile of the original sketch for the postage stamp, and other documents by Hill, Pearson; Hill, Rowland, Sir,   The Bristol Post Office in the age of Rowland Hill, – (Bristol [England]: Bristol Branch of the Historical Association, c). [In process ] Brigham Auctions and Christoph Gartner. The Brigham collection of Canada.

      The earliest of the postal reformer's forefathers to achieve fame that outlives him was Sir Rowland Hill, mercer, and Lord Mayor of London in , a native of Hodnet, Shropshire, who founded a Grammar School at Drayton, benefited the London Blue Coat School, was a builder of bridges, and is mentioned by John Stowe. From his brother are descended the three Rowland Hills famous in more . Occupations of Bristol citizens the 18th century, index. Voter Lists. The poll book of the electors of the electoral district of the city of Bristol: who voted at the general election in December, , e-book. Bristol Poll Book, e-book. Bristol Poll Book, e-book. ($) Bristol Poll Book, e-book. ($) Wills and Probate.

    This is the story of the fight for cheap and uniform postage in American in the s and s. It is chiefly the story of Barnabas Bates, Esq., who organized and led that fight, and who was even then called “The Rowland Hill of America,” but who since has nearly been forgotten. ROWLAND HILL (), was a popular English preacher, enthusiastic evangelical and an influential advocate of small-pox vaccination. He was founder and resident pastor of the Surrey Chapel, London, chairman of the Religious Tract Society, and a keen supporter of the British and Foreign Bible Society and the London Missionary Society.


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The Bristol Post Office in the age of Rowland Hill 1837-1864 by Daniel Briggs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bristol Post Office in the age of Rowland Hill Bristol: Bristol Branch of the Historical Association, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Briggs; Historical Association (Great Britain).

Bristol Branch. THE BRISTOL POST OFFICE IN THE AGE OF ROWLAND HILL DANIEL BRIGGS POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. ON AND AFTER THE 10th January, a Letter not exceeding HALF AN OUNCE IN WEIGHT, may be sent from any part of the United Kingdom, to any other part for ONE PENNY, if paid when posted, or for TWO PENCE if paid when delivered.

THE SCALE OF RATES. The publication in of Post Office Reform: Its Importance and Practicability, by Rowland Hill (later Sir Rowland Hill), The son of an English schoolmaster, Hill was interested in problems of teaching; for about 15 years he operated schools in which he emphasized student democracy, rigid self-discipline, and intensive teaching.

THE BRISTOL POST OFFICE IN THE AGE OF DANIEL BRIGGS ROWLAND HILL £ Click & Collect. Free postage. Set of 4 Vintage Post Office Picture Cards 'Mail Carriers Built in Bristol' £ GB Bristol Head Post Office set x 4 Postcards unused mint Concord etc(E) £ The Bristol Post Office in the Age of Rowland Hill 55 Don Carleton The Prince’s of Park Row: 56 C.

Bruce Perry The Voluntary Medical Institutions of Bristol: 57 Anne Crawford Bristol and the Wine Trade: 58 C Bruce Perry The Bristol Medical School: 59. The PTS has approached keen philatelist Edward Klempka for his take on Rowland Hill’s Postal Reforms.

Edwards explains below. On 5th December the uniform 4d post was introduced in Great Britain and Ireland. On 10th January the rate of postage was further reduced to 1d for a letter despatched to any part of the Kingdom. When a Tory government took power in Hill lost his position with Treasury and went to work for a railroad company.

When Whigs took power in he was appointed to an executive post in the Post Office, where he worked for many years. He was knighted Sir Rowland Hill indied nineteen years later, and is buried in Westminster : the Bristol Post Office in the Age of Rowland Hill. The Appeal Fund which the Branch launched at the end of in order to put the pamphlets on a sound financial basis is still open.

Donations should be sent to Mrs E. Venning, Pamphlet Appeal Fund, Bristol Record Office, The Council House, Bristol. The Directories – the Post Office and Kelly’s Directory – which were produced in the 19 th and early 20 th centuries were the equivalent of our phone book and Yellow Pages.

They tell us who ran the Post Office and also give insight into the changing nature of post office business. At first, Shelford post office was all about letters. Sir Rowland Hill, KCB, FRS (3 December – 27 August ) was an English teacher, inventor and social reformer.

He campaigned for a comprehensive reform of the postal system, based on the concept of Uniform Penny Post and his solution of pre-payment, facilitating the safe, speedy and cheap transfer of letters. Hill later served as a government postal official, and he is usually credited.

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The Post Office celebrates this summer the grant of its charter ofand if any one person or event stands out in the subsequent years of the British mail service, it must surely be Rowland Hill and the introduction of the Penny Post in Since his death and burial in Westminster Abbey, Hill's self-image as a misunderstood prophet.From to he was Chief Secretary to the Post Office.

Invented the Penny postage system. He was also secretary to the Postmaster General form to Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Sir Rowland Hill (3 Dec –27 Aug ), Find a Grave Memorial no.citing.The Bristol Post Office in the age of Rowland Hill / Daniel Briggs Dames employées: the feminization of postal work in nineteenth-century France / Susan Bachrach A more expeditious conveyance: the story of the Royal Mail coaches / Bevan Rider.