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Thank you gifts for letter carriers, an unpopular ban and petitions across the country. Read more about the history of these Victorian Christmas treats.
Ever wondered what parcels Victorians were sending at Christmas? What items were forbidden? Read on...
Reveal intriguing insights into the Victorian postal service with Archivist Louise.
Two books of remembrance listing all 12,830 postal workers killed in the two world wars go digital as Head of Collections Chris introduces a new website.
Archivist Helen uncovers documents about one of the most infamous serial killers in British history.
Senior Curator Julian describes some of the oral history content that is included in our new exhibition.
Curator Joanna picks eight highlights from the exhibition which you definitely shouldn’t miss.
Who were the investigators and what did this little-known organisation do? Our blog explains it all.
50 years ago The Post Office became a public corporation. Explore the extraordinary life and career of the last Postmaster General.
The rail network in Britain expanded rapidly in Victorian times. Curator Julian explores this new form of transport.
What has a postcode to do with a fluffy pink elephant? Read more about the Post Office's 1980s PR sensation.
Postcodes - codes with letters and numbers. Read about the groundbreaking technology that changed the post forever.
Explore how Local Defence Volunteers prepared for possible invasion and how ordinary postal workers undertook their jobs in extraordinary circumstances.
Curator Joanna explores the Post Office's role in maintaining postal and telephone communications during the Second World War.
2019 marks the 190th anniversary of the move of the Post Office to St Martin’s-le-Grand.
Archivist Helen explores the Post Office's role in the events of Easter Rising and how its workers helped to keep communications open.
Don’t be a pirate, buy a licence! Archivist Helen explores records of a pirate radio station and the Post Office's involvement.
150 years ago cats were first officially appointed by the Post Office. Senior Archivist Gavin reveals some early correspondence.
To mark the centenary of slogan postmarks, volunteer Cyril searched through our collections for these printed messages.
Join Senior Archivist Gavin as he investigates the first attempts to deliver mail by helicopter. Did the service take off?