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The Tilbury Post & Telegraph Office 1890


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The Post and Telegraph Office at No. 1 Dock Road must have been one of the first substantial buildings constructed to meet the needs of the new town of Tilbury in the 1880's. With its classical touches around the door and windows it was clearly designed to impress. Henry Alfred Suggett, baker and confectioner, took over the building as postmaster in 1889 and appears in this picture of about 1905, surrounded by his shop and postal staff. About this time there were three deliveries and four collections daily, with the post office open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

17th Jan 2008 by Karen Davies


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Tilbury Post Telegraph Office 1890 Thurrock

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