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ellenkate

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« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2010, 09:36:56 »


Buckland PO Dover c.1913 postcard:






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« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2010, 23:19:55 »
10 King's Street. Dover.
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« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2010, 15:21:48 »
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« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2010, 14:36:29 »
Brings back memories of BO coin collections round the Medway towns(BO-branch office). A girl from the office in Rochester, a postman, van and several hundred weight of coin of the realm. The telegraph boys used to have a room in the office in Chatham, dingy little place to the left as you went under the arch.

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« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2010, 23:02:06 »
I'll try and get a photo of it next time I am that way - but the one I remember most fondly as a child is the post office in Wainscott. It was just down the road from my grandparents and every summer me and my sister would stay with them (either together or a week at a time each) and go there to get a card for my parents' anniversary (which was in September).

I always tried to find one which would give me enough change to buy a big bag of sweets (usually a pic n mix in one of the paper "Happy Shopper" bags).

I think it's a hairdressers now.

LenP

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« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2010, 22:51:23 »
Three from Canterbury.

Castle Street, taken in 2003.



Nunnery Fields.



Oaten Hill. The sign has now been removed.


Chatham_Girl85

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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2009, 12:15:26 »
this one is along luton road opposite the co op
as u now can see it is an african food restaraunt


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« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2009, 14:38:38 »
The ironic thing about Chatham Post Office, Railway Street is that they closed it, and moved it to a more
central location in the Pentagon, within Martins the newsagents.

Martins is due to close soon, along with the post office, so it is proposed to re-locate the PO to another
empty shop - in Railway Street!!!!!

Heres one of the PO Now,

I stole the photo from Numanfan, hope he doesnt notice!  ;)

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« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2009, 14:12:24 »
the pub was the Edward the 7th (in Albert Street) , which would be the  building in the left of Kyns picture.  :)

Chatham_Girl85

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« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2009, 13:29:48 »
i know where that shop is.

down the road from the prince albert pub pictured by numanfan in some other thread, cant remember off hand.
it still is a shop. i know where a great one is. went past it today too. mite have to take a walk that way sometime this week, as im off work  ~"~

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« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2009, 12:43:28 »
Got any photo's showing old post offices?  I know there is a beautiful one in Chatham on Military Road thats now a pub!

Found this picture in Hellingly Asylum

 

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