First Postmarks In The World And General Letter Office Blue Plaque Photo

first postmarks in the world and General Letter Office blue plaque - Near this spot the General Letter Office stood in Post House Yard 1653-1666 Here were struck in 1661 the first postmarks in the world

First Postmarks In The World And General Letter Office Blue Plaque Map


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Black Lion, London, Thomas Millwood, And Francis-Smith Black Plaque - Formerly known as the Black Lyon, a public house has stood on this site for well over 200 years.  Originally a piggery it is reputed that the pig farmer started brewing beer for himself and his friends - this proved so popular that it overtook his agricultural interests as his main occupation.  The Hammersmith Ghost started haunting Black Lion Lane an (sic) St. Paul's churchyard in 1804.  One night an excise officer Francis-Smith filled his blunderbuss with shot, and himself with ale before kill
David Devant Blue Plaque - David Devant 1868-1941 magician lived here in flat no.1
Luigi Manze Blue Plaque - Manze's Pie & Mash Shop.  Locally listed building.  Originally from Ravello in Italy, the Manze family emigrated to England in 1878 and founded an empire of fourteen pie & mash shops across London. In 1929 Luigi Manze rebuilt 76 High Street in its present form.