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An account of the post, carriers, and stage coaches coming into, and going out from the town of Sheffield, [pre-1776]

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Title:An account of the post, carriers, and stage coaches coming into, and going out from the town of Sheffield, [pre-1776]
Location:Sheffield_City_Centre
Date Period:1500-1799
Notes:

Not dated but includes reference to His Majesty’s Dominions on America, so pre 1776.

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The post to the following towns goes out every day but Friday, and comes in from them, every day but Tuesday.

The Post to the following towns, goes out every day but Tuesday, and comes in from them every day but Friday.

The Post comes in, and goes out, from the undermentioned towns every day.

The North Post arrives about eleven o’clock in the forenoon, and goes out immediately when the South Post comes in.  The West Post arrives about twelve o’clock at Noon, on Sundays Tuesdays and Thursdays, and goes out immediately when the South Post comes in on Sundays, Wednesday and Fridays.  The South Post arrives about three o’clock in the afternoon, and goes out at one o’clock at noon.

Rates of taxes on sundry foreign letters and the rates of postage in Great Britain and Ireland, and Ship letters.

List of carriers and stage coaches.

There are fish carriers, which come to the Blue Bell, in High Street, and the Old King’s Head, in Change Alley, several times a week, and carries parcels, to Barnsly [Barnsley], Halifax, Leeds, and other towns on the road to Carlisle, Newcastle, Berwick, Scarborough, etc., Also to Darby [Derby], Burton, Litchfield [Lichfield], Birmingham, Stafford, etc.,

London, Leeds, Wakefield, Barnsley, and Sheffield, NEW POST COACH, in one day and a half by the Way, of Worksop, Ollerton, Newark, and Grantham; sets out every morning at half past four o'clock, (Sunday excepted) from Mr Glanville’s, the Angel Inn, in Sheffield, and from the Cross Keys Inn, in Wood Street, London.

London Leeds, Wakefield, Barnsley, Sheffield, Pibley Lane, Mansfield, and Nottingham, MACHINE, in two days to Leeds and London; sets out from the Rose and Crown in Sheffield, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, morning at half past nine o'clock. Lies at Nottingham, both up and down.

Printed by and for James Sketchley, Auctioneer (price six pence).

Dimensions: approx 45 x 55 cm.

Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: MP 381 VL.

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