Postal History of
JAMAICA

Post Offices ALVA to ARAWAK

ALVA
09.08.1956 to
Independence
Area: St. Ann
1   OVAL TEMP       09.08.1956 08.09.1956  
2   1C "JAMAICA"   Last seen: 07.07.1991 07.02.1957 05.08.1962  
AMITY HALL
06.11.1770 to 08.12.1808

Area: St.Thomas
1   Oneliner       06.11.1770    
2   Oneliner       08.12.1808    
ANCHOVY
21.06.1882 to
Independence
Area: St. James
1   SQC     21.06.1882 30.10.1918  
2   DR "JAMAICA" Last seen: 06.06.1970 18.10.1906 05.08.1962  
3   1C "JAMAICA"   Last seen: 25.07.1995
Bars on sides
24.07.1950 05.08.1962  
ANCHOVY STATION
05.11.1901 to 29.11.1923

Area:St. James
1         Railway Cancel. Type - S1a 05.01.1901 12.06.1918  
2         Railway Cancel. Type - S3b 17.03.1919 29.11.1923  
ANNOTTO BAY
10.07.1804 to
Independence
Area: St. Mary
1   Oneliner       10.07.1804 09.02.1834  
2   Oneliner       29.09.1819 28.04.1832  
3   Oneliner       06.05.1833 17.07.1838  
4   0C       01.04.1839 21.10.1840  
5   0C       22.03.1844 13.08.1859  
6   BONC "A28" Type H 31.03.1859 21.03.1876  
7   1C "JAMAICA"     11.05.1863 24.01.1885  
8   BONC "A28" Type M 09.09.1878 26.01.1885  
9   SQC "JAMAICA"     30.03.1885 18.12.1897  
10   DR "JAMAICA"   With dots 27.11.1894 01.07.1915  
11   DR "JAMAICA"   With dots 10.09.1898 13.07.1916  
12   DR "JAMAICA"   No dots
Name is hyphenated
09.10.1909 04.05.1915  
13   DR "JAMAICA" With dots 20.01.1916 23.07.1937  
       
14   DR "JAMAICA" Last seen: 24.11.1967 15.12.1937 05.08.1962  
15   1C "JAMAICA"   Last seen: 06.12.1994 10.09.1956 05.08.1962  
       
ANNOTTO BAY STATION
17.02.1902 to 11.10.1925
Area: St. Mary
1       Railway Cancel. Type - S1a- 17.02.1902 01.10.1919  
2       Railway Cancel. Type - S1b- 29.01.1905 20.07.1908  
3      
 
Railway Cancel. Type - S3b-
Abbreviated: “GOV’T”
20.09.1912 31.12.1923  
4         Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 06.10.1925 11.10.1925  
APPLETON STATION
20.09.1901 to 13.01.1924
Area: St. Elizabeth
1       Railway Cancel. Type - S1b- 20.09.1901 20.04.1910  
2       Railway Cancel. Type - S3a- 11.08.1911 21.01.1921  
3         Railway Cancel. Type - S3
Abbreviated: “GOV’T”
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18.05.1914 31.01.1924  
ARAWAK
17.12.1957 to
Independence
Area: St. Ann
1         Temporary Steel 17.12.1957 22.05.1958  
2   1C "JAMAICA"   Last seen: 06.01.1995 23.10.1958 05.08.1962