Postal History of
JAMAICA

Post Offices ASHLEY to BAMBOO

ASHLEY
14.04.1949 to
Independence
Area: Clarendon
1   OVAL TEMP       14.04.1949 09.05.1950  
       
2   OVAL TEMP     “JAMAICA” is much shorter and asterisks are below centre line 27.01.1950    
3   OVAL REG       20.04.1950 15.10.1955  
4   1C "JAMAICA"   Last seen: 14.01.1967 10.04.1956 05.08.1962  
ASHTON
14.12.1955 to
Independence
Area: Westmoreland
1   OVAL TEMP     14.12.1955 06.09.1956  
       
2   1C "JAMAICA" Last seen: 19.11.1983 07.02.1957 05.08.1962  
ASKENISH
30.10.1920 to
Independence
Area: Hanover
1   REC TEMP       30.10.1920 09.09.1921  
2   DR "JAMAICA" Last seen: ??.12.1976 06.06.1921 05.08.1962  
AUCHTEMBEDDIE
28.02.1939 to
Independence
Area: Manchester
1   DR "JAMAICA" Name and Jamaica
further apart
28.02.1939 27.10.1958  
2   DR "JAMAICA"   Name and Jamaica
closer
Last seen: 10.07.1990
22.04.1952 05.08.1962  
BAILEY'S VALE
11.11.1949 to
Independence
Area: St. Mary
1   OVAL TEMP     11.11.1949 09.05.1950  
2   OVAL REG "JAMAICA"     27.11.1950 13.03.1962  
       
3   OVAL TEMP     Last seen: 10.07.1990 05.07.1961 24.10.1961  
       
(4)   1C "JAMAICA"   First seen: 21.08.1963
Last seen: 08.08.1988
     
BALACLAVA
??.??.1875 to
Independence
Area: St. Elizabeth
1   1C     ??.??.1875 10.12.1895  
2   BONC "A79"   Type K 24.12.1886 17.10.1890  
3   DR "JAMAICA" With dots 06.01.1886 31.07.1928  
4   DR "JAMAICA"   No dots 08.11.1924 17.01.1935  
5   DR "JAMAICA" No dots
Last seen: 12.05.1973
12.11.1932 05.08.1962  
6   2C "JAMAICA" Bars on sides
Last seen: 15.11.19
85
16.04.1951 05.08.1962  
7   2C "JAMAICA"   Thin lines on sides
Last seen: 16.09.19
87
16.04.1951 05.08.1962  
8   1C     Temporary steel die 21.08.1957 ??.01.1961  
BALACLAVA STATION
19.12.1901 to 11.06.1927
Area: St. Mary
1         Railway Cancel. Type - S1a- 19.12.1901 29.04.1902  
2         Railway Cancel. Type - S1b- 29.04.1902 30.10.1920  
3         Railway Cancel. Type - S3b 27.02.1921 01.12.1923  
4       Railway Cancel. Type - S4b 11.06.1927    
BALCARRES
08.01.1913 to
Independence
Area: Portland
1   REC TEMP       08.01.1913 13.09.1915  
2   DR "JAMAICA"     28.03.1921 15.11.1949  
3   OVAL REG   Last seen: 05.10.1964 ??.04.1950 05.08.1962  
4   1C     Temporary steel die 13.06.1957 25.03.1962  
BAMBOO
??.??.1896 to
Independence
Area: St. Ann
1   REC TEMP     Only one copy known ??.??.1896    
2   DR "JAMAICA"   With dots 23.12.1896 02.02.1925  
3   DR "JAMAICA" No dots 19.12.1927 25.06.1951  
       
4   2C "JAMAICA" Last seen: 11.07.1975 16.12.1951 05.08.1962