Alley - Clarendon

Thirteen miles south of May Pen, just off the main road approaching Portland Point

Was originally called "Withywood" and then "VERE"

Alley Church (1671) is the oldest Anglican chuch in Jamaica (7)

 

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Potter No.

EKD

LKD

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Numerical Obliterator. Type - A78 H

160.01
8.4.1859
13.1.1893

Vere became Alley in 1874 and a new "A78" obliterator was issued.

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11

160.02
xx.xx.1875
9.10.1894

Double Ring Datestamp - With dots

160.03
26.11.1894
6.12.1904

Double Ring Datestamp - With dots

160.04
12.5.1917
1.9.1937

Appears as a “Single Ring”. Rings probably too close to be distinguished.

Double Ring Datestamp - With dots

160.05
11.2.1923
14.3.1936

Has a 4 digit year.

Double Ring Datestamp - No dots

160.06
10.1.1940
28.8.1981

Variation in width of letter “A” in ALLEY probably due to damage. Seen without year plug.

Birmingham. Type - B4

160.07
24.1.1955
24.7.1961

Earliest date has no year plug, but letter dated 1955.

Modern Single Ring. * above date.

160.08
15.8.1962
22.11.1988

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41

160.09
27.4.1978
27.4.1978