Chester Castle - Hanover

Located eighteen miles south of Montego Bay, on the B7 road in the south-east corner of the parish

 

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Potter No.

EKD

LKD

Cancel Notes

Numerical Obliterator. Type - F98 O

1840.01
xx.xx.1873
xx.xx.1874

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11

1840.02
xx.xx.1873
5.11.1894

Reads: “CHESTER-CASTLE”, with a hyphen.

Double Ring Datestamp

1840.03
10.12.1894
3.7.1901

Reported used on 8.6.1922.

Double Ring Datestamp

1840.04
13.2.1936
4.11.1980

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41

1840.05
xx.xx.1981
16.10.1985

Reads; “CHESTER CASTLE P.O. / JAMAICA”. Known in black; 24.9.1984 and 15.7.1985.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j

1840.06
16.11.1987
30.10.1990

With asterisks. Known in black 21.2.1988 and 17.2.1989. Reads: “CHESTER CASTLE POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. A reuse in blue is also known; June 1992.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j

1840.07
21.9.1990
22.11.1992

No asterisks. Reads: “CHESTER CASTLE POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Changed to ble in June 1992.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - 03*POWI/37je

1840.08
25.9.1998
8.xx.2000

Reads: “CHESTER CASTLE POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”