Jamaican Postal Cancellations (Postmarks)

Selected Bibliography and some links


1. The Postal History of Jamaica, Proud EB. Proud-Bailey Co. Ltd., East Sussex, 632pp. 2004. ISBN 1 872465 463. Provides comprehensive information on Jamaican postal history and postmarks up to Independence in 1962.

2. The Encyclopaedia of British West Indies Postmarks - King George VI. Horry, David, Murray Payne Ltd., 2007, 382pp. And; personal communications.

3. Encyclopaedia of Jamaican Philately, Sutcliffe D & Jarvis S. British West Indies Study Circle, 1997. ISBN 0 9506535 4 3.

4. Jamaican Post Office/Agency listing, Cragg, RS, Internet (with map references).

5. Rarity listing of Jamaican Single-Ring postmarks. Atmore, W, British West Indies Study Circle.

6. Rarity listing of Jamaican Squared-Circle postmarks. Bill Atmore, W. British West Indies Study Circle

7. The Postal Markings of Jamaica. Potter IA (Ed.). 424pp. 1996. Privately published. ISBN 0-9528672-0-6

8. Dictionary of Place-Names in Jamaica. Sibley IK, Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, 1978. 184pp.

9. Registration Markings and Labels of Jamaica, Lant R, Topaz R & Von Pohle CL. British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group, 1975? 18pp.

10. The squared circle postmarks of Jamaica, Foster, T., British Caribbean Philatelic Philatelic Study Group, 1971; 10pp.

11. Jamaica: The Postal History 1662 - 1860. Foster T., Robson Lowe, London, 180pp. 1968.

12. The Jamaican Obliterator Listing. Topaz R. Brtish Caribbean Philatelic Journal, February 1968 (Supplement). 11pp.

13. The Jamaican Obliterator Listing, Topaz R., British Caribean Philatelic Study Group, 1967; 9pp. Supplements, July and December 1967.

14. The Handbook of Jamaica (1966 edition), Government of Jamaica, Kingston, 948 pp.

15. Jamaica: A Review of the Nation's Postal History and Postage. Johnson AN., American Philatelic Society, 62pp. 1964.

16. The Birmingham-type cancels of Jamaica, von Pohle, CL., British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group, 1961; 6pp.

17. The squared circle postmarks of Jamaica. Lant, R and Topaz, R., British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group, ca. 1961; 11pp. "Addenda, corrections and late remarks"; 1961?; 1p.

18. The Birmingham Postmarks of Jamaica, Foster, T., British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group, 1960s?; 25pp.

19. The Philatelic Handbook of Jamaica, Aguilar, EF. Kingston, Jamaica, 1949. 109pp.

20. Jamaican Obliteration Numbers. Nicholson LCC. W & S Stamps Ltd., London, 16pp. 1949.

21. Jamaica: Temporary Rubber Datestamps, 1881-1938, Nicholson, LCC.. London: Godden, 1939; 34pp.

22. Jamaica: Its Postal History, Postage Stamps and Postmarks. Collett GW., Edwards WB., Morton CS & Nicholson LCC. Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 248pp. 1928.

23. The Jamaica Post Towns, Morton, CS., 1840-1875. London: Stamp Collecting, ca. 1920; 24pp.