Listing of Jamaican Registered Oval Postmarks

(30 marks)

 

Name

Parish

Potter No.

EKD

LKD

Cancel Notes

ABERDEEN

St. Elizabeth
10.02
4.4.1950
2.9.1955


ABOUKIR

St. Ann
20.02
xx.4.1950
20.6.1965

Defaced originally. Defacement of REGISTERED was not visible after 1960.

ASHLEY

Clarendon
330.03
20.4.1950
15.10.1955

“REGISTERED” defaced when first used but in May 1952 defacement was removed and ink changed to black.

BAILEY’S VALE

St. Mary
400.02
27.11.1950
13.3.1962

Last known in violet 3.2.1953. Earliest known in black: 25.7.1959. Known reused 19.4.1991 and 16.10.1991.

BALCARRES

Portland
450.03
1.4.1950
5.10.1964

Defacement of “REGISTERED” appears to have been removed after 19.1.1951.

BROADLEAF

Manchester
1250.03
1.7.1950
31.8.1964

Defacement of “REGISTERED” gradually wore away and by 1960 was clearly visible.

BUFF BAY

Portland
1300.10
1.4.1950
14.5.1999

Used with “REGISTERED” defaced for normal mail, up to: 15.7.1950. Used with “REGISTERED” clear from: 31.3.1951 for registered mail only.

CARISBROOKE

St. Elizabeth
1570.03
1.4.1950
23.9.1954

“REGISTERED” was defaced originally, but reappears with use.

CAULDWELL

Hanover
1660.02
1.4.1950
11.3.1953

Used in violet up to 16.7.1951 and in black from 6.8.1952. The “REGISTERED” side of the cancel was always defaced. (xx.4.1950).

COLEGATE

St. Ann
2040.03
31.1.1950
1.10.1955

Reads: “COLEGATE” in one word. Used with “REGISTERED” defaced in violet up to 22.9.1951. Used with “REGISTERED” and defacement removed in black from 17.3.1952.

ESSEX HALL

St. Andrew
2810.02
1.4.1950
7.1.1959

An early example is known in violet. A late specimen on plain paper is dated: 19.8.1959. (xx.4.1950)

FLOWER HILL

Hanover
2990.02
1.4.1950
4.4.1953

“REGISTERED” was originally defaced but is clear by 1952. Known in violet on SG 124a and 128 with only “24 JU” of date visible. (xx.4.1950).

GORDON TOWN

St. Andrew
3440.07
1.4.1950
9.2.1957

(xx.4.1950). “REGISTERED” is defaced.

HECTORS RIVER

Portland
3930.05
2.4.1951
27.8.1951

“REGISTERED” is always clear. Issued in April 1950.

KINGSTON

Kingston
9400.53
17.5.1946
14.10.1946

A single oval with “REGISTERED / KINGSTON JAMAICA” inside.

LEEDS

St. Elizabeth
4760.02
3.4.1950
5.10.1970

Known in violet: 30.12.1950. The original defacement of “REGISTERED” became less with use. There may be a second die.

LORRIMERS

Trelawny
5030.02
12.9.1950
1.11.1950


LUCEA

Hanover
5060.14
1.4.1950
11.9.1951

Has “REGISTERED” defaced. (xx.4.1950).

LUCEA

Hanover
5060.15
15.5.1954
23.4.1994

“REGISTERED” is clear. Used only for registered post.

PRICKLEY POLE

St. Ann
6900.02
1.4.1950
1.6.1965

Known in violet 1950 to 1953 and re-used in black 1957 to 1965. (xx.4.1950).

SANDY BAY

Hanover
7580.04
30.7.1950
14.7.1995

From 2.3.1953 the original defacement of the word “REGISTERED” was removed and the cancel was used only for registered post.

SANDY RIVER

Clarendon
7600.02
27.6.1951
22.9.1960

Known in violet up to 2.5.1956 and in black from 1.4.1957. Issued in April 1950. “REGISTERED” was originally defaced but after removal of the defacement die was used only for registered post.

TOWER ISLE

St. Mary
8460.02
1.4.1950
9.5.1955

Partially defaced “REGISTERED”. EKD (xx.4.1950) was in violet.

TRANQUILITY

Portland
8480.02
11.7.1950
19.11.1964

Known in violet up to 26.10.1950 and in black from 3.4.1951. “REGISTERED” was defaced on receipt but had become clear by 9.12.1960.

TROY

Trelawny
8560.03
29.11.1950
12.11.1953


TWEEDSIDE

Clarendon
8580.02
29.3.1951
14.2.1995

Original defacement of “REGISTERED” not evident after December 1957. Reported used in red, but not dated. Known to have been reused 20.7.1983 and 20.1.1989, 14.2.1995 with manuscript dates.

WHITHORN

Westmoreland
8990.02
28.6.1950
4.1.1956

Used in violet up to 24.6.1952 and in black from 14.10.1952.

WILLIAMSFIELD

Manchester
9020.04
12.6.1950
17.12.1966

Has “REGISTERED” defaced.

WILLIAMSFIELD

Manchester
9020.05
8.12.1952
26.1.1965

Used for registered post with“REGISTERED” very clear.

WINDSOR FOREST

Portland
9080.02
1.4.1950
17.12.1963

“REGISTERED” defaced when first used but reported clear by 23.12.1960. Known in violet to 29.11.1951 and in black from 13.8.1952. (xx.4.1950).