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POST-OFFICE INFORMATION AND REGULATIONS.
SOUTHAMPTON POST OFFICE.
1.—Extent of the Official District of the Postmaster of Southampton.
The Official District of the Postmaster of Southampton comprehends the Town of Southampton and a circle of between six and seven miles round it. In this district one general office and 26 receiving houses are situated, employing a postmaster, 8 clerks, 27 receivers of letters, and 25 letter carriers. The principal office is situated in Hanover Buildings.
Postmaster—ROBERT LANKESTER, Esq.
Chief Clbkk—WILLIAM COOPER.
2.—Hours of Business.
The principal office opens for official business at 7 in the morning, and closes at 11 at night.
3.—Situation of Receiving Houses.
The receiving houses in the Southampton district are situated as follows: —At Mr. Webb's confectioner, No. 41, High-street; Mr. Ure's grocer, 19, Bedford-place; Mr. Watson's, coachmaker, 3, Upper Saint Mary's-street; Mrs. Hoare, grocer, Onslow Road; Mr. Roe's, carpenter, Bartley; Mr. Payne's, wheelwright, Beaulieu ; Mr. Carmichael's, gardener, Bevois-hill; Mr. Towton's, Bittern ; Mr". Bye's, grocer, Botley ; Mr. Ewer's, Bursledon ; Mr. Stephen's, shopkeeper, Exbury; Mr. Caton's, saddler, Fawley; Mrs. Kingett's, shopkeeper, Four Posts; Mrs. Gill's, Hamble ; Mr. Rolph's, shopkeeper, Highfield; Mr. Bishop's, innkeeper, Hythe; Miss Jurd's, shopkeeper, Itchen Ferry; Mr. Register, innkeeper, Marchwood; Mr. Horne's, grocer, Millbrook; Mrs. Vare's, Nursling; Miss Thring's, Redbridge; Mr. Webber's, shopkeeper, Shirley; Mr. Martin, Shirley Common; Mr. Bevis's, grocer, Swanick ; Mr. Corps's, shoemaker, Swaithling ; Mr. Read's, tailor, Totton ; Mrs. Hatley's, grocer, West End.
4.—Hours for dosing the Letter Box at the Post-office, Hanover Buildings.
The hours for closing the letter box at the Post Office, Hanover Buildings, for the purpose of despatching mails, are as follows: viz., At half-past 8
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