Monday, 11 December 2017

Mail sent to Queensland Receiving Offices

This page lists known examples of mail being sent to Queensland Receiving Offices

Postcard sent from Brisbane to Linville Receiving Office on 12 April 1906. Received in Moore on 14 April 1906 and then presumably delivered to Linville. Linville, 30 km north north west of Toogoolawah, was a Receiving Office from 1898 to January 1910, when it was elevated to a post office. From 1905 onwards the receiving office keeper was E. Wells, a storekeeper. Seen in the Queensland Stamp Collecting Facebook Group

Postcard sent from Berlin to Fassifern Receiving Office on 1 June 1913. Fassifern, 11 km west of Boonah, was a Receiving Office from 1897 - 1927. From 1911 the receiving office keeper was Hermann Schultz a dairy farmer. Seen in the Queensland Stamp Collecting Facebook Group

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