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Post Office
The New Post Office opened in 1940
This early postcard shows the bustle around the Post Office
in about 1905, and before the High Street was widened.
The new Post Office and sorting room behind,
in College Street opened in 1940

Photograph by S Powell c1895 thought to be a local postman - note the railings under the window
Rushden Echo, 1st January 1909

The 177 Pensioners in the Rushden Old Age Pension District, including Rushden, Irchester, Wollaston, Newton Bromswold, and Higham Park, will receive pensions amounting to £2,262 4s. a year.

Rushden Echo, 23rd November 1917, transcribed by Kay Collins

Parcels For The Front—The Postmaster at Rushden calls attention to the fact that parcels for the British troops in France should be posted as long as possible before December 14th. No parcel for the B.E.F. will be accepted after December 14th until December 26th. Letters for delivery by Christmas Day must be posted by December 16th. parcels should be posted early, packed well, and addressed fully and clearly.

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