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september 2018

24sep7:30 pm'The Royal Mail Guard' - A Talk by Martin Horler

Event Details

A Talk by  Martin Horler

Martin explores the postal system from the time of Henry VIII to the coming of the Railway in 1840; the revolutionary introduction of Mail Coaches which were provided by contractors keeping to a strict timetable. Martin brings to the talk the weapons provided to guard the mail and demonstrates the calls blown by the guard on a 51 inch coach horn.

Presented by the Golden Cap Association (West Dorset) Non-members are welcome.

Admission £3 – includes tea or coffee and biscuits.

Time

(Monday) 7:30 pm

Location

Bridport United Church Hall

United Church Hall, East Street, Bridport

Organizer

http://www.goldencapnt.org.uksimmons.crosslands@btinternet.com 01308 863577

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