Advent Calendar: 20 December – Christmas Post

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Thursday 20 December 2018

Photographs of postman Andrew Kirk delivering Christmas parcels and of the Christmas rush at the post office depot in St Andrews, December 1936 (GMC-EA-324 and GMC-EA-331-A).

These photographs were taken by George Cowie, a local press photographer from 1930 to 1982. His work covers all aspects of life in and around St Andrews and the East Neuk of Fife.

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One reply to "Advent Calendar: 20 December – Christmas Post"

  • bobblesse
    Thursday 20 December 2018, 10.05am

    Heh, heh ... I love the photo of Andrew with bike, parcels, and cows; no spring chicken, Andrew. The lower photo seems to indicate there were few, if any, female postal workers in St Andrews in those days. Many thanks for these wonderful postings!

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