Postal History - ARRAN & CUMBRAE datestamps


Ref
Datestamp
Post Office

Earliest Datestamp
1
Black
Brodick

1859

2

Brodick

Aug 1836

3

Brodick
Sept
1853

4

Brodick
1858 -
1879

5

Brodick

1875

6

Brodick
1875

7

Brodick

Apr 1884

AU 10 03
8

Possibly never used
Brodick
May
1906

9

Brodick
July
1906

AU 17 10
10

Brodick
Nov
1915

11

Brodick
Jan
1938

28 JY 42
12

Brodick
Jly
1961

13

Brodick

1966

14

Registered Mail
Brodick


15

Brodick
May
1938

16

6 above datestamp
Brodick
Dec
1950

17

G above datestamp
Brodick
Dec
1953

18

F above datestamp
Brodick
Oct
1978

19

Parcel Stamp
Brodick

1913

20

Parcel Stamp
Brodick

1918

21

Relief cancel (black)
Brodick
Dec
1970


22

Relief cancel (violet)
Brodick
Dec
1971

23
Parcel datestamp
Brodick
1970's

24

Brodick
1954
20 MAY 63
25

Brodick
1966

26

Brodick
1975

27

Brodick
1977

28

Underpayment (Green)
Brodick

1960

29
S126
Brodick
1970's

30
Official mail and compliments slips
Brodick


31
Official mail and compliments slips Brodick


32

Lamlash
1806

33
black pre 1940, red, Yellow, black, blue, mud
Lamlash



34

Lamlash
1859

35

Lamlash

1872

36

Lamlash
1875

37

Codes A-D
Lamlash
Jun
1897


AU  8 11
38

Lamlash

1911

39

Lamlash

1913

40

Lamlash

1913

41

Lamlash
Jun
1927

42

Lamlash
Aug
1935

43

Lamlash
Jun
1936

44

Lamlash
Apr
1948

45

Lamlash
May
1949

29 SP 58
46

Lamlash

1973


47
Parcel datestamp
Lamlash


48

Counter work
Lamlash
May
1973

49

Whiting Bay

1875-80

50

Whiting Bay
1875-
1880

51

Whiting Bay

1900

AU 17 11
52

Whiting Bay
Mar
1918


53

Whiting Bay
Aug
1929

18 SP 32
54

Whiting Bay
Jun
1936

55

Whiting Bay
Feb
1946

56

Whiting Bay
May
1949

22 AU 50
57

Whiting Bay
Sep
1957

13 SP --
58

Whiting Bay
May
1973

59

Whiting Bay
May 1973

60

Whiting Bay
May
1973

61

Blackwaterfoot


1902

62

Blackwaterfoot

1906

17 AU 27
63

Blackwaterfoot

1936

64

Counterwork
Blackwaterfoot

1939

65

Blackwaterfoot

1973

66
Parcel cancel
Blackwaterfoot


67

Corrie

Pre - 1860

68

Corrie
Sep
1884

30 JU --
69

Corrie

1927

70

Corrie

1930

22 SP 33
71

Corrie
Jun
1936

31 AU 49
72

Corrie

1973

73
Parcel cancel
Corrie
1973

74

Dippen

Nov
1946

75

Closed 31st March 1969
Dippin


1956

76

Kildonan

Aug
1901

77

Kildonan

1913

78

Kildonan
Oct
1914

79

Kildonan
Aug
1918

80

Closed 1946
Kildonan
Jun
1936

81

Kildonan Shore

Dec
1933

82

Kildonan Shore
Jun
1936

83

Kildonan Shore

1936

84

Kildonan Shore
May
1973

85

Kilmorie



86

Kilmorie
Dec
1883

87

Kilmorie

1933

88

Kilmorie
Jun
1936

11 MY 55
89

Kilmory

Jun
1956

90

Kilmory
May
1973

91

Never Used
King's Cross


92

King's Cross
Jun
1892

93

King's Cross
Jun
1936

94

King's Cross
May
1973

95

Lochranza

1854

96

Lochranza
Jly
1885

97

Lochranza
Sep
1887

98

Lochranza
1923-
1928

99

Lochranza

1933

100

Lochranza

1936

25 JU 37
101

Lochranza
May
1973

102

Machrie

Apr
1901

103

Unused
Machrie


104

Machrie
Jun
1936

105

Closed 8th Oct 1977
Machrie

1973

106

Pirnmill

1887

107

Pirnmill

1920's

108

Pirnmill

1934

109

Pirnmill

1936

110

Pirnmill
May
1973

111

Shannochie

May
1902

112

Shannochie

1920's

113

Shannochie
prior to
1933

114

Shannochie
Jun
1936

115

Shannochie
May
1973

116
Black
Shiskine S.O

1858

117

Shiskin


1883

118

557

1913?

119

Shiskine


1893

120

Shiskine

1936

121

Shiskine

1973

122

Sliddery


1898

123

Sliddery

1906

124

Sliddery
Dec
1906

125

Sliddery

1936

29 JU 60
126

Error in name spelling
Sliddery
May
1973

127

Sliddery
Mar
1978

128

Millport

Aug 1849

129

Millport

June 1853

130

Millport

Nov 1860

131

Millport

Feb 1861

132

Millport

Jun 1864

133

Millport

Mar 1884

134

Millport

Jun 1899

135

Millport

1899

AU 13 01
136

Millport

Aug 1902

137

Millport

1903

A  MY 27 03
138

Millport

Jun 1906

AU 14 10
139

Millport

1925

16 MY 25
140

Millport

Apr 1926

141

Millport

Summer 1931

142

Millport

Summer 1931

143

Millport

April 1940

19 SP 60
144

Millport

April 1940

145

Millport

Dec 1964

146

Millport

Jun 1966

147

Millport
24 Apr 1962
12 JLY 62
148

Black or Green
Millport



149
Parcel
Millport


150
LIABLE TO LETTER RATE S100  Blk/Green
Millport


151
Parcel
Millport
Early 1960's

152
Private circular cachet (on front)
Violet
Girvan

1900's

153
Private circular cachet (on front)
Black
Girvan

1920's


Reference numbers relate to Islands Postal History Series: No 5
ARRAN a & CUMBRAE
by JAMES A. MACKAY