Colchester (GB)

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Colchester is an historic town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in Essex, England.

  • Population 121,859

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St. Botolph's Priory was a Medieval Augustinian religious house in Colchester, Essex and had the distinction of being the first and leading Augustinian convent in England until its dissolution in 1536.
The Post office was opened near the priory and took its name from there.

ST. BARTOLPHS COLCHESTER Registered cover to France 1894


1895 Bournemouth to Colchester