Great Yarmouth (GB)

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Great Yarmouth (AKA Yarmouth) is a coastal town in Norfolk, England. It is located at the mouth of the River Yare, 20 miles (30 km) east of the city of Norwich.

Yarmouth was allocated the numeral 927 in the post office lists of 1844, it was later name changed to Great Yarmouth in 1883 where it then appeared in the lists of 1887

Postmark Examples[edit]

1844 cancel on Venetian Red 1d of which at the time was in the lists as Yarmouth
1948 Olympic Cover stamp
Great Yarmouth single ring cancel on 9d from Lilac & Green issue.

Sub Offices[edit]

The Beach[edit]

The Beach area of Great Yarmouth is a 3 mile stretch of sand. The area was a popular resort in Victorian times and continues to serve the tourist industry and holidaying public. It stretches along Marine Parade. The Post Office is no longer in use.

The Beach Sub-Office