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Irish Post Offices & Postmarks

Aldergrove/ Crumlin Co.Antrim,
Aldergrove / Lisburn Co.Antrim.

Albertbridge / Crumlin, Co. Antrim

Earliest known date - 6 OC 1955
Latest known date - Unknown
Postmark type - Circle, Double Ring, Short Thick Arcs, Code at Top.

Codes Known - C

DR (mm)


Aldergrove / Lisburn Co.Antrim

Earliest known date - 19 SEP 1957
Latest known date - 31 AU 1962
Postmark type - Circle, Double Ring, Code at top, Short Thin Arcs.

Codes Known - B

DR (27/16mm)


1960   28JA1958  

Aldergrove / Co.Antrim

Earliest known date - Proof
Latest known date - Proof
Postmark type - Circular.

Codes Known -

SR (24mm)

Example from Post Office Archive Postmark proof Book 1963 Security Scrap :Post 55/241


Proof 1963      

Aldergrove Crumlin / Co. Antrim

Earliest known date - 19 NO 1998
Latest known date -
Postmark type -Single Circle, Code letter at top.

Codes Known - B

SR (25mm)

19 NO 1998      

Aldergrove Map showing location of Post Office c1857 & c1900.


To view a larger scale map click on the image.


The Spar and Post Office at RAF Aldergrove.



In 2009 the Post Office was located at

Aldergrove Post Office
RAF Station
BT29 4BN

At RAF Aldergrove there is a wide range of facilities for use by everyone on the station - there is a Spar shop and Post Office. The SPAR is located directly opposite the B site main gate. It offers a great range of fresh foods, wine, beer, household products and store-cupboard essentials, hot food to go and plus National Lottery available too. Located in the same building is a Post Office which offers all the expected postal services and just outside there is a cash point and adjacent carpark for added convenience.

Spar Opening Times:- Mon – Fri 07:30 – 22:00hrs Sat & Sun 09:00 – 22:00hrs

Post Office Opening Times:- Mon – Fri 09:00 – 13:00 hrs then 14:00 – 17:00 hrs

Sat - 09:00 – 12:00 hrs Sun - closed

POC - Dec 1938-11Jan1939 lists Aldergrove
PM 1953-77, Mrs E. Poots

PO also previously located at Phoenix Club, Killead Village, OS Grid Ref J 153.794

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