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Irish Post Offices & Postmarks

Ards Centre,
Newtownards, County Down.

Post Office opened in the FPO Wellworth's Store at Ards Shopping Centre on Thursday 19 Sep 1996.

Newtownards / Co. Down

Earliest known date - 19 SEP 1996
Latest known date - 15 Oct 1996
Postmark type - Circular, Single Ring.

Codes Known - L?

SR (24mm)

5 OC 1996      
Taken from Cert of Posting by A W Graham, cancelled at Ards Centre on 5 Oc 1996.      

Ards Centre / Newtonards SID

Earliest known date - 15 Oct 1996
Latest known date - Unknown
Postmark type - SID Circle, Code at top, Date on one line

Codes Known - A, B



17Oct1996-A   17Oct1996-B  

Ards Shopping Centre on 5th Oct 1996. Photo from AW Graham Collection.



5 Oct 1996      

OS MAP Ref J 481 742

The office opened with 5 postmarks from the old PO main counter pressed into use as SID type not available. 5 new SID's in use from Tues 15 Oct 1996. The spelling was incorrect as Newtonards.





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