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Irish Post Offices & Postmarks

Lecarrow, County Roscommon

Leith Cheathramha

Leegarrow, Knockcroghery, Co Roscommon


Lecarrow / Knockcroghery SO single circle

Earliest known date - 28 JU 1908
Latest known date - 28 AU 1916
Postmark type - Circle, No Code at Top

Codes Known -


27mm single circle      

Leegarrow / Knockroghery / 22 JUN 1901 / Co.Roscommon

Earliest known date -
Latest known date -
Postmark type - Circle, date on one line

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Taken from James MacKay Sub Post Offices - Has anyone seen an example on cover?



Leith Cheatramha

Earliest known date - 27 AP 1931
Latest known date - Unknown
Postmark type - Circular, 27mm

Codes Known -




Leith Cheatramha

Earliest known date - 30 Jan 1940
Latest known date -
Postmark type - Circular, 31mm

Codes Known -



Knockcroghery RSO Co Roscommon

Earliest known date - 28JU1908
Latest known date -
Postmark type - Circular, time code at top

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In 2009 the Post Office was closed and was believed to have been closed at the end of the twentieth century. In 1836 Lewis Topography refers to the post office, and one is included in the 1837 historic map extract below. There is a post box built into the wall at Coffey's Pub in Lecarrow.

1837 MapPostBox



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