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200 Years of the GPO – August 2014

Many things about the housekeeper at the General Post Office were remarkable. Take, for instance, her £100 annual salary, a four-room suite on the GPO’s second floor, a private office and a staff of twelve, comprising eight housemaids, two firefighters and two lamplighters. The fact that the married Mrs Draper was ‘comely as well as […]
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