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We are a Charitable Trust supporting research and publication relating to the history of communication through postal systems of the world.

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NEW BOOK… Shropshire Postal Markings 1706 to c1910 (Third Edition)

by Brian Atkins

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The Rossiter Newsletter – 68

Shropshire Postal Markings by Brian Atkins A detailed study in 146 pages, Shopshire Postal Markings (Third edition) includes the postal markings of the county from 1706 up to c1910. Since the…

The Rossiter Newsletter – 67

The Stuart Rossiter Memorial Lecture will be at 5pm on Wednesday 15 May 2024 at the RPSL, 15 Abchurch Lane, London. EC4N 7BW Simon Martin-Redman FRPSL will be speaking on…

The Rossiter Newsletter – 66

British Long Distance Mail Packets Volume 2 The Harwich Packets 1816-1834, Rates Routes and Ships Out and Home by Colin Tabeart A detailed study of Harwich packets based on original research from newspapers…

Stuart Rossiter Trust Annual Lecture

The 2024 Memorial Lecture was held on Wednesday 15th May at the RPSL, 15 Abchurch Lane, London EC4N 7BW, when Simon Martin-Redman gave his lecture

“Postal History – Which is more interesting, the postal aspect or the history aspect?”

A copy of the presentation is available to view – see our Past Lectures page.


Deatils of our 2025 event will be published in due course.

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