Wigan Year Book of 1889

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Post Office.
HEAD OFFICE, WALLGATE. - POSTMASTER, J.WILSON.
Receiving Offices - Scholes, Wigan Lane, Woodhouse Lane, Chapel Lane, Newtown, Kirkless Street, and Poolstock.
The Chief Office opens at Seven o'clock in the Morning, and closes at Ten in the Evening. Letters may be posted in the Evening up to 10 p.m. Letters for Birmingham, Crewe, West Coast, Stafford, Warrington, Blackburn, St. Helens, Chorley, Prescot, and Scotland up to 10.30 p.m. On SUNDAYS no attendance is given after Ten o'clock a.m.
Collections from Receiving Offices (Sundays excepted) :-
Chapel Lane...................10 0a.m.........11 45a.m..........3 30p.m..........6 30p.m..........8  0p.m.
Kirkless Street................10 0a.m.........11 45a.m..........3 15p.m..........6 15p.m..........7 30p.m.
Newtown........................10 0a.m.........1 15p.m............5 15p.m..........8  0p.m...
Scholes...........................10 0a.m.........11 45a.m..........3 30p.m..........6 15p.m..........8 30p.m.
Wigan Lane.....................10 0a.m.........11 45a.m..........3 30p.m..........6 15p.m..........8 30p.m.
Poolstock........................10 0a.m.........1 15p.m...........5 15p.m...........8  0p.m...
Woodhouse Lane.............7  0a.m...          ...                    ...                       ...               6 30p.m...
MAILS DESPATCHED. TIME OF
CLOSING BOX.
WITH EXTRA
½D.STAMP.
Surburban Offices...................................................................................... 5 45 a.m.  
Liverpool, Ireland, Isle of Man, Ormskirk, Chester, and Prescot............. 8 30 a.m. 8 35 a.m.
London and South..................................................................................... 9  0 a.m. 9  5 a.m.
Manchester and Yorkshire........................................................................ 9 10 a.m. 9 15 a.m.
Preston, Blackburn, Burnley, and E. Lancashire...................................... 10 10 a.m. 10 15 a.m.
Southport.................................................................................................. 10 10 a.m. 10 15 a.m.
Chorley..................................................................................................... 10 10 a.m. 10 15 a.m.
Manchester, Yorkshire, East Coast, and Bolton...................................... 10 55 a.m. 11  0 a.m.
London, South, Crewe, and Birkenhead.................................................... 11  0 a.m. 11  5 a.m.
Liverpool, Ormskirk, Isle of Man, Prescot, Ireland, and Chester............. 11 35 a.m. 11 40 a.m.
Preston, Lancaster, and Scotland............................................................... 11 40 a.m. 11 45 a.m.
Newton-le-Willows................................................................................... 12 15 p.m. 12 20 p.m.
Wigan Delivery.......................................................................................... 12 15 p.m.  
St. Helens.................................................................................................. 12 30 p.m. 12 35 p.m.
Southport.................................................................................................. 12 40 p.m. 12 45 p.m.
Liverpool, Ormskirk, Isle of Man, Ireland, Pemberton, Highfield, Orell,    
         and Upholland.......................................................................... 1  0 p.m. 1  5 p.m.
Preston, Blackburn, Burnley, &e. ............................................................ 1 35 p.m. 1 40 p.m.
Manchester, Yorkshire, and East Coast.................................................... 1 50 p.m. 1 55 p.m.
Warrington................................................................................................ 1 50 p.m. 1 55 p.m.
Ince, Lower Ince, and Crooke................................................................... 2 55 p.m. 3  0 p.m.
Haigh (Friday and Saturday closes at 3 45 p.m.)..................................... 3 15 p.m. 3 20 p.m.
New Springs............................................................................................. 3 15 p.m. 3 20 p.m.
Liverpool and Birkenhead........................................................................ 3 30 p.m. 3 35 p.m.
Platt Bridge and Bamfurlong..................................................................... 3 45 p.m. 3 50 p.m.
Bolton....................................................................................................... 4  0 p.m. 4  5 p.m.
Southport and Hindley............................................................................. 4 20 p.m. 4 25 p.m.
London, Blackburn, Liverpool, Prescot, and Warrington......................... 4 20 p.m. 4 25 p.m.
Wigan Delivery......................................................................................... 4 30 p.m.  
Standish, Worthington, and Blackburn..................................................... 4 45 p.m. 4 50 p.m.
Manchester and District........................................................................... 5  0 p.m. 5  5 p.m.
Preston, Blackburn, and Burnley.............................................................. 6  5 p.m. 6 10 p.m.
* London, Liverpool, Manchester, Bolton, Ormskirk, Southport,    
         Preston, the South, and Ireland........................................................ 10  0 p.m.  
* Warrington, Crewe, Stafford, Birmingham, Blackburn, St. Helens,    
         Chorley, Prescot, and Scotland........................................................ 10 30 p.m.  
Those marked * are the only despatches on Sunday.

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