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GPO telegrams were once the quickest way to send an important message. From 11am on Thursday 31st July 2003, BT no longer provided a personal greetings telegram service.
Edward Ardizzone (1900 - 1979) was a well known illustrator of children's books, such as 'Johnny the Clockmaker', Oxford University Press, 1960. Reprinted 1971. ISBN 0 19 279587 2
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Red Bike Boys
The special site for Leicester ex-Telegram Boys their stories, pictures and where they meet. Contributions from other City’s ex-Messengers are most welcome.
Telegram Messenger Boys' Reunion
In the 21st century, the Post Office no longer operates a Telegram Service, but in a free market, other companies can provide on-line messaging and arrange delivery by courier or post. Selected examples are shown below.
Delivery by post (Royal Mail)
TASS - Teleprinter Automatic Switching System
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