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Silas – A Victorian Rural Postman


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(Alan Stone)  Silas Davis delivered the post in Mid Somerset for nearly 40 years between 1869 and 1908.  He was born in Shepton Mallet, and served East Pennard and Pylle as postman.

The author explores Silas? work, and has used the 1881 census and other records to understand some of the people to whom Silas delivered mail.

112 pages.  Soft covers.