Coach ticket

< 1 of 1 > Back
Postcard of Coach ticket.
© National Museums Scotland

Coach ticket

This paper coach ticket was issued by the Royal Mail Coach Office in Aberdeen for 'Number 1 Outside Passenger' on the Perth coach. It is dated 1st March 1826.

The ticket is partly printed and partly written in ink. It includes information on weights of luggage and charges payable and proprietors' liability.

Most coaches carried passengers as well as mail. It was cheaper, if colder and more dangerous, to travel outside the coach.

Record details

To search on related items, click any linked text below.

Online ID: 000-100-067-837-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
Project description | View all records in project
Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.OS 17
Date: 1 March 1826
Material: Paper. Inscription: Royal Mail Coach Office, Aberdeen; No. 1 outside passenger in the [illegible] to Perth the 1 Day of March 1826 - Paid 1 [pound] 1/- sets off at 6 a.m.; J. Clark [signature]
Dimensions: 85 mm H x 105 mm W (unmounted)
What: Ticket, coach
Where: Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen (Royal Mail Coach Office)
Scotland, Perthshire, Perth
Description: Paper ticket issued by the Royal Mail Coach Office, Aberdeen, for number 1 outside passenger on the Perth coach, 1 March 1826
Related Records:
< 1 of 1 > Back
Powered by Scran