Oxford post boxes: George VI (1936–1952)

George VI pillar box on London Road, Headington
Pillar box outside 220 London
Road, Headington [C]

George VI wall box
Wall box in Turl Street [M]


Boxes dating from the reign of George VI are inscribed “GR” with a small “VI” between the two letters.


There are numerous boxes in Oxford dating from this reign, so just one specimen pillar box and one wall-box are shown in this section.




Key to Manufacturers:

[C] Carron Company, Stirlingshire

[M] McDowall, Steven & Co Ltd, Falkirk





Stephanie Jenkins, 2013