PENSION AND GRATUITIES INDEX (POST 35)
The pension indexes held in the Royal Mail Archive will tell you where your ancestor worked and help you find them in other records. See Record Round-up on page 57 for more details
Year in question
Gives the year your ancestor left the Post Office.
This indicates the volume in the POST 1 catalogue.
Use this to find the right volume in the POST 1 catalogue.
This column lists surnames.
Person’s first name
Abbreviations are often used.
Position held by your ancestor
This is the role that your ancestor held when they left. Abbreviations are usually used; a glossary of these can be found at the end of The Postal Museum’s Family History Research Guide.
Place of employment
Where employees were working just before they left the Post Office.
Page number in POST 1 volume
this will help you to find the right page in the pension volume to read the entry about your ancestor.