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Offline Essnell

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Can someone explain this address please.
« on: Thursday 01 March 18 23:43 GMT (UK) »
Hi
I have an old letter 1912   address   
      ................................
       Luddenden Foot
       S.O. Yorks

      Can any one tell us what the S.O.  meant at that time? 

thanks if you can.

essnell

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Re: Can someone explain this address please.
« Reply #1 on: Friday 02 March 18 00:03 GMT (UK) »
Sorting Office, for the local mail to be collected?

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Re: Can someone explain this address please.
« Reply #2 on: Friday 02 March 18 00:09 GMT (UK) »
I was just going to type the same answer Bookbox =  Luddendenfoot, Sorting Office, Yorkshire.

Luddenden Foot was in the West Riding of Yorkshire near Halifax.

("Riding" = a third of the county of Yorkshire)

Aberdeen: Findlay-Shirras,McCarthy
MidLothian: Mason,Telford,Darling,Cruikshanks,Bennett,Sime, Bell
Lanarks:Crum, Brown, MacKenzie,Cameron, Glen, Millar
Ross, Urray:Mackenzie
Moray: Findlay; Marshall/Marischell
Perthshire: Brown Ferguson
Wales: McCarthy, Thomas
England: Almond, Askin, Dodson, Harrison, Maw, McCarthy, Munford, Pye, Shearing, Smith, Smythe, Speight, Strike, Wallis/Wallace, Ward, Wells
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Re: Can someone explain this address please.
« Reply #3 on: Friday 02 March 18 00:19 GMT (UK) »
Hi Rena and Bookbox,

Thanks a million. Issue solved. 

Essnell