Village Post Box

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THE VILLAGE POST BOX

The letters to Clifford were brought from Stratford in a red pony cart by Mr. Box – and Mr Horseman, waiting outside the Post Office at 7a.m. carried his allocation on his back to Preston-on-Stour and the outlying farms. He died at his post for he fell into a ditch one cold winter's day, and died as a result.

POST BOX

The Post Box for posting letters was approached along what is now the car park of the Clifford Club, the letters falling into a wire cage set on the inside of the Village Shop, and it stayed there until the Village Shop closed down.

EXTRACTS FROM THE MINUTES OF THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCL 14th July 1974

“A letter had been received from the Parish Council asking for permission to site the pillar box in the corner of the Jubilee Hall boundary fence”