Bewdley, Cleobury Mortimer & Stourport-on-Severn
Hereford & Worcester and Shropshire, England

Operated by Severnteme District Scouts & Guides (Hereford & Worcester) & the Cleobury Mortimer Scouts & Guides (Shropshire).
Bewdley was a separate district within the Scout County of Hereford & Worcester, from 2002 Bewdley District was subsumed into the newly formed Severn and Teme District (together with the old Stourport, Tenbury and Witley District). Cleobury Mortimer is a district within the Scout County of Shropshire.

Three seperate sorting areas serve:-
1) Bewdley & it's surroundings of Bayton, Heightington, Kinlet, Mamble, Pound Green, Ribbesford, Trimpley, & Wribbenhall.
2) Cleobury Mortimer & it's surroundings of Doddington, Farlow, Hopton Wafers, Milson, Neen Savage, Neen Sollars, Oreton & Stottesdon.
3) Stourport-on-Severn & it's surroundings of Areley Kings, Dunley & Wilden

Bewdley Poster

2012 (issued 17th November)

2012 issue

Types 1 to 10, 27x40mm, designed by J. Crabbe using available clip-art, printed by Taws Printers of Telford, on gummed paper, line rouletted about 10, in sheets of 50 (5 rows of 10), imperforate three sides of sheet (top, right & bottom, leading to two partially imperforate variations for types 1 to 9& three for type 10). A pair of First day covers each with 5 of the stamps was produced on locally designed pre-dated covers, cancelled P1 blue. Ordinary post cancelled as P2 blue.



2013 (issued 16th November)

2013 issue

Types 11 to 20, 27x40mm, designed by J. Crabbe using available clip-art, printed by Graphics and Print of Telford (previously Taws), on gummed paper, line rouletted about 10, in sheets of 50 (5 rows of 10), imperforate three sides of sheet (top, right & bottom, leading to two partially imperforate variations for types 11 to 19 & three for type 20). A pair of First day covers each with 5 of the stamps was produced on locally designed pre-dated covers, cancelled P1 red. Ordinary post cancelled as P2 red.
A booklet of 10 stamps was also produced specifcally for sale on the Bewdley street stall, with a wide range of coloured covers.

2013issue

2014 (issued 15th November)

2014 issue

Types 21 to 30, 27x40mm, designed by J. Crabbe using his photographs, printed by Prestige Business Forms Ltd of Telford, on gummed paper, line rouletted about 10, in sheets of 50 (5 rows of 10), imperforate four sides of sheet leading to four partially imperforate variations for types 21, 25, 26 & 30 & and two each for the rest. A First day cover with all 10 of the stamps was produced on locally designed pre-dated covers, cancelled P1 red. Ordinary post cancelled as P2 red.



Cancellations

Statistics

Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Start None Nov 17 Nov 16 Nov 15 None None None None None None
Printed None 50,000 50,000 50,000 None None None None None None

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This page last amended 1st May 2018
© copyright 2018 John Crabbe