Grimsby & Cleethorpes
Humberside, England

Operated by the Groups within the Grimsby & Cleethorpes District, serving about 20 towns and villages within an area roughly bounded by Humberton, Tetney, Brigsley, Habrough and Immingham (see also Immingham & Louth).

In 2018 this area included the following - Ashby-cum-Fenby, Aylesby, Barnoldby-le-Beck, Bradley, Brigsley, Caistor Town only, Cleethorpes, Great Coates, Great Limber, Grimsby, Habrough, Healing, Holton-le-Clay, Holton-le-Moor, Humberston, Immingham, Irby, Keelby, Laceby, Moortown, Nettleton, New Waltham, North Thoresby, Riby, Scartho, Stallingborough, Swallow, Tetney, Tetney Lock, Ulceby and Waltham.

Grimsby and Cleethorpes is a District within the Scout County of Humberside.

1985

1985 issue

Type 1, 25mm diameter, designed by ?, printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?), on an imperforate backing sheet.



1986

1986 issue

Type 2, 25x32mm, designed by centerprinted by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?), on an imperforate backing sheet.



1987

1987 issue

Type 3, 23x39mm, designed by ?, printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?), on an imperforate backing sheet. "LOCAL" printed in green.



1988 - 1990

1988 issue
p>Type 4, 23x39mm, designed by ?, printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?), on an imperforate backing sheet. "LOCAL" printed in brown.



1991 onwards

1991 issue

Type 5, 23x39mm, designed by ?, printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?), on an imperforate backing sheet. "LOCAL" printed in black.



Cancellations

cachet

Type C1, cachet applied to souvenir covers 1989.


postmark 1

Type P1, applied to first day covers in 1986.


postmark 2

Type P2, 52mm wide, applied to ordinary mail from 1985 onwards.


postmark 3

Type P3, 48mm wide, applied to first day covers in 1986 and ordinary mail.


postmark 4

Type P4, applied to ordinary mail from 1991 onwards.



Statistics

Year 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Start None None None None . Nov 25 . Nov 25 Nov 25 .
Charge None None None None . . . . . .
Year 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Start . . . . . . . . . .
Charge . . . . . . . . . .
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Start . . . . . . . . . .
Charge . . . . . . . . . .
Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Start . . . . . . Nov 11 . . .
Charge . 25p 25p 25p 25p 25p 25p . . .

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This page last amended 1st March 2021
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