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Commemorating English Cathedrals & Abbeys

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FDC Type Date of Issue Stamps CDS Postmark Purchased Price Image
Solemn Opening of the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King
May 1967
31 May 1967 3d Liverpool 11 June 2002 £5.00
First Day Cover
British Architecture
Coventry Cathedral
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Manchester 16 June 2002 £0.30
Westminster Abbey Special Commemorative Issue First Day Cover 28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d London E.C.1 17 June 2002 £3.80
British Architecture
St. Paul's Cathedral
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d London E.C. 23 June 2002 £2.21
Westminster Abbey & St. Margaret's Church
[Parliamentary Commonwealth Conference]
19 August 1986 34p London S.W.1 23 June 2002 £4.00
Westminster Abbey & St. Margaret's Church [signed by Margaret Thatcher and Bernard Weatherill, speaker] [No 80 of 100]
 
19 August 1986 34p St. Margaret's Parish Church of House of Commons London SW1 Salutes Parliamentary Commonwealth Conference    
Chester Cathedral 1092 - 1992 20 June 1992 24p Chester 24 June 2002 £1.85
British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Torquay 25 June 2002 £2.20
British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Torquay 25 June 2002 £0.69
St. Paul's Cathedral
British Architecture 1969
First Day Cover
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Canterbury Kent 26 June 2002 £8.00
British Architecture
First Day of Issue
St. Paul's Cathedral
28 May 1969 9d Philatex St. Paul's London E. C.
Posted In The Cathedral Crypt
St. Paul's Cathedral First Day of Issue
27 June 2002 £0.43
Dedicatio Eccl Cath X Regis 14 May 1967 ½d, 2½d Liverpool 30 June 2002 £4.00
Westminster Abbey 1066 - 1966 28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Derby 1 July 2002 £5.51
900th Anniversary of Westminster Abbey
R No 3870 First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Loughborough Leicestershire 1 July 2002 £1.20
First Day of Issue
British Cathedrals
28th May 1969
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Posted In The Cathedral Crypt St. Paul's Cathedral First Day of Issue 1 July 2002 £5.86
Prinknash Abbey Consecration England
Special Commemorative Envelope Cover
Number 281 of a Series of 500
3 May 1972 2½p, 3p Consecration Prinknash Abbey Gloucestershire 1 July 2002 £1.00
First Day Issue 28th May 1986 of Great Britain Commemorative Postage Stamps
British Architecture
"York Minster 1968"
Drawing and Colourwash by John Piper in aid of The York Minster Fund SAVE YORK MINSTER
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d York Minster 1 July 2002 £4.00
British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Sheffield 2 July 2002 £0.60
British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d GPO Philatelic Bureau Edinburgh 2 July 2002 £1.50
PO First Day Cover
Christmas 1971
[Stained Glass Canterbury Cathedral]
13 October 1971 2½p, 3p, 7½p British Post Office Philatelic Bureau Edinburgh 2 July 2002 £3.50
900th Anniversary of the Foundation of Westminster Abbey 1066 - 1966
First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d London W.C 2 July 2002 £0.75
British Architecture First Day Cover
[Cathedrals]
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Portsmouth, Hampshire 2 July 2002 £3.20¹
Westminster Abbey
900th Anniversary
GPO First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Oxford 2 July 2002 £2.50
Coventry Cathedral
Fifth Anniversary Festival 1962 - 1967
5 June 1967 4d, 1/-, 1/9d Coventry Cathedral 3 July 2002 £3.20
900th Anniversary Norwich Cathedral & Diocese
[signed by The Bishop of Norwich, The Right Rev Peter Nott]
28 October 1996 1st, 2nd, 31p, 43p, 63p Anniversary Celebrations Norwich Cathedral & Diocese Norwich 3 July 2002 £5.19
Westminster Abbey
Special Commemorative Issue First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d London W.C. 4 July 2002 £2.40
Westminster Abbey
Special Commemorative Issue First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Swindon, Wiltshire 4 July 2002 £3.70
1400th Anniversary Saint Augustine Arrival in England
Canterbury Cathedral
11 March 1997 26p, 37p, 43p, 63p Canterbury 4 July 2002 £4.39
Britsh Architecture
First Day Cover
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Wandsworth S.W.18 5 July 2002 £1.75
Distribution of the Royal Maundy
Winchester Cathedral 900th Anniversary 1079 - 1979
12 April 1979 13p Winchester 7 July 2002 £0.99
Westminster Abbey
900th Anniversary
GPO First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d London E.C.1 7 July 2002 £3.00
British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Oxford 7 July 2002 £0.00
First Day Cover
Christmas
Ely Cathedral 1189 - 1989
14 November 1989 15p, 15+1p, 20+1p, 34+1p, 37+1p Harrow, Middlesex 9 July 2002 £1.95
Westminster Abbey
900th Anniversary
GPO First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Wolverhampton, Staffordshire 10 July 2002 £1.67
Britsh Architecture
First Day Cover
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Wandsworth SW18 10 July 2002 £1.75
St. Paul's Cathedral
British Architecture 1969
First Day Cover
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Philatex St. Paul's, London E. C. 14 July 2002 £4.70
British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
28 May 1969 5d Durham 16 July 2002 £1.25¹




British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
Canterbury
British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
Edinburgh
British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
York Minster
British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
9d St. Paul's London E.C.
British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
1/6d Liverpool
European Architectural Heritage Year
First Day Cover
St. George's Chapel Windsor. 1475
23 April 1975 7p x 2, 8p, 10p, 12p 500 Years St George's Chapel Windsor 19 July 2002 £4.00
British Architecture First Day Cover
St. Paul's Cathedral, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, Canterbury Cathedral, York Minster, Durham Cathedral, St. Giles Cathedral Edinburgh
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 16d Hounslow Middlesex 19 July 2002 £0.99
FDI Centenary of the National Trust 11 April 1995 19p, 25p, 30p, 35p, 41p Fountains Abbey Ripon, N. Yorks 19 July 2002 £1.50
Westminster Abbey
900th Anniversary
GPO First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d x 2, 2/6d London E.C. 20 July 2002 £5.51
1,400th Anniversary
The Death of St. Columba
11 March 1997 26p Iona Abbey, Isle of Iona 20 July 2002 £3.20¹
37p Lindisfarne, Holy Island
43p Canterbury
63p St. Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury
First Day Cover
900th Anniversary [postcard]
28 February 1966 3d London W.C. 21 July 2002 £1.00
British Architecture First Day Cover
St. Paul's Cathedral, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, Canterbury Cathedral, York Minster, Durham Cathedral, St. Giles Cathedral Edinburgh
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 16d London W.C. 21 July 2002 £0.55
900th Anniversary of the Foundation of Westminster Abbey 1066 - 1966
First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d London W.C. 21 July 2002 £2.25
Britsh Architecture FDC 28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 16d Durham 22 July 2002 £1.00
Britsh Architecture FDC 28 May 1969 9d London E.C. 22 July 2002 £1.00
Westminster Abbey
900th Anniversary
GPO First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Cambridge 22 July 2002 £1.00
900th Anniversary Westminster Abbey [Presentation Pack] 28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Mint 27 July 2002 £8.55
Britsh Architecture FDC 28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 16d London E.C. 28 July 2002 £2.45
Royal Mail First Day Cover
Christmas
Ely Cathedral 1189 - 1989
14 November 1989 15p, 15 + 1p, 20 + 1p, 34 + 1p, 37 + 1p British Philatelic Bureau Edinburgh 28 July 2002 £1.00
First Day Cover
800th Anniversary of Wells Cathedral
1 March 1978 9p, 10½p, 11p, 13p MLO Redhill 29 July 2002 £0.50
PO First Day Cover
Christmas 1971
[Stained Glass Canterbury Cathedral - 6 items]
13 October 1971 2½p, 3p, 7½p Canterbury 29 July 2002 £12.99²
FDI Christmas 1971
FDI Christmas
PO First Day Cover
Royal Wedding
The marriage of HRH Princess Anne to Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday 14 November 1973
14 November 1973 3½p, 20p Westminster Abbey London SW1 1 August 2002 £2.00
PO First Day Cover
Christmas 1971
[Stained Glass Canterbury Cathedral]
13 October 1971 2½p, 3p, 7½p Canterbury 1 August 2002 £2.20
Westminster Abbey
900th Anniversary
GPO First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d London W.C. 3 August 2002 £2.80
Westminster Abbey Special Commemorative Issue First Day Cover 28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Fareham, Hampshire 3 August 2002 £3.70
Solemn Opening of the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King May 1967 31 May 1967 4d Liverpool 4 August 2002 £2.00
900th Anniversary of the Foundation of Westminster Abbey 1066 - 1966
First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Llandudno, Caerns 4 August 2002 £1.00
British Cathedrals
First Day of Issue Postcard
Durham Cathedral
28 May 1969 5d Durham 8 August 2002 £8.33
British Cathedrals
First Day of Issue Postcard
Canterbury Cathedral
5d Canterbury, Kent
British Cathedrals
First Day of Issue Postcard
York Minster
5d York
British Cathedrals
First Day of Issue Postcard
St. Giles' Cathedral
5d Edinburgh
British Cathedrals
First Day of Issue Postcard
St Paul's Cathedral
9d Philatex St. Paul's London E.C.
British Cathedrals
First Day of Issue Postcard
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
1/6d Metropolitan Cathedral Liverpool
Westminster Abbey 1066 - 1966 28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Liverpool 10 August 2002 £4.504
Westminster Abbey
Special Commemorative Issue First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire 10 August 2002
Coventry Cathedral Fifth Anniversary Festival 1962 - 1967 5 June 1967 4d x 2, 1/-, 1/9 Coventry Cathedral
Stratford-upon-Avon, Obtained from Holy Trinity Church Shakespeare's Burial Place
10 August 2002 £5.50
Westminster Abbey
Special Commemorative Issue First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Manchester 14 August 2002 £1.20
British Architecture (Cathedrals)
Presentation Pack
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Mint 18 August 2002 £1.40
First Day Cover
British Architecture
Coventry Cathedral
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Canterbury, Kent 18 August 2002 £2.83
Ely Cathedral
Christmas
First Day Cover No 18
W.D. & H.O. Wills Cigarette Card Series
14 November 1989 15p, 15+1p, 20+1p, 34+1p, 37+1p 800th Anniversary The Norman Nave Ely Cambs 14 Nov 1989 20 August 2002 £3.46
British Cathedrals GPO First Day Cover 28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d London E.C. 20 August 2002 £0.99
British Architecture First Day Cover
St. Paul's Cathedral, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, Canterbury Cathedral, York Minster, Durham Cathedral, St. Giles Cathedral Edinburgh
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Canterbury, Kent 24 August 2002 £2.00
Plain Cover First Day of Issue
900th Anniversary
8 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Swindon, Wiltshire 24 August 2002 £0.99
Solemn Opening of the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King May 1967 30 May 1967 1d, 3d Liverpool 25 August 2002 £3.205
Plain Cover 20 May 1967 3d Dedicatio Eccl. Cath. XTI Regis Liverpool 20 May 1967
Plain Cover 26 May 1967 3d Dedicatio Eccl. Cath. XTI Regis Liverpool 26 May 1967
Coventry Cathedral Fifth Anniversary Festival 1962 - 1967
Commemorative Printed Tapestry by Tibor Reich, F.S.I.A.
First Day Issue of Great Britain definitive Postage Stamps 5th June 1967 Coventry
5 June 1967 4d, 1/-, 1/9d Coventry Cathedral 25 August 2002 £2.99
Westminster Abbey
900th Anniversary
GPO First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Birmingham 26 August 2002 £0.80
Royal Mail First Day Cover
Christmas
Ely Cathedral 1189 - 1989
14 November 1989 15p, 15+1p, 20+1p, 34+1p, 37+1p Dundee 31 August 2002 £1.25
British Architecture 1969
First Day Cover
St. Paul's Cathedral
28 May 1969 9d Philatex St. Paul's London E.C. 7 September 2002 £1.00
The Pope's Visit to Britain
Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool [Benham Silk Collection 3]
30 May 1982 14p Papal Visit 1982 30 May 82 Liverpool 8 September 2002 £2.50
Rededication of Worcester Cathedral 1084-1984 2 June 1984 16p 1084 Worcester Cathedral 1984
2 June 1984 Worcester
8 September 2002 £1.99
900th Anniversary of the Founding of Westminster Abbey 28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d 28 February 1966
High Street Sutton Surrey
15 September 2002 £6.06
Ely Cathedral
FDI Postcard
14 November 1989
28 February 1966 15p First Day of Issue Ely
14 November 1989
15 September 2002 £6.256
15+1p 800th Anniversary The Norman Nave Ely Cathedral Ely Cambs
14 November 1989
15 September 2002
20+1p Christmas 1989 Ely Cambs
14 November 1989
15 September 2002
34+1p 800th Anniversary The Norman Nave Ely Cathedral Ely Cambs
14 November 1989
15 September 2002
37+1p The Christmas Mailcoach Run
Cambridge - Ely Cathedral Cambridge
14 November 1989
15 September 2002
Quincentenary 1475-1975
St. George's Chapel Windsor
First Day Cover
23 April 1975 10p Carried by Coach
500 Years St. George's Chapel
23 April 1975 Windsor, Berks
18 September 2002 £1.00
British Cathedrals
GPO First Day Cover
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d FDI Llanelli, Carms
28 May 1969
18 September 2002 £0.38
Gloucester First Day Cover
Emergency Postal Service
12 February 1971 1/-, 2/-, 5/- First Day of Issue
Gloucester
12 February 1971
22 September 2002 £4.67
First Day Cover
British Architecture
Coventry Cathedral
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Leeds 23 September 2002 £1.45
The Adoration of the Magi
Canterbury Cathedral
First Day Cover
10 November 1992 18p, 24p, 28p, 33p, 39p Stained Glass at Canterbury Cathedral
10 November 1992
Canterbury Kent
25 September 2002 £3.22
Westminster Abbey
Official First Day Cover
[signed by Richard Baker]
14 May 1985 17p, 22p, 31p, 34p George Frederic Handel 1685-1759
Westminster Abbey Londone SW1
14 May 1985
27 September 2002 £4.99
Six plain postcards with appropriate postmarks 28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d First Day of Issue
28 May 1969
Canterbury, Kent
27 September 2002 £1.00  
St Paul's Cathedral
British Cathedrals
First Day of Issue
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Philatex St Paul's London EC
28 May 1969
4 October 2002 £3.03
900th Anniversary of the Foundation of Westminster Abbey 1066 - 1966
First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Glasgow
First Day of Issue
28 February 1966
4 October 2002 £4.99
Westminster Abbey
Special Commemorative Issue First Day Cover
3d London WC
28 February 1966
First Day of Issue
Westminster Abbey
Special Commemorative Issue First Day Cover
28 February 1966 3d, 2/6d Bristol
28 February 1966
First Day of Issue
13 October 2002 £2.43
St Paul's Cathedral
British Cathedrals
First Day of Issue
28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d Philatex St. Paul's London EC
28 May 1969
14 October 2002 £2.81
800th Anniversary of Wells Cathedral First Day Cover 1 March 1973 10p Wells Cathedral 800th Anniversary
Wells Somerset
1 March 1973
5 November 2002 £1.25
Exeter Cathedral
Home of Exon Domesday
17 June 1986 17p, 22p, 31p, 34p 900th Anniversary of the Domesday Survey
Exeter Devon
17 June 1986
5 November 2002 £3.30
Christmas: Truro Cathedral 16 November 1983 12½p Truro Philatelic Counter
16 November 1983
5 November 2002 £4.50
Christmas: Canterbury Cathedral 16p Canterbury Philatelic Counter
16 November 1983
Christmas: Coventry Cathedral 20½p Coventry Philatelic Counter
16 November 1983
Christmas: Exeter Cathedral 28p Exeter Philatelic Counter
16 November 1983
Christmas: Worcester Cathedral 31p Worcester Philatelic Counter
16 November 1983
Lindisfarne Priory Holy Island, Northumberland 20 March 1987 22p 1,300th Anniversary of the death of St. Cuthbert 20 March 1987 Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed [SG1344]    
British Architecture St Pauls Cathedral First Day of Issue 28 May 1969 5d x 4, 9d, 1/6d First Day of Issue 28 May 1969 Stockport Cheshire    
Iona Abbey Inner Hebrides Scotland Saint Columba 521-597 [signed by Rt. Rev. John H McIndoe MA BD STM Moderator of the General Assembly THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND] 11 March 1997 26p, 37p, 43p, 63p Iona Abbey Isle of Iona 11 March 1997 Saint Columba 521-597   4.99
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