British Postal Services

Pensions information relating to British postal services is to be found in the British Postal Museum and Archive which holds the Royal Mail Archive. The pensions information dates from the 18th century and includes:

  • Pensions and Gratuities records for Post Office employees from 1719 to 1959.
  • Records which document the Post Office’s important role in distributing state pensions on behalf of the Government.
    To find out more about the British Postal Museum and Archive, please see its website.

Contact details for the British Postal Museum and Archive can be found on The National Archives Discovery website.

The archives of the Royal Mail Pension Plan are held separately. More information about the Royal Mail Pension Plan may be found on its website