Encyclopaedia of Jamaican Philately

Jamaica Gazette

The Royal Gazette (series 1) was published in 1794 and continued to 1844?

Kew, UK archives holds most editions from 1813 to 1838 (CO141).

This was superceded by the Jamaica Gazette (series 2) published from 1845 to 1868. Kew does not hold any of these but the  National Library of Jamaica holds all except missing 1852, 1854, 1856, 1858, 1861, 1865, 1868).

The Jamaica Gazette (series 3) was introduced in 1869. Kew holds most of these up to 1968. NLJ holds 1869 - 2002 (missing 1990), 2003-. EJP holds a good run to 1975

The NLJ also holds:

At Kew and EJP these are incorporated under the main heading.

Philatelic extracts from these Gazettes have been incorporated under the Jamaica PO index.

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