Postal History Links


This page provides links to other postal history societies and groups.

Borneo
Philatelic Society
https://b-p-s.org.uk/The Society was founded in 1947, and promotes the study of the postal history of Sarawak, North Borneo, Labuan and Brunei.
The British
Postmark Society
https://www.britishpostmarksociety.org.uk/ The Society, founded in 1958, exists to promote and to co-ordinate the study and collection of British postal markings (particularly of the 20th and 21st centuries), and the means and mechanisms by which they are applied.
The British
Thematic Association
https://www.britishthematic.org.uk The British Thematic Association is a national organisation composed of, and supporting, theme-based collectors and exhibitors from across the UK, Europe and the world. Their aim is to give support to those wishing to embark on or expand a theme-based collection, whether it consists purely of stamps or postcards, or includes a wide range of additional material including postal history, postmarks and ephemera.
The Cape and
Natal Study Circle
https://www.capenatalstamps.com/This group of philatelists and historians are passionate about the stamps, postal history and historical events of the Cape of Good Hope, Natal and Zululand.
The Channel Islands
Specialists’ Society
https://www.ciss.ukThe Society was founded in 1950 to promote the study of all aspects of postal history and the philately of the Channel Islands.
East Anglia
Postal History Society
https://eaphs.webador.co.uk/ The Society is dedicated to researching and recording the postal history of the counties of Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, in the United Kingdom.
Empire State
Postal History Society
https://www.esphs.org/ A top Postal Historical Society in the United States.
The Ephemera Societyhttp://ephemera-society.org.uk/The Society is a non-profit body devoted to the collection, conservation, study and educational uses of handwritten and printed ephemera. The term “ephemera” covers a wide range of minor transient documents of everyday life.
Florida
Postal History Society
http://fphsonline.com/ A group of collectors interested in postal history from Florida, established in 1978.
Forces
Postal History Society
https://www.forcespostalhistorysociety.org.uk/ Established in 1952, the Forces Postal History Society was formed to bring together the many collectors interested in the postal history of the Armed Forces of all countries and United Nations, at all times, whether in war or peacetime.
The Great Britain
Philatelic Society
https://www.gbps.org.uk/ The Society was founded in 1955 to promote, encourage, and contribute to the advancement of all aspects of the philately of Great Britain.
Hampshire
Postal History Society
http://www.hantsfederation.org.uk/whphshome.html Established in 1989, the purpose of the Society is to research all aspects of postal history related to Hampshire.
The Irish
Philatelic Circle
https://www.irishphil.com/ The Irish Philatelic Circle seeks to further the study of stamps, philately, and postal history of Ireland.
Kent
Postal History Group
https://kentpostalhistorygroup.jimdofree.com/ A group for collectors interested in the postal history of Kent.
Midlands (GB)
Postal History Society
https://www.midlandphs.org.uk/ The Society was formed in 1975 to promote interest in British postal history, particularly (but not exclusively) of the English Midland counties.
Military
Postal History Society
http://militaryphs.org/blog/ The Society promotes the study of the postal aspects of all wars and military actions of all nations.
The New Zealand
Society of Great Britain
http://www.nzsgb.org.uk/ The Society exists for the study of the stamps and postal history of New Zealand and its Dependencies, including the routes, rates, postal and social history of any item of mail associated with New Zealand.
Pennsylvania
Postal History Society
https://paphs.org/ The Society is a non-profit, educational membership organization founded in 1974, and its primary purpose is the cultivation and promotion of the study of the postal history of Pennsylvania.
Polar Postal History
Society of Great Britain
http://www.polarpostalhistory.org.uk The aims of the Polar Postal History Society of Great Britain are to promote the study of polar philately, postal history from the polar regions, and to act as a meeting place where members can exchange information and learn more about their areas of interest.
Postal History Society
of Canada
https://www.postalhistorycanada.net/ The Society is devoted to the study of the postal history of Canada and the early North American colonies.
City of Preston
Philatelic Society
https://prestonphilatelicsociety.co.uk/ The Society has been promoting the study of postal history and stamp collecting in Preston and across Lancashire for more than 80 years.
The Royal Philatelic
Society London
https://www.rpsl.org.uk The worldwide home of stamp collecting and postal history since 1869.
Scottish
Postal History Society
https://www.sphs.org.uk/ The Society was founded in 1978 for the study of Scottish Postal History in all its aspects, from the earliest times to the present day.
Somerset and Dorset
Postal History Group
https://sites.google.com/site/sanddphg/ The Group’s members enjoy displays of Somerset & Dorset postal history as well as on broader aspects of postal history.
TPO & Seapost Society http://www.tpo-seapost.org.uk/The Society is dedicated to collectors interested in Travelling Post Offices (TPO), both on railways and at sea (Sea Post Office). The members collect TPO and RPO postmarks and covers, sea post and paquebot marks, ship and packet letters, and other maritime postal history.
Welsh
Postal History Society
https://www.welshphs.com The Society was founded in 1971 to cater for those interested in the philately and postal history of Wales.
West Indies
Philatelic Study Group
https://wipsg.org/The Group promotes interest in, and the study of, the stamps and postal history of the English-speaking islands that comprise the West Indies. Also included are Bermuda, the Guyanas and Belize, together with other adjacent countries that have a strong historical or geographical connection.