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Georgian Celebrity: Ralph Allen, Reforming the British Postal System

Ralph Allen (1693 – 29 June 1764) was an entrepreneur and philanthropist, and was notable for his reforms to the British postal system. He was baptised at St Columb Major in Cornwall on 24 July 1693. As a teenager he … Continue reading

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