A view looking South, along Lucknow Street. A mail coach outside the Scott's Post Office Hotel, and on the opposite side of the Street, building with flag pole in centre the Town Hall and next on the left the Post Office. The 3 gentleman on the right of the view are carrying mail bags to the Post Office. The mail contractor at this time would have probably been a Mr William Pickering of Havelock, whose passenger service started in approx. 1878 and in 1899 he was the successful tenderer for the mail contracts. Havelock was named after Sir Henry Havelock known from the Siege of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The streets were laid out in 1858, with the main street being Lucknow Street.
Lucknow Street Havelock (Looking South)
Photographer:Muir & Moodie
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