Title: WWI Grimsby Postwoman Studio Photo

Payne's Studio, 146 Cleethorpe Road, Grimsby

Date: A February 2017 scan of the original c1914-1918 photo

As postmen were sent off to war, postwomen were recruited to replace them. They were issued with a blue, straw hat and blue, serge coats and skirts and appropriate footwear.

The hat badge and collar badges are made up of the letters G, P & O (General Post Office) in an elaborate design.

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