Victorian Handbills


The few examples of Victorian Handbills that survive are quite sought after.

Here are our offerings.

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A GWR handbill titled "A cheap trip through the Valley of the Wye" to run on Monday, September 10th, 1883 to Hereford (Barr's Court), Ross, Symond's Yat , Monmouth, Tintern, and Chepstow from Birminham Snow Hill and Hockley.


Price £12.00 inc. P&P

GWR handbill listing the Excursions for Bank Holiday Weekend 4th - 7th August 1883, that depart from Snow Hill. These include Tintern, Stratford on Avon, Evesham, Aberystwith, Weymouth, Portsmouth, Southampton, Dolgelly, Barmouth, Bewdley, Kidderminster etc.


Price £12.00 inc. P&P

A GWR handbill Titled "Sunday at the Seaside" it states that "On Saturday, June 30th 1883, an express train will run to Portsmouth, arriving at 0935 thus offering a good opportunity of visiting he Isle Of Wight", from Wolverhampton Low Level, Priestfields, Bilston, Wednesbury, Swan Village etc.


Price £12.00 inc. P&P

GWR handbill featuring "Cheap Fast Excursions to Rhyl and Llandudno, from Snow Hill, Hockley, Handsworth, West Bromwich, Wednesbury, Bilston and Wolverhampton Low Level on 4th and 6th August 1883. (Note size and condition caveat above)


Price £12.00 inc. P&P

A GWR handbill for a cheap excursion on Thursday, July 19th, 1883 from Snow Hill, Hockley, Handsworth, Smethwick Junction, Oldbury, Rowley, Cradley and Lye for Hagley, Kidderminster, Worcester and Malvern Link.


Price £12.00 inc P&P.

A two page LC&DR handbill. Featuring The Paris Exhibition, opening 5th May, closing 31st October 1889. This outlines the special arrangements made between LC&DR and "Northern of France Railway" Service from Victoria, Holborn Viaduct, St Pauls and Herne Hill to Paris (Nord)

Price £20.00 inc. P&P

A Midland Railway handbill dated 14th June 1875, featuring a cheap excursion train to London for a five day stay, from :- Bradford (Mid Station), Shipley, Apperley, Kirkstall, Leeds (Mid. Station), Normanton, Sandal and Walton, Wakefield Westgate, Wakefield (L&Y), Barnsley, Cudworth, Swinton, Masboro', Sheffield (Mid. New Station), and Chesterfield.


Price £ 16.00 inc. P&P

This image shows the reverse of the handbill detailed above.