Mrs Dawkins ran the Post Office from the front room of her house.
The Following is a quote from Sheelagh Aranha (nee Chapman) from the Newsletter of the former pupils of the Old Barling School “Small Beginnings” - Autumn 2011 Edition 16. More editions of this Newsletter can be viewed by visiting David and Dawn Bailey’s excellent website. Here is the extract:
“There was Mrs Dawkin's Post Office in her front room
She'd say "Buy up your stamps quick, I'm dosing up soon"”
Old Post Office Cottages - Date Unknown