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    • Dimples7166
    • By Dimples7166 8th Mar 18, 1:42 PM
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    A Forgotten Post Office Account
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    • 8th Mar 18, 1:42 PM
    A Forgotten Post Office Account 8th Mar 18 at 1:42 PM
    Hi all

    Any assistance would be appreciated.
    My mum passed away in 2006, and just recently my dad had been sorting through a box of things and discovered some things that he gave to me.

    One of the items was an old post office book (the post office is still there), that my Mum had opened for me when I was 3 months old, with £10 (a lot of money I would imagine back then)m, and it has never been withdrawn. It was opened on 1st March 1966.

    Would this have gained interest on it, is it worth looking into?

    Thanks everyone
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    • Alexland
    • By Alexland 8th Mar 18, 6:04 PM
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    Yes it is worth investigating as a historical quirk but I doubt it has grown by much.

    In 1969 the Post Office Savings Bank became a separate government department accountable to the Treasury and was renamed National Savings. This then became National Savings & Investments in around 2000.
    • MallyGirl
    • By MallyGirl 8th Mar 18, 6:22 PM
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    every little helps
    • sheramber
    • By sheramber 8th Mar 18, 7:58 PM
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    The money will be a 'lost' account but can be claimed
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