Ann’s Money Box and Book
1940s – 1950s
A Post Office savings book and money box used by Ann Carter of Norbury in the 1940s and 1950s. Ann's parents opened a savings account for her when she was born in 1937. Ann would save her pennies in the money box, which had to be taken to the Post Office to be emptied and the money paid into her account. By the time she was 21 she had saved 100.
Metal savings tin with lock and paper log book.
money box whole: 120 x 77 x 20 mm; book whole: 164 x 100 x 7 mm
Associated Object Number
National & International | Politics & Economy
Museum of Croydon | Area 4 | Kiosk 4
Croydon Museum and Heritage Service