Updated: Dec 27, 2022
British Towns Card Game, Pepys Series
First Published: 1961, Pepys Series by Castell Brothers, St. Cross Street, London
Illustrator or Designer: Not credited
Contents: 44 Cards + Rules Booklet
The pack has the following cards: 1 Key Card, 9 Region Cards and 34 Town Cards. The Regions are numbered 1-9.
British Towns Cards: Key Card and 2 Region Cards. Town Cards: Dover, London, Southend, Cowes, Oxford, Portsmouth.
British Towns Cards 2: 2 Region Cards and Town Cards: Windsor, Plymouth, Polperro, Wells, Caernarvon, Cardiff, Menai Bridge.
British Towns Cards 3: 2 Region Cards and Town Cards: Birmingham, Coventry, Derby, Nottingham, Stratford.
British Towns Cards 4: 2 Region Cards and Town Cards: Norwich, Blackpool, Crewe, Liverpool, Manchester, Penrith, Leeds.
British Towns Cards 5: 2 Region Cards and Town Cards: Newcastle, Sheffield, York, Ayr, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews.
The game shares some similarities with a far earlier set collecting game, Jaques Counties of England first published in 1866. World of Playing Cards have a feature on that game.
In British Towns include "Interesting notes" on some of the town cards in the rulebook.
Game & Version Details
British Towns - Card Back
British Towns - Rules Front
British Towns - Rules Back
Round the World
British Towns - Box Back
British Towns - Box Top
British Towns - Box Side Left
British Towns - Box Base
British Towns - Box Side Right
British Towns - Box Back With Flap