Isle of Man Post presents 10 individuals who have achieved in their chosen field...
The Manx Heritage Foundation's latest book, 'New Manx Worthies' details the biographies of many of the most illustrious characters of the Isle of Man. It is the culmination of a ten year project and is the updated sequel to the 1901 publication 'Manx Worthies'.
To qualify for inclusion all subjects had to have a clear connection to the Island and the one criterion they all had to fulfil was that they were deceased.
The book features more than two hundred fascinating individuals connected to the Isle of Man.
The stamps are printed in rows of 5 and in sheets of 50 for each value.
Date of issue: 1 August 2008