Postal History of
BECHUANALAND

Post Offices OERWOUD to PITSANI

OERWOUD
20.09.1963 to 30.09.1966
Postal agency under
Mahalapye

1   2C "BECH. PROT"     20.03.1925
(Proud)
01.10.1938
(Proud)
 

OOTSI (OUTSI)
1896 to closed by 1899
01.04.1964 to
30.09.1966
Postal agency under Lobatsi

1   2C "SOUTH AFRICA" Spelt Outsui 26.04.1899
(Proud)
   
2   2C-D "BECH. PROT"     21.10.1964
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 

PALACHWE (PALAPYE) (PALAPYE STATION) (PALAPYE ROAD)
01.05.1897 to 30.09.1966
Post
office fom March 1937
Also see Palachwe Khamas Town

1   BONC "1052"   24.07.1897
(Proud)
   
2   1C "BP" Spelt Palapye Station 28.05.1897
(Proud)
24.03.1906
(Proud)
 
3   3C "BECHUANALAND PROT" Spelt Palapye Station 16.10.1906
(Proud)
28.08.1913
(Aab)
 
4   2C "Bars + cross" Spelt Palapye Road 24.07.1913
(Proud)
18.12.1935
(Proud)
 
       
5   1C "Blank"   Skeleton 31.12.1935
(Proud)
03.02.1937
(Proud)
 
6   2C "Bars + cross" Thin lines 27.02.1937
(Proud)
02.06.1959
(Proud)
 
13.08.1964
(Cover)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 
     
7   2C "B.PROT"   25.02.1948
(Proud)
22.02.1965
(Proud)
 
       

PALACHWE (PALAPYE)
22.09.1890 to 23.06.1902

Moved from Shoshong
Also see Palachwe above

1   BONC "676" Previously used at Shoshong 18.04.1891
(Proud)
22.12.1897
(Proud)
 

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2   1C "KHAMAS TOWN"   18.09.1890
(Proud)
20.07.1892
(Proud))
 
04.03.1894
(Aab)
07.05.1898
(Proud))
 
       
3   1C "Blank"   Smaller postmark 10.06.1893
(Proud)
20.06.1894
(Proud)
 
       
4   1C "Blank" Larger postmark 13.07.1898
(Proud)
23.06.1902
(Proud)
 

PALLA (ROAD)
May 1893 to 01.01.1898
01.07.1916 to
30.09.1966
Central District

1   BONC "758"   05.06.1895
(Proud)
14.06.1896
(Proud)
 
2   1C "Blank" Spelt Palla 28.02.1894
(Proud)
18.07.1897
(Proud)
 
       
3   1C "Blank" Skeleton
not reported by Proud or Putzel

NEW DISCOVERY

27.05.1922
(Aab)
   
4   2C "Blank" Spelt Palla Road 15.05.1920
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 
       
5   1C "Blank"   Spelt Palla Road
Skeleton
23.05.1922
(Proud)
   

PARR'S HALT
11.05.1959 to 30.09.1966
Postal agency under Mahalapye

1   2C "BECH PROT"     12.04.1962
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 

PELENG VILLAGE
08.08.1960 to 30.09.1966
Postal agency
under Lobatsi

Not recorded

PILANE (STATION)
05.11.1928 to 21.09.1953
Postal agency under Mafeking
Used to be called Mochudi Station

1   2C "Bars + cross"   28.11.1928
(Proud)
03.01.1940
(Proud)
 
2   2C "BECHUANALAND"   03.03.1947
(Proud)
10.07.1952
(Proud)
 

PILIKWE
26.05.1958 to 28.02.1965
03.09.1965 to
30.09.1966
Postal agency under Mahalapye

1   2C "BECH PROT"   23.11.1960
(Proud)
28.02.1965
(Proud)
 
03.09.1965
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 
       

PITSANI
01.04.1898 to 22.10.1899
Unknown to 01.10.1900
01.03.1920 to 01.04.1957
10.06.1957 to
30.09.1966
Southern District
Occupied by Boer Forces from 23 October to April 1900

1   BONC "1014"   10.09.1898
(Proud)
13.11.1898
(Aab)
 
2   1C "SOUTH AFRICA"   19.06.1898
(Proud)
14.04.1899
(Proud)
 
       
3   1C "Bars + cross"
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  23.08.1922
(Proud)
26.07.1936
(Proud)
 
4   2C "Bars + cross"     21.11.1936
(Proud)
17.09.1949
(Proud)
 
24.03.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)
 
5   2C "BECH PROT"     03.02.1962
(Proud)
30.09.1966
(Proud)