Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices ABBOTSDALE to ACHTERTANG

ABBOTSDALE
01.01.1878 to ca. 1882
??.09.1886 to ??.06.1891
??.07.1891 to ca. ??.07.1894
??.08.1903 to
Union
Area: Malmesbury
Total population 1875: 314

(1)   BONC       possibly 606   -
(2)   1C "Blank"   First seen 17.06.1912
Last seen 10.11.1936
17.06.1912   -

ABERDEEN
10.08.1857 to
Union
Area: Aberdeen
Literate population 1904: 1188

1   BONC "205"
4.5.4
Thin lines
07.07.1883 16.10.1903 10
       
2   Oval     small typeface 10.11.1861 03.07.1866 120
3   Oval   tall typeface ??.11.1861 25.07.1873 50
       
3   1C Cape Colony   24.07.1891 29.09.1896 15
4   1C "Blank"   01.07.1879 17.06.1892 8
5   1C CGH large rounded type 02.08.1896 21.11.1904 5
       
6   1C CGH small compact type
last seen 14.01.1914
 
25.02.1901 30.05.1910 5
7   2C "Bars + Cross" Time code above date
last seen 01.11.1914
07.12.1904 30.05.1910 5
     

ABERDEEN ROAD
01.12.1879 to 11.07.1901
 22.07.1901 to
Union
Area: Aberdeen
11.07.1901 occupied by Boer forces for 1 day

(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"   12.01.1888 27.11.1898 25
       
3   1C "CGH"     02.09.1899   100
4   1C "ROAD"   Name top and bottom 11.02.1881 10.04.1883 25
       
5   Manuscript   New discovery 22.07.1901   250
       
6   1C "Blank"   Relief type 30.09.1909   100
7   2C "Bar + cross"   Rounded typeface 04.03.1905 21.01.1907 10
8   2C "Bar + cross"
This could be number 7
Compact typeface 25.12.1909 30.05.1910 5
       

ABRAHAMSDAM
??.09.1909 to
Union
Area: Hay

1   2C Bars + Cross     25.08.1909   150

ACASIA RAIL
1898 to 1906

Area: Beaufort West

Unknown

ACHTER SNEEUWBERG
25.10.1858 to 1873
1881 to ??.11.1901

ca. January to Union
Area: Cradock

1   BONC 586   26.05.1896 26.08.1907 80

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2   1C   Known with month in manuscipt
last seen 03.07.1929
02.09.1893 31.05.1910 15

ACHTERTANG
??.03.1891 to 05.11.1899
ca. March 1900
Union
Area: Colesburg

(1)   BONC           -
(2)   1C "Blank"         -
3   1C "C.G.H." last seen 21.04.1915 26.10.1893 31.05.1910 30