Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices ADELAIDE to ALBERT JUNCTION

ADELAIDE
10.08.1857 to
Union
Area: Fort Beaufort
Population 1904: 1410

1   BONC "130"   25.10.1876 06.06.1901 10

       
2   D-ARC       12.12.1863 03.03.1878 50
3   1C "Blank" Not reported by Putzel or Frescura 26.04.1880   200
4   2C "CAPE COLONY"   29.06.1891 10.017.1902 8
     
5   1C "Dot"   25.10.1885 20.01.1892 10
6   2C "Bars + cross" Thicker bars 07.03.1903 04.03.1909 4
       
(7)   2C "Bars + cross"   Thiner bars
Last seen: 10.01.1914
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ADELAIDE RAIL
1904 to
Union
Area: Fort Beaufort

Unknown

ADENDORP (RAIL)
1879 to
Union
Area: Graaff-Reinet
Population 1904: 660

1   BONC 247   25.05.1900 23.12.1902 15
2   C1 "Blank" Last seen: 26.012.1923 06.12.1895 31.05.1910 10
     

AFDAK (AFDANK)
1878 to June 1891
December 1897 to July 1897

Area: Uitenhage

Unknown

AGNES
April 1900 to
Union
Area: Glen Grey

Unknown

AGULHAS (L'AGULHAS, CAPE L'AGHULAS)
07.07.1853 to 1857 (Aghulas)
1858 to 1864 (L'Aghulas)

1865 to 1873 (Aghulas)
1874 to 1894 (L'Aghulas)
1894 to Union (Cape L'Aghulas)

Area: Bredaesdorp

(1)   BONC            
(2)   D-ARC     spelt L'Agulhas
despatched on 22.04.1857
     
3   1C T.O.   spelt L'Agulhas 02.09.1900   150

AIRLEY
January 1902 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
Renamed from: Spansmat River

(1)   BONC            
2   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 14.06.1910 30.08.1902 30.05.1910 50

ALANDALE
August 1886 to December 1891

Area: Middelburg

Unknown

ALARTSFONTEIN
December 1894 to February 1899

Area: Colesburg

Unknown

ALBERTINIA
March 1904 to
Union
Area: Riversdale

1   2C "Bars + Cross"
John Lund
Last seen: 25.07.1915 26.11.1905 30.05.1910 8
       

ALBERT JUNCTION
July 1891 to November 1899
ca. March 1900 to
Union
Area: Albert

1   BONC 784     03.11.1891 14.02.1892 150
2 R.O. 1C "Blank"   27.10.1891 05.04.1905 20
3   1C "Bars + Cross?"   much larger than no. 2
only incomplete
 postmark seen
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