Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices ASEGAAI BUSH to BANKSDRIFT

ASSEGAAIBOSCH (ASSEGAI BUSH RAIL)
1875 to November 1886
August 1887 to May 1906

Area: Humansdorp

1   BONC "651"     26.06.1895 29.04.1901 160
2   BONC "257"     18.10.1896
(Putzel)
  160
3   1C "BOSCH" Name top and bottom 01.05.1891 29.04.1901 80
       
4 R.O. 2C "Bar and cross" Last seen: 04.07.1925 07.12.1902 30.05.1910 60
       

ATHERSTONE (STATION)
03.03.1879 to
Union
Area: Albany

1   BONC "504"     08.02.1895   80
2   1C "STATION" Last seen: 23.10.1911 08.04.1891 30.05.1910 60
       

ATTAQUAS RIVER
1881 to November 1884
Area:
Oudtshoorn

Not Recorded

AURORA
December 1908 to Union
Area: Piquetberg

(1)   2C Bar and cross"   Last seen: 03.06.1912     ----
       

AVOCA
1881 to February 1883
Area: Herbert

1   1C "Blank" NEW DISCOVERY 13.09.1882
(Aab)
  500

AVONTUUR
01.01.1867 to 27.01.1901
Unknown to 18.08.1901
Unknown to Union
Area: Uniondale
Occupied twice by Boer forces

1   BONC "5"   12.01.1865 28.01.1900 60

http://www.filat.ch
       
2   OVAL     14.01.1869 10.01.1878 120
       
3   1C "Blank" Last seen: 18.04.1911 31.07.1882 30.05.1910 20
       

BAARDSCHEERDERSBOSCH
September 1907 to Union
Area: Bredarsdorp

Not Recorded

BAARTMANSFONTEIN
March 1895 to January 1908
Area: Prince Albert

1   1C "CGH" New find 22.07.1907
(Putzel)
  500

BADI
August 1899 to February 1903
Area: Transkei

1   1C "CGH"     05.12.1902   400

BAILEY
October 1883 to
Union
Area:
Queenstown

1   BONC "501"
John Lund, Lundy on Stampboards
  20.12.1892 25.03.1895 40
2   1C "Dot" Last seen: 12.01.1916 25.03.1895 30.05.1910 20
       

BAILEY BRITH
16.11.1895 to October 1897
December 1903 to March 1906
Area: Vryburg
For earlier postmarks see British Bechuanaland

(1)   BONC     Probably used unknown BONC      
2   1C "B.B."
www.michael-hamilton.com
Used in British Bechuanalnd before 1895 07.05.1896 11.02.1897 300

BALFOUR
1868 to
Union
December 1903 to March 1906
Area: Vryburg

1   BONC "949"   23.03.1896   80
2   D-ARC     04.08.1869 22.10.1886 100

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3   1C "Blank" Might be 2 postmarks 02.05.1883 17.07.1902 20
4   1C "Dot" Last seen: 14.04.1913 24.04.1889 30.05.1910 8

BALMORAL (FRASERBURG)
1880 to February 1886
Area: Fraserburg

Not Recorded

BALMORAL (KNYSNA)
April 1899 to
Union
Area: Knysna
Renamed from: Sour Flats

1   BONC "615"     02.10.1899 09.05.1902 300
2   1C "Blank"     02.10.1899   300
3   1C "Dot"     26.06.1901 09.05.1902 200

BAMBOO JUNCTION RO
1900 to
Union
Area: Molteno

3   1C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 16.10.1911 16.06.1901 30.05.1910 200

BANGOR
January 1898 to March 1899
November 1903 to 01.04.1908
Area: Middelburg

1   1C "Dot" NEW FIND 27.04.19??
(John Lund)
  500

BANKIES
February 1884 to July 1884
September 1886 to 11.11.1899
24.03.1900 to
Union
Area: Glen Grey
Closed 1899 due to Boer war

1   BONC "602"     09.11.1891   120
2   1C "Dot"   08.08.1885 09.11.1891 80
3   1C "C.G.H." Last seen: 08.06.1923 09.11.1891 30.05.1910 60

BANKSDRIFT
- See British Bechuanaland -