Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices BARENDSKRAAL SIDING to BARODA

BARENDSKRAAL SIDING
May 1904 to
Union
Area: Middelburg
(1)   BONC     Probable usage      
2   1C "Blanc?"   Last seen: 2?.04.1913 22.06.1905
(Argyll Etkin)
30.05.1910 120
BARKLY
 07.05.1874 to 04.09.1888
Area: Barkly West
Population 1877: 1034
Renamed from Diamond Fields then to Barkly West
1   DIAMOND "4"   07.05.1874 20.10.1878 160
2   BONC "232"   03.12.1881 28.08.1899 8
3   D-ARC     07.05.1874 13.04.1879
(Aab)
80

Reier Prince Albert
1878 (20 October) Cover with 4d Cape adhesive overprinted with small “G” (SG type 15) tied by Barred Oval Diamond numeral canceller “4” from Barkly, first to Bloemfontein, then readdressed to “Motyah” with Aliwal North Double Arc datestamp (25 October)

 Very rare and attractive redirected mail item from GW.

 

     
4   1C "DIVISION WODEHOUSE" New discovery 18.04.1879   500

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5   1C "G.W."   16.10.1881 04.09.1888 20

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BARKLY BRIDGE
August 1892 to February 1905
April 1905
to Union
Area: Uitenhage
(1)   BONC  
 
Probable usage      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 27.04.1914 17.05.1895 30.05.1910 40

BARKLY EAST
1881 to 22.11.1899
01.04.1900 to
Union
Area: Barkly East
Population 1904: 1177
Renamed from Barkly Wodehouse
Occupied by Boer forces between  22 November 1899 and 15 March 1900

1   BONC "252"
  20.12.1892 07.07.1898 12
from November 1899   120
2   1C "EAST" Name top and bottom 04.02.1882 28.03.1897 10
       
3   1C "T.O."   01.07.1887 29.08.1897 10

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4   1C "CGH" Rounded typeface
Last seen: 29.07.1925
26.11.1898 12.11.1899 20
5   1C "CGH" Broken H
Compact typeface
Last seen: 27.04.1914
19.08.1898 30.05.1910 5
5a       Occupation by Boer forces   09.03.1900 80
       
6   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 14.07.1924 01.07.1887 30.05.1910 6
       
7   Manuscript         160

BARKLY PASS
June 1886 to 22.11.1899
02.04.1900 to 24.09.1901
Unknown to 10 October 1901
September 1902 to
Union
Area: Barkly East
Occupied by Boer commandos 23 September 1899 and 10 October

(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"     14.06.1894   200
3   1C "Blank" Last seen: 25.01.1918 01.01.1906 30.05.1910 80

BARKLY WEST
26.09.1891 to 10.11.1899
11.11.1899 to 04.05.1900 (Boer occupation)
05.05.1900 to
Union
Area: Barkly West
Population 1904: 1380
Renamed from Barkly
Occupied by Boer commandos 23 September 1899 and 10 October

1   BONC "232" * first date Barkly 26.09.1881* 28.08.1899 5
2   BONC "654"   25.05.1884 03.11.1887 8
3   1C "CGH"
 
Rounded typeface 26.09.1891 17.08.1895 8
13.11.1899 09.03.1900 120
       
       
4   1C "CGH" Tall compact typeface
Bigger head to R
09.08.1894 04.11.1901 8
5   1C "?"   Name 7-4 o'clock 11.09.1895   ----
6   1C "T.O."   10.05.1885 11.03.1895 25
7   SQC "CGH"   21.06.1901 08.03.1909 6
       
8   2C "Bar + cross" Last seen: 25.01.1918 01.11.1909 30.05.1910 8
       

BARKLY WODEHOUSE
01.10.1876 to ca. 1881

Area: Wodehouse
Rename to Barkly East

1   1C "DIVISION WODEHOUSE" New discovery 18.04.1879   500

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BARODA
August 1892 to
Union
Area: Cradock

(1)   1C     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"
Reversed year slug "66"
Last seen: 04.01.1924 24.11.1898 30.05.1910 60