Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices BARRINGTON to BAZIYA

BARRINGTON
 March 1885 to
Union
Area: Knysna
1   BONC "574"   29.08.1900 23.12.1909 80
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 24.08.1914 29.08.1900 30.05.1910 80
BARROE (BAROO)
1878 to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
1   BONC "324"   21.07.1885 21.07.1905 60
2   1C "Blank" Spelt BAROO 01.09.1883 21.07.1905 60
3   1C "Blank" Spelt BARROE 06.06.1892 01.01.1907 80
       
(4)   2C "Bar + cross"   Spelt BARROE
First seen: 31.07.1913
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BARRYDALE
01.03.1879 to 12.09.1901
Unknown to
Union
Area: Swellendam
Population 1904: 511
Occupied by Boer forces on 12 September

1   BONC "214"       12
2   1C "Blank"   17.06.1891 02.06.1908 12
       
(3)   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 09.12.1927     -----

BASHEE
October 1893 to June 1896
Unknown to April 1897

Area: Transkei

1   BONC "500"       80
2   1C "?"   Probable      

BATHURST
01.04.1821 to
Union
Area: Bathurst
Population 1904: 492

1   CROWN     1823   200
       
2   OCT NUMBER "51" Later used at Port Alfred
Points for usage in Bathurst
26.06.1850 17.02.1857 300
       
3   BONC "310"   19.02.1896   40
4   BONC "684"         40
5   OVAL     22.12.1853 13.05.1869 120
       
6 "PO" 1C "Dot" Last seen: 12.09.1924 02.08.1884 30.05.1910 20
(7)   2C "Bars + cross"   Probable      

BATHURST STATION
1894 to Union
Area: Bathurst

(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 29.10.1912 02.08.1884 30.05.1910 100
       

BAVIAANS DRIFT
1875 to 18.03.1901
Unknown to 15.05.1906
Area: Bedford
Occupied by Boer forces on 18 March 1901

1   BONC "436"   27.04.1891 10.09.1891 120
2 "PO" 1C "Dot"     27.04.1891 10.09.1891 200
3   1C "Dot"
John Lund
  11.12.1893 31.07.1899 200
4   1C "CGH"   24.01.1903   120

BAYVILLE
July 1891 to 01.10.1901
Unknown to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
Occupied by Boer forces on 1 October 1901

1   BONC "960"   Reported in Putzel update     160
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 04.05.1915 15.06.1896 30.05.1910 20

BAZIYA
July 1891 to
Union
Area: Tembuland

1   BONC "783" Last seen: 06.09.1912 01.02.1892 30.05.1910 30
2   1C "CGH" Year in manuscript 1895
Last seen: 18.10.1935
01.02.1892 30.05.1910 30