Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices BEACONSFIELD to BECK PLAATS

BEACONSFIELD
 August 1883 to 12.10.1899
15.02.1900 to Union

Area: Kimberley
Population 1904: 9738
Besieged by Boer forces 12 Oktober 1899 to 15 February 1900
Renamed from Du Toit's Pan
1   DIAMOND BONC   Also used at Du Toit's Pan     80
2   BONC "521"   10.02.1894 ??.07.1899 12
3   1C "Dot"   27.10.1884 20.04.1888 20
4   1C "CGH"   29.07.1892
(Aab)
03.09.1898 6
       
5   1C "Blank"
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Name: 9-3 o'clock
Last seen: 26.01.1916
27.12.1900 30.05.1910 3
       
(6)   1C "Blank"   Name: 10-2 o'clock
First seen: 31.03.1911
Last seen: 11.02.1925
     
7 "MOO" 1C "Blank"
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  15.04.1886 13.12.1901 30
8   SQC "CGH"   04.11.1897 ??.10.1905 4
       
9   HOODED "Blank"   28.09.1888 21.03.1899 4
10   1C "Blank" Relief 18.11.1905 01.02.1906 8
       
11   2C "Bars + cross" Name: 9-3 o'clock
Last seen: 24.04.1911
22.12.1905 30.05.1910 3
12   2C "Bars + cross" Name: 8-4 o'clock
Last seen: 10.06.1910
05.02.1910 30.05.1910 8
13 "REGISTERED" OVAL "BEACONSFIELD" Last seen: 31.03.1911 10.07.1894 30.05.1910 12
       
BEACONSFIELD LOCATION
March 1904 to
Union
Area: Kimberley
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 05.07.1914 25.08.1908 30.05.1910 160

BEAUFORT (WEST)
01.12.1818 to
Union
Area: Beaufort West
Population 1904: 5478

1   CROWN   Spelt: Beaufort ??.??.1836   200
       
2   OCT NUMBER "52"   05.08.1851 06.09.1857 200
       
3   BONC "202" (4.4.4.)
Thin bars
26.10.1874 17.03.1885 6
       
4   BONC "202"   (4.4.4.)
Thik bars
26.10.1874 08.01.1887 6
       
5   BONC "386"     04.05.1886 26.02.1887 8
6   BONC "588"   10.08.1886 04.04.1898 2
       
7   BONC "866"   31.08.1893 29.11.1897 2
       
8   OVAL   Spelt: Beaufort 13.01.1854 02.06.1871 100
       
9   OVAL     Spelt: Beaufort West 11.01.1879
(Frescura)
11.01.1889
(Frescura)
300
10   1C "Blank"   Name: 8-4 o'clock 25.04.1881
(Frescura)
26.09.1896
(Frescura)
10
11   1C "Dot" Name: 6-6 o'clock
New find
27.07.1883
(Aab)
23.02.1884
(Frescura)
30
12   1C "Blank" Name: 6-6 o'clock 13.04.1886
(Frescura)
05.03.1908
(Frescura)
2
13   1C "CGH" Rounded typeface 24.12.1892
(Frescura)
02.07.1899
(Aab)
2
14   1C "CGH" Compact typeface
Dots on sides
16.10.1889
(Frescura)
16.12.1905
(Frescura)
2
15   1C "WEST" Name top and bottom 08.06.1881 29.09.1897 2
       
16   1C "RTO"     22.12.1891 22.01.1898 40
17   SQC "CGH"   01.08.1899
(Aab)
11.04.1904 2
       
18   2C "Bar"     02.12.1906   30
19   2C "Bar + cross" Longer bars
Smaller lettering
29.12.1904
(Aab)
09.01.1906
(Frescura)
2
       
(20)   2C "Bar + cross" First seen: 27.06.1911      

BEAUFORT WEST STATION
1880 to July 1883
1898 to April 1909
TO up to
Union
Area: Beaufort West

(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "Blank"
John Carter
First seen: 25.11.1910
Last seen: 14.07.1913
     

BECK PLAATS
1880 to February 1885

Area: Fraserburg

Not recorded