Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices BERG RIVER to BITTERFONTEIN

BERG RIVER
 October 1908 to
Union
Area: Piquetberg
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "CGH"   First seen: 1911      
BERG RIVER MOUTH
 October 1908 to
Union
Area: Piquetberg
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "CGH"          
3   2C "Bar + cross"   Last seen: 14.08.1912 05.03.1910 30.05.1910 120
BERLIN (STATION)
 18.07.1864 to
1873
20.10.1877 to
Union

Area: King Williams Town
1   BONC "847"   15.06.1887 13.12.1893 12
       
2   1C "CAPE COLONY"   27.06.1884
(Aab)
24.08.1905
(Frescura)
12
       
3   2C "Bar + cross" Last seen: 23.11.1912 17.06.1907 30.05.1910 8
       
BERRY BANK
 December 1891 to
Union
Area: Britstown
Renamed from: Walthoorns Kraal
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "CGH"   First seen: 30.11.1910      
BETHESDA ROAD
 April 1898 to
06.08.1901
unknown to
Union

Area: Graaff-Reinet
Boer war closure
1   BONC "1063"     28.10.1898 14.11.1899 300
2   1C "CGH"   14.11.1899 14.11.1909 40
3   1C "Blank" Last seen: 04.03.1925 30.09.1900 30.05.1910 20
       
BETHULIE BRIDGE
 
1881 to October 1891
September 1892 to September 1894
November 1896 to August 1897
Unknown to 16 October 1899
13 March 1900 to Unknown
January 1901 to July 1901
Area: Albert
Boer war closure 1899
1   BONC "1257"     1901   300
2   1C "Blank"     21.05.1901   200
3   1C "BRIDGE" Name bottom and top 18.12.1???   200
4   Manuscript       07.04.1900   300
BIESJESBULT
 May 1890 to
April 1898
Area: Middelburg
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"
John Lund
 
??.11.1894
 
10.06.1903 80
BIESJESFONTEIN
December 1905 to
Union
Area: Vanrhynsdorp
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"
John Lund
Last seen: 25.08.1926 26.02.1906 30.05.1910 80
(3)   2C "Bar + cross"   Probable      

BIESJESKUIL
1879 to March 1882

Area: Victoria West

(1)   BONC     Probable      

BIESJESPOORT
January 1897 to
Union
Area: Victoria West

1   BONC "666"
or
"999"
      100
2   2C "CGH"
Corrected date
Last seen: 04.10.1913 08.12.1898 30.05.1910 60

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BIG SPRINGS
March 1897 to November 1899
March 1900 to November 1901
March 1903 to January 1904

Area: Colesburg
Closed 1899 due to Boer war

Not Recorded

BIG UMGAZI
January 1904 to
Union
Area: Pondoland

(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 24.04.1921
(Putzel)
??.07.1906
(Putzel)
30.05.1910 120

BIKAMMA
December 1905 to
Union
Area: Willowmore

(1)   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 11.08.1914
(Aab)
     

BIRDS RIVER
March 1907 to April 1909
Area: Wodehouse

Not Recorded

BITTERFONTEIN
February 1886 to February 1895
Area: Namaqualand
Renamed to Nieuwe Rust

Not Recorded