Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices BITTERPLAAT to BLINKWATER

BITTERPLAAT
 October 1895 to
Union
Area: Wodehouse
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: ??.??.1919 ??.??.1900   160
BIZANA
 August 1894 to
Union
Area: Piquetberg
1   BONC "249"   12.04.1898 13.02.1902 20
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 29.01.1916 12.04.1898 30.05.1910 12
       
BLAAUWBANK (SIDING)
 May 1887 to
1904
Area: Britstown
Not recorded
BLAAUW KRAAL
 Unknown to
November 1899
26.02.1900 to Unknown
Area: Wodehouse
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "?"   First seen: 30.10.1917      
BLAAUW KRANTZ 1
 04.05.1857 to
March 1882
Area: Cradock
Not recorded
BLAAUW KRANTZ 2
 January 1896 to December 1897
Area: Jansenville
Not recorded
BLACKHILL
 
December 1888 to 19.03.1901
Unknown to
Union
Area: Albert
Boer war closure 1901
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 06.09.1924 20.09.1897 30.05.1910 15
BLACK WOODS
 November 1906 to
Union
Area: Beaufort West
1   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 20.06.1912 15.05.1909 30.05.1910 160
BLADGROND
 November 1898 to March 1900

April 1900 to October 1900
January 1907 to
Union
Area: Kenhardt
(1)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 1932      
BLANCO
 04.12.1851 to
Union
Area: George
1   BONC "291"   01.12.1881 13.02.1883 30
2   BONC "1276"   Last seen: 11.07.1910 02.12.1903 30.05.1910 20

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3   OVAL   Rated as 5 by Goldblatt 07.10.1857 20.11.1886 60
       
4   1C "Blank" Not recorded by Frescura
But different to Number 5
26.11.1882 12.03.1885 60
5   1C "Blank" Last seen: 11.07.1910 01.06.1899 30.05.1910 10
       
BLAND'S DRIFT
12.09.1861 to
Union
Area: Mossel Bay
1   BONC "304"   15.10.1882 13.04.1900 20
2   1C "Dot" Last seen: 21.03.1911 03.01.1891 30.05.1910 20
       
3   1C "DRIFT"   Name at top and bottom 03.05.1905   60

BLANEY (JUNCTION)
18.12.1876 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town

1   BONC "216"   25.03.1898 1903 20
2   1C "Blank"   25.03.1898 15.05.1906 20
       
3   1C "CGH" Last seen: 08.05.1917 27.07.1906 30.05.1910 16
       

BLAUW VLEY
14.03.1896 to
Union
Area: Paarl

1   BONC "1079" Last seen: 14.07.1916 26.03.1901 30.05.1910 120
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 02.03.1912 14.03.1896 30.05.1910 80
       

BLETTERMAN RAIL
1897 to
Union
Area: Hanover

(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "Blank"   Probable      
3 "R.O"" 2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 14.05.1911 07.06.1909 30.05.1910 120

BLIGNAUTS PONT
February 1889 to December 1894
Unknown to 02.07.1909

Area: Kimberley

1   BONC "694"     01.01.1890   80
2   1C "CGH"     ??.07.1889 02.07.1909 100

BLIKANA
June 1897 to
Union
Area: Herschel

1   BONC "1050"     24.06.1903 12.09.1903 60
2   1C "CGH"
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Last seen: 13.01.1926 06.05.1903 30.05.1910 12
       

BLIKFONTEIN
April 1895 to 13.11.1899
 03.03.1900 to
Union
Area: Barkly West
Closed due to Boer war in 1899

(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   ??.04.189?   60
3   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 04.01.1930 01.07.1907 30.05.1910 30

BLINKWATER
10.09.1859 to October 1907
Area: Fort Beaufort

1   BONC     Number illegable 21.11.1896    
2   D-ARC     03.10.1866 21.04.1904 140

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