Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices BOOM RIVER to BRADFORD

BOOM RIVER
 1895 to
Union
Area: Carnarvon
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     29.08.1900   200
BOOPLAATS
 May 1906 to
Union
Area: Humansdorp
Not recorded
BORDER SIDING
 02.05.1896 to
Union
Area: Barkly West
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   02.05.1896 29.04.1899 40
3   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 20.12.1917 17.12.1907 30.05.1910 40
BOSCHLUIS KLOOF
 September 1906 to January 1908
Area: Worcester
3   2C "Bars + cross"   04.05.1907
(Aab)
  300
BOSJEMAN'S VLEI
 November 1896 to August 1902
Area: Worcester
Renamed to Botha's Halt
1   ? "?"   Reported by Grosvenor     300
BOSMAN'S CROSSING
 July 1896 to
Union
Area: Stellenbosch
1   BONC "1015"     08.11.1896 27.04.1897 120
       
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 02.04.1912 28.09.1896 30.05.1910 80
       
BOTER KLOOF
 April 1882 to May 1890
Area: Calvinia
Not recorded
BOTER KRAAL
 1881 to March 1885
Area: Prince Albert
Not recorded
BOTERS LEEGTE
 September 1882
to May 1888
September 1895 to November 1901
October 1902 to
Union
Area: Carnarvon
Boer war closure 1901
1   BONC "944"     19.02.1900   200
(2)   1C "Dot"   Last seen: 01.06.1915      
3   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 25.10.1927 19.02.1900   200
BOTHA'S HALT
 August 1902 to
Union
Area: Worcester
Renamed from Bosjemansvlei
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 14.04.1939      
BOTHA'S HILL
 February 1893 to February 1894
Area: Albany
Not recorded
BOT RIVER
 December 1902 to
Union
Area: Caledon
1   2C "Bar + cross" Last seen: 24.10.1921 30.09.1905 30.05.1910 30
BOVEN DOWNS
 March 1882 to October 1890
Area: Calvinia
Not recorded
BOVEN LANGVLEI
 February 1896 to
Union
Area: Clanwilliam
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     25.04.????   200
BOVENPLAATS
February 1893 to
Union
Area: Caledon
(1)   BONC "880"          
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 04.01.1940 07.06.1900 30.05.1910 80

BOVEN VALLEI
March 1897 to March 1902
November 1902 to
Union
Area: Paarl

1   BONC "1051"   Last seen: 24.12.1912 14.11.1900 30.05.1910 100
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 14.06.1935
(Putzel)
07.06.1900 30.05.1910 80
       

BOWDEN
01.02.1875 to
Union
Area: Albany

1   BONC "457"   04.08.1884 29.06.1884 20
03.03.1894 23.05.1906 20
2   1C "Dot" Last seen: 27.02.1924 03.09.1885
(CGH Stamps)
30.05.1910 12
       

BOWESDORP
01.08.1871 to 1874
01.11.1876 to January 1883
1891 to Unknown
January 1893 to 22.12.1901
Unknown to January 1902
March 1902 to July 1902
November 1902 to
Union
Area: Namaqualand
Closures due to Boer war

1   Manuscript     Bowesdorp or B'dorp 30.04.1876 10.11.1879 200
(2)   BONC     Probable      
3   1C "CGH" Last seen: 16.12.1913 30.04.1901 30.05.1910 120

BOWKER'S PARK (STATION)
1897 to October 1902
April 1903 to
Union
Area: Queenstown

(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 29.08.1934 18.02.1901 30.05.1910 80
       

BRACKENFELL SIDING
April 1905 to July 1908
Unknown to April 1910

Area: Cape Town

1   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 12.03.1930 29.05.1905 30.05.1910 120

BRADFORD
1858 to
Union
Area: Queenstown

(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"   17.12.1901
(Frescura)
20.03.1906
(Aab)
120