Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices BUFFELS KLIP to BUSH NEK

BUFFELS KLIP
 1880 to
Union
Area: Unionale
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     17.09.1898 08.08.1911 120
BUFFELS KLOOF
 April 1882 to April 1884
Area: Albany
Not recorded
BUFFELS RIVER (STATION)
 01.04.1874 to June 1889
Area: Laingsburg
Renamed to Laingsburg
1   1C "RIVER"
(Aab)
  19.09.1877 04.11.1885 80
BUKAZI
 
March 1907 to Union
Area: pondoland
(1)   2C "Bars + cross" New discovery
First seen: ??.06.1910
     
BULK RIVER
May 1906 to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
Not recorded
BULTFONTEIN
 August 1887 to December 1898
Februar 1903 to Union
Area: Beaufort West
Not recorded
BULWATER
 April 1898 to 17 September 1905
Area: Cape Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"
John Carter
Last seen: 06.09.1915 18.05.1903 30.05.1910 50
BUNTINGVILLE
 October 1897 to March 1906
Area: Pondoland
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "C.G.H."   14.07.1900 10.11.1905 120
BURGHERSDORP
 12.02.1848 to 15.11.1899
14 March to
Union
Area: Albert
Population 1904: 2894
Occupied by Boer forces in 1899 and 1900
1   OCT NUMBER "40"   01.03.1850 28.05.1851 120
2   BONC "16"   28.05.1868 12.02.1891 6
       
3   BONC "89" Is this 98?     20
4   BONC "125"   07.11.1886 01.10.1898 6
5   BONC "226"   18.08.1891 30.09.1901 4
6   BONC "824"   28.05.1892 19.01.1905 3
       
7   BONC "1349" Tenatative allocation

Also used in Cape Town

14.07.1903   60
8   OVAL   Rated as 4 by Goldblatt 06.01.1854 18.11.1876 40
8x   Manuscript   New find 13.08.1878   500
9   1C "Blank" Large typeface
8-4 o'clock
14.03.1880 17.02.1891 8
10   1C "Blank" Small typeface
10-2 o'clock
Last seen: 12.05.1914
26.06.1906 30.05.1910 4
       
11   1C "CGH" Small typeface
8-4 o'clock
16.06.1892 13.05.1897 4
11   1C "CGH" Small typeface
8-4 o'clock
Dots on sides
24.08.1893 10.02.1904 4
12   1C "CGH" Large typeface
Last seen: 04.09.1913
01.02.1897 30.05.1910 3
       
13   1C "Bars + cross"
John Lund
  06.12.1903 12.02.1906 4
14   SQC "CGH"
  04.11.1898 04.11.1904 4
Boer occupation 15.01.1900 25.02.1900
(Aab)
80
       
15   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 05.06.1911 02.01.1900 30.05.1910 3
BURGHERSDORP STATION
 January 1895 to 15.11.1899
18.07.1901 to
Union
Area: Albert
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "RTO"     24.06.1899 17.07.1899 100
3   1C "STATION"     18.07.1901   120
BURGERVILLE
 July 1905
to Union
Area: Philipstown
(1)   1C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 14.06.1911      
BURNS HILL
 October 1890 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 16.04.1924 04.10.1905 30.05.1910 50
BUSHMAN'S HOEK
 01.07.1871 to 1874
1881 to September 1884
Area: Quenstown
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "HOEK"   Name top and bottom 04.05.1884   200
BUSHMAN'S RIVER (STATION)
1880 to December 1883
June 1889 to
Union
Area: Alexandria
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     31.12.1890 02.04.1892 100
3   1C "STATION"
John Lund
Last seen: 06.03.1916 21.09.1898
(John Lund)
30.05.1910
 
40

BUSH NEK
July 1892 to  January 1894
(Opened again 01.05.1911)

Area: Fort Beaufort

Recorded in Union