Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices BUTHA BUTHE to CALEDON

BUTHA BUTHE
 04.11.1906 to
Union
Area: Basutoland
See Basutoland
BUTTERWORTH
 01.12.1876 to
Union
Area: Transkei
1   BONC "268"   13.04.1886 24.10.1901 4
2   1C "CAPE COLONY"   25.10.1887
(Aab)
27.02.1902 4
3   1C "CAPE OF GOOD HOPE"     26.05.1901   40
4   1C "Blank"   Large typeface
9-3 o'clock
21.03.1880 04.08.1884 12
5   1C "Blank" Large typeface
7-5 o'clock
08.08.1884 21.01.1901 4
       
6   1C "Blank" Small typeface
8-4 o'clock
14.08.1901 05.12.1902 8
       
7   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 09.02.1911 09.01.1905 30.05.1910 4
       
BUTERWORTH STATION
 01.91.1907 to
Union
Area: Transkei
Not recorded
BUXTON
 December 1882 to
Union
Area: Stockenstrom
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"   Last seen: 23.02.1915 09.09.1906 30.05.1910 50
BUY'S POST
 March 1899 to 15 November 1899
14 March 1900 to December 1908
Area: Albert
Closed due to Boer war
1   BONC "782"   10.05.1901 11.11.1904 40
2   1C "CGH"   11.09.1903 12.05.1908 60
       
CALA
 June 1883 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
Population 1904: 1441
1   BONC "482"   23.05.1883 05.02.1895 12
       
2   1C "CGH" Small typeface
Dot separators
17.12.1893 02.09.1900 10
3   1C "CGH" Largel typeface
No dot separators
2 types?
13.08.1893 04.11.1901 10
       
4   1C "Dot" 9-3 o'clock 03.11.1883 18.03.1894 12
5   1C "Blank" 9-3 o'clock 24.07.1886 29.07.1891 20
6   1C "Blank" 10-2 o'clock
Last seen: 13.10.1924
24.07.1902 30.05.1910 6
       
7   1C     Relief cancler ??.01.1907 07.04.1907 40
8   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 01.09.1921 06.02.1902 30.05.1910 6
       
CALDERWOOD
 May 1903 to
Union
Area: Victoria East
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"   Last seen: 24.02.1912 02.09.1907 30.05.1910 60
CALEDON
 16 October 1816 to
Union
Area: Caledon
Population 1904: 3508
1   CROWN     20.02.1834 06.03.1863 180
       
2   OCT NUMBER "26" Late usage 12.10.1840   120
    20
       
3   BONC "250"   01.12.1882 22.09.1893 4
       
4   BONC "485"   Format
3.3.3
09.06.1893 07.12.1896 12
5   BONC "485" Format
2.3.2
16.08.1897   40
6   OVAL   Rated as 4 by Goldblatt 01.03.1854 03.04.1887 50
       
7   1C "Blank" Large typeface
Name: 9-3 o'clock
08.01.1883 31.08.1896 8
(8)   1C "Blank"   Small typeface
Name: 9-3 o'clock
First seen: 05.08.1910
     
9   1C "Blank" Medium typeface
Name: 10-2 o'clock
07.07.1879 28.05.1890 8
       
10 RELIEF 1C   RELIEF
New find
08.01.1906   200
       
11   1C "Blank" Small typeface
Name: 10-2 o'clock
Last seen: 03.03.1927
20.03.1906 30.05.1910 6
12   1C "CGH"   13.08.1898 02.11.1905 4
13   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 25.04.1913 20.03.1906 30.05.1910 3
       
CALEDON STREET
 Aopril 1883 to January 1892
1893 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CAPE TOWN"   Name top and bottom 01.07.1897   80
3   1C "CAPE TOWN" Name top and bottom
N reversed
14.12.1897
(Putzel)
28.02.1906 3
4   2C "CT" Last seen: 21.11.1913 18.11.1907 30.05.1910 4