Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices CLARKEBURY to COLESBERG

CLARKEBURY
01.01.1874 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
1   BONC "153"   20.09.1882 23.09.1899 30
2   1C "Blank"   20.09.1882 28.08.1907 12
       
(3)   2C "Bars + cross" First seen: 08.07.1911
Last seen: 06.10.1917
     
CLARKSON
1882 to
Union
Area: Humansdorp
Population 1904: 340
1   BONC "75"   19.10.1897 06.12.1907 30

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2   1C "Dot" Last seen: 10.08.1932 23.03.1889 30.05.1910 10
       
CLEARWATER
October 1882 to 18.11.1899
April 1900 to
Union
Area: Barkly East
Renamed from New England
1   BONC   illegable BONC 11.03.1885   120
2   1C "Dot"   11.03.1885   120
       
3   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: ??.??.1912 27.10.1905 30.05.1910 10
CLIFFORD
 September 1893 to 18.11.1899
April 1900 to
October 1909
Area: Barkly East
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" NEW FIND 29.05.1904
(John Lund)
22.09.1907
(Aab)
180
       
CLIFTON
 July 1905 to September 1907
April 1908 to Union
Area: East London
Not seen
CLUMBER
15.08.1892 to
Union
Area: Bathurst
1   BONC "354"   09.12.1899 03.01.1901 60
2   1C "Dot" Last seen: 04.07.1930 15.08.1892 30.05.1910 20
CLUTHA
 May 1904 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
Not seen
COEGA
1865 to 1878
1880 to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
1   BONC "283"   24.05.1886   10
2   1C "CAPE COLONY"   24.05.1886 08.04.1910 8
COERNEY
01.03.1876 to
Union
Area: Alexandria
1   BONC "63"   19.11.1876 10.05.1893 15
2   1C "CAPE COLONY" Last seen: 01.08.1912 09.09.1878 30.05.1910 6
       
COFFEE LAAGTE
 1879 to June 1884
Area: Jansenville
Not seen
COFIMVABA
01.01.1877 to 1880
September 1894 to February 1896
November 1896 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
1   BONC "1102"     04.04.1896   120
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 05.12.1912 04.04.1896 30.05.1910 12
       
COGHLAN
January 1908 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
Renamed from: Engxogi
(1)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 11.07.1911
Last seen: 04.09.1914
     
COLCHESTER
1868 to 1870
February 1910 to
Union
Area: Uitenhage
Renamed from: Sunday's River
(1)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 29.06.1911
Last seen: 08.09.1924
     
COLDSTREAM
February 1907 to
Union
Area: Humansdorp
1   2C "Bars + cross"     03.02.1908   200
COLESBERG
27.10.1837 to 14.1.1899
28.02.1900 to Union
Area: Colesberg
Population 1904: 2668
1   OCT NUMBER "57"   11.10.1849 12.03.1852 400
       
2   BONC "23"   07.06.1872 11.09.1888 4
       
3   BONC "830"   04.08.1892 30.09.1896 4
       
4   OVAL  
Rated as 4 by Goldblatt 21.12.1853 08.04.1865 50
       
5   DARC     ??.??.1859 02.02.1878 50

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6   1C "Cape Colony"     28.08.1865 28.05.1872 15
7   1C "Blank" 8 to 4 o'clock 14.10.1882 21.12.1895 8
       
8   1C "Blank" 9 to 3 o'clock
Last seen: 22.03.1911
07.12.1896 30.05.1910 4
Used by Boer forces 27.02.1900   80
9   1C "CGH" Last seen: 14.02.1913 04.04.1901 30.05.1910 4
       
10   1C "Dot"         20
11   SQC "CGH" Format: 1 + 3 18.10.1900 03.10.1905 4
       
12   SQC "CGH" Format: 2 + 4 ??.08.1897
(John Lund)
10.10.1900 6
Used by Boer forces 17.01.1900 23.02.1900 40
       
13   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 14.03.1914 19.12.1905 30.05.1910 3
       
14   1C "Blanc" New find 20.03.1907 30.07.1905  
COLESBERG JUNCTION
November 1896 to October 1897
April 1903 to
Union
Area: Colesberg
(1)   BONC     probable      
2   1C "RO"   Last seen: 02.01.1911 06.05.1895 30.05.1910 25
(3)   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 04.11.1911