Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices DOMBIETERSFONTEIN to DORDRECHT STATION

DOMBIETERSFONTEIN
May 1883 to January 1884
Area: Victoria West
Not seen
DONKERHOEK - BEAUFORT WEST -
1874 to August 1883
June 1888 to March 1895
Area: Beaufort West
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C     Only top of postmark known 27.07.1891 01.08.1891 200
DONKERHOEK - CALEDON -
May 1896 to
Union
Area: Caledon
(1)   BONC     Probable      
1   1C "CGH"     11.06.1909   200
DONKERPOORT
November 1893 to October 1894
Area: Colesburg
Not seen
DONNINGTON
July 1895 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank"         200
(3)   1C "CGH"   First seen: 06.05.1924      
DONNYBROOK
February 1904 to
Union
Area: Queenstown
1   BONC "1163"     19.11.1907   200
2   1C "Blank"     25.12.1906 19.11.1907 150
       
DOORNBERGSFONTEIN
1882 to
Unknown
December 1887 to October 1899
Area: Prieska
1   BONC "661"     08.04.1889   200
2   1C "CGH"     08.04.1889   200
DOORNBOSCH
1879 to September 1885
February 1890 to January 1895
August 1904 to
Union
Area: Clanwilliam
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   BONC "Blank"   First seen: 09.12.1912
Last seen: 11.06.1913
     
DOORN DRAAI
February 1883 to November 1901
September 1902 to
Union
Area: Aberdeen
1   BONC "427"   20.08.1885 24.06.1892 100
2   1C "Dot" Last seen: 02.01.1914 20.08.1885 30.05.1910 60
DOORNHOEK
September 1894 to January 1898
Area: Cradock
Not seen
DOORNKLOOF
November 1892 to January 1896
August 1897 to
Union
Area: Alexandria
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 11.09.1918 08.08.1907 30.05.1910 80
DOORN LAAGTE
March 1896 to
Union
Area: Kimberley
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2     "CGH"     22.04.1899   200
DOORN NEK SANATORIUM
April 1895 to August 1896
Area: Somerset East
Renamed Zuurberg Sanatorium
1   BONC "923" used at Zuurberg Sanatorium 8 October 1896 19.12.1895   200
2   1C "CGH"   19.12.1895 14.08.1896 150
       
DOORN RIVER
February 1847 to 1850
31.07.1854 to 02.07.1901
Unknown to 92.09.1901
Unknown to November 1902
January 1902 to
Union
Area: George
Attacked by Boer forces on 2nd June 1901 and 2nd September 1901
1   BONC "431"     1893   200
2   OVAL     21.12.1871 09.??.1880 300
3   1C "Dot"
John Carter
    09.07.1904 200
DORDRECHT
14.01.1859 to 01.12.1899
26.02.1900 to
Union
Area: Wodehouse
Population 1904: 2052
Occupied by Boer forces
1   BONC "82"   21.06.1875 22.06.1896 20
2   OVAL     01.12.1867
(Frescura)
09.11.1877
(Frescura)
120
       
3   1C "Blank" Name: 9-3 o'clock 28.12.1874 23.12.1902 10
       
4   1C "Blank" Name: 8-4 o'clock 19.06.1886
(Aab)
13.03.1909
(Aab)
8
5   SQC "CGH"   26.03.1897
(Frescura)
14.05.1904
(Aab)
10
       
6   2C "Bars + cross" Smaller letters 26.11.1904 03.01.1905 15
7   2C "Bars + cross" Thin bars
Last seen: 24.07.1910
26.07.1909 30.05.1910 10
(8)   2C "Bars + cross" Thik bars
First seen: 18.04.1911
Last seen: 15.05.1915
     
DORDRECHT STATION
March 1896 to 1.12.1899
26.02.1900 to
Union
Area: Wodehouse
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 15.05.1914 10.08.1903 30.05.1910 80