Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices DOUGLAS to DRY HARTS

DOUGLAS
1874 to 14.11.1899
02.01.1900 to April 1900
March 1900 to
Union
Area: Herbert
Population 1904: 1016
1   DIAMOND "8" Previously used at Langford 06.10.1883 29.03.1902 20
       
2   OVAL       24.10.1872 10.07.1877 600
2   OVAL "WGL" WGL at bottom 10.07.1882 ??.02.1887 600
3   1C "Dot"   16.01.1888 13.03.1895 50
4   1C "CGH" Last seen: 03.03.1913 08.06.1892 30.05.1910 15
       
DOYLETON
June 1905 to September 1909
Area: Vryburg
1   2C "Bars + cross"   01.06.1907 05.03.1909 100
DRAAIBOSCH
1880 to February 1906
1907 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
1   BONC "292"       150
2   1C "Blank"   29.02.1892 20.04.1905 80
3   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 12.06.1920 31.12.1906 30.05.1910 80
DRAAIHOEK
August 1894 to July 1897
Area: Vanrhynsdorp
Not seen
DRAGHOENDER
December 1884 to 22.02.1900
2.04.1900 to 08.12.1901
July 1902 to July 1906
TO open until
Union
Area: Prieska
Renamed to Marydale
1   BONC "381"   02.11.1890 28.04.1900 30
       
2   BONC "1093"     31.01.1903   200
       
3   1C "Blank" Name 8-4 o'clock 02.11.1890 08.12.1900
(Aab)
25
       
4   Manuscript       26.07.1902   300
5   1C "Blank"   Name 9-3 o'clock 31.01.1903 20.09.1909 40
DREW
July 1899 to
Union
Area: Swellendam
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"
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Last seen: 15.01.1914 23.07.1901 30.05.1910 80
DRIEFONTEIN
1878 to September 1883
Area: Clanwilliam
Not seen
DRIEKOPPEN
1882 to December 1882
Area: Jansenville
Not seen
DRIVER'S DRIFT
December 1888 to June 1899
May 1901 to August 1902
Area: Glen Grey
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   BONC "CGH" Only top half of postmark seen 14.02.1890 04.04.1898 100
       
DROMMEL VLEI
1882 to 1901
Area: Piquetberg
Renanamed Zoutkloof
1   1C "?"         200
DROOGE VLAKTE
April 1895 to February 1907
December 1907 to February 1907
Area: Riversdale
Not seen
DROOGE VLEI
1858 to 1878
Area: Malmesbury
Not seen
DROSTDY
February 1899 to
Union
Area: Tulbagh
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   BONC "CGH"   Last seen: 12.12.1914 23.11.1907 30.05.1910 100
DRY HARTS (DRY HARTZ)
1888 to 1889
1891 to 15.10.1899
Unknown to November 1901
Area: Vryburg
1   BONC "675"     20.10.1888 1894 200
2   1C "BECHUANALAND" Spelt Harts 11.03.1893 04.06.1898 200
3   1C "BECHUANALAND" Spelt Hartz ??.06.1894   300