Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices EAST LONDON to EAST LONDON WEST BANK

EAST LONDON
04.11.1848 to
Union
Area: East London
Population 1904: 25220
1   BONC "29" Type 1
Wider box
10.3mm
29.12.1870 27.10.1881  
       
2   BONC "29"   Type 2
Narrow box
8mm
  11.12.1905  
3   BONC "1111"   17.12.1897 08.01.1898  
4   BONC "1297"        
5   1C "CAPE COLONY"   12.08.1869 04.07.1876  
       
6   1C "Blank" Name 7-5 o'clock 09.01.1878 18.06.1886  
       
7   1C "Blank"
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Name 8-4 o'clock 18.06.1886 01.08.1887  
(8)   1C "Blank"   Name 9-3 o'clock
First seen: 16.09.1911
Last seen: 13.08.1920
     
9   1C "Dot"
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  10.04.1883 16.10.1894  
       
10   1C "CGH" Tall rounded typeface 21.02.1896 30.11.1900  
11   1C "CGH" Tall compact typeface
15.04.1895 30.01.1901  
       
12   1C "CGH"
Short rounded typeface 19.10.1887 27.03.1901  
       
13   SQC "CGH" Format 1+3 26.12.1893 12.03.1901  
       
14   SQC "CGH"   Format 2+2 31.10.1898    
15   SQC "CGH" Format 2+4 08.09.1894 11.05.1898  
       
16   HOODED     02.06.1888 06.08.1894  
       
17   2C "Bars + cross" Type 1
White cross
10.09.1901 11.07.1903  
       
18   2C "Bars + cross" Type 2
Black cross
21.01.1905 21.11.1908  
19   2C "1" Small figure "1" 11.08.1906    
20   2C "1" Large figure "1"
Last seen: 02.11.1910
10.04.1910
(Frescura)
30.05.1910  
21   2C "2"   24.05.1906
(Frescura)
03.02.1908
(Aab)
 
       
22   2C "3"   Last seen: 20.03.1911
(Frescura)
17.09.1906
(Frescura)
30.05.1910  
       
23   2C "4"
Type 1
Squated "4"
15.04.1907 18.06.1909  
       
24   2C "4"   Type 2
Large "4" Thin bars
21.01.1910    
(25)   2C "4"   Type 3
Large "4" Thik bars
First seen: 01.11.1911
     
(26)   1C "SA"   First seen: 12.101.1913      
27   1C "H.P.O."   29.06.1881 20.03.1886  

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28   1C "PO" Last seen: 07.08.1920 26.09.1902 30.05.1910  
       
29   1C "TO"   11.01.1890 02.12.1901  
30   1C "RO"     01.05.1890 15.09.1890  
31 "REGISTERED" OVAL "EAST LONDON" Type 1
28mm
Dot between T and L
14.02.1896 01.03.1907  
       
32 "REGISTERED" OVAL "EAST LONDON" Type 2
32mm
No dot between T and L
Last seen: 06.03.1914
20.11.1901 30.05.1910  
33   1C "TEL EXCHANGE" New sdiscovery 19.03.1902    
EAST LONDON AGRICULTURAL SHOW
02.03.1999
Area: East London
Not seen
EAST LONDON EAST BANK
09.06.1879 to 1881
Area: East London
Renamed from Panmure
Not seen
EAST LONDON JETTY
01.11.1902 to
Union
Area: East London
1   2C "Bars +cross" Last seen: 18.03.1912 30.01.1903 30.05.1910  
       
EAST LONDON LOCATION
May 1896 to
Union
Area: East London
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"     09.03.1900 18.04.1904  
EAST LONDON STATION
May 1896 to
Union
Area: East London
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "RO"     29.01.1897 04.12.1901  
(3) "RO" 1C "CGH"   First seen: 03.05.1913      
EAST LONDON WEST BANK
01.06.1877 to
Union
Area: East London
1   BONC "370"   08.02.1882 24.04.1902  
2   1C "WEST BANK"   08.02.1882 24.04.1902  
3   1C "TO"   10.08.1901 06.02.1902  
4   2C "Bars + cross"     04.03.1903    
5   2C "Blank"   Last seen:12.10.1911 26.11.1903 30.05.1910