Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices ELANDSFONTEIN to ELLIOT

ELANDSFONTEIN - CALVINIA -
1879 to February 1892

Area: Calvinia
Not recorded
ELANDSFONTEIN - RICHMOND -
December 1898 to Union
Area: Richmond
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   19.01.1900 10.08.1900
(Putzel)
 
ELANDS KLOOF
October 1900 to January 1904
January 1905 to June 1909
October 1909 to Union

Area: Clanwilliam
Population 1875: 230
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   First seen: 07.09.1912
Last seen: 14.02.1914
     
ELANDS POST
08.03.1848 to 01.03.1876

1880 to 09.07.1896
Area: Stockenstrom
Population 1875: 233
Renamed to Seymour
1   BONC "641" Also used at Seymour 30.11.1888 09.07.1896  
2   OVAL   * used concurrently with Seymour postmark 29.11.1858 09.07.1896* 120
       
3   1C   New find 20.06.1885    
ELANDS VLEY
November 1871 to August 1902
May 1903 to
Union
Area: Clanwilliam
1   BONC "519"     24.12.1900    
       
2   1C "CGH"     24.12.1900    
3   1C "Dot"     24.12.1900 22.12.1908  
ELGIN
October 1905 to
Union
Area: Caledon
1   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 23.06.1923 09.10.1905 30.05.1910  
ELIJILO
October 1905 to 1880
Area: King Williams Town
1   BONC "177"     07.09.1876    
2   1C "CAPE COLONY"     07.09.1876    
ELIM
20.12.1853 to 26.01.1854
18.12.1856 to Union
Area: Bredarsdorp
Population 1875: 936
1   BONC "705"   24.02.1895 15.05.1904  
       
2   OVAL       31.12.1853 26.01.1854  
3   DARC       13.11.1857 10.10.1859  
4   DARC       05.05.1875 07.10.1887  
       
5   1C "CGH" Last seen: 22.04.1924 29.12.1891 30.05.1910  
       
ELLESMERE
September 1894 to November 1899
March 1900 to
Union
Area: Albert
Renamed from Biesjesfontein
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 17.12.1910 25.06.1898 30.05.1910  
(3)   1C "Dot"   Illegable      
ELLIOT
April 1894 to
Union
Area: Tembuland
Renamed from Slang River
1   BONC "266"   18.01.1901    
2   1C "CGH"   01.07.1895 07.12.1904  
       
3   2C     RELIEF 05.01.1906    
       
4   1C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 03.02.1913 02.06.1906 12.02.1907