Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices FORT BROWN to FRANKFORT

FORT BROWN
1848 to 1849
01.09.1861 to Union
Area: Albany
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 11.09.1916 29.03.1877 30.05.1910  
FORT COX
July 1906 to May 1909

Area: King Williams Town
1   2C "Bars + cross"     25.07.1906 21.12.1906  
FORT CUNYNGHAME
December 1876 to August 1879
Area: Stutterheim
1   1C "Blank"     23.08.1879    
FORT DONALD
September 1885 to May 1894
Unknown to
Union
Area: Griqualand East
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"     05.07.1886    
FORT HARE
1850
Area: Victoria East
Called Alice by 1848
1   OCT-NUMBER "49"     ??.??.1885    
FORT JACKSON
01.07.1865 to
Union
Area: East London
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 16.11.1922 08.10.1892 30.05.1910  
       
3   1C "JACKSON"   19.04.1890 28.10.1899
(John Lund)
 
FORT PEDDIE
February 1848 to 1853
Area: Peddie
Renamed to Peddie
1   OCT-NUM "50"          
2   OVAL   Used after renaming to Peddie 18.07.1854 25.11.1878 120
FORT WILLIAM
June 1894 to August 1894

Area: Victoria East
Not recorded
FORT WILLSHIRE
10.05.1858 to 1873

Area: Pondoland
Renamed to: Enthlenzi
Not recorded
FORTYFOUR ADDERLEY STREET
01.12.1905 to July 1906
November 1905 to Unknown
Area: Cape Town
1   2C "Bars + cross"     18.04.1906 23.04.1906
(Argyll Etkin)
 
FORTYTHREE STRAND STREET
01.12.1881 to July 1903
Area: Cape Town
Renamed to Bree Street
2   BONC "235"   02.04.1884 27.01.1886  
3   1C "CAPE TOWN"   02.04.1884 15.01.1899  
       
FOURTEEN STREAMS
July 1890 to 16.10.1899
Unknown to
Union
Area: Barkly West
1   BONC   Looks like 741 ?      
       
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 07.10.1911 24.10.1890 30.05.1910  
       
FRANKFORT
01.05.1876 to March 1885
July 1885 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
1   BONC "434" Last seen: 07.02.1920 21.11.1903 30.05.1910  
2 "PO" 1C "Dot"     14.11.1890 24.12.1907  
(3)   2C "Bars + cross"   Probable