Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices GATBERG to GEORGE

GATBERG
21.11.1876 to 1880
Area: Griqualand East
Renamed to Maclear
Not recorded
GEDULTZ RIVER
1881 to Union

Area: Uitenhage
1   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "RIVER"   Name top and bottom 29.12.1909 28.03.1910  
GEELBECK
29.05.1858 to 1873
Area: Malmesbury
Not recorded
GEELBEK VLEI
16.10.1858 to 1860
1880 to February 1902
Area: Mossel Bay
Named: Brak River 1858 to 1879
1   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "VLEI"   Name top and bottom 01.05.1892    
GELEGENFONTEIN
February 1895 to 15.11.1899
 March 1900 to August 1901
August 1902 to July 1903

Area: Albert
Not recorded
GELUK
May 1893 to October 1899
Unknown to November 1901
September 1902 to
Union
Area: Vryburg
1   BONC "181"   ??.06.1893 14.04.1905  
2   1C "BB" Last seen: 16.05.1912 24.07.1894 30.05.1910  

18.03.1897
       
GELUKSWARD (24 RIVERS)
10.05.1858 to 1868

Area: Piquetberg
Not recorded
GENADENDAL
06.01.1858 to
Union
Area: Caledon
1   BONC "401"   30.05.1891 30.05.1900  
       
2   OVAL       29.06.1860 05.01.1876 300
       
3   1C "Blank" Last seen: 08.12.1913 08.05.1893 30.05.1910  
       
GENESA
August 1885 to October 1899
Unknown to May 1902
September 1902 to
Union
Area: Vryburg
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "BB"   Seen: 30.11.1910      
(3)   1C "CGH"   Probable      
GEORGE
01.10.1816 to
Union
Area: George
Population 1904: 3506
1   CROWN   Sent to George 1818
Known RED
    180
       
2   OCT-NUMBER "34"     04.10.1849 19.05.1850  
       
3   BONC "17"   17.03.1868 10.12.1897  
       
4   BONC "34"   Square head to Numeral "3" ??.??.1865 22.04.1890  
5   OVAL   Rated as 4 by Goldblatt 22.12.1853 03.09.1875 40
       
6   1C "CAPE COLONY" In March 1901 using year slug 1910 06.10.1875 03.03.1901  
       
7   1C "CGH" Small rounded typeface

13.06.1889 13.08.1898  
       
8   1C "CGH"   Small compact typeface 08.03.1909 19.05.1909  
9   1C "CGH" Larger compact typeface
15.12.1901
(tp44-123)(EBAY)
09.05.1909  
(10)   1C "Blank"   Seen: 27.07.1911      
11   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 10.10.1912 24.04.1904 30.05.1910  
12   2C "Bars + cross" 30.04.1910    
GEORGE STATION
March 1908 to
Union
Area: George
Not recorded