Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices GREEN RIVER to GROEN RIVER

GREEN RIVER
1 January 1867 to
Union
Area: King Williams Town
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CAPE COLONY"     04.01.1901 13.03.1905  
GRETNA
29 September 1858 to 1862
Area: Queenstown
Not recorded
GREY'S PASS - Clanwilliam -
22 September 1865 to 1866
Area: Clanwilliam
Renamed Kookfontein
Not recorded
GREY'S PASS - Piquetberg -
19 December 1866 to 1872
Area: Piquetberg
Not recorded
GREYSTONE
1 August 1873 to 1878
1882 to July 1884
September 1884 to February 1888

June 1892 to 1901 (closed during Boer war)
January 1902 to
Union
Area: Jansenville
1   BONC "329"
or
"829"
    10.08.1892    
2   1C "Dot"
John Lund
  25.11.1893 17.09.1905  
3   2C "Bars + cross" New find 08.09.1906    
GREYTON
15 November 1862 to 1867
1869 to Union
Area: Caledon
Population 1891: 276
1   BONC "505"     22.12.1890 14.06.1901  
(2)   BONC "567"   Tentative allocation      
3   1C "Blank" Last seen: 11.11.1918 22.12.1890 30.05.1910  
GREYTOWN
1872 to April 1884

March 1885 to August 1888
Unknown to October 1888

Area: Stutterheim
1   BONC     Illegible      
2   DARC       02.07.1872 27.10.1877  
3   1C     Name top and bottom
New discovery
28.04.1886    
GRIQUATOWN
16 September 1881 to 17 November 1899
June 1900 to 27 October 1901
Unknown to
Union
Area: Hay
Population 1904: 1244
1   BONC "529"   ??.??.1888 29.08.1905  
       
2   SQC "GRIQ WEST"
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NEW DISCOVERY 08.11.1886    
3   1C "TOWN" Name top and bottom 16.04.1888
(Frescura)
17.07.1904
(Hamilton)
 
       
4   2C "Cross + bars" Last seen: 11.12.1911 28.09.1904 30.05.1910  
       
GROBBELAAR'S
17 May 1859 to January 1865
Area: Somerset East
Not recorded
GROENBERG
23 February 1856 to 1873
Area: Paarl
Not recorded
GROENEKLOOF
14 March 1849 to 1873
Area: Malmesbury
Not recorded
GROEN RIVER
September 1906 to
Union
Area: Malmesbury
1   1C "RIVER"        
(2)   2C "Bars + cross" First seen: 06.10.1911
Last seen: 27.04.1931