Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices HANKEY to HANTAM

HANKEY
c. 1850 to
Union
Area: Humansdorp
1   OCT NUMBER "58"   10.08.1850 30.06.1857  
       
(2)   BONC     Probable      
3   OVAL       13.10.1874 11.02.1881 600
4   1C "Dot"   07.09.1892 29.07.1895  
               
5   1C "CGH" Last seen: 17.05.1911 05.11.1893 30.05.1910  
       
HANOVER
6 September 1855 to
Union
Area: Hanover
Population 1904: 1232
Renamed from Petrus Vlei
1   BONC "508"   14.10.1884 22.12.1902  
       
2   DARC     25.10.1859 05.11.1876  
3   1C "Blank" 9 to 3 o'clock
Time code letter
04.07.1882 13.06.1889  
       
4   1C "Blank" Time code AM/PM
22mm diameter
Last seen: 29.09.1913
10.01.1902 30.05.1910  
       
5   1C "Blank" 8 to 4 o'clock
23mm diameter
15.01.1901 12.11.1908  
(6)   2C "Bars + cross" First seen: 17.07.1910
Last seen: 12.07.1919
     
HANOVER ROAD
Apri 1884 to
Union
Area: Hanover
1   BONC "514"   06.03.1897 10.01.1899  
       
2   1C "Dot"   30.05.1888 31.03.1892  
3   1C "CGH" Last seen: 12.04.1926 01.12.1896 30.05.1910  
       
HANOVER STREET
September 1884 to 1891
August 1902 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
(1)   BONC     Possible      
2   2C "C.T." Last seen: 11.09.1912 09.03.1904 30.05.1910  
HANSEN'S RIVER
1 September 1858 to 1872
Area: Bredarsdorp
Renamed to Fairfield
Not recorded
HANTAM
1 September 1858 to 1862
Area: Calvinia
Renamed to Voor Hantam
Not recorded