Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices HEIMER'S RIVER to HERSCHEL

HEIMER'S RIVER
5 August 1867 to 1873

Area: George
Not recorded
HELDERBERG
September 1895 to
Union
Area: Stellenbosch
Renamed from Rathby
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 25.06.1935 10.06.1899 30.05.1910  
HELDERBERG STATION
1904 to 1904

Area: Stellenbosch
Renamed to Fir Grove
Not recorded
HELL POORT
c 1882 to March 1910

Area: Albany
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Dot"   03.12.1892 05.12.1905  

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HEMMINGWAY STREET, KIMBERLEY
December 1906 to April 1908

Area: Kimberley
Not recorded
HENDERSON
8 June 1877 to 1878
November 1890 to
Union
Area: Cathcart
1   BONC "1047" Tentative allocation

Most probably Cathcart only

25.04.1900    
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 14.10.1913
(Aab)
??.09.189?
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
HENDRIK'S KRAAL
8 February 1859 to 1878

Area: Humansdorp
Renamed from Jagersbosch (1859)
Renamed to Jagersbosch (1878)
1   OVAL       16.07.1877
(Frescura)
  600
HENLEY
18 September 1878 to April 1882

Area: Willowmore
Not recorded
HENNING
June 1897 to
Union
Area: Steynsburg
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 02.07.1935 09.02.1899 30.05.1910  
HERBERTSDALE
1 November 1879 to 10 September 1901
Unknown to
Union
Area: Mossel Bay
1   BONC "283"
John Lund, Lundy on Stampboards
  25.07.1892    
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 19.04.1918 25.07.1892 30.05.1910  
HERCULESFONTEIN
1879 to 1881

Area: Piquetberg
Not recorded
HERMANUS
August 1902 to
Union
Area: Caledon
Renamed from Hermanuspetrusfontein
1   1C "PETRUSFONTEIN"   Name top and bottom
Petrusfontein deleted
02.09.1902    
2   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 12.04.1913 25.08.1904 30.05.1910  
       
HERMANUSPETRUSFONTEIN
1881 to August 1902

Area: Caledon
Renamedto Hermanus
1   BONC "241"     03.08.1897 05.06.1900  
2   1C "PETRUSFONTEIN" Name top and bottom 26.05.1898 10.07.1902  
       
HERMON
15 March 1856 to
Union
Area: Paarl
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank" 10 to 2 o'clock 11.06.1896 19.12.1902  
       
3   1C "Blank" 9 to 3 o'clock
Last seen: 18.12.1913
16.11.1904 30.05.1910  
       
HERSCHEL
1 January 1874 to1 November 1899
Unknown to
Union
Area: Herschel
1   BONC "64"
John Lund, Lundy on Stampboards
  01.04.1881 23.07.1899  
2   DARC       06.09.1879    
3   1C "Blank" Last seen: 09.11.1911 01.04.1881 30.05.1910  
4   1C "Dot"   04.03.1892 12.09.1903  
4x   1C "Dot" Boer Occupation 01.01.1900