Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices HONINGBERG to HOUW HOEK

HONINGBERG
29 May 1858 to September1886

Area: Malmesbury
Not recorded
HOOFDLAAGER KIMBERLEY
Used by Boer forces
1   OVAL     28.12.1899    
2   OVAL     01.01.1900    
HOOFDLAAGER MAFEKING
Used by Boer forces
1   OVAL     29.12.1899    
2   OVAL     01.01.1900    
HOOGE KRAAL - George -
1 January 1875 to
Union
Area: George
1   BONC "?"   Could be 139      
2   2C "Bars + cross"     19.12.1907    
HOOGE KRAAL - Graaff-Reinet -
1 August 1878 to 1880
Area: Graaff-Reinet
Not recorded
HOOI KRAAL
15 June 1846 to 1850
Area: Stellenbosch
Not recorded
HOORNBOSCH
19 April 1855 to 1857
Area: Malmesbury
Not recorded
HOPEDALE
31 March 1857 to 17 January 1876

Area: Uniondale
Renamed to Uniondale
1   OVAL       25.10.1860 17.01.1876 300
HOPEFIELD
22 November 1854 to 10 October 1901
Unknown to 8 November 1901
Unknown to Union
Area: Malmesbury
Population 1904: 810
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   OVAL       10.05.1857 19.06.1880 100
3   1C "Dot"
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  21.12.1884 21.02.1903  
3   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 19.12.1913 04.05.1903 30.05.1910  
HOPETOWN
1 September 1856 to Union
Area: Hopetown
1   BONC "19"   21.08.1868 10.01.1898  
       
2   DARC     18.09.1857 10.07.1874  
       
3   1C "Blank"   01.11.1875
(Aab)
30.11.1895  
       
4   1C "CGH"   10.05.1897 18.04.1903  
5   1C "TO"   16.03.1896
(Aab)
09.07.1906  
       
6   2C "Bars + cross" Last seen: 08.12.1913 07.09.1903 30.05.1910  
       
HOPEWELL
July 1898 to
Union
Area: Somerset East
Renamed from Olievenfontein
(1)   BONC     Probable      
2   1C "Blank     04.04.1902    
(3)   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 09.02.1926      
HOPS RIVER
1 March 1863 to 1882

Area: Graaff-Reinet
Not recorded
HOTTENTOT'S HOLLAND
1828 to 4 July 1876

Area: Stellenbosch
Renamed from Somerset
renamed to Somerset West
1   BONC "70"   Later used at
Somerset West
24.05.1875    
2   OVAL   Rated as 3 by Goldblatt 21.04.1853 04.07.1876 25
HOTTENTOT'S KLOOF
1 August 1868 to
Union
Area: Ceres
Renamed from Karoo Poort
1   BONC "118"   Last seen: 22.08.1914      
2   DARC       14.03.1878 18.06.1884  
3   1C "Blank"     21.07.1871    
4   1C "CGH"   Last seen: 22.08.1914 27.01.1900 30.05.1910  
What BONC is this      
HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT
15 May 1885 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
1   BONC "576"   08.07.1889 ??.??.1906  
2   1C "Blank" Last seen: 31.10.1931 11.07.1885 30.05.1910  
HOUT BAY
January 1891 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
1   BONC "753"     21.08.1894 ??.04.1898  
2   1C "CGH" Last seen: 08.09.1917 ??.04.1898 30.05.1910  
HOUT KRAAL
October 1884 to
Union
Area: Hopetown
1   BONC "321"   ??.??.1891    
2   1C "Blank"
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Last seen: 20.06.1917 07.02.1891
(Aab)
30.05.1910  
       
HOUWATER
1906 to
Union
Area: Britstown
(1)   2C "Bars + cross"   First seen: 29.06.1911      
HOUW HOEK
14 May 1849 to
Union
Area: Caledon
1   OCT-NUMBER "25"   ??.??.1852 04.12.1853  
(2)   BONC     Probable      
3   OVAL       19.07.1861 03.06.1863 300
4   1C "HOEK" Last seen: 30.03.1926 04.02.1891 30.05.1910