Postal History of
Cape of Good Hope

Post Offices KENTANI to KIMBERLEY

KENTANI
January 1883 to
Union
Area: Transkei
1   BONC "456"   17.10.1887 09.01.1897  
2   1C "Dot"   17.10.1887 23.03.1908  
3   1C "Blank"   Relief postmark 12.10.1908    
4   2C "Bars + cross"   Last seen: 03.05.1924 11.11.1908 30.05.1910  
KERSEFONTEIN
1 January 1866 to
Union
Area: Piquetberg
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   1C "CGH"   Probable      
KETTING SIDING TO
1898 to
1 November 1907
Area: Worcester
Renamed from Blood River TO
(1)   BONC     Probable      
(2)   2C "CGH"   First seen 28.12.1912
Last seen 24.07.1935
     
KEURBOOMS RIVER
21 October 1865 to 1869
1882 to Union
Area: Griqualand East
1   BONC "909" Last seen: 02.08.1911 07.08.1907 30.05.1910  
2   1C "RIVER"   Name top and bottom
Last seen: ??.??.1923
10.12.1895 30.05.1910  
KHEIS
April 1890 to March 1891
January 1894 to October 1899
Area:  Carnarvon
2   1C "CGH" New discovery 18.??.1899    
       
KHOSIS
August 1899 to
Union
Area: Cape Town
Not recorded
KIMBERLEY
c 1873 to
Union
Area: Kimberley
Renamed from De Beer New Rush
Population 1904: 34331
1   DIAMOND
BONC
"1" Possibly used at De Beers NR 09.01.1872 05.12.1878  
       
2   BONC "227" Format 3-3-3
Number 5.3 mm high
Both types seen
22.04.1891 to 11.04.1903
     
3   BONC "227" Format 3-3-3
Number 6.8 mm high
Both types seen
22.04.1891 to 11.04.1903
     
       
4   BONC "227" Format 5-6-5 27.08.1887 22.09.1900  
5   BONC "227" Format 6-6-6 20.07.1882 29.07.1892  
6   BONC "227" Format 2-5-2
Horizontal
27.02.1899    
7   DARC   Narrow arc 22.11.1873 04.05.1881  
       
8   DARC   Wide arc 09.10.1873 09.03.1885  
9   1C "Blank" Name 8 to 4 o'clock
Large typeface
10.09.1876 22.02.1897  
10   1C "Blank"   Name 8 to 4 o'clock
Smaller typeface
13.04.1901 20.01.1902  
11   1C "Blank"
CGH Stamps
Name 9 to 3 o'clock
Larger typeface
Unusual "M"
Last seen: 01.01.1914
21.04.1886 30.05.1910  
       
12   1C "Blank" Name 9 to 3 o'clock
Smaller typeface
Smaller circle
Last seen: 07.06.1910
16.05.1901 30.05.1910  
       
13   1C "CGH" Rounded typeface
Small circle
03.01.1891 30.10.1900  
       
14   1C "CGH" Compact typeface
Small circle
27.07.1892 18.08.1899  
       
15   1C "CGH" Rounded typeface
Large circle
17.10.1894 01.09.1900  
16   1C "CGH" Compact typeface
Large circle
26.07.1899 04.01.1901  
17   1C "Dot"   13.11.1890 09.10.1896  
18   SQC "CAPE COLONY"     24.11.1882 09.11.1887  
       
19   SQC "CGH"   12.11.1896 22.03.1901  
       
20   HOODED     05.07.1888 27.03.1900  
       
21   2C "Bars + cross" Black cross

3 types reported by Frescura
All types seen
07.04.1902 to 28.09.1912
27.03.1905 26.08.1907  
       
22   2C "Bars + cross"
 
White cross

3 types reported by Frescura
All types seen
07.04.1902 to 28.09.1912
30.12.1901 14.04.1902  
       
23   2C "Bars + cross" Square cross
19.08.1905 28.09.1909  
       
24   2C "1" Last seen: 21.04.1915 13.08.1910 30.05.1910  
(25)   2C "2"   First seen: 21.07.1910
Last seen: 03.08.1911
     
       
26 "KIMBERLEY" 1C "CGH.MOO"   27.12.1889 06.06.1899  
28 "REGISTERED" 1C "KIMBERLEY" Last seen: 16.09.1910 22.11.1886 30.05.1910  
       
29 "HOOFD LAAGER Z.A.R." OVAL "KIMBERLEY" ZAR forces outside Kimberley 01.01.1099 30.05.1910  
KIMBERLEY CRICKET FIELD TO
1888 to Unknown
Area: Kimberley
Not recorded
KIMBERLEY EXHIBITION TO
1 September 1892 to 11 November 1892
Area: Kimberley
Not recorded
KIMBERLEY RACE COURSE TO
1 September 1892 to 11 November 1892

Kimberley
Not recorded
KIMBERLEY STATION
December 1897 to 15 October 1899
February 1900 to
Union
Area: Kimberley
1   BONC "1112"   03.03.1900
(Frescura)
10.03.1903
(Frescura)
 
2   1C "CGH"   09.05.1898
(Aab)
16.12.1907
(Aab)
 
       
3   1C "Blank" New discovery 02.04.1907
(Aab)